On October 18, 1985 Nintendo of America took a huge gamble, releasing a console into a North American market that seemed to have washed its hands of video games completely. Thirty years later those hands are filthier than ever.
It had a nice long run, but—wait, no it didn’t.
Following yesterday’s news that Konami would be pulling Silent Hills teaser P.T. from the PlayStation Store next week, director Guillermo del Toro told the audience at a San Francisco Film Society event that his collaboration with Hideo Kojima is no longer a going concern.
Pinball machines and video games (oh, and the movie Aliens) popularized the phrase "Game Over." Those two words are also used at times of political unrest.
Disaster racer MotorStorm Apocalypse's rolling out has been a...disaster. The game features buildings falling down, which led to a delayed release in earthquake-affected New Zealand. And then earthquake-affected Japan.