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Console gaming vs. computer gaming

February 05, 2006 EST | General

It’s an age-old question that will only get more and more intense in the coming year as the Xbox 360 is in full swing and the PS3 and Revolution release. Which is better? What system is right for me? Well,...

The nature of PDA game addiction

October 18, 2005 EST | General

PDA gaming can become inconvenient. In an attempt to wean myself off of the Bejeweled 2 puzzle game on my iPAQ 4150, I decided to switch to Age of Empires, merely for research purposes, of course. Insidiously, my proclivity towards...

Laser ball high tech game of the future

October 18, 2005 EST | General

The future game of laser ball is a high tech game for the virtual reality video game player and the reality world ball player. It is played with teams or individually, as one team pits off against the other. A...

Five essential features to consider when buying a gaming laptop

September 28, 2005 EST | General

Gone are the days when you would have been laughed at if you walked into an all-night LAN party carrying your trusty laptop and expecting to hang with the giant computer towers standing at everyone's feet. The gaming laptop computers...

Video game violence - What do you think about it?

September 11, 2005 EST | General

Ever since video game designers were able to put red pixels on their imaginary characters that had recently deceased, there have been people crusading against their subversive ways. The outrage at video games seems to be cyclic, fading very briefly...

Choose the best gaming laptop

September 11, 2005 EST | General

The gaming laptop is coming of age! It is steadily increasing in popularity as performance quality goes up. Gamers now regularly consider laptops or notebooks when searching for that perfect gaming machine. With each new generation of notebooks we are...

Best space themed games

August 31, 2005 EST | General

Space… How much we can place where… Incredible words, unknown planets, fantastic creatures. But now I want to tell you about some space themed computer shareware games, and want you to play it – I choose only best 19 games...

Pros of renting video games

August 31, 2005 EST | General

The video game market has always been a hot industry. And it will only get hotter. Just looking at statistics from 2001, you can see there is a definite want and need for video game renting. Look at this statistic....

Parent's guide on buying video games for kids

August 24, 2005 EST | General

With video game sales burgeoning beyond a multi-billion dollar industry, video gaming is fast becoming the favourite pastime of adults and kids. Quickly replacing the likes of internet, TV, and good old fashion outside playtime, the target market for video...

Mobile games

August 19, 2005 EST | General

Mobile games, also known as Java games, are applications developed for your cell phones by gaming programmers. Rapid technology improvement in color phone screens, scads of memory helps fostering this new popular mobile entertainment for people of all ages. There...

BlockBuster offers DVD's by mail

August 10, 2005 EST | General

We all know Blockbuster rents DVD movies and video games. However, did you know they also rent dvd's and video games by mail? Here is how it works, you sign up at Blockbuster for their service, which can be a...

What is the best video game system?

August 10, 2005 EST | General

Certainly the Playstation One has had a number of game hits and sold millions of units with tough competition from both Sega (Dreamcast) and Nintendo (N64), but no game system has enjoyed more exclusive game titles and more old-school gameplay...

Popular electronic games - Not just for kids anymore

August 04, 2005 EST | General

Superheroes battle monsters and space invaders in fast action games. Players take on the role of these superheroes in epic battles. In other games players race cars, boats, motorcycles, helicopters and planes against villains and even less evil opponents to...

Play a cool Jeep game online

August 01, 2005 EST | General

If there were anything that could excite a Jeep enthusiast more than a 4x4 trail run, it would have to be a Jeep game! Jeep games are as close to the real thing as you can possibly get without actually...

Advertising in video games hit a speed bump

July 29, 2005 EST | General

The publishers of the popular video game “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas” are feeling the heat from the Federal Trade Commission as of late. A probe has been launched into the popular video game and this comes on the heels...

The game tester

July 25, 2005 EST | General

It's not easy to be a hardcore gamer. It's hard. Wouldn't it be easier if you had a job in the videogames business? Think about it: working for a software company, being able to play games during office hours, with...

New helicopter design for your video war games

July 19, 2005 EST | General

Using Underbelly Cone with Slots Facing Up On a Helicopter to Increase Payload and Liftoff Force. Picture a helicopter model sitting on top of a funnel. The edges of the bottom of the funnel on the table has an additional...

Retro games are hot again

July 16, 2005 EST | General

Miss the brainlessly simple and extremely addictive games from the 80s? Find out which game developers feel the same. Dozens of teams are creating new games based on the old classics. Here are just a few of them. Bugatro Gold...

Halo 2 multiplayer tips

July 14, 2005 EST | General

Here are some general tips from an advanced player for all of you who are looking for an edge in this game. You may know some or all the things in this article depending on your skill level. Even if...

Evolution of gaming : Graphics vs gameplay

July 14, 2005 EST | General

If you are old enough to remember the early days of computer gaming you know there were a lot of great games that were fun because of the exceptional gameplay and not just the graphics. Gaming started to become a...

Video poker tips

July 12, 2005 EST | General

Video poker is an easy game to learn to play well, so do take the time to learn the basic draw strategy, as well as the best machines to play (the ones with the most favorable payout schedule). In addition,...

Have some fun with cell phone games

July 12, 2005 EST | General

You’re never too old to have some fun. With the introduction of games as cellular accessories, you cell phone can now double as a personal gaming device. Since cell phones have become a vital part of everyday life for many...

The game profession signed autonomy joint pledge

July 03, 2005 EST | General

Same with ordinary product, game product also has the post-sale service behavior standards. Recently, the Chengdu main entertainment enterprises signed a treaty "Chinese Game Profession Autonomy Joint Pledge" in the Gao Xin disctrict. This is the first collective signature signed...

10 things you should know in video games

July 03, 2005 EST | General

You are not an hardcore person in playing video Games and if you want to know the facts which I set hereunder, there are many attraction in playing video which I may share an idea to those wish to play...

Why Bill Gates hates Luxor

June 29, 2005 EST | General

As addictive as it is exciting, Luxor ( http://www.deprice.com/luxor.htm )is an action-puzzle game that takes you on a thrilling adventure across the lands of Ancient Egypt. The mysterious goddess, Isis, has enlisted you to battle Set and his evil minions....

The future of submarine games

June 10, 2005 EST | General

In the last six months, the demise of sims has been pronounced in abundance. Print mags and sim webzines have been telling you sims are being cancelled left and right Jane's A-10: Cancelled. Wolfpack II: Cancelled. Silent Steel II: MIA....

$20 buys a lot of games these days

June 07, 2005 EST | General

Watching the evolution of sports games has been like watching a retarded child grow up to become a handsome and brilliant Master of the Universe. Now I’m not saying ESPN’s NBA 2K5 is the pinnacle of sports gaming, but I...

Great games you've never played

June 07, 2005 EST | General

Some of the best computer games ever made are likely games you've never heard of. Created by individuals and small companies working in relative obscurity. They don't have million dollar budgets, some don't even have hundred dollar budgets. They don't...

Video game epilepsy

June 04, 2005 EST | Consumer Info , General

A 17-year-old girl falls to the floor. She was playing the video game Dark Warrior. Her father, who fixes video players, fears that she has been electrocuted. For years, the girl has fanatically played one game after another in her...

The first video game

June 02, 2005 EST | General

March 13, 1981 was the day the Brookhaven Bulletin published a story on employee William Higinbotham, speculating that he may have invented the first video game, with his tennis game of 1958. Creative Computing magazine picked up on the idea...

NASA technology lead video games for better health

June 02, 2005 EST | General

For decades doctors have used biofeedback as a way to help control stress and tension. Now NASA technology adds a new twist by combining this mind-over-matter technique with the hand-eye coordination of video games. According to researchers at NASA's Langley...

Ingredients for a great game

May 31, 2005 EST | General

There are millions of computer games out there on the market, how do you make your game best selling? What features have to be included? I have taken a look on previously best sellers trying to determine what makes a...

10 innovative game features

May 29, 2005 EST | General

Watch yourself struggle, sweat, collapse as you turn your video game console into a personal trainer. Here are ten ways the latest development by Eye-Toy technology is doing away with the couch-potato stigma that's commonly attached to gaming, and developing...

Reviving old computer games

May 25, 2005 EST | General

Remember the good old days of gaming, when there were only 5 pixels in the protagonist and your imagination could turn them into a heroic figure of Schwarzenegger proportions? When the enemies and the heroes were distinguished by colour and...

The "Apprentice" becoming a video game

May 16, 2005 EST | General

Los Angeles game publisher and developer Legacy Interactive is turning "The Apprentice" show into a video game, making it a wonderful complement to the next season's television show. The game will feature the likeness of all the stars and key...

The future of video games

May 14, 2005 EST | General

By Daniel Punch I’ve recently been thinking about where video games could be going in the future. I’m hoping to work in the game industry one day after I’ve finished university study and I’ve been wondering about it a lot....