Gaming is art. Simple as that. It’s a medium that tells stories and evokes emotion, just like television, movies, music, books, paintings, sculptures, plays, and more. It’s about time we stop having this inane argument about whether or not gaming is art and start discussing what art means for gaming. Being an artform actually presents a few unique problems to gaming that other mediums don’t experience. Today, we are going to talk about problems with preserving gaming works of art for later generations.
Unless you've been living under a rock, the past three days have been an onslaught of adoration and vitriol for Microsoft’s newest console, Xbox One. Because the recent press conference was so vague, opinions about what the console is capable of is all over the map. For some, the new console means awesome new graphics, better online gaming, and tons of Fantasy Sports support. For others, the new systems’ disregard for indie games, ignorance of backwards compatibility, and obvious cash grab are pushing them away faster than a first date with a hidden snaggletooth. No matter where you stand, the Xbox One has everyone talking about what lies ahead in the next generation of gaming.
Wednesday night is big game night for all of us iOS gaming nuts, and there are some cool new games launching tonight to look out for. Let’s take a look at what’s hitting the App Store around 11:00 PM EST.
Let’s grab a giant platter of sushi news and bite down on the best pieces of content to hit the web on May 22nd, 2013. What a Wednesday!
Ever wonder what your favorite game would be like as a movie? Well, wonder no more. Arcade Sushi's Cast That Game series takes a pain-staking look at your favorite games and, using our crack skills as connoisseurs of pop culture, we figure out who to cast in this video game-turned-movie. This week's game? Final Fantasy VII!
Yesterday's announcement by Microsoft regarding Xbox One sent shockwaves throughout the gaming world. Websites ran article after article talking about the next great system from Seattle. But what did gamers think about it all?
With the reveal of the Xbox One, Microsoft has aligned itself against the consumers of this world. In the almighty chase of the dollar, Microsoft has continued to ignore the demands of its users. Instead it has chosen to focus only on what will rake in more revenue. While ensuring ROI for its investors is the core tenant for any company, that doesn’t mean the consumer needs to be scammed at each new iteration of a console. As many new startups have proven, sometimes simply making the consumer happy brings in more business than stealing from them blindly.
Now that Bioshock Infinite has had the time to steep in my brain like a bitter sweet coffee brew, I’ve realized that the Songbird is my favorite character in the entire game.
The new Call of Juarez game is now on Xbox Live, and Ubisoft just released a brand new launch trailer.
Let’s grab a giant platter of sushi news and bite down on the best pieces of content to hit the web on May 21st, 2013. Happy Xbox Tuesday!