GamePro closes, Nintendo may lose Miyamoto and OnLive brings LA Noire to Android tablets in Game On Podcast #1
Hello and welcome to the inaugural episode of the PCWorld Game On podcast! Video games were once a niche market, but these days you can play them on almost any device you won; whether you play on a PC, HDTV, smartphone or tablet, games are always on the cutting edge of technology and going forward we'll be here to help you get the most out of both.
Every week the PCWorld Game On Podcast will bring you expert opinions and commentary from PCWorld editors who are passionate about the games we play and the technology we use to play them.
To get this party started we run down some of the top stories in gaming with PCWorld Editors Nate Ralph, Jason Cross, Patrick Miller and Alex Wawro. We kick off this week's episode with a frank discussion of how our games coverage must evolve in the wake of GamePro's closure. Next, we recap the rumors that Nintendo may lose Miyamoto as a General Manager if he steps down to pursue new game ideas with smaller Nintendo development teams. We guess that means he'll be working on games for the Nintendo 3DS and their eShop download service, but does anyone still play games on their handheld devices, or are tablets the future of mobile gaming?
On that note, the news that OnLive games are now playable on Android tablets sparks a discussion about the future of handheld gaming and the advent of cloud gaming services. Could we be on the precipice of a one-console future? Tune in to find out!
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