For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week.
Last year’s E3 brought the announcement of a new Star Trek game along with a brief trailer of Spock and Kirk running around, blowing things up. Very little has been divulged about the game thus far, though it is expected for the 360, PS3, and PC early 2013, before Star Trek 2 hits theatres.
In December, KitGuru brought you news of the upcoming PS4 and Xbox 720 consoles, including mounting anticipation among gamers and developers for the improved graphics these next gen consoles can provide. Now, rumors have shifted from focus on the consoles themselves and towards updated controllers.
KitGuru recently brought you an article highlighting the growing trend of exercise games and social gaming. Tablets, smart phones, iProducts, Facebook, and Google Chrome social gaming apps have engrossed a good chunk of the population since their inception. While these trends have been skyrocketing for some time, how many of you have stopped to think about the impact this could have upon other aspects of gaming?
A biophysicist and computer scientist at Wake Forest University believes video games play an important role in treating cancer. “If it wasn’t for gamers who kept buying these GPUs, the prices wouldn’t have dropped, and we couldn’t have used them for science.”
Did you enjoy the stories in Mass Effect, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Jade Empire, Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights? These stories were the result of Drew Karpyshyn’s imagination and storytelling abilities. He served as the lead writer and co-lead on many BioWare titles for the past twelve years and recently announced his retirement from game writing on his blog.