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Five Reasons Why Google Should Buy Valve Corp

9 Mar

It’s one of those “you wish…” scenarios, I would love to give you a better preface, but face it, you are going “oh snap!” in your head

1. A perfect fit for Google Play

Rename Steam to Google Play and suddenly, you have a huge established platform for Google to install various things onto your PC/Mac/Linux

 

2. A new community for G+

Steam has a large community of tech/gaming enthusiasts, merge it with G+ and you have a larger community that has a lot of things in common

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PSP Vita too much, too late….

8 Mar

Sony finally releases the PSP “Vita” to the North American market, but is it too much too late?

 As most of the world knows the hand-held gaming market has been dominated by one name alone, Nintendo. Now as tech moves to a more mobile platform we now see gaming moving to tablets and cellular devices across the board.

 Though the device itself is very appealing is very appealing boasting an ARM Cortex A9, a sleek 5 inch OLED touch scree, dual cameras (front and rear 0.3mp) and wifi and 3G flavors. Removing its renowned XMB interface with an all entirely new UI and taking notes from the mobile market it has “enhanced” its layout with a more friendly look. Giving you a bubbly friendly interface which is fully interactive.

 I had a chance to play with a demo device at a Target store the device was just as any other PSP model before it, a very solid feeling device. I will give it to Sony they sure know how to make a sexy device feel sexy in  your hands and the screen is breath taking with vibrant colors. Though it was really weird trying to navigate the UI after some time it became pretty cool to play with. “Peeling” away unused apps/games from your screen was a neat feature.

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“Google Games”, the future of unified gaming?

7 Mar

The future of gaming is just around the corner! No, not a new console, or a new game for PC. What we are talking is what Venture Beat has quoted Punit Soni in saying to the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

By next year, we will not be here talking about Google+ Games, Chrome Web Store games, Games for Native Client and Android games. We will be talking about Google games.

 

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