Here you can find a complete guide to all kinds of simulation games, from business simulation to city builders and airplanes. From scheming to strategy, from the polished to the fun and quick, there is something for everyone here, including game reviews from our enthusiastic player-writers.
Violence has long been a controversial subject among gamers and non-gamers alike. What is acceptable, what’s not, and what are the consequences? In this quiz, we’ll test your knowledge of gaming’s association with real world violence.
There has been plenty of talk about the idea that single player games are finished. Some people in the industry have predicted they will be gone within a few years. In reality this is nonsense and I’ll explain why.
If you believe the more reactionary elements of the media then you’ll know that video games are responsible for all sorts of violent behavior and several high profile murders. Why do these so-called journalists ignore other factors? Why are video games such an easy target?
Windows 8 is well in to its development. There’s been a lot of talk about the user interface and optimization for touch input, but little about gaming. Is there anything exciting on the way for gamers?
The massively multi-player online game is a genre that’s expanded from nothing to become among the most profitable and popular. Do you think you know all there is to know about these games? Test your geek cred here.
Closet-dramas unfold as covens of console consumers collide with the smug contrariety of PC cliquism, culminating in comical counterblows. Context capsizes as crews compete over the click-clack of keyboards, without contemperation.
Some of the most unusual online games on the Internet have an ingenious plot. While Pandemic II and Karoshi Suicide Salaryman are top games that fit the bill, there are plenty of other games that not only have a bizarre concept, but are also quite unique gameplay-wise.
Wondering exactly how much of the game world you can see with a free account in DDO, LOTRO, CoH, CO, or AoC? Our guide has a quick rundown on the various account types for each game and the restrictions each type carries.
Strategic Simulations Incorporated, SSI, was one of the most prolific publishers of strategy titles in both the real-time and turn-based subgenres during the 1990’s and early 2000’s. Unfortunately changes in the genre’s demand during this time undermined SSI’s profitability, and it closed down.
The humble beginnings of video games offered us a less-than-palatable aural experience, mere strident tones in elementary sequences confined to 8-bit worlds. Then came phonic landscapes and canvases rivalling the best of Hollywood’s sound sculptors. Here’s a look at how it all evolved.
Don’t spam the results of every fight to my chat log; I’m not paying attention to those numbers regardless of whether I’m tanking, healing or playing my ‘Lock. I hate the DPS meters in MMO games and I’m happy to explain exactly why.
Take a look at the real bad boys from the past gaming era, where blood, gore and senseless violence reign and the frenzied stick it to the man. Over excessive, obdurate oppression of opposition in Bright hub’s guide to AO violent titles.
Videogames are constantly advertising themselves as non-linear experiences littered with moral dilemmas and difficult choices for the players. Unfortunately, they rarely deliver on those promises. Why is it so difficult for morality systems to be implemented well, and what can games do better?
Novel nullity becomes nicety then nefarious phenomenon object of controversy; video games become vulgar, vile and too violent as vociferous hordes are quick to vilify. Imminent regulation of such impious things is imperative. How did it begin? History, musings and thoughts on video game regulation.