Tag Archive: Game


Google is getting into game development with Stadia Games and Entertainment

Alongside everything it announced about its new gaming platform Stadia, Google also announced it had created a new first-party studio of the same name that will focus on developing games specifically for the Stadia platform as well as work with external developers to help them integrate the Stadia technology into their games..

“Stadia will be a driving force defining the future of games and entertainment” — Jade Raymond

Actual concrete details about the studio such as its size  [Read More…]

Game On: Google Stadia debuts as cloud-based gaming service

Google today announced Stadia, its cloud-based service which lets people play high-quality games on any virtually any device.

As Google sees things, there are two major markets to tap into in the gaming space. There are those who love to play and there are those who love to watch others play. Stadia is designed with both types of people in mind.

First things first, Stadia is not a console. It’s a service, more or less, that lets people play on  [Read More…]

Stadia: What you need to know about Google’s game streaming service

Google’s vision for the future of gaming has been revealed.

The world of gaming is changing. Google has a new platform called Stadia, and rather than coming to market with another console or PC competitor, Stadia’s a new service that allows you to play your favorite games on all of your devices using powerful streaming technology.

Ready to learn more? Let’s dive in.

The latest Stadia news March 19, 2019 — Stadia is announced at GDC 2019  [Read More…]

Klaxo, the totally not haunted radio, is my new favorite game

Have a seat, listen close, and solve a mystery.

We’re in the middle of a truly delightful resurgence in the art of interactive “radio” storytelling. Podcasts like Welcome to Night Vale and Within the Wires capture the senses every couple of weeks with a new spoken word adventure the likes of which many thought gone forever. Bringing these experiences from the old radio format to the modern digital format is largely trivial at this point, but the  [Read More…]

Holedown review: An out-of-this-world block breaking game

Holedown is part strategy, part embrace-the-chaos, and completely addicting. This brick breaking game turns the genre on its head and takes you to other worlds, literally. Holedown takes you into space to mine several different planetary bodies starting with an asteroid and going all the way up to the sun.

There isn’t a big back story to this puzzle shooter game. Basically, you’re here to chew bubble gum, break blocks, bust cores, and I’m all out of bubble gum.  [Read More…]

Improve your game with these thumb grips for your PS4 controller

It’s no secret that the DualShock 4’s weak point is its analog sticks. The surfaces are slippery and domed, and the grip material isn’t very durable. Some people also find them to be stiff. Thumb grips for your PlayStation 4 controller can help all of that. We’ve highlighted the best options here, from ones designed to give you an edge in first person shooters to entire collections of them that can be used more for matching your style or protecting  [Read More…]

Get a first look at the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game; pre-registration starts today

Wands at the ready all of you aspiring witches and wizards out there. Today, we got a first look at the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game. This new venture into the wizarding world of Harry Potter comes to us from WB Games and Niantic.

If Niantic sounds familiar, there is a good reason for that. Niantic created the ever popular Augmented Reality game Pokemon Go. Which means, of course, the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will have an AR  [Read More…]

Learn to code your own Fortnite or Apex Legends style game for $10

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). Fortnite. Apex Legends.

Battle royale games are all the rage in 2019. Just about anyone who picks up a gaming controller is logging online to play one of these titles. The latest one, Apex Legends, picked up some 25 million players in the first week after launch.

The trend started a few years back and appears to show no signs of slowing. That sound you hear is opportunity knocking.

We know that you’ve had an idea for your  [Read More…]

Step up your Excel game in 2019 with this $40 ‘Bootcamp Bundle’

Let’s say you’re someone who’s been wanting to get some certification to launch a career or to enhance the one you already have. Perhaps you’re an IT graduate who feels as though a little certification could improve your chances for that first big job interview. Maybe you’re looking to polish things up before asking the boss for a raise.

It’s 2019 and that means you don’t have to go back to school and pay thousands of dollars per semester for  [Read More…]

Resident Evil 2 Remake is the best PS4 Pro enhanced game out now

PlayStation 4 Pro enhancements vary from game to game, with some focusing on visuals while others pump energy into their performance. Just because a game looks good, though, doesn’t mean it is good. The games below strike the perfect balance of being top quality games regardless of any enhancements, but their enhancements only make them that much better.

★ Featured favorite Resident Evil 2 Remake

Horror fans owe it to themselves to play the Resident Evil 2 Remake,  [Read More…]