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Siliconera Speaks Up: Guilty Gaming Pleasures

By Louise . May 31, 2009 . 8:30am

What’s your guiltiest gaming pleasure? The one game you absolutely adored, but can’t believe you actually enjoyed?

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Siliconera Speaks Up: Let’s Predict E3

By Louise . May 24, 2009 . 8:00am

Let’s predict the future. What E3 predictions what do you expect to see in a few weeks and what are you hoping to see?

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Siliconera Speaks Up: Movie Video Games

By Louise . May 17, 2009 . 7:30am

What movie would you like to be made into a game? What type of game would it be?

 

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Siliconera Speaks Up: To Grind or Not to Grind?

By Louise . May 10, 2009 . 7:00am

To grind or not to grind? Is there a time and place for level grinding? Or do you think it’s an artificial way of adding length to a game and it should be abolished altogether?

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Siliconera Speaks Up: What Game Sold You On A Console?

By Louise . May 3, 2009 . 7:41am

What were your console-sellers? Let’s face it, not everyone stands in line for days at a time each time a new console is released. What games persuaded you to buy a new console?

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Siliconera Speaks Up: What Do You Want To See On The PSP?

By Louise . April 26, 2009 . 7:22am

Assassins Creed, Idolm@ster SP, Resistance, Rock Band, and Shin Megami Tensei (sort of!). This year a lot of big series are coming to the PSP. What series would you want to see most?   Jenni: Franchise-wise, I’m pretty satisfied with the PSP offerings. When I look at the games so far, it seems like everything […]

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Siliconera Speaks Up: Anime, Manga, and Games

By Louise . April 19, 2009 . 7:34am

Varied stories, distinct art style, and archetype characters are all key features in both video games and anime/manga. It’s no wonder that the two go hand in hand. What anime/manga would you like to see converted into a game and what genre would it be?   Spencer:I grew up watching Hayao Miyazaki movies, but his […]

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Siliconera Speaks Up: The Downloadable Future

By Louise . April 12, 2009 . 11:28am

2009 is here and truly, we are at the apex of technology. Broadband is finally available to the majority of gamers, which helps the popularity of digital downloads. Let’s not get into the DLC controversy, but what do you think…

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Siliconera Speaks Up: The DSi

By Louise . April 5, 2009 . 8:37am

Nintendo fans may probably know this already, but the DSi is being launched this week. With its five brightness settings, two cameras, and 12% smaller size, it’s an improvement to the DSlite. But are the improvements worth it? What would convince you to get a DSi?

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Siliconera Speaks Up: Does the press belong at GDC?

By Louise . March 29, 2009 . 9:25am

This week’s question was brought on by GDC, which just so happened to be on this past week. It stands for the Game Developer’s Convention, but does the press have any place there? Louise: My initial thought was no. It’s the…

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Siliconera Speaks Up: What Scares You?

By Louise . March 22, 2009 . 10:08am

What’s one of your scariest gaming memories? It could be about a genuinely scary game, or about the time you almost lost a game save. I’ve had a couple of scares of the, “Oh crap, my memory card is giving me errors!” variety.   Louise: It sounds silly to think about it now, but the […]

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Siliconera Speaks Up On Game Reviews

By Louise . March 15, 2009 . 8:36am

What do game reviews mean? Do you take them with a grain of salt? Do you read them at all? Do you make game purchasing decisions based on them? Jenni: I always thought of game reviews as a sort of…

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Siliconera Speaks Up: Gaming Memories

By Louise . March 8, 2009 . 8:08am

We all need to start somewhere. What are some of your earliest, happy gaming memories?
Louise:I started as a PC gamer in the 80s. Instead of Barbies and toys, my parents got me a computer for my room. I…

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Siliconera Speaks Up: Does the Industry Need to Change With The Economy?

By Louise . February 22, 2009 . 7:39am

When the economy started its downturn, the game industry didn’t seem worried. Everyone thought that like movies, games were recession-proof. Now that there have been several shut-downs and buy-outs, it’s obvious that’s not the case. What do you think the industry needs to do to help themselves out of this rut? Also, let’s not turn […]

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Siliconera Speaks Up: Your Dream SMT Game

By Louise . February 15, 2009 . 8:25am

After the news of Persona 1 coming to PSP as well as a Shin Megami Tensei game for the DS, I started thinking about the Shin Megami Tensei games. Persona 3 and 4 really helped introduce players new to the SMT name to the mechanics of these games. What would you like to see in […]

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Siliconera Speaks Up: Was Gaming Better in The Good Ol’ Days?

By Louise . February 1, 2009 . 9:54am

When most of us were growing up, there wasn’t much in terms of games and consoles. Usually it’s either Nintendo or Sega Genesis. And there certainly weren’t as many must-have games back then. Even so, we still played the heck…

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