Tag Archives: xbox

Rise of Tomb Raider Teaser Trailer — It ain’t easy being Great

The Rise of the Tomb Raider teaser trailer is like a U.S. Marines recruiting video. I wanna get up and get doing. Lara urges us to “Aim Greater” like Amelia Earhart, and do something amazing. I’m inspired, but then I see Lara up in the Alps or Himalayas braving the cold and heights. She’s ice-climbing… Read More »

Life is Strange Reveal Trailer — Will your actions in Episode One change your life in Episode Five?

Life is Strange is like a choose-your-own-adventure book except it’s a video game. Remember those? You make one decision, see how it goes, and then go back several pages and make a different decision and see where that goes? That’s this game. The Reveal Trailer shows a teen named Max in a high school world… Read More »

The Crew Launch Trailer — 90-minute sweet ride coast to coast

It takes 90 minutes to drive from L.A. to N.Y. Is it some new prototype Tesla super-car? Nope, it’s The Crew. Ivory Tower/Ubisoft Reflections’ new open persistent world racer is out and the launch trailer has real new gen stuff including a virtual road trip that’s probably as scenic as the real thing. The cars… Read More »

Video Game Consoles are Terminally Ill – so let’s put them out of their misery

Disruption is as common in Silicon Valley as screenplays are in L.A.  You can’t walk into a coffee house without hearing how some new thing will change the landscape of some old thing.  In downtown Mountain View, there are hideously ugly bikes waiting to be rented with your credit card because apparently walking and driving… Read More »