Posts Tagged ‘games’

Another day, another rumor. This time it’s about Zynga and Facebook. You may know Zynga, developers of the highly addictive and “social” games FarmVille and Mafia Wars. With an over 82.7 million active users cultivating their virtual farms, it’s no wonder Zynga may be pushing to test their player’s devotion meters. How hooked on FarmVille […]


[Note: This is a re-post from Ploked from 3/15/10] Prior to 2006, video games were for the hardcore. Xboxes, PlayStations, and Gamecubes separated the boys from the men. If you didn’t invest in learning button control schemes and combos, you couldn’t rumble with the best players in Soul Calibur II, Halo, or even Mario. When […]


There’s no contest that Street Fighter IV is an artistic wonder. No, I haven’t played it yet (I don’t own an Xbox 360 or a PS3..yet), but I sure hope I will in the near future. In the past Capcom has stated that that SFIV isn’t exclusive to the 360 or the PS3 and that […]


Much like the Appvent Calendar 2009 that gave out free iPhone apps in the weeks leading up to Christmas, Free App A Day is giving one free app everyday this month. Chances are you will get at least a couple of really fun and exciting games and apps. Lately all the apps I have been […]


Finally, Microsoft is starting to access that noggin. Firmware update 4.3 was released for the Zune HD a couple of days ago and on Wednesday some 3D games popped up on the Microsoft Marketplace (MS’s iTunes Store). They’re all free, but feature a tiny ad before the game loads. Most impressive appear to be Audiosurf […]


There is an article in the latest issue of Forbes (Nov. 16) titled “Social Climber” written by Rebecca Buckman that has me thinking how far we’ve all come, from a social gaming perspective. The piece mostly focuses on Mark Pincus, the man behind Zynga, a web gaming company responsible for games such as FarmVille, Texas […]


Can’t You See I’m Busy! is a brilliant website. In the office realm of 9-5 jobs, the workload can get a little overwhelming. Everyone needs a few minutes of downtime here and there just to re-energize their blood and keep them going. Solitaire on Windows is the most popular time waster that trashes all productivity […]