Week in Review: July 8 – 14

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 14, 2012
Week in Review: July 8 – 14

Don’t worry if you’re not a town-building, gnome-saving sensation, this week’s collection of new releases has a mix of strategy, puzzle, adventure and Hidden Object Games for your enjoyment. Here’s this week’s list to see if something strikes your fancy. 1. Howlville: The Dark Past Release date: July 8 You’ve probably heard of a government …Read more

Gaming With Your Kids: Five Reasons to Game Together

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 13, 2012
Gaming With Your Kids: Five Reasons to Game Together

For many of us who grew up before the dawn of the internet, talk of gaming brings to mind card games and board games with our family just as quickly as it brings to mind today’s Daily Deal. Quality family time has long been tied to such down time activities. In today’s online world, it’s …Read more

Bejeweled 2 Cheats & Cheat Codes

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 11, 2012
Bejeweled 2 Cheats & Cheat Codes

Want to make your next game of Bejeweled 2 even more fun? Popcap Games is known for including cheats and cheat codes in their games and Bejeweled 2 is no different. We’ve put together a collection of Bejeweled 2 Cheats you can use to add a little more spice to your gameplay. It should be noted that each some of the cheat codes can be enacted at any time while others require the player to reach a predefined level to gain access. Also, some cheats are triggered by typing on the keyboard. Such cheats are NOT case sensitive and can be typed at any time during gameplay. Combining cheat codes is possible and can be seen in some of the screenshots below. To do this, just use the codes simultaneously.Read more

Can Video Games Improve Your Health?

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 11, 2012
Can Video Games Improve Your Health?

Video games sometimes get a bad rap for negative affects on public health. But if you choose wisely, gaming can help people improve their health and disease outcomes in all stages of life. For instance, video games have helped improve gait velocity, stride and balance in patients living with Parkinson’s disease and helped kids increase …Read more

5 Signs of a Video Game Addiction

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 10, 2012
5 Signs of a Video Game Addiction

Do the people in your life give you a lot of grief because you like to play video games more than the average person? Alright, maybe "more" is a bit too vague. Maybe your hand has started to mold to the shape of your controller or mouse and you see Zerglings everywhere you go. So what?Read more

Week in Review: July 1 – 7

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 7, 2012
Week in Review: July 1 – 7

Nothing up this sleeve and nothing up that sleeve, but that doesn't stop us from making a full week of new releases appear!Read more

Best Things to Drink While Gaming

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 5, 2012
Best Things to Drink While Gaming

You've got a long night of gaming ahead of you, so you've created a checklist to prepare you for the long haul.Read more

Week in Review: June 24 – 30

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 30, 2012
Week in Review: June 24 – 30

We’ve got another marvelous batch of new releases for you this week! If you love history, we’ve got games set in two entirely different eras. Visit Jane Austen’s Victorian England in Pride & Prejudice: Hidden Anthologies. If the 1800s aren’t far enough back for you, you can play Mahjong on Mount Olympus in Mahjong Mysteries: …Read more

How Video Games Impact the Enviroment

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 28, 2012
How Video Games Impact the Enviroment

After digging into it, we found that electronic waste is a huge contributor to landfills in our country. Fortunately through downloading, you can still enjoy all your favorite games without contributing to all the waste. Click on the picture below to more about the dirty stats:Read more

A Sneak Peek at Big Fish’s New Universal Cloud Gaming Service

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 28, 2012
A Sneak Peek at Big Fish’s New Universal Cloud Gaming Service

You may have been hearing about Big Fish’s new universal cloud gaming service. Well, later this summer you will be able to try it out for yourself. Big Fish’s new universal cloud gaming service will give you access to more than 100 of your favorite Big Fish games via the Cloud. What does that mean?  It means …Read more

The Art of Video Games

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 26, 2012
The Art of Video Games

A debate has cropped up over the past couple years over whether video games should be considered art. We can look to a Sun-Times blog post written by film critic Roger Ebert, who said "no video gamer now living will survive long enough to experience the medium as an art form"Read more

Week in Review: June 17 – 23

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 23, 2012
Week in Review: June 17 – 23

If you're in need of a vacation, sit back and enjoy the tropical delights of Hawaii in Big Kahuna Reef 3. If it has been a while since your brain has had a lexical workout, then Wordary could be the word game for you.Read more