08/15/2011, When Warcraft III was released along with its map editor, a game within a game was born, and it has to be one of the most popular Warcraft III mods ever created, hands on. Its name – Defense of the Ancients (DotA). The name is probably pretty familiar to the majority of gamers out there as it is immensely popular, so much so that it has been picked up by […]
08/15/2011, If you’re an avid gamer and do keep abreast with the goings on of the video game console industry, surely you know by now that the Xbox 360 S from Microsoft comes in two kinds of finish – gloss and matte. Well, for those who are fans of the former, you might want to sit on a chair as I break this news to you – the glossy black Xbox […]
08/15/2011, The future Wii U will definitely have its fair share of curious gamers checking it out, where the tablet-like controller which boasts a touchscreen display is definitely nothing we’ve ever seen before – just like how the Wiimote more or less kicked off motion-sensitive gaming. Well, patent diagrams of the WiiPad’s schematics does reveal something interesting – such as a magnetic sensor as well as flash memory, in addition to […]
08/15/2011, Uh oh, it looks like the hack-fest that happened over the past few months might be starting up again. Back in June we reported about Bethesda’s forums getting hacked, and now the company has reported about another possible security breach that occurred on Friday morning, August 12. The folks at Bethesda sent out an email informing the forum users that they have reset everybody’s passwords just in case they were […]
08/12/2011, We’ve got a new patent to discuss today, and this time it’s not some a filing for another fancy cellphone airbag. Surprisingly the folks over at Nintendo managed to win the patent for a “Massively Single-Player Online Game”. If you’re wondering what it could mean, let us break it down for you. It’s basically a single game where a user’s actions change the world for him/herself – and everybody else […]
08/12/2011, Halfbrick’s addictive fruit slicing game made its premiere on the Xbox 360 with the Kinect earlier this week, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop there. MTV Multiplayer got the exclusive scoop on the next version of the game, and it looks like Fruit Ninja is ready to take on the world’s largest social network – Facebook.
08/12/2011, There is nothing quite like rolling back the years by indulging in a little bit of nostalgia – and for hardcore gamers, surely you would have had your fair share of games on the MS-DOS platform? Ah, to run a game directly from a command prompt seemed to be so far removed from today’s mouse clicking crowd, and there will always be a group of people who would love giving […]
08/12/2011, Microsoft has recently shown off the details of a project that’s been dubbed “Kinect Fusion”. While it isn’t exactly new, reporters that saw it earlier this year weren’t allowed to record videos or take photographs at the event. However after the SIGGRAPH computer graphics conference this week, Microsoft finally released a video to show us what KinectFusion is all about – and it sure is amazing.
08/12/2011, Are you a fan of the movie Director Ridley Scott? If you are, you will be pleased to know that according to Activision’s CEO Eric Hirshberg, the much acclaimed director of the movie Aliens, Blade Runner and Gladiator will be developing “exclusive episodic entertainment” for the Call of Duty franchise.
08/12/2011, Are you a fan of the game, Portal 2? If you are, then this little fella here should be all too familiar. For those who aren’t familiar, it is a character based on the game developed and published by Valve. The robot you see above is a character from the game called Wheatly and is reportedly one of the most beloved characters from the Portal series. What you are seeing […]
08/12/2011, Counter-Strike might seem like an old school game when put up against games like Battlefield and Call of Duty, but until today it has a cult following of players that still play the game like it was the year 2000. And for those players, we’ve got some good news for you. It has been confirmed on the Steam forums that there’s a new Counter-Strike on the way, and it’s going […]
08/12/2011, Google+, the latest social networking initiative by the Internet search giant, has experienced an explosive growth rate that was expected, and this time around Google adds another weapon to its arsenal – which is to introduce games in Google+ down the road, something Facebook has had the upper hand in all this while. Basically, if you’re on Google+, you will now be able to enjoy games with your circles, never […]
08/11/2011, Gamers who live in the United Kingdom are in for a surprise – in conjunction with the Eurogamer Expo London happening next month, OnLive will finally be launching its cloud gaming service on September 22nd. And as a treat to Eurogamer attendees, OnLive will be giving them a chance to experience hands-on demonstrations, get sneak previews of upcoming games and OnLive tech and will be eligible for promotions such has […]
08/11/2011, Mad Catz knows that gamers take their gaming seriously, especially those who are of the hardcore group, which is why they have worked hard to deliver the Cyborg R.A.T. Albino gaming mouse to the masses. Come on now, surely anything that is an albino is different and special? Well, this special edition gaming peripheral will come with a 6,400dpi sensor, playing nice with both Mac and PC platforms. Just in […]