Six Weeks To Retirement: The life and times of the PlayStation 4

October 5, 2020

In the wake of the PlayStation 4 E3 2013 press conference, Jerry Holkins of Penny Arcade called the event a “thunderously applauded public beheading.” Holkins’ assessment captures the moment with perfect clarity. So legendarily bungled was Microsoft’s unveiling of the Xbox One that all Sony had to do was gently, but clearly, rebuke it. Its […]

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Happy 30th birthday to the NES! (Plus our Top 10 Must-Play NES Games)

October 20, 2015

This week back in 1985, Nintendo took their first steps into the world North American and European world of home computer games with the release of the NES, the Nintendo Entertainment System. The Japanese console on which the NES was based, the Nintendo Family Computer (or Famicom) system had been wildly popular in it’s homeland […]

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