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"...developers dropped the 'Thunderball' in making a proper game for James Bond." - Warp Pipe
This past weekend was the beginning of a celebration looking back on half a century of all things shaken, not stirred. While those portraying Agent 007 have varied throughout 23 feature films, almost as many video games have attempted to place gamers in the shoes of England's most...Read more »
If you’re shopping for a high-priced tech gadget this holiday season, your loved one would probably prefer a new tablet to a laptop, according to a PriceGrabber.com survey released Nov. 8, 2012. The online price comparison service found that 59 percent of the 1,475 online U.S. shoppers it polled late last month would prefer a tablet to a laptop.
So is this the beginning of the end for the...Read more »
"...a terrific port that keeps the retro flame burning bright." - Warp Pipe
In the 1980s, arcade cabinets stood proudly side-by-side in dark rooms, collectively chirping out digital soundtracks and static noise like a bird's nest of newborns calling for their first meal of the day. On their menu was our quarters, and at arcades across the country those coins were spent as pockets...Read more »
"With an epic story line, nonstop action and a soundtrack to match, this isn’t a game... It’s a full-on experience"
- Warp Pipe
There are few game releases in this world that rival those of Halo. Every rendition of this story has spawned an amazing game to experience. This fourth edition follows suit and does not disappoint.
There are some benchmarks...Read more »
Superstorm Sandy and the 2012 Presidential Election could also prove to be monumental nights for social media giants Instagram and Twitter.
For Twitter, the Nov. 6 Election was a remarkable display of stability. It managed more than 300,000 tweets per minute during the night without the dreaded “Fail Whale” that signifies Twitter is down, a company director noted (on Twitter, of course). Granted,...Read more »
"...celebrate thirty years of He-Man with your family and friends in the palm of your hands or raise it high above so that everyone knows you are gaming with 'POWER!' " - Warp Pipe
Warp Pipe's App of the Week honors goes to 'He-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe'. It's been thirty years since Prince Adam, son of King Randor and Queen Marlena,...Read more »
"It seemed to me that the most unfinished thing in the world is a child whose parents will never have a chance to finish raising them. So that’s where the back story for the player came from." - Giant Sparrow's Ian Dallas on 'The Unfinished Swan'
It's easy to think that a video game's successes are driven from stunning graphics and heavily campaigned commercials...Read more »
Crossword puzzles may very well be the godfather of passing-the-time activities. Whether it was a long business flight or that last few pages of a TV Guide, we are all victims to its black and white boxes of splendor. Nintendo brings that same classic brain scratcher to the 3DS with 'Crosswords Plus'.
No trees were harmed in the making of this game thanks to its simple design and touch-screen...Read more »
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) and Twitch, the world's largest video platform and community for gamers, announced today a partnership that will allow for a first-of-its-kind experience that is sure to expand. The two have teamed up to allow gamers to stream their gaming sessions from the free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter (MMOFPS) PlanetSide 2 with just a click of...Read more »
With today’s arrival of Boxee TV, television fanatics were served the best alternative yet to paying $50 or more each month for their cable subscription. The $99 device, available now from Walmart and www.boxee.tv, plugs directly into TVs and – unlike Apple TV or Roku -- connects to high-definition network television and allows you to record that programming on an unlimited basis for just $10 per...Read more »