Sony Confirms Playstation NEO, Won't Feature the Console at E3

Posted 06/10 19:23 in Reviews | 0comments

Sony Confirms Playstation NEO, Won't Feature the Console at E3

This news comes along with official confirmation of the NEO's existence via an interview with Sony Interactive Entertainment's Andrew House over at the Financial Times.It will be a "high-end PS4" that sells for over the current unit's $350 price tag, and will "sit alongside and complement the standard PS4" throughout the entire cycle of the PS4.

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Guest Column: My Mother's Games

Posted 06/09 16:49 in Reviews | 0comments

Guest Column: My Mother's Games

That’s the story of the time my mother played Journey, the best and only place to start this piece.Say whatever you like, but I know exactly why the Sims became one of my mother’s favorite games.

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The 8th Annual E3 Banner Contest

Posted 06/05 10:35 in Reviews | 0comments

The 8th Annual E3 Banner Contest

If you've been around this here video game website for a while, then you know that the moderators have been running this contest since 2009.If you're new, the contest asks the community to create the banners that will be placed at the top of each press conference's discussion thread in the forums.

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Guest Column: The Strange, Wonderful, Non-Commercial Games of alt.ctrl.GDC

Posted 06/04 09:11 in Reviews | 0comments

Guest Column: The Strange, Wonderful, Non-Commercial Games of alt.ctrl.GDC

By virtue of their custom controllers, most of the games on display at alt.He has a passion for creating physical games which stems from a very hands-on curiosity and a desire to try to make truly different things in the digital space.

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Nintendo Expands on E3 Streaming Plans

Posted 06/03 06:21 in Reviews | 0comments

Nintendo Expands on E3 Streaming Plans

The announcement stated that the Legend of Zelda for Wii U would be the only thing playable in Nintendo's E3 booth, and in place of the usual "Nintendo Direct" video, the company would instead do a day-long Zelda stream.It did also say that Nintendo would release more info on its E3 plans later, and today they've done exactly that.

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Guest Column: Learning About Life and Death From a Little Black Mage

Posted 06/02 04:56 in Reviews | 0comments

Guest Column: Learning About Life and Death From a Little Black Mage

Kuja is the arms dealer stoking the fires of war with a constant flow of magical weapons, including the Black Mages.Up until this point, almost every Black Mage you encounter is a silent killing-machine, unlike the thoughtful and soft-spoken Vivi.

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The Community Spotlight - 05/28/2016

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The Community Spotlight - 05/28/2016

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host this week!(Updated 05/28) (By: @somestickguy_) Somestickguy_ is back with another awesome Giant Bomb mashup video!

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Guest Column: A History of War(hammer)

Posted 05/27 18:26 in Reviews | 0comments

Guest Column: A History of War(hammer)

With all this dominance, it was curious that, for years, Games Workshop rarely jumped into video games.And looming over all of them, in terms of importance and prestige, is Total War: Warhammer.

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Report: Microsoft to Release More Powerful Xbox One in 2017, Xbox One Slim in 2016

Posted 05/26 16:50 in Reviews | 0comments

Report: Microsoft to Release More Powerful Xbox One in 2017, Xbox One Slim in 2016

Now, a report from Kotaku's Keza MacDonald and Jason Schreier has confirmed this strategy and offered some more information on the future of the Xbox One.The big news is a new model of the Xbox One that will include a more powerful GPU and the technical capability to support the Oculus Rift.

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Guest Column: Meet the Smash Sisters

Posted 05/14 09:31 in Reviews | 0comments

Guest Column: Meet the Smash Sisters

LC: We want Smash Sisters to be a place where girls can get into competitive Smash Brothers and meet other gals who love Smash just as much!Our decisions on Smash Sisters revolve around protecting our participants, promoting camaraderie, and inspiring girls to compete amongst everyone else!

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Disney Cancels Infinity, Ends Game Publishing Division

Posted 05/11 04:36 in Reviews | 0comments

Disney Cancels Infinity, Ends Game Publishing Division

In a blog post made this afternoon, Avalanche Software's John Blackburn announced that Disney would be discontinuing Disney Infinity in June.Additional information emerging from an earnings report and investor call indicates that Disney will be closing developer Avalanche Software.

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The Community Spotlight - 05/07/2016

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The Community Spotlight - 05/07/2016

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host!Part NINE of stordoff's effort to convert the Giant Bomb Persona 4 Endurance Run to HD video is available for your visual enjoyment.

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Respawn Entertainment Announces Star Wars Project

Posted 05/05 12:22 in Reviews | 0comments

Respawn Entertainment Announces Star Wars Project

Electronic Arts isn't holding back when it comes to their rights to Star Wars games.Thanks to Respawn Entertainment, another high-profile new project is set to join that list.

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It's a Premium Membership Sale!

Posted 05/04 04:16 in Reviews | 0comments

It's a Premium Membership Sale!

Well, one of those times of year, at any rate: another Giant Bomb Premium membership sale is upon us.Or catch up on over six years' worth of Premium content in our archives.

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The Community Spotlight - 04/30/2016

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The Community Spotlight - 04/30/2016

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host this week!As the insanity of the last week subsides into memory it appears that the Giant Bomb Community has been creating plenty of non-wrestling experiences on the site.

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Guest Column: The Known Unknowns of Subterfuge

Posted 04/28 20:50 in Reviews | 0comments

Guest Column: The Known Unknowns of Subterfuge

But there is a mobile game that’s evocative of Rumsfeld’s tenure at the war desk: Subterfuge.Few things are more ominous than the sudden unresponsiveness from an allied Subterfuge player that always seems to presage a double-cross.

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Nintendo Earnings Report Sets March 2017 Release Date For NX

Posted 04/27 19:18 in Reviews | 0comments

Nintendo Earnings Report Sets March 2017 Release Date For NX

That said, the earnings statement did also detail Nintendo's plans in those arenas, too.In a section attempting to justify the increased leveraging of Nintendo IP in non-game content.

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The Community Spotlight - 04/23/2016

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The Community Spotlight - 04/23/2016

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, ZombiePie, am once again honored to be your host.This being the week of PAX East 2016 means that the Giant Bomb staff should be involved in all sorts of hilarious nonsense.

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Guest Column: Defending Crunch Isn't Leadership

Posted 04/21 05:07 in Reviews | 0comments

Guest Column: Defending Crunch Isn't Leadership

Don’t enter the games industry with a “wage-slave attitude.The article in question has been making wide rounds in circles who pay attention to the games industry, labor, or both.

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Guest Column: Constraint Breeds Creativity

Posted 04/16 02:35 in Reviews | 0comments

Guest Column: Constraint Breeds Creativity

You obviously have economical constraints, geographical constraints, cultural constraints language constraints.Even outside of the game jam context, constraint was a tool used by Campo Santo to help get Firewatch over the line.

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