The Changing Face Of Online Gaming

New hardware always brings big changes to the online gaming experience. Usually these are positive and expansive, and that doesn’t look to be any different this incoming generation. Microsoft achieved a lot with Xbox Live in the early years and really set the industry target. One could argue both Steam and the PSN compete well …

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The PS4 event: what was missing?

So Sony finally gave us the info-dump we’ve been clamouring for and the tech press is going over the details with a fine toothed comb hoping for a clearer picture of what the PS4 means for gaming. There are hundreds of articles about what Sony showed, but I thought I’d go the other way and …

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Mixel Plays Far Cry 3 pt1

I’ve been working on the setup necessary to do gameplay vids decently for some time, and have quite a backlog of recorded video. There are still some hiccups and hurdles to get over, but this is a start! Bring on the games!   Far Cry 3 has to be one of the most fun games …

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LAIR – Let’s do it again!

As is so often the case with consoles, the early months on the market are paved with failed experiments and broken promises. The Playstation3 was no different. As the public struggled with the high entry price of the machine, Sony funded and pushed various undisputedly shaky games that promised the world but came out half-baked. …

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Movies For Gamers – Part 1

It’s common knowledge that movies of video game franchises have been largely terrible. Though there is the occasional exception, none could be considered classics. On the other side of the coin many games borrow quite heavily from movies. We’re talking everything from a few choice lines or minor plot points all the way through possible …

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