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Unity Web Player Gets An Update
Once upon a time, any kind of artist who wanted to put his work in front of larger audiences typically had to go the route of a major name label to stand behind it, whether it was works of art, books, music, or even video games. But the recent... Read more
Not Just Another Candy Crush Knock Off
Out of lives on Candy Crush? Tired of begging your ever-shrinking Facebook friends list for lives (shrinking because you keep sending game requests instead of posting cat videos)? Then take a look at these other great app-based games, all built around the concept of the match-three puzzle without being... Read more
Addictive Browser Games You Need In Your Life!
We all need a little down time, so set your IM to ‘away’, take the phone off the hook and close your emails. Get playing these addictive browser games now! Read more
Big Screen Gaming From Tiny GameStick Console
The GameStick console will be the latest release from PlayJam, the UK based interactive casual games network. The tiny 2 inch console is part of PlayJam’s vision to provide easy big screen gaming solutions for the whole family at affordable prices. GameStick is an easy to use, highly portable... Read more
PVZ2: My Reunion With Plants Versus Zombies
It’s about time. That’s the tag line of  Plants Vs. Zombies 2, and I am sure that the hordes of addicted players cannot agree more. It’s been four years since the first version was released for Windows and Mac, and while the tower defense game sure has a lot... Read more
Anomaly 2 Tower Offense Game Review
Amid the FPS, MMO, MMORPG, open-world adventure games craze, we sometimes forget how much fun a nice real-time strategy game can be. If you want a break from all the shooting and running and fighting, try this intriguing game called Anomaly 2. A follow-up to 11bit Studios’ Anomaly: Warzone... Read more
Lego City Undercover The Chase Begins Review
Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins is a follow up to the initial Lego City Undercover, developed by TT Fusion and released for Wii U a few weeks ago. The game strives to offer gamers a similar playing experience as its predecessor and boasts being the first open world... Read more
Dead Island Riptide Proves Entertaining Despite Bugs
Dead Island Riptide, the follow up to the popular 2011 role playing zombie slasher Dead Island, follows pretty close in the footsteps of its predecessor, in both the good and the bad. Developed by Techland and published by Deep Silver, Riptide will appeal to fans of visceral zombie-killing games... Read more
The Evil Within Promises Survival Horror Revival
The survival horror game genre has not seen too many notable releases lately, but that may change when Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami and Bethesda launches The Evil Within. The game promises to revive the genre by being truly scary and keeping players on the edge of their seats,... Read more
Beyond Two Souls: The Future of Gaming
Ever since the 2010 release of award-winning game Heavy Rain, it has become clear that developers Quantic Dream are looking at turning video games into a unique form of art. And with their much anticipated new release, Beyond: Two Souls, it seems they are one step closer to succeeding.... Read more
The Elder Scrolls Online: What to Expect
The Elder Scrolls Online is the first foray into the world of massively multiplayer role-playing games for Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls franchise, due to be released later this year after six years in development. The game is the first for developers ZeniMax Online Studios and is currently in the stage... Read more
Defiance: The First Interconnected Game & TV Show
Released earlier this month, Defiance is an ambitious multiplatform, massively multiplayer online shooter created by Trion Worlds. The release was surrounded by more hype than your average MMO, largely due to the fact the game is tied closely to the sci-fi television show with the same name. Trion Worlds... Read more
Hearthstone: The Online Card Game of Epic Proportions
Blizzard Entertainment is stepping out of its comfort zone, and for the first time, has set out to create a game that is much smaller in scale and more easily accessible than the company’s previous games, while maintaining the epic player experience that the company is so well known... Read more
Epic Win Turns Chores into an RPG
Sometimes it’s much more fun to procrastinate on daily tasks, and play a video game instead. If you agree, the iPhone app, Epic Win may be just the motivation you need to complete your dreaded chores, and have fun doing it. Video games draw you in and motivate you... Read more
Samsung Galaxy S IV A Sony PlayStation 4 Competitor?
In what universe? Believe it or not, it might very well be a possibility in our own universe, in our time. The Samsung Galaxy SIV has been officially unveiled, and while Samsung’s stock took a tumble after that event, one cannot ignore the impressive power that the latest Galaxy... Read more
Sony PlayStation 4 Social and Remote Features
Sony finally announced that the PlayStation 4 would hit the markets later this year. It has been a while since the third generation gaming console was launched and fans have been waiting for the next one. The wait is not quite over yet as PlayStation 4 would go on... Read more
Dust 514: A New Kind of Strategic Game
Two great games collide as CCP brings forth it’s latest game, Dust 514, and blends it with the player driven, intergalactic MMORPG world of EVE.  This console game is a strategic, first-person shooter, hybrid MMO that will be exclusively for PS3 and Vita. A Gaming Mash-up CCP is innovatively... Read more
PlayStation App to Be Released For iOS
Sony recently announced the launch of the next generation of their PlayStation gaming console, the PlayStation 4. While gaming fans are eagerly awaiting its release, the company also went ahead and explained that people using smartphones and tablets would also be able to play the games available on the... Read more