Posts Tagged ‘video games’

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Finding Computer Game Cheats

Anyone who lies can be called a cheater or a cheat. In school, when you “cheat” it is understood that you have copied others’ answers or from a source, say a book, during an exam. Between you and your lover, it could mean having an affair with another or simply lying. In sports, it means [...]

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Computer Game Review – Innovations And Developments

The continuing advances in graphics technology, platform gaming infrastructure, processor technology and innovations in design will see more aggressive developments in computer games this 2006. Gaming has traveled a long way today from the baby steps of the video games about thirty years ago. The square and jagged edged figures that used to dominate and [...]

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PC Computer Game – Engaging Realism And Imagination

The development of personal computer games from simple multimedia exercises to the current trend that involves very sophisticated graphics, operating system and surround sound system have been very fast and impressive. The varieties of games that are being marketed online and in the regular outlets account for thousand of varieties. The games range from strategic, [...]

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What Makes Online Games More Fun?

There’s never been a bigger time for games – specifically online games, than right now. The fact that people have always enjoyed the competitive and mentally stimulating nature that a game can provide is just a part of the reason. What makes it so compelling via the Internet is that there are clear advantages that [...]

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Why We Play Games, Part 3

In the final part of this 3 part series on playing video games, we have a look at Socialization and try to tie it all together. In part 2 of this series we took a look at Creative Expression and Escapism, two significant motivators of the common gamer. The week before that, we covered Challenge [...]

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Why We Play Games, Part 2

Part 2 in the series examining what draws different types of gamers to the hobby of playing video games. Last week we started to get into the motivation of the gamer. We discussed challenge and its ugly stepsister competition, two of the most common motivators. Today, we look at two more on the way to [...]

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Why We Play Games, Part 1

Series of articles examining what draws different types of gamers to the hobby of playing video games. There exists some ephemeral quality that separates gamers from the rest of humanity, some thing that makes us, us and them, not us. I’ve never been able to quite put my finger on it, but it is inescapably [...]

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Nintendo Ds Homebrew Games – Hundreds Of Free Nintendo Ds Games Are Just A Click Away

When I first attempted trying to learn everything about Nintendo DS Homebrew, I was fascinated by the concept that there were hundreds of games and applications available for my Nintendo DS – Absolutely FREE! I have to admit that I had no idea as to what Homebrew software was. I read about it in online [...]

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PS2 Swap Magic – Import And Backup PS2 Games Are Just One Swap Magic Away

Playing import games on your Playstation 2 or new Slim PSTwo console was virtually impossible, considering that it required you to install a mod chip into your PS2 machine, something that not everyone is able to do, or is willing to do. A PS2 Mod Chip requires you to solder small wires to some pretty [...]

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Top 7 Video Games For Children Ages 5 – 8

Many parents worry about the video games available to children today with all the violence.  However, many of the most popular games of today are non-violent and educational – a parent’s dream!  If you have a 5 to 8 year old and are not sure which video games for is the best, check out this [...]

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