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Video games are one of the coolest things that computer technology has brought us. It started with blocky pixels and a ton of fun, and is now larger than the movie industry. Since Ubergizmo founders Eliane and Hubert have both worked in the video games industry, we will always look at Game Tech as something special.


DIY Real Life Flappy Bird Game Launches On Kickstarter

03/21/2014, About a month ago, the creator of Flappy Bird announced that he would be removing the game from all of its respective app stores (he later states that the game will be making a return). He claims that people were getting too addicted, that and the fact...

Temple Run Developer Shares Early Prototypes Of The Game

03/20/2014, Imangi’s Temple Run probably isn’t as popular today as it was maybe a year or so ago, but that’s usually the case with mobile games. Most of the time these games garner a lot of interest at the start before it starts to become less popular, which is...

PowerVR GPUs Get Hardware Ray-Tracing, Leap Everyone Else

03/20/2014, I’ve seen the announcement from Imagination technologies earlier in the week, but I wanted to take a look at their Ray-Tracing demos and presentations to get a better idea. I finally got an opportunity to do so, and I really liked what I saw. The...

Skirmos Takes Laser Tag To The Next Level By Going Open Source

03/20/2014, Laser tag is something that we might have played before in the past. The premise of laser tag is simple: aim for the enemy, pull the trigger, score some points. However a Kickstarter project b y the name of Skirmos is hoping to take a relatively simple...

PS4 DualShock 4 Light Bar Dim Option Coming In Next Update

03/20/2014, The Sony PlayStation 4 brought with it a significantly revamped DualShock 4 controller. There’s a light bar on the controller itself, and while it does provide a really cool effect, it does feed on the controller’s battery. Some gamers would...

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC Free This Weekend

03/20/2014, For the past few weeks Xbox owners would probably have been focused on Titanfall, as news about the new title continued to trickle in. A few days back Titanfall was finally launched for Microsoft’s console and it goes without saying that a lot of...

DirectX 12: A Rather Awesome Software-Only Evolution

03/20/2014, Microsoft has just finished presenting its preview of DirectX 12 (Direct3D 12 in particular), their newest graphics API (Application Programming Interface) which lets game developers control graphics processing units (GPUs) in games and other graphics...

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Censored In Japan

03/20/2014, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has been released, but are all copies of the game equal across the world? Apparently not, as we have learned that Ground Zeroes had gone under the knife in the Land of the Rising Sun after a decision by Japan’s game...

Ubisoft Expresses Reserve Over Virtual Reality Gaming

03/20/2014, Virtual reality gaming could be the next big thing, or won’t it? Well obviously there is plenty of interest for it because at GDC 2014, Sony unveiled Project Morpheus which is the company’s take on virtual reality gaming, and the folks at Oculus Rift...

Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 Goes Up For Pre-Order For $350

03/20/2014, Not content with letting Sony steal the show with the announcement of Project Morpheus, Sony’s own take on virtual reality gaming, the folks at Oculus have announced that the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 is up for pre-order where those interested will...

No New Unreal Tournament Game In The Works

03/20/2014, We’re sure that when Epic Games took to the stage at GDC 2014 earlier yesterday, many expected them to perhaps announce a new game, like a new Unreal Tournament for example. If you have been playing FPS games long enough, Unreal Tournament was one of...

Microsoft Plans On Rewarding Positive Behavior On Xbox Live

03/20/2014, When playing games online, you tend to meet people with all sorts of personalities and quirks. Sometimes you get lucky and meet a really great gamer who you really enjoying gaming with, and in some cases, these gamers even get married in real life! Of...

Facebook Game Notifications Get More Detailed

03/19/2014, The devil’s in the details, or so the saying goes. For those of you who have spent the better part of your past few years getting social on Facebook while indulging in the many games (time sinkholes, I call them) whether you are at the office in front...