Games

Next-Gen Consoles – Taking Realism in Games to another Level

Next-Gen Consoles – Taking Realism in Games to another Level

Video game consoles are among the most popular gaming devices of the moment, along with PCs. However, considering the fact that gaming consoles had a late start in the race, it is quite impressive where they’re at today. The current next-generation consoles, the Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One, are both impressive pieces of technological wonders, and they both have one single goal – to... »

List of the best alternatives for video games

List of the best alternatives for video games

Diana Maria is a freelance journalist who has been writing about mobile technology, customer relationship management and women’s health for more than a decade. These days she is busy to contributes on getamplify Children have a particular affiliation for video games. They make all kinds of excuses to keep playing on these games. However, as a parent it is your duty to expose your child to the outd... »

Just How Realistic do We Want Our FPS Games?

Just How Realistic do We Want Our FPS Games?

This is a Guest Post by Tiffani Weston. This hilarious game play video from “Battlefield 3″ shows gamer “StoneMountain” giving commentary online as if the game was a real-life war. The whole act is a gimmick, and everyone involved is having a good time, but it does beg the question: In video games, what’s the perfect balance between fun and realism, and which games do... »

Techin5 turns 1, World celebrates with us!

Techin5 turns 1, World celebrates with us!

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Techin5 has officially turned 1 today! That’s right folks, March 7th 2011 Techin5 was officially launched and wow! Just wow! It’s been an amazing journey and experience and nearly 600 articles later we’ve finally crossed our first milestone! I have to say I think life would be very different for me and the team if Techin5 wasn’t a... »

Evolution of Poker Games for Xbox, PS, and Mac

Evolution of Poker Games for Xbox, PS, and Mac

This Post has been provided by Reese McKenzie One of the fastest growing games in the world is poker.  However, it was a constant struggle for those that wanted to play poker on XBOX and PS or even on a Mac to find a decent game.  Today we will look at the evolution of playing poker on the XBox and the Mac. Early Problems Poker games on Xbox, Playstation, and the Mac each had their share of issues... »

Mass Effect 3: Collector’s Edition Contents

Mass Effect 3: Collector’s Edition Contents

For those of you interested in the contents of the upcoming Mass Effect 3, or rather the contents of the Collect’s Edition, EA put together this unboxing video which they sent through to us (a nice 500 MB link). We’ve had a look at it and if you’re interested in finding out what’s inside or what it looks like we suggest you go ahead and watch it as well before deciding on p... »

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sales top $775 million in five days

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sales top $775 million in five days

We’re frankly quite mind blown by the enormity of the Call of Duty’s success, but this takes it to a whole new level! New statistics have just been revealed, and it seems that the latest Call of Duty game, Modern Warfare 3 has been an enormous hit worldwide, and that’s putting it mildly. MW3 sales have toped $775 million in just five days, becoming the biggest entertainment launc... »

Techin5 Developer Interview – PopCap Games Studios

Techin5 Developer Interview – PopCap Games Studios

Recently we introduced the ‘Techin5 Developer Interview’ segment on Techin5, and we continue that segment today. If you missed the last Developer Interview, have a look at this link here. Today our next Developer Interview continues on with PopCap Games, one of the most well known casual game developers in the world. Famous for games such as ‘Bejeweled’ and ‘Plants vs... »

Microsoft’s Build Day 2 Announcements

Microsoft’s Build Day 2 Announcements

So the Build conference wasn’t as exciting as day 1, and thus we didn’t have many announcements to make. There were some key features revealed however. Remember Build 2011 is a event to build and code, so you’re not going to get big new announcements like yesterday, every day. They might however be holding back for the launch of Mango tommorow (fingers crossed). Like we said, the... »

Sony Playstation Vita releasing on December 17th in Japan

Sony Playstation Vita releasing on December 17th in Japan

We just spoke about to upcoming Windows 8 about 12 hours ago and how much we were suddenly craving to use it, and then comes an announcement of another prouduct that we’ve been craving for some time now – The Playstaion Vita (PSV). For those of you who have been living under a rock, the PSV is the next-gen Playstation Portable (PSP) and it’s not only powerful but it has graphics ... »

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