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  • Godot Game Engine Released Under MIT License
    By on February 11, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    goruka writes with news that a new game engine has been made available to Free Software developers under the permissive MIT license “Godot is a fully featured, open source, MIT licensed, game engine. It focuses on having great tools, and a visual oriented workflow that can deploy to PC, Mobile and Web platforms with no hassle. The editor, language and APIs are feature rich, yet simple to learn. Godot was born as an in-house engine, and was used to (more…)

  • HBO Says Game of Thrones Piracy Is “a Compliment”
    By on March 31, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “HBO programming president Michael Lombardo not only says that illegal downloading of Game of Thrones isn’t hurting the show, but goes far as to say it’s ‘a compliment’ and worries about the image quality of pirated copies”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.


  • Team GB lose third game in a row
    By on June 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain slip to their third successive defeat as they are soundly beaten 87-51 by a full-strength Russia team in San Antonio.


  • Minecraft Creator Announces Space Sandbox Game Mars Effect
    By on April 1, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Notch posted the official page of Mars Effect today, saying through Twitter, ‘it’s a completely different game! Our takes place in space, and focuses on characters, and lets you land on planets!!’ He gives more detailed on the new website, noting the game will be based around hard science fiction (think Star Trek sci-fi) and puts characters in control of a character rather than just a ship. Similar to Minecraft, (more…)

  • Javascript Game of Tron In 226 Bytes
    By on March 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Have you upgraded your hardware to play something beefier than 140-byte Tetris?
    New submitter alokmenghrajani writes with “a detailed view of how we size-optimized a game of Tron to just 226 bytes.” It’s also optimized for Chrome, and very fast.

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.


  • Video Game Characters Alphabet (image)
    By on May 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Video Game Characters Alphabet from Fabian Gonzales, which is colorful, entertaining and well designed.


  • UpBot Goes Up (Flash Game)
    By on April 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Simple, elegant yet surprisingly tough puzzle game. Touch the coloured bots to move them to the targets. Bots can push other bots. That’s it!


  • FTC: “Video Game Self Regulation Works”
    By on April 22, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Itesh writes “Following an established trend, a Federal Trade Commission undercover shopper survey found that video game retailers continue to enforce most vigorously the ratings governing age and content that were established by the entertainment media industry. Music CD retailers lag far behind movie theaters, as well as movie DVD and video game retailers, in preventing unaccompanied children under age 17 from purchasing entertainment intended for (more…)

  • The Game We’ve All Been Waiting For… (VID)
    By on April 1, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    A video showing off what may be the coolest game ever has hit the intertubes


  • Just Cause 3: Can it be the best open world game yet?
    By on February 28, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Just Cause is going to be one of those titles that get progressively better as they go. For those of you who have been playing since the first Just Cause, you will know exactly what I’m talking about. The changes that were made from first to second game are absolutely astonishing, yet there is still a lot of work to be done. It’s almost easy to assume that by the time we see Just Cause 3 hit store shelves; it will be the best release to date. (more…)