The Enchanting Mess that is Black Friday

0 Photo courtesy of Nell Smith via Flickr Another Thanksgiving has come and gone, and you know what that means. The holiday season is in full swing. Everyone is putting up their decorations and Christmas music is back on radio stations as well as everyone’s iTunes playlists. Most of all, everyone is flooding stores, like Toys “R” Us, Target and Walmart, to do their holiday … Continue reading The Enchanting Mess that is Black Friday

Opinion: Call of Duty: WW2’s Server Mess and Bugs Badly Hurt an Otherwise Good Game

Normandy Seashore has been deserted for just about a week in my copy of Contact of Obligation: WW2. What is actually intended to be a Destiny 2-like social hub is rather something akin to a ghost town. I cannot even full 1 of the initial social missions in which I am intended to commend a fellow soldier. It is really only the most seen symptom … Continue reading Opinion: Call of Duty: WW2’s Server Mess and Bugs Badly Hurt an Otherwise Good Game

Nintendo: SNES Classic preorder mess wasn’t all our fault

Nintendo is telling would-be buyers of the Super NES Classic Edition console not to worry.  Nintendo Guess Nintendo won’t take all of the blame after all for last month’s Super NES Classic Edition preorder fiasco. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé told the Financial Times on Saturday that some of the problem falls on retailers, saying the preordering issues were “outside our control.” It wasn’t clear what Nintendo wanted … Continue reading Nintendo: SNES Classic preorder mess wasn’t all our fault

‘Pokemon Go’ Dev Founder Blames PokeFest Mess on Phone Networks, Bad Software

Last week’s Pokemon Go Fest was more or less a disaster, with widespread connectivity issues causing many of the 20,000 expected fans who showed up to Chicago’s Grant Park to not be able to access the game they’d traveled to the sold out event to celebrate. In the wake of the issues, developer Niantic issued refunds, $100 in Pokecoins and worked the entire day to … Continue reading ‘Pokemon Go’ Dev Founder Blames PokeFest Mess on Phone Networks, Bad Software

World’s first Pokemon Go Fest in the US a hot mess – crowd turns ugly

KEITH MILBURN Last updated 17:57, July 24 2017 SUPPLIED The world’s first Pokemon Go Fest was not as happy-looking a place as this. The first ever Pokemon Go Fest – a live event in the US for the augmented-reality monster-catching game – has turned out to be a bit of a mess. A mix of long queues and intermittent coverage to the game left many paying attendees disgruntled. … Continue reading World’s first Pokemon Go Fest in the US a hot mess – crowd turns ugly