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Thursday, October 9 2014

Amazon, Google, and Sony Fight for the Smallest Spot in Your Living Room

Sleek, tiny boxes that can deliver a near-endless stream of music, television, movies and games are starting to nose their way into the multi-billion dollar video game industry.


Wednesday, October 19 2011

Self Indulgence or Self Realization?: Sony’s “Michael” Ad

What Sony's ad might recognize about games is my own self indulgence, as constantly trying on the roles of heroes is a pretty narcissistic pastime.


Tuesday, September 13 2011

The Undiluted Promise of Comics as Vanguard for 21st Century Media

Sometimes, rarely, a work is so good (so well-conceived, so well-executed) that it simply breaks our traditional expectations of comics literature. And this breaking allows us to glimpse the true, rare promise of what the industry can achieve. Davids Lapham and Aja's Wolverine: Debt of Death is this work.


Thursday, April 28 2011

An Appreciation of the Compact Disc

In between becoming ascendant and outmoded, compact discs had a complicated integration into the mainstream. Still, it’s almost impossible to explain to the uninitiated how unbelievably great compact discs sounded in the mid-’80s.


Friday, May 21 2010

Krokus: Hoodoo

Krokus falls into the common trap of homage, falling so deeply into imitation as to approach self-parody.


Tuesday, October 6 2009

Why everyone should be watching the PSPgo


Wednesday, August 26 2009

Sony to start selling wireless e-reader in December


Tuesday, June 9 2009

The great experiment


Tuesday, June 2 2009

Sony prepares an army of Playstation evangelists


Sunday, March 8 2009

Flower

The world of Flower becomes extremely closed off from one stage to another, because each level is merely a showcase for a new single mechanic without any regard to the previous level.


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A Baseball Experience for the Ex-Core (Moving Pixels) [16.Apr.08]
God of War: Chains of Olympus (Reviews) [1.Apr.08]
Patapon (Reviews) [23.Mar.08]
Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice (Reviews) [28.Feb.08]
Buzz! The Mega Quiz (Reviews) [24.Jan.08]
Super Rub-a-Dub (Capsule Reviews) [13.Dec.07]
NBA 08 (Reviews) [11.Nov.07]
Heavenly Sword (Reviews) [1.Nov.07]
Hot Shots Tennis (Reviews) [26.Aug.07]
Consoles may get price cut (News) [12.Jun.07]
Resistance: Fall of Man (Reviews) [25.Apr.07]
God of War II (Reviews) [20.Apr.07]
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