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Each generation of video game consoles have some trends that emerge. This generation was no exception.
Today, we are going to look at two high-end gaming mice and keyboards: Corsair’s Vengeance K95 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard and M95 Performance MMO and RTS Laser Gaming Mouse.
Being a salesperson can be an incredibly challenging career path. Thankfully, our beloved iOS devices can make things go more smoothly with the help of some very useful applications.
GTA Online should make the decision of whether you want to run out to your local store and buy the game easy.
Facebook is rolling out a new system designed to prevent users from having to type their payment details out on small mobile screens.
This week: SteamOS! The year of Linux gaming is finally here.
Atari 2600 games are generally incredibly simple. However, there are a few games that have stood the test of time. You will need to go into them understanding that these are where video games started, so you should not expect modern gameplay mechanics. As long as you go into them with the right frame of mind, you will have a blast with these incredible Atari 2600 games.
This week: Google knows every WiFi password in the world. Why not share, Google? A Toronto family bans all pre-1986 technology. Did they ban games from before then too? Because Super Mario Bros 3 is going to blow those kid’s minds. James argues the iPhone announcement was more significant than I think, which isn’t saying […]
Battlefield 2 is an old game. Since its release, numerous entries in the Battlefield: Bad Company franchise have hit the scene, as has Battlefield 3. On top of that, Battlefield 4 is almost upon us. However, in spite of all of these newer Battlefield games hitting the market, none reproduce the experience of Battlefield 2. […]
PSN has some true gems, and with the PlayStaion 4′s November 15 release date rapidly approaching, many gamers will putting their PS3s away in favor of the shiny new model. Before that happens, there are some games that absolutely need to be experienced from the service.
When I think of Giant Bomb’s videos, the first that comes to mind is the Quick Looks. In these, the crew sits and plays a section of the game for our enjoyment. Generally, when I watch these, I prefer to watch videos for games I will never play. I don’t want spoilers for games I will play, and these games I won’t play tend to be pretty dumb, which in turn leads to more hilarious videos.
The iPhone is a wonderful device. It’s also a very popular one, which means a nearly limitless amount of third-parties are developing accessories in an attempt to capture some of the money from buyers. There’s a darker side though. Another world of companies who make crazy accessories that seem to have no reason to exist other than to make people scratch their heard and wonder, “who would actually buy this?” If you want to look really dumb the next time you walk down the street, iPhone in hand, then these are accessories for you.
This week: Apple announces a thing that, while better than last year’s thing, isn’t quite as good as the thing people can imagine in their heads. Or, at least, the thing they could imagine with their heads if they had any imagination left at all, but unfortunately they’ve spent all of their down time staring at a thing, mindlessly flicking things into other things to destroy their thing structures. Oh, and reading those 140-character things about other things.
Of course, while he is known for Metal Gear, Kojima has worked on plenty of other games throughout his illustrious career. Although the quantity of games is no where near some of the other greats, the quality is there. As you might expect, these games come with his own special style, and that’s a good thing. If you are a fan of his more popular games, you should definitely check out each of these. They are really well made, and they cover a range of games, far beyond the stealth action he is known for in Metal Gear.
Nintendo released tons of games on the Game Boy, the most popular of which are certainly the Pokemon games. However, the portable console has a massive library, and far too many games were overlooked by players. Today, we are going to take a look at some of those hidden gems. Whether you are a collector, or just a fan of good video games, you need to have at least experienced these games once in your life.