Square Enix lies about Final Fantasy XV profitability, Resident Evil VII performs decently but shows signs of decline, and Steam dumps Greenlight in the news of the week!
Nintendo is to start making movies, EA looks to make inroads into the action genre, and Capcom looks to turn back the clock with Resident Evil 7 in the news of the week!
Ethos hides an improvised rant about Resident Evil and the disappointing submission of Japanese game design values to North American shlock-fests behind the moniker of an Editorial Miscellany. Fun!
This week Mel revives his topic about the power of limitations to examine the concept through a developmental lens instead of simply a technological one. Within he talks about the dangers of success and what gets left behind in the race to the top.
Final Fantasy X-3 looks to be a near certainty, Resident Evil players are an aging demography, and Titanfall cannot maintain a consistent framerate in the news of the week!
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.
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!
The Ashes continues at Chester-le-Street. Even though Lusipurr and SiliconNooB back opposing teams, they are united–along with Mel and TsubakiSamurai–in their dismay at Nintendo’s continued faffing about with the overpriced, under-supported, Wii U.
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!
The day of Amalur’s reckoning arrives, pirates prefer DRM in their Witcher, and Konami bares its dirty linen in this week’s revealing news facsimiles.