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Here's a prime example of the importance of knowing your audience. Plenty of fully-formed games for Microsoft's Kinect hardware have been market researched and lovingly crafted, but peering into our souls with his Ultra Eye, YouTube user "hogehoge335" has tapped into our most heart-felt desires. In...

January 5th 2011 at 9:48am 0 Comments

Looks like Nintendo of Japan's game-uploading team is taking the holiday off (or took the holiday off, because technically it's early Wednesday morning over there), leaving the Virtual Console sadly neglected. We feel a bit awkward without having any obscure PC Engine CD-ROM games to pretend we know...

January 1st 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to our weekly feature, Virtually Overlooked, wherein we talk about games that aren't on the Virtual Console yet, but should be. Call it a retro-speculative.The success of Street Fighter II had an instantaneous effect on the game industry, not only driving production of me-too fighting games...

October 18th 2007 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Nippon terebi geimu wo shiyoka? You know the PSP can play games from all over the world, right? So, if you're tired of all those PSP games that are released here in the States, then maybe you should consider importing some games from the land of the rising sun. Here are this week's releases:...

July 25th 2006 at 11:00pm 0 Comments