0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on July 18, 2012 under Featured, PC Gaming, PC News
“Fragrance Company Aims to Capture the Scent of Videogames” – That is the title that jumped out at me as I scanned Google News today. After clicking the article to reveal the sentence, “Mega Man is the first game character to receive a personalized aroma,” I thought there was no possible way it could be a real news article. No, clearly something out of The Onion or some other sat... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on May 2, 2012 under Featured
There are many more tidbits that could have been added to this list, but lists like these are subjective anyway, which is why I’m leaving the order up to you. Which of these facts are most surprising to you? Video Games More Effective at Fighting Teenage Depression than Traditional Therapy Although 80% of depressed teenagers are never treated, a new game SPARX (Smart, Positive, Active, R... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on February 28, 2012 under Wii, Wii News
Here’s an action RPG to be excited about – The Last Story was directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of Final Fantasy and executive producer to many Final Fantasy games. If that isn’t enough, Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu created the music for The Last Story. The Last Story currently has a Metascore of 82 with glowing reviews – “The Last Story is a memorable and magical ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on February 3, 2012 under Playstation 3, PS3 News
Ready to save the world? Again? If you’re a diehard fan, you’ve already proven yourself against Exdeath, Kefka, Sephiroth, Ultimecia, Kuja, Sin, Seymour, and plenty of other Final Fantasy antagonists. Last month, we brought you details on the next highly anticipated game in the series – XIII-2 – and here we are, already at the week of its release in North America and Europe. R... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on January 19, 2012 under Featured, PC Gaming
Mario eats mushrooms, Yoshi spits out turtle shells, RPG characters consume potions and ethers. Food has a magical purpose in video games – improving stamina, restoring health and even bringing people back from the dead. To be honest, I never thought much about the food in video games. I just took it for granted that mushrooms could make Mario grow bigger and Phoenix Downs could restore li... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on December 20, 2011 under Featured, PC Gaming, PC News
There has been a certain stigma attached to video games as parents question their impact on children. However, more and more research has surfaced regarding the benefits of gaming, such as promoting a healthy diet, decreasing lazy eye in children, improving blurred vision for adults with amblyopia, and helping those with post-traumatic stress disorder. In recent years, video games started achi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on December 13, 2011 under Featured, Playstation 3, PS3 News
Final Fantasy – what a series. From the 1987 launch of the very first game amid near bankruptcy to now fourteen games in the main series, the franchise’s success has been incredible. It is one of the top selling video game series, having hit the mark for 100 million units shipped back in June 2011. While very few of the games have direct sequels, there are certain elements that remain co... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Karin E. Skoog on December 8, 2011 under Xbox 360
Details are slowly being unveiled about South Park: The Game, as anticipation mounts for the game announced just last week. We are looking forward to the game that will quite possibly be one of the most offensive and gut-wrenchingly hilarious games of all time. Gamers will play the new South Park kid as one of the different classes – wizard, paladin, adventurer, rogue, or a clas... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dave Mack on April 29, 2011 under Featured, PC Gaming, PC News
Square Enix will be releasing this Special Edition of Final Fantasy XI, let's see what we can fill our Kitguru's in on. Whether you follow the series or not, this is arguably one of the most popular games from this series. In fact 9 years following its release, Final Fantasy XI is still being played actively on massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) servers worldwide. This wil... more.
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