Challenge your Vocabulary with BuzzWords

Windows 7 users with a penchant for word puzzles are in for a treat, with M80Games releasing a new, addictive, arcade style word game with a twist. You have to find words in any directions for points, with the goal of chaining them together to create a combo for awesome points. Plus, if you go through it quick you can catch the hive on fire with your lightning fingers and wits! You also have to av...

Sonic CD Speeds Into The Holiday Season

New Years Eve is vastly approaching and now you can party like it’s 1993 with Sonic CD. The original Sega game, which saw the return of Dr. Eggman trying to take control of time by stealing the Time Stones from Little Planet will very soon be available across multiple platforms. With your help Sonic can travel through time and to thwart his evil plan. Voted as one of GameRader’s top 100 games of a...

Why Is Videogame Wildlife So Hostile?

For as long as videogames have been around, gamers everywhere have been tasked with the eradication of many evils. Some are invaders from space, while others are soldiers from within our realm. Why is it then that the wildlife in many games are all so very vicious? Maybe it’s because, as gamers, we have been hunting them for so long. Imagine that your own kind were being endlessly prosecuted...

ESRB comes to phone games; but not Droid or iPhone

People play video games on phones other than the Droid and the iPhone. Yes, we know its crazy, but ’tis truth! And those are the games that will now be rated by the ESRB. AT&T Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless have all agreed to use the ESRB rating system for their mobile games. In addition, Microsoft has also signed off on the agreement, thus meaning that al...

Manny Pacquiao takes on the iOS

Karkadann Games have released details on their fighting game based around Filipino star, Manny Pacquaio: Pound for Pound Volume 1. You control Manny as he searches for his lost friend in a long story that leads him into underground fighting pits and who knows where else. You carry out his infamous combination of pummeling punches and martial arts techniques and combos. You do so by interacting wit...

Sonic CD unveils Tails and rushes to tablets with Gamestop

Sonic isn’t one for keeping release dates. After Sonic Generations breaking out a day early yesterday thanks to EB Games Australia, Sega of America have announced that the speedy blue one has ‘outrun his own re-release date’ for Sonic CD. The game isn’t due for release until December, but anyone who buys a tablet from Gamestop (including a Samsung Galaxy, Acer 100 and ASUS ...

Dragons Vs Unicorns reveal some claws and shell

Dragons Vs Unicorns, the intensely cute multiplayer tower defence game that will be the debut release for Digital Harmony Games, has revealed the first minions for the game along with some screenshots. While Dragons and Unicorns duke it out, minions are animals that have been dragged into the war and the only characters that can deal direct damage to towers without special abilities. On the side o...

Will Nokia and Microsoft create a new player?

So here is another culprit with the iPhone 4S, another one bites the dust. As someone who doesn’t really hold any allegiances to either Apple or Android and has owned both, I can’t conclusively say I prefer one or the other. They essentially both do the same things I need, and it is just a phone. I would say for everyday use the iPhone is probably more user friendly, especially with em...

Halo Waypoint app to be updated with ‘Atlas’ feature

It seems that Windows Phone 7 owners may be able to get a bit of an advantage from now on in Halo: Reach. Joystiq reports that during this weekend’s New York Comic Con, 343 Industries revealed that they will be releasing a new update to the Windows Phone 7 version of Halo Waypoint which will provide a new feature which is named ‘Atlas.’ This feature will provide real-time trackin...

Max Payne HD Port Coming to Mobile Devices

The original Max Payne was a ground breaking third-person shooter released in 2001, sporting a stylish presentation and engaging story, making Mr Payne one of the action genre’s first multi-dimensional characters in video game history, as well as helping of popularizing the idea of ‘bullet-time’ along side The Matrix, and along the way gathered both a significant fan base and collectio...

Web – The New Gaming Platform

Over the years, the Indie Game scene have been through more than a few platforms; a lot of which still exist in one form or another today, but most of which are only used by the most hardcore of old school code monkeys. Nowadays, most independent studios use one of a handful of platforms. The most notable of which being Flash; the most widely distributed web-based plugin that enables us all to exp...

Sonic CD announced for re-release on nearly every game platform

Sega has continued to show their support for bringing back old Sonic titles by announcing that they will be releasing, or rather re-releasing Sonic CD on nearly every playable platform that there is available at this moment in time. Sonic CD will be available “late” this year on the PSN, PC, all iOS devices, Android and Windows Phone 7. The only version that the game isn’t being ...

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