New Japan Pro Wrestling Invades The Upcoming ‘Yakuza 6’ Game

Since Sega debuted this game series back in 2005 on the PlayStation 2, the Yakuza games have brought a unique flavor of open-world brawling to consoles worldwide. Think of it as modern Grand Theft Auto meets old-school River City Ransom set in Japan.  I recall Area5 (you know, the former “1Up Show” people) referring to the series as “Shenmue done right.” Anyway, the PlayStation 4-exclusive Yakuza 6 is coming out soon in Japan, and it’s been reported by a Japanese gaming publication that New Japan Pro Wrestling stars will be appearing in the game as a rival gang. I love this; I want this; ALL of this; IN MY FACE! Continue reading “New Japan Pro Wrestling Invades The Upcoming ‘Yakuza 6’ Game”

‘That Dragon, Cancer’ to be this month on January 12th

That Dragon, Cancer. is an independently developed game that showcased an early demo, allowing the player to slowly explore the hospital room of a father and his young son. The young son was dying, and the father felt powerless.  The development of the title has surely been difficult, as one of the developers is the father the game is about and his son passed away during development. Continue reading “‘That Dragon, Cancer’ to be this month on January 12th”

Social Design with Quantel Paintbox in a ZombiU Strap Match – WIRed #22

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This week on episode 22 of WIRed, the Public Interest Design Institute Asks Architects to Tackle Social Needs, a Quantel Paintbox Demo from 1990, ZombiU is the Longest-Delayed Game Sequel Ever (NOT Duke Nukem Forever) & Pro Wrestling’s Strap Match — without the dirty stuff…maybe.   Continue reading “Social Design with Quantel Paintbox in a ZombiU Strap Match – WIRed #22”

The Future is THEN: Watch this Quantel Paintbox Demo from 1990

Now, who is responsible for all that bright and shiny technology showcased is the above video?  The answer would be Quantel, and they are the world’s leading provider of graphics hardware to the broadcast industry, and their program, the Quantel Paintbox workstation was THE standard for creating television graphics and overlays worldwide.  Essentially, something that seems much more widely used, popular, and easy to use today like Photoshop was nearly non-existent then, … Continue reading The Future is THEN: Watch this Quantel Paintbox Demo from 1990

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My Impressions: "Bodycount" (Demo – Xbox 360)

For the last several years, the first-person shooter (FPS) has been a dominant genre in the video games market.  Whereas some developers and publishers seek to cash in on the craze with an inferior product (*cough*Hour of Victory*cough*Haze*cough*America’s Army*cough*, some series such as Call of Duty (CoD), Killzone, Battlefield, Halo, Medal of Honor (MoH), and few others that I refer to as the “usual suspects,” … Continue reading My Impressions: "Bodycount" (Demo – Xbox 360)

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