Archives for: June 2012

E3 2012: Nintendo Press Conference (Live Blog)

Nintendo
Just like I did for Microsoft and Sony, I figured I’d live-blog my reactions to the E3 2012 Nintendo Press Conference. Here we go.   Initial Thoughts Full disclosure: I'm not really a fan of Nintendo. They were big when I was a kid, and the Super Nintendo is undoubtedly my favorite old-school game console but, as I've grown up, I don't really feel that they have. Futhermore, for every generation since (and including), the Nintendo 64, their competitors have offered better, be it

Just like I did for Microsoft and Sony, I figured I’d live-blog my reactions to the E3 2012 Nintendo Press Conference. H...

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E3 2012: Microsoft Press Conference (Live Blog)

Microsoft
Okay, so it's not so much "live" as it is my own thoughts in real-time as I watch the press conference! Anyway, here we go!   Initial Thoughts Microsoft traditionally offers what I find to be a decent conference, showcasing interesting things to come over the next year. However, I often see reviews of The Big Three (Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo) ranking Microsoft 2nd or even 3rd, despite my own personal feelings that they've consistently done well. Whether this is deep-seated anti-Microsoft

Okay, so it's not so much "live" as it is my own thoughts in real-time as I watch the press conference! Anyway, here we...

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E3 2012: Sony Press Conference (Live Blog)

Sony
Just like I did for the E3 2012 Microsoft Press Conference, I figured I'd live-blog my reactions to the E3 2012 Sony Press Conference. Here we go.   Initial Thoughts I haven't followed Sony much in recent years. You could attribute it to me being more of an Xbox guy and finding Nintendo to be a wasteland of constantly recycled games sporting mediocre graphics. However, in the past six months or so, I really fell in love with Sony. I upgraded to PlayStation Plus and have reaped tons

Just like I did for the E3 2012 Microsoft Press Conference, I figured I'd live-blog my reactions to the E3 2012 Sony Pre...

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The Month in Gaming: May 2012

While I mostly bounced between two games again this month -- one a handheld and one a console, as usual -- I also had a third come back into the mix.   Being the fifth month of the year, this month's Final Fantasy title was naturally Final Fantasy V, a game I had played long ago when it came out as one-half of the original Playstation's Final Fantasy Anthology over a decade ago. The only thing I really recalled about the game was not liking it and eventually giving up on it; prior

While I mostly bounced between two games again this month -- one a handheld and one a console, as usual -- I also had a...

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Review: Final Fantasy V

Final Fantasy V
Being the fifth month of the year, this month's Final Fantasy title was naturally Final Fantasy V, a game I had played long ago when it came out as one-half of the original Playstation's Final Fantasy Anthology over a decade ago. The only thing I really recalled about the game was not liking it and eventually giving up on it; prior to this past month, it remained the one title in the series that I had quit and not beaten -- although, full disclosure, as I learned in March, I never actually

Being the fifth month of the year, this month's Final Fantasy title was naturally Final Fantasy V, a game I had played l...

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