Posts Tagged 'Sony'

Let games be as challenging as they need to be

In a terrifying piece on the future of video games, Steve Fulton describes the rise of the hardcore and how developers are reconstructing the challenge of yesteryear to make games that matter. It’s a piece that scares and confuses me.

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Let games be as challenging as they need to be

In a terrifying piece on the future of video games, Steve Fulton describes the rise of the hardcore and how developers are reconstructing the challenge of yesteryear to make games that matter. It’s a piece that scares and confuses me.

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A New Zealand judge is wrong. The U.S. itself isn't what threatens digital rights.

Comic-Con wasn’t the only meeting that wrapped up last week in San Diego. Of much more import, and thus to much less fanfare, the TPP concluded its 13th meeting there where it discussed, among other things, the kinds of copyright laws that each

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A New Zealand judge is wrong. The U.S. itself isn't what threatens digital rights.

Comic-Con wasn’t the only meeting that wrapped up last week in San Diego. Of much more import, and thus to much less fanfare, the TPP concluded its 13th meeting there where it discussed, among other things, the kinds of copyright laws that each

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E3 2012 is Upon us, but What Choices lie Ahead?

The mood is unmistakable. The current generation isn’t quite over, and the next one hasn’t gotten started yet. Unlike recent years, everyone has both eyes looking into the future even as both feet remain firmly planted in the present. It

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E3 2012 is Upon us, but What Choices lie Ahead?

The mood is unmistakable. The current generation isn’t quite over, and the next one hasn’t gotten started yet. Unlike recent years, everyone has both eyes looking into the future even as both feet remain firmly planted in the present. It

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Leaving Japan: What strategies should Nintendo adopt for the Wii U

There is trouble brewing for the Old Gods. On April 10th, Sony has released some very interesting numbers, announcing a ¥520 billion loss and an operating loss of ¥95 billion. It is the operating loss that matters, for it relates

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Leaving Japan: What strategies should Nintendo adopt for the Wii U

There is trouble brewing for the Old Gods. On April 10th, Sony has released some very interesting numbers, announcing a ¥520 billion loss and an operating loss of ¥95 billion. It is the operating loss that matters, for it relates

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Golf and godhood

There is a God and He is in a golf game. You won’t find Him at first, though. Much like the various religions that portray Him, His existence transcends human understanding. He is behind every drive, chip, and putt in

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Golf and godhood

There is a God and He is in a golf game. You won’t find Him at first, though. Much like the various religions that portray Him, His existence transcends human understanding. He is behind every drive, chip, and putt in

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Naughty Dog goes survival horror with The Last Of Us

Tonight at the VGAs Naughty Dog let loose the first trailer of their new survival horror game, The Last Of Us. The trailer shows us the two main characters, a gruff man named Joel (voiced by Troy Baker) and a

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Naughty Dog goes survival horror with The Last Of Us

Tonight at the VGAs Naughty Dog let loose the first trailer of their new survival horror game, The Last Of Us. The trailer shows us the two main characters, a gruff man named Joel (voiced by Troy Baker) and a

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No fixed prices for Playstation Vita titles

To counter the mobile game market, Sony plans to ditch the standard of set prices on most systems in favor of “a more tailored approach”. This way smaller third party titles can be sold at lower prices compared to first

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No fixed prices for Playstation Vita titles

To counter the mobile game market, Sony plans to ditch the standard of set prices on most systems in favor of “a more tailored approach”. This way smaller third party titles can be sold at lower prices compared to first

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Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Not Possible Without Online Pass

The reasoning, Uncharted 3 director Justin Richmond gave TheSixthAxis in an interview, is because of bandwidth costs, and all the content packed into the game’s multiplayer. Content which Richmond says is unlike anything in the industry. “We’re giving out a

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Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Not Possible Without Online Pass

The reasoning, Uncharted 3 director Justin Richmond gave TheSixthAxis in an interview, is because of bandwidth costs, and all the content packed into the game’s multiplayer. Content which Richmond says is unlike anything in the industry. “We’re giving out a

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FF Type-0 Characters Level While You Do More Important Things

One feature of Final Fantasy Type-0 that will likely anger a few traditionalists is the game’s secret mission feature. Ace, Queen, and their friends are such studious residents of the Peristerium School of Magic that as long as you put

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FF Type-0 Characters Level While You Do More Important Things

One feature of Final Fantasy Type-0 that will likely anger a few traditionalists is the game’s secret mission feature. Ace, Queen, and their friends are such studious residents of the Peristerium School of Magic that as long as you put

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Go to Subway, Get Uncharted Beta Code

Nathan Drake couldn’t hunt down priceless treasures without his chicken bacon ranch on Italian herbs and cheese with a Dr. Pepper! Okay that’s what I get at Subway, but I’m sure the dude raider has his own favorite sandwich configuration.

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Go to Subway, Get Uncharted Beta Code

Nathan Drake couldn’t hunt down priceless treasures without his chicken bacon ranch on Italian herbs and cheese with a Dr. Pepper! Okay that’s what I get at Subway, but I’m sure the dude raider has his own favorite sandwich configuration.

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