How Online, Time-Shifting and Pay TV is Changing How You Watch Television

The television landscape has changed in more ways than one over the years. TV’s still the linchpin of almost every living room, but the days when families gathered around a central TV to watch together aren’t as common as they once were. The rise of tablets, smartphones and PCs where you ...

Install This! Seagate, Newegg Team for SSHD Promotion

—By Steve Pipe Equipped with a screwdriver and step-by-step instructions, most consumers can install a hard drive with little difficulty. But what happens when you add a blindfold to the mix? Seagate recently teamed with online retailer Newegg for a promotion in which blindfolded gaming ...

For Fans, By Fans – Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a Labor of Love

When Gearbox Software announced Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel coming October14th for Xbox® 360, PlayStation® 3 and PC the crowd went wild.  If you’ve been living off-planet and aren’t familiar with the Borderlands franchise, it’s helped a new genre for games known as “shooter-looters”. The game ...

Let Me Introduce You to Monochroma

If you’re not familiar with Monochroma, allow me to give you an introduction.  I got a chance to see this game at the Game Developer’s Conference last week and I’m a wonderfully blended mix of intrigued and impressed.  Good job, Nowhere Studios. What immediately caught my eye and drew me to the ...

A Peek Behind the Scenes with Borderlands 2 Developers Gearbox Software – Part II

Gearbox Software is home to a wide array of creative professionals including artists, storytellers, designers, coders, audio engineers and more.  With a quality pedigree that includes franchises such as Half-Life, Tony Hawk, Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, it’s no wonder why they are one of ...

Did You Heed the Call…of Duty?

When you have Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Kimmel in your commercial, it’s probably a good indication that the Call of Duty® franchise is a big deal. But don’t take my word for it, take the word of Activision who’s Call of Duty®: Ghosts game which just released this past Tuesday is already reporting ...

A Look at The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II

Announced this past June and playable at PAX Prime this past year, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, by NeocoreGames is a direct sequel to The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, which was released earlier this year. Once again you’ll pair with Lady Katarina as you take control of ...

Behind The Scenes: N00b Chronicles!

N00b Chronicles is a web series along the lines of “Let’s Play” videos commonly found on YouTube, but with the twist of having the player’s face onscreen with the action.  The viewer sees the first Bioshock through the eyes of Jessica Mills as she, a self-professed n00b, navigates her way ...

Celebrating 25 Years of Madden NFL

It’s been twenty-five years since the first iteration of John Madden Football that released on the Apple II, MS-DOS and Commodore platforms. Midi-sound and 2D graphics were all the rage in those days. Through the years, the game franchise has survived the Madden Curse, endured various lawsuits, ...

25 Years of Metal Gear Solid

I remember playing the first Metal Gear game like it was, well, 25 years ago. (1987 if you really want to do the math. And yes, technically it’s 26 years, but blame Konami.)  It’s been a long time since Solid Snake has made his debut setting the bar for the tactical/stealth genre giving birth ...

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