Atari’s Greatest Hits on Sale

From July 26th to July 29th 2012, Atari’s Greatest Hits are on sale! The 100 game pack will only set you back $3.99 USD or $4.49 AUD this weekend. The 100 game pack is normally priced at $9.99 USD.  The 100 game pack contains classics such as Asteroids, Centipede, Pong, Lunar Lander and Warlords. The separate four packs of games are still priced at $0.99 so this is an incredible not to be mi...

Daley Thompson’s Decathlon 2012 Concept Video

In celebration of the eve of the London 2012 Olympics, Elite Systems has released a concept video of how Daley Thompson’s Decathlon would look updated to modern standards on an iPhone. Originally released in 1984, Daley Thompson’s Decathlon was released on the original ZX Spectrum system. The first portion of the video shows original footage of Daley Thompson’s Decathlon. The sec...

Cybertron falls this Winter

Activision and High Moon Studios are passing the Matrix of Leadership this Winter (Fall for the northern hemisphere)  to Transformers : Fall of Cybertron the  upcoming sequel to the highly successful Transformers : War for Cybertron and from details coming to light about this years Transformers title, it will not disappoint. Scientist, Infiltrator, Destroyer and Titan are confirmed classes for thi...

Games Made Art : Art Made Life

Fast paced, flashing lights, guns blazing or NPC’s chasing you down. Gaming is about action, stimulation and excitement. Imagine then being transfixed by a still image that conveys all of that without moving or flashing. It speaks to you as a gamer because it touches on those iconic figures from your other life behind the keyboard or console. You may have seen art like this on: ABC’s G...

Carmageddon Reboot in the works

After 15 years Stainless Steel Games has regained the Carmageddon IP and unveiled Carmageddon: Reincarnation, a modern take on the brutal racer come pedestrian pancaker of yesteryear.  Not a great deal has been revealed about the game as yet but we do know that the hallmarks of old: action replay and multiplayer are returning with new features for the social media age, for example;  you’ll b...

Wolfenstein 3D Now Available Free Via Browser

This is it, the grandfather of the FPS’ genre has launched on the web browser format. The game that I am talking about here is the legendary classic, Wolfenstein 3D. This is for the 20th Anniversary for the game, and it is indeed a big one. Wolfenstein 3D is about a prisoner of war captured in Nazi Germany and has to escape from the fortress in which he is detained. The gameplay was quite ad...

Leisure Suite Larry returns in all his sleazy glory

Fond memories many gamers will have of this particular title so it will be with bated breath that many wait for the revamp of the sleazy Lounge Suit wearing degenerate we all came to know and love. After being turned down by every major game developer, the games original creator and designer Al Lowe has crowd funded the project through the wonderful Kickstarter. With just 36 hours left, they hit t...

Elite celebrate the ZX Spectrum with some awesome packs

Time to get retro, as Elite systems, a leading UK developer working primarily on mobile and portable media have announced the release of the Apps ( Sinclair ZX Spectrum 100 Greatest Hits) for the weekend of the 20th of April. The release conincides with the 30th Anniversary of one of the most influential and ground breaking computer systems introduced onto the market, the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, whi...

Atari Holding Pong Indie Developer Challenge

Think you know what Pong has been missing all these years?  Then enter Atari’s Pong Indie Developer Challenge and tell them how you would make it even better.  As Nolan Bushnell explains in the video, this challenge is a way of celebrating Pong’s 40th anniversary with a burst of creativity from the game community.  Entrants have until April 15th to submit a design document and even a l...

Metal Gear and Snake infiltrate the Smithsonian Museum

The METAL GEAR franchise has risen to even more elevated heights, as Konami have announced that a portfolio of historical video clips and images from Metal Gear Solid and its sequel Sons of Liberty will be on display in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s exhibition The Art of Video Games opening March 16th to the public to attend. Additionally, art from the fourth instalment in the franch...

Ridge Racer Unbound Soundtrack and New screenshots

Any real fan of racing games will tell you how important the soundtrack can be to set the intense fast paced action and really give atmosphere to the whole experience. Namco Bandai, not wanting to be left out of the mix, have revealed a powerhouse of music with a heavy bass and electronic influence that will feature in their upcoming racer Ridge Racer Unbounded. The soundtrack will be a mix of lic...

Final Fantasy: Spirits Elsewhere

With all the buzz and excitement surrounding Final Fantasy XIII-2 finally dying down a bit, well at least until the next round of downloadable episodes come out,  I feel that now is a good time to vent out some thoughts that have been circulating in my cluster mess of a brain for quite some time now. As I watch this industry evolve right before my very eyes, one thing that has particularly stood o...

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