Archive | November, 2013

Rome’s PlayStation 4 launch was awesome

29 Nov

ps4 launch rome italy

Today is PlayStation 4 day-one here in Europe, so yesterday night a lot of midnight launch party took place all across the continent. But there was one more amazing than others, strangely enough, it was the one held in Rome, Italy.

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A documentary on how video games changed the world

28 Nov

How Videogames Changed the World

 

Oh look, there’s finally something interesting shown on TV! Good news folks, if you live in UK, this Saturday a very cool and interesting 2-hour documentary called How Videogames Changed the World will be aired on Channel 4 at 9pm.

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Why the Nintendo Wii U is region-locked? Iwata answers

28 Nov

wii u region locked

 

Being a gamer and a Japan-lover is very common, but let’s talk straight, it’s always been a bit of a pain in the ass, especially if you own a Nintendo console.

And now that we’re basically in a new generation of gaming systems, the Wii U is the only home console keeping the region-lock for its games. We’re not here to state how cool are Xbox One and PlayStation 4 for allowing you play import games, but to try to understand the reasons behind Nintendo region policy on both Wii U and 3DS (that unlike its predecessor is NOT region-free either).

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Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA f announced for PlayStation VITA

28 Nov

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F ps3 europe usa

After the unexpected announcement and release of Hatsune Miku Projec DIVA f for PlayStation3 in Europe and North America, SEGA amaze us again announcing the PlayStation VITA version of the game for the western markets.

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Top 10 video game glitches

28 Nov

video game glitches

We all know them, we all fear them and we definitely laugh at them every time! Video game glitches is something we’ll ever face in our favourite games, but some of them are better and more entertaining than other.

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New Taiko no Tatsujin game available for Wii U in Japan

28 Nov

taiko no tatsujin wii u

 

Despite the lack of sales, the Wii U is getting new interesting games, at least in its homeland, Japan.

A new Taiko game, called Taiko no Tatsujin Wii U (or 太鼓の達人WiiUば~じょん!), is available in Japan since last week. This is just the latest installment of a long-running series of music games, using traditional japanese drums as insruments, appeared on almos every game system of the last decade.

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SEGA trademarking Shenmue 3 exposed as a hoax

27 Nov

SHENMUE 3 HOAX

As we suspected, we’re sorry to report that the news about SEGA trademarking Shenmue 3 we posted earlier today is almost certainly fake. Various hints lead to a hoax, for example the lack of an application reference number on the website.

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SEGA trademarks Shenmue 3

27 Nov

shenmue 3

Just yesterday we told you about Yu Suzuki, creator of acclaimed (and unfinished) Shenmue saga, confirmed as host at the next GDC 2014 to talk about his Dreamcast classic, in a Postmortem conference.

Today we’re quite surprised to report something we didn’t expect. In fact, SEGA has trademarked Shenmue 3 on the OHIM, the Trade Marks and Designs Registration Office of the European Union. Here’s you can find the details.

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There are a lot of Doctor Who easter egg across different video games

26 Nov

doctor who easter eggs video games

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary day has just passed, with even Google paying an homage to it, so the guys at VGFacts published a video on DYKG YouTube channel showing a tons of hidden and secret easter eggs and references to the popular british sci-fi fiction all across several video games in history.

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Yu Suzuki will talk about Shenmue at next GDC 2014 Classic Game Postmortem

26 Nov

yu suzuki gdc 2014

And we’re here again to write about Yu Suzuki. This time is not a supposed Shenmue 3 release or some other not-veryfied small talk rumor, BUT it is Shenmue related.

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