September 2010 Archives

Tokyo Game Show: Alice Madness Returns Trailer

By Nathanial Rumphol-Janc on September 15, 2010 10:42 AM | Permalink |

Alice in Wonderland is a all time classic story, now told in two video versions a couple other older games as well. Of course, it is also in book form for those wondering where it all started. However, Madness Returns (being created by EA) seems to take place after all of those events in Wonderland, giving it a lot of creative freedom to create whatever sort of story they want. With how bizarre and.... (Read More)

Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Gets New Trailer, PC Delays

By Nathanial Rumphol-Janc on September 14, 2010 12:01 PM | Permalink |

Assassin's Creed is one of those series that has a clear cut love or hate relationship with gamers. While everyone admits the game looks stunning, there have been complaints about it's story and even some of it's basic game play elements. Of course, I happen to fall on the love side the debate so when I found out Brotherhood was being delayed for the PC I almost cried. While I was not a big.... (Read More)

Halo Reach Has Arrived, How Relevant is the Series?

By Nathanial Rumphol-Janc on September 14, 2010 11:20 AM | Permalink |

Video Games | EpicBattleCry | Skirmish 89XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii For starters, I am not the biggest Halo fan. I have enjoyed playing it online while intoxicated, and there were some great lan party experiences I have had with the series, but overall it just felt like another generic shooter to me. Now, I have been an avid pc gamer my entire life, so sometimes my feelings are skewed by.... (Read More)

Science Proves Action Video Games Quicken Reaction Times

By Nathanial Rumphol-Janc on September 14, 2010 1:32 AM | Permalink |

According to researchers at the University of Rochester, playing action shooters actually makes people better at multitasking and can even extend into the realm of becoming a far more aware driver. According to the study, which took two groups 18-25 year olds, the response time was quickened by 25%. The first group played 50 hours of Unreal Tournament and Call of Duty 2, while the second group played 50 hours of The Sims 2..... (Read More)

Gametrailers Content Creators Talk About Entertaining Viewers, Making Money in the Gaming Industry

By Nathanial Rumphol-Janc on September 13, 2010 10:14 PM | Permalink |

Video Games | PAX 2010 Panels | Content Creators Showcase: Part IXBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii This was possibly one of the most entertaining watches in a long time for me. While I may have a different mindset than many of you out there (as being someone who needs to consider a lot of what they talk about in terms of entertaining our audience) it's still informative overall for anyone considering.... (Read More)