Fandom can be a crazy thing. While all of us are passionate about something, a select few choose to go above and beyond the usual standards and find themselves driven to do something remarkably creative — all to pay tribute to a video game or series they love. Developers are quick to react to these fan-made projects… but they often do so in the worst way imaginable. Continue reading Fans Create Great Games, Big Companies Handle It Poorly
When Nintendo announced its E3 2016 plans, or rather lack thereof, in the months leading up to the conference, many were disappointed with the news. And rightfully so. For Nintendo to show only one game at the biggest video game presentation of the year was simply unprecedented.
It turned out to be a brilliant move that I believe foreshadows the company’s future.
For the first time in the series, the next Zelda game will feature voice acting. Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting voice acting, but Link will remain silent
If you have been following the E3 2016 festivities, you are well aware of the clinic that Sony put on during their PlayStation press conference on Monday night. The console maker and publisher put its foot on the gas and did not relent for the entirety of the 70 minute runtime. Rather than let suits and developers gush about their games, Sony chose to let the games do the talking.
The industry needs to take note, because Sony just provided the blueprint to the perfect E3 show.