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Seven dumb things gamers do that have no impact on the game being played

Sometimes we do silly things that have no outcome on the game we're playing.

PSN has 70 million monthly active users

600 million hours are spent on PS4 every week. That is a lot of time, no matter how you slice it.

Four common pitfalls of gamers

Sometimes we forget what gaming is about: fun. Yes there are many more aspects to gaming, like escapism, social activity, competitive play and many more, but at the heart of it, the true essence of it all, is we have all taken up this hobby because it is fun. But sometimes we lose sight of that. Things get heated and mean-spirited and instead of the joy, we feel envy, hatred, loathing or many othe...

Do You Struggle To Connect With Some Games?

  Like most people, I was looking forward to the long weekend. It was a long enough weekend for me to finish at least two games and make great progress with a third. I had planned to play Bayonetta 2, Shadow of Mordor and Dying Light. When Friday arrived, I started playing them, only to realise I wasn’t really feeling them at all. It’s not like I don’t like the games, I do, ...

Take-Two Interactive CEO thinks that gaming isn’t ready for VR

Ready or not, the Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus is coming your way if you like it or not. Whether you’ll pay the cost for the unit is a whole different story though. Take Two Interactive CEO thinks that VR is a fad, like 3D, and that it will wear off before we know it. In an interview with Take-Two Interactive CEO, Strauss Zelnick, Bloomberg asked if the gaming industry was ready for virt...

Say Whaaat!? How Many People Attended Gamescom?

Gamescom 2014 is now a thing of the past, but for the attendees, it will remain a beautiful moment in their lives, unless they’re claustrophobic. According to the organisers there were over 335 000 attendees from 88 different countries, that’s a lot of people in one place (though I’m sure a Metrorail train can squeeze in a few more). However, last year’s turnout was a littl...

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