All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Video Games’

Google Attempts To Understand The Modern Gamer

Google has been getting more and more into gaming recently. The company has been pushing to get full games on Chrome, and creating HTML5 tools for game developers. The search giant has proven that it’s not all about Web gaming as they also talk about the traditional games industry in a roundtable video series, and a recently published research study. …

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New Wreck-It Ralph Trailer Debuts

When the first Wreck-It Ralph trailer hit the internet, gamers everywhere went crazy with nostalgia. The contrast between classic and new games is something all gamers have pondered once or twice. For Disney to make a movie about game culture, well, that means that gaming has finally broken through to the mainstream. Today, Disney released a second Wreck-It Ralph trailer. …

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Violent Video Games Increase Your Pain Tolerance [STUDY]

If you’re planning on doing something that you know will cause you a lot of pain (maybe a tattoo or a waxing), it might be better to play a few minutes of Call of Duty than to take a couple shots of tequila. According to a study from Keele University, playing just ten minutes of a violent video game can …

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Manos: The Hands of Fate Video Game Coming to iOS

Ask any film nerd with a penchant for B-movie tomfoolery about the worst movie they’ve ever seen and, chances are, they’ll fire back with “Manos: The Hands of Fate”. Written and directed by Harold P. Warren, the film follows a group of individuals who stumble across a group of devil-worshipping lunatics lead by a guy called The Master and his …

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Diablo III Marathon Kills Taiwanese Teenager

I will be the first person to admit that I have something of a video game addiction. If I’m not playing some sort of fighting game — the amount of hours I’m dumped into the recent “Mortal Kombat” is as embarrassing as it is impressive — chances are I’m wandering around the landscape of Skyrim in search of adventure. Bethesda’s …

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If You Spend a Lot of Time Online, You Probably Have a Mental Disorder

Never mind ruining your eyesight, alienating your friends, or developing a serious Vitamin D deficiency — apparently spending too much time in front of a computer screen could lead to serious mental health disorders. According to a recent study perpetrated by a group of researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, devoting a large section of your life to …

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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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Microsoft Believes the Xbox 360 Still Has Two Years Left to Live

Although a lot of people are speculating that Microsoft will drop a brand new console by the end of next year, it would seem that the company feels their ol’ girl still has some life left in her yet. Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer told Gamespot that, thanks to SmartGlass technology and a recent Nike partnership, the system will still …

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Wreck-It Ralph Looks Like Disney’s ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ But With Video Games

In 1988, a movie released which helped to spark mainstream interest in animation again, the movie was titled ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit‘. All sorts of various studios across the medium banded together to provide cameos for various animated characters, who would show up in the movie. It was a resounding success, with both critics and movie-goers alive. Now, enter Wreck-It …

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LEGO Lord of the Rings Trailer: YOU SHALL NOT PASS

Last month, a premature listing on a UK retailer’s website and the announcement of a line of themed toys tipped us to the fact that a Lego Lord of the Rings game was in the pipeline. We expected the unveiling to take place some time around E3 – and it appears that has come to pass. Today, game was confirmed …

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Man Ties Up Girl To Play Video Games

The world is either getting more and more perverted and bizarre, or the internet and the 24 hour news cycle are bringing things to my attention that have been going on for years. This time the news comes out of Sarasota, Florida. Where a 27 year old man has been arrested for child abuse. Apparently the little girl who was …

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