Game consoles once ruled the roost when it came to AAA game titles. The major console companies vied for exclusive titles and had unparalleled ease of use. Consoles even offered performance superior to the best PCs of the day. The PC looked like it would be relegated to more complex strategy games, with the big action games and RPGs taken over by consoles. Economic factors, Moore’s Law, and the incredible gains in PC graphics allowed the PC to catch up.…Continue reading Improbable Insights Podcast: Should You Buy a Game Console?
This week’s podcast focuses on the incredible changes occurring on the hardware side of the game business. Eric Klein and I discuss Xbox One S, Project Scorpio, Xbox One games on Windows 10, Playstation Neo, and more. We also touch on recent developments in VR, including how HTC Vive seems to be winning the PC VR war, Playstation VR, and what the 2016 holiday season might hold in store for VR gear and games. Tools On the tools side, I…Continue reading Game Industry Changes and More VR
The madness started in college, as it often does. I’d gotten into my head that I wanted to learn a bit more about classical music. I’d pretty much ignored the genre until the start of my third decade, so figured it was time to learn a little more. The music library at Western Washington University offered a pretty good selection of 33RPM recordings, along with individual cubicles with headphones for listening. I started with Beethoveen’s 6th symphony, because of course.…Continue reading Headphones And Me