Mel discusses the power of limitations through a quick analysis of the Resident Evil series. Limiting the abilities of the player and of the developer often leads to great things. But it is not always true when given total freedom. Read on and be amazed.
Microsoft cannot decide whether or not to sell user data, the JRT takes its toll on Japanese gaming, and Square Enix bungles Deus Ex in the news of the week!
Kingdom Hearts III is not actually in development, Square Enix are looking to move away from traditional console game experiences, and Sony are looking to salve the Vita by releasing some unusual Vita SKUs in the news of the week!
Keiji Inafune has announced the game his new studio has been working on by creating a Kickstarter for it. At first glance it does look much like his past work for Capcom, so Imitanis takes a much longer look at the project.
Mel discusses what certain expectations of a game can do to the enjoyment of a game. Games that defy those expectations are not always bad, but these changes often abandon their original designs. Dive into this dilemma with Mel by clicking and reading!
Electronic Bioturds is hamburgled of its fanfic writing talent, Microsoft has another epic week of Xbone backflips, and Resident Evil 7 is allegedly returning to survival horror in the news of the week!
As the Ashes contest resumes in England at Old Trafford, the panel takes an educational turn, querying the purpose and meaning of Nightwatchmen, Silly Mid-Offs, Follow-Ons, and Fine Legs. Lusipurr obliges the natural curiosity with a helpful diagram.
Capcom gives Breath of Fire an unwelcome makeover, Xbone’s GPU has been slightly overclocked, and Final Fantasy Type-0 is set to receive an English translation in the news of the week!
Nintendo, bowing to pressure, at last releases Earthbound on the Wii U Virtual Console, but the decision to price it above Nintendo’s own stated maximum price incurs the wrath panelists Lusipurr and SiliconNooB; and Sabin makes a fine guest appearance.
Old habits die hard for Capcom, more Xbone nonsense, and Nintendo decides to arbitrarily overcharge Wii U owners for Earthbound in the news of the week!