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Capcom’s foray into episodic gaming

Feb 27, 15 Capcom’s foray into episodic gaming

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming

"Resident Evil Revelations 2" is in many ways a departure for Capcom’s classic series. It’s the first "RE" to be released episodically. I’m not sure the format totally works for the series yet, but it’s good to see a AAA publisher like Capcom taking a risk.

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On the benefits of mobile gaming

Feb 16, 15 On the benefits of mobile gaming

Posted by in Gaming

If you have paid attention to video games news in the past five years alone, you're likely already aware that games aren't what they used to be. That's not a reference to the fact that they're bigger and faster than their predecessors. It's a reference to how games are becoming more and more beneficial, seemingly by the day, in what they can do for the consumer.

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Play golf as Kim Jong Un

Feb 14, 15 Play golf as Kim Jong Un

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming

Have you ever secretly fantasized about living life as North Korea leader Kim Jong Un? Well, now you can be Kim, at least in a new video game. The online game featuring a very overweight Kim and retro arcade graphics makes it impossible not to get a hole-in-one.

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Online space game aims to help teens learn STEM principles

Feb 13, 15 Online space game aims to help teens learn STEM principles

Posted by in Gaming, Science, Space

A just-released alternate reality game called DUST is trying to encourage teens, especially girls and minorities, to get excited about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The premise of DUST is one that might appeal to middle and high school-aged students. In the game, it is up to the players to save the world (and their parents' lives).

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US Navy to train sailors with anti-missile video game

Feb 03, 15 US Navy to train sailors with anti-missile video game

Posted by in Education, Gaming

The U.S. Navy has introduced a video game that is expected to help sailors learn ways to defend their ships from being hit by missiles. The video game, called “Strike Group Defender: The Missile Matrix,” simulates airstrikes and teaches players how to immediately react in such situations, according to the Office of Naval Research (ONR).

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‘Mind-blowing’ gaming potential For HoloLens

Jan 30, 15 ‘Mind-blowing’ gaming potential For HoloLens

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming, Technology

HoloLens, Microsoft’s latest augmented reality device that will be released this year, will step into a realm that already includes heavyweights like Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus. However, the company’s CEO Satya Nadella isn't backing down from competitors, and says the gaming opportunities for the device will be “mind-blowing.”

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No cats were harmed in the making of this card game (we think)

Jan 29, 15 No cats were harmed in the making of this card game (we think)

Posted by in Gaming, WTF???

A Kickstarter project dedicated to exploding kittens has become the most backed campaign in the history of the crowdfunding website, becoming fully funded in just 20 minutes and earning 1000 percent of its target in less than an hour. Lest people get all up in arms, I should point out that this is not a campaign to raise funds to blow up felines. Rather, it’s for a new card game called Exploding Kittens .

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‘Borderlands 3′ in development?

Jan 28, 15 ‘Borderlands 3′ in development?

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming

Is Plano, Texas-based Gearbox Software in the process of developing “Borderlands 3," the third main installment in the popular action role-playing series?”The studio, which was founded in 1999 by CEO Randy Pitchford, is recruiting for the "next ‘Borderlands’ game," according to Pitchford’s Twitter account.

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Windows 10 coming to Xbox One

Jan 24, 15 Windows 10 coming to Xbox One

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming, Technology

Windows 10 will launch sometime in 2015, but Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft is already discussing what the new operating system will bring to the eighth-generation Xbox One console. The OS will introduce a number of new features to Xbox One, including the highly anticipated Xbox app.

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New worlds to explore – the shape of games to come in 2015

Jan 20, 15 New worlds to explore – the shape of games to come in 2015

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming

2015 promises to be huge for games. The new generation consoles are settled in, PC gaming is growing exponentially, and more people than ever are playing. But what exactly will they be playing?

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