What Went Wrong: Sega Saturn Edition

This is how history remembers the fifth-generation consoles’ sales war: Sony won. Nintendo survived with its cartridge-based Nintendo 64, and Sega crashed and burned with its Sega Saturn. Hard cold facts (sales numbers) confirm the introductory paragraph. Sony’s PlayStation took the video gaming market by storm selling an unprecedented 102.49 million units. Nintendo would take… Continue reading What Went Wrong: Sega Saturn Edition

Video Games (File Sizes) are Getting Too Big for Current Storage

For the past decade, video game file sizes have shot up to extraordinary levels. Going into the 2020s, it seems that the problem has only been exacerbated. File sizes are going up for a multitude of reasons and along with it comes a multitude of problems. Why is this happening? There’s no easy answer to… Continue reading Video Games (File Sizes) are Getting Too Big for Current Storage

The Biggest Video Game Announcements at the Game Awards 2020

The Game Awards 2020 did not just present video games with awards and feature celebrity cameos. The awards show also announced details for upcoming games. This list breaks down some of the biggest announcements from the show. Perfect Dark Returns After 10 Years! The announcement I’m personally the most hyped about is that Perfect Dark… Continue reading The Biggest Video Game Announcements at the Game Awards 2020

Video Game History Foundation to Sell Retro Magazines

This month, the Video Game History Foundation begins shipping their vintage video game magazines to the public. For $20 you can buy a retro magazine from them that will be completely random. However, you can also sign up for a monthly subscription that gives you one monthly magazine a month for $15. If you can… Continue reading Video Game History Foundation to Sell Retro Magazines

Nintendo’s Legal Team Issues More DMCA Takedowns

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Epa/REX/Shutterstock (7941327f) A Statue of Nintendo Co 'S Video Game Character Super Mario Stands at the Company's Showroom in Tokyo Japan 27 July 2016 Nintendo Co Reported a Fiscal First Quarter Loss of 24 53 Billion Yen (232 1 Million Us Dollars) in Spite of the Global Success of the Pokemon Go Game Which the Company Holds a 32 Percent Stake in Pokemon Co who Jointly Developed the Augmented-reality Game with Niantic Inc Japan Tokyo Japan Business Nintendo - Jul 2016

Game Jolt, a website for fan-made art and games, was recently issued a DMCA takedown by Nintendo of America. The DMCA takedown has now removed hundreds of fan-made projects from the website. The news was originally reported by Torrentfreak. The content of the takedown was published on Game Jolt’s forums on December 29 by the… Continue reading Nintendo’s Legal Team Issues More DMCA Takedowns

Xbox Series X and S Launch with Livestreams and Charity Drives

Microsoft has plenty planned for the entire day of Xbox Series X and Series S launch on November 10th. Starting at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET on November 10th via the official Xbox YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook Gaming channels, there will be all-day Let’s Play livestreams, charity drives, and global “launch highlights.” When… Continue reading Xbox Series X and S Launch with Livestreams and Charity Drives