Anthony McKinney

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Going episodic is the only option for the Final Fantasy 7 remake

Final Fantasy 7 fans eagerly awaiting a next-gen adaptation of their favorite game have gone through a variety of emotions over the years. Teased …

Final Fantasy

Facebook's Oculus Rift Can't Compete With PlayStation VR or HTC Vive, But Its Marketing Might

In the video above, I outline the biggest competitors for virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, starting with the HTC Vive. The HTC Vive is the most impactful tech demo I’ve experienced and that is saying something. There is no way for me to articulate how completely enveloped you are into these …

Pokemon launches 20th anniversary games including Nintendo's first smartphone app

<b>Pokemon is celebrating its 20th birthday this year and there are a few reasons for gamers to celebrate - including Nintendo's first smartphone app.</b><p>The original titles are also making a comeback and Pikachu has a new mission.<p>Whether you swapped trading cards in the playground, watch the cartoon …

Pokémon Go

Games Are "Main" Focus of Sony Interactive Entertainment; Sony Shares a Reason for Headquarters in the U.S.

During Sony’s quarterly earnings call for Japanese investors and analysts, Chief Financial Officer Kenichiro Yoshida talked about PlayStation VR, and …

Game|Life Podcast: The Witness and Nintendo NX Speculation

Author: Chris Kohler. Chris Kohler Culture<p>Date of Publication: 01.29.16.<p>Time of Publication: 2:42 pm. 2:42 pm<p>Podcast<p>RSS<br>• iTunes<br>• Download<p>Are we close to …

Strong PlayStation Sales Boost Sony

The most significant negative, unusually, was Sony's Devices division, which covers components including image sensors.<p>Sony posted third-quarter earnings up on those from a year ago, making ¥202.1 billion ($1.69 billion) in operating profit off ¥2.58 trillion ($21.5 billion) in revenue. Net profit …

Profit

Nintendo NX handheld expected to launch in 2016

After many months of rumors and speculation about Nintendo‘s next video game system, codenamed NX, and its possible combination of both home console …

Xbox Boss Explains Scalebound Delay, Talks Competition With PS4

Microsoft marketing manager Aaron Greenberg has shed some additional light on the recent announcement that Xbox One dragon game Scalebound is being pushed to 2017. In a new interview with IGN, Greenberg said it would be really tough for Scalebound to shine this holiday up against Microsoft's other …

A New ‘Smash Bros.’ Is Rumored To Be In The Works, And Could Be A Nintendo NX Launch Title

<i>Super Smash Bros.</i> fans have grown accustomed to excruciating waits between new entries in the series. There was an eight-year gap between <i>Super Smash Bros. Melee</i> and <i>Brawl</i>, and a six-year wait between <i>Brawl</i> and the Wii U and 3DS versions. Given that history, we shouldn’t expect a new <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> …

Why Nintendo Needs to Start Growing Up with Its Fans

The company's kid-friendly policies actually risk pushing its younger demographic away.<p>In an interview with US Gamer in September 2015, <i>Chibi Robo! Zip Lash</i> assistant producer Risa Tabata talked about the decision to turn the game into 2D side-scroller (for the 3DS, of all systems) rather than a 3D …

Why Zelda Hero Link Doesn't Talk

Link, the protagonist of Nintendo's iconic Legend of Zelda series, doesn't historically talk--and it sounds like that's not going to change anytime soon. In a recent interview, series producer Eiji Aonuma said he thinks it "could be good" for a future Zelda game to feature a talking Link, but also …

Legend of Zelda

Final Fantasy XV's Combat Kicks Even More Ass Now

Remember the exciting battles fought in the second coming of <i>Final Fantasy XV</i> Episode Duscae? They’ve got nothing on the awesome Niflheim base battle …

Windows 95 on a Nintendo 3DS is as strange as you'd think

The trend of putting PC software on wholly impractical devices isn't stopping with the new year, folks. <i>GBATemp</i> fan Shutterbug2000 has managed to get Windows 95 running on a New Nintendo 3DS XL thanks to both DOSbox emulation and some ingenuity. You won't be doing a whole lot with this right now -- …

Why 2016 will see the birth of a new generation of gaming

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Nvidia.</i><p>It’s taken streaming a remarkably short time to become our preferred way of consuming media. Netflix launched its video streaming service in 2007, while Spotify first went public in 2008, and since then streaming has been on the up and up, except in one …

Streaming Media

Relive Your Childhood on Your Mac With This Nintendo 64 & PlayStation Emulator

Get gaming.<p>The games of yesteryear are now within your reach with all-in-one game emulator OpenEmu‘s latest update, which adds popular titles from …

Final Fantasy 15 Confirmed to Launch in 2016

Final Fantasy XV will launch in 2016, game director Hajime Tabata confirmed today. This release timing was already strongly hinted at, but now it's absolutely confirmed as part of a blog post.<p>"We will finally release FFXV this year, in 2016!" Tabata said. "In development, previous phases required …

Nintendo’s make-or-break year

Nintendo’s make-or-break year Nintendo Nintendo have had a rough 12 months – can they turn things around in 2016? By Ben Sillis on 1 January 2016

Nintendo

Final Fantasy VII Remake steals the show at Sony's PlayStation Experience

Gallery: Final Fantasy VII Remake steals the show at Sony's PlayStation Experience<p>Gallery: Final Fantasy VII Remake steals the show at Sony's …

We turned on the Nintendo PlayStation: It's real and it works

When a mysterious "Nintendo PlayStation" prototype with both an SNES cartridge slot and a CD drive made the rounds back in July, many remained skeptical. Not even Sony PlayStation's head of Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida, wanted to confirm its authenticity. Or perhaps he just didn't want to …

Bethesda Softworks talks Creation Engine changes after Skyrim for Fallout 4

Work on Fallout 4 has been extensive, as we heard from presentations at E3 2015 and various interviews, but when it comes to the game's visuals, …

The Elder Scrolls

Review: Yo-kai Watch - best new franchise on Nintendo 3DS

Every Nintendo handheld has had that exciting franchise that brings forth new and refreshing ideas. The Gameboy had Tetris and Pokémon –the Gameboy …

Anime

Online Gaming Harassment Movie in the Works, Could Star Scarlett Johansson

A movie about harassment in the video game industry is in the works and could star Scarlett Johansson. Former Sony Pictures executive Amy Pascal's new Pascal Pictures company has obtained the rights to "<i>Crash Override: How To Save The Internet From Itself</i>," an upcoming memoir written by Depression …

Scarlett Johansson

Capcom Is Opening an "Experiential Restaurant"

Resident Evil and Street Fighter publisher Capcom has announced plans to open its own restaurant/store hybrid. Called the "Capcom Cafe," the establishment is officially labeled an "experiential restaurant" and is slated to open for business in Japan at the Aeon LakeTown shopping mall in Koshigaya …

Despite Fallout 4 making it a villain, MIT tries to convince us it isn’t evil

Evil scientists are potentially among us, and publisher Bethesda is trying to warn us about them with its new game.<p>The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is not an evil organization, the university has told GamesBeat. But the respected Cambridge, Massachusetts-based beacon of education is making …

How to Get a New Nintendo 3DS XL for $100

GameStop has launched yet another trade-in offer, this one for the New Nintendo 3DS XL. Effective immediately, GameStop will pay you $100 in store credit toward the purchase of a New Nintendo 3DS XL when you trade in a 3DS, 3DS XL, or PlayStation Vita. That means you can get a new system for just …

Retrogaming

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is the best shooter game of 2015

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops III is one of the finest installments in a series that has generated $10 billion in lifetime revenue. The single-player campaign is challenging, surprising, and has more interesting missions that take full advantage of the next-generation game consoles. It’s too …

Call of Duty

'Fallout 4' Will Face Two Giant Challenges On Tuesday

<i>Fallout 4</i> is coming. We’re officially allowed to tell you what we think about it on monday. It will be, by any metric, one of the biggest launches of the fall, whether we’re talking about probably sales, number of cars on the hurtling hype train, or sheer scope of the game world. It’s been a long …