Science fiction literature – and gaming – is full of mad artificial intelligences that protagonists have to deal with. From 2001: A Space Odyssey to System Shock, AIs are generally bad news. But, Human Orbit asks, what happens if YOU are the AI? Human Orbit is social sim set on a space station, and coming [...]
Our friends over at Atomic went on a road trip to Melbourne recently, to attend Monash University’s rather excellent Computer Games Bootcamp. We’ve become such a regular there that one day of the week has been dubbed Atomic Tuesday in our honour! It’s a day of tech talks, audience shenanigans, and the odd giveaway from [...]
If your’e thinking it’s time to be upgrading to a 24in monitor, this could be just what you’ve been looking for.
There have been several attempts to remake Gauntlet over the years, yet to varying degrees they all failed to recapture the dungeon-crawling mayhem of the original. The developers at Arrowhead may well be wizards, but when planning their own take on the 80s classic they left nothing to chance. “The difficulty with remakes generally is that, [...]
Talk to sci-fi fans about shows that were cut-off in their prime, and there’s one TV property that stands head and shoulders above the rest – Firefly. Since Firefly shut down, its cast has enjoyed immense popularity in video games voice work, including in the Halo series and other games besides. But now, Nathan Fillion, [...]
Dead or alive, creep, you’re entering this competition! We have five great packs to giveaway, celebrating the reboot of the crime-fighting ROBOCOP! Just follow the instructions below!
Ah, game delays. Depending on your outlook, they’re either a glass half-full of optimism and hopes that the developers will use the extra time wisely to refine and contribute to new content. If you’re of the glass half-empty – and fill with liquid fail – brigade, it’s just proof that the devs are incompetents who [...]
Many online games have issues with keeping sometimes raucous community members in-line. In the seeming anonymity of in-game chat, it’s easy for the better angels of our nature to be ignored, sadly. One game, however, is tackling the issue head on. Riot Jeffrey Lin has reported that the company will taday start handing out 14-day [...]