All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘gaming’

Skyrim IRL: You’d Still Put A Bucket On That Shopkeeper’s Head

Are you getting tired of the “Skyrim in real life” adaptations? No? Well, in that case, proceed. I’ll admit, it’s not an original idea. So many people became so embroiled in the fictional world of Skyrim, that it’s only logical that people would start to imagine how Skyrim’s little quirks would play out in real life. We’ve seen the world …

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This API Will Let Facebook Developers Show Users The Money They Want

Facebook launched a new API to give developers access to users’ preferred currency and and the conversion rate to Credits. As you may know, Facebook recently announced that it is phasing out Credits in favor of real money, and local currency (as well as a subscription payment model). The API, Facebook says, lets game developers show prices in the user’s …

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That Looks Hard: Amazing Super Mario 3D Art Broken Down In Time Lapse Video

The only thing better than some amazing video game-themed art is being able to watch the process of constructing said art from start to finish. Square the fun factor of that with the fact that it’s 3D chalk art, and you’ve got yourself one cool ass video. This time lapse video comes to you from artist Chris Carlson and photographer …

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Over Six Thousand People Feast On Zombie RPG Dead State’s Kickstarter Goal

Last week, we looked at six zombie games currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. One of them, Dead State, has since reached its funding goal of $150,000. As of the time of this writing, the game has 6,446 backers, who have pledged $174,948, and it still has 10 days to go. Here, the game’s project lead discusses the project and why …

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Zombie Apocalypse: Six Zombie Games You Can Help Fund On Kickstarter Right Now

The world continues to be infatuated with zombies, and the trend is showing no signs of slowing down. This is evident when you browse Kickstarter for some of the projects seeking funding. It’s not hard to find zombie films, zombie art, zombie fashion, and of course, zombie games. There are plenty fo zombie projects to choose from if your’e looking …

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Facebook Brings Gaming To The News Feed

Facebook just announced that it’s launching the ability for people to play games directly in the news feed. “With feed gaming, you can include a short sample of your game in the stories people share from your game that friends can play in line with just a click,” says Facebook’s Gareth Morris in a post on the Facebook Developers Blog. …

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75% Think Gaming Should Require Getting Off Your Ass

What happened to the America I know and love? The one that devised an Xbox controller that doubled as a Hot Pocket delivery device? The one that said screw it, I’ll just spend six years getting the world record for highest Xbox LIVE gamerscore ever. You’re telling me that you want to get up and move while you play video …

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Android Getting Its Own Version Of Game Center

Google is working on a social gaming network to mirror iOS’s Game Center, according to a recent report. Game Center, in case you’re not familiar with it, is Apple’s social platform for mobile gaming. It allows users to connect to one another around the games they play. It includes leaderboards for high scores, achievements, and the ability to challenge your …

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Dishonored Release Date Set For October 9th

After dropping the debut trailer just a couple of weeks ago (the culmination of some social media teasing), Bethesda has just announced an official release date for the highly-anticipated steampunk stealth game Dishonored. People of North America, it looks like you’ll be able to get your hands on a copy on October 9th. That goes for all platforms – Xbox …

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Wolfenstein 3D Turns 20, Becomes Playable In Your Browser

I am Death incarnate! Want to feel incredibly old? Over the weekend, id Software’s influential First Person Shooter Wolfenstein 3D

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iOS Trouncing Android In Gaming Revenue

Depending on what crowd you run in, calling a smartphone or tablet a “gaming” device will get you widely varied reactions. Tell a group of hardcore gamers that you use your iPhone for “gaming,” and you’re likely to get flat stares if you’re very lucky, derision and mockery if you’re not. If, on the other hand, you said it to …

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Tabletop Forge Team Discuss Google+ Hangouts Project

I’m not as involved as I used to be, but I was a big fan of tabletop roleplaying games during my college years. I especially loved playing Call of Cthulhu. Eventually, friends left and we just sort of stopped playing. That’s why the idea of setting up a game via Google+ Hangouts is pretty exciting. During this week’s Google+ Platform …

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