IncreaseBlue’s most memorable moments in 2010 games (CAUTION: SPOILERS AHEAD)

21 12 2010

Several video games in 2010 gave players refreshing takes on old formulas as well as completely new game play mechanics and stories. The Pause Button’s own IncreaseBlue gave a small list below of which games offered the most memorable moments of the year. (Caution, there are a few spoilers for some games included in this article).

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Tokyo Game Show announcement roundup

20 09 2010

The Tokyo Game Show officially wrapped on Sunday in Chiba, Japan, after pouring out a slew of announcements for upcoming games which sparked the interests of gamers across the globe.

The Tokyo Game Show is a yearly video game expo where developers, publishers, and various other members of the video game industry show off their latest games, software, and technology for the Japanese market. While there were many games exhibited at the show, there were a select few that grabbed the attention of the worldwide gaming audience. Read the rest of this entry »

Saboten-con to feature game tournaments in October

14 09 2010

The upcoming anime convention in Phoenix, Ariz., known as Saboten-con, will host more than voice actor panels and cosplayer gatherings, it will also feature gaming tournaments!

Once again, Saboten-con will include a hefty gaming room that will be run by the Arizona Hobbyists Paradise when it begins on its new dates of October 1-3. Read the rest of this entry »

DEVASTATION: Day 3 (The Finals)

20 06 2010

The grand finals for the DEVASTATION event began Sunday afternoon at the Phoenix Convention Center with the biggest and best players reserved for last, as they battled each other for the first place gold medals in their respective games.

Large bleacher seating was pulled out for attendees to watch the finals in true competition style.

The room’s setup changed to accompany the grandiose nature of the finals, as many of the casual setups and booths were taken out, and full stadium style bleachers extended out for attendees to watch the last matches of the event on the dual projection screens. Read the rest of this entry »

Jedirobb talks DEVASTATION with IncreaseBlue

1 06 2010

While The Pause Button was perusing the gaming available at the Phoenix Comicon, IncreaseBlue ran into the one and only Rob Chiarini, overseer of the upcoming gaming event DEVASTATION.

IncreaseBlue was able to ask Rob (a.k.a. jedirobb) about the upcoming event such as what it’s going to hold for gamers, preparations for the event, and more stuff about upcoming tournament. Read the rest of this entry »

Get ready to wreak some DEVASTATION

15 02 2010

Here is an audio stream of my thoughts and experiences of DEVASTATION. If you don’t want to hear me talk (I don’t blame you, I loathe the sound of my own voice; lol) then scroll down to see the full post about the event and all it’s awesomeness. (I apologize for the youtube formatting, but wordpress plugins are giving me a hard time these days).

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Forecasts predict paranoia and Heavy Rain…

11 02 2010

Ok so I got my usual update email/newsletter from Playstation announcing the “Four Days: The Heavy Rain Online Experience.” Now for those of you who don’t know, Heavy Rain is an upcoming thriller/suspense/decision-making game that will be released in late February. It’s been produced and written by the same minds behind the 2005 PS2 game Fahrenheit (a.k.a Indigo Prophecy), which featured the same type of gameplay that Heavy Rain has.
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