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  • Look, Ma! I Hacked Their Online Game Accounts!

    Published by kristoffer February 11, 2013

    When we were eleven years old, our elders might have complained why we spent so much time playing on the Super Nintendo instead of going out of our homes and ride bicycles. Now that we are adults, we seem to think of the same with the app-playing kids of today, but some kids take it too far.
    A new report from AVG indicates that children as young as eleven are apparently working on their program coding skills and u

  • North Koreans Develop First Video Game, Pyongyang Racer

    Published by kristoffer December 30, 2012

    North Korea sure likes to do things their way. They kidnapped a South Korean director and his wife to make a Godzilla rip-off; they had a reality show that exposed citizens whose haircuts do not conform with the “socialist lifestyle”.
    Just recently, North Korean programmers working for software firm Nosotek developed the country’s first video game. “Pyongyang Racer” is played in-br

  • Capcom Announces “Street Fighter X Mega Man”

    Published by kristoffer December 9, 2012

    Capcom is celebrating two milestones: the 25th anniversaries of Street Fighter and Mega Man. We have heard a lot from the former, enjoying a lot of lavish promotions including a fancy chess set and anniversary editions of its titles.
    But what of the Blue Robot? Its latest release, “Mega Man Xover,” is only available on iOS and first impressions of the side-scrolling game have not been positive. The

  • Namco Bandai Ask Pac-Man Fans on New Design

    Published by kristoffer October 3, 2012

    Pac-Man is arguably one of the most iconic casual games ever released. And with the advent of games played on smartphones and Facebook, Pac-Man developer Namco Bandai wants fans to have a hand in choosing the character design for an upcoming title in the franchise.
    The survey, which is being conducted on Facebook, asks the public to choose from one of these character styles of Pac and the ghosts along with some ba

  • “Street Fighter” Celebrates 25 Years

    Published by kristoffer September 20, 2012

    Capcom celebrates a milestone as one of its flagship titles, “Street Fighter,” celebrates its 25th year. The one-on-one fight-based video game has come a long way from an arcade staple that only lets you fight as Ryu (or Ken if you challenge Player 1) to its multiple sequels, cross-overs (i.e. Marvel Vs Capcom), and cross-platforms (i.e. Street Fighter X Tekken).
    Tomoaki Ayano was 13 years old when he

  • The Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E 7 Gaming Keyboard Now Available For The Outrageously Serious Gamers

    Published by dennis August 17, 2012

    There are serious computer gamers that just can’t survive without the latest gaming peripherals to accompany them during gameplay. Their gaming experience and enjoyment may be affected quite considerably if they use only the standard gaming equipment. For those who are into serious gaming, getting this outrageous Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E 7 Gaming Keyboard would seem just normal instead.
    The Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E 7

  • Ouya Announces Partnership with Vevo; Unveils Limited-Edition Console

    Published by kristoffer August 1, 2012

    Ouya has been on a roll in providing exciting news to its would-be users. After announcing that it will bring “Final Fantasy III” to the TV screen, the team behind the Android-powered video game console posted on its Kickstarter page that it has partnered with Vevo. This tie-up will provide Ouya owners to use their consoles to access Vevo’s wide array of music videos. And by wide, we mean over

  • Ouya to Bring “Final Fantasy III” to TV

    Published by kristoffer July 31, 2012

    Gamers who have been so excited about Ouya have another reason to get giddy: the Android-based gaming console forged a partnership with Square Enix to develop a console version of “Final Fantasy III.”
    Pitched on Kickstarter crowd-funding website, Ouya is funded by almost 46,000 individuals and has reached about $5.9 million–not bad for a project with a funding goal of $950,000–with eight da

  • Report: Diablo 3 Fastest Selling PC Game Ever

    Published by kristoffer May 23, 2012

    In a press release provided by Blizzard, the gaming company claims it has sold over 3.5 million copies of Diablo III in the first 24 hours after its release, thus holding the record for being the fastest-selling PC game in history. Blizzard also estimates–based on internal numbers and data from key distribution partners–that it has sold more than 6.3 million copies of the game in its first week
    The rel

  • Finally, Diablo III Launched

    Published by kristoffer May 15, 2012

    After 12 grueling years, Activision Blizzard has finally launched Diablo III, the latest in its very successful Diablo desktop game series.
    Lead designer Jay Wilson explained the reason for the very long gap to about 1,500 fans who attended the game’s midnight launch in Irvine, California. “We’re very focused on quality. If we think something is not good enough, we make it better. We redo thi

  • Minecraft: Pocket Edition App Review

    Published by kristoffer April 24, 2012

    Minecraft is an example of how independent games can become successful through sheer word of mouth. Its developer, Mojang, brings the block-building experience on the go with the Minecraft: Pocket Edition for iOS and Android.
    When the app first came out, it received negative reviews, mainly because many of the elements found in the PC version were absent such as item crafting, resource gathering, and even enemie

  • Cargo-Bot iPad Game Review

    Published by kristoffer

    Flinging birds with a giant slingshot has become boring in time and game developers have been battling to come up with the next big iPad game app and Cargo-Bot may just be it.
    The premise behind this game seems effortless: players must program a crane to sort different crates, but with the help of loops and certain variables, coming up with the most efficient method reaps the best rewards.
    Despite its simple rules

  • Botanicula PC Game Review

    Published by kristoffer April 20, 2012

    From the makers of Machinarium comes another PC game set to endear every gamer. Botanicula is a point-and-click puzzle game developed by Czech Republic-based Animata Design that takes us into a dazzling, imaginative adventure.
    The game tells the tale of five creatures–namely Mr. Twig, Mr. Lantern, Mr. Poppy Head, Mrs. Mushroom, and Mr. Feather–living in a tree created by a falling star. This tree is o

  • Best of Free PC Games Compiled in Free Indie Games

    Published by kristoffer March 20, 2012

    There is more to free online games than emulators and imitation Angry Birds. Popular indie-game maker Terry Cavanagh, whose portfolio includes VVVVVV, Chat Chat, and At a Distance, has put up a website that promotes indie games and its authors.
    Free Indie Games features titles personally chosen by Cavanagh based on their newness, game experience, and especially the no-cost gaming.
    Games in this site range from puz

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