After Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, the gaming world was excited & then the PlayStation 4 came, and now the world can’t wait. Sony’s unveil didn’t disappoint anyone: from the looks of it, the PS4 is an amazingly powerful machine that will have even the most hardcore Microsoft fans pondering whether it’s time to make the switch. However, for those who missed the E3 conference, you might be wondering what the big deal is. Fear not, we are here to provide you with that information! We’ve uncovered five things you need to know about the PS4. Brace yourself, this console is pretty awesome.
Microsoft’s Xbox Reveal event was held today at Microsoft’s Redmond campus. If you missed it we have all of the information on the next generation Xbox console. After months of speculation the official name of the console will be Xbox One. The Xbox One is made to be an “all-in-one” box that interacts with all the devices in your home theater. Microsoft’s Don Mattrick said the core strategy is “simple, instant and complete.” The Xbox One will be available “later this year” and will ship with a new Kinect motion camera and controller. Read on as we go over some of the new features.
The March patch was somewhat disappointing as far as content, with the Living Story quests being lackluster at best. What had the potential to be extremely unique and exciting, was once again turned into a grind-like process with nothing new to really add to the story since implementation. The world vs world patch did manage to alleviate the culling issues found when large groups would be present in any of the games player vs player and world vs world content, however the unique abilities that each person can spec into are hardly worth the time, energy and effort necessary to achieve them. It seems as if Arenanet has a skeleton crew working on content for the game, and the much anticipated “ascended gear/weapons” aren’t anywhere to be found.
Flight Simulation was one of the first mainstream commercial uses for video games. Funded primarily by the U.S government, flight sims have pushed the envelope in gaming, as well as revolutionized modern air combat training. Thus, over the years there has been many games developed that can be considered classics in this genre, and some that truly took the simulation world by storm. What follows is a list of the 5 best flight simulation games of all time.
One of the best reasons to own any Android product is that there are thousands of games you can download to play. Games have been a part of our culture since we first discovered fire and will remain a part of who we are for the rest of humanity’s existence. Games for mobile devices have come a long way in the past few years and this has given the Android games that would be just as at home on a console. While there are thousands of games available for the Android, this article lists ten games that are better than most of the others.
During the year if you’ve read the reviews I’ve submitted you’d know that I have a tendency to compare ‘this keyboard’ to ‘that keyboard’ but what would happen if I compared all the keyboards I reviewed in the past year and picked one to conquer all; A straight up prize fight based on all the categories that matter to you, the consumer. This is the first Keyboard of the Year Award ThinkComputers will ever hand out, so who will reign supreme? Let’s take a look!
I’m sure by now you have heard of Epic Games, they are the creators of the very popular Unreal series, the Unreal Engine that powers many PC games and one of the most popular franchises on the Xbox 360, Gears of War. If you did not know Epic just turned 20 years old (damn that makes me feel old!) and decided to give away a pretty sweet soundtrack. We decided for this week’s Gaming Friday article we would a look back at the past 20 years of Epic Games.
Many games have since been made emulating DotA’s basic principle, and an entire genre has been created in its honor. MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) games have grown at a phenomenal rate, and an example of success is League of Legends. Enter DotA 2. The first true successor to the original custom map is currently in-development by Valve and in closed beta. More people are added frequently, with online numbers reaching around 30,000 people at any time of the day.
This past weekend we had the pleasure of attending Pittco’s Iron Storm XIII Lan Party! This 42 hour event hosted about 150 gamers and started April 20 and concluded on April 22nd. They had official tournaments for Counter-Strike: Source, League of Legends, Starcraft II, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Halo Reach and many more. Besides just the tournaments there was quite a lot of gaming going on as well as other fun. Read on to see what the event was all about!
This week on our Gaming Friday segment we are back to a first-person shooter! A lot of people may not believe me, but this is my first time playing a Tribes game. Tribes Ascend is a upcoming free-to-play multiplayer-only first-person shooter. I’m sure many of you are familiar with the Tribes franchise. The Beta for the game is currently out and available for everyone to download. I have been playing it for the past week and I am really enjoying it. Read on to see what Tribes Ascend is all about and to see our gameplay video!
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