Vídeo do jogo mais impressionante que vi nos últimos anos: Spore. Um universo biológico, onde você pode modificar criaturas e desenvolvê-las ao longo do tempo, chegando até o espaço sideral... Incrível!
Gaming today is a widely recognized part of our cultural landscape. But those of us over thirty are just old enough to remember a time before gaming, before digital entertainment invaded the arcades, our computers and our homes.
ABCNews is reporting that Microsoft has tapped the same team responsible for The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, including director Peter Jackson, to oversee production of the 'Halo' movie.Isso vai ser muito interessante... quem conhece Halo sabe que o forte é o background, a costura da história. E Peter Jackson, bom, se você ainda não viu a trilogia, veja.
Computer programmer Igor Kholodov has created a game that he says can entertain kids while at the same time teach the basics of programming languages like Java. After six years of development, Kholodov has finished making the game, called "c-jump." The board game turns players into skiers, who must race down a mountain in the quickest way possible. With every roll of the die, players must follow instructions that resemble computer program codes.
"Women gamers are very social, very strategic. They like to work together to solve problems", says Charlotte Stuyvenberg, director of global communications for Xbox.
The main source of input is nothing short of unexpected and untraditional. It is essentially a wireless, square remote that works something like a computer mouse would in 3D space. Imagine sticking your hand into a virtual box and having your TV understand how it's moving in there. Now you're getting the idea.
Here's some more Nintendo Revolution controller pr0n for ya, plus a few more details on how the thing actually works: its main features are going to include 3D pointing, via internal sensors that pick up the directionality of the controller. Similarly, it will also be tilt sensitive.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) sold 185,000 PlayStation Portable handheld consoles in the UK this past weekend, smashing the previous three-day record, set by Nintendo's DS in March.
Gamespot is running a feature which talks to designers such as CliffyB and Akira Yamaoka on the subject of what it means to be a game designer
Konami's popular sports game scores a PSP release; will be known in Japan as Winning Eleven 9: Ubiquitous Edition.
The world's most popular game is getting another go on the mobile market. Konami of Europe today announced that its soccer franchise, Pro Evolution Soccer, will make its debut on the PSP this fall.
The Nintendo DS is a completely new portable system that features dual screens, built-in wireless connectivity, and a variety of input options that range from the usual directional pad and button control to a brand-new touch screen and voice-recognition features.
Nintendo has recently revealed that they will be producing a special wireless router to allow users to connect to the Nintendo WiFi Network. The device will allow for gamers who currently do not have a wireless router to use the product in a standard USB slot.
The CIA is conducting a secretive war game, dubbed "Silent Horizon" this week to practice defending against an electronic assault on the same scale as the Sept. 11 terrorism attacks. The three-day exercise, ending Thursday, was meant to test the ability of government and industry to respond to escalating Internet disruptions over many months, according to participants. They spoke on condition of anonymity because the CIA asked them not to disclose details of the sensitive exercise taking place in Charlottesville, Va., about two hours southwest of Washington.
As a game console, the Xbox 360 comes packing a serious amount of appeal for both gamers and developers. From a development standpoint, game creators are being handed the keys to a powerful piece of machinery that challenges them to try to tap its potential.
Fake or not, it's very well done. I won't say more, see and judge it for yourself.
Nintendo sold 87,000 DS consoles in the UK in the two days after the handheld device was launched last Friday, beating the record set by the company's GameCube almost three years ago.