Recently, Amazon announced something pretty interesting. A new program called Kindle Worlds is in the works. The basic premise is that Amazon is working on getting the licensing to allow writers working through the program to write their own stories within established stories and worlds. Even more simply is this, Amazon seems to be trying more »
Namco Bandai is the bearer of good news today. You know that awesome, forthcoming JRPG called Tales of Xillia? It’s getting a limited edition. People will now have an opportunity to not only get a great exclusive for their PS3, but to get it with a handful of extra, special items.
After the premiere of Ender’s Game‘s first trailer, I began to worry about something. Regardless of how promising it looks, they all run into the same problem. It’s the problem of the interpretation. It is also part of the reason why I’m wary of the film adaptation. I love the book, due to its interesting portrayal of more »
Recently, Mark Filipowich wrote on the topic of storytelling and situation for PopMatters. He started off with a story about one of his professors saying that “for a story to be a story, it must consistent of a character being changed by events. Stories may be layered and make use of a gamut of literary more »
Remember when Shin Megami Tensei IV was announced with it’s big, old $49.99 price tag? People were freaking out a bit. It’s understandable, because the 3DS game price ceiling is usually $39.99. Well, it’s looking now like that price will be totally justified. The first print run of this game, coming out July 16, 2013, more »
BioShock Infinite won’t be entering our lives until March 26, 2013, but there’s a way to learn a little more about Columbia before it launches. Irrational Games’ Joe Fielder and Ken Levine have written a prequel. On February 12, 2013, people will be able to learn a little more about the city in the sky more »
The PSP is doing well in Japan, which isn’t expected since it was more warmly embraced there, but it’s kind of amazing to see it just won’t die here either. It’s still getting new games, the latest of which is Aksys’ Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi on February 19, 2013. People who are interested in more »
Do you know what’s even better than waking up to find the world hasn’t ended? Getting up and learning a Nintendo 3DS game you can’t wait to play is part of a pre-order promotion. Nintendo is working with GameStop to give people who pre-order Fire Emblem: Awakening an exclusive artbook. Details are slim, but it’s more »
The Hitman Trilogy, a compilation that included Hitman: Blood Money, Hitman: Contracts and Hitman: Silent Assassins, was already a thing on the PS2 and Windows PCs, but I doubt that will dissuade PS3 and Xbox 360 owners from picking up . That’s the HD port of the first three games. I mean sure, you may more »
The latest Toys R Us ad is out for December 2-8, 2012 and it’s a pretty good one. Of course, that’s only to be expected with the holidays fast approaching. Stores are going to want to offer good sales and deals to attract shoppers. The biggest deal this week is a massive video game, video more »
For tabletop games, gamemasters are supposed to either build a world for the players or take the easy way out and just purchase a book on a ready-made world, like Elminster’s Forgotten Realms.
Okay collectors, race to your PCs! Some special editions are now available to pre-order. BioShock Infinite‘s site has been updated and the alarm sounded. The Songbird is coming. No, really, he is. Thanks to Irrational and 2K Games’ collector’s edition releases, you can actually own your very own Songbird.