Wage-Fixing in the Animation Industry: Trouble in (Cartoon) Paradise

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Proof has been presented to a judge that Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks, Blue Sky Studios, Sony Pictures Animation, Lucasfilm, and others regularly meet together and conspire together to fix the wages of their animators.

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter and Corporate Crowdfunding – Wild Cards 2

As Rubén informs us in this Patreon Live Chat clip, there’s some dubious involvement behind this public crowdfunding campaign of Shenmue 3 by Sony Entertainment. Are video game publishers shifting the financial risks on to the gamers?

Virtual Resurrection: Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus

While Kenny is optimistic that modern technology does indeed deem that the time is right for virtual reality, LaughingMan, a survivor of the first wave of the VR craze of the 1990s, remains skeptical in that history may indeed repeat itself. Or worse, virtual reality will be just another gimmick.

E3 2014 Review

As if you all haven’t heard enough nerdy ranting in the two weeks since E3 2014 closed its doors, now three more of your favorite internet nobodies are publicizing their own opinions on YouTube!

Food For Thought: New Generation, Same Fanboy Rage

Fanboys. Dear lord, fanboys. Why did the human race go so wrong when it allowed fanboys to come into existence? Mind you, I’m not simply talking about the kinds of people who simply love a game…

Sly Cooper 4 Analysis: Thieves In Tits

Sly Cooper 4 Analysis: Thieves In Tits

The much praised Sly Cooper 4: Thieves in Time game has been out for a while and has for the most part enjoyed its solitude; however, B-mask believes there is more than meets the eye when…

After Hours: The Death of Video Game Consoles?

Kenny and LaughingMan stumble across a rather alarming Forbes article about the potential future demise of traditional video game consoles. Additionally, they find a quote in which President of Sony Worldwide development studios Shuhei Yoshida blames…

Food For Thought: Xbox One and Losing Faith In Microsoft

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Just recently, the world has been a-fire with sheer contempt for the next generation as gamers continue to show their frustration towards Microsoft with its seemingly anti-consumer policies that it seeks to implement in the upcoming…

E3 2013 Sony Playstation Conference: Flawless Victory! Or not

E3. Electronics Entertainment Expo. The gaming industry’s annual vanity fare. A time of disproportionate lies, crushed dreams, and never-ending disappointment for the mistreated gaming masses. An obsolete tradition that serves no purpose other than to stroke…

Adam Orth & Next-Gen Game Consoles Predictions

Adam Orth and Next Generation Console Predictions

We’ve already made our thoughts about Nintendo’s next-gen strategy clear. Now it’s Microsoft, Sony and Valve’s turn! LaughingMan, CineMax and B-Mask are joined again by podcast artist The Fuboo (Inverted-Mind) as they ask their magic eight-ball,…