2011 has come and gone, leaving a stack of backlogged games and discarded Christmas trees in its wake. Despite our need to finally spend some quality time with Skyrim, there’s no stopping the video game release schedule. It seems like every year is purported by someone to be “the best ever” and we’re sure 2012 will be no exception. This [...]
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I managed to play more games in 2011 than any year before it (38, in total). It’s nice to see just how good the large majority of those games were. As the industry moves forward, the standard of quality is going higher. Publishers seem like they’re getting more used to the idea of releasing games outside of the three-month holiday [...]
In October, Sony Online Entertainment’s MMO will be free to download and play for the Playstation 3 and PC. Three tiered levels will be the game’s revenue source in addition to in-game transactions. IGN breaks the levels down: Free New players will now have access to the current gameplay in DC Universe Online (including Gotham City, Metropolis, and all current [...]
In the wake of Labor Day we’ve tossed aside all manner of white attire and in its stead embraced the coming onslaught of Holiday-window video game releases. This week marks the arrival of the seasonal rush, a glut of games that’s set to last through January. There’s something for all types this week from the open-world zombie romp Dead Island, [...]
Dead Island is an upcoming first person horror action-adventure video game. It was developed by Techland for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows. Check out this cool trailer: Will the game live up to its trailer? We need to look at what the game can possibly deliver. Dead Island is a huge world to explore, with thousands of zombies [...]
World of Warcraft has lost some of its momentum and subscribers. The first quarter of 2011, Blizzard lost 600,000 players down 12 million to 11.4 million. That was quite a drop in players. As of June 2011, WoW was down to 11.1 million players. Could WoW be starting to fade away? This really isn’t that bad, considering that Blizzard charges [...]
There’s a fine line between the most teched-out geek and the obsessive gear-heads of the world. Whether it’s computers or Corvettes both camps tends to pour over every detail, lust after the newest models, fawn over sleek industrial design, and crunch the numbers. Whether it’s how fast a car goes 0 – 60 or how quickly a computer’s new SSD hard drive [...]