Posts by Jeffrey Wilson

Apple-Backed Dreamcast 2: Sega’s Savior

Apple-Backed Dreamcast 2: Sega’s Savior

Sega has quite the track record: Outrun, Streets of Rage 2, Sonic 2, Daytona, and a myriad of other titles rank as some of the best video game-related product ever to appear in the history of gaming. The company, at its peak, fostered creativity and pure gaming fun that few of its rivals matched. Unfortunately, Sega is equally known for making some of the most boneheaded business decisions in the history of video games. I need not repeat those grave missteps...

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Music Games Hit a Sour Note

Music Games Hit a Sour Note

Contemporary music video games have failed us. A genre with plenty of untapped potential has devolved from games with plots and quirky characters/graphical elements to a genre stripped down to colored symbols, and heavy reliance on turn-a-quick-buck DLC. And it’s infinitely frustrating. I love Guitar Hero/Rock Band/ DJ Hero as much as the next guy who’s always held fantasies of wearing tight jeans, lace, and some form of animal print, but whenever I see...

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