Steam Now Localized. Prices in Pesos
Sep18

Steam Now Localized. Prices in Pesos

Recently, Steam, the world’s biggest game distribution service, rolled out its price localization for the Philippines. If you open or login to your steam account, you will see the pricing is now offered in PHP (Philippine Pesos). Is this a way to attract more Filipinos into the service? If so, this is a right move. The next step is find (or break) the barrier of credit card payment for Pinoy gamers since plastic penetration is a...

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US Army Will Use Crysis 2 Engine For Virtual Reality Training
May29

US Army Will Use Crysis 2 Engine For Virtual Reality Training

The US Army will invest around $57 million to design a virtual reality training system for its soldiers, according to a recent report by 1UP. Their goal is to make it a recruiting tool similar to the currently running America’s Army perhaps? According to the 1UP report; “The system will be built on CryEngine 3 from Crytek, the same engine used to power Crysis 2. The goal is to create an incredibly realistic simulator for...

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Walking Dead Video Game Being Developed
Mar22

Walking Dead Video Game Being Developed

It’s bound to happen. One the best (if not, THE best) zombie series on TV, The Walking Dead, will soon be available as a video game. The game is currently being developed by Telltale Games (creators of Sam & Max). Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman said via an interview at IGN that the game will be “multi-year, multi-platform, multi-title” (whatever that means) and is scheduled to be released late 2011 for...

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Justin Bieber Video Games
Dec02

Justin Bieber Video Games

Ok, I have to admit, I was home sick when I wrote this. Frankly, had minor “writer’s block” and couldn’t think of a blog topic to write about. So I chose to do think about the weirdest subject and how to integrate it to the blog. With a little help from my best friend, Google, I googled Justin Bieber and Video Games and came up with a surprising discovery – there a LOT of flash and online games about JB....

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Designing Video Games
Sep17

Designing Video Games

This is a guest post by Alexis Bonari. Thanks for your time and talent, Alexis! Designing Video Games is a tough cookie to crack. It’s no joke. Alexis shares with us her own ideas and opinions about this topic. Designing Video Games by Alexis Bonari Ever wonder how your favorite games came alive? There’s a lot of action that goes on behind the scenes, and much of it is carried out by game designers who have their degrees in...

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