The Culture of Gaming

Some gaming genres are lasting better than others. It’s fair to say that the FPS and RPG formats are at the more highly evolved end of the evolutionary map right now, but along the way there have been some notable dodos. Ideas and formats that – for whatever reason – have simply faded into obscurity or never really achieved any great popularity in the first place. Popular culture’s overlap with gaming culture has a mixed history....
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History of Bingo

Bingo can be traced back to an Italian game c.1530 called “Il Giuoco del Lotto d’Italia”. Over the hundreds of years the game had grown throughout Europe for example in France; with playing cards, tokens and reading out the numbers had been added to the game....
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Destiny (PS4) Review

It was the Sega Dreamcast’s Phantasy Star Online that was the first game to not only offer a mass-multiplayer online experience but was capable of delivering on its promise. Online gaming had long been a pipe-dream for console developers but it wasn’t until Sega’s final console that this dream became a reality....
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Sports games we would like to see for 2015

We all know how lucrative the sports video game sector is. You needn’t ask more than two gamers to see if they have played the latest FIFA, or Madden if you are from the other side of the pond. Year on year we line the pockets of EA Sports, who have nearly reached near dominion in the sector. But, as long as the games they churn out keep on exceeding expectations, we have no problem in doing so....
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10 Top free Open Source Apps for Linux, Windows, OS X and Android

We all love free stuff, but one of the first things that comes into mind when you hear that something is free is something among the lines of “if it’s free, it must be of low quality”. Sure, this might be true for some fields, but it definitely doesn’t apply to software, open-source software being widely known for its reliability and security – two crucial aspects of a software program....
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5 WordPress Game Plugins that will boost social interaction on your website

Game plugins can significantly boost your website’s social interaction. Although traditional marketing tactics and SEO matter a lot, sometimes the simplest, most addictive games can bring you a lot more benefits. Before deciding on a plugin, assess the nature of your website. Do you have a casual website like a personal blog, or do you own a formal online business? Regardless, including games can significantly boost user retention and traffic, particularly if the selected games are refreshed and changed regularly. Here are 5 WordPress Game Plugins that can boost social interaction on your site....
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Online bingo vs. video bingo – there’s no comparison

by  CarbonNYC   For many people, the game of bingo brings up one image only. It’s a room full of people from the older generation with their heads down leaning over their paper tickets, marking off numbers on their tickets that match the number calls made by the bingo caller. The tension mounts as more and more people only have a few numbers left to cross off and then suddenly someone pops the balloon of excitement for everyone else in the room by shouting ‘bingo’ – they’ve won and everyone else has lost....
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