Where lies the next frontier in gaming? More bandwidth, bigger hard drives, bigger screens, better graphics and resolution…? One thing is certain: Everything will get bigger, brighter, faster… better!
But that is evolution – not revolution. The next frontier will not be in our toys, but how we play with them. Desks are dead. Gone are the days of being forced to engage on your desk or computer’s terms.
There can be no doubt that people in their millions will continue to latch on to the phenomenon of computer gaming – which has and will continue to change just about everything in the way we work and play. And just as certain, people will spend longer and longer stretches in front of computers... Read More
“Rise and shine, Mister Freeman. Rise and… shine.”……… Some of the opening lines to the iconic Half Life 2 released almost 10 years ago. Some say Half Life 3 would never come! Some say it’s just a fable to tell your kids at night about what once was… All I know is, they are wrong!
Half Life 3 Trademark
Members of NeoGAF have discovered Valve’s European trademark registered for Half Life 3! The Rumours of Half Life 3 started not long after the release of Half Life 2 back in 2004, however nothing ever transpired from the rumours. With rumours having run wild for the last about 10 years, either Valve are toying with fans, registering the trademark on 29 September for possible future use, or something is really in the pipeline! Read More
Battlefield 4 Beta testing has begun after it was released for PC yesterday, 1 October, for some players who meet the requirements to get an early taste of the new game. Battlefield 4 Beta offers the map “Siege at Shanghai,” in which gamers can watch an entire skyscraper be destroyed and collapse into the gaming region during gameplay. The beta also offers two game modes: Conquest and domination. Read More
Being the original form of social networking, where people could communicate, share ideas and thoughts, radio has changed over the years. Embracing the change in social networking and aiming at creating an entertaining and engaging form of media, 94.7 Highveld Stereo/94.5 Kfm on Monday announced the launch of their new smartphone-based game in association with Samsung – Star Power.
The game is a world-first that entices people to play games on their smartphone, which you already check more than 30 times a day. By merging radio and the interactivity of a GPS-based game, 94.7 Highveld Stereo/94.5 Kfm and Samsung have come up with this concept that will kick-off on Monday, 3 June 2013. Read More
Many SimCity players have been experiencing server issues and connection problems since the debut of the new SimCity game. As a result, EA said in a press release on the 19th March, that they “sincerely apologise for the difficulties at launch [of the new SimCity game] and hope to make it up to you with a free PC game download from Origin.” Why? Well, as EA puts it in their press release… Because the “SimCity Mayors are incredibly important to the team at Maxis…” So to everyone who has already bought and registered their copy of SimCity, you will all be getting a *free PC game from SimCity*. How kind.
Free PC game from SimCity for everyone!
In the press release, EA listed the following 8 titles that you could choose from to make up for the frustrations of the server and connection issues:
There’s no doubt that 2012 was a year to remember, for good or for worse. Who thought we would see 2013, with the Mayan apocalypse conspiracy and all that? Lying in bed last night and unable to sleep and awaiting the beginning of the work starting on the 7th of January, it got me thinking about the year that had passed and what some of the highlights and lowlights were for me personally, and for everyone as a whole. Some events in the 2012 may have affected, for better or worse, some more than others.
I started thinking of my great-grandmother, one of my good friends Tegan and another friend of mine Jamin who passed away this year… All sad memories... Read More