Will Link Be Female In Zelda U? (Speculation)

So, Nintendo dropped a warmly received peek at Zelda U in their E3 Digital Event this morning. Aside from the scale and beauty of what was shown, a hot topic has been the appearance of Link in the in-engine demo. At first glance, many thought he was female – some are still arguing that he is. But the most interesting thing here is that Eiji Aonuma, the Zelda director himself, commented on this speculation and…

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Halo: Master Chief Collection Coming November 11th

Well, this is a lot of Halo news. The Halo: Master Chief Collection was just announced and is coming November 11th, 2014. It is exclusive to the Xbox One and includes all of the following: Halo: Combat Evolved Halo 2 Halo 2 Anniversary Halo 3 Halo 4 Halo: Nightfall (Digital Series) Halo 5: Guardians Beta (coming in December 2014) Over 100 maps running on original engines All levels and game modes unlocked from the start…

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Happy Wars Coming to Xbox One

In the E3 Pre-show with Major Nelson, he announced that the very popular and free arcade game Happy Wars was making it’s way to the Xbox One. Also, it was announced that it would be cross platform, which is great for gamers. A 4-player split screen mode will also be available. No release date was announced; however, it’s good to see an Xbox 360 arcade game making it’s way to next-gen consoles. We’ll keep this…

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For the First Time, A Computer Has Passed the Turing Test

The Turing Test is a means to measure a computer’s ability to express intelligent behavior similar to that of a human being. In a test, a panel of judges engages the machine in text-only conversation, and a computer is considered to have passed the test if it fools at least 30 percent of the group. Proposed by father of artificial intelligence Alan Turing in 1950, no computer has passed until now. Under the guise of a…

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IGN Fumbles On The Last Guardian Cancellation Rumor

Last night, MySlackerMind ran the following article: According to sources reporting to IGN, the long-awaited Team Ico game was formally laid to rest at an internal Sony meeting last week. The game, which was revealed at E3 2009 and originally slated for a 2011 release, has been an object of great speculation and hype for PlayStation fans. While details on the game have been incredibly scarce, many remained hopefully that it would be a highlight of this year’s…

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New Mega-Evolutions Confirmed For Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

The third-generation Pokémon remakes will feature Mega Evolutions for all starters. This means a brand new Mega Sceptile and Mega Swampert (Mega Blaziken was already available in Pokémon X and Y for those who received the special event Torchic that was available for the first three months after the game’s release). New formes of Kyogre and Groudon have also been confirmed, although literal translations of the Japanese announcement refer to these as “Ancient Devolutions” rather than Mega Evolutions.

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iWatch Coming in October with iOS 8 and curved OLED screen?

Sources have said that Apple has started finalizing the specs for the ‘iWatch’ and it will use a curved OLED touchscreen with biometric sensors to collect health-related data. Apple appears confident of the new product. According to a parts manufacturer, it plans monthly commercial output of about 3-5 million units, which exceeds the total global sales of watch-like devices last year. Still not much is known as the physical features of the apparent ‘iWatch’; however,…

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Titanfall’s Next Update Includes New Game Mode, Titan Burn Cards and Customization

EA has announced their E3 plans which include details of Titanfall‘s June update. They didn’t specify an exact date, but we know it will include titan customization, titan burn cards, and a new game mode called Marked for Death. Here’s an exact quote from EA’s press release: The team from Respawn Entertainment will be showcasing the upcoming June title update for Titanfall that will introduce titan customization, titan burn cards and a new game mode, Marked for…

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Fanboyism and You

It’s no shocker to say that people have been a bit opinionated in the new current gen console releases. One could easily drown in the posts on the subject on any platform ranging from twitter posts to YouTube comments. More often than not these “debates” end with harsh and silly dead set opinions on the matter. What you end up dealing with is what is known as “fan boys.” The term is normally used as…

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Sega Announces E3 Lineup

Sega has a relatively small presentation this E3, seeming to focus mostly on their mascot’s latest incarnation in Sonic Boom. They’ll also show off Alien: Isolation, a game nervously anticipated as possibly Sega’s last chance at producing a decent game for the property. Here are the details: Alien: Isolation (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360, PC) – October 7 Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd (PS3, PS Vita) – Fall 2014 Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric (Wii U)…

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