03/07/2013, The Boy Scouts of America is acknowledging games “as an important element in every culture around the globe” as they’re announcing today plans to offer a merit badge in game design. For the past two years, the organization has been working with volunteers in the game industry to help build the program as scouts will be able to choose a number of types of games they’d like to create including […]
04/05/2012, Ads are just about everywhere you look, and there does not seem to be any escaping from it. Well, here is one way to “strike back”, so to speak, thanks to the efforts of the good people over at The New York Times. Basically, the online version of the publication has embedded a game which allows readers to shoot at ads and blow them up, in addition to the ability […]
01/05/2012, Remember the Tegra Zone competitor that Qualcomm announced in November last year? It’s been awhile since we’ve heard about it, but it looks like Snapdragon GameCommand is about to go live. According to a press release issued today, the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor-optimized Android game store will be opening its doors on January 10th – the opening day of CES 2012.
12/14/2011, Earlier we had reported that head of Netherrealm Studios, Ed Boon, announced that the company was putting the Mortal Kombat franchise on hold while it worked on other projects. Here we are several days later with some good news for fans of the fighting game. It seems that Ed Boon has tweeted in response to a fan that Mortal Kombat is not on hiatus. A bit odd given the previous […]
12/13/2011, Taking the train home from work is usually a rather boring affair, but designer Jiang Qian has come up with an idea that could make the commute a bit more entertaining while maintaining safety. Dubbed the Game Strap, it essentially transforms the handles that people hold on to while riding the train into a gaming platform.
12/13/2011, A while back, a gaming website in Europe leaked a video of the new Mesmer profession in Guild Wars 2. The video has since been removed but thanks to a tweet by none other than ArenaNet themselves, the good news for Guild War 2 fans is that yes – the Mesmer profession is official.
12/13/2011, Ever since the Half-Life 3 logo was spotted on a t-shirt worn by a Valve employee, the rumors have gone crazy trying to guess if and when the game would be released. It seems that the rumors have been fueled further by a recent video featuring Portal 2’s Wheatley have revealed an obscure set of text that reads ‘OBSERVATION SATELLITE “LANTHANUM”’.
12/12/2011, Good news for fans of skateboarding game as the Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD game has officially been announced! The game that has allowed thousands to simulate what it’s like to ride a skateboard and perform tricks and stunts minus the broken bones and bruises has been announced for a HD makeover.
12/12/2011, As it turns out it looks like there is a new Command & Conquer game in the works after all. We had initially reported that EA had been going about registering Command & Conquer domain names that seemed to suggest a new game was about to be announced, and it turned out to be true. EA announced that a new Command & Conquer game was in the works under the […]
12/08/2011, Looking forward to getting your ninja action on? If you are, you might be pleased to hear that Tecmo Koei’s Ninja Gaiden 3 has gotten its release date. Fans of the Ninja Gaiden franchise will now have a game to look forward to come March 2012, a date that was revealed by Team Ninja’s lead Yosuke Hayashi at an event held yesterday.
12/07/2011, If you needed a reason to get your hands on Nintendo’s Wii U, perhaps the idea of an MMORPG that can be played on the Wii U might start to help loosen up those pursestrings. It seems that there is some speculation that Ubisoft is cooking up a new MMORPG for Nintendo’s Wii U, although details of that remain a mystery for now.
12/05/2011, When it comes to real time strategy (RTS) games, some popular titles come to mind, such as Starcraft I and II, and Westwood Studios’ Red Alert and Command and Conquer franchise, which has since been taken over by Electronic Arts (EA). Now the good news for those who are fans of the Command and Conquer franchise is that it appears a new sequel could be in the works thanks to […]
12/05/2011, If you’re a fan of flight simulator games, or Microsoft’s Flight series to be more specific, the good news is that you can sign yourself up to be a beta tester for the upcoming game. The beta is expected to begin in January so if you’re interested in participating, head on down here for the signup page.
12/05/2011, We reported a while back that Nintendo had plans to reach out to a wider audience with their 3DS by creating games that were catered for the non-core gamer, and now it seems that Sony will be adopting a similar stance with their PlayStation 3 console for 2012, and much like Nintendo they will not lose focus on their core-gamer market.