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. Atari […]
Poker is a game of chance and online poker gives everyone an equal chance at taking a shot at the stakes. With the steady rise of Internet users, the game has moved onto a virtual platform, thereby providing people the opportunity to experience real poker online. Poker enthusiasts can play online poker for real money […]
It is a fact that over 51% of the world’s population gambles in some way, shape or form. Let’s look at some facts and figures all about gambling and how it’s taken the world by storm. The winner takes it all. In 2009 the legal gambling market totaled £220 billion ($335 billion) globally and it […]
Metal Gear Solid is a stealth action game that has seen great success since its incorporation into the gaming world in 1998. It has taken the world by storm having sold over 6 million copies worldwide. Find out why this game is so fascinating with our interesting facts all about MGS.
The diabolo is a circus skill and is a bit like a juggling toy. The performer propels and manipulates the spool on a length of string that is attached to two sticks. Dating back to the 4th and 3rd millennium B.C. in China means it’s the oldest game in history - even older than Backgammon!
Snooker is a game for either two players or two teams which involves the players using cues to pot the colored balls on the table and gain the highest score. Whether you enjoy playing or watching, you should check out these interesting facts on snooker, the players and the history of the sport.
Bingo is among the oldest games in the world and was first devised in Italy in the 1500’s. Over the next few centuries the game was slowly picked up around Europe and eventually took on the name ‘bingo’ when it arrived in the UK – previously it had been known as ‘beano’. Having been around […]
The first Monopoly board game was created in 1903 and has since had a staggering billion players worldwide. From its traditional Old Street to Mayfair, there are now many interesting variations of the game including Lord of the Rings and The Walking Dead. Find out more with these Monopoly facts.
Lara Croft, the star of the classic Tomb Raider, was an English archaeologist who turned a stereotypically boring profession into a set of fun, action-filled computer games. Grab your digging tools, jump in and unearth some incredible facts all about Tomb Raider right here.
The BioShock series were inspired by dystopian texts like George Orwell’s - Animal Farm. The games are first-person shooter, survival horror video games released on Xbox 360 and reissued on PS3. Find out more about this series with these awesome facts!
The Devil May Cry classic puzzle solving, survival game series was first launched in 2001 by Capcom. Capcom are also famous for bringing us games such as Street Fighter and Resident Evil. Let’s take a closer look at these fascinating games.