Games

SteamOS Is Coming!

SteamOS Is Coming!

Yes, you heard me right people, the gaming giant Steam is bringing out their very own operating system – SteamOS, which will be totally free, and based on Linux. Now if this isn’t awesome news, then I don’t know what is! What Is SteamOS? SteamOS is basically an official Linux distribution that is being produced in-house by the Steam developers. The whole OS has a focus on gaming... »

Miniclip 8 Ball Pool – The Best Pool Game For Android

Miniclip 8 Ball Pool – The Best Pool Game For Android

A while back I wrote about World Championship Snooker for Android. It’s a great game for any snooker fan, but it’s a little too realistic and it isn’t free. So what if you want a fun, quick to pick up pool game that’s also free? Well, enter Miniclip’s 8 Ball Pool. I’ve been meaning to write about this app for quite some time as it is a really simple, yet brillia... »

Humble Origin Bundle Released And It’s Epic!

Humble Origin Bundle Released And It’s Epic!

Yesterday marked the release of the latest Humble Origin Bundle, but this time there is a difference, and the difference is epic! You see, the guys at Humble have teamed up with EA’s Origin and Steam to bring some astounding titles in the latest bundle. Not only that but 100% of the money raised will be going to charity. What’s in the Humble Origin Bundle? In this bundle there are curr... »

Top 5 Online Games in 2013

Top 5 Online Games in 2013

Online games aren’t just for those with a PC – you can now play online with your friends from your games console, mobile phone, tablet or laptop. As the world of online gaming has grown, so have to choices of what to play. Whether you are a fan of RPGs (that’s Role Playing Games to those not in the know), first-person shooters or puzzle quests, chances are you can find the perfect online... »

Real life tomb raiders – do they exist?

Real life tomb raiders – do they exist?

  The adventurer archaeologist is a well known fictional trope, whether used in video games, film, TV or novels. Indiana Jones and Lara Croft are just two of the tomb raiders who have given an audience of millions thrills as they battle an evil adversary to righteously, er, well, usually steal something that manifestly doesn’t belong to them. When you think about it, it’s kind of st... »

Social Gaming and Music: The New Frontier

Social Gaming and Music: The New Frontier

The music industry has been hurting in recent years, and there is a lot of debate over the reasons. One of the biggest answers is that people are doing other things during the time they would normally listen to music. For instance, people are playing smartphone games while they’re on the bus and surfing the internet on tablets instead of listening to music. However, combining social gaming a... »

Duke Nukem 3D Megatron Edition Coming To Linux

Duke Nukem 3D Megatron Edition Coming To Linux

Classic FPS (First Person Shooter) Duke Nukem is set to come to Linux via Steam in the very near future. Anyone who is a fan of FPS games, like myself will be familiar with the awesome Duke Nukem series of games. In particular, the version that is being released is Duke Nukem 3D Megatron Edition. Which includes the basic Duke Nukem 3D game and three expansion packs – Duke Caribbean: Life̵... »

25% UK Games Tax Relief Delayed

25% UK Games Tax Relief Delayed

The UK game industry was set to enjoy tax breaks next month, which would offer 25% corporate tax relief to video game companies producing UK-based products. However, the tax break has been delayed until approval from the European Commission has been confirmed. “We are confident of the government’s commitment to implementing the tax breaks as soon as possible,” said Jo Twist, the CEO of UK In... »

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