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Weekly News We care About Wrap Up – 4.7.06

Friday, April 7th, 2006 by jay

Weekly News We care About Wrap Up – 3.31.06

Friday, March 31st, 2006 by jay

Weekly News We care About Wrap Up – 3.24.06

Friday, March 24th, 2006 by jay

PS3 to be region free.
Woohoo. Now I can buy RPGs I can’t play without getting the system modded. I expect this will increase the number of gamers who import titles from Japan, but also eat into sales of Western releases by a little, which is part of the reason console manufacturers …

Yuji Naka to leave Sega?

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006 by jay

Word on the street is Yuji Naka may leave Sega to start his own company. Naka is Sega’s most well known employee primarily because he was behind the success of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. His programming wizardry combined with Naoto Oshima edgy and xtreme character design and Hirokazu Yasuhara’s excellent level design (hold …

Best Game Ever – Secret of Mana

Monday, March 20th, 2006 by jay

Secret of Mana
Developed by Square
Published by Square for the SNES
Released 1993

Weekly News We care About Wrap Up – 3.17.06

Friday, March 17th, 2006 by jay

Aborted game autopsy 2: Suspicions confirmed

Thursday, March 16th, 2006 by jay

Besides learning some valuable lessons while working on my game, some things I already thought to be true were reaffirmed.
Suspicions Confirmed:

Aborted game autopsy 1: Lessons learned

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006 by jay

One day during my junior year of college I decided to design an RPG. I was surrounded by friends when I announced this and they all responded with enthusiasm. It’s now about four years later and I have little to show for my effort. Luckily, working on my game led me to some truths …

Videogamers Against Mothers Against Videogame Addiction and Violence

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006 by jay

In my daily effort to find affiliates for this site, I stumbled upon Mothers Against Videogame Addiction and Violence. It was just ridiculous enough that I decided I should spend a little time reviewing the site. Maybe one day they’ll post a review of videolamer and tell the world how evil …

Review – Jade Empire

Monday, March 6th, 2006 by jay

Jade Empire
Developed by Bioware
Published by Microsoft
Released 4.12.05