The best games money can't buy The days when you had to buy a dedicated gaming rig and spend a load of cash for a quality gaming experience are long gone. Thanks to the iPhone (and iPod touch) and the App Store, you can get an excellent mobile gaming experience for just a few bucks (or quid, for that matter), or even less.In fact, a lot of the games out there are free. But can … [Read more...] about The best free iPhone games on the planet
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Welcome back again to Jetsetter, Digital Trends’ weekly look at the international world of video games. It was a busy week in the video game world abroad. Reports out of Korea suggested that that country’s big publishers Nexon and NCSoft were looking to purchase Valve; in Japan, it looked like Konami was going to stop farming Silent Hill out to European … [Read more...] about Jetsetter: Chronicles of Riddick studio Starbreeze debuts its first original game
Thankfully, we’re pleased to report that picking the perfect geek-friendly gift needn’t prove a problem come that one special day or eight crazy nights. Courtesy of a booming $14 USD billion videogame industry, manufacturers are quickly capitalizing on concepts like casual gaming (user-friendly titles based on familiar everyday themes) and licensed film/TV … [Read more...] about Games for the Whole Family
Midway looks like it might have a hit on its hands, trumpeting sales figures from NPD Group and others that list The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar as the top-selling PC game in both North America and Europe. According to NPD, the game’s standard edition and special edition managed to capture the top two sales slots last week, bumping perpetual top-seller … [Read more...] about LOTR Online: One Game to Rule Them All
Update 08/01/2017 – fixed header typo.Techland, the publisher of such franchises as Dying Light and Call of Juarez, has launched a brand-new online store for digital games. Called Gemly, the service offers Techland’s own titles and a selection of games from its publisher and developer partners. It will focus on legitimately sourced keys, as well as … [Read more...] about Techland to push unique downloadable content through new Gemly online store
When Mario Kart 8 Deluxe released on the Nintendo Switch, it quickly became one of the series’ most popular entries. Yet, many players have experienced issues while playing online. With Nintendo’s latest Mario Kart 8 Deluxe update, multiplayer has been rebalanced and some bugs have been fixed within the game’s online mode.Just like other … [Read more...] about ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ patch fixes online bugs and balancing issues
The Nintendo Switch, as many Nintendo systems, seeking to innovate on what we see as the traditional video game console. Like the Wii U, it includes a built-in display, and like the Wii, it offers motion-controlled gaming. Both of these features are enhanced on the Switch, though: Unlike the Wii U gamepad, the Switch can operate as a fully portable … [Read more...] about Nintendo Switch vs. Xbox One | Can the Switch best the Xbox One to possibly become your game platform of choice?
You ever get the feeling that the world is fragmenting out from under you? That's what's wonderful and frustrating about mobile gaming right now: so many options, but so few catch-all solutions. If you want the universal Kindle of game handhelds, you're out of luck. But maybe that's a bad metaphor: Kindles have DRM, too. It is, however, a great time to pick a system that … [Read more...] about 3DS, Vita, Shield, phone, tablet: Which game handheld should you buy?
Game consoles aren't just stand-alone boxes anymore -- it's increasingly about what you can do with them online. To help you decide which is best for you, CNET.com.au puts the Xbox 360's Xbox Live!, the PlayStation 3's PlayStation Network, and the Nintendo Wii's online service head-to-head in a detailed comparison to see what kind of experience each console offers.For a quick … [Read more...] about Gaming online: Which console is best?
The future has arrived and Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are with us, but who has the developmental acumen to make these technologies entertaining and essential to online gamers? Get In Stock Alerts on Twitter for SNES Classic, Switch and More Major Players Although tentative steps are being made into the market by the gaming industry, it seems … [Read more...] about Augmented And Virtual Reality Determining The Future Of Online Gaming