Games

Review: Gas Guzzlers Extreme

Many years ago, there used to be a old racing game called “DeathTrack”. It featured for the first time (that I know) a racing game that involves the racers shooting each others (as well as crashing into each other) with a variety of destructive weapons – from mounted shotguns, to missile launchers, as well as spikes on …

Leap Motion Controller – a piece of future on your desk

Almost a year in waiting, months of delays, leaks, and updates. But it’s here now. It’s the smaller, better, more elegant equivalent of kinect – for the desktop (or laptop) PC. It’s called “LEAP” and what it is, is a motion/volume sensor that allows you to control your pc using gestures and movements with (up …

PC Game Review: Hitman – Absolution (Hitman 5)

This one is another one of the most anticipated games of 2012. Many previews and interviews with the developers talked about the mechanisms behind the game (crowd handling mostly) as well as the top notch graphics. Plot The game revolves around the missions of a secret assassin that holds no name, only a numbered code: …

PC games – Past, present and Future..

PC games didn’t even start on PC. Personal Computers were meant for work, spreadsheets, word processors, number crunching, but not games. For that, before home game consoles came to be, there were the video arcades. Large stuffy halls filled with big noise boxes into which you could push a coin and play a game, usually …

*Update* Star Citizen: Squadron 42

Moving right along  So, where were we? Oh right, the biggest living breathing crowd-funded space simulation the world has ever seen, is well on it’s way to becoming very real. The original intention was to raise between 2-4 million dollars in order to complete the development and release around the end of 2014. Well, things …