Hold the front page! Following the great news that Doom 3 will be out in early August comes news that a demo will soon be available for download. More here – WORTHPLAYING – – All about games !
Highly-anticipated first-person blast-’em-up Doom 3 has already been released by piracy groups over the internet, according to a report by The Inquirer today. According to an ISO-piracy news site, theisonews.com, the game is available for download over various p2p networks, and gives details on how to install the cracked game. The Inquirer: Doom 3 leaked […]
My copy of Doom 3 arrived from Amazon yesterday and it was well worth the wait. Not a game for everyone, though. It’s 18-rated (M in the US) and maker iD Software describes it as “Doom 3 is a terrifying sci-fi horror game experience. It is not recommended for the cowardly or the faint of […]
The Register reported yesterday on a marketing campaign to promote the latest version of the Resident Evil PlayStation 2 game which provoked a panic about the spread of a non-existent mobile phone virus. Phone users have received unsolicited SMS text messages on their mobile phones telling them they are infected by the so-called T-Virus. The […]
The Chicago Tribune reported this weekend on how phony messages and hoax campaigns on the internet have gained acceptance as a marketing promotional tool with a goal of drawing attention to new product offerings. The paper quotes the example of a video-game tester named Beta-7. When he began suffering from blackouts and uncontrollable fits of […]
Arrived in the mail yesterday – Half Life 2. Hope to get time to install it and give it a go this weekend.
It took over an hour to install, requires you to be online the whole time, and includes some behind-the-scenes validating to ensure you have a legitimate copy. But without any doubt, it is worth the time and procedure – Half-Life 2 really is an exhilarating game. Only 45 minutes playing time so far – that’s […]
When I installed Half-Life 2 last weekend, I was intrigued by how the whole experience in installing the game was so integrated with connecting to Steam’s servers online as part of the installation process to authenticate that I had a legitimate copy. This authentication seems to be ongoing and extends to playing the game. I’ve […]
The new board game for those rainy days: Great attention to detail, great imagination! By "LittleOslo." (Hat tip: Skype Journal)
BBC News: The best-selling Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas game has been given an adults only ratings in the US after explicit sexual content was found in it. The Entertainment Software Rating Board changed the rating as the game’s publisher Take Two admitted it created sex scenes found in the title. There would be nothing […]
Financial Times: Rupert Murdoch has put two more internet companies on News Corporation’s list of desired acquisitions: Blinkx and IGN Entertainment. […] Talks to buy video search engine Blinkx are under way. IGN, a video gaming company considering an initial public offering or a sale, is also under consideration and could be valued at up […]