Posts Tagged "Digital Distribution"

The Indie Game Revolution

The Indie Game Revolution

As you may have noticed, indie gaming is now huge on every platform from PCs to portable gaming systems, smartphones and next-gen video game consoles. Credit a rise in digital distribution and upswing in interest in pushing the very boundaries of the gaming medium by thousands of talented amateur and independently-minded professional studios worldwide. Determined to discover what’s behind the sudden rise of interest in new topics and gameplay styles, as well...

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The iPad’s Killer App

The iPad’s Killer App

Just what the world needs – another video game platform. But following the recent release of Apple’s new touchscreen tablet PC, the iPad, it looks like we have one. Not only can the new super-sized iPod touch run all the current iPod games and applications, it can also host souped up titles with bigger graphics and more programming muscle on its much bigger display. For the time being, it’s easy to dismiss the iPad as an overgrown iPod. And since the iPad...

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How to Save on Video Games

How to Save on Video Games

With cash tighter than ever for many video game players, everyone’s wondering how to save money on PC and video games these days. Thankfully, from game rental services and trade-in sites such as GameFly and Goozex to online deal and bargain-hunting resources and digital game download shops, we run several of the best ways to score deals and discounts down in Popular Science article Cheap Thrills. Check it out if you’re looking to save cash and find ways...

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$304,149,300 Stolen From Activision

$304,149,300 Stolen From Activision

Over $300 million dollars was stolen off of just one game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, in 2009. Obviously, Activision had much more stolen from it with other titles, but MW2 is by far the worst affected. According to TorrentFreak, a staggering 4,100,000 copies of the PC version of MW2 were stolen and 970,000 copies of the Microsoft Xbox 360 version. Thieves using bit torrents are indulging in the biggest orgy of theft in the history of humanity. When they...

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Download Games On-Demand

Download Games On-Demand

Hardcore gamers are well aware that downloading video games to your PC or console is the best way to enjoy many of today’s hottest new gaming titles. But the vast majority of casual gamers and mainstream fans sadly remain in the dark as to the fact that game downloads are really starting to take off in force outside of platforms like the iPhone and iPad, and revolutionize the games industry as a result. In case you happen to be friends or related to someone...

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