This week marks the 10th anniversary of the PlayStation 3. Released on November 17, 2006 Sony’s third console wasn’t always one of the best consoles around. After the incredibly massive success of the PlayStation 2, it seems that Sony was being overconfident with itself. Continue reading Top Ten PlayStation 3 Games
Tokyo 42, a self-described “lovechild” of Syndicate and Grand Theft Auto 1 developed by indie studio Smac Games, is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2017.
Continue reading Grand Theft Auto inspired Tokyo 42 coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC in 2017
I want to be, the very best. Like no one ever was. To catch them is my real test, to train them is my cause.
These words bring a flood of intense nostalgia for a host of twenty-somethings that had their childhoods shaped by Nintendo’s iconic Pokémon franchise. They are trigger words that transform us into excited children inspired by the adventure and friendship that beckons us into the greater world. 20 years after many of us first experienced the wonderful Pokémon Red and Blue, that promise has finally been fulfilled.
Something that stands out here at Middle of Nowhere Gaming is our diverse staff. The diversity behind everyone’s tastes is what makes our content refreshing. Everyone has that one game. That ONE game that stands among the rest as their favorite. It’s interesting to see how every game on our favorite list is so different from one another. Here’s the list of some of our favorite games of all time. Continue reading MONG Staff Favorite Games List
Dead or Alive, if you’re playing on PC, you can’t win. Hakkon’s jaws will finally be shattered soon for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 users. Grand Theft Auto is getting stabilized and the new Halo 5 trailers de-stabilized our views of the Chief and revealed when we’ll get answers!
A BLOODY MASTERPIECE
Violence has become a trope in media today. From the increasingly gory television shows like The Walking Dead to torture porn films like the Saw franchise, violence is something we are inundated with on a daily basis. On top of this, filmmakers, game designers, and showrunners continue to push the envelope further and further with the end goal of making more money and seizing more attention. Sure, one can argue that a lot of these creators are just following their vision. However, most of the time it feels as though these artists are seeking attention, and controversy tends to be an easy way to attain this. Upon first glance, it may seem as though Dennaton Games’ is trying to get attention for their gruesome game. However, after a few scenes it becomes immediately clear that there is a lot more to Hotline Miami than its gory presentation. Like the first, Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is a gruesome and unsettling experience that demanded my attention from beginning to end.