08/10/2011, Great news for PlayStation 3 owners, Sony has just announced on the official PlayStation blog that it will be releasing a new version of the system software in the near future. The update will bring new features for all PlayStation users and some additional features for PlayStation Plus users. Everyone will get a recommendation feature in the PlayStation Store so they can share content with their friends, while a TV/Video […]
08/10/2011, The Nintendo Wii certainly introduced a new way of playing your favorite video games – through the manic waving of your Wiimote in Wii Boxing, or carefully lining up that tee shot in Wii Golf. Well, the video game controller is no longer what it used to be, with some games using your body to slice virtual fruits that fly across the screen – and the Roku Game Remote brings […]
08/09/2011, Can’t wait to get your hands on the next generation PlayStation Portable aka the PlayStation Vita? Well, the folks over at Amazon and Best Buy are now more than willing to start collecting your money for the upcoming console. It’s been reported that the two major shopping outlets are now accepting pre-orders for the PlayStation Vita console that’s scheduled to arrive at the end of this year (in Japan at […]
08/09/2011, Fans of Half-brick studio’s addictive fruit-slashing game, Fruit Ninja, will be glad to know that the game is finally available for download on their Xbox 360 consoles. Starting this week, Kinect owners will be able to use hand motions to chop up pineapples, oranges (and hopefully not bombs) without making a mess in their living rooms.
08/09/2011, GameFly intends to rent out games – via a new program which will let these titles arrive at your doorstep digitally instead of taking the snail mail route. This is definitely a step up from the current game rental service that takes the old school route, although the new digital store will be cold and ruthless as it will remove access to games whenever your subscription ends in an automated […]
08/09/2011, Touchgrind is a game that most iOS owners are familiar with. For those who aren’t, Touchgrind is a iOS game that made use of iOS’s multitouch feature by allowing the player to control a on-screen skateboard and performing various skateboarding tricks (such as grinding, ollies, kick flips) through the use of multitouch gestures.
08/09/2011, For those of you who thought that the Nintendo DS wasn’t going to get anymore new games since the 3DS was released – it looks like you can put those fears aside. n-Space, a well known developer for a whole bunch of first person shooter games on the NDS including Golden Eye 007 and previous Call of Duty titles, has announced a new game in the works for the NDS […]
08/09/2011, Are you a fan of horse riding, but don’t have enough space in your house to keep or horse, or you don’t have the money to buy one? Well, like almost every hobby, there’s a digital version of it available and this one is coming soon to a PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 near you. Called Champion Jockey, this video game will bring horse racing to the comfort of […]
08/08/2011, Disney, the company that has captured the imagination of millions across generations because of their cartoons and characters, intends to bring immersion to a new level instead of relying on just sound and vision. This has resulted in Surround Haptics – a kind of tactile technology which relies on a low-resolution grid of vibrating actuators in order to generate high-resolution, continuous, moving tactile strokes across your skin. This system is […]
08/08/2011, Fans and players of the World of Warcraft MMO game by Blizzard should be familiar with the SteelSeries. For those who are not familiar, SteelSeries is a company that specializes in gaming peripherals such as keyboards and mice. The company has just announced a new mouse that they are adding to their World of Warcraft lineup which will be in the form of the SteelSeries World of Warcraft MMO Gaming […]
08/08/2011, For those unfamiliar with the concept of gold farming, it’s where players in an MMO game such as World of Warcraft basically spend hours on end (sometimes they use bots) killing monsters and looting them for gold. The gold is then sold to other players in exchange for real life cash, such as $9.99 for 5,000 in-game gold. Gold farmers can get pretty annoying as they tend to send you […]
08/08/2011, If you’re a fan of Mario Kart and you own a 3D printer, you’re going to want to check this out. A designer who goes by the name of Skimbal on Thingiverse has recently shared the plans to his latest creation: remote controlled cars that are inspired by the turtle shells from Mario Kart. If you’re familiar with the game then you’ll know about the turtle shell power ups that […]
08/08/2011, If you were wondering whether you’d get to play with your favorite feathered friends and slingshot on Nokia’s upcoming MeeGo phone, you don’t have to worry anymore. The folks over at MeeGo Experts have shot a video showing Angry Birds running on the Nokia N9 and it sure looks beautiful on the phone’s AMOLED screen. The game translates over to the platform really well, running smoothly without a hitch.
08/08/2011, Do you find it rather weird that a particularly successful product, person or dynasty has problems with follow-up – that is, the successor might not be able to live up to expectations? Well, there are exceptions to the rule, of course (with each version of the iPhone seemingly more popular than before), and to ask a portable console to step into the shoes of the Nintendo DS Lite is asking […]