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Announcing the 5 Internet Art Microgrants Awardees
Then, a thought: There's something about the whole proposal/open call culture that doesn't feel right for art. When an idea gains too much coherence-and that's what a proposal scheme guides us to create-it's hard to see how it still can be exciting as an artistic gesture.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
New Game: Yotsunoha: A Journey of Sincerity
Originally released for Windows as Yotsunoha , this PlayStation 2 release removes the erotic content, but adds new CG events. The game focuses on four female protagonists and features the story that plays in pre-determined order of selection.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Katamari Damacy 10th Anniversary
One of the weirdest games to ever grace the PS2 celebrates ten amazing, bizarre years this month. Yes, this writer is talking about Katamari Damacy.
'Xenosaga HD Collection' Is Actually A Thing That Could Happen
Today in Things I Never Thought Were Actually Possible, Bandai Namco producer Katsuhiro Harada proposed to fans that maybe, just maybe, a Xenosaga HD Collection could happen. That'd mean a whole new generation of gamers could play through the Xenosaga trilogy, which was released for PS2 earlier this decade as a spiritual successor to the classic RPG Xenogears .
Computer And Video Games
Naughty Dog 30th anniversary promotional video released
The Santa Monica, California-based studio was originally established in 1984 by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin as independent outfit Jam Software, but later changed its name to Naughty Dog. The studio's early works included Rings of Power for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and Way of the Warrior for the 3DO.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
What Would a Dreamcast be Like in 2014?
Fifteen years ago, the Dreamcast launched in North America, five weeks before hitting the UK. D.R.E.A.M.C.A.S.T. It was a games console.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
20 years of PlayStation: Sony's boss Andrew House bets on future of games
Over the last two decades, as video games have risen from hobbyist teenage pastime to omnipresent pop cultural force, one brand has remained consistent and unavoidable: PlayStation . Nintendo brought in a whole new audience with its highly accessible Wii in 2006, and Microsoft loudly muscled into the market with the Xbox in 2001.
Out of the Blue
Happy birthday Dreamcast, as the star-crossed console was released in North America 15 years ago today, marking SEGA's final entry in the console market. The system had a successful launch, but they ended up killing it just 18 months later after the PlayStation 2 era dawned.
The games firm announced the landmark figure as they power ahead of rival Xbox in the next-gen console war. It took the Playstation 2 50 weeks to hit that figure back in the early 2000s.
Sony PS4 hits 1 million UK sales
The Sony PS4 has reached 1 million sales in the UK, it's been confirmed. Sony's latest console has been a world-wide runaway success, and that success has been reflected here in the local UK market.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Way of the Samurai 4 journeys to PC via Steam this year
UK publisher Ghostlight announced that it will publish a PC version of Acquire's open-world action game Way of the Samurai 4 via Steam. Released for the PlayStation 3 through PSN in 2012, Way of the Samurai 4 takes an open-ended approach to its 19th-century Ronin narrative.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
New Game: Canvas 3: Tanshoku no Pastel
You made a promise with your father that if you don't manage to get the first prize at the art competition, you will abandon your dream to become an artist and return to general studies. This visual novel centers around the art school and, of course, many beautiful girls that just happen to be your classmates.
Computer And Video Games
History Lesson: The Dreamcast's greatest games
If Sega ever gets depressed and needs a reminder of the goodwill it's generated, looking back at all the pre-launch Dreamcast excitement ought to do it. Sega set so many things right with the Dreamcast that its failure to keep it in the ring even as hardware welterweights seems bitterly undeserved.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
A Game Developer's Comeback From Brain Surgery
Sean Baptiste, like a great many people, often turns to humor as a means to cope. Learning that a sample of his cerebrospinal fluid featured traces of P. acnes was no different.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
PS4a s not deada in Japan a " Reader's Feature
A reader analyses Sony's recent pre-Tokyo Game Show conference and examines whether the PS4 can still be a hit in Japan. Recently, Sony held a huge Japanese press conference in preparation for this year's Tokyo Game Show .
Dell Demos 5K Display
An anonymous reader writes: Even though 4k displays are just making their way into consumer affordability, manufacturers are already pushing beyond. Dell has previewed a computer monitor it calls a "5k" display .
Thu Sep 04, 2014
The Shadow of the Colossus movie has a new director
Sony Pictures' feature film adaptation of PlayStation 2 adventure game Shadow of the Colossus has a new director in AndrA©s Muschietti, the studio announced today. Muschietti is likely best known for 2013 horror film Mama , which starred Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.
'Mama' director Andres Muschietti to helm 'Shadow of the Colossus' adaptation
Andres Muschietti, who directed the horror film Mama , has been tapped to helm the feature film adaptation of Shadow of the Colossus . The film will be an adaptation of the popular Playstation 2 game by Fumito Ueda and developer Team Ico about a boy named Wander, who must slay 16 different colossi roaming a vast forbidden land in the hopes of saving his love.
'Shadow of the Colossus' Movie Gets New Director
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Tue Sep 02, 2014
New Game: Konohana Pack: 3tsu no Jikenbo
Konohana Pack release for PlayStation 2 contains first three games from the Konohana series, and for the first time the PSX release of the original game has been ported to PS2.