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’
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.
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 […]
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?
It has been just over two months since the PS Vita released here in the EU. I’m still finding myself playing the device on a daily basis. With Wipeout 2048 and Treasures of Montezuma Blitz captivating that “pick up and play” style gaming for me. In my opinion it’s a wonderful device and it deserves […]
Earlier this week, 23rd March, was the PlayStation 3’s 5th Birthday in the EU. It released here back in 2007 on that very date. In that time it has come a long way in terms of the games and services it has offered.
Casual gaming was something that bloomed with the arrival of Nintendo’s Wii and the massive worldwide success of the smartphones. You can divide casual games into two different sections however. Games like Just Dance, that are being developed with a lot of budget and are up for sale in stores, or games like Angry Birds. […]
Portable gaming has never interested me. This has been quite clear to me as my PSP, bought at launch, has never had its fair share of my gaming playtime over the past few years. It is probably my lifestyle that has never captivated my interest for portable gaming. I don’t travel a lot or more […]
Games have been existing for a long time, but nowadays, everything has to be either high-definition or 3D and very realistic looking. Graphics and details are very important. But why is it that pixel games like Minecraft are so popular? In a time where graphics are the most important element of a game, the ancient […]
I’m a gamer… I’m violent At least that’s what goes through the mind of the non-gaming majority. Is there really a correlation between video games and violence or is it all just blaming the unknown to find a black sheep?