Posts Tagged ‘gaming’

Seven Navy SEALs disciplined for releasing classified information during making of Medal of Honor game

// November 12th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming News

Seven Navy SEALs have been charged with orders violation, misuse of command gear, dereliction of duty, and disclosure of classified material for acting as paid consultants on the EA video game Medal of Honor: Warfighter. According to CBS News, the SEALs are all active members of the notorious Team Six. The Navy also suspended half […]

Wii U coming soon to a living room near you

// September 20th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

The Wii U, Nintendo’s next generation game console, will appear in the United States on 11/18/12 and on 11/30/12 in Europe. It has been six years since Nintendo has introduced a new Wii console. The Wii U will come in two configurations: a $300 “Basic Set” and a $350 “Deluxe Edition” which includes all the […]

Stan Lee introduces new mobile video game: Verticus

// September 18th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

Stan Lee, creator of most of Marvel’s biggest characters, has teamed up with Moonshark to create a new mobile game called Verticus. Stan Lee helped with creation of the Verticus characters and plot and Dallas-based Controlled Chaos Studios developed the game software. The game will launch in Fall 2012.

Pirated video games reward players with hilarious Easter eggs

// September 9th, 2012 // No Comments » // Technology

Leave it to the geeks to use a little humor when detecting that a video game has been pirated. In the examples below, the game designers decided to have a little fun with the player instead.

3,000 Guild Wars 2 Players Banned

// September 4th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

Over 3,000 Guild Wars 2 players were banned this weekend in a wide swinging lesson to players.  The players were caught exploiting a bug in the system which allowed them to purchase a valuable karma weapon from a vendor at an unusually low price.  The players were then selling the weapons to other players at […]

Donkey Kong video arcade game

// September 4th, 2012 // No Comments » // Old School

Donkey Kong was released by Nintendo in 1981. In the game, Jumpman (renamed Mario soon later) must rescue a damsel in distress, Lady (now named Pauline) from a giant ape named Donkey Kong. The hero and ape later became two of Nintendo’s most popular characters.

Galaxian video arcade game

// September 4th, 2012 // No Comments » // Old School

Galaxian was developed by Namco in 1979 and was released in the United States in 1980. It was designed to be an improved version of the popular Space Invaders game and went on to become one of the most popular games during the golden age of arcade video games.

Dig Dug video arcade game

// September 4th, 2012 // No Comments » // Old School

Dig Dug was a arcade video game produced by Namco in 1982. The objective of Dig Dug is to eliminate underground-dwelling monsters by inflating them until they pop, or by dropping rocks on them.

Phoenix video arcade game

// September 4th, 2012 // No Comments » // Old School

Phoenix was a arcade video game developed by Amstar Electronics in 1980.  It featured the typical (for the day) top-down fixed shooter similar to Space Invaders.  It, along with Galaxian, was one of the first color games and was noted as being the first video game to feature a “boss” character presented in a separate game challenge. […]

Defender video arcade game

// September 4th, 2012 // No Comments » // Old School

Williams Defender came out in 1980 with over 60,000 game cabinets made When it came out people thought that it was no possible to pass 70k, later folks would be turning the game over and experiencing the “no die” mode.

40 Xbox games to launch with Windows 8

// September 3rd, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

You can rest assured that Microsoft is beginning to consolidate its Windows family into a common line, and that common line includes their Xbox gaming console.  Microsoft has announced that 40 games will launch with Windows 8 next month. On October 26, games like Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Fruit Ninja, Angry Birds, Dragon’s Lair, Kinectimals […]