I said last year that NBA 2K18 lost a customer with its gross microtransactions nonsense. While voting with your wallet is an overrated concept sometimes, I’d like to think that losing a customer who bought every annual edition for more … Continue reading NBA 2K19: First Impressions, and the Issue of Microtransactions
Sports video games have the reputation of being little more than roster updates and a couple new features on an annual basis. NBA 2K18 decided to break from this mold in a new and horrifying way — by completely breaking … Continue reading NBA 2K18, and How Microtransactions Lost a Customer
Following a mediocre jump to the next-gen systems, 2K Games found itself in an interesting situation — needing to step up its game despite a lack of competition. Sure, the NBA Live franchise still exists in some sense of the … Continue reading Review: NBA 2K15 (PS4) — Worth a Shot
Every fall, video game publishers conspire to take all of the money from our wallets. This is a known commodity, but I still fall for it every year. How else to explain the sudden transition from “barely anything is coming … Continue reading “Fall,” or “That Time of Year When Games Kill Wallets”
The Playstation 4 came out a few days ago. I stared at one longingly in our local Gamestop. But I didn’t pull the trigger to become one of the early adopters (you know, before they ran out of units at … Continue reading The PS4 Conundrum: To Buy or Not To Buy
Well, I didn’t think I was going to be amazed by anything at E3, but the way Sony has destroyed Microsoft? That caught my attention. Let’s be clear: Somehow, Sony managed to reveal the PS4 before any announcements were made … Continue reading PS4 Details Emerge; $399, Later This Year
I just don’t get it. I don’t. I thought gamers were taking part in the “video games” genre, yet all I watched for the last hour were tech demos, sports, a TV guide and a dog in Call of Duty. … Continue reading Xbox One: Feel the Excitement?
And this is why I hate people. New rumors are in that the “Durango,” codename for the Xbox 720 (also a codename), will require optical discs to be downloaded to the hard drive, but will not be played off of … Continue reading New Xbox 720 “Durango” rumors surface, enrage everybody