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Mobile gamers spend two hours a day gaming

Published by on Jan 29th, 2015, 1 Comment

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This is a scary statistic that we didn’t imagine could be so high. All the doomsayers are sitting up and noticing – mobile gaming is almost for everyone, it seems.

A new survey of mobile gamers conducted by the NPD Group says that they are playing, on average, over two hours a day on their devices as of late 2014. This constitutes a 57% increase compared to the 80 minutes it was in 2012. If you would like to start dipping your toes in the gaming pool, check out our list of the Top 5 Mobile RPG Games.

The survey was only of 5,566 individuals, but you can be sure they used a representative sample. The report states: (more…)

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Screenshots and Release Date Leaked

Published by on Jan 27th, 2015, No Comments

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Several years after his last adventure, retired fortune hunter Nathan Drake is forced back into the world of thieves. With the stakes much more personal, Drake embarks on his greatest adventure yet in a globe-trotting journey in pursuit of a historical conspiracy behind a fabled pirate treasure.

However, every treasure has its cost and this adventure will test Drake’s physical limits, his resolve, and ultimately what he’s willing to sacrifice to save the ones he loves. (more…)

Top 5: RPG games for iOS and Android devices

Published by on Jan 26th, 2015, No Comments

RoleplayingRole playing games have come a very long way since their original debut as table-top card games. The phenomenon easily moved to PC and console gaming and it was inevitable that they would be ported to your phone and tablet. The best RPG games excel in a combination of great battle systems, large open worlds, great story-lines and of course upgradable items and leveling heroes.

These games are set in crazy fantasy worlds and the best of the mobile lot lets players live out fantasy epics, transport them into far future space operas, or tell intimate, character-driven tales. From old school turn-by-turn RPGs to space exploration and dystopian steam-punk worlds, these are our best RPG titles for your iOS or Android device. (more…)

Sid Meier’s new game “Starships” unveiled (video)

Published by on Jan 20th, 2015, 2 Comments

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We all have great admiration for the legendary game maker Sid Meier. While some may not be fans of his simulation franchises, such as SimGolf and Railroad Tycoon, other strategy games have been among our favourites. I shudder when I think about the number of hours I’ve spent on the Civilization games.

Mr Meier, as we’ve seen in Civilization, is clearly fond of exploration on a grand scale. This time he wants to take on an entire galaxy, not just the whole planet. (more…)

Is a new Age of Empires game in the making?

Published by on Jan 14th, 2015, 2 Comments

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If you get the same nostalgia thinking about the first two Age of Empires games as we do, you grew up a golden age of real time strategy games. We spent countless hours building and destroying walls, decimating enemy armies and gathering those precious resources which made it all possible. (more…)

Sony announces PlayStation Now unlimited subscriptions for $20 p/m

Published by on Jan 6th, 2015, No Comments

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Sony launched PlayStation Now in beta way back in July, but up until now you were only able to rent games via the streaming service. It made it exorbitantly expensive, having to pay upwards of $10 to rent a game for a week.

Luckily for dedicated gamers, Sony has now made it much, much more affordable. (more…)

Playstation & Xbox networks up and running after Christmas attack

Published by on Dec 29th, 2014, No Comments

XboxOnePS4ControllersChristmas time is usually a time for family, sharing and all round joy and happiness. Sometimes though certain family time get a bit too much, and for those that can’t listen to their drunk uncle tell his “border-war” stories again find some sanctuary in their console gaming. Unfortunately these gamers were devastated to find both Xbox Live and the Playstation Network were offline and it only got up and running again over the weekend. (more…)

The first Uncharted 4 Gameplay trailer drops

Published by on Dec 9th, 2014, No Comments

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One of the most successful franchises of the last decade, Uncharted has wowed fans and audiences with its brazen action and story driven direction. Its creators, Naughty Dog, has certainly proved themselves one of the best (if not the best) developers around, also releasing the extraordinary The Last of Us in recent times. (more…)

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