Archive for August, 2009

Bringing It Around — Dreamcast Edition

Posted in video games with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 31, 2009 by Carlos Macias

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As humans, we have the ability to learn from our mistakes. That’s what makes history so important. Video game companies, though, are not human. They are learned differently and can make bone-headed moves that previous generations of hardware and software have made already. Here’s a short list of things that, luckily, they did learn from the 500 or so living days of the once “thinking” Dreamcast. And the one lesson they didn’t. Continue reading

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Fast and Furious: A Shadow Complex Twit-Tale

Posted in Event Coverage with tags , , , , , , , , on August 19, 2009 by Carlos Macias

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Last night was crazy. I got to meet people who I admire in the industry: Geoff Keighley, N’Gai Croal, Pete Wanat, and Shadow Complex devs Donald and Laura Mustard.

Before doing so, though, I had to drive out to Los Angeles — an hour or so away from my humble home in Rialto, CA. My brother, J-Rock, and I rolled out to meet Geoff Keighley and friends as soon as he threw up the bat signal for a free Shadow Complex code: Continue reading

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Posted in Uncategorized on August 9, 2009 by Carlos Macias