Miri Archea, Author at Save Game

Soul Calibur resurrected for iOS

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Feeling nostalgic? Come January 19th, you can pick up the original Soul Calibur in the app store for an (as of now) undetermined price.

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Buy Tacos, Acquire Vita

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Are you looking to pick up a PS Vita? Would you perhaps like that Vita for free? Starting January 26th, Taco Bell might be able to help you out with that.

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Let the Dildo Warfare Continue

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Come January 17th, the time has come to dust off the dildo bats and take to the streets of Steelport for Saint’s Row the Third‘s first mission pack.

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WoW expansions recieve European price drop

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European gamers looking get their fix of Blizzard’s World of Warcraft are in luck, the company announced a drop in price for some of the expansion packs.

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N-Control Offers Donation to Child’s Play Charity

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In light of recent bad press due to the Ocean Strategy PR debacle, N-Controller announced a $10,000 donation to the Child’s Play charity.

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Humble Indie Bundle 4 Not So Humble With $2 Million Earned

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Adding 5 new games, the Humble Indie Bundle 4 took in over $2 million in profits this week. The games included in the bundle are Super Meat Boy, Jamestown, Nightsky, Bit Trip Runner and Shank.  

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Late to the Party: A Review of League of Legends: Dominion

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For those of you who don’t know, Dominion is a new mode in the DotA clone of League of Legends which brings a whole new element to the game. Whereas as League Classic is incredibly strategy focused, Dominion does not leave much room for teamwork (save for in cases where you enter the game with a premade team). Games are fast-paced, usually running anywhere from 15 to 30 minutes, as opposed to Classic games which tend to average 45 minutes.

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Sexism in Gaming

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Sexism in gaming. It’s the proverbial pink elephant in the room – widely acknolwedged, but no one wants to be the one to stand up and ask what the hell it’s doing there in the first place. The technology scene has always been a male dominated one, especially in terms of video games. Marketing, media – they’re both targeted at a young, male audience.

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Free to play game League of Legends cancels Mac Beta

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The free-to-play game League of Legends cancelled their Mac beta earlier this week, sparking outrage on…well, the tiny corner of the forums devoted to the Macintosh Beta users. Chief complaints included the sudden shot off of service (supposedly a pre-emptive move for the upcoming release of Dominion, which the client would not support), the lack of notice to users of the client, and of course, the shut off itself.

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To innovate or not to innovate

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Innovation in gaming is like the introduction of the Star Wars prequels – everyone thinks they want it to happen, and then when it finally hits, all the fan communities can do is find something to complain about. Dropping the metaphor (where a vast majority of complaints are incredibly valid), the question is raised:  is it better for game devs to innovate and risk disaster or for them to stick with a tried and true formula and risk becoming stale?

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