Posts Tagged ‘Video Games’

SimCityEDU: Merging Entertainment and Education

SimCityEDU: Merging Entertainment and Education

SimCity has always been a puzzle to many gamers; not only was it one of the world’s first open-ended video games ever, but it was also the first time that video games explored a facet of everyday life that would be considered bland and banal to many fans of fast-paced first-person shooters by putting players ...

Beta Test the Next SimCity for Free

Beta Test the Next SimCity for Free

If you’re of college age, and even just a casual video game player, chances are that you’ve played SimCity at one point or another. Probably for overly-extended periods of time, if we’re being honest. Yet, despite the strength and appear that Will Wright’s famous city builder saw during the 90′s and early 00′s, the title ...

Star Wars: The Old Republic Goes Free-to -Play Next Week

Star Wars: The Old Republic Goes Free-to -Play Next Week

Finally, some good news involving the words “Star Wars.” While we’ve heard loads about Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm, a fact that I’m choosing to not acknowledge for as long as humanly possible, fans of the franchise can at least take solace that one of the better titles to bear the name is about to get ...

Study Break: Scare Yourself Silly with Slender

Study Break: Scare Yourself Silly with Slender

Get ready for Halloween with this short but frightening indie game. It’s never what people see that truly terrifies them. Rather, it’s what they can’t see. No matter how horror is delivered to you, rather by a book, movie, television show or video game, letting an unknown terror fester in the audience’s imagination will leave ...

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Gameboy

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Gameboy

Earlier this week, we told you how you could rekindle your love for the video games of old with a website that allows you to play old Nintendo and Super Nintendo games online for free. But we recently found a way for lovers of old Nintendo games to exercise their nostalgia: turning their smartphone into ...

Play NES and SNES Games Online for Free

Play NES and SNES Games Online for Free

If you’ve ever found yourself pining for old, 2D games from your childhood, you’re not alone. While modern video games are well and good, there’s something about the nostalgia you get when you play an old Nintendo sidescroller that far surpasses any of the joy you can get from a present day console or PC ...

The 5 Best Free-to-Play MMORPGs

The 5 Best Free-to-Play MMORPGs

Some of the best MMORPGS currently available for the frugal college gamer. It’s hard to justify spending $15 on a MMO subscription fee when you’re living off of ramen and energy drinks. Luckily, the free-to-play market has become increasingly competitive in the last year, and a number of pretty quality games, many of which were ...

Steam’s Big Picture Comes To A TV Near You

Steam’s Big Picture Comes To A TV Near You

New mode of Steam designed for display on televisions; works with game controllers. You may know of Valve Software through their game titles like Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress, and Left 4 Dead. But did you know they’ve been working hard at kicking consoles to the curb? Enter Big Picture, Steam’s game platform that delivers all of ...