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New Comedy Movie Explores Video Gaming’s Dark Past

Aug 17, 14 New Comedy Movie Explores Video Gaming’s Dark Past

Posted by in Gaming, Media & Entertainment

In the same week that Sony announced their rapid march to the sale of 10 million PlayStation 4s worldwide, I have also been reading about less happy times for video gaming in the early 80s, and how a new movie is about to be released about a rather bizarre episode from that period.

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Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Is A Massive Change Of Pace

Aug 13, 14 Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Is A Massive Change Of Pace

Posted by in Gaming

If a blockbuster game franchise was ever in need of an injection of innovation it's Call of Duty. It's not that the quality of each new entry in Activision's military shooter series has declined. The story modes may have dipped in emotional resonance, but from a play perspective Call of Duty has steadily grown deeper, more nuanced, and more feature-rich with each new release.

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Entrepreneur Hopes To Reach Kids Through A Virtual World

Aug 11, 14 Entrepreneur Hopes To Reach Kids Through A Virtual World

Posted by in Gaming

Zach Fay wasn't into video games as a kid, but he certainly is now. Fay, a 36-year-old former management consultant and youth pastor, has spent five years developing an online virtual world aimed at children ages 7 to 13. He has raised more than $3 million from investors and interviewed hundreds of kids to fine-tune the game's features.

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Let Me Tell You A Tale (Part 1)

Jul 11, 14 Let Me Tell You A Tale (Part 1)

Posted by in Gamemaster's Grimoire, Gaming

While I normally leave most conversations entirely focused on video games to Gamer's Corner, I feel that these games hold a great enough relevance to storytelling, and thus to tabletop role-playing games, that I want to talk about them here.

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Tech Sandbox, Unicorb And The Thalia

How about a game that you control by smiling? No, I was not being sarcastic. I was talking about Unicorb, a game in which players wear an interactive system called the Thalia that can measure facial muscles so that they can help keep a flying unicorn aloft as it jumps through rainbows. Yeah... Not a lot I can think to say on that one.

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Skara: The Blade Remains – An Interview With Cesar Ortega (Part 2)

Jul 03, 14 Skara: The Blade Remains – An Interview With Cesar Ortega (Part 2)

Posted by in Gamemaster's Grimoire, Gaming

Recently, I was given a wonderful opportunity to partake in an interview with Cesar Ortega, co-founder of the development team behind the upcoming game Skara: the Blade Remains, coming soon to Steam. Here is Part 2 of the interview.

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Skara: The Blade Remains – An Interview With Cesar Ortega (Part 1)

Jul 02, 14 Skara: The Blade Remains – An Interview With Cesar Ortega (Part 1)

Posted by in Gamemaster's Grimoire, Gaming

Recently, I was given a wonderful opportunity to partake in an interview with Cesar Ortega, co-founder of the development team behind the upcoming game Skara: the Blade Remains, coming soon to Steam.

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Gesture Control Is The New 3D

Jun 25, 14 Gesture Control Is The New 3D

Posted by in Gaming, Technology

Earlier this month, Microsoft essentially "unplugged" the Kinect controller from its Xbox One video game system. The fact that Microsoft has pulled the plug on Kinect could mean the end of the line for motion control.

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eSports Scholarship

Normally I like to open with a little story, a way to relate life in general with what I am going to be talking about/introducing you to. This time though, I find that I am at a total loss. I am so blown away by this latest news that I honestly could not think of a greater lead-in than just admitting that I could not think of a greater lead-in.

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Getting Into The Game

It is not hard for gamers to invest themselves in their games. For some, when they do, the world could very well be burning to cinders all around them and it would not stop them from trying to rack up more kills on Call of Duty or hit the next level in World of Warcraft or Guild Wars 2.

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