Nolan Bushnell, the man behind Pong and Atari's first home video game console, says he doesn't get the attraction of the Wii U. "I actually am baffled by it," he told The New York Times for a weekend feature. "I don't think it's going to be a big success."
At the time I asked about its readiness, EA Sports' next NBA game didn't even have a name. Peter Moore, then the label's boss, avoided my question and told me was doing so.
Is the new Homefront necessary? Pardon that imprudent question, but when a man is drowning in a sea of first-person shooters, may he question the next bucket?
Microsoft has trouble making hardware. Sony has trouble running online services. What if the next Xbox and the next PlayStation are one and the same?
You're feeling it, we're feeling it: there appears to be a veritable drought of 1st-party Nintendo titles this spring. None, to be exact.
Today, Sony is on the handheld gaming campaign trail, preparing for us to vote with our dollars this fall. Should you buy an NGP — the successor to the PSP — in late 2011?
There a well known, long-established patterns for beating Pac-Man's mazes, up until the ninth Key, as Buckner & Garcia sang. Still, Pac's adversaries exhibit behavior that, if not exactly tactical, is still complex.
While a portable gaming device specifically created to provide MMO players gaming on the go might sound like a spectacular idea, Panasonic's Jungle might be more trouble than it's worth.
Insomniac Games, makers of Ratchet & Clank and Resistance are, as of today, no longer a weapon for PlayStation fans to wield when arguing about which console is the best. The studio is making Xbox360 games now too. But PlayStation and Insomniac fans, history says you shouldn't panic.
Although the Supreme Court today refused to give the NFL an antitrust exemption in negotiating exclusive licenses - and the league sold one to EA Sports' Madden series - the decision doesn't necessarily jeopardize such deals for video games.
Strong users of rental services and resale or trade-in options, sports gamers justifiably feel blindsided by EA Sports' new "Online Pass," which requires a ton of once-standard game content to be activated by a one-use code.
Industry analyst Michael Pachter predicts that strong sales for the new PlayStation 3 Slim could give Sony their biggest holiday season yet, potentially outselling the 360 for the rest of the year.
The NPD Group published a report today showing that game buyers in the United States get their game info from word of mouth "above all other information sources." But somewhat more interesting is the platform crossover makeup of those surveyed.
A U.K. company named Vertical Slice claims it's able to predict video game review scores a year in advance of release, by reverse engineering magazine reviews, combined with an analysis method used by marriage counselors.
PopMatters recently posted an extremely in-depth look back at Final Fantasy VIII, exploring the themes, emotions, and insight into human behavior that make one of the most neglected entries in the franchise great.
Electronic Entertainment Design And Research compares used game trade-in values between GameStop and Amazon.com and finds that brick and mortar is still the way to go.
So Bungie's countdown has stopped, and a new teaser trailer has appeared, but what does it all mean? While it's easy for any one of us to wildly speculate, together we are legion, so let's look at the images in the trailer together to see what we come up with. After the jump you'll find a gallery, and in that gallery…