Gog.com is currently offering Black Isle Studio’s classic role-playing game Fallout for free on their site . It’s supposedly a limited time deal, so grab it while you still can! Here’s an excerpt pulled from Gog for all those unfimiliar with the series: Set in the aftermath of a world-wide nuclear war, Fallout will challenge you to survive in an unknown and dangerous world. You will take the role of a Vault-dweller, a person who has grown up in a secluded, [...]
It seems that Microsoft’s latest console project, the Xbox 720, might possibly be released sometime during the 2013 holiday season. VG 24/7 reported this earlier today, along with many other interesting (although at this time unconfirmed) tidbits pertaining to the new system.
No, it isn’t an April Fools joke. Starting earlier today, Epic Games dropped the price for Infinity Blade down to 99 cents. It’s an incredible looking, as well as entertaining role playing game for Apple iOS platforms. Gamers should look to purchase it before the limited time deal runs out.
Oddly enough, Harvey Norman has suddenly decided to have a 50% off sale on video games. This applies to all currently in stock titles of any platform, including recently released ones. There are a few conditions, such as that pre-orders are excluded, there is a limit of two games per customer, and the sale applies only to online purchases. However, concerning the last point, customers do have the option of picking up their games in store. (Source: Games.On.Net)
There are certain gaming consoles that one can almost immediately tell are destined to fail, simply based off their poor design. Tiger Electronics’ first incarnation of the R-Zone, the Headgear model, is a perfect example of such a device. One glance at the R-Zone should already indicate as to how awkward, and simply idiotic the console appears when worn. It can only be left to speculation, what exactly the creators were thinking when they set out to manufacture perhaps, the most [...]
Microtransaction models are a controversial topic in the gaming community. Gamers argue as to whether they serve as a legitimate means to fund games, rather than simply providing certain players with an advantage, and also incentivizing developers to charge what would (or should) be “free” content. However, what is undeniable is that the system of payment has been becoming increasingly popular in recent years. This occurrence can largely be attributed to a variety of factors that make the model appealing to [...]
The Turbografx 16 and its Japanese counterpart, the PC Engine are fantastic consoles admired by many retro game collectors. Yet at the same time, the sheer variety of consoles, accessories, and game formats can intimidate and confuse anyone looking to start a NEC collection. This guide hopes to adequately provide enough information to assist new collectors in making their NEC console purchases. We’ll start first by looking at all NEC consoles and their CD peripherals. From there, the guide will explain the [...]
Super Mini Con in Davie, Florida is a nice yearly event for shoppers interested in anime, comic, and gaming merchandise. Those looking for regular convention features such as panels, contests, and other activities might find the event lacking in these aspects.
At a recent conference in Seattle, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell maintained that piracy isn’t an issue for the developer: One thing that we have learned is that piracy is not a pricing issue. It’s a service issue. The easiest way to stop piracy is not by putting antipiracy technology to work. It’s by giving those people a service that’s better than what they’re receiving from the pirates. For example, Russia. You say, oh, we’re going to enter Russia, people say, you’re [...]
["Wtf Were They Thinking?" gives an overview and analysis of terrible ideas that have occurred in the gaming industry] There are some ideas that are simply destined to fail from the onset. The Casio Loopy is a perfect example of such a concept. This particular 32-bit console was released solely in Japan during the nineties, and was marketed as a gaming system for females.