In a recently published KillScreen article, contributor David Chandler examined video games in the context of surveillance and panopticism, a term outlined by French philosopher Michel Foucault in... by Evan Lower3 months ago
Trends, tropes and traits are a fun part of our medium that makes games we love even better. Every once and a while though, it’s okay for us to poke fun at these things or even vent if they annoy us, Which is why it's fun to make a list about all of them. –
14 Slides by Angelina Bonilla3 months ago
E3 2014 is right around the corner.
It will be the first E3 since console bigwigs Microsoft and Sony launched their Generation 8 machines - and it won’t only be those two giants showcasing their... by Proto Foe5 months ago
I don’t like Mario. No, that might be a little too polite. I really don’t like Mario. No, still not right. I despise Mario. I can’t stand him. Nope. Still wrong.
I hate Mario. I hate how I can’t... by Brian Skahan10 months ago
Sure, Mario's been around long enough to have lots of songs made about him and his friends, but those pale in comparison to this masterpiece. "Hey Mario" is an innocent and unassuming enough... by Jay Ricciardi1 year ago
Every quest begins with a problem. There is something that the adventurer needs or wants that he does not have or cannot do in his current state. Frodo cannot destroy the ring without going to... by Andrew Wynans1 year ago
The Wii U was announced during Nintendo’s E3 2011 press conference. I vividly remember watching the conference, with dumbfounded slackened jaw, thinking:
“This is the worst reveal ever.”
That is... by Max Jay1 year ago
Game heroes are usually big, bad and downright brutal.
But not always.
Let's take a look at seven of these less than macho "heroes" to see exactly why you could probably take them in a fight... by Eli "The Mad Man" Shayotovich1 year ago
The human body is a marvel. When damaged, it is capable of amazing feats of recovery. When threatened, it is able to supercharge itself with adrenaline to imbue greater strength, quicker reflexes... by Mat Westhorpe1 year ago
The gaming industry is big business. While we might like to think of our hobby as somehow purer or more innocent than other corporate enterprises, when sales stretch into the billions and massive... by Alan Bradley1 year ago
Today, it was announced that Shigeru Miyamoto, while being interviewed by Famitsu Magazine, will be personally working on a brand new franchise that will be exclusive to the Wii U. Miyamoto was... by The_Dorkknight1 year ago
In an interview between Famitsu and Kotaku, Nintendo's golden child, Shigeru Miyamoto said that Nintendo is working on a new franchise to release on the Wii U.
In Famitu's interview... by Max Jay1 year ago
Nintendo's latest update for the 3Ds, version 2.0.0-2U, allows users to backup all saved game data to SD card located within the device. Although we have been backing up data to external mediums... by Kazemusha1 year ago
When you think Nintendo, you probably don’t think slavery. But according to Walk Free, an anti-slavery organization, Nintendo products utilize “conflict minerals,” which are minerals from... by Amanda Wallace1 year ago
The Simple Life
My kitchen is bright, clean, and spacious. I have a glass stovetop, a convection oven, and a kitchen table that looks like the ideal for ritual sacrifice. (But a nice, classy... by Stephanie Tang1 year ago
Nintendo may not be holding a large E3 event, but that does not mean they don't have some big things in store. The Nintendo of America Twitter confirmed they would be giving some information on... by Ashley SSS1 year ago