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Archive for April, 2011

Epic’s President Speaks Up About Game Industry Uncertainty

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 21, 2011

I have to say that this kind of caught me off guard when first I heard about it, then after thinking about it, it did make sense. Basically the president of Epic, Mike Capps, came out and said that the future of gaming hasn’t been this uncertain in 20 years. Now one has to ask, what the heck is this guy thinking, games are everywhere, they’re on phones, consoles, and handhelds, what can be so uncertain about that?

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ESRB to Implement Different Method for Rating Games

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 21, 2011

As more and more games are coming out every day, and the need for a quick turn around on ratings is becoming a requirement, the ESRB (Electronic Software Rating Board) has decided that its time to change tactics. For a while now they have been putting the games in the hands of human evaluators who would play through the game trying to comb through the content to find enough information for a correct rating.

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Pilotwings Resort Review

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 21, 2011

In a long needed return the Pilotwings franchise finds its way on to the new Nintendo 3DS. In this game you’ll be be utilizing jetpacks, planes, and even a hang glider to complete several different assignments. You’ll get to fly all over the island to do so, and there’s even a couple of hidden secrets for those willing to go find them.

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Sony Silently Halting Manufacturing of PSP Go!

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 21, 2011

I’m going have to be brutally honest here, I had no idea that they were still making PSP Go!s up to this point. The failed experiment of Sony trying to go strictly digital is, I guess, finally finally coming to a close.

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Telltale Games Announces Next Episodic Adventure

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 21, 2011

Even though this TV series is literally in its infancy, it would appear that NBC is willing to kick it up a notch a sign Telltale Games up for a game based on their new Dick Wolf series Law and Order: LA. This series will start coming out late this year for the PC, MAC, and other platforms.

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New Podcast Posted

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 21, 2011

Altered Confusion Podcast Ep. 112

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Hints are in the Air for a New Nintendo Console

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 19, 2011

Alright, I know that there have been rumors in the past of Nintendo trying to develop the Wii 2, or the Wii HD, and apparently these rumors are starting to take hold. I think everyone can agree that Nintendo needs to step up at least in the graphics department, if not catching up on the true internet connectivity piece.

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SSX’s Release Date Gets Clearer

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 19, 2011

EA’s snowboarding game, SSX, which has been on a bit of a vacation is finally coming back, and I’m both happy and sad to say that it would appear that they are aiming to release the game January 2012. The only reason that makes me sad is the fact that it isn’t coming out sooner.

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BlizzCon Ticket Dates Have Been Announced

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 19, 2011

Blizzard has now announced the time and date which will either have you break down in tears, or do a little happy dance. The tickets for BlizzCon are going to be available for purchase in the month of May and will unfortunately see an increase to their price.

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SEGA shuts down Fan-made Remake of Streets of Rage

Posted by Altered Confusion on April 13, 2011

An indie studio by the name of Bombergames had been working for roughly 8 years on a remake of Streets of Rage, well actually it was more like a fanboys true fantasy of what Streets of Rage would be like if it had all the characters from the series, including those only found on box art, 100 levels to play through, and apparently an insane level of detail.

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