The Nintendo 64, or N64 as it’s vastly known, was a ground-breaking console in many respects. A truly revolutionary console that held many firsts and lasts of modern gaming. A console that helped shape gaming as it is today. So there will be a few things that surprise you to learn about the N64, like […]
Card games have been around for centuries, but what makes Cards Against Humanity so incredibly different? Check out the facts below about this amazing party game. Cards Against Humanity is a party game for horrible people. The more twisted and sick the players are, the more of an awkward and despicable experience you’ll have! It’s […]
I’m sure we still remember Mario, Pac-Man and well, Lara Croft but if our memory is verging on the iconic mascot, chances are a Space Invaders comes immediately to mind. Developed by Tomohiro Nishikado, as a Japanese arcade game in 1978, the game-changing vertical shooter rewrote old rules and was later licensed for production in […]
Every gamblers favorite word is "jackpot". The seemingly elusive prize given for all your time, money and sweat, spinning reel after reel on a slot machine. Over the years there have been some truly monumental jackpot wins, changing people's life forever.
If you’ve ever wondered where Poké Balls come from, who makes them and how they work, you’re not the only one! Check out these interesting facts about Poké Balls to increase your Pokémon knowledge. Those of you who are true died-hard Pokémon fans will most likely know the answer to these questions already but for […]
Pac-Man is one of the most popular gaming icons of the twenty-first century and doesn’t show any signs of stopping. The icon features on many objects such as belts, mugs, shirts – even shoes! But where did the idea for a yellow round man come from? Who created it? Read on to find out all […]
You might have seen people jumping from wall to wall, scrambling over buildings, springing off poles and throwing themselves all over the place. Well if you read this article, you’ll know more about why they’re doing it and what it actually is! L’art du deplacement, Le parkour, Parkour, the art of displacement and Free running […]
In late 2013 the world was treated to the release of the next generation in gaming consoles. The two main contenders of the console wars were, of course, Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One. Check out these interesting facts about the PS4.
So 2013 saw the release and battle of the next generation’s consoles. No matter where you’re from it was pretty big news. Big enough to even feature as a theme in South Park‘s brilliant season seventeen three-parter that hurled the console wars into the mix with Game of Thrones and the madness of Black Friday. […]
Flappy Bird, a game that mixes incredibly simplistic and equally challenging gameplay, Flappy Bird is nothing if not harsh and addictive. As a player myself, my advice to those of you who have not yet tried it: Don’t…. Just don’t… It was designed by a Vietnamese game-creator called Dong Nguyen. Flappy Bird has as many […]
The mobile gaming industry has experienced a massive boom in recent years and it doesn’t look like it is going to slow down any time soon. Not a chance! The rise has mainly been due to the raising number of smartphone users combined with the improvement in technology and graphics on smartphones. Do you know […]
Can you remember the first video game you played? I can remember playing on Pokémon Yellow and Spyro the Dragon. They’re my earliest memories. Some of you may remember playing Pac-Man and Space Invaders on the Atari. The 2600 was one of the most popular Atari consoles, so read on to find out more. Originally […]