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Comments Off on NGA ON TOUR: A Weekend of Huge Shows?

Exciting news coming out of Nexus Gaming Alliance camp this week. We have been working with a client on a new exciting show happening on the east coast for some time, that just happens to fall on one our biggest shows. So what does this mean for NGA? I means it is time to show once again the power of NGA on Tour! More details to be released this week, but let’s just say August is going to be gaming heaven for NGA Gaming fans!     Burn Noticea Veteran gamer of over 25 years. Non-Competitive. Grew up all over the country in a military family. Along the way learned that video games and sports were my outlets. After creating A&G Ohio (now A&G Con) and distancing myself from undesirables, NGA was created alongside of Javier Guevara. After years of touring the country with my extended family I find myself […]

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When the cyberpunk genre of science fiction is intertwined in the realm of video games, the product usually comes out great. Deus EX, Fear Effect and Final Fantasy VII are the examples of the perfect balance of the two completely different realms. Now, we can add another game to that list: Watch Dogs. Read More… Burn Noticea Veteran gamer of over 25 years. Non-Competitive. Grew up all over the country in a military family. Along the way learned that video games and sports were my outlets. After creating A&G Ohio (now A&G Con) and distancing myself from undesirables, NGA was created alongside of Javier Guevara. After years of touring the country with my extended family I find myself spending a majority of my time either on the road, fixing vehicles, consoles, or handling business deals. Helped NGA Inc. form in 2012 into a non profit organization and consumed A&G, NerdPow!, […]

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Comments Off on Nintendo in hot water with Philips

Nintendo’s bad times just got worse as a U.K. court ruling declared that the Japanese multinational consumer electronics company is found guilty of infringing two remote control patents for recognizing hand gestures and motion that are already owned by Philips electronics. Reportedly, requesting a jury trail to seek damages, Philips has now asked the court to impose a ban on import/export and sales of both Nintendo Wii and Wii U consoles in the United States of America. Back in 2012, Philips, a Dutch diversified technology company, filed a case against Nintendo, which is one of the top video game consoles manufacturers, claiming that it already owns a patent on technology used to recognize hand gestures and motions, and that the Japanese firm is infringing its three remote control patents with its two video game consoles i.e the Wii U and the Wii. One patent was found invalid by the England […]

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Comments Off on The Legend of Zelda Wii U. Could it not be Link?

The new The Legend of Zelda for the Wii U looked great, didn’t it? But what as up with Link? He wasn’t wearing his iconic green tunic or hat. Why did Link look so weird? “No one explicitly said that that was Link.” That’s what Legend of Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma told me when I asked him about Link’s — or whomever it is — new appearance during an interview at Nintendo’s E3 booth. He said this with a smile and a laugh. Could the bow-wielding hero we just saw not be Link? Earlier in the interview, Aonuma told me that he was always looking for ways to shake up Zelda’s conventions. We saw this in the recent A Link Between Worlds for the 3DS, which let you explore dungeons in any order you wanted while renting items from a store. But a Zelda game without Link as the main hero? That would be […]

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Comments Off on Ubisoft studio head is fed up with video games that “treat gamers like idiots.”

Ubisoft Toronto studio head Jade Raymond is fed up with video games that “treat gamers like idiots.” In a new interview with The Grid, Raymond said games can be so much more than popular tropes.  “I don’t like the assumption that all people who play games want big chainsaws and women in bikinis. It’s like, really? Not all gamers are teenage boys, and even teenage boys want more than that,” Raymond said. The interviewer said that protagonists of many popular video games often are “husky voiced, emotionless asshole[s],” and Raymond seemed to agree. “It’s got to change, right?” she said, pointing out that even traditional action movies have evolved to a point where their main characters are more narratively complex. “The video game world is improving, too: We’re seeing some variety,” Raymond said. “Grand Theft Auto has been doing a good job picking interesting main characters in recent years–like the new-immigrant […]

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Comments Off on Monday’s E3 Wrap up

We had a great time watching E3 and chatting with fans today! Our videos are on our UStream if you wanted to get NGA’s insight on the upcoming games and tech. http://www.ustream.tv/user/NGAgamers We hope to see you tomorrow as we wrap up on Nintendo’s Video Presentation. Tweeting starts at 12pm Est. and we will be going Live with wrap up on UStream directly following.     Burn Noticea Veteran gamer of over 25 years. Non-Competitive. Grew up all over the country in a military family. Along the way learned that video games and sports were my outlets. After creating A&G Ohio (now A&G Con) and distancing myself from undesirables, NGA was created alongside of Javier Guevara. After years of touring the country with my extended family I find myself spending a majority of my time either on the road, fixing vehicles, consoles, or handling business deals. Helped NGA Inc. form in […]

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Comments Off on Live E3 Reactions of all the Conferences!

We are doing our first ever live reaction show Starting at Now on Ustream! Starting 30 minutes after EVERY CONFERENCE! http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nexus-gaming-alliance-e3-coverage See you after the EA cast at 5:25pm! (EST)   Burn Noticea Veteran gamer of over 25 years. Non-Competitive. Grew up all over the country in a military family. Along the way learned that video games and sports were my outlets. After creating A&G Ohio (now A&G Con) and distancing myself from undesirables, NGA was created alongside of Javier Guevara. After years of touring the country with my extended family I find myself spending a majority of my time either on the road, fixing vehicles, consoles, or handling business deals. Helped NGA Inc. form in 2012 into a non profit organization and consumed A&G, NerdPow!, and Cutie Mark Con in 2013. In 2014 I have been focusing a lot of energy into creating NGA’s first Video Game as well as […]

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Comments Off on NGAgamers.com/net are back!

Hello world, it has been a long time! Trust me when I say that we have not been slacking throughout the radio silence. We have been hard at work wrapping up our convention and amidst a four week tour from Kentucky to St. Louis to DC to Philadelphia. On top of that, we have started getting around to reviews, more games and even creating NGA’s first ever video game and two movies! Both projects are currently in early stages and more information will be released as soon as we can. We have also been strengthening our ties with companies and developers alike. Shout out to our friends with Xorbee, Shiny Loot, and PWNEE Studios. Look forward to more presence in the indy and import department in 2014-15! In the upcoming months we will be releasing many more shows in which we will not only be bringing the gaming good, but also […]

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Comments Off on Ready for the Return?

In a last minute swing, Nexus Gaming Alliance will be making a return to Florida THIS WEEK! We have been requested by many different organizations as well as the convention chairman himself to come back to ANIMATE MIAMI! Get ready Florida fans for the return of the game. service essay Burn Noticea Veteran gamer of over 25 years. Non-Competitive. Grew up all over the country in a military family. Along the way learned that video games and sports were my outlets. After creating A&G Ohio (now A&G Con) and distancing myself from undesirables, NGA was created alongside of Javier Guevara. After years of touring the country with my extended family I find myself spending a majority of my time either on the road, fixing vehicles, consoles, or handling business deals. Helped NGA Inc. form in 2012 into a non profit organization and consumed A&G, NerdPow!, and Cutie Mark Con in […]

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After some brutal weather of snow, ice and winds enough to please only the cold at heart. We are back from Magfest 2014 in one piece! Can’t say as much for our poor truck that is currently in the shop getting looked at. Let’s hope for the best. writing argumentative essay What is happening in our world these days.. Well the curse of the DRM is really getting annoying fast. Not just from us, but our friends in ScrewAttack are having similar issues! Made for some great stories at Magfest, but still… Why do we pay for content and games that we can not use without internet! More results from the console wars are in. Looks like Sony’s PS4 has managed a 1.5 million unit sales lead over the Microsoft’s XB1. with Nintendo a far glimmer behind at 2 million (in their first 2 months of sales). NGA begs the […]