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Articles tagged with: multiplayer

Game Dock-A Dream Come True For Retro Gamers

Ever played a retro game on your IPhone ?? And didn’t like the touch controls, or you want real buttons instead of touch screen to enjoy the gaming experience, Now Cascadia games have a solution for this. They have designed a new device called Game Dock for iPhone,IPad. This device will attach to your IPods via retro USB controllers and will transform you IPads in to retro gaming Rigs.

Driver: San Fransisco, Features Messy DRM

The PC video game industry has suffered a lot because of piracy. Therefore, game developers are becoming more and more cautious about their game releases. At the start, when there was nothing such as controversial DRM, all you needed was to download a crack for your favorite game and enjoy it by downloading it from P2P sites.

But the case is altogether different now. And leading in protecting the games with DRM technology is Ubisoft. Ubisoft had been really hard on PC gamers by protecting their critically acclaimed titles such as Assassins Creed with DRM.

Avatar Kinect Launched By Microsoft

The moment we all have been waiting for has finally arrived. Microsoft has released Avatar Kinect. Avatar Kinect is a technology which will be used in Xbox for online video chat application.

Avatar Kinect uses Kinect sensors to track the movement of your mouth, eyebrows and expressions and translates all these movements to the avatar in your screen. When a person stands in front of the sensors and talks or using his hand gestures, the avatar responds in the same way.

Outrageously Offroad: New Dirt 3 Racing Game

Dirt 3 is the latest in Codemaster’s long line of rally games that earlier bore Colin McRae’s name.

Events include your usual races, drifting events, head to head races and gymkhana a new addition that requires you to complete a set number of stunts such as smashing blocks and performing spins.

In order to progress to the next season, you need to complete a mandatory final event placing in the top three to continue, quite unlike the open world feel that the Dirt 2 had.

Map Packs, How Do You Feel About Them?

FWD.Channel 5 posed a question earlier today, are map packs really worth the money? Map packs are extensions that are sometimes released for popular games, that include new maps or territories for gamers to play. Although I have heard of single player extensions, map packs are usually for multi-player.

I don’t think there is any one rule that says map packs are worth it or not, but I think it goes on a case by case basis, like many things. One factor is the cost of the map pack, another is the popularity of the game, and yet another factor is the game itself.

Is Your Internet Running At Industry Standard?

A usage survey by the FCC has shown that 60 percent of high speed internet connections in the U.S. are slower than 3Mbps– less than the industry standard of “minimum bandwidth” needed to accommodate today’s “high-quality voice, data, graphics, and video.” The survey also shows growth in wired broadband connections by 1 million subscriptions. While this is considered to be relatively slow growth, wireless connections grew by 15 million or 27%.

Out of 153 million connections, 31 percent were found to be…