Diablo 3 Auction House set to use Real Money

Diablo 3 set to come out later this year is going to have its own auction house like eBay of sorts, which is planned to let players use real money to purchase in game items. Blizzard isn’t putting anything up themselves, leaving it as nothing more than an player based auction house similar to how the WoW house is operated. The big thing here is that it’s for real world money, so if I w...

AR! Pirates Review

AR! Pirates Developer: Optricks Media Publisher: Special Move Games Genre: First-person Shooter, Augmented Reality Platform: iPhone(reviewed)/iPad Release: 27/5/11 Price: Free to download, $1.19 to upgrade in game (Buy Here) Overview AR! Pirates pits you against fleets of enemy ships attempting to steal treasure from your island. Utilising Augmented Reality technology for the iPhone, this game tak...

AR! Pirates in App Store 27th May

  AR matey! There be a new game about to set sail in the App store on 27th May. I should explain, AR isn’t just my poor attempt to use pirate slang, it stands for Augmented Reality. Developed by Augmented Reality specialist, Optricks Media, and published by Special Move Games, AR! Pirates is a new and innovative first-person shooter that layers virtual elements over the real world. AR! Pirate...

Real-Life Angry Birds

I found this video in the course of my regular browsing, and it’s such an awesome idea I thought I’d share it. As a promotion for a version of Angry Birds being released onto the Google Chrome app store this week, developer Rovio set up a giant, playable real-life Angry Birds set in a city in Spain. It sounds cooler in theory, and doesn’t quite pan out as well as my unrealistic e...

R.U.S.E DLC now available on Xbox Live Marketplace

R.U.S.E. has received another injection of DLC goodness and it is now available from the Xbox Live Marketplace. The DLC called, ‘The Pack of the Rising Sun’, introduces the Japanese Army with 28 new units and 3 exclusive new operations where you play as the Imperial Japanese Army. The Japanese have cheap production costs, have pack pack flamethrower units to burn enemies out into the o...

Blizzard is going to Require Your Real Name

People who use the Blizzard Forums are not too happy about Blizzards most recent announcement. The update will require players to show their real first and last names. Tagged along with their name will be their username. You can read the full announcement at the very bottom of this post, after some words from me. A lot of people are not too happy about this announcement, but I never really underst...

“Avatar Days” short examines WoW

“Avatar Days” is a new short by digital artist Cormac Kelly and not only does it give an extremely interesting perspective at the relationship between a Wow Player and their game character, but it also has WoW characters walking around in the real world. It is a very interesting watch, both for the narration and the video itself. Take a look.

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