When I booted up Battlefield 3 for the first time, I was very impressed by the level of polish present. Despite its browser-based setup, the interface was incredibly fluid and easy to navigate, and I found myself awestruck at how simple it was to complete basic functions like joining a friend or finding a game.
How Gideon Got His Groove Back – Magic The Gathering and Me
Card games are the most widely understood, if not always the most widely played (though it wouldn’t surprise me), form of tabletop gaming most people will ever encounter. Though there exists a constantly shifting market of different games to play, new indie titles being a regular (albeit short-lived) occurrence, one has always and very probably… Continue reading How Gideon Got His Groove Back – Magic The Gathering and Me
The Trials and Tribulations of Saving Games
The Road to Developing Healthy Eating Habits Eating healthy is something we learn when we are young. We are taught the different food groups and how much we need to eat to be healthy. But now, healthy eating is associated with dieting or losing weight. Why is that? This might be because our society is… Continue reading The Trials and Tribulations of Saving Games
Sequels. Why Did it Have to Be Sequels?
Franchises are a now natural part of the game industry, of this there can certainly be no doubt. No game is released without someone having made the decision that this could be a marketable property with merchandise, possible movie rights and, of course, plenty of sequels, prequels, or re-imaginings.
Is It Time To Abandon Windows XP?
In May of 2007, Microsoft released a shoddy PC port of the critically acclaimed Xbox shooter Halo 2–a game that was almost 3 years old at that time–in support of its then-new Games for Windows branding and online service initiative. Response was lukewarm to say the least
I’m Getting Scared of the 8th Gen
This is reposted from Deans personal blog over at Deanb’s Musings, where I rant & rave about anything and everything. Mostly games and technology. So I’ve ragging on at Microsoft Games for not seemingly having a clue at what they intend to do with Kinect and how they seem to be giving the impression they… Continue reading I’m Getting Scared of the 8th Gen