Friday, 19 Dec 2014

Microsoft recruiting for its new 'Arcadia' initiative

Microsoft recruiting for its new 'Arcadia' initiative

Gaikai, OnLive, Grid and Playstation Now. Guess what they have in common with Arcadia?

Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014

Hearthstone now available for Android tablets (UPDATED)

Hearthstone now available for Android tablets (UPDATED)

Hearthstone's one of the most addicting free games available. It was originally on the PC, then iOS and now finally on Android. But there's a small drawback.

Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014

Sony's PlayStation next to be hacked

Sony's PlayStation next to be hacked

It seems like there's no respite in site for Sony, as their PlayStation network has just become the next to be hacked.

Monday, 8 Dec 2014

The gaming world in mourning: Father of video games, Ralph Baer, passes on

The gaming world in mourning: Father of video games, Ralph Baer, passes on

The passing of a human being is always especially hard, even more so when that person has so much of an impact on our everyday lives. You may not know Ralph Baer, but it's due to him that gaming is around today.

Thursday, 4 Dec 2014

Sony celebrates Playstation's 20th anniversary in style

Sony celebrates Playstation's 20th anniversary in style

It has been 20 years since the first product bearing Playstation brand first launched and Sony's celebrating that by releasing another Playstation branded product. Guess what it is!

Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014

Valve takes on Twitch with new Steam Broadcasting service

Valve takes on Twitch with new Steam Broadcasting service

Video game live streaming is a big business. Just look at Twitch, who were acquired by Amazon for US$970 million earlier this year. Now, Valve is looking to take a piece of the pie, with its new Steam Broadcasting service.

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014

Sony in hot water for misleading PS Vita ads

Sony in hot water for misleading PS Vita ads

Sony's in trouble in the US after the FTC found them guilty of misleading customers with their PS Vita ads. How did affected customers get reparations? Did Sony purposely word the ads to suggest things the Vita couldn't do or was it simply a mistake?

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014

Alienware Alpha makes its debut in US Stores

Alienware Alpha makes its debut in US Stores

With the looming releases of version 1.0 of SteamOS and full fledged Steam Machines next year, ready made PCs that are meant solely for playing games may become the norm one day. But in the meantime, we get pseudo-consoles like the Alienware Alpha.

Monday, 24 Nov 2014

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

If you're into gaming, you'd have probably heard of Atari and its infamous E.T. cart. It was supposed to be so bad that it caused the whole industry to crash in 1983. Ever wondered if the urban legend that said unsold copies of the game were dumped in the desert was true? Wonder no more.

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

Thus far, it has only been mostly western developers who are developing games that'll use Mantle technology. At AMD's Future of Compute event though, that changed. Two giants in the Japanese video games industry have signed on. Who are they? Read on to find out.

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