Almost bought this, and now it’s free!

Valve has just removed pri­cing from Team Fort­ress 2 — the sem­in­al multi-play­er first-per­­son shoot­er — in Steam, Valve’s online game dis­tri­bu­tion net­work. Pre­vi­ously I’d been a Bat­tle­field Her­oes fan, but got busy and had little time for it. Now, with TF2 being free, and hav­ing a bit more time avail­able, I may just give […]

A great couple of weeks to be an iOS gamer

Three excit­ing games were released for iOS devices in the last week and a bit. One was from a well-estab­l­ished com­puter and con­sole devel­op­ment jug­ger­naut. One was from a (now) block­buster com­pany that made their name on the iPhone and iPod Touch. And the final one from a small but respec­ted Cana­dian design house, is […]

My most anticipated game of 2011 [Video]

I loved Portal. It was a chal­len­ging, enter­tain­ing and darkly humour­ous puzzle game in a First Per­son Shoot­er style. And later this month, Valve will release Portal 2. Yes, it’s more Fun, with Sci­ence! Basic­ally, you have a gun that cre­ates a port­able hole that is a gate­way to anoth­er port­able hole. The Blue-ringed hole […]

World’s workforce suffers huge productivity loss due to Google

Earli­er today Google decided to see how much it could influ­ence the eco­nomy and pro­ductiv­ity of first and second world nations by unleash­ing a vir­al online attack against Inter­­net-con­­nec­ted office work­ers world wide. Ostens­ibly pro­moted as a 30 year anniversary of a clas­sic video game, Google is, in real­ity, bring­ing work­place activ­ity to a crawl. In […]

Open the Portal. Discover a new game. Yes it’s free!

Unless you’ve not been pay­ing atten­tion to the first-per­­son-shoot­er or puzzle game genres over the last few years, you’re quite aware of what Portal is. But just incase you fall into that afore­men­tioned cat­egory, let me quote from … …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future Shop […]