Wednesday night featured the eagerly anticipated Law and Order: Special Victims Unit episode “Intimidation Game”, loosely based on a trending topic in the gaming community: misogyny in the gaming community. Surprising absolutely nobody, the show took the tagline “gamers are terrorists” literally and the episode featured some seriously terrorist-like gamers. As a realistic adaptation of the scandal would make a boring episode of people writing angry tweets to each other for days. PCMag did a wonderful summary of the episode with all its forced dialogue and video game pun glory. If you don’t feel like watching the whole episode yourself, then check it out [...]
Sony announced today that they will throw their hat into the Television provider ring with the new Playstation Vue. The service will give users access to over 75 different cable and standard television channels including Animal Planet, National Geographic, Oxygen, Sprout, Syfy, HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, Comedy Central, MTV, and Nickelodeon for a yet-to-be announced fee. The first trial run of the Vue is rolling out this month for specially selected PS3 and PS4 users, and is expected to launch sometime next year for a general retail release. In addition to working with Sony’s line of videogame consoles, Vue will also be accessible on portable devices like the iPad. [...]
The recent excavation of dozens of copies of Atari games buried in the New Mexico desert served to validate an urban legend that had swirled about in the gaming community for years. The saga that spawned that mythos will be given its day in the limelight with a new documentary from Xbox Studios, the now defunct attempt by Microsoft to get into the television production business. The documentary, Atari: Game Over, will cover the nearly mythic tale of how Atari rose to fame as one of the industry’s first real giants and its eventual demise that brought about a crash so mammoth in proportion that it nearly took the entire video gaming industry with it. Viewers will also get a look [...]
It’s that time of week again, good citizens of the APGNation, as our heroines once more grace the small screen in the newest episode of Hi-sCool Seha Girls! This week Dreamcast, Mega Drive, and Saturn discuss their job prospects after graduation, the life of a weather girl, and we learn that it is not a good idea to make a geeky girl dance if she doesn’t want to. So, lets dive in, shall we?
This week’s episode opens with the girls wondering what they will be doing after highschool. Dreamcast then suggests to Saturn that she should become a weather girl, as it would give her a place that she could use her looks and personality to attract a huge audience. [...]