Alan Smithee

Sly Cooper CG Animated Film Coming 2016

If you had a PlayStation 2 then it’s pretty much a foregone conclusion that you’ve heard of the Sly Cooper franchise which told the tale of the eponymous Raccoon master thief as he recovered his family’s tome of knowledge known as the Thievius Raccoonus (at least in the first game). Well, Sony dropped a trailer […]

 Evan Burkey

Aniplex Announces Anime Adaptation Of Persona 4

Aniplex Announces Anime Adaptation Of Persona 4

It turns out the rumors are true: Aniplex is making a Persona 4 anime. Announced yesterday, this looks to be directly based off the game, as many of the original staff from the game are credited with this adaptation.

 

PS2 still going strong with 150 million units shipped

PS2 still going strong with 150 million units shipped

After being around for almost 11 years, Sony’s awesome little console has shipped over 150 million units worldwide.

 Alan Smithee

Sly Cooper Collection Gets US Release Date

Speaking of other collections that are finally headed to the US we’ve also been given the date for the HD collection of the three Sly Cooper games that were released on PS2.

 Alan Smithee

Team Ico HD Bundle in 2011? – Rumor

Team Ico HD Bundle in 2011? – Rumor

There’s been massive mutterings on the internet this morning about the guys from Team Ico potentially ruining the aftermarket demand for their classic games by releasing updated versions of both of their epic-mega-hit-fanboy-defining PlayStation 2 games for the PS3 in full HD and on Blu-ray.

 Alan Smithee

Black Designer Finds FPS Games “Fucking Boring”

Black Designer Finds FPS Games “Fucking Boring”

In a recent interview with OXM, the lead designer on the critically acclaimed title Black (that EA put out a few years back), stated that he finds most of the current generation cover system based shooters “fucking boring”.

 Alan Smithee

I’m Calling it Right Now, PS2 Emulation on PS3 Download Coming Soon

I’m Calling it Right Now, PS2 Emulation on PS3 Download Coming Soon

SiliconEra released an interesting tidbit of information recently that Sony has patented a PlayStation 2 emulator that runs off of the PlayStation 3’s Cell processor…meaning that they are currently able to run PS2 emulation on the hardware that the current batch of PS3s have. What’s Sony to do? If they were a kind company that […]

 Alan Smithee

Blizzard Makes Excuses for No World of Warcraft on Consoles

Blizzard Makes Excuses for No World of Warcraft on Consoles

In an interview with IndustryGamers, Rob Pardo (Executive Vice President of Game Design at Blizzard Entertainment) states the reasons that Blizzard has yet to port the massively successful World of Warcraft to the current generation gaming consoles. We pick on his arguments shortly after.

 

Weekly British Bullshit: No PS2 Price Cut In The UK

Weekly British Bullshit: No PS2 Price Cut In The UK

So a few days ago many people  were either happy or angry about the PS3 not receiving a price drop since it’s still overpriced. This came about because the old timer Playstation 2 hasn’t been going down without a fight and a price cut for the aging console and SCEA (Sony Computer Entertainment America) has […]

 Alan Smithee

Ahh…The Not-So-Old Days

Ahh…The Not-So-Old Days

Continuing on from my post yesterday, I had stopped right after I blathered on about my affinity for the SNES. It was a great time to be a gamer when the SNES was around but was also one of the worst times due to the birth of what we now know as ‘fanboyism’. For anyone […]

 

If The Likes Of Bioshock And Braid Are Recognised As Games As Art, Then Why Isn’t Oddworld?

If The Likes Of Bioshock And Braid Are Recognised As Games As Art, Then Why Isn’t Oddworld?

I love the Oddworld universe. It’s a beautiful,original world that’s full of life and leaves plenty of room for expansion. I also like the Bioshock universe. It’s a beautiful,original world that’s full of life and leaves plenty of room for expansion. The difference being between these two games is that Bioshock gained critical acclaim and […]

 Alan Smithee

Who Traded This In? — Contra: Shattered Soldier

Who Traded This In? — Contra: Shattered Soldier

For the longest time, I had no issue paying a full $50 for a video game, or even the upwards of $80 that I used to spend on cartridge based games, that was until this generation. Before your panties get in a wad, I should let you know that I’ve bought about 25-30 games for […]