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Gaming Podcast 126: Wii-niss Envy

June 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

This week we’re finishing our E3 reactions along with our reaction to the recent iPhone/iPod Touch news and their new gaming initiative. Our gaming flashback flies back to After Burner and our game history is all about Yu Suzuki a huge SEGA developer. The news this week includes: Some of the big announcements from Sony’s […]

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Gaming Podcast 125: Holograms

June 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

This week we’re tackling a very small bit of E3 news because our recording occurs on Monday night. We did, however, get a bit of Microsoft E3 news and do not worry, we found lots of other great topics to discuss this week. We also tackle some great user write-ins and other crazy stuff. Another […]

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E3 Brings Back The Booth Babes, oh, and Developers

February 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

As not to be shown up by other conferences, E3 is bringing back the booth babes, the glitz, the glamor and the publishers and developers. All but NCSoft is reported to be making it to E3 this year and they’re opening up registration again, without having an invite only exclusive club. Is it really that […]

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Microsoft To Indulge on Hype at E3 2009

December 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This year’s E3 should be interesting as we head back to the no holds barred approach to gaming conferences. While E3 tried to go all PG for the last few years, it’s time to get back to the serious business of hype-o-rama. Microsoft’s on board with it and plans to “break the bank” in terms […]

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Tags: Editorial · Final Fantasy · Industry News · Microsoft · Xbox 360

PAX is Packed. Results of E3’s Dying?

August 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Some folks over at Kotaku ran into problems at the Penny Arcade Expo, it was packed with people and complications. Apparently the rooms are cramped with humans and bad acoustics, leaving some wondering what was going on at the Harmonix demonstration. Others sat in long lines, way ahead of time, to see games like Fallout […]

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Will Wright is Right: E3 is Dead

August 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Imagine that, a well known game developer finally says what everyone has been thinking, “it’s the walking dead.” Will Wright, famous for TheSims, SimCity and upcoming Spore believes E3 is in a state now where we’ll never see the old E3 and we’ll never accept the slimmed down anorexic thing we’re getting now. End result […]

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E3 Needs Fanboys

July 25th, 2008 · 7 Comments

It’s official, E3 would be a lively show if they packed a few fanboys into the press events to cheer on their favorite brands. As Microsoft’s Peter Moore said it, “let’s invite the community. With the right planning, involving our biggest fans in E3 would bring back some of the raw passion the event has […]

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Nintendo’s Not Talking To You, But Your Grandmother

July 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Miyamoto said Nintendo used E3 as a platform for spreading the word to a broad audience based on the media present at the event, they’re not speaking to the core audience. So, if you’re a core audience gamer and you were confused on why Nintendo didn’t build their presentation to be all glitz and glamor, […]

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Is This The Golden Age of Gaming?

July 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Entertainment Software Association (ESA) president Michael Gallagher called this the “Golden Age of Gaming” during his E3 keynote address. Calling out innovators like Nintendo who have “helped revolutionize our industry” and Sony’s Home initiative. The keynote fell on the ears of fifty or so people who filled the large room awaiting his talk. Gallagher believes […]

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Sony’s E3 Conference: Fairly Impressive

July 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

We’re all used to Sony falling on their face at E3 in the last few years, but, this year, things were different. They’re information was delivered well, they had a great presentation medium using Little Big Planet‘s game engine as a presentation platform over the standard PowerPoint slides and everything went smoothly. The format for […]

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