Nick MacLeod

2013 British Academy Game Awards Details

The ninth ever British Academy Game Awards is upon us, with the event taking place tomorrow, March 5th, at the Hilton in London. The best of 2012’s games will be announced at the ceremony, which is to be presented by lifelong gaming fan Dara O Briain. The awards will be handed out by, among others, Jonathan Ross, Russell Kane and Tinchy Strider. The nominations for the awards this year cover 53 di...

Tactical Intervention Release Date Announced

OGPlanet have  announced that the free-to-play shooter Tactical Intervention is going to be launched on March 28th. Minh ‘Gooseman’ Le is the games main developer, and Minh was the co-creator of Counter-Strike, the hugely popular FPS, which he created as a Half Life mod in 1999.  Minh Le left Valve to create his own game – Tactical Intervention, created with South Korean studio FIX Korea. Th...

Video Games May Improve Reading Skills

According to work in a new study, scientists have said that playing action games may actually help to boost reading skills in Dyslexic children. The study was carried out by researchers from the University of Padua in Italy, and was funded by grants from the CARIPARO Foundation and the University. The study found that twelve hours of gaming achieved more than a year of reading development and was ...

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