Posts tagged games
Researchers Say Action-Packed Videogames Help Dyslexia

According to a new study in the latest issue of Current Biology, action-packed videogames with absolutely no reading or linguistic elements whatsoever can actually improve the reading ability of children with dyslexia. Using Rayman Raving Rabbids as the game of choice, the study suggests that dyslexia not only effects the linguistic centers of the brain, but also areas of the brain which govern attention and motor skills as well.

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'Beyond The Gates Of Antares.' Creator Of Warhammer Kickstarts New Tabletop War Game

Rick Priestley, creative mind behind the likes of Warhammer 40k, has introduced a new Tabletop War game dubbed 'Beyond the Gates of Antares.'  His company, Dark Space Corp, have launched a campaign for crowdfunding with Kickstarter, encouraging any backers to share their ideas and creative contributions with the team.

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Anonymous Plan To Take Down Facebook On 5 November?

Remember, remember, the fifth of November. Given the hacker groups' affiliation to the Guy Fawkes mask, the decision by hacker collective Anonymous to take down Facebook on bonfire night seems far from coincidental. But posting a warning to Zuckerberg and co. and social gaming giant Zynga in a stern warning message earlier this week, that's exactly what it intends to achieve.

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Microsoft Investigating Halo 4 Leak

He might be one of the most bad-ass, cybernetically-enhanced super-soldiers we've ever seen, but it seems even Master Chief himself isn't invulnerable to a spot of piracy. Reports are flooding in from numerous online forums from gamers claiming to already have their hands on the long-awaited fourth chapter in the Halo series, Halo 4.

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We're Hiring: News Writers And Editors

Every day we are thankful to our audience of over 250,000 people for spending some of their precious time on this crazy planet we call Earth checking out the content we produce.  And as these numbers grow on a daily basis, we realise that the team needs to grow alongside this.  With this in mind, New Rising Media is looking to hire a load of news writers and editors from across the globe!

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Nine-Year-Old Boy Builds Arcade Out Of Cardboard

Caine Monroy is a nine-year-old boy who spent his summer building an arcade in his Dad's used auto parts store.  The meticulous attention to detail, the elaborate nature of the system, the complexities of the games, all of it is nothing short of amazing.

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Treyarch busy recruiting for next Call Of Duty. To be set in Space?

Just weeks since Modern Warfare 3 became the biggest-selling game of 2011, talk about the next in the Call Of Duty series is already heating up.  Call of Duty: World At War and Black Ops developer Treyarch is stepping up development for what will be the ninth title in the franchise. Various job listings have been spotted on the studio's official website, citing applicants should be, amongst other things, “an expert on recent first-person shooters”. 

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