Happy Halloween Flowchart – Guaranteed!

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 29, 2010

An evening of Halloween trick or treating and devilish escapades can have lots of wacky outcomes that require a somewhat sophisticated level of analysis. To help you more efficiently navigate through an evening of tricks or treats, we offer you the following Halloween flowchart guaranteed (not really) to lead to a Happy Halloween every year! …Read more

Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition Coming to North America

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 28, 2010

Nintendo of America has announced plans to release Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition in North America on December 12th. The release marks the 25th Anniversary of the launch of the Super Mario Bros. brand. Already available in Japan and soon to be available in Europe, the Limited Edition set will retail in the US for …Read more

Chevy Cruze In Live Pac-Man Game

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 27, 2010

The Chinese arm of Chevrolet Motors decided to mashup the Chevy Cruze and Pac-Man. The result was an amazing live action version of Pac-Man…in cars! The Pac-Man car features a video feed of the level so the driver can see where he is and where he needs to go. The power pellets are lights mounted …Read more

Bejeweled Blitz Design Update is a Halloween Treat

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 25, 2010

In keeping with the fall season, PopCap Games has rolled out a Halloween design makeover for the ever popular Bejeweled Blitz. The actual mechanics of the game stay the same, but it now features a spooky Halloween background that reacts to scoring events such as cascading matches, speed bonuses, and the use of Power Gems …Read more

The Wonderful World of Gaming Opens at Walt Disney World

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 22, 2010

If you happen to be near the Downtown Disney Marketplace at Disney World this weekend, be sure to pop into the Once Upon A Toy, Disney Interactive Studios. Saturday, October 23rd marks the opening of a new gaming destination at Walt Disney World Resort – The Wonderful World of Gaming. The attraction is billed as …Read more

Vampire Adventure Games – Love at First Byte?

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 22, 2010

There’s no denying it, Vampires are all the rage these days. Their mass popularity can be seen in movies such as Underworld and Twilight, and the TV series True Blood. As is true with many top titles in entertainment, you also find vampires crossing over into Adventure games across all computer gaming platforms. Why is …Read more

Spooky Games for Creepy Halloween Fun

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 19, 2010

October is finally here and Halloween is rapidly approaching. We wanted to share some spooky games you can snuggle up with on cool, dark, Autumn nights. Whether you’re stalking ghosts in Deadtime Stories or creeping around Malloy Castle as Nancy Drew, you’re sure to feel a shiver run up your spine with each creaking door …Read more

Super Mario All-Stars 25th Anniversary Edition – Wow!

Posted by Conor Murphy on October 7, 2010

Nintendo is set to release the Super Mario 25th Anniversary Edition in Europe in celebration of Super Mario Bros.’ 25th birthday. This amazing package was originally thought to only be available in Japan. The Swedish-language section of Nintendo’s website has posted some images of the contents of the package. The packages sport English translations of …Read more

Can Business Games Really Simulate Running a Business?

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 28, 2010
Can Business Games Really Simulate Running a Business?

For most of us, playing games is something we do to escape from the reality of our day-to-day world. Exploring fanciful worlds and embarking on dangerous adventures is enough to turbocharge a gamer’s imagination and mask the daily grind. You might be surprised to know games are also being used to teach entrepreneurs the ins …Read more

Family Game Night Still Bringing Families Together

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 27, 2010

For many of us, the distant memories of family game night without keyboards, Wi-Fi connections, or batteries is becoming more and more difficult to recall. However, there once was a time when we actually played solitaire with a deck of cards and Scrabble with wooden game pieces! That’s right…playing board games actually meant you had …Read more

The Role of Games for Language Learners

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 23, 2010

If you’ve ever tried to learn a new language, you’re well aware of the need to practice, practice, practice! It’s one thing to memorize the lexicon of a new language. It’s another thing entirely to fluidly speak, read, and think in your non-native language. There are plenty of mediums people can use to practice a …Read more

Megaplex Madness: Now Playing Features Game Center

Posted by Conor Murphy on September 21, 2010

We’re happy to announce the addition of Megaplex Madness: Now Playing for the iPhone to Game Center! Now you can challenge for the top of the leaderboard and try your hand at any of the 36 achievements featured in the game. If you’re unfamiliar with Game Center, it represents Apple’s latest move into the social …Read more