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Best Top Digger Truck Kids Games For iPad & iPhone

October 16, 2012 – 10:44 am | Comments Off

There are a couple of great truck games on the iPad you might enjoy for your kids that I wanted to share. As far as construction truck and Schoolbus games for kids go, these are …

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Deep Blue Apps: The art of making video games – the easy way

October 12, 2012 – 8:31 am |

Have you ever wanted to create your own game for the iPad, iPhone or even all the Android devices? Or do you have an idea for a Mac or PC desktop game?
There are lots of …

USC’s ICT MxR Lab Rats Make Google April Fool’s Joke a Reality

April 4, 2011 – 2:43 pm | One Comment

On April Fool’s Day this year, Google put out an ingenious little prank called Gmail Motion Beta.  The joke was the idea of creating email using your movement.  Of course, it was all meant for …

Spyro returns in hybrid toy/game technology orgasm

February 11, 2011 – 11:57 am |

Spyro’s latest reinvention will bring him back to toy aisles as well as video games, as part of a unique toy/game hybrid called Skylanders. Coming from Activision, this is “new entertainment franchise” mentioned in the …

The line between technology education and PSPgo pimping has been crossed

August 19, 2010 – 10:57 pm |

I was wandering around the kids’ section of Border’s a couple weeks ago when I noticed a PSPgo winking at me. It was on the cover of Cool Stuff 2.0, an educational book from the …

Wii 2.0 to Feature Blu-Ray from 2011

August 10, 2010 – 5:52 am | 3 Comments

In late 2009, the gaming press was swamped with rumours of the Wii 2 – a new generation of the family-favourite console to ship with a Blu-Ray drive.
The rumours, allegedly leaked by a Nintendo of …

Rock Band getting cheeky on Twitter

July 20, 2010 – 4:27 pm | 2 Comments

If you follow Rock Band on Twitter, you may have noticed their corporate voice getting a little bit snarky. The RB Twitter has been calling out “that other game” as being lacking in the DLC …

Finally, the Street Fighter TV suitable for playing Street Fighter

May 21, 2010 – 11:12 am |

Sure, you own all six dozen versions of Street Fighter currently available on the Wii Virtual Console. You bought Street Fighter IV AND Super Street Fighter IV and you weren’t bitter about that at all. …

The Tester: Sony’s Reality TV Show Coming Soon to PSN

February 3, 2010 – 9:21 am | 2 Comments

Following a recruitment campaign last September that attracted thousands of applications, SCEA is now ready to roll with it’s brand new reality TV show, The Tester.
Exclusive to PSN, the series follows the fortunes of the …

Fight Dirty on the Wii no More

January 6, 2010 – 7:43 pm | 4 Comments

Seal Shield, the company behind washable keyboards, mice and TV remotes, have added to their family of water-loving accessories by introducing washable Wii peripherals.
The company have launched four new bundles, each tailored specifically for …

Don’t Tell Me I Waste Time Playing Video Games

December 29, 2009 – 2:57 pm | 10 Comments

It’s hard to wrap my head around the idea of sitting on my couch and doing nothing, mouth open, drooling, watching hours of spoon-fed programming in 5-minute intervals interspersed with blaring commercials and program notes …

ESRB iPhone App for Instant Rating Checks

December 19, 2009 – 7:26 am | 4 Comments
ESRB iPhone App for Instant Rating Checks

There are many, many weird and wonderful iPhone Apps. Some are informative, some entertaining, and some are something altogether different. I like to think that this one falls somewhere – if tentatively – in the …

Martini Game Vending: Any Time, Any Place, Any Where

December 17, 2009 – 12:49 am | One Comment

Here’s the scenario – you’ve suddenly realised that you’re a fool for having not given in and purchased CoD: Modern Warfare II yet and you want it RIGHT NOW. Problem is, it’s two a.m. and …

Darth Vader, Sabers and Wiis

November 17, 2009 – 4:53 am | 5 Comments

What do you buy the gamer who already has everything this Christmas? A Darth Vader Wiimote sensor bar holder, that’s what!
Sculpted from resin and holding a replica of his saber (snigger), Darth is set to …

Rock Out for Real with Rock Band 3?

November 11, 2009 – 2:12 am | 6 Comments

It was only a matter of time before someone saw the value in marrying insanely popular fake-guitar-playing games and actual musical instruction, but it seems as though that time is coming sooner rather than later …

Review: Powermat Mats and Receivers for DSi, DS Lite, iPod and iPhone

November 8, 2009 – 9:24 am | 6 Comments

What is it?
The Powermat is an electronic appliance that you set on a surface and plug into the wall, then use to charge your small electronic devices. I spent a lot of time thinking about …

Aw, the N-Gage is finally dead

November 2, 2009 – 10:31 am | 6 Comments

We all thought it about four seconds after the N-Gage debuted in 2003, but the entire concept has finally been put to pasture by the overlords at Nokia. The device was re-launched in 2004 and …