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Tag: Gaming

Valve New Employee Handbook: If a Job Sounds Too Good to Be True, It’s a Job at Valve

Valve New Employee Handbook: If a Job Sounds Too Good to Be True, It’s a Job at Valve
Valve is famous among gamers not just for their stellar games but for their exemplary customer service as well. If you’re one of the gamers who’ve enjoyed Valve’s service or support, what you’re getting as a Valve customer is nothing compared to what you’ll get as a Valve employee, if this alleged leaked copy of the company’s handbook is the real thing.

Life Bar Necklace: Don’t Let Your Enemies See It

Life Bar Necklace: Don’t Let Your Enemies See It
I’ve often wondered if having a life bar in real life would be more of a blessing or a curse. On one hand we’ll know when exactly to rest and recuperate, plus we’ll know which activities and food result in the most health boost.

Halo 4 Release Date Confirmed by Microsoft

Halo 4 Release Date Confirmed by Microsoft
Microsoft has announced the official launch date for the next title in Halo franchise. The next installment is Halo 4 and it will launch globally on November 6, 2012. That is just in time for the holiday season and I know a bunch of Xbox 360 gamers that will be getting this as an early present from Santa.

Waygoz Connects Players Who Want to Swap Games In Person: Gamestop Says What?

Waygoz Connects Players Who Want to Swap Games In Person: Gamestop Says What?
Stores like Gamestop and Best Buy make a ton of money from buying and selling used games, but a new service called Waygoz wants to cut out these middlemen by linking gamers to who want to swap games with each other.

Minecraft: DOTA Has Creeps Not Creepers

Minecraft: DOTA Has Creeps Not Creepers
When the point of a videogame is creation, it can become any videogame. Case in point: Minecraft: DOTA, a game within a map in a game based on a game within a map in another game.

Crysis 3 Images Leaked Via EA’s Origin

Crysis 3 Images Leaked Via EA’s Origin
I’ll be honest, when I bought Mass Effect 3 I wasn’t happy that the game forced me to install Origin to be able to play the game. The last thing I want is one more memory hogging program running all the time on my computer.

Mass Effect 3 to Get “Additional Cinematic Scenes” for Ending

Mass Effect 3 to Get “Additional Cinematic Scenes” for Ending
(SPOILERS AHEAD!) Mass Effect 3 is one of my favorite games that I have played in a long time. I’ll admit I wasn’t very happy to see all the characters I liked including Shepard get killed off in the end, but I certainly didn’t want to beat someone at Bioware over the ending like some people have.

Analog Joystick for Mobile Devices Spares Touchscreen, Covers Cameras Instead

Analog Joystick for Mobile Devices Spares Touchscreen, Covers Cameras Instead
We have seen a handful of attempts to add analog control to touchscreen devices, but these solutions are either bulky or take up a significant amount of the screen. Precise control is nothing if you can’t see what you’re controlling.

StarCraft: Supply Depot 2: Raising the Bar to a New Low in Mobile Gaming

StarCraft: Supply Depot 2: Raising the Bar to a New Low in Mobile Gaming
Blizzard have dialed back on their April Fools shenanigans. This year they’ve literally scaled down their pranks. The company is promoting a mobile game set in the StarCraft universe, where we’ll get to control one of the most important figures in Terran history: the supply depot.

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Details Leak with Release Date

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Details Leak with Release Date
Of all the Call of Duty games I have played, I really like Black Ops the best. I’ve been hoping a sequel would be announced and now some details have leaked to fulfill that dream. According to a post on the Black Ops forum which was pulled down by Activision, Black Ops 2 is said to be launching on November 6 of this year.

8-bit Zombtee: Shirt 4 Undead

8-bit Zombtee: Shirt 4 Undead
8-bit? More like ate and bit amirite? No, no I’m not. Dress up as a zombie so old your guts aren’t even rendered in standard definition with the 8-bit Zombtee t-shirt. It’s a design by Luke Morgan, who lives down under in the land of the undead Australia.

Blizzard Says Mists of Pandaria Isn’t the Last World Of Warcraft Expansion

Blizzard Says Mists of Pandaria Isn’t the Last World Of Warcraft Expansion
I’ve had several friends over the years talk me into trying to play World of Warcraft with them over the years. I gave it a go on more than one occasion and always left after a few days because to me the game was rather boring.

Miniature Video Games Need Tiny People to Play Them

Miniature Video Games Need Tiny People to Play Them
Sebastian Vargas has a got a knack for miniatures, but not the usual kind of dolls or ponies. Sebastian makes playful tiny replicas of technology, like the PSP, Nintento DS, Sony Playstation, old cell phones, and DSLR cameras.

Kid Icarus: Uprising Includes Lamest Accessory in History of Game Consoles

Kid Icarus: Uprising Includes Lamest Accessory in History of Game Consoles
Nintendo has a long and storied history of offering lame accessories for its game consoles. The trend started back in the original Nintendo console days when he had R.O.B. – that robot that would pick up spinning gyroscopes in tune with the game, and never seemed to sync up and always seem to miss placing the gyroscopes correctly.

Katamari Damacy Sculpture: The Prince Shrugged

Katamari Damacy Sculpture: The Prince Shrugged
Katamari Damacy is as recognizable for its bright and happy graphics as for its unique gameplay. But this somber sculpture featuring the Prince in the titan Atlas’ iconic pose doesn’t look inappropriate at all, especially when you consider that the Prince is the only productive entity in the game’s story, the task of rebuilding the heavenly bodies resting on his tiny shoulders.

Tobii Shows Off IS-2 Eye Tracker Module: Are Eyeball-Controlled Games the Next Big Thing?

Tobii Shows Off IS-2 Eye Tracker Module: Are Eyeball-Controlled Games the Next Big Thing?
For over 20 years, gamers have been using a mouse to control their video games. Over the last couple of years, motion controls such as the Kinect, Move and Wii-mote have become common on game console, and are starting to make their way to PC gaming and other computer uses as well.