Point of Contention: The 5 Best Console Slimlines

I always find it extremely interesting the degrees to which consoles change throughout their lifespans. Occasionally consoles stay fairly static (the GameCube, Xbox, N64, and others saw no great change from beginning to end), but others managed to reinvent themselves in both form and public perception. Sometimes, slim lines reinvent …

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Point of Contention: Do We Need New Consoles?

Let’s pretend for a day that everything I talked about last week on the egregious problems surrounding rumored plans by Microsoft and Sony to block used games are not coming to fruition. Let’s assume that the next gen consoles will be extremely desirable in terms of power, game variety, and …

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Point of Contention: 4 Great Looking Games of 2013

Here at Moarpowah we try to be on top of our schedules. As to be expected from a site the regards video games as a cornerstone of the “nerd three” (video games, anime, and comics), it’s important we discuss what will grace our gaming palettes, both in terms of expectations …

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Point of Contention: The State of the Consoles

Let’s say, for all intents and purposes, that all industry soothsayers in their little business suits in their little towers are wrong and consoles are not on their way out. Mobile and PC? Hah. Silly distractions from the true spirit of video games, in which Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo are …

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Point of Contention: The Game Review

The internet has brought our humble race a wealth of benefits since its immaculate conception. Besides the obvious, it’s given our fresh new medium a powerful platform on which to discuss issues and raise a (usually) healthy and strong community. I would guess that the internet has allowed video games …

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Point of Contention: Why 2D Games Are King

In the past few weeks, I’ve been revisiting quite a few old games with greater interest than usual. From complete playthroughs of Metal Slug X, Aladdin on SNES, and Halo: Combat Evolved, to some dabbling in EarthBound, for whatever reason I felt it necessary to revisit some classics that I missed …

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