A history of nintendo’s game boy on its 25th anniversary

A History Of Nintendo’s Game Boy On Its 25th Anniversary

A quarter of a century ago, on the 21st of April in 1989, Nintendo released its first portable console, the Game Boy. Nothing makes twenty-somethings more nostalgic than their brightly colored gaming devices, which fit into pockets better than many modern smartphones. Though the invention of the hand-held gaming console can be attributed not to…

Easter egg ufo hunt: silent hill’s hidden endings

Easter Egg UFO Hunt: Silent Hill’s Hidden Endings

Well, yesterday was Easter: a time to celebrate Jesus and also find some eggs or something.  If this were a religious website, I’d write some stuff about the holiday in detail, but since it’s not, let’s discuss Easter’s most important geeky contribution: the Easter Egg.   Easter eggs in video games have been around since…

Review: goat simulator – being a farm animal has never been so fun

Review: Goat Simulator – Being a Farm Animal has Never Been So Fun

Goat Simulator is more of an interactive joke than a game. It takes place in a tiny rural world that serves as your sandbox, you the player are given control over a deceptively adorable goat that is capable of creating delightful havoc with each and every clop of its hooves. Developer Coffee Stain Studios has…

‘battlefield 4’ and ‘simcity’ show up in ea origin’s spring sale

‘Battlefield 4’ and ‘SimCity’ Show up in EA Origin’s Spring Sale

Been waiting on hand and foot for the inevitable price drop on Battlefield 4 or SimCity? Well, it happened in this weeks “Gigabytes of Deals Sale” at EA Origin. This is essentially their Spring PC Gaming sale, and quite timely as gamers still have full wallets prior to the big Steam Spring sale expected sometime…

Moebius: empire rising is released for pc and mac

Moebius: Empire Rising Is Released for PC and Mac

Phoenix Online Studios’ paranormal mystery adventure has been release on Steam and GoG.com. According to the official website gamers will be able to “Step into the shoes of Malachi Rector, a brilliant antiques dealer and historian whose photographic memory and eye for deduction transforms locations and clues into interactive puzzle pieces and historical patterns. Players…

World’s largest tetris game played on philadelphia skyscrapers

World’s Largest Tetris Game Played on Philadelphia Skyscrapers

Have you ever stood beneath a skyscraper, looked up at the gleaming, imposing height and thought, “Wow, that would make a great video game”? Me neither. But apparently the Philadelphians did, because last weekend the City of Brotherly Love turned into the city of Tetris when two skyscrapers were appropriated for a special celebration of…

Review: mercenary kings – a retro inspired blast!

Review: Mercenary Kings – A Retro Inspired Blast!

With the recent influx of indie developed games, classic 8-bit and 16-bit creations have been making a resurgence. While side scrollers have never gone out of style it’s been a while since I can remember seeing something that closely resembled the Neo-Geo classic, Metal Slug. This is where Mercenary Kings comes in. It’s a fast-paced…

Final fantasy vii and viii on steam for 20% off (update: 60% off! )

Final Fantasy VII and VIII on Steam for 20% Off (Update: 60% Off!)

Update 4/14: The PC Gaming Spring Sales have commenced and the Final Fantasy Steam re-releases are square in the discount bullseye. Green Man Gaming has them slashed instantly 50%, and you can use 20% coupon O3H7FE-D4NFO0-F0LIGK for additional savings at checkout: Final Fantasy VIII is $4.80 (normally $11.99) Final Fantasy VII is $4.80 (normally $11.99)…

‘below’ is coming to pc

‘Below’ is Coming to PC

The PC version of the Xbox One exclusive rogue-like action game, Below, will be coming to Steam. It was initially thought that the game would be an Xbox One exclusive with it being published by Microsoft, but it was clarified that the game would be released  on other platforms after a certain time period on…

Fract reveals release date

FRACT Reveals Release Date

The Indie Fund backed musical adventure, Fract, will be released on April 22nd and made available on GOG, the Humble Store, and from the developer Phosfiend Systems.  It will cost $15 for Mac and PC. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_1LRN1xCKQ] According to the official website  “FRACT is a musical exploration game. You arrive in a forgotten place and explore…

Square enix launches hitman go

Square Enix Launches Hitman Go

Square Enix Montreal were very excited to announce that Hitman Go, a diorama-style, turn based strategy game will be released worldwide on April 17th for tablets and smartphones. The game will be on iOS devices first, followed by the Android version, all priced at $4.99/£2.99 /€4.49. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTTQK2nxlEo] The game will include “68 levels  that…