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Can Zynga become a gaming force again with “Dawn of Titans”?

Published by on Mar 19th, 2015, No Comments

dawn-of-titans (1)Zynga has had a tough time of it lately. The gaming company became a household name with the sudden rise of Facebook gaming a few years ago but since then have struggled to adapt their brand to mobile gaming.

Their big hit Farmville spread like wildfire a few years ago and that allowed the company to grow and release more titles. Zynga spent 2011 and 2012 snapping up the studios behind smartphone sensations like Words With Friends and Draw Something, and even hired former Xbox chief Don Mattrick as its CEO. All of these changes couldn’t get them back on track, but a new epic strategy game just might… (more…)

Trailer: New video game movie ‘Pixels’ coming soon

Published by on Mar 19th, 2015, No Comments

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We know what you are thinking – movies based on video games are horrible. That has certainly been the trend over the last thirty years (with some standouts), and it seems to be the early consensus surrounding Pixels as well.

Pixels is helmed by Chris Columbus, a director who hasn’t done anything worth mentioning since the first two Harry Potter flicks over a dozen years ago. It stars Adam Sandler, who has also not been making great movies in the last couple of years. (more…)

GTA V for PC delayed… again

Published by on Feb 25th, 2015, No Comments

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Unfortunately we have some bad news for all those PC gamers looking forward to the newest GTA game making it to their platform of choice. The PC version of Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed yet again.

Originally the game was supposed to be released in mid-January for the PC. It released back in September 2013 on the Xbox 360 and PS3 and last year it came to the PS4 and Xbox One. After the previous delay, gamers were informed that they could pick up the game on March 24th, but this has now been pushed back to April 14th.

Rockstar had the following to say regarding the matter: (more…)

PS Vita turns 3, celebrates with massive savings on games

Published by on Feb 23rd, 2015, No Comments

ps vitaIn celebration of PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) third birthday, a range of both new and classic PS Vita gaming titles have been discounted on the PlayStation Store ending 4th March 2015. Additionally, PlayStation Store is offering two custom themes dedicated to this special anniversary.

Check out all the games available on discount below: (more…)

Top 5: Most anticipated console games of 2015

Published by on Feb 20th, 2015, 3 Comments

2015The next-gen games are coming thick and fast after the PS4 and Xbox One had a full year last year to get their engines lubricated. 2015 promises to deliver a host of highly anticipated games, with a lot of new games and sequels to keep us busy.

Find out what our Top 5 most anticipated games are for 2015. What title are you most excited about? (more…)

Total War: ATTILA final trailer lands before launch

Published by on Feb 18th, 2015, No Comments

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Total War™: ATTILA will be released in South Africa on 20th February 2015. It will be available to purchase at retailers and available for digital download.

The Dark Ages approach. A time of famine, disease and war, where refugees in their thousands flee from a sweeping tide of destruction and death. Desperate barbaric tribes rally against the ailing might of a dying and divided Roman empire; the light of civilization gutters and dims. In the great steppes of Scythia, a vast and terrifying force gathers, led by a warrior king whose thirst for conquest is utterly unequalled. (more…)

Nvidia GTX 900 series: Which one should you buy?

Published by on Feb 9th, 2015, 8 Comments

GTX980Unfortunately for most PC gamers there exists a clear and painful disconnect between how fast graphics and gaming technology advances and how fast their salaries increase year on year. So when you are looking for your next GPU you want to get a great card without having to break the bank correct? Well this article should help you, if you are a Nvidia enthusiast, to decide between the GTX 960, 970 or 980.

Considering only the specs on paper the GTX 980 is the clear winner, but which card will give you more bang for your buck? Say for every R1000 spent on the GPU, how much performance will you get? Want to know, check out this comparison. (more…)

Katy Perry to get mobile game a la Kim Kardashian

Published by on Feb 5th, 2015, No Comments

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Celebrities are always looking for more ways to make a ton of money. Whether it’s fragrances, couture or even mobile games and apps – they can’t resist plastering their face on almost everything.

And now it looks like pop princess Katy Perry is set to follow in the footsteps of another famous celebrity by getting her own mobile game.

Just like reality star Kim Kardashian, Katy will launch her own mobile game that will feature her voice and most likely a character of herself.

According to a press release released yesterday, Katy Perry’s game looks set to have a similar premise to that of the Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game, where players will have to climb a metaphorical ladder and build a career to gain success and reach the top:

“…(sic)[the game will] introduce players to a digital playground of global success and talent” a portion of the press release read.  (more…)

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