Editorial: Pokemon, As Good As Gold

By Ashley 'Thea' Polio
Pika Pika!

  I have always been baffled by the popularity of Pokemon games. Pokemon is one of those games that will always cost a fair amount of money, even used and even if you are seeking one of the earlier versions. So, much to my dismay, it appears I will never be able to buy Pokemon more »

MAP Episode 7: The $400 PayStation3

By Lusipurr
The Megaphones Ahoy! Podcast

Produced 2009.03.29 In the final podcast on the current generation of consoles, the panel takes apart the PS3 and its cleverdick marketting department. Oliver is ticketted for speeding, Ethos dodges a foosball, and Lee takes umbridge: hang on tight, it’s a bumpy ride!

Editorial: On OnLive

By Oliver 'Riddles' Motok
Cute.

The internet is taking over the world. By now you’ve likely heard of OnLive. Ethan briefly mentioned it in his GDC roundup yesterday, and among the news that emerged from the show, OnLive’s announcement has made the biggest media splash. For those of you who aren’t quite familiar with how it works, allow me to more »

Editorial: I GDC a good E3

By Ethan 'Ethos' Pipher
So fresh, there is no official image yet.

Okay so that title is terrible, but sometimes I can’t resist. GDC is wrapping up, and for a show that is supposed to be focused on developers, it can house some pretty important announcements for us gamers. For example, LittleBigPlanet was shown off in 2007 which started to shift a generally negative view of Sony’s Playstation more »

Editorial: Used Games

By Lee 'Vortex' Gordon

Used games are set to make GameStop $2 billion in the fiscal year 2009. Most game developers and publishers would like to see the end of the used game market. They say that they do not see any money from used game sales. This is of course true, but only to a certain extent. How more »

Wanted: Reader Input on Playstation3

By Lusipurr

Lusipurr.com would like to hear opinions from our readers on all things related to the Sony Playstation3. Is the PS3 the most amazing console ever made; or is it a bulky, over-rated hunk of junk? We want to hear from you for a special PS3-edition of the Megaphones Ahoy! Podcast this coming weekend. Simply comment more »

Review: House of the Dead: Overkill

By Nate 'Bup' Liles
Quaid, open your mind....

House of the Dead games seemed to have a plateau in recent years, but the series may have hit a new high with the recent release of House of the Dead: Overkill. A first-person rail-shooter for the Nintendo Wii, House of the Dead: Overkill is a prequel to the previous House of the Dead games, more »

MAP Episode 6: SEXbox360 HardCast

By Lusipurr
The Megaphones Ahoy! Podcast

Produced 2009.03.22 The second in our series of console investigations, this week focuses on the Microsoft XBox 360. Some say this podcast is a disaster; and that the original recording was ten times more British. All we know is it’s called the MAP.

April Podcast Contest

By Lusipurr

Do you want to be a guest on the Megaphones Ahoy! Podcast? Lusipurr.com is currently inviting would-be guests to participate in a contest! The winner will be offered a guest seat on the first podcast in April. The rules are simple: send a single sentence describing your favourite game-related experience to webmaster [at] lusipurr [dot] more »

Editorial: Rank Up!

By Oliver 'Riddles' Motok

For the past three months, I have been playing Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4. This isn’t a rant about games that are too long – you can just look at Ethan’s latest post for that, and it doesn’t apply here anyway. Rather, it’s a short, casual impression of my thoughts on the game that will more »