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04
Jun
11

E3 2011 predictions and dreams: Nintendo

Nintendo E311 Predictions - playwisegaming.com
It always seems like Nintendo is the biggest wild card at E3. They can completely destroy all hope in their next console or wow everyone with the level of innovation they manage to pack into the hardware. As the oldest player on the block, Nintendo has the farthest to fall from it’s throne made of casual games and ancient franchises. Keep reading to see what playWISE thinks will, should and won’t happen at Nintendo’s E3 2011 press conference.

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04
Jun
11

E3 2011 predictions and dreams: Sony

Sony E3 11 Prediction - playwisegaming.com
Sony hasn’t had the best track record when it comes to its recent press conferences. The company is going to need to showcase more than just numbers if they want to overshadow the major console announcement Nintendo has and beat the odds after its recent PSN debacle. Keep reading to see what playWISE thinks will, should and won’t happen at Sony’s E3 2011 press conference.

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04
Jun
11

E3 2011 predictions and dreams: Microsoft

360 E3 2011 predictions - playwisegaming.com

Microsoft has a lot to live up to as top dog in the console market. They could completely wow their fans at this year’s E3 or bust entirely. Keep reading to see what playWISE thinks will, should and won’t happen at the E3 2011 Microsoft press conference.

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01
Jun
11

The psychosis of Niko Bellic part two

niko bellic - playwisegaming.comThis is a continuation of a previous feature article written for a psychology class. Read on to learn how to treat Niko Bellic of “Grand Theft Auto IV” of his abnormal psychology. 

In order to help Bellic, I plan on starting him off on antipsychotics in order to curb some of the more acute Type I symptoms.

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16
May
11

The psychosis of Niko Bellic part one

Niko Bellic - playwisegaming.comBelow is the first part of an analytic look at the mental well-being of “Grand Theft Auto IV’s” main character, Niko Bellic. It was written for an abnormal psychology class, therefore reference to outside materials might be helpful in fully deciphering its meaning. However if you’re feeling lazy, you can generally use the context of the essay to extract most of its meaning. Let the psychoanalysis begin.

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14
Mar
11

The Aftermath: Saying goodbye to PAX

Goodbye PAX - playwisegaming.comThe exodus has occurred. As the throngs of vehement gamers and passionate players trudged their way through the revolving doors of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on Sunday evening for their final treks to countless busses and trains routed for various airports and highways, it dawned on me. Never in my life have I witnessed such a fervent living body of humans gather in adoration and rally over a common bond.

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13
Mar
11

playCAST PAX special — Episode four: L.A. Noire, games galore and out the door!

PAX East 2011 end - playwisegaming.com

Hear my thoughts on “L.A. Noire” and the rest of the best, and worst, from the final day of PAX east 2011 and overall impressions of my very first PAX experience.

Thanks for bearing with me through these strange amalgamations that I’ve been labeling podcasts. It’s been quite an experience, and hopefully if I go next year, I’ll have a better system worked out.

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