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Can Your Computer Run Diablo 3? Let’s Find Out [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

Can Your Computer Run Diablo 3? Let’s Find Out [MUO Gaming]

Blizzard games are known for their cartoonish, high-color art style. By focusing on character and level design the company can make new 3D titles that are attractive but also relatively easy to run. Gamers sometimes assume their hardware can run a new Blizzard game, like Diablo 3, no matter what. That’s not the case.

08-06-2012
Can Your Computer Run Diablo 3? Let’s Find Out [MUO Gaming]
4 Innovations That Have Made The Video Game World A Better Place [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

4 Innovations That Have Made The Video Game World A Better Place [MUO Gaming]

In the video game industry, success is highly reliant on innovation. This is especially true when it comes to hardware. For games, there are plenty of successful sequels that do nothing new. However, when making a new console or other piece of hardware, if it is to be successful, it needs to bring something new to the table. There have been some incredible innovations in the world of video games over the years.

05-06-2012
4 Innovations That Have Made The Video Game World A Better Place [MUO Gaming]
Have Hours Of Fun With Logic Puzzles Playing The Fantastic Contraption 1 & 2

Gaming

Have Hours Of Fun With Logic Puzzles Playing The Fantastic Contraption 1 & 2

Fantastic Contraption and Fantastic Contraption 2 are games that require some lateral thinking and a little creativity. These aren’t simple, straightforward, shoot-what-you-see-on-screen affairs. But that’s a good thing, especially for those who like to give their gray matter an occasional workout.

31-05-2012
Have Hours Of Fun With Logic Puzzles Playing The Fantastic Contraption 1 & 2
The Top 7 Multiplayer Games You Can Play With Friends On The Same iPad

iPhone and iPad Gaming

The Top 7 Multiplayer Games You Can Play With Friends On The Same iPad

If there’s one thing we’ve established in these monthly iPad games columns, it is that the iPad is an excellent gaming device. You can literally pass away hours just playing games on the iPad, which is quite handy if you need to keep yourself busy during a long flight or some free hours of boredom. But playing games on the iPad needn’t be a lonely experience. There are plenty of iPad games you can play together with family or friends.

29-05-2012
The Top 7 Multiplayer Games You Can Play With Friends On The Same iPad
9 Fun Shooting Games Not Blocked by Most School Firewalls [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

9 Fun Shooting Games Not Blocked by Most School Firewalls [MUO Gaming]

Let’s face it, shooting games are really fun. Kids love them! I wouldn’t say that kids like them so much necessarily because of the violence. I think it’s more about the whole “tag-you’re-it” mentality. From when kids are very small, they start playing tag. Once kids get into playing online games, “tag-you’re-it” turns into “bang-you’re-dead”. Morbid, I know, but still…follow along with my logic here.

23-05-2012
9 Fun Shooting Games Not Blocked by Most School Firewalls [MUO Gaming]
Driving Speed 2 – A Free Racing Game With Amazing Graphics [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

Driving Speed 2 – A Free Racing Game With Amazing Graphics [MUO Gaming]

Picture a racing game with high-quality graphics, eight-player multiplayer, and realistic physics. You’d probably assume that this game costs money – but it’s named Driving Speed 2, and it’s free. This isn’t an arcade-style racing game where cars fly up into the air – it’s got realistic handling. There are lots of great freeware games out there, but free racing games with high-quality graphics are a rare breed.

23-05-2012
Driving Speed 2 – A Free Racing Game With Amazing Graphics [MUO Gaming]
4 PlayStation Vita Games That Might Make You Consider Buying The Console [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

4 PlayStation Vita Games That Might Make You Consider Buying The Console [MUO Gaming]

Recently, the buzz around the MakeUseOf gaming office has been all about the PlayStation Vita. I have just finished a lengthy review on the device, and so far, I could not be happier. While the Vita does all kinds of cool stuff with the integration of a web browser and apps, its primary purpose in life is to be a gaming system, and to be a good gaming system, you need good games.

22-05-2012
4 PlayStation Vita Games That Might Make You Consider Buying The Console [MUO Gaming]
Why I Haven’t Repaired My Xbox 360 and Probably Won’t

Gaming

Why I Haven’t Repaired My Xbox 360 and Probably Won’t

In the corner of my room, collecting dust, sits the component pieces of my Xbox 360. Purchased as a Christmas present for me and my better half in mid-2007, it has been in a state of disrepair since Christmas 2011 when it decided that – for one reason or another – it didn’t want to play anymore. As most of you reading this will know, most Xbox 360s from that era came with certain… “issues”.

18-05-2012
Why I Haven’t Repaired My Xbox 360 and Probably Won’t
Tunngle: The Easy Way To Play Games On a VPN – For Free! [Windows]

Gaming

Tunngle: The Easy Way To Play Games On a VPN – For Free! [Windows]

For a while now, there have been a number of free Internet VPN solutions available or private personal use. I’m rather new to the whole VPN idea, but even I can remember programs like Hamachi, Wippien, Leaf (now discontinued), and Comodo EasyVPN (now called Comodo Unite). As an avid gamer with many gamer friends, I love to play private games on a simulated local area network (LAN).

18-05-2012
Tunngle: The Easy Way To Play Games On a VPN – For Free! [Windows]
Play Dominion With Style Using These Cool Apps [Web/Android/iOS]

Gaming

Play Dominion With Style Using These Cool Apps [Web/Android/iOS]

If you’re a board game geek, you’ve probably heard of the game Dominion and its ever-growing list of expansion packs. That’s because it’s an excellent board game and everyone who plays it feels the need to pass that message on. In short though, it is a deck-building game where each card you pick up determines what you can do each turn.

18-05-2012
Play Dominion With Style Using These Cool Apps [Web/Android/iOS]
5 Games That Make Me Miss The Glory Days Of Sega [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

5 Games That Make Me Miss The Glory Days Of Sega [MUO Gaming]

Sega may have left the console development business, but that does not mean that I have forgotten the days when I would pick up my giant spaceship controller on my Dreamcast, or spring around with Sonic on Genesis. For you see, I was a Sega backer. In the great race between Nintendo and Sega, I backed the wrong horse. I threw down my money on Sega to win, and well, we all know how that turned out.

15-05-2012
5 Games That Make Me Miss The Glory Days Of Sega [MUO Gaming]
Improve Your Knowledge Of Google Maps With A Fun Game Called Google Cube

Internet Gaming

Improve Your Knowledge Of Google Maps With A Fun Game Called Google Cube

When was the last time you remembered how easy it is now is to find the best way to get from A to B thanks to Google Maps? As someone who grew up in a time before the Web became the mainstream behemoth it is today, I try and remind myself often how banal tasks have been made much easier. This means I don’t mind when Google releases a commercial for Google Maps but dresses it up as a fun little game.

09-05-2012
Improve Your Knowledge Of Google Maps With A Fun Game Called Google Cube
4 Things That Drive Me Crazy About Online Gaming [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

4 Things That Drive Me Crazy About Online Gaming [MUO Gaming]

I love playing games online. I am a very competitive person, and playing multiplayer scratches some of that competitive itch for me. However, sometimes I just cannot deal with all the annoying stuff that happens online and I have to take my console, disconnect it from the Internet and sit down and enjoy a nice little single player action. There are a million annoying things when it comes to online gaming.

08-05-2012
4 Things That Drive Me Crazy About Online Gaming [MUO Gaming]
6 Amazing Minecraft Creations That Will Blow Your Mind

Gaming

6 Amazing Minecraft Creations That Will Blow Your Mind

Alright. Maybe “blow your mind” is too extreme of an idiom for something as simple and not-so-mind-blowy as Minecraft. However, some Minecraft creations truly are jaw-droppingly awesome. In fact, there are quite a few Minecraft-related creations that have gone viral due to their appeal. Here are some of the best Minecraft creations to grace the Internet.

08-05-2012
6 Amazing Minecraft Creations That Will Blow Your Mind
Buy, Trade & Giveaway Steam Games With This Awesome Network Of Sites

Gaming

Buy, Trade & Giveaway Steam Games With This Awesome Network Of Sites

Steam! You either love it for being one of the largest and most successful gaming communities online, or you absolutely hate it because you’re completely against all that hoopla over digital rights. With that in mind, allow me to introduce you to a network of three websites that will make your Steam experience even steamier.

08-05-2012
Buy, Trade & Giveaway Steam Games With This Awesome Network Of Sites
5 Reasons Why You Need To Buy Trials Evolution [Xbox 360]

Gaming

5 Reasons Why You Need To Buy Trials Evolution [Xbox 360]

Trials Evolution is the sequel to 2009’s critically acclaimed 2D physics racer, Trials HD. Of course, veteran gamers will recognise the lean-and-land gameplay from games of yore, including the original title in the Trials series that popped up online in 2000. The game is available exclusively to Xbox 360 owners via Xbox Live and rarely does a non-retail game steal so much of my time and attention.

04-05-2012
5 Reasons Why You Need To Buy Trials Evolution [Xbox 360]
Emulating & Playing Classic NES Games On Your Computer With Nestopia

Gaming

Emulating & Playing Classic NES Games On Your Computer With Nestopia

Oh, the NES. As an ’89 baby, there wasn’t a larger part of my childhood than this gaming console. Before school, after school, and on weekends you would find me attached to this thing. With Crystalis, Metroid, Metal Gear, Final Fantasy, Mega Man 1-6, Castlevania, Dragon Warrior, River City Ransom, Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!, Contra, The Legend of Zelda, and the entire Mario Bros. series, what is there not to love?

04-05-2012
Emulating & Playing Classic NES Games On Your Computer With Nestopia
3 Things About The Video Game Industry That Piss Me Off [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

3 Things About The Video Game Industry That Piss Me Off [MUO Gaming]

For the most part, video games are fantastic. I spend a good part of my free time sitting in front of my computer monitor or TV wrapped up in a video game. The fact is, video games are fun, engaging and downright addictive. There are games out there for everyone.That being said, there are plenty of things that happen in the video game world that make me angry.

01-05-2012
3 Things About The Video Game Industry That Piss Me Off [MUO Gaming]
5 Reasons Why Guild Wars 2 Will Be A Revolutionary MMORPG [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

5 Reasons Why Guild Wars 2 Will Be A Revolutionary MMORPG [MUO Gaming]

Ever since World of Warcraft’s debut in 2004, pretty much every succeeding MMORPG has been compared to it. WoW has become the gold standard in the world of MMORPGs, and those MMORPGs that are supposed to be revolutionary are dubbed as “WoW killers.” Here are 5 reasons why Guild Wars 2 truly will change the genre on a fundamental level.

27-04-2012
5 Reasons Why Guild Wars 2 Will Be A Revolutionary MMORPG [MUO Gaming]
iPad Games Galore: Kick Up The 80’s & 90’s With These 5 Retro Games

iPhone and iPad Gaming

iPad Games Galore: Kick Up The 80’s & 90’s With These 5 Retro Games

Everyone loves retro. Whether you actually grew up in the 80’s or laid eyes on Pac-Man for the first time on a Windows PC, we can’t help but love these games. Recently, I discovered there is a whole drove of retro game available for the iPad, and not only that, they tend to be quite expensive. It’s hard to find a full version of a true retro game for less than $4.99, and many of them can go up to $9.99.

27-04-2012
iPad Games Galore: Kick Up The 80’s & 90’s With These 5 Retro Games
3 Games With Unexpected Great Multiplayer Capabilities [MUO Gaming]

Gaming

3 Games With Unexpected Great Multiplayer Capabilities [MUO Gaming]

Some games seem destined for a life of solitude. Their design seems inherently singular, and we go through life with a general acceptance of this fact. These work as single player games, and we are comfortable playing them as such. However, what if a developer decides that they are not content to have just a single player experience? Gamers would be in uproar about how the game does not need multiplayer capabilities.

24-04-2012
3 Games With Unexpected Great Multiplayer Capabilities [MUO Gaming]