Console Wars and The Generation of Unnecessary Scrutiny

I want all of you are reading this to take a deep breath and follow these words. Close your eyes, just for a second, and think of your childhood, with you playing your favorite game. I don’t care what it is. Whether you were battling the Elite Four to finish the main quest in Pokemon – or trying desperately to finish Donkey Kong Country back on the SNES. Think of a happy memory, where ...

Valentine’s day: The top 10 couples in gaming

WARNING, SPOILERS TO FOLLOW It’s Valentine’s Day! And what better way to celebrate the theme of love, companionship and an over abundance of pink hearts, roses and chocolates than with another CC top 10 list? This time, as you’ve probably guessed, we’re looking at the best (and not necessarily most iconic) romantic couples in video games and their wider media. For a couple to qualify for this list...

Paul Walker to Play Agent 47 in Hitman Reboot

THIS is our Hitman?! Meet the new Agent 47 everyone! So, it was announced today, via Deadline, that the Hitman film reboot is going into full motion with Paul Walker cast as Agent 47… The script is being written by the screenwriter of the first film (which was a critical failure), Skip Woods, as well as Mike Finch. It will be directed by commercials director Aleksander Bach in his feature-fi...

Politicians Calling Video Games More Dangerous than Guns is Disrespectful to Victims of Violence

In the wake of the many shootings that have been publicly covered by the media in the United States, many politicians are moving for stricter control over violent video games. This includes Senator Leland Yee, who has the opinion that gamers don’t have the proper perspective on the issue. “Gamers have got to just quiet down,” Yee, D-San Francisco, said in an interview last Tuesday. ...

Umbrella Corporation found in real life?

Could Resident Evil’s Umbrella Corporation really exist? Is there really such a corporation out there developing the deadly T, G or C Virus to create deadly BOWS?  There might be. Today we’ve come across some news that could possibly hold water to this theory.  A Chinese company going by the name of UMBRELLA, JiangSu Umbrella Bio-Technology located in Jiangsu Kunshan Development Zone, ...

Feminist Frequency is not a Good Representation of Feminist Gamers

This is an opinion piece and does not reflect the views of Capsule Computers, just my own. When Feminist Frequency first started her kickstarter, I really believed in her. I wanted the vision she showed us to come true. I stayed silent through most of the criticism she got, thinking it was just an average reaction to such things. I even stayed silent after she didn’t release videos for her kicksta...

Talking Crap – The Ouya, Best and Worst Controllers, Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Welcome to Talking Crap, a show were a bunch of game journos talk about crap. In this episode we discuss that weird little box called Ouya, what the best and worst controllers of all time are, shovelware’s classic brick-to-face-enducing nature and Deus Ex: Human Revolution’s orangy black world filled with racial stereotypes and polygon clothes. You can check out this episode of Talking...

Apple Working on New iDevice or Why Speculating is a Waste of Time, A Rant

Every time my boss suggests (aka “orders”) that I should write up some news bit on some new speculation of some new iDevice from Apple, I dig in my heels and try my best to avoid writing the piece. Why? Because speculating about new iDevices is a terrible waste of time. Here are some inescapable truths about life. Taxes Death Apple will come out with a new iDevice We really will not know anything ...

5 System Sellers the Wii U Needs

The Wii U has been out for over a month now, and I have had the opportunity to put a good number of the releases through their paces (you can check out our reviews for Wii U titles here). Super Mario Bros. U, Zombi U, and Nintendo Land are all excellent starts for the system, but if Nintendo wants to continue to have momentum behind their new console, they need to start announcing something big &#...

Testing History: Wii Versus Wii U

Every year for the holidays, I find a place to put my dogs up for a few days and I pack my bags.  In those bags, I always pack at least one of my video game consoles.  You see, every year I fly home to be with my family.  It’s been that way since I moved hundreds of miles from them. I always have to go through the rigmarole of airport security.  I hate airport security.  They always stop me ...

Renegade Kid, Piracy, and the 3DS

Renegade Kid have delivered a lot of love to the eShop for the 3DS in 2012, with the likes of Mutant Mudds, Planet Crashers, and Bomb Monkey all making a splash on the service. What could possibly stop the developer’s upward trend on the service? Well, the answer is piracy. In a recent blog post, founder Jools Watsham spoke about the subject, and how it could put an end to the developer̵...

Dishonored Needed Two Things to be Exceptional

Dishonored, a supernatural assassin game developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks had a lot of things going for it. Players step into the role of Corvo Attano, bodyguard to the Empress of Dunwall and vengeful assassin, armed with supernatural abilities and a bloody thirst for revenge. The game features an interesting environment, unique set-up and some awesome gameplay; howe...

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