Tag Archives: The Way Games Work

Weird Video Games: Captain Novolin & 16-Bit Gems: Phantom 2040

A fellow contributor from Blistered Thumbs, heisanevilgenius (Tom) – host of Weird Video Games – came to me not long ago with the idea of trying out each other’s format for an episode to see what we’d come up with.  Well, below are the results. First up is my take on Captain Novolin for the […]

The Way Games Work: Wii Remote & MotionPlus

It may be old news by now, but the Wii remote still has some interesting technology up its sleeve.  Find out how it works, learn a few tricks, and discover if it can coexist with curious kittens.

The Way Games Work: Kinect for Xbox 360

If Kinect were a farm animal, what kind would it be?  But perhaps more importantly, how can Microsoft create a video game peripheral that espouses to recreate all of the motion control of the Wii and PlayStaion Move without an actual controller?  Roo takes aim at the last of the 3 big technical achievements to […]

The Way Games Work: PlayStation Move

Roo explains the inner workings of the upcoming PlayStation Move peripheral.  Just how much is it like the Nintendo Wii? How well can we expect the motion controls to work? And what’s with that glowing ball on top? Answers to these questions and more in this episode of "The Way Games Work".