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After several months of leaks and rumors, Microsoft officially announced the successor to the Xbox 360 at an event in their Redmond headquarters today. All signs pointed to the name, “Xbox Infinity,” but Microsoft amazingly kept its true name under wraps until the official reveal: the Xbox One.
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Trading cards are coming to Steam! No, not physical trading cards but instead a digital version of them.
Players will be able to collect and trade cards to friends via the Steam community. After collecting a whole set, you can unlock badges, emoticons, profile backgrounds and even coupons for game [...]Read More »
Google has a reputation to keep when it comes to easter eggs, and it shows no signs of letting up. In celebration of the Atari classic Breakout’s 37th anniversary, a little easter egg has been hidden away in Google’s Image Search.
The normal protocol for things like this would usually [...]Read More »
95-year-old grandpa plays boxing on the Wii and “kicks arse”.Read More »
If you thought texting while driving was dangerous, how about playing Super Smash Brothers on N64 while driving?Read More »
When it comes to hardcore racing games, players know that every little advantage counts. Racing simulators employ some of the most realistic physics elements which factor into those lap times. You can also modify vehicles realistically to include new tires, engine internals, and more. At the end of the day, [...]Read More »
Here’s a rather unorthodox way to propose. A young lad named Ben actually proposed to his fiancé Melissa through the mobile game Angry Birds. Yep, that’s right! The very same game that has you fling angry fowl at pesky green piggies.
Ben is such a fan of Angry Birds[...]Read More »
An internal email that was sent to employees that are currently working on Microsoft’s upcoming next-generation Xbox has revealed something that will cause gamers worldwide to breathe a sigh of relief: The console will not require a constant online connection to function.
Previous rumors have stated that the console would [...]Read More »
Disney and Electronic Arts (EA) announced an agreement that delivers exclusive rights to future Stars Wars based games to EA. Disney actually retains the rights to titles in the “mobile, social, tablet and online game categories.” More specifically, EA gets the rights to “new Star Wars titles for a core [...]Read More »
Video game companies often show signs of contempt for the used games industry. It wasn’t too long ago that we were hearing rumors of very strict DRM protection for Microsoft and Sony’s upcoming consoles. One of the biggest rumors was that the new consoles would not support second hand games.[...]Read More »
Recently screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and starring Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe, describing BEYOND: Two Souls is like describing a film. Except that it isn’t, because it’s a video game.
French developer Quantic Dream and writer/director David Cage aren’t strangers to cinematic video games, as they released a [...]Read More »
With all this violence, we should have video game control instead of gun control.Read More »
Next Xbox will have ability to be “always online” but game developers have the choice to use it or not [Rumor]
There are quite a few rumors floating around about the next Xbox, but most of them are just that- rumors. We don’t actually know what features the next Xbox will have, nor do we know much about the internal hardware. We do know one thing for sure, Microsoft is going [...]Read More »
Some employers monitor work computers for unnecessary software, which means you can’t install games and play them at work. But what if you could play a game using software they already have installed?
Cary Walkin, an accountant and aspiring developer, created an entire turn-based RPG that can be played in [...]Read More »
Looks like those rumors were just one month off, as Microsoft has officially announced an event called “A New Generation Revealed”, which is will reveal details about the next Xbox (popularly expected to be Xbox 720). The event will be held at the company’s Redmond headquarters on May 21st, at [...]Read More »
Have an Xbox 360? Now you can order your Pizza Hut with a controller, voice commands, or motion controls
I never thought this day would come but now it’s finally here… Now I can order pizza using my video game console! Finally.
Kidding aside, this is actually a neat idea. Microsoft’s Xbox team has partnered with Pizza Hut to create an app that is the first of its kind [...]Read More »
Played Pac-Man as a kid (or adult)? Then you will want this stapler.Read More »
Last week Adam Orth, Microsoft Studios Creative Director, took to the web to express his viewpoint about the next Xbox’s rumored “always on” requirement (aka the Xbox needing to be always connected to the Internet) and how people are reacting to it. Orth was, how should I put it, a [...]Read More »
Rumors regarding how Microsoft is going to make Xbox 720 “always online” (aka must always be connected to the Internet, may be even to play games) have been flying for a while. Microsoft has yet to officially comment on the rumor but that hasn’t stopped a Microsoft employee from taking [...]Read More »
I’m sure we all have, to one extent or another, seem animated 3D characters. However, I’m sure you have yet to see an animated character that looks real. You know, like a real person. Until now.
In pursuit of “next generation character rendering”, Activision Blizzard’s research and development team have [...]Read More »
We all know Mozilla loves the Internet. Not only do they develop a web browser, Firefox, but they have been working on an HTML5-only mobile operating system, Firefox OS. So you shouldn’t be surprised when I tell you Mozilla isn’t stopping now. In fact, their latest endeavor may be more [...]Read More »
When Sony announced the PS4 around a month ago, a lot of people were hung up about the fact that they didn’t show off the console’s design. So even if we know what the PS4 is capable of doing, we still don’t know what the box sitting in our entertainment [...]Read More »
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Google Chrome’s latest Experiment might just be the most entertaining one yet. “World Wide Maze” allows you to turn any website of your choosing into a 3D Marble Madness-esque game with your computer’s monitor as your main screen and your phone as a tilt controller.
To set this up, all [...]Read More »
EA’s online video game service Origin is exploitable by bug that lets attackers remotely run malicious code
Video game publisher Electronic Arts recently put out one of the bigger releases of the year in SimCity. The game was plagued with launch woes and continuous server issues as it required an online connection to EA’s Origin service to function. It turns out that’s not the end of the [...]Read More »
You have to be a gamer to appreciate this.Read More »
Some gamers like to choose sides for some reason — Nintendo, Sony or Microsoft. They’ll mostly stick with their console of choice and then unreasonably trash the others’ games online. But with the Ultimate Combo System, they won’t have to choose sides any longer!
The Ultimate Combo System is a [...]Read More »
Today marks a very important milestone for those of you who are like me and created (and destroyed) countless cities in the SimCity games. Whether it was in the original game, or the more recent SimCity 4, (yes, SimCity Societies does not exist) you’ll probably be excited with the news [...]Read More »
Did you ever play Bomberman on the NES? There’s a good chance you have. But what you probably haven’t played yet is this new unofficial 1,000-player (yup, you read that right) online version of the game called Bombermine!
The game is just like the original, with destructible walls and tons [...]Read More »
I remember, back in the good ole days, brand new video games for PlayStation 2 and Xbox sold for US$49.99. Then Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 came along and bumped the price of games up to US$59.99. So it would surprise no one if games retailed at even higher prices [...]Read More »
Unlike the previous generation, Sony actually got a head start on Microsoft this time. But that doesn’t mean Redmond will be keeping quiet all the way until E3 in June. CVG is reporting that Microsoft will be announcing the next Xbox two months ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, at [...]Read More »
Jimmy Fallon gets first public hands-on demo with the PlayStation 4, shows he doesn’t know how to play video games [Video]
So after announcing the PlayStation 4, Sony quickly whisked away anything related to the console before anyone could get their hands on it. Journalists have reported that the company didn’t allow anyone to get a feel for the controller, or even get a picture of it.
But here comes Jimmy [...]Read More »