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The Propaganda Project: J Allard

Monday, August 14th, 2006 by jay

J Allard — Corporate Vice Presient, Microsoft

Empowerment to the next level, Allard is a PR guy who really loves clichés that push the envelope. Luckily, he seems to be grounded in what makes games good as he has said many times that graphics are a single component and not necessarily important. He also frequently says …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 8.11.06

Friday, August 11th, 2006 by jay

Handheld gaming devices are now terrorist weapons
Now I’ll need to build a steam powered gaming device for my trip to England. I was really looking forward to playing Al Qaeda’s Touch Terror and the Taliban’s Death to Americhat on my DS, too. Apparently, US Flights are also banning liquids. I think I’ll debate …

Best Game Ever – Miracle Warriors

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006 by jay

I hope you enjoyed that commercial, now on to the article.

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Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006 by matt

Top 100 best American sellers list analysis

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006 by jay

Next Gen was good enough to make a comprehensive list of the top 100 games of this century by American sales. The list proves supremely useful because they included the average Game Ranking review. Clicking back and forth between the pages and going over what fell where and what didn’t make the list …

Changes E3 needs

Monday, July 31st, 2006 by jay

The ESA is currently retooling the E3 trade show. Publishers have complained that the show focuses too much on video games, which means the thousands of dollars they spend on presentation are largely wasted. Knowing this, we can only assume the ESA is recalibrating the trade show in order to shift focus towards what really …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 7.28.06

Saturday, July 29th, 2006 by jay

Left in Japan: The SNES edition

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006 by jay

So many games never made it to our shores. Every once in a while, the sheer amount of gaming joy we missed out on is enough to choke me up. I’ve compiled a list of some of the more important ones and given a personal account of why it should’ve made it, what we missed …

Weekly News We Care About Wrap Up – 7.21.06

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006 by jay

New Sony patent for motion sensing camera
We’ll have to wait and see if Sony releases a peripheral with this technology for the PS3. The patent refers to older similar technology Sony has designed so it provides a good defense to the claims that Sony is merely copying Nintendo. The question now becomes is …

Lame Discussion: Console War – Part 2

Thursday, July 20th, 2006 by jay

Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.

Christian: I really want to know how many people are still drooling for a new Sony console. This gen is the ultimate test of the Playstation brand. One thing is for sure: a new PS3 is financial suicide simply because of the defect rate on Sony consoles.

Dan: I feel the …