God of War III's Gigantic Titan Was Better Endowed Than You Might Think

The creative teams who've made the God of War games have done cruel things to the members of the Greco-Roman pantheon, with series hero Kratos wreaking jaw-dropping vengeance on Ares, Hermes and Hades. Each god Kratos came up against met a spectacularly bloody end but a talk at last week's Game Developers Conference… » 3/13/12 5:00pm 3/13/12 5:00pm

Are Foreign Games Losing Their Stigma in Japan?

For decades, the term "youge" (洋ゲー) or "Western game" was pejorative. In Japanese, "you" (洋) is used to denote Western things, whether that be "Western music" (洋楽) or "Western clothes" (洋服). These words are not pejorative—not like youge has been. » 5/12/11 8:00am 5/12/11 8:00am

One Year Later, Did These PS3 and PSP Promises Come True?

The PlayStation people promise a lot of things. They did one year ago. Now those promises and plans are being checked, by me, to see which elements of their E3 2009 Sony hype came true and which did not. » 6/03/10 10:40am 6/03/10 10:40am