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Tag: Gaming

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Expansion Pack Launches

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Expansion Pack Launches
Blizzard Entertainment has announced that an expansion pack for StarCraft II is now available. The expansion pack is called StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. The expansion pack follows the arrival of Kerrigan and her brood as she aims to destroy Arcturus Mengsk.

Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues: Lord British Hits Kickstarter

Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues: Lord British Hits Kickstarter
Gamers familiar with the Ultima video game series have likely heard of its award-winning designer and creator, Richard “Lord British” Garriott. Garriott has launched his latest project, a new fantasy role-playing game called Shroud of the Avatar, and is seeking to fund development via Kickstarter.

Buy Your Own Virtual Moon for Only $150,000

Buy Your Own Virtual Moon for Only $150,000
I’ve seen some strange virtual items auctioned off for a lot of real world money, but the developers of the Massively Multiplayer Online Real Cash Economy (that’s what they call it) called Entropia Universe have taken it to a new level.

Next-Gen Xbox to Feature Siri-esque Voice Control Tech Says Rumor

Next-Gen Xbox to Feature Siri-esque Voice Control Tech Says Rumor
We’re almost certain that next-generation Xbox and PlayStation game consoles will be launching this year. Rumors continue to point to the first unveil of the consoles sometime before E3 with a launch later this year for both products.

Surgeon Simulator Lets You Clumsily Try Your Hand at Open Heart Surgery

Surgeon Simulator Lets You Clumsily Try Your Hand at Open Heart Surgery
You know how the hero in the movie that you’re watching suddenly takes over the controls of the plane or helicopter, right before it crashes into the ground or something, and manages to fly it well because he or she played flight simulation games on the PC or on some other platform?

Sony Sends out February 20 Event Invites Stoking PS4 Geek Lust

Sony Sends out February 20 Event Invites Stoking PS4 Geek Lust
Even though nothing official has been announced by Sony, gamers all around the world are looking forward to the launch of the Sony PlayStation 4. The new game console has been rumored to launch sometime this year.

HiCan Gaming Bed: You Can Sleep with Your Games – Just Don’t SLEEP with Your Games

HiCan Gaming Bed: You Can Sleep with Your Games – Just Don’t SLEEP with Your Games
Video games can be addictive. I think anyone who’s played a particularly engrossing game can attest to that fact. I’ve been guilty of staying up until the wee hours of the morning playing my RPGs, and I only forced myself to kick the habit after showing up to work looking like a zombie in the days ahead.

GCW-Zero Open Source Gaming Handheld: Straight out of Pandora’s Box

GCW-Zero Open Source Gaming Handheld: Straight out of Pandora’s Box
A new challenger steps in the niche market… ring of portable consoles built to run emulators of older systems. But like the relatively famous Pandora handheld, the GCW-Zero aims not just to let players enjoy old games but also let those with programming skills tweak and play with its software.

PS3 Slim Blue and Red Editions Heading to Japan This Month

PS3 Slim Blue and Red Editions Heading to Japan This Month
The first Sony PS3 was a fat, glossy black fingerprint magnet and it was glorious. When my original PS3 finally died, I ended up buying when the new slimmer PS3’s with a matte black case. If you’ve been itching for a more colorful PS3 that is even thinner – and happen to live in Japan, you will get your wish this month.

Displair Cloud Vapor Display Lets You Play Fruit Ninja (Minus the Actual Fruits) In Real Life

Displair Cloud Vapor Display Lets You Play Fruit Ninja (Minus the Actual Fruits) In Real Life
Fruit Ninja is a fun game to play to de-stress or to just while the time away. There’s just something about slashing pears and slicing oranges endlessly… Many people have attempted to play real-life Fruit Ninja using real fruits and actual swords.

Disney Promote Wreck-It Ralph in London with 8-bit Lane

Disney Promote Wreck-It Ralph in London with 8-bit Lane
Wreck-It Ralph has been released in a lot of places worldwide, my country of residence included, and I really found it entertaining and enjoyable. If you like video games at the very least and played a couple of games when they were still all pixelly and in 8-bit form, then chances are you’ll like the movie, too.

Chibi Heroes: Cutie Ukiyo-e

Chibi Heroes: Cutie Ukiyo-e
Jed Henry lit the Internet on fire with his ukiyo-e-style art. Then he worked with woodblock artist David Bull to turn those artworks into actual ukiyo-e prints, which are now under the brand Ukiyoe Heroes. Now Jed and Dave have started a sillier offshoot called Chibi Heroes.

Chinese Man Dies After 40-Hour Gaming Marathon

Chinese Man Dies After 40-Hour Gaming Marathon
Actually, I’m kind of surprised that there aren’t more deaths caused by compulsive gaming. Just like anything else, you can become completely addicted to games if you’re not careful. That’s something that potentially led to the death of a Chinese man, who dropped dead during a marathon gaming session.

Razer Orbweaver Keypad Puts Just the Gaming Keys in Your Left Hand

Razer Orbweaver Keypad Puts Just the Gaming Keys in Your Left Hand
The problem I always had using a full-size keyboard for gaming with games that have a lot of commands bound to keystrokes was remembering which of those keys activated the commands I was looking for. I often felt that using a smaller keyboard or even a keypad was better because it was easier to remember where macros and commands were set up.

Videogame Currency Poster: How Many Mushroom Kingdom Coins is One Rupee?

Videogame Currency Poster: How Many Mushroom Kingdom Coins is One Rupee?
Like the various countries in the real world, different videogames have different currencies. deviantART member/virtual economist/pun visualizer Matt Cowan pulled the exchange rate for various game currencies right out of his witty ass and created this funny artwork.

Xim Edge Pairs PC Keyboards & Mice with the Xbox 360 & PS3

Xim Edge Pairs PC Keyboards & Mice with the Xbox 360 & PS3
The Xim Edge is an adapter that lets console gamers borrow one of the strengths of the PC master race, letting you connect keyboards, mice, joysticks or other USB-based input peripherals to an Xbox 360 or a PS3.