Category: Video games

  • 2048 – Addictive!

    2048 – Addictive!

    This is a game for non-gamers. The aim is to reach a total of 2048 on a 4×4 grid. The mean is to align two identical figures to add them: 2 + 2 = 4. You can play 2048 on iOS (iPhone, iPod, iPad, etc.) or on the web. Please, before you start, make sure…

  • Computer games before marketing

    Computer games before marketing

    Many years ago, computer video games was already requiring advertising, but there was only a skeleton of marketing. Advertising costs were probably much lower than what today’s blockbusters budgets reach: A mere list of prices.

  • Battlestar Galactica Online minimum requirements

    Battlestar Galactica Online minimum requirements

    In Battlestar Galactica Online, you will play an intense browser-based MMO game. This unusual setup will be requiring some pretty unusual hardware and software combination to be sure to play in good conditions. Minimum requirements Windows XP/Vista Processor: Pentium 4 2.2 Ghz, AMD Athlon 64 3000+ or better Memory: 512 MB of SDRAM Graphics: Any…

  • Before Tetris

    Before Tetris

    Did you known what is happening before the Tetris blocks fall from the top of the screen? As a matter of fact, you should know that it’s ugly, scary and has something to do with Space Invaders.

  • Steam: Garage sale

    Steam: Garage sale

    Before the 4th of July, Steam is selling many a video game (more than 200 of them) at a basement prices. The list is impressive and means that it is not even worth pirating the said games. Call of Duty collection: -78% Serious Sam pack: -75% Aliens vs. Predators: -75% Resident Evil: -75% Grand Theft…

  • The future of Natal/Kinect

    The future of Natal/Kinect

    You know! Kinect is the new name of the Microsoft technology that allows you to completely forget about keyboard, joysticks, game pads and all that. You move in front of the camera and the stuff does its stuff. Previously, it was known as Project Natal. Today, I found this great cartoon from Ctrl+Alt+Del by Tim…