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Sony Announces Playstation Now

Posted by LonelyController, 08 January 2014 - * * * * * · 560 views

Yesterday at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, SCE President and CEO Andy House finally revealed what Sony's plans are for their $380 million purchase of streaming service Gaikai. He announced a new Sony game streaming service called Playstation Now. Playstation Now would allow users to play Playstation 1, 2, and even 3 games without owning those consoles by stream...

Nintendo Ruins Christmas

Posted by LonelyController, 27 December 2013 - - - - - - · 664 views

Imagine Christmas day. Little Johnny comes rushing downstairs in his pajamas, excitedly ripping open his presents. “A NEW Nintendo!!!”, he shrieks, elated. His elation turns to confusion, and then boredom, as his parents try to set up his new system and are met time and time a...

I played these 23 games so you don't have to. Also, free money.

Posted by LonelyController, 16 October 2013 - - - - - - · 793 views
Android, Amazon appstore
Let's talk about mobile games for a second.
Most are utterly terrible, with the exception of a few gems like Angry Birds or Plants Vs. Zombies. Apple has the best marketplace for mobile games, keeping in mind 95% of the apps are crap.If a game does well on iOS, y...

High Speed Chase Down Memory Lane----Retro City Rampage

Posted by LonelyController, 18 October 2012 - - - - - - · 150 views


Finally, a reason to power up my Playstation Vita! I like this system, I really do. It has a great screen, great hardware in general, and finally dual analog sticks. There haven’t been any games I’ve purchased for my Vita since launch, until Retro City Rampage . For a...

Papo & Yo

Posted by LonelyController, 14 September 2012 - - - - - - · 51 views

The modern gamer has many independent puzzle platformers to choose from, and an unending amount of digital boxes to push and virtual switches to pull . While Papo and Yo has these boxes and switches, it sets itself apart by jumping past the obstacle of the TV screen, and tugging switches in the player’s heart.

As Quico, you explore a colorful version of...

Bulge in my pants: the 3DS XL review

Posted by LonelyController, 30 August 2012 - - - - - - · 228 views

Nintendo’s new portable console launched last week, the 3DS XL, and I thought I’d share my quick impressions. The XL plays the same software as the original 3DS, so are the changes enough to spend an extra $30 on this model?

The obvious difference between models is the size. The XL incl...

I hate PAX scalpers

Posted by LonelyController, 03 May 2012 - - - - - - · 94 views

PAX Prime is a great event that lets gamers try out games that won't be in the market yet, socialize with other gamers, go to concerts, play old school games or board games in the freeplay rooms and generally have a good time. The passes are reasonably priced at $65 for all 3 days of the weekend and $35 for an individual day.

Last year, there were quite...


Posted by LonelyController, 13 April 2012 - - - - - - · 34 views


Today, North Korea launched a “satellite” that tests their country’s intercontinental ballistic missile system.
The $850 million spent on the launch could have bought 2.5 million tons of corn of and 1.4 million tons of rice, which would have been lifesaving for the estimated third of Nort...

The Legend of Zelda: a Triforce Tribute

Posted by LonelyController, 06 April 2012 - - - - - - · 44 views

The Legend of Zelda is the game that sparked my life long hobby of video games. Way back in 1985, I stood before a demo model Nintendo Entertainment System in Sears and played through the first two dungeons of the game in one sitting (standing). From that day on I was hooked. I loved the world of Hyrule, searching through each screen to find the sec...

Family Game Night: the Game Show

Posted by LonelyController, 23 February 2012 - - - - - - · 25 views

Mr. Potato Head hosts a game show comprised of several remixes of popular Hasbro board games. Contestants in Family Game Night 4 are represented by Xbox LIVE avatars, which personalizes the game nicely, and players interact with giant sized familiar game pieces like Sorry tokens, and a story-high Connect 4 board. Players can either play each challen...