PARADISE FOR ACTION GAMERS

The computer gaming industry is about to get a double-barreled blast of publicity and revenue. Watch for the hype to begin, and be tempted by the extraordinary games that will be released soon – but keep a close eye on the hardware requirements! Doom 3 will be...

DEATH OF THE VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY

Here’s a funny article predicting the death of the video game industry. The author makes some telling points – the technology used for games on computers and consoles has reached a plateau, the original gamers are aging and about to bail out of gaming...

REAL LIFE – THE REVIEW

If you’re a gamer, you might enjoy reading a review of the most accessible and widely accepted massively multiplayer online role-playing game to date – GameSpot’s review of real life. “Real life isn’t above reproach. In one of the...

DOOM III ON XBOX

Microsoft has been losing money on the Xbox, and it hasn’t made much headway against the Playstation for market share. In part the reason has been a lack of high-quality games exclusive to the Xbox. When Doom III is released late this year or next year, it will have a...

TOP TEN DYING GAME GENRES

If you’re a long-time gamer, you might get a nostalgic kick out of an article over at Gamespy listing ten types of PC and video games that are dead or dying. Number one, of course, is the late, lamented graphical adventure game – all those hours spent with King’s...

SAM & MAX HIT THE ROAD AGAIN

LucasArts announced that another game is in the works featuring Sam & Max, “popular madcap dog and rabbity thing.” Here’s the press release. The original game, Sam & Max Hit The Road, was released in 1993 and became a cult classic – one of the signature games...