Avid gamers will spend hours working to unlock certain game achievements. But we raise our hands in salute to the military, who will spend years working to earn these medals and accomplishments. For example, they must master specialized weapons, or withstand the harshest elements (one achievement requires spending two weeks in subzero temperatures in Antarctica!). There … [Read more...] about Military achievement unlocked!
When you 'die' in a video game, you get a chance to restart. Unfortunately the gaming industry itself doesn't have that option. There are many consoles that have tried—and failed—to capture the hearts and the money of the consumers. Some deserve to rot in the junk heap of Bad Ideas. Others were actually great products that didn't get the marketing support, or simply were years … [Read more...] about Game over: video consoles that failed
Many people think that working in the video game industry is one of the coolest jobs in the world. Playing games, developing games or being involved in some aspect in game development doesn't sound like "work" at all. Of course the reputation is unjustified because it is still a job with its own set of responsibilities and duties. For those whose dream is to get into the … [Read more...] about How to Make Money Writing Game Walkthroughs
The internet has made a huge impact on gaming. The obvious development is online gaming, which is a natural progression from local multiplayer. But more than online multiplayer, online game distribution has been one of the great success stories in gaming history. With the advent of online distribution networks like the Playstation Network, games can now be easily purchased … [Read more...] about 5 Best Playstation Network Games
The Xbox 360's Xbox Live is considered by many as the best online experience for any console gamer. It may not be free as Sony's counterpart Playstation Network, but many say that the added premium of a monthly membership shows in how easy it is to navigate through it and how easy it is to go from store to game and back. One of the best ways to experience Xbox Live is by buying … [Read more...] about 5 Best Xbox Live Arcade Games