A First Timer’s Journey to E3: When Myth Meets Reality

  E3. It’s long been the mythical place where gamers’ dreams come true, the industry-shifting announcements are made and the biggest deals are settled behind closed doors. For years it’s been an industry only event, but in a move to help build more buzz and further monetize the event, the ESA opened the doors to…

The Hidden Levels #7: Fall 2015 Preview

The Hidden Levels has returned to talk about most anticipated video games of the fall 2015 season. It’s looking to be a busy one with the likes of Halo 5, Fallout 4, and Star Wars: Battlefront all fighting for your dollars and valuable attention this holiday season. Before delving into the biggst releases of the…

The Hidden Levels #6: Post-PAX-A-PALOOZA!

Austin and Caleb have returned from PAX and can’t seem to get the jitters out of their thumbs. On this special episode the traveling duo talk about their demos and experience from Seattle’s finest gaming convention. Austin talks about his newfound optimism for the new Star Fox and Caleb talks about his suprising run-in with…

The Hidden Levels #5 : We’re Going to PAX Prime! Special

Austin and Caleb are heading to PAX Prime in Seattle this weekend and they can’t wait to check out all of the latest games, booths, and live events. What’s PAX? What are a few things they hope to see at the show? Tune in to find out! Download MP3 Rate and subscribe on iTunes

The Hidden Levels #3 – Gaming Under Construction

Day 1 patches. Game breaking bugs. Beta testing. Has the game industry become too relaxed with releasing incomplete games? In this episode of the Hidden Levels; Caleb, Austin, and Tyler discuss the merits and drawbacks of games having post-release fixes. Is the industry destined to make this a permanent addition to the gaming experience? Before…

The Hidden Levels #2: The Digivolution

The Hidden Levels has returned to talk about the rise of digital distribution in the game industry and how we’re mere years aways from discless consoles. Which of the big three between Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony will jump first and how will they do it? Before we get thumbs deep in analysis discussion, Austin talks…