Fans of World of Warcraft have been clamoring in anticipation for the next expansion pack for the video game to launch. That expansion pack is called Mists of Pandaria and is set to release on September 25.
While the best way to play games today is on huge monitors or HDTVs, a company called Oculus believes that future games will be better off with a much smaller display. The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that displays 3D video, and it’s got the big fishes of the gaming industry nerdgasming in excitement.
We’ve featured Jed Henry’s Ukiyo-e style prints of videogame characters before. Now’s your chance to own printed versions of his amazing art, featuring characters from popular franchises including Super Mario Bros., Zelda and Street Fighter.
Last January Razer showed off its concept for a gaming tablet. As it turns out, there was another gaming tablet that was announced around that time. For some reason it’s called the Wikipad, and not, I don’t know, Gametab.
I can appreciate a really good gaming mouse, because most of the time these kinds of devices have no perceivable lag and usually have quite a few programmable buttons. However, most gaming mice are built in dedicated versions for either right- or left-handed users.
Back in the day, all a guy (or girl) had to do was buy a ring and get down on one knee to propose to the love of their loves. Things have gotten more complicated these days, and proposals are no exception.
I’m not the best Settlers of Catan player, I’m going to be honest. By “not the best,” I mean that I always lose. By “honest,” I mean that I’m a lying little rat in the sewer, because NOBODY EVER BEATS ME AT ANYTHING.
I once bruised my thumbs after a night-long marathon playing Tekken 3 with my college buddies. It was torture to go back to school the next day and hurdle through a pop quiz that served up mostly essay-type questions.
What could be the king of all gaming mouses (or is that mice?) has arrived: TT eSports’ Black Element Cyclone Mouse. It’s sleek, it looks hella awesome – and get this: it’s got a fan and a customizable weight, too!
On numerous occasions, the game console market has been declared “dead” or “dying” over the years, and there have definitely been some duds and challenges with the market – especially the cost of developing and distributing games.
We’ve seen our share of trailers for the coming video game Assassin’s Creed III, expected to launch in October. So far the trailers we’ve seen have used actual gameplay footage to show what the video game will be like.
Of all the video games on the Nintendo DS, one of the most popular of all franchises is Pokémon. Nintendo had out right hits with Pokémon Black and Pokémon White for the DS system. Nintendo has just announced the official launch dates for the United States for the follow-up games.
There comes a time when gamers get sick of playing games and need to take a break, right? For some of you, taking a break means getting up to go pee, while for others, a break means watching some videos online.
When it comes to FPS gaming, I don’t think anything can top the ol’ mouse and keyboard combo if we’re looking at functionality. The sheer number of keys plus the accuracy of the mouse just can’t be beat.
“Gamification” has become a buzzword in the past few years, referring to the incorporation of levels, achievements and other congratulatory statistical landmarks in real-life activities to encourage participation. Don’t worry, I too, did not understand what I just said.
I’ve gotten used to using headphones all of the time when I’m home. It’s just more convenient, and after a while you forget that you have them on, especially for gaming, watching movies, or just listening to music.