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19 Mar/12

Humble Bundle 2 Launched, 4 Indie Games, Pay What you Like

Humble Bundle 2 Launched, 4 Indie Games, Pay What you Like

For me, gaming has changed a lot in past years. While I was always a fan of great freeware and indie games, I never found them to be my main source of entertainment. With publishers and game developers like Electronic Arts or Activision Blizzard concentrating on releasing one sequel of a successful series after another, I started to move away from buying a lot of full priced games, as games became repetitive and boring.I was able to do that mainly because independent games became more professional,...

17 Mar/12

GeneRally Arcade Racer [Game Saturday]

GeneRally Arcade Racer [Game Saturday]

Remember Super Cars on the Commodore Amiga or Death Rally on the PC? Micro racing simulations that were lots of fun to play, especially if a multiplayer option was available. GeneRally is a freeware game that’s focusing on the racing, and not on extras, power boosts or even shooting. While that may make the game look like its less fun to play than its more action-orientated counterparts, it is something that racing fans still might want to try out.The less than 2 Megabyte download...

10 Mar/12

Hubris [Game Saturday]

Hubris [Game Saturday]

Games that take you on a journey seem to have become popular in recent days. First the release of Dear Esther which some says is a master piece, and others boring as hell, then Journey for the Playstation 3, and now Hubris. Hubris, unlike the other two games mentioned here, is a freeware game that you can download and play if you have access to a Windows PC. The game uses Unreal engine technology, and requires installation before you can get started.The game itself is even more minimalistic...




7 Mar/12

Online Fun With Bing Games

Online Fun With Bing Games

Online games are a wonderful way to pass time or keep yourself amused, especially when you’re bored or just want a break from the hustle and bustle of work.Generally, these games are pretty simple in concept, and can hold ones attention for a considerable period of time. In most cases, the simpler or easier a game is, the more addicting it can become.Nowadays, there are number of sites where you can play games online including Bing, Google and a host of others. Bing games are actually...

3 Mar/12

Doom The Roguelike [Game Saturday]

Doom The Roguelike [Game Saturday]

I have to admit that I never played the original Doom much, most likely because I was still playing games on my Amiga back then, and not on the PC.Doom The Roguelike is a rogue game set in the Doom universe. The game has been out for years, but has received a huge graphics update just a few days ago. Rogue-like games are named after Rogue, the first game of the genre that started the craze. They are basically dungeon crawling games with rpg elements.In Doom The Roguelike you get to choose...

25 Feb/12

Dig-N-Rig [Game Saturday]

Dig-N-Rig [Game Saturday]

Dig-N-Rig has a few similarities to the smash hit Terraria that has been available on Steam for some time now. It is not a clone though, and since it is free, I thought it would be a good idea to review it on today’s Game Saturday.The game is a 2D mining simulation that puts the player in control of a mining robot whose task it is to reach the center of the earth.In order to do that, minerals need to be farmed and invested into upgrades.The game plays in a window on the desktop (Windows...

18 Feb/12

Renegade X Black Dawn [Game Saturday]

Renegade X Black Dawn [Game Saturday]

Remember Command & Conquer Renegade? The CnC spin-off that turned the Command & Conquer universe into a first and third person shooter? The game received an average rating of 75% according to Metacritic, a solid but not good rating. The single player mode was heavily criticized for being cramped and scripted.Renegade X was an Unreal Tournament 3 mod that ported the game’s multi-player mode on the Unreal Engine. The mod received praises all over the board, and received the best released...

18 Feb/12

Renegade X Black Dawn [Game Saturday]

Renegade X Black Dawn [Game Saturday]

Remember Command & Conquer Renegade? The CnC spin-off that turned the Command & Conquer universe into a first and third person shooter? The game received an average rating of 75% according to Metacritic, a solid but not good rating. The single player mode was heavily criticized for being cramped and scripted.Renegade X was an Unreal Tournament 3 mod that ported the game’s multi-player mode on the Unreal Engine. The mod received praises all over the board, and received the best released...

6 Feb/11

Angry Birds… The Movie

Angry Birds… The Movie

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I’ll come clean and say that I’ve still not been drawn into the whole Angry Birds phenomenon, but that’s not to say I haven’t heard about it.  It’s very difficult not to have heard about Angry Birds after all! Movie studio 20th Century Fox are counting on this as it’s now been announced that the next Angry Birds game, called Angry Birds RIO, will tie-in with an animated cartoon movie. The...

16 Set/10

25 Highly Addictive Facebook Games

25 Highly Addictive Facebook Games

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We all know what Facebook is and one of the reasons that make it such a blast today is due to its addictive mini games. Facebook has a good web-based platform, powerful APIs and a complete documentation that convenient the developers in building personalize applications. Mini games in Facebook is undeniably fun to play but the main reason that makes it so addictive is because the users are connected to thousands of other...