Tag Archives: All Your History

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All Your History: Year in Review Part 2 – On the Rhode to Ruin

A final goodbye to the year that was… Continue reading

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All Your History: 2012 in Review Part 1 – Double Trouble

The year 2012 was transformative for the video game industry… Continue reading

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All Your History: Nintendo Part 7 – WiiUnited…

How could Nintendo keep the casual audience it had won with the Wii, but recapture the hardcore gamers who felt “buyer’s Wiimorse”? Continue reading

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All Your History: Nintendo Part 6 – Wiidemption

Though it may have had a tin ear when it came to listening to fans, Nintendo always heard the beat of its own drummer loud and clear. Continue reading

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All Your History: Nintendo Part 5 – Boxed In

As the new millennium approached, Nintendo would struggle to reclaim its status at the top of the industry… Continue reading

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All Your History: Nintendo Part 4 – Revenge is a Disc Best Served Cold

Little did Nintendo know, but it had created a monster. Continue reading

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All Your History: Nintendo Part 3 – Going to War

Nintendo’s next big idea was a bit on the small side… Continue reading

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All Your History: Nintendo Part 2 – Pipe Dreams Do Come True

Soon Nintendo’s success in the States would seem like nothing more than a pipe dream… Continue reading

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All Your History: Nintendo Part 1 – Leave Luck to Heaven

Amazingly, Nintendo might never have been so successful if it weren’t for one character: Popeye. Continue reading

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All Your History: X-Com Part 4 – Aliens: Resurrection

While the ultimate fate of XCOM remains to be seen, Firaxis and Take-Two have shown that lightning can strike twice.. Continue reading

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All Your History: X-Com Part 3 – Extinguished.

It looked like the end of the road for X-COMContinue reading

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All Your History: X-COM Part 2 – X-Communicated

The Titanic relationship built between Gollop’s Mythos Games and its publisher, MicroProse, had begun to sink beneath the waves… Continue reading

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All Your History: X-COM Part 1 – British Invasion

While X-COM’s first outing quickly flew to great heights, the franchise had no other direction to go but down… Continue reading

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All Your History: Gearbox Software Part 2 – High Gear

Now that it’s in high gear, there’s no telling just how fast the company will continue to move the industry forward… Continue reading

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All Your History: EA Sports Part 4 – Pros and Contracts

Is any contract—even one with the NFL—worth the wrath of your own audience? Continue reading

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All Your History: EA Sports Part 3 – Getting in the Game

EA unified their sports titles by taking their cues from television…and created an entire networkContinue reading

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All Your History: Spider-Man Part 2 – (Almost) Whatever a Spider Can

Spider-Man’s endless clones drove fans away and tarnished what had been one of Marvel’s best brands… Continue reading

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All Your History: Spider-Man Part 1 – Bit by the Gaming Bug

But how much Spider-Man is too much? Fans were about to find out… Continue reading

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All Your History: Metal Gear Part 4 — The Return of Solid Snake

Before he and Solid Snake could ride off into the sunset, Kojima had a few quick stops to make along the way… Continue reading

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All Your History: Metal Gear Part 3 – Detonation

Kojima wasn’t finished testing the limits of what could be done with the video game medium—in fact, he’d only just begun. And some thought that he may have even gone too far… Continue reading