Ralph Baer will unfortunately pass, as we lose the father of video games.
Most AAA early year PS4 and XBONE releases delayed until fall. Dry spell across the big games, but indies continue strong.
Riding off of the success of smash, the Wii U outsells the other major consoles for the first few months of the year, but never quite closes the gap.
New Star Fox delayed until late 2016.
New Zelda announced for end of 2015. Not as open ended or big as people want it to be (not a Skyrim), but takes a lot of the original game's ideas a little more. Delayed into 2016.
Castlevania creator Koji Igarashi announces new partnership with North American indie game studio, my guess is Drinkbox or Cellar Door Games, launches Kickstarter to make a classic Castlevania game. Similar in gameplay, but draws from other style than just Gothic.
Wildstar goes free-to-play.
There will be no EA basketball game.
Giant Bomb hires another white dude in his late 20's-late 30's.
We don't hear anything about Mirror's Edge 2.
We get hyped up for announcement of Beyond Good & Evil 2 that never comes.
We don't hear anything about Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem.
More female developers are harassed out of the industry. An exodus of game developers from Twitter ensues.
Massive Chalice doesn't exit early access until winter 2015.
New Skylanders tanks and Amiibo doesn't really take off as the market reaches peak Toys to Life.
The new 3DS comes out in May, causes even more market confusion.
No games other than Xenoblade announced to be exclusive to the new 3DS.
Trails in the Sky Second Chapter delayed into 2016.
Harvest Moon confusion is sorted out, Harvest Moon games start being called Harvest Moon again.
Mighty No. 9 launches to middling reviews.
Persona 5 on PS4 is a janky mess, PS3 version blurry and framerate-y.
Persona 5 does not have a playable female protagonist, much to my chagrin.
Platinum announces a game being published by Capcom, universe implodes.
Capcom announces new fighting game franchise, Ultra Street Fighter IV comes to new consoles, fixing ridiculous framerate issues.
King of Fighters XIV announced and released.
Blazblue gets a new update, barely an update.
Persona 4 Arena and Ultimax mysteriously pulled from 360 and PS3 stores due to rights issues between Arcsys and Capcom.
Many download only games start disappearing from XBLA and PSN on 360 and PS3.
PSN on PSP shuts down, preventing people from downloading their games onto the system.
XBLIG shuts down.
That's about all I can think of right now.
Double Fine to close it's doors.
You're a monster.
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