Oct 27 2014

Gamergate is Not Ok

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By now nearly everyone in the gaming industry has heard of Gamergate, which refers to an ongoing controversy on misogynistic attacks on women in the industry. The issue of the treatment of women in a male-dominated industry has been around for a while now, but it wasn’t until game developer Zoe Quinn was attacked in a bitter blog post (written by an ex-boyfriend) that its come to more peoples’ attention.

Every day, it seems, there’s something new: a few days ago, actress and “geek icon” Felicia Day said she was terrified of threats she received after posting about the issue on her blog: Read More

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Dying Light is an upcoming zombie game from the same team who brought you Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide. Dying Light is an action survival RPG, and offers a first person perspective. You must journey through a vast world full of peril and dangers. Parkour is your main means of transportation, and you’ll have to think FAST and on your feet, considering ravenous hordes of zombie-like creatures will be chasing you, just dying to consume your flesh and feast on your organs. By day, you travel the town, searching for survivors and supplies, undertaking dangerous missions for the betterment of the last vestiges of society. By night, you best tie your running shoes a bit tighter, because the zombies are far more active by night and seem to grow an even bigger appetite after the sun goes down! Read More

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It’s a reality that a great number of people, young and old alike, are into gaming today. Whether using a computer, a mobile device or a gaming console, these avid fans spend hours playing their favorite video games every day. Read More

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It’s a fact that brands have conquered social media. Whether new or already famous and known internationally, they have established an online presence on most social networking platforms including the photo sharing site Instagram. And why not? Being there where your fans hang out is the best way to earn their loyalty and gain new followers.

Gaming enthusiasts may not have yet developed an interest on Instagram when it comes to discovering things about their hobby but they should learn to trust the site. Currently, there are many gaming brands that have created accounts in the platform and we share some of them here worth following moving onward. Read More

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Facebook has so many ways to entertain its users. Apart from letting people communicate on the site through the exchanging of messages, sharing of photos and creating a life story via the life events, it has numerous game apps as well.

Instagram is not to be outdone because it, too, has its own game app. This is known as the InstaMatch which launched in early 2012.

By its name alone, one would readily know that the game is a matching type. But it’s not the usual and classic one people know because there’s a twist to it. Read More

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New video games continue to be developed as time goes by. With the growing number of people getting into gaming whether in the technical or playing side, it’s no surprise that these new video games pop up every now and then.

Not all newly developed games, however, are released to the public. One of the reasons is lack of financial support.

Fortunately, there’s Kickstarter that helps find backers to the creations of persevering developers. This largest crowdfunding platform has been instrumental in pushing the development and release of unique video games. Read More