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What I want in 2012: A united front

Edit: I know I'm posting this way late, but this topic really motivated me. Now that SOPA and PIPA have been shelved for the time being we have won the battle but the war isn't over. As with any new year, or any time at all really, there...

 
 
 
 

East vs. West: Sun No Longer Rising

Oh Japan, why have you fallen so far? You saved the home video game market after we westerners screwed it up with the Atari. You created the first real console war amongst yourselves between Nintendo and Sega. Westerners didn�t even have ...

 
 
 
 

eSports: Tread Lightly

I don�t think I�ve ever heard as many condescending comments towards any competitive activity than those towards eSports. While I hear quite a few condescending comments about �normal� sports from my gamer friends, I hear so many more abo...

 
 
 
 

I Implore You Nintendo part 3

In my first letter I looked at Nintendo�s past and how they reached the position they are in. My second letter looked at 2011 and what�s gone right and wrong. In this final letter I look towards the future and offer this fan�s opinion on ...

 
 
 
 

I Implore You Nintendo part 2

In my last letter I examined Nintendo�s past in comparison to the competition. In this portion I will go through the events of 2011 and the outcries from fans. Dear Nintendo, I implore you to take a look at what�s happened this year. Befo...

 
 
 
 

Motion Controls: A Good Thing

Through articles, forums and podcasts I�ve heard almost nothing other than the opinion that motion controls are trivial. The main complaints are that the motion controls are either simply used in place of a more efficient button press or us...

 
 
 
 

I Implore You Nintendo part 1

It appeared that the universe seemed to sense my unease before I had the chance to sit down and write my letter because Nintendo announced that they would be dropping the price of the 3DS from $249.99 to $169.99 on August 12th. While this i...

 
 
 
 

Why I hate Duke Nukem Forever and you should too

It should have just been Duke Nukem ForNever! It�s good to have that out of my system. Bad jokes aside, as much as I appreciate Gearbox taking Duke, making it playable, and actually pushing it out the door, I can�t help but think that they ...

 
 
 


About Zanthisone of us since 12:35 PM on 06.25.2011

Growing up in the middle of redneck nowhere, conveniently located 30 minutes from Disney World, I had no choice but to escape into a world of wonder known as video games. And Disney, I really like Disney too. Now in the midst of cultures who have absolutely no understanding or use of me, I frolicked off to University where I study Accounting and Journalism.