Ken Kutaragi (久夛良木 健), the Father of the PlayStation, has resigned his position as Chairman and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment and will instead become Honorary Chairman. The resignation is effective June 19, 2007, when he will be replaced by the currect President and COO, Kazuo Hirai. Kutaragi was responsible for the PlayStation, which debuted
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April 26th, 2007 · No Comments
April 15th, 2007 · 4 Comments
Zork and Imagination
Back when we occasionally had to use our brains to create the images within games, a.k.a. in the 1980s and earlier, a text-based adventure game called Zork was incredibly popular. Since most games back then were either played on a board or in the backyard, our imaginations regularly got a workout. Besides, Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings and other books (stories written on piles of flat sheets called “paper” and bound together) were popular back then too, so the imagery came easily.
If you were born after 1980, brace yourself; the image you see below may shock you.
November 28th, 2006 · No Comments
David Perry has created an excellent history of video games in various genres. Seen here. We’ve come a long way. Related PostsVideo Games or TV?Once again surveys show that gamers are watching less and less television. The point could be mad…Playstation 3 InterfaceIt looks like, besides an eyepopping pricetag, the Playstation 3 will sport an