So E3 has come and gone, bringing with it a storm of new game announcements in one of the best video game expos in recent memory. I'm sure you all have your favourites, but here is my top ten.Read More
Eighteen years ago, the Playstation was released in America, commencing Sony's meteoric gaming rise in the West. Love it or hate it, there's no denying the emphatic statement this grey box left on the world of modern video games.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Embracing that emphatic feeling to scream your love for someone from the rooftops is both lame, and will not score you anything within this wonderful planet. So we're here to assist with a cavalcade (three to be precise) of video games that are destined to spice up your chances and bring romance into the air.Read More
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”.
First it was the mass genocide of civilians in the predecessor, and now it's the death of a child due to an exploding truck in Modern Warfare 3. We're sitting in anticipation for this one to raise the mass concern among the British press.
So last night was the Game Media Awards 2011, the conglomeration of video games journalists to celebrate the job that they do. That was until game shop chain (shops mostly in the North of England) Grainger Games got involved.