It is no secret that popular entertainment is littered with an endless supply of remakes, reboots, reimaginings, and sequels. Whether it be in movies, television, or videogames, companies often rely on the familiar when trying to attract an audience. Investing millions of dollars into a product is a big risk, and despite outcry from some consumers about lack of originality, what often succeeds is something old and established. Continue reading How Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony Succeeded With New IP in 2015
The time has come! Our official Game of the Month is…
Brian and Matt return after a week off to hold court with Lou, MONG’s own Nintendo Ninja, to talk about Ori and the Blind Forest before diving off the deep end with Jake in a conversation about Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number… and, as is tradition, some music talk. It’s like two podcasts in one! No spoilers. Just reviews (and music).
Are you too busy to read our Ori and the Blind Forest review? Well we have you covered with a video review summing everything up! Continue reading Ori and the Blind Forest Video Review
AN EXERCISE IN PERFECTION
Admittedly, Xbox One hasn’t had a lot going for it so far — with the exception of Sunset Overdrive, the Microsoft exclusive titles have either come hand in hand with scandal or have been subpar. What’s worse, it is well noted how nearly every multi-platform game runs better on PC and PlayStation 4. With all of that said, no one game has single-handedly turned around my opinion of a console and its future than Ori and the Blind Forest.
Here are all of the games that are coming out this week in North America! Continue reading This Week’s New Releases: 3/9/15
Ahead of its impending release in a few days, Microsoft has revealed the launch trailer for Ori and the Blind Forest. Continue reading Ori and the Blind Forest Wows With Launch Trailer
The stylish platformer and Microsoft exclusive, Ori and the Blind Forest, has been given a release date. Continue reading Ori and the Blind Forest Has A Release Date
Microsoft’s head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, took to Twitter to answer questions about the Xbox One and the console’s future. Continue reading Phil Spencer Addresses Xbox One Questions
On this week’s MONG Podcast, the team discussed some of this week’s biggest gaming news like Super Smash Bros. for Wii U breaking sales records, World of Warcraft’s rise in subscribers, Evolve’s DLC plan, Ori and the Blind Forest’s delay, Tales from the Borderlands’ sudden release, and Dark Souls II being released on current gen consoles! Continue reading Has Super Smash Bros. Convinced You to Buy a Wii U?