With the release of next-gen consoles and a steady release of top-notch titles, 2013 has been a great year to be a gamer. From multi-million dollar titles like Grand Theft Auto V and BioShock Infinite to small-budgeted indie titles like Gone Home and State of Decay, now is your chance to voice your opinion for the 2013 game of the year, as well as pick the best games from your favorite genres.
The 90’s were a fun time weren’t they? Sega and Nintendo were going at each other for your dollars and what we got as fans were great titles. Which leads me to my next point.. mascots. Mascots play a huge role in establishing a brand.
During the golden-age of gaming, male and female were segregated. Games like Mega Man and Double Dragon were aimed toward boys, while girls were stuck playing games based around Barbie. But as the industry evolved, so did its audience
One of the most memorable and recognizable video game theme songs comes from the 8-bit era. If you do not know it, chances are good that you have been living under a rock for the better part of the last three decades. If you haven’t guessed by now, that theme song I’am referring to is from Super Mario Bros.
Digital downloads, ROMS and emulators have allowed us to accumulate and play a large assortment of video games we may have never had a chance experience during our childhood. While these digital versions may satisfy some gamers, others are waking up early on the weekends to rummage through flea markets and garage sales in hopes of locating physical copies classic and rare video games.
As part of the TechConnect holding, developer InterWave Studios is proud to tout that they are “above all, we’re gamers.” Their first release, Nuclear Dawn, was a post-apocalyptic first-person shooter real-time strategy hybrid video game built off the Source engine.