Gamers around the world enjoy role-playing games for their action and characters. Let’s take a closer look at the difference between Western and Asian RPGs.
Large maps, waves of fierce opponents and game-ending boss battles are typical features of the RPG genre. However, Western RPGs tend to differ from their Asian counterparts.
When starting a Western RPG, the player usually first creates and customizes a character from scratch. Physical features like hairstyles, eye color and Read the rest of this entry »
It’s tough to decide on what the best FPS games are. There are few standards you can truly grade them all on – for instance, there isn’t much of a comparison between Black Ops 2 and Wolfenstein 3D. The best way to compare these games is in their impact on the gaming industry as a whole, measuring their legacy more than their performance.
5: GoldenEye 64
GoldenEye wasn’t the first console FPS, but its success and popularity paved the Read the rest of this entry »
With the upcoming holiday season comes the plethora of video games that will also be released. Many video game companies and manufacturers use the holidays to increase their sales and improve the amount that they sell in all different types of stores. The one thing you need to do is to look up information on which video games are going to be released during the holiday season. In order to save yourself frustration in the future, it might be a good idea to either pre-order the game itself or simply decide where you’ll be buying it and when you’ll Read the rest of this entry »
There is nothing like sitting down and diving into your favorite video game, whether it’s a first person shooter, a platformer, or a game based upon puzzles. But have you ever wanted to test your prowess against others in your area? Watching the tournaments online or on television is one thing, but to be in one of those high pressure tournaments where first place is decided upon a single mistake, now that’s one way to up the difficulty. But every gamer must start somewhere, and Read the rest of this entry »
Nothing beats the feeling of waking up in the local inn with extra experience bonus points to the sound of warlocks dueling and the quiet footsteps of the sly rogue. Welcome to Azeroth, the fictional land of World of Warcraft.
This game has content for every player type. If I am feeling like a bit of a lone wolf, I can go embark on some quests from one of the 50 cities in the game. Sometimes I’ll grab a headset and find a 25-man group and tackle an out-of-this-world dragon. Even if I am not Read the rest of this entry »
Video games have come along way over the past couple decades. What once meant scrounging up quarters and heading to the arcade moved into homes via systems that attach to televisions as well as personal computers and handheld devices. Not only are many people enjoying playing these games, but they are becoming more and more fun to watch, with millions tuning in to video footage of gaming competitions, such as Major League Gaming’s Columbus Pro Circuit event. A fraction of that number actually showed up in Columbus, OH for the June Read the rest of this entry »
Hosting a LAN party is a great way for gamers to join together and do something they love in a social setting. Standing for local area network, guests at a LAN party connect to the same network for the purpose of MMORPG or other multiplayer computer games. As with any other type of entertaining, the planning, arranging and cost of the LAN party falls on the host.
Before your LAN party begins, you must decide how Read the rest of this entry »
Video gaming can be part of a great social life for your child but you don’t want it to become their whole identity. If your house is becoming Satellite HQ and you’ve got more controllers than chairs, here are a few ways to encourage responsible gaming in your child.
Get them involved in other things: It’s great to have an active gamer – gaming is good for hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills, but make sure your kids are involved in other things. Whether it’s a Read the rest of this entry »
When considering which console to purchase, first consider which purpose you want it for. Consider if you’re going to want it for strictly gaming, or if you’d like to do other things like stream movies off the internet, view pictures and video, or watch DVDs. Another factor to consider is the age group of the person that’s going to be using it mostly. One console caters to a younger audience, while the others cater to the more mature Read the rest of this entry »
Horror games truly are innovative and downright frightening. There are different genres in the horror game realm and among the most frightening would be those of a survival nature. Among all of those released games, which would be the best survival games of all-time?
Here is a very brief list of the top ones:
Alone in the Dark: This was not the first survival horror video game produced but it was one of the games that crafted the basic elements of the genre.Get more information here. http://www.joystiq.com/2011/09/30/interview-amys-guiding-hand-paul-cuisset/
Resident Evil: Not only did this game capture the uniqueness of Alone in Read the rest of this entry »