• Skier Creates Video With Matrix-Like Effects Only With An iPhone

    Looking at all those amazing extreme sports videos, shot from almost unbelievable angles, you’d think that making such videos would require some state-of-the-art and very...

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    Looking at all those amazing extreme sports videos, shot from almost unbelievable angles, you’d think that making such videos would require some state-of-the-art and very expensive equipment. You might be right, yet professional freeskier Nicolas Vuignier proved that there isn’t always the case. Playing around with apps on his iPhone and after countless trials and errors, Nicolas...
  • The Golden Arrow

    Some game genres are so refined that there is little call for innovation.  JRPG’s, online FPS, Visual novels have swarms of near identical games that...

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    Some game genres are so refined that there is little call for innovation.  JRPG’s, online FPS, Visual novels have swarms of near identical games that keep their fans happy.  Autorunners are a new breed of such game that rose up with touchscreen mobile devices.  The characters run along the levels automatically, building momentum and the...
  • Angry Piggy

    Angry Piggy is definitely the kind of game that’s all about teamwork. Initially I admit to jumping right in without even reading the games description,...

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    Angry Piggy is definitely the kind of game that’s all about teamwork. Initially I admit to jumping right in without even reading the games description, I wrote it off immediately as being mundane and too simplistic as well as repetitive and boring until I hit the second island. It’s obvious that the folks who designed...
  • Should We Be Able to Sell Used Digital Games?

    While it might seem like common sense that you can’t sell something that doesn’t physically exist, the option of selling used digital content obtained through...

    While it might seem like common sense that you can’t sell something that doesn’t physically exist, the option of selling used digital content obtained through services such as Steam or IndieCity is heavily debated in places like Germany. After a German court ruled that the trading of used software licenses is legal—and that the author...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Spatial Flux

    Playing like a space-age Oregon Trail, Spatial Flux aims to deliver a text-based adventure with high-quality backgrounds and pixel-based sprites for a retro feel in...

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    Playing like a space-age Oregon Trail, Spatial Flux aims to deliver a text-based adventure with high-quality backgrounds and pixel-based sprites for a retro feel in a modern game. The game will be released on Mac, Linux, PC, and several mobile platforms. The project is a collaboration between several different studios, although the project is being...
  • Senators Continue to Threaten First Amendment

    Unfortunately, it’s that time of the month when we talk about violence and video games again. In 2011, the US Supreme Court ruled that there...

    Unfortunately, it’s that time of the month when we talk about violence and video games again. In 2011, the US Supreme Court ruled that there was no proof violent video games increased violence in minors, and yet here we are not two years later with a national study on the very same relationship. Funded by...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Homesick

    Homesick is reminiscent of both Dear Esther and Fatal Frame—the beauty of the environment plays a crucial role in the player’s experience, while it can...

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    Homesick is reminiscent of both Dear Esther and Fatal Frame—the beauty of the environment plays a crucial role in the player’s experience, while it can just as easily betray them. It is an adventure game that is inspired by Monkey Island and Myst, and hopes to bring cutting-edge graphics to the genre along with its...
  • Top 5 Game Spin-offs

    There’s no questioning that the majority of high-profile games are made up of sequels, spin-offs, and unoriginal stories—however, this is far from a new thing,...

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    There’s no questioning that the majority of high-profile games are made up of sequels, spin-offs, and unoriginal stories—however, this is far from a new thing, and sometimes can bring out amazing games. Here are five spin-off games that took on a life of their own after their success. 5) Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Pokémon Mystery Dungeon...
  • Will Next Generation Be Rife With Console Wars?

    Arguing over which console is better has been a habit of gamers since the start of console gaming itself. There are plenty of elements at...

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    Arguing over which console is better has been a habit of gamers since the start of console gaming itself. There are plenty of elements at play, from a machine’s power to its exclusive games. This generation was no exception, with the PS3, XBOX360, and PC fanbase arguing about which is better even now, as we...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Dim Sum Robot #1

    Dim Sum Robot #1 is a small game similar to Tiny Tower and Game Dev Story that simulates a business environment on a small-scale level....

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    Dim Sum Robot #1 is a small game similar to Tiny Tower and Game Dev Story that simulates a business environment on a small-scale level. Made by New York developer Edward Dixon, this game already has many of its features complete, so the PC version is already slated for release. The Kickstarter budget is intended...