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Category Archives: Pause For Thought

Reaction: Bethesda’s conference, a great start for E3

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Bethesda held its own conference for the first time ever during E3 2015. Since the publisher had a lot to share, it wasn’t enough to be featured in other conferences. The first Bethesda conference was a huge success, resulting in some major announcements. We give our reactions to some of the biggest E3 reveals of this year.

Pause for thought – Pre-reveals kill the E3 magic

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E3 2015 is really close now and we already see the consequences. A lot of publishers went for the early reveal of their content.

It makes sense from some point of view but isn’t E3 supposed to be about kick-ass reveals? Is this ‘pre-vibe’ killing or improving the global E3 experience?

Special: E3 2015: Predictions – Part I

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Yes, it’s almost that special time of the year again for gamers all over the world! E3 2015 will start in less than one month so it’s time for us to kick off our coverage. Like last years, we’ll start with our personal predictions.

In this first part of the prediction I’ll give you guys my top five of things I expect to see. Besides this list, I’ll also give you my personal top three things I want to see but probably won’t happen.

Special: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate inspired by Gangs of New York?

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Ubisoft revealed the new Assassin’s Creed today. The game is called Syndicate and is set in London. I couldn’t shake the feeling however that I’ve seen a lot of the gameplay before and than it came to my mind. Is this based or at least inspired on the Gangs of New York movie?!

E3 2014 Predictions – part I

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E3 2014 will kick off next week, time for us to give you our predictions for the show. First up, I look ahead and note my personal top 5 of things I would like to see.

Aside of this, I also give you my personal top 3 of things I would like to see but that won’t happen.

Pause for thought: Nintendo’ new strategy

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As you might have heard, Nintendo shared its new strategy towards the Wii U and 3DS in an investors meeting last week. The company revealed how it would like to make some changes in the future. Rest assured, Nintendo will continue making hardware and software but brings in some innovations as well. Read everything about in in this article.

Pause for Thought: Nintendo 2DS

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Nintendo announced the Nintendo 2DS yesterday and nobody was expecting this news. Short after the presentation, the internet exploded. Lots of Nintendo fans didn’t get the company. Why would Nintendo make a downgrade 3DS and make it look like an ancient gaming device? The real question however is, why isn’t this 2DS a bad idea?

Pause For Thought: Looking Back At The PlayStation 2

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This week brought news that the production of Sony’s PlayStation 2 has ceased. The console first released in March 2000, 2 months short of 13 years ago.

Pause For Thought: Can Portable Gaming Become A Substitute For Home Consoles?

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I have recently moved to University, in doing so I have left my console, the PlayStation 3 in my case, at home. However, to fulfill my gaming needs I have instead brought along my PS Vita in the hope it can fill the gap of a missing console. It’s been a couple of weeks now so I think that it is time to review whether portable devices can become a substitute for home consoles.

Pause For Thought: Hype – Good or Bad?

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Hype is a strange thing. It can make or break about anything, satisfy or dissatisfy our expectations and even make history for either the good or bad reasons. Where does this fit into gaming?