- The Evolution of Nintendo
From Pokemon to the Nintendo DS, Nintendo has made an incredible journey. Infendo has put together the evolution of the company’s consoles and handhelds. What was your favorite Nintendo product?
- What Makes Someone a “Gamer”?
When does someone get to be called a gamer? That VideoGame Blog believes that anybody can play when they want to, without being a gamer…
- Digital Out of Home Entertainment
What will the new arcade hold? Lionhead Studios: “Any new medium such as films, or videogames was at some point perceived as an attention-grabbing technological gimmick, however all media have the potential to provide intrinsically-motivating experiences, and this is a source of real business value. The film industry was built on this truth. We believe [...]
- Women Choose the Games
Female game players are more important then ever before: In 2002, men made up nearly three-fourths, or 72%, of video game players. That’s nearly leveled out a decade later to a 53%-47% split of male and female console and PC gamers, according to the Entertainment Software Association.
- Mining Asteroids
“Mining the plentiful resources of the moon and near-Earth asteroids could alter the course of human history, adding trillions of dollars to the world economy and spurring our species’ spread out into the solar system, a new breed of space enterpreneur says.” How can gamers take part like they do with the World of Warcraft [...]
- Reading with Games
“Playing a game is more sociable than watching a film. Watching a film may as well be done separately as together.” Author, Lucy Prebble, argues that the stereotype of games is false, and that they actually induce far more creativity then that of reading.
- Paradox CEO Calls DRM a ‘Waste of Money’
“No one should have to purchase a product that they’re unable to install because of the DRM. There might be other reasons, like the compatibility isn’t correct, or whatever. But people who purchase a game should have just as easy a time as those who pirate the game, otherwise it’s a negative incentive to buy [...]
- Will Wright’s Hive Mind
Bringing situational awareness into a new “game of life,” Wright, creator of the Sim series, is working on Hive Mind, a new alternate reality game (ARG).
- Indian Industry
Tier I and Tier II cities are giving rise to a projected 32% rate of growth in the gaming industry in India, its current market share is about .6%. Demand for electronic coin-operated amusement machines and arcade-type machines to be the highest in Maharashtra, followed by Uttar Pradesh. Console gaming has grown due to rise [...]
- Doom 3 Source Code Released
The Doom 3 Source Code is up right now at github. Follow the jump, clone it, fork it, and if you feel bold enough, request a pull.