The Games Future is in Your Palm

On the afternoon of September 15, a Business Day during TGS, the Asia Game Business Summit will be held. What is the Asia Business Games Summit you say? Only in its second year, five top executives of game companies from China, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan hold a discussion panel. The theme this year is: “The Main Battlefield of Digital Entertainment: Users’ Palms!” You know what this means, they...

Assassin’s Creed Revelations Walkthrough Demo

Ubisoft have released a demo walkthrough video at Gamescom, showing off gameplay footage of an older, injured Ezio playing through a memory. The footage shows the classic features from the series in addition to insight into some of the newer ones. We get to see old-man Ezio as he limps through a portion of a mission as he continues to uncover the secrets left behind by the legendary Altair. The vi...

Windows Phone 7 getting major upgrades (Updated!)

When Microsoft announced that its next phone would have Xbox Live compatibility, everyone was excited. Now however, a few months after its releases, they are smoothing the rough edges and making the entire experience much more enjoyable, in addition to announcing that they are adding quite a few new games to the phone soon. First off, Microsoft is adding the ability unlock Avatar Awards on the pho...

Netflix splits plans into 2 – makes you pay more

Predicting a severe increase in price for licensing fees, costs and, apparently, postage, Netflix is splitting its unlimited streaming plan from its unlimited DVD plan. The new plan will go into effect for new users right now and for pre-existing users on September 1st or thereabouts.  Basically, to stream unlimited movies, it will cost $7.99. Unlimited DVD mailing (1 out at time) will cost the sa...

The iControlpad: Physical Controller For Smartphones

The iPod Touch had the right idea. Or at least the right name. It was all about touch. I feel that the more Apple develop, the further they get away from the haptic nature that the technology first utilised ever so well. At least in gaming. Sure, swiping, tilting and whatever else the game might ask you to do is well and good, and I’ve played some really innovative iOS based games that have just b...

What are we playing this week?

Editor-in-Chief: MasterAbbott Another week gone…l haven’t done much gaming, but I was lucky enough to get some hands-on and play a few hours of Driver San Francisco and Call Of Juarez Cartel multiplayer over at Ubisoft offices here in Sydney.  Check out both of our previews here and here.  As always I’ve been playing with my 3DS, I’ve nearly finished Shantae which I recommend anyone that’s got a 3...

Skype purchased by Microsoft; adding Kinect and Xbox Live support

Let it be said that Microsoft is a company with very deep pockets and when it wants something, it will usually end up getting it. Microsoft has announced that they have entered an agreement to purchase Skype for $8.5 billion which is a very high price tag for a service that provides nearly all of its services at no charge to its users. Skype has had various companies looking into buying it over th...

Must have games for Windows Phone 7… coming soon

After an initial outburst of great, licensed games on the new Windows 7 mobile platform, Xbox Live gaming has fallen a bit to the wayside on the smartphone.  It is comforting to hear that Microsoft plans to rectify the situation in the coming weeks.  Check out the trailer below for the hotness soon to be coming your way. Whats that?  Oh, you just want to read what they are going to release.  Ok th...

What are we playing this week?

Here at Capsule Computers, it’s been another busy week for gaming. Check out what games some of our staff are playing, and don’t forget to help out Japan at this link here. Editor-in-chief: MasterAbbott Ok so this week for me has been a little busy. I managed to get an hour or two of Homefront in.  I won’t say much about it myself as I haven’t played enough of it, but check out review ...

Full House Poker Review

    Game: Full House Poker Genre: Card Game Sim/Online card game Publisher/Developer: Microsoft Game Studios/Krome Studios Consoles: Windows Phone 7, Xbox 360 (Reviewed) Release date: March 16, 2011 Poker. The very name conjures up images of famous movie stars, outlaws, and back alley cheats.  A past time of school boys, gentleman, and executives, it is probably one of the most well know...

This Week on Windows Phone 7 (3-9-2011)

I would normally create some Fire related joke at this point, but my lawyer says that it would create a bad public image if I did; so i will just get straight to this week’s Windows Phone 7 release. Burn It All! ($2.99/£2.49) Team up with your cousins in a fiery adventure to get your grandpa Volcano the fresh air he needs to stay blazing. One flame at a time, torch your way through Earth to ...

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