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What makes open world games so attractive?

Open world is a term used to describe video games where players have the opportunity to move freely in a virtual world. They have more freedom how and when to finish their objectives and there are usually main and side objectives present in the story. In the recent period, thanks to advance of technology, open […]

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Choosing a Smart Phone for Instant Messaging Apps

The Internet and social networking have become integral aspects of society. With the combination of instant messaging applications and a sufficient smart phone, it is possible to communicate with your friends, family and total strangers in unique, clever and exciting new ways. Of course, the most popular instant messaging applications may not necessarily be available […]

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“Roll Out!” – World of Tanks comes to the XBox 360

The folks at Wargaming.net have brought their flagship online wargame for the PC over to the XBox 360. The game is free to download and play – but I will warn you now it is utterly addictive.  Let me put it this way : this is the kind of game that invades your dreams. The […]

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Review of the new series Sleepy Hollow

There are few classic stories that hold a special place in my heart. So it makes me uneasy when I see a new re-telling of one. The pilot of Sleepy Hollow was something I was curious about.  The 1999 movie with Johnny Depp wasn’t bad I thought. But this was a series set in modern […]

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Company of Heroes Collector’s Edition at 33% OFF this weekend

Gamers who haven’t already picked up a copy of Relic’s World War II RTS title,Company of Heroes™ 2 will be able to get it at a discounted price from Steam between the 19th and 22nd September. The main game as well as the Digital Collector’s Edition upgrade will be on sale for 33% off normal retail price. As […]

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A great idea from an anonymous source spawns new game

In November of 2011, Ice-Pick Lodge received an anonymous email suggesting they produce a game based on files attached to the message. Everyone gets these “I HAVE A GREAT IDEA FOR A GAME” emails, but this one was a little different. The attachment was an archive containing 19 files titled “lestplay” including snippets of text, […]

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Thor Viking God of Thunder

The name Thor creates images of strength and courage. He is one of those Gods of old that has somehow invaded modern culture. As a gamer, I see Thor as a great deity to use in your campaigns but where do you go to learn about Thor and the religious rites that could be used […]

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WARFACE: Round 2 of Beta Testing Dates

After positive feedback from players at gamescom 2013, free-to-play FPS Warface has been edging closer to launch with a fresh round of Closed Beta tests. And with further extended play tests for the game getting under way from tomorrow, Crytek are inviting even more Warface fans to get in on the action! From today, everyone […]

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Creer Pipi gives us some inspiration with his Azathoth Stunt

I am reading Donald Tyson’s Alrhazred right now, a very good book, and it got me to thinking about cultists and Azathoth and other mythos related things. In the end my thoughts turned towards Oklahoma and that Azathoth monument that seems to have appeared out of nowhere. When I think of the Midwest I think […]

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GrandCon; The new boy on the block is making a big splash

Presenting sponsor, Celebration! Cinema, along with Marc Specter and Brian Lenze are getting together to bring us a new convetion but is it worth going to? At GenCon I was granted the chance to do a video interview with Marc and Brian along side of Blix from the ConMen. The video isn’t quite ready so […]

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