Social gaming on sites like Facebook and Myspace are the next big thing it seems, with some titles like Farm Town and Mafia Wars rocketing up to over 10 million players. But is this still a growth market, or has it become overly bloated?
Spurred onward by the success of 3D movies like Avatar, the games industry is struggling to catch up and produce top 3D content. But we’ve got a ways to go it seems.
The 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo has come and gone, and what a show it was! Motion controlling and 3D could change everything. The Gamer Geeks digest (and argue about) all the news among the crazy hype of this year’s E3 show.
Lots of universities are now offering game degrees, but at least one executive from EA says they aren’t worth the paper they’re written on. Instead, he urges degrees in more general fields, so grads can work outside the industry if needed.
Red Dead Redemption blasted onto the scene like a hot knife through butter, bringing us an unheard of open world set in the American Old West. We celebrate that accomplishment this week in the lounge.
News that India-based Reliance Big Entertainment has bought a 50 percent share of Codemasters has triggered shockwaves throughout the industry. Will we start to see a cultural shift towards Indian history and culture in games?
The Gamer Geeks retreat to their cave this week to discuss all things gaming, including the charming Love and Death: Bitten Adventure title, and total save wipeouts with Army of Two 40th Day.
There is a rightfully deserved stigma against games based on movies. But lately, that curse is being broken by great titles like Up and How to Train Your Dragon. Why are these mediums suddenly getting along?
England is going to the polls today to elect a new government. And surprisingly, support for the British video game industry has become a national issue. Chella sorts it all out, and endorses a winner.
The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on a California case that could have serious repercussions for the entire game industry, and all gamers everywhere. There isn't much lounging in the lounge this week. Join the discussion.