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The Xbox One Might Seem Like A Horror Show Now, But That Could Change

So far, much of what we've seen about the Xbox One hasn't been good, and yesterday's news about iffy policies around internet connections, used games, and loaning games isn't reassuring. Here's another quote from Microsoft that was lost in the shuffle yesterday—it's worth keeping in mind. » 6/07/13 8:30pm 6/07/13 8:30pm

This Statement Nails What Was Great about the Super Nintendo's Best Games

The above quote, from Mark MacDonald, of the Tokyo-based game localization company 8-4, sums up what felt so special about the best games on the SNES. It rings true for all-time greats such as Super Mario World and The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past, which emerged within a year of the system's release with an… » 9/24/12 3:15pm 9/24/12 3:15pm

Developers Can "Kick Ass" Without Corporate Overlords Messing With Everything

Not that this is a new idea - it's where a lot of the appeal of AAA devs going indie lies - but it's nice to remember that as annoying as the endless stream of Kickstarter projects are, and as big as the risks are for both developers and consumers, there's an upshoot to the whole thing. » 8/24/12 2:30am 8/24/12 2:30am

Mass Effect 3 Executive Producer Casey Hudson: “You Can Never Completely Satisfy Everyone.”

The Mass Effect 3 ending—one of the year's biggest video game controversies—will be getting more content when the Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut DLC hits next week. But, with all the fan outrage and protests that have come and gone, that series' executive producer apparently knows that it's not going to make everyone… » 6/22/12 2:30pm 6/22/12 2:30pm