07/12/2011, Starcraft II players should be familiar with Blizzard’s Battle.net system, and how Battle.net groups players according to their region, which sometimes can be inconvenient for friends living in different regions who may want to play together. This was a similar issue that players encountered in World of Warcraft, with regions being split up in into North America, Latin America, Europe and Oceanic, Korea, China, etc.
07/11/2011, A couple of questions – are you a Sprint subscriber, and did you experience a texting outage today? What, you don’t text? OK, skip that question there for all 5 of you, but as for the rest of the Sprint users, was the afternoon a particularly eventful one as you experienced an outage? Many users did report of receiving an error 2128 code whenever they attempted to send a text […]
07/11/2011, When it comes to gaming notebooks, getting an Alienware under your belt is certainly one of the ways not to be disappointed when it comes to more-than-decent framerates as well as having enough processing muscle to get the job done. Well, it seems that the dream gaming notebook for many has now gotten even better, thanks to Dell (who owns the Alienware brand) who decided to team up with Bigfoot […]
07/11/2011, Anyone who is serious about video games would certainly have heard about Ben Heck – modder extraordinary, coming up with plenty of interesting designs in the past that might be mistaken by some to be straight from the manufacturer themselves if one was not well versed with the home video game console industry. Well, Ben Heck has done it again this time around, although not with a new console, but […]
07/11/2011, We’ve all grown accustomed to games that allowed us to continue playing without any penalty after we lose a life. Even when we suffer a penalty, it’s probably just the loss of experience points or gear, and sometimes we have to restart the level from the beginning. But when we come back, the game will still be the same, and we get another chance to attempt the task again. Not […]
07/11/2011, For those who are unfamiliar with the iCade, it started off as an April Fools joke by the guys at ThinkGeek, but due to the overwhelming demand for the gadget to be made a reality, ThinkGeek decided to put it into a production and set it for a May 2011 release. Now thanks to iMAME4All, who has decided to add experimental support for the iCade, retro arcade gamers and emulation […]
07/08/2011, What happens when you bring the old, nay, ancient together with the new? Well, you get something that is far out, of course! Remember Pong back in the day, when you controlled a paddle just to deflect an incoming ball back at your opponent? Such a simple premise, and yet it held your attention for hours on end. Fast forward to today and you have augmented reality technology seeping into […]
07/08/2011, Star Wars fans, are you ready for this? It seems that there have been some whisperings that Microsoft may be prepping a limited edition R2-D2 themed Xbox 360 console for release either towards the end of this year or in 2012. We highly doubt that it won’t look anything like the photo above, which was a custom made model.
07/08/2011, Fans of Resident Evil (or better known as Biohazard in Japan), in case you didn’t realize, the game is actually 15 years old. It’s a pretty impressive figure to hit for any game and it brings me back to the good old days of the PlayStation 1, where I got my first taste of the Resident Evil franchise.
07/08/2011, When it comes to gaming on iOS devices, you have the popular Open Feint and Apple’s very own Game Center, which allows you to add friends to your list, see what games they’re playing, compare achievements and even play multiplayer games with them in some instances, i.e. Fruit Ninja, Doodle Jump and MetalStorm.
07/08/2011, If you thought your PlayStation 2 video game collection was huge, wait until you see Ahans76′s collection. Ahan76 is a member of playstationcollecting.com and is to their knowledge the only collector in the world to have a full library of NTSC PlayStation 2 games. Yes, every single NTSC PS2 game in existence – and that’s not the best part. Every game has yet to be opened and remains in its […]
07/07/2011, For those of you who grew up in the 1980s and frequented arcades that had all these large machines, asking you to feed them quarter after quarter while you master the nuances of the game itself, this is one DIY project that quite unlike the electric chair, is able to send chills down your spine. After all, we are talking about what could possibly be the smallest Space Invaders arcade […]
07/07/2011, I don’t know about you, but somehow, Mia from the King of Fighters series seem to hypnotize me each time I see her, what with her sweeping moves of deftly employing seemingly harmless fans in her hands. Well, good news for iOS device owners – the hugely popular fighting franchise is now available on the iOS platform, aptly known as the King of Fighters-i. In order to remain as faithful […]
07/07/2011, Remember the Nyko Zoom Kinect Lens we wrote about last month; the Kinect add-on accessory that allowed users to enjoy the Kinect in a smaller than usual room? Well, it looks like Microsoft isn’t too pleased about the Zoom despite the device receiving a positive response from the critics. When asked by Computer and Video Games about its approval or endorsement of the device, a Microsoft spokesperson had this to […]