The 5 Biggest Assumptions Behind the XBox One

Since the announcement of the XBox Three… err ONE, a lot of the articles deconstructing the press conference have expressed disappointment that most of what was heavily hyped as innovation was, upon closer examination, simply old wine in new bottles. For the most, I’m...

Former EA CEO is whistling very loudly past the graveyard.

Here comes the metaphors: Skittles or Steak? I hate to admit it, but I like both. For me, it is not a choice. Nothing quite works like a steak for dinner. But, when I go to the movies, and I want to indulge, it’s Skittles for me. It is a bit embarrassing to admit. For...

Nintendo Power Plays a YouTube User

Things are getting more complicated, but the days when Nintendo can wield this kind of power may be numbered. Nintendo, complaining that the company had issued Content ID claims against his Let’s Play videos, specifically a playthrough of Luigi’s Mansion:...

Google makes its big play into gaming

Google announced their game platform today. I’m sure Microsoft and Sony think this is something that only Apple needs to worry about. They couldn’t be more wrong… Google Play game developers and players alike are getting a quartet of game-changing...

An real Android game platform? Finally?

I think it’s safe to say that this could be a big deal. Google may be preparing to unveil an Android gaming service in the vein of Xbox Live or iOS’ Game Center. That’s the indication from a leaked build of Google Play Servicesobtained by Android...

Why is this man smiling?

Whether or not Facebook Home is a “success” the reviews are in, and they aren’t good. But even as we’re being treated to yet another round of Zuckerberg sad faces—left over from falling stock stories, I’m sure—it’s hard for me to see the down side to all this for the...