Posts Tagged "Console"

2010 and 2011’s Most Anticipated Games

2010 and 2011’s Most Anticipated Games

It’s no surprise to those in the know: Myriad forces from fundamental changes in shoppers’ playing habits to the rise of thousands of free-to-play online social network, Web browser and MMO games are quickly undercutting both the relevance and value of traditional PC and console games. But the good news is, as software publishers are all too willing to demonstrate in the run up to the holiday season and beyond, there are still plenty of great reasons to...

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3D Gaming: The Flaws in Sony’s Approach

3D Gaming: The Flaws in Sony’s Approach

Sony’s made no secret of the fact that it’s making a massive push for 3D gaming in the coming months, courtesy of its PlayStation 3 and games like Killzone 3 and Gran Turismo 5. No surprise there: The firm’s electronics division is betting the farm on 3D televisions, and they’ve got a lot of Bravia sets to sell. But as we recently explained to TechNewsWorld, there may be two major flaws in the company’s approach – primarily a...

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Microsoft Kinect: Missed Opportunities

Microsoft Kinect: Missed Opportunities

We recently spoke with MSNBC.com regarding Microsoft’s new Kinect motion sensing control system and rendered the following verdict: While the technology itself is impressive, so far featured games are middling, and the device’s broader home entertainment feature set by far and away trumps its current software lineup. Playing with virtual pets by mimicking the motions of stroking their fur or dancing naturally to bad pop tracks is all well and good, and...

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Top 10 Best Video Games: 2000-2010

Top 10 Best Video Games: 2000-2010

In the aftermath of an E3 that was all about new console hardware and myriad technological innovations from motion controls to 3D gaming and cloud computing, you may be forgiven for temporarily forgetting: It’s still all about the games. And while publishers are largely content to play it close to the vest and stick with predictable sequels and tie-ins given the current state of the economy, let’s level. Plenty of great reasons to keep thumbs waggling...

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