Nintendo's Next Killer App Could Be As Easy As 1,2 Switch
What seemed like a silly pass during its reveal may turn out to be one of the best launch games the Switch offers, and I’m definitely gearing up for some crazy 1,2 Switch parties come early March.
When Product Placement Paid Off With the Burger King Games
The fact is that on some level, marketing tie-ins in video games pay off, such as in the curious case of the Burger King games, released today in 2006.
Katamari Damacy Gathered Fans Up In Its Quirky Charm
It was on this day in 2004 that North America got its first taste of the constellation rolling craziness that was the first of the series, Katamari Damacy.
The Best Use for Pokemon Go's Leaders is Staring Us in the Face
As a game, Pokemon Go appeals to the public’s love of Pokemon, of adventure and conquering the fantastic. There’s no reason the subsequent elements of the game shouldn’t appeal to why we love Pokemon.
That Dragon, Cancer Review
We know a mature game by the things that rating systems tell us. Mature, PEGI 18, etc. These are labels defined by mostly surface things: blood and gore, suggestive themes, language and the like. But any child can see blood. Any child can hear bad language. Conversely, That Dragon, Cancer doesn’t have any of those things. Yet it may be the most mature thing I’ve ever experienced. It’s an invite to walk beside a family through the deepest waters of hope, despair, faith, humanity, loneliness, togetherness, joy, and sadness. You can’t give this to a child. You can’t expect someone to grasp this episode without the strength, patience and awareness to see, hear and feel what is meant to be conveyed. For my experience, it was almost perfect.
Beta Testing Begins for Comcast and EA's Xfinity Games
Comcast's "Xfinity Games powered by EA" initiative is going to bring its own brand of set-top box-based casual gaming to your living room.
Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Is CEO Again as Don Mattrick Leaves
Zynga has announced that founder Mark Pincus will be making a full circle return to his original role as CEO as Don Mattrick is walking away from the position.