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PC Gaming: It is more about OPTIONS than graphics.

2d ago ... I see it time and time again on this site and I do not know why it drives people to spread utter misinformation and bull about another platform. I see the same comment made over and over, "you need a 1K PC to run games that look good".......NOT even close! You can find many affordable builds that will get you in to PC gaming for example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embe...

My top 10 Games in a franchise last gen.

17d ago ... Choosing a top 10 on such a topic was really hard because some of those franchises had a sequel or a prequel that is just as good . So let begin with ... 10-Mass Effect (Ps3,360,Pc) While alot of people will say Mass effect 2 was the best in the series , for me this was the best , the level mechanics , getting exp from enemies rather than finishing a part then get a bunch of exp , it just w...

The Master Race - Who Really Wins

18d ago ... My first blog on N4G will be my way of breaking down this on going argument between console gamers, otherwise referred to as peasants, and the PC gamers, the self proclaimed master race. Its worth noting however, that both of these terms are created by PC gamers themselves, if only by the minority, as PC has such a great community in all genres I wouldn't dare tarnish just how great it is. Also...

My top 10 hidden gems last gen

22d ago ... The Last gen had alot of amazing games but unfortunately alot of these games went under the rubble or played by a small amount of gamers which is a shame because alot of those games were actually better than alot of AAA games . 10-Deadly Premonition (Ps3,360,pc) This game was really bad in almost everything , you will hate everything about it and regret ever buying it , until you get deep e...

Game of the Year

23d ago ... In terms of Game of the Year, the last generation started off pretty predictably. The large AAA games were the ones to take the centre stage. Games like Mass Effect, Bioshock, Oblivion and GTA 4 were the names thrown around in most of the conversations and most of those conversations were centered on a handful of games. However, as things progressed, we began to see smaller titles like Braid an...

My Top 10 JRPGs

25d ago ... Probably my favorite gaming genre is JRPG, which probably has one of the hardest games, one of the most in-depth, best soundtracks and of course visually great (During their golden era atleast). Genre is very different from western type of RPG games such as Witcher, Fallout and Dungeon Siege Series. With the rise of Online gaming, we have morphed into MMORPG genre quite much, with this i thi...

The Endless Debate

26d ago ... Every time a small piece of information regarding technical specifications of a future multi platform title surfaces, fan boys spring out of the wood work for a chance to analyse this new data and find new ways to bash, rage, praise, hate, love their platform of choice and or its direct competitor depending on the sentiment. Let's take a look at the biggest highs and lows of each platform an...

3 Platform Future: Sony + Conlusion

29d ago ... Sony has made all the right moves with the PlayStation 4 thus far, and the PlayStation brand is the strongest of the big 3 when considering all time console sales. There’s little for me to comment on regarding Sony’s future in the gaming industry. Their $380 million dollar purchase of Gaikai, and upcoming features such as SharePlay on PS4 shows their future in the gaming industry is in the...

New Indie Projects to Check Out

35d ago ... Hello, everyone! It's been a good while since I wrote up something here. I have been sick for awhile and haven't had the opportunity to really focus on writing. For those of you I have messaged about doing an upcoming blog on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, I can assure you that I will get to that this month. You're help and opinions are very much appreciated. I also have been told about some t...

EA Access: A Perfect Move

48d ago ... This. Is. Brilliant. Completely and utterly B-R-I-L-L-I-A-N-T. So in a move similar to Games For Gold for Xbox systems or PS Plus for Playstation platforms, or more accurately Playstaion Now, Electronic Arts have announced EA Access: a service which will not only allow paid subscribers to play a number of older EA licensed games, but promises to give early access to upcoming triple-A product...

The Diabolical Whimsy of Q-Games: An Interview with Dylan Cuthbert

48d ago ... [i]Dylan Cuthbert, Q-Games founder, answers our questions about soup, do-overs, and drops teasers for their next game like mad.[/i] [b]Cat:[/b] What are your core development values? [b]Dylan:[/b] Our core values are fun and technology. We want to push boundaries in both areas and that drives everything we do. [b]Cat:[/b] Which of your games do you identify with most? [b]Dylan:[/b...

At a Glance: Tom Francis & Heat Signature

49d ago ... [b]Tom Francis[/b] designed Gunpoint, a game about reiring things and punching people, and another called Floating point about swinging around on a rope (it’s free!). He’s currently working on Heat Signature which is about sneaking aboard randomly generated spaceships. http://www.pentadact.com/ [b]Heat Signature[/b] is a space stealth game that has the player sneaking aboard randomly genera...

Interview with Tom Francis

49d ago ... [i]Tom Francis talks about action vs. stealth in his upcoming title [/i]Heat Signature[i], its influences, and we pick his brain on upcoming projects.[/i] [b]Herobyclicking:[/b] Heat Signature is a stealth game that places you aboard a ship that can board other ships searching for one ship in endless, infinite space. What is it about stealth that motivated your design? [b]Tom:[/b] It's a...

At a Glance: Image and Form

54d ago ... [b]Image & Form[/b] is a video game development studio made up of more than a dozen brilliant, childishly creative and mostly overaged people in Gothenburg, Sweden. They haven’t a clue what they’re going to be when they grow up, but they’ve been at this game development thing since 1997, and are more productive than ever. http://imageform.se/ [b]SteamWorld Dig[/b] is a platform mining adv...

At a Glance: New World Interactive

55d ago ... [b]New World Interactive[/b] An Independent game developer/publisher focused on the creation of innovative digital entertainment for computers and gaming consoles, NWI was founded in 2010 by Jeremy Blum and draws upon an international pool of talent. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. It was formed to develop primarily first-person shooter and real-time strategy games forPC, Ma...

Better, Faster, Stronger Shooter

55d ago ... [b]By Valenka[/b] Insurgency was originally an idea that came to the mind of Andrew Spearin twelve years ago, when he decided to create a modern, infantry first person shooter based on his experiences in the Canadian Army. It was originally to be titled Operation: Counter-Insurgency (OPCOIN). Jeremy Blum, the founder of the Red Orchestra mod and New World Interactive, joined the development...

Hack 'n' Slash: Coded for your pleasure

60d ago ... [b]From Herobyclicking[/b] If you have ever used the tilde key to bring up a console screen to enter a console command on a PC game then you have at least a sense of what to expect with Hack ‘n’ Slash. It’s not cheating, it’s dissecting. It’s looking at the game through the developer’s eyes.  It pulls back the curtain but keeps the nostalgia of classic console gaming intact. Plug in and debu...

PC vs Console

62d ago ... Today I'm blogging about which is better to play on a PC or Console? Being a very avid gamer I love to discover new things and play on newer systems whether I am in the store such as, GameStop or at a friends. One thing I've discovered is there are a ton of PC gamers. Awhile I came across a gaming community called Steam. Most if not all gamers have heard of Steam. If not, here's a quick ove...

Giveaway: Skulls of the Shogun - and Enter to Win a PS4!

62d ago ... [i]From Cat, With Love[/i] I’m going to let you in on a little secret: [i]Galak-Z[/i] isn’t out yet! What’s a super awesome indie dev to do when they can’t give you their upcoming game? Oh, that’s right, give you copies of their super awesome previously released game: [i]Skulls of the Shogun[/i]! 10 codes up for grabs! [b]How to enter:[/b] (THIS PORTION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED. ALL WINN...

At a Glance: Klei Entertainment

64d ago ... [b]Klei Entertainment[/b] was built because they want to build games that they care about. When talented, creative people can work toward that goal, amazing things happen. They can create anendearing off-the-wall puzzle game. They can redefine what an oldschool beat-em-up is. They can create products that live up to your childhood memories of your coolest games. Klei is located in Vancouver...
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