Microsoft come Top in StarCraft II League

  Tech giant Microsoft triumphed over other tech companies such as Google, Twitter, Facebook and Zynga in a recent fund-raising StarCraft II competition. The After Hours Gaming League was a 7-week long event organized by Sean Plott, founder of Day[9]TV, a site which broadcast the matches, in order to promote eSports to a mainstream audience.… Continue reading Microsoft come Top in StarCraft II League

The Trials and Tribulations of Saving Games

I recently had a thought. What is the most important part of gaming? Is it the consoles? The games? The graphics? Soundtrack? Story? Obviously, everyone has a different opinion. Without games, there is no gaming. Without consoles, there are no games. Without the games themselves, there’s no soundtrack or graphics. Without the script, there’s nothing… Continue reading The Trials and Tribulations of Saving Games

Roundtable: Microsoft E3 2011

Microsoft opened up the pre-E3 conferences, so it’s only fitting they open our round table discussion. Here, various writers will chip in their thoughts, opinions, and highs & lows of the conferences. Let’s get started.

Gamescom hands-on – Kinect

Right down the south entrance of the Cologne Exhibition Centre, Hall 8 featured many of the big names of the gaming industry. Wasting no time before the masses arrived, I visited the first area that crossed my line of sight, the Microsoft Kinect booth. I should say booths, actually – the company’s area included several… Continue reading Gamescom hands-on – Kinect

Store Taking Ridiculously Overpriced Pre-Orders On Fable III

While I’d like to think that this is a serious error on their website, and that these folks can’t be serious, online retailer CoolShop.co.uk has listed this pre-order for upcoming Xbox 360 and Windows game Fable III for an astonishing £925. That’s a lot of moolah for a single game. I had to make sure… Continue reading Store Taking Ridiculously Overpriced Pre-Orders On Fable III