Most people I know that own an Xbox 360 use it to watch Netflix. Most of the people I know that own a Playstation 3 use it primarily as a Blue-Ray player. Sure, they bought games too, but they really dont play them. Attempting to call the Xbox One an entertainment system that just so happens to play games, is a brilliant move by Microsoft. After the conference ended, Reddit was quick to complain they wanted a new console, not a TV remote. The fact being overlooked is you still are getting a con
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Most interesting statistic: Only 6% of all characters made cleared the highest difficulty.
Diablo III’s One-Year Anniversary InfographicDiablo III’s One-Year Anniversary Infographic - Diablo IIIDiablo IIILylirra [http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/9691895/diablo-iii%E2%80%99s-one-year-anniversary-infographic-5-20-2013]
And truly captures Wario’s character.
Nintendo Launches Kickstarter Parody “Crowdfarter” To Promote Game & WarioNew Wii U title gets humorous promotional siteNintendo LifeDamien McFerran [https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2013/05/nintendo_launches_kickstarter_parody_crowdfarter_to_promote_game_and_wario]
I’m sure its just a coincidence this was released a day before the Xbox announcement.
Exclusive video | PlayStation 4 See it First at E3 | TeaserWatch our world exclusive teaser video and make sure you are the first to see it at E3 June 10th 2013. Sign up: http://eu.playstation.com/PS4YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjXU1anoC5Y]
It’s hugely involved, with you mining the ground to gain resources to trade for coins to claim your land. Like a proper game of Civ, major construction involves clicking on the ground and watching the buildings extruding upwards. They’re functional buildings, allowing you to enter and use them, and enhancing them to provide the bonuses to the land.
This feels like the next natural stage of evolution of Minecraft.
A Minecraft Mod To Admeier: CivCraftThere’s not a lot of structure to vanilla
Mostly fluff, but there is something to be said about a publication like WSJ covering the Xbox. It’s a little astounding how far video games have progressed for a new console release to be covered by mainstream culture.
One password, discovered over 20 years later, long after the Metroid password system had been completely reverse-engineered, does not grant you all items. This password just crashes and resets the game:
A Profanity-Laced Video Game Password That Breaks Everything | Max Woolf’s Blog Most of these passwords were gibberish that required a pen-and-paper to write down and remember. One password, however, is more memorable, and much more sinister.Max Woolf's BlogMax Woolf [https://minimaxir.com/20
I still remember when I would get the monthly flyers from Game Genie in the mail with the latest discovered codes for games.
How do GameShark codes work?This has always boggled me. Obviously GameShark and Game Genie never got inside access to place their own cheats into every game. I don’t think any developers gave them the source code to pour over...Arqade LoveAndCoding [http://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/76858/how-do-gameshark-codes-work]
EA Senior Software Engineer and Architect, Bob Summerwill takes to twitter (Then quickly deletes his tweets) regarding the Wii U. This comes days after EA announced it has no future plans to develop games for the console [http://www.joystiq.com/2013/05/17/ea-has-no-wii-u-games-in-development/].
EA Senior Engineer: ‘The Wii U Is Crap’ - IGNIn a series of Tweets, EA’s Bob Summerwill blasts Nintendo and explains why EA isn’t working with them anymore on Wii U.IGNColin Moriarty [http://www.ign.com/
This update is 100% created by the TF2 community. And when we say everything, we mean everything—the in-game content, the update hub website, the animated short, the comic, even the splash images in the Steam store. Even better, everything you created avoided the classic trap of using other companies’ intellectual property.
Valve has done something no company has done before; they outsourced the work of an entire update to the very people playing it.
Team Fortress 2 [http://www.teamfortress
The latest batch features Game Dev Tycoon, a clone of Game Dev Story for IOS/Android. Even though it’s more or less just a mobile port, It’s still worth checking out.
Rift finally joins the ranks of games such as Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons & Dragons Online, Aion, Tera, and Knights of the Old Republic.