Remember MS-DOS Days – 80’s Microsoft Era

Do you remember the good old MS DOS days?

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Do you remember using a command line to start up a game? If you don’t know what MS-DOS is let me give you the run down. MS-DOS stands for Microsoft Disk Operating System, its uses command line interface for x86-based Personal Computers which is discontinued by Microsoft. It was first called 86-DOS (clone of Digital Research’s CP/M) by Seattle Computer Products written by Tim Paterson and the development took six weeks. Microsoft needed an operating system for IBM Personal Computers and hired Time Paterson in May 1981. Microsoft brought it for 75,000 and kept the version number and

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Plan on Getting PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift or Project Scorpio?

What are you planning on getting?

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Here is the big three VR headsets and what do you think is better PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift or Project Scorpio. Let talk about Virtual Reality in general, VR is a software that generate realistic images, sounds and replicate 3D environments. Which creates sensory such as sight, touch, hearing and smell (maybe) in an artificial world. Virtual Reality puts you in a fantasy world that you can’t see or do in real life such as being a warrior in a MMO, relaxing on a beach or flying through space. Sometimes VR can have it downfalls such as seizure, dizziness, nausea and motion sickness use extreme caution while using any VR headset.

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Touhou Koubutou V – Yokai and Shrine Video Game

Here is the latest game for Touhou

Mediascape launched a new trailer for Touhou Koubutou V for the PlayStation 4 and Vita . This latest installment of the Touhou series is a third-person action game. This game is developed by Cubetype not Team Shanghai Alice. If you don’t know what Touhou is I will get you a summary , The setting is in a place called Gensokyo were strange phenomena occur yokais and humans live there. Humans became afraid of approaching this area and as a result of the seal, Gensokyo became inaccessible from the outside world.  The yōkai became distressed about how this would affect the balance between humans and yōkai.  The Yōkai Expansion Project and made Gensokyo a phantasmal world that automatically called out to the weakened yōkai of the outside world. The only known gateway from the outside world into Gensokyo is the Hakurei Shrine ( the main protagonist Reimu lives) on the border of Gensokyo.  The spell card rules were also established to keep up the relationship between humans and yōkai in a mock style, which was necessary for the preservation of the balance of Gensokyo.

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Grisaia: Phantom Trigger – Anti-Terror Organization Video Game

An all highschool girls CSI?

Visual novel developer Frontwing unveils a new project called Grisaia: Phantom Trigger and it’s coming to PC. The plot of the game is, Following the Heath Oslo incident, the existence of the US-Japanese anti-terror organization CIRS has become a matter of public knowledge. CIRS has been rebuilt from the ground up, and its most covert functions spun off to a new agency: SORD (Social Ops, Research & Development). The goal of SORD is to train a new generation of operatives to defend the country against future threats. To that end, the organization has established a series of schools up and down the country. Mihama Academy, more-or-less left to rot after its abrupt closure, has been given new purpose as one such ‘specialist training school

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Rose of Winter – Can Romance Bloom in the Cold

Who are you going to choose as your prince?

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Rose of Winter is a Otome indie visual novel  game developed by Pillow Fight. You play as Rosemary  who left her family’s farm a year ago to become a Knight in Shining Armor. Lucky there are four handsome princes (which you can choose to take on your journey) here to escort you but you will have to face  fierce beasts and difficult terrain.

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Anime USA – Anime, Gaming and Fandom For Otakus

Anime USA is where fandom come together and be aive.

Anime USA is an anime-convention in Virginia and Washington D.C. that deal with Japanese and otaku culture This convention is not like Otakon because a bit different from it. I know this is not a gaming post but this convention does have a gaming such as retro and present consoles, arcade machines, tabletop and card games. If a panel I want to good to is not ready I got there and do some gaming and kill some time. What will be an anime convention without cosplay, cosplay is dressing up as your favorite anime, gaming, movie, comic and TV characters. You will be amazed how people but time and effort into making them you got to have materials and money. Speaking of money, there are dealer room which sells anime merchandise, video games, artwork and etc.

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Seven Deadly Sins Guest Stars in Hortensia Saga

Seven Deadly Sins is coming to Hortensia Saga

This is unexpected the see an anime and manga cross over in a video game.The news just broke that Nakaba Suzuki’s The Seven Deadly Sins are making an Sega’s Hortensia Saga. if you don’t know about The Seven Deadly Sins is I will tell you, It’s a manga created by Nakaba Suzuki and it’s tell a story about a group of knights (formerly) that was disbanded after Liones Kingdom but suppose to be killed by the holy knight but still alive and one of the liones family Eilzabeth wants to bring them back together and take back the kingdom after the Holy Knight trying to overthrown.

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Do Indie Game Developers Deserve More Recognition

Do Indie developer work harder than mainstream video game companies

As an indie game developer, you want your game to shape the world and make people enjoy playing it. Indie game developers some consist of a group of 1-12 people but sometimes it can be done by a single person. If you don’t know what is an indie means let me tell you, Indie developers are independent creators are self-published and without working for a mainstream video game companies such as Bethesda, Activision, Capcom and many others. Creators can get funds to make their game goes to console such as crowdfunding such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, if successful it might get picked up by Sony and Microsoft. You might your indie on the PSN or Xbox store based on the success of the game.

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Valve Developing A New Controller and PS4’s DualShock 4

Two controllers going to steam?

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Two stream news in one blog post. Alright, Valve is developing another controller which you on your wist and use your thumbs or fingers for  the button here is a picture. Valve is working on a controller for Vive and it comes with the VR headset. Due to the  partnership with Taiwanese tech company HTC. The controllers will be able to replicate hand movements. This controller was showed off in Steam Dev Days conference in Seattle. The price of the controller is cost #193 a piece which is expensive but you might get a discount. Vive controllers are different from Oculus Rift because these  have two stations which allow to track movement over 15 feet.  Peter Brown says “Vive’s strongest selling point is how it marries freedom of movement and intuitive controls with a capable headset” thinking that Vive will oversell PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift. I hope to see more of the controllers in action.

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Phil Spencer Says Xbox One Is Not Selling Well Outside US

Phil Spencer Says Xbox One is not selling well in Japan

There is a interview with head of Xbox Phil Spencer. He stated that Xbox is not big in Japan due to games such as Persona 5 and Nioh. Here is what he said and afterward I am going to give my opinion on it. The question stated”What are your personal thoughts on why the Xbox One is not a much bigger name over here in Japan” Phil answered “I think it’s due to a lot of games that are released on the console, I feel that a lot of the games are not games that the Japanese public would play and get themselves into. A lot of Japanese gamers really seem to like games such as Persona 5 or Nioh and that is why we decided to get in touch with Japanese developers to create such games as Blue Dragon and Lost Odyssey for the Xbox 36o”.

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