Browsing all articles from January, 2011.
Tuesday February 1st, 2011 is a noteworthy day for those of us in the Toronto video game community, as local independent startup DrinkBox Studios is set to release its first original console game Tales from Space: About a Blob – a monster-movie-inspired puzzle-platformer. The February 1st release will be exclusive to PlayStation Plus members, while […]
Fare City by Finkly Interactive has been out for some time but I do like to breathe life back into great games that can be lost in the vast ocean of the AppStore. Line tracing games gained in popularity in early 2010 but lost some of their appeal as casual users got caught up in […]
Good news, bad news. The good news first. OnLive is offering a free 2 weeks trail of their cloud gaming service to anyone with a computer and an internet connection (no credit card required). The bad news, should you decided to take them up on their offer, prepare to hate your internet service provider (ISP). […]
Best Shotgun Approach to Marketing and Design – 2010 Plants vs. Zombies, Pop Cap Games 1. Tower Defense Games 2. Cartoon Artwork 3. Farming / Gardening 4. Multiple Platform Release Strategy 5. ZOMBIES! Pop Cap Games figured out how to bring 5 of the most popular trends in the casual gaming to one title. Plants vs. […]
On Tuesday it was announced that Kindle apps are making their way to Windows and Android-based tablets, Amazon decided to sweeten the deal even further by revealing today that its Kindle app will now be made available to Windows Phone 7 owners. This of course comes two months after the Microsoft phone’s U.S. debut. The […]
Our first bit of news from the new year finds cloud gaming service OnLive will now be integrated into all HDTV, phone, tablet and blu-ray players made by Vizio. The company is currently at CES in Las Vegas, where they will be demonstrating the HDTV integration at CES, with the promise of rolling out hardware […]