Friday, January 14, 2011

Nintendo announces impressive sales figures for 2010

In the US, Nintendo enjoyed another strong year in terms of console sales, with 15.5 million units shifting in 2010.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Runes of Magic revenue to provide Queensland with flood relief

For those who haven't been following the news, a tragic, large-scale flood has devistated Queensland in Australia and destroyed thousands of businesses and homes, and claimed a number of lives.

Steam competitor,, soon to enter commercial release

A download portal that the owners would like to see rival the popular Steam has entered beta stage.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Thought: 3DS region locking locking Nintendo out of online competitiveness?

It appears that the 3DS will be region locked. This in itself is probably not too surprising, given Nintendo’s history, but given the 3DS will be involved in a tight battle for the growing online market, I fear it was a poor decision.

Partial E3 exhibitor lineup confirmed!

None of these will be a surprise, but good to know they'll all be there.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Opinion: online multiplayer developers could still learn a few tricks

This Christmas, my family's gift giving could almost be considered counter-cultural. Despite being a family that enjoys its games, not a single wrapped gift was a video game. Instead, the boxes were much larger, and heavier. They were board games.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Book review: 1001 video games you must play before you die

If you needed any more proof that video games were now as legitimate as film, music and books in terms of social and cultural importance, then 1001 video games you must play before you die is it.