I have discovered my own ‘Angry Birds’ style game addiction with Cycleblob. Released earlier this week, this Tron inspired game allows the player to control a light cycle and compete against other computer controlled racers on various 3D tracks. Beyond the cool factor of being able to race a Tron light cycle, the game utilizes… Read More

Just got this in email.  If your into MMORGS, its free so give it a shot. Here is information from the press release. Yslandia a world apart: Yslandia above all cherishes its players, and we are proud to announce that Yslandia today represents more than 100,000 players from around the world, hundreds of whom form… Read More

A new and fresh game that Qubop made that makes use of the camera, the gyros, and other hardware in the phone. The clouds are randomly generated around you in 3D space, find them, tap them, and get points. See the world through the camera and play the game layered on top of reality. The… Read More

At GDC2011 the best promotional campaign I saw for a game was for Kaos Studios Homefront. Published by THQ, Homefront is a first-person shooter game scheduled to be released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows this March. It is set in the near future, 2027, when a nuclear-armed Korean People’s Army invades the USA and… Read More

During GDC I was invited to check out some new titles from SEGA. Given the love I have for SEGA as an old school gamer, I had to go check it out. First up is Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing. Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is a racing game in the Sega Superstars series produced… Read More

San Francisco this week is home to hordes of game developers from all around the world for the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2011. It is the conference on game development, sharing tools, tips and technologies for unbridled professional learning, networking and fun. Will be posting more soon but do check tweets #gdc and #gdc2011. Now… Read More

With the Game Developers Conference (GDC) right around the corner, I am excited to see what the conference will bring this year as last year was a blast. On the list of things is the Unity3D booth. Unity is a tool for video game development that has taken the international gaming industry by storm. This… Read More

This week Layar, the mobile augmented reality platform, announced on their blog the launch of the Layer Player. The Layar Player is a unique piece of code that can be embedded directly within your own iPhone app. Yes, seems it only is available for iPhone apps. Nice thing is there are no licensing costs and… Read More

Last month I blogged and shot a video showing off a Black Eyed Peas augmented reality app I made using Metaio’s Junaio platform. At the time, I was surprised that Metaio didn’t share or retweet with their community this app I made as they usually do with work that others do with their platform and… Read More

This press release just came out. So if you are a Catan fan, then you may want to hit it up.  Never played before? Check the free version. A fresh gust of sea air for all Catan landlubbers: “The Seafarers lite” including the new scenario “The 4 Islands” and two additional game variants, is now… Read More

2010 was a great year for the more innovative technologies that interest me and 2011 is looking to be even better. It is a few hours until midnight and before I dash out for New Year Eve, I felt a look at the 2011 tech crystal ball was in order. Here are my top three… Read More

I just downloaded simcity deluxe for iPad and started playing. It feels a bit glitchy with memory management, but so far no crash. So the first thing I’m going to start working on are the cheat codes. I have just started to mess with it so if anyone else has already made progress with the… Read More

Several weeks ago I read that Yahoo was going to install 20 digital video 72-inch touch screens throughout the San Francisco downtown area as part of a limited time advertising campaign Bus Stop Derby. It wasn’t until I recently got back in town that I came across one of these at 4th and Howard. The… Read More

Its called the iphone Table (table.connect), pretty logical, and basically you connect your iphone to a cable and (for now) pull up a dedicated app and them boom! You have your iphone on this monster table! And the table responds to touch. … Read More

Yes folks!!!  Sick and tired of having to put down your beer to click something on your ipad??  Hate having to reach up to the table when your ipad is set up like a monitor?  Have you had it with smudge marks??  Cant get the ‘chessie poofs’ dust off the screen??? Well those days are… Read More

So sweet.  I saw this a few days ago on CrunchGear but have only had time to write about it now.. WAYY back in the day, when I was a young’in, I played D&D.  Yes I admit it. Course’, at the same time, I was just starting to learn guitar, and when I found I… Read More

Top ten most addictive iphone games – by Jared Peri There are lots of really great iphone games out there, but sometime you want a game that does not take too much investment to learn or long term focus. These are simple additive games that you can call up and play while waiting in line… Read More

I like Scrabble even though I’m not very good at it.  However, I have a few friends that are just NUTS for the game.  So when this press release came in my email today I thought I would share it out. 🙂   Oh, and wonder why they cannot call it ‘Scrabble”  Trademarked my friend!… Read More