Category Archives: Video Games

You’ve Gone and Done It Now, SIXAXIS!

Yesterday was the final straw, I can no longer remain silent. In life, I’m a very patient man but when it comes to my games, that’s far from the truth. Last night, my SIXAXIS bugged out on my Wife twice in Go!Sudoku alone and anyone in a relationship knows what that means.

I wonder why Microsoft chose not to use bluetooth? ummmmmm. It’s still 2.4ghz, but I don’t recall my 360 controller having a conniption. SIXAXIS, you fail!

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Sony uses freshly-slaughtered goat to promote sales of God of War II – WTF?

Sony, in another great marketing move, decided to use a freshly slaughtered goat and entice people to reach into its carcass and eat offal hidden within. Yum!

Note to Sony PR and Marketing. YOU FAIL! That is all. This is a shame, because God of War 2 is such a fantastic game. Cory Barlog should defect for this.

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Ken Kutaragi Steps Down From His Position At Sony

Ken Kutaragi, has announced that he is stepping down from his executive position at Sony. Of course, the conspiracy theorists will go nutso over this one, but nomatter what you may think, he is one of the forefathers of modern gaming. The Playstaion 3’s bad numbers we are sure played a part, but whether or not u like him, he will be missed.

He will be missed for sure. No more PR nightmare quotes from Ken. Oh Noes! Remember, we’ll want to work extra hours to get a PS3. Who are we going to look up to at Sony to say idioctic thing’s now. Oh wait, they are plenty of people left.

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Tetris made me do it!

I caught this over on Flickr and a had a sort of epiphany of sorts. After thinking about every bad thing I’ve done over my time on this here Earth, none serious (I’m not a criminal, shish), I finally figured out what caused it all. Yep, it was Tetris. Call me crazy if you want, but if someone can get a way with murder by saying that GTA made them do it, then I can blame Tetris for my petty mistakes.

[via Flickr]

“Hardcore” Playstation 3 DIY Cabinet

Gerald had designed and had a customized cabinet made to house a Playstation 3 and a PC station inside his garage-turned-martial arts gym! Dual Sony Bravia LCDs for Virtua Fighter 5 action in high definition glory.

This is pretty damn nice, but there’s only one problem with it. If you’ve read any of my posts over the last 11 months or so you can probably guess what the problem with this setup is. Yes it’s the Playstation 3. Why PS3? If it’s only to play Virtual Fighter 5 now then I can understand. I have nothing against the PS3 per se, but the fact that it comes from Sony is enough for me. If this thing had a Xbox 360 in it instead I’d offer to buy it from him. That is if I had that kind of money to through down. In other words great setup, but heavy modifications would be in store.

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Jaffe: I Would Not Have Included Blu-ray in PS3

In somewhat of a shocker, God of War creator David Jaffe has admitted that if he could change something about PS3, he would have removed its Blu-ray player and sold the console at a cheaper price. He also revealed that he might one day found his own independent studio.

It’s great to see that someone inside of Sony has the balls to say something outside of the company line. Pushing Blu-ray on Playstation 3 owners is wrong. Taking choice out of the hands of the consumer is exactly what is not needed.

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Resident Evil 4 Wii-make Confirmed

It appears that the rumored mystery Resident Evil title in the works for the Nintendo Wii is indeed a Resident Evil 4 remake. It will have Wii-specific controls and include all the content from the PS2 version, including “Separate Ways”

I’d hate to say that the Wii was just a Gamecube with a different controller, but the Wii is just a Gamecube with a different controller. The Wii-mote does allow for gameplay that’s impossible with other forms of control, but at the end of the day your still playing a video game just as before. Whether you call it a Wii or a refurbished Gamecube, if it’s fun that’s all that matters. Great game design rules over all. To bad the Wii has very few games that distinguish itself from a mutated PlayStation 2.

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PS3 – Making Marketing a ‘Comeback’?

It’s hard to say that a console needs a comeback after being on the market not even 5 months, and SCEA certainly wouldn’t call it that, but Peter Dille, SCEA’s SVP of Marketing, does acknowledge that marketing the PS3 is an “ongoing education effort.” We speak with Dille about Sony’s marketing efforts and post-launch challenges.
Much more inside.

Ummm……Comeback all they want, but $600 dollars is still hard to swallow.

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Microsoft Announces HOMEless

With an 8-bit avatar uniquely customized according to each user’s preference, Gold members can pause Silver users’ games, reset their Xbox 360’s or trash talk through both speakers and Xbox 360 Live headsets with no option for the hacked Xbox Live user to mute the Xbox Live Gold member.

Yes! My salvation has ben answered.

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Sony Announces PlayStation 3 Global Recall

Sony Corp. announced today a global recall of the PlayStation 3 video game and entertainment system after accepting customers complaints that the system could not perform all the features as advertised by the company.

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