Microsoft to use major IP for casual gaming?

Microsoft to use major IP for casual gaming?

In Microsoft’s case, this glimpse appears to lead us into the realm of online casual gaming.  Have you ever wondered what browser-based oddities like ‘FableVille‘ or ‘Halo Heroes‘ might look like?  Perhaps your imaginings aren’t as far-fetched as you thought (or hoped).  Today a curious little ad for a Senior Software Development Engineer has appeared on Microsoft’s recruitment pages for the Redmond area, asking for: “…a strong Software Development Engineer […]

Google Making A Modular Smartphone

Google Making A Modular Smartphone

Google is currently working on a modular smartphone, or, in other words, a smartphone that is made up of removable, changeable pieces. The project, codenamed Project Ara, seeks to allow users to have more control over their phone’s hardware. The smartphone will come as a mere skeleton. Users will then have to choose what they want to add to the phone. Of course, necessary things like the display and processor […]

Razer Giveaway Includes Custom 14″ Blade Signed By Gearbox Staff

Razer Giveaway Includes Custom 14″ Blade Signed By Gearbox Staff

To the dismay of some fans, Gearbox denounced the idea that they were currently working on a Borderlands 3. However, between an obvious leak and an official PAX East announcement, veterans of Pandora have another game to look forward to, with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. Developed by 2K Australia, the next (er, previous?) chapter of the Borderlands saga takes fans to the Moon, as they’ll be taking part in Handsome Jack’s […]

Microsoft:  “Empowering a new generation of game developers is crucial”

Microsoft: “Empowering a new generation of game developers is crucial”

In a statement of support for the recent decision to include computing in the UK national curriculum, Microsoft UK has made a video blog highlighting the importance of teaching children how to code. “We have already in the UK real talent in this area,” states Hugh Milward, of Microsoft UK, “We need to make sure that we continue to invest and to nurture both the talent and the conditions for […]

Tetris hits 425 million sales on mobile platforms

Tetris hits 425 million sales on mobile platforms

You may remember playing Tetris on the Elektronica 60 back in 1984, no? Who am I kidding, most of us first played the massively addictive puzzler on the Game Boy during the late 80s and early 90s. Whilst the title found huge popularity on Nintendo’s handheld, Henk Rogers, co-founder of The Tetris Company, has revealed mobile platforms are to thank for the game’s ultimate success. Speaking with Venture Beat, Rogers initially […]

Microsoft Security Essentials Download for PC: Is it Free for a Reason?

Microsoft Security Essentials Download for PC: Is it Free for a Reason?

Looking to buff up your laptop or personal desktop, perhaps your devices just need that extra wall of protection due to all the web browsing that you’ve done as of late? Then there’s a good chance that Microsoft Security Essentials Download might be your go-to for all those aimless pit stops. Rather than downloading McAfee’s multiple files, all of Microsoft’s tools are bundled in one convenient download on their official website that’ll […]

Adobe Flash Player 13 Download for Android Smartphones and Tablets

Adobe Flash Player 13 Download for Android Smartphones and Tablets

Looking to enhance your experience as you’re browsing the internet without feeling like giant holes are cut out of it due to the lack of Flash support? Then look no further, we’re here to help get your Android phone or tablet device rearing to go. However, before we get started there are a few concerns we’re going to address in preparing for the initial download. At the moment, Google Play […]

‘Pax Central’ Possibly In The Works

‘Pax Central’ Possibly In The Works

Recently, Penny Arcade’s Business Manager Robert Khoo tweeted a photo of a Penny Arcade office.  In the photo, there is an office wall with four clocks hanging on it.  Next to three of the clocks hang logos for each of the Pax locations that are currently in circulation.  Those locations are PAX East in Boston, PAX Prime in Seattle, and PAX Aus in Melbourne, Australia.  Each of these Pax locations […]

Nokia Lumia 630/635 vs Lumia 525: Price & Specification Comparison

Nokia Lumia 630/635 vs Lumia 525: Price & Specification Comparison

With the next installment of the Lumia series coming in early May; the Nokia Lumia 525 released in January will be setting itself up for some stiff competition. Overall we’ll be debating if the upgrade is worth the price, and hoping to answer the initial question: is the gathered interest following the Nokia Lumia 630/635’s impending release later this year worth placing in the time and effort? Design & Specifications […]

Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo vs Galaxy Grand 2: Price & Specification Comparison

Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo vs Galaxy Grand 2: Price & Specification Comparison

Since the release of both the Galaxy Grand Neo and the Galaxy Grand 2, the distinct competition between the dual phones has ultimately proven to be rather spontaneous. Both phones were released in one month of each other, thus the Galaxy Grand Neo benefited on its coming to market a little later in February of 2014. But which is worth your time, and suitable for its price? We’ll aim to […]