console games

  • What Games Are: The Power Conversation

    What Games Are: The Power Conversation

    Given the degree to which graphics have not changed over the last few years in high-end games, it’s surprising how strong the idea of graphical power remains in the games industry. Gamers are still hotly arguing over which games look best on which console, yet they are doing so over increasingly ephemeral details. Will this power conversation always dominate the gaming medium, or will… Read More

  • PS3 going down, Nintendo Wiictorious

    PS3 going down, Nintendo Wiictorious

    It’s not really news but rather a confirmation of that which we have all been feeling for a long time. The PS3 is wounded, possibly dying, the Wii is succeeding beyond everybody’s expectations (well, not everybody), and the 360 is comfortable in the middle ground, having given up the fight for #1. The battle is over, people. Nintendo has won, and decisively. Sony won the last… Read More

  • Gamestop: Sorry, it won't be a Wiite Christmas

    Gamestop: Sorry, it won't be a Wiite Christmas


    Despite Nintendo saying they would have a significant increase in Wii count at retailers this holiday season (and yes, I’m re-using the pun from the headline), it’s looking to be otherwise. Wii Fits sell out as soon as they hit the shelves, and Guitar Heros hardly have time to sit either. Gamestop CFO David Carlson says that the Wii is in “very good supply” at the… Read More