James Cameron dismisses VR Projects like Oculus Rift

James Cameron dismisses VR Projects like Oculus Rift

The Initial Dismissal According to the article from The Hollywood Reporter, the infamous James Cameron, veteran film director of Titanic and Avatar, has dismissed the virtual reality (VR) technology like Oculus Rift as a yawn. Though his statement seems negative at first, he basically explains that the current technology level for virtual realities is at its premature stage. As such, he wonders when these projects will mature and be acceptable by a […]

Destructive Ebola aids Download Rates for Video Game

Destructive Ebola aids Download Rates for Video Game

Yesterday, James Vaughan spoke with Polygon about the sudden rise of download rates for Plague Inc.; the pathogen game has been out for about two years, but the mobile and PC game has suddenly experienced a surge of downloads, which is most-likely due to the world’s interest in the deadly disease, Ebola. Though online news and articles are available, Plague Inc. offers a digital simulation about how deadly diseases can spread, be […]

Civilization Beyond Earth Purchase will Include Its Soundtrack

Civilization Beyond Earth Purchase will Include Its Soundtrack

There’s just one more day until the next game in Firaxis’s wildly popular strategy series, Civilization, releases.  Civilization Beyond Earth will be available on October 24th, and Firaxis has been building anticipation for their title since the beginning of October by livestreaming the game on the company’s Twitch.tv channel.  Today, strategists got another reason to look forward to the game. Earlier today, David Hinkle, a Community Manager at Firaxis, announced that […]

Dragon Age Inquisition Trailer – The Hero of Thedas

Dragon Age Inquisition Trailer – The Hero of Thedas

Dragon Age Inquisition has a lot of gamers excited to return to Thedas this year.  The next game in Bioware’s choice-driven fantasy RPG series puts players in the role of the Inquisitor, a character tailored to the player’s preferences, as they travel across the countries of Ferelden and Orlais.  Check out Dragon Age Inquisition’s ‘The Hero of Thedas’ trailer right here: This trailer mainly focuses on the Inquisitor’s exploits as […]

Video Game Releases for the Week of 10/13/2014

Video Game Releases for the Week of 10/13/2014

October is still going strong with 20 games launching this week across all major platforms. This week, you’ll be able to shoot your way through the moon of Pandora in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, explore the madness of The Evil Within, play Minecraft on-the-go, and revisit Hong Kong in HD with Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition. Also, there is a vast array of digital titles such as In Space We Brawl, Nidhogg, […]

Do Gear and Level Actually Matter in Destiny’s Iron Banner?

Do Gear and Level Actually Matter in Destiny’s Iron Banner?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, you are probably aware of the wild success that Bungie’s Destiny has experienced since its release in September.  However, the game’s launch window has not been without hurdles.  There have been three separate places that have allowed players to exploit the game’s loot system, more than a few instances of server issues, and players are still able to glitch into areas […]

Should You Trade In Your Old Video Games?

Should You Trade In Your Old Video Games?

We are all guilty of this. Going out, and buying the newest game on launch day, playing it to death, only to stop playing the game a week later. All of a sudden, the game sits on your shelf only to collect dust for the next several months. A new game comes out, but you don’t want to spend that $60 on a new game. What if I trade in […]

Video games are a “notorious time-waster,” CBS host mocks gamers

Video games are a “notorious time-waster,” CBS host mocks gamers

A couple of days ago on October 5th, 2014, a radio and podcast personality for CBS by the name of Luke Burbank released a video for a CBS Sunday Morning segment. In the aforementioned video, Burbank mocks, insults, and attacks gamers and video games on a variety of levels, initially stating that “video games are a notorious time-waster.” Furthermore, he expresses his disbelief at Amazon’s 1-billion dollar acquisition of immensely […]

Playstation Plus: October 2014 Free Games For North America

Playstation Plus: October 2014 Free Games For North America

Playstation Plus Free Games Features Spelunky And Batman Playstation Plus subscribers can rejoice as October brings in a new lineup of free games. Along with a strong lineup of actual game releases, the October Playstation Plus free game lineup is looking to be a strong one. Before I get into the games set to take the free stage, it’s only right to bid farewell to the games leaving Playstation Plus. Games Leaving […]

Looking Back at Nintendo’s 125 Year Legacy

Looking Back at Nintendo’s 125 Year Legacy

Today, September 23, is Nintendo’s 125th anniversary of existence. Yes, the Japanese video game juggernaut we have all come to love was founded as Nintendo Kopai on September 23, 1889 by Fausajiro Yamauchi in Kyoto, Japan. At the time, the company specialized in production and marketing of Hanafuda playing cards, which translates to “Flower Cards” in English. They are still very popular in Japan to this day. Another interesting thing […]