A growing body of university research suggests that gaming improves creativity, decision-making and perception. The specific benefits are wide ranging, from improved hand-eye coordination in surgeons to vision changes that boost night driving ability. People who played action-based video and computer games made decisions 25% faster than others without sacrificing accuracy, according to a study. … Continue reading
Hmmm, we’ve milked the Zombie genre for all that it’s worth in terms of movies and games. Wait a minute?! How about Plants vs. Zombies. This silly, yet addictive game has been fun to play, although it is somewhat mindless.
I played Pixeljunk Monsters last night via Remote Play on the PSP. It actually helped to see the whole screen on the PSP rather than on the 50″ HDTV for this game. The control wasn’t as good as the PS3 controllers, but it was acceptable. I also viewed some streaming video after I played some … Continue reading
Best Buy had a bunch of console games for the discount price of $5 at the front of the store for all 3 major consoles. My brother and I picked up 10 games, and the best part about it is that the checkout lady only charged us for 8 of the games so we picked … Continue reading
Gears of War 2 – Demo of New Features My favorite new feature is where over 100 units of the horde appear at a time. Serious Sam had a lot of units at once, but they never had the realism or environment of the Gears of War.
3D Graphics: Limits to Growth? This article touches on some of the crazy statistics for bleeding edge PC game machines. My latest game machine build is a Q6600 with a 8800 GTX with 768 Mb of memory. This system is great when I’m playing a game like Call of Duty 4 or World in Conflict, … Continue reading
Stranglehold Soundtrack? M4G: Will there be an official soundtrack album release? Rich Carle: Midway currently has no plans for a soundtrack release, but you never know…everything changes… Please, please, please come out with a soundtrack. I can’t get the main theme with the flute out of my head!
John Woo Presents Stranglehold – Barrage Like a Super Star A developer of Stranglehold talks about why barrage is his favorite Tequila Bomb. Barrage is absolutely essential to taking down the bosses in Stranglehold. As he says, the animations are badass, and when you’re in barrage mode, you can not be touched while you lay … Continue reading