Gaming

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... »

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... »

Console vs Mobile Gaming Tug o’ War

Console vs Mobile Gaming Tug o’ War

Today, gamers have more options than ever before. Not only do they have more video game consoles to consider; they also have mobile gaming that lets them pass the time no matter where they are. This is great for gamers, but it has raised the question: Which is best? We will discuss this gaming tug o’ war and take a look at what the future might hold for the industry. Mobile Gaming Requires ... »

Top Must-Try Gaming Apps for 2013

Top Must-Try Gaming Apps for 2013

As an avid reader of RefuGeeks, it’s probably quite likely that you’re an avid fan of all things technology ” from wanting to get the low-down on all of the latest updates for your beloved laptop, to testing out the latest apps on your can’t-live-without smartphone or your brand spanking new tablet. If you’re more interested in the latter then you’ll know that t... »

What UK Gaming Crisis? The Online Gaming Market Is Booming!

What UK Gaming Crisis? The Online Gaming Market Is Booming!

With the UK often being touted as having the second biggest market for games, and a nation of game enthusiasts, it’s a little puzzling to continuously hear that the UK game market is in so much trouble – even the most senior trade executives have been left scratching their heads, wondering where it all went so wrong. The answer is most likely down to a culmination of events; the recession last... »

Steam For Linux Is Now Open For Everyone

Steam For Linux Is Now Open For Everyone

Here on RefuGeeks we have not written anything about the exciting news of Steam coming over to Linux (well, more specifically Ubuntu). This has been a deliberate decision as we didn’t want to dangle a carrot in front of our gaming readers only to tell them that the beta was closed to just a lucky few. Well today is a great day for all you Linux gamers because the Steam beta for Ubuntu is now... »

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