This brings me back to those dusty magazines I mentioned earlier. They're important as a source on gaming in the mid-00s. They're also a memento on how I felt about games as a 13-year-old. Austin Walker, co-founder of Waypoint and Friends at the Table, wrote a piece for ROMChip called "The History of Games Could Be a History of What Play Felt Like." He argues that blogs, let's plays and guides are key for capturing what play actually means to people, which is a crucial aspect of their history. After all, a game can have very different connotations in different contexts, as Carly explained to me: "Children playing in grade school chess tournaments in 1997, for example, are having a very different experience and doing something quite different from the experience Margaret of Anjou [Queen of England in the 15th century] had playing chess." … [Read more...] about Who gets to write video game history?
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You know the drill, we're stuck at home having to modify the use of our gaming PC so that we can use it to work from home... and maybe not just play games while pretending to work from home. This transition means that a lot of us are having to buy new equipment to make that happen, and the most important kit is that which allows us to keep in touch with other humans. … [Read more...] about Where to buy gaming headsets in stock today
We already know that he’s signed on to play Rico Rodriguez in the forthcoming Just Cause film, which hasn’t even entered production yet, and he’s likely to be attached to the forthcoming reboot for The Crow. But there’s one role that he wouldn’t mind taking on in the future – Kratos. … [Read more...] about Jason Momoa Would Love To Play Kratos In A God Of War Film
Now, it's worth pointing out that the demo has actually been downloaded much more than 2,228,615 times. This figure only represents players who opted-in for Capcom to track their data at the start of the demo. And when you consider most people don't opt-in for such tracking, the demo download figures are likely much higher. … [Read more...] about ‘Resident Evil 2’ Demo Passes 2 Million Downloads
Three, the five million people who bought the original when it released, probably still play games. And because this isn't a standard re-release, but a complete overhaul that completely transforms the game, you have to assume a healthy portion of this five million are going to be in line again. And then there all the people who didn't play games back in 1998 or who weren't born yet who are going to pick it up. Resident Evil 2 is considered not just one of the best horror games of all-time, but one of the best games of all-time across all genres. And there's a lot of people who have never experienced it, but now finally have the chance. … [Read more...] about Will ‘Resident Evil 2 Remake’ Sell More Than The Original?