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Fire Hose Games is Changing The Way Games Are Made

“Making video games is expensive.” Eitan Glinert – Founder – Fire Hose Games Truer words were never spoken. Game development is expensive regardless of whether you’re an 800-pound gorilla like Electronic Arts or Activision or if you’re the scrappy upstart like Fire Hose Games.  But Fire…

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Competitive Gaming: Wasting your life? We Interview Team Empire

~ by Christopher Sutton Even though the players never get off the bench, it’s clearly game on for professional video gaming. This trend was on display this past weekend at the The International DOTA 2 championships tournament in Seattle, Washington, where 16 teams competed to win $10.9 million in…

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

For Fans, By Fans – Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a Labor of Love

When Gearbox Software announced Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel coming October14th for Xbox® 360, PlayStation® 3 and PC the crowd went wild.  If you’ve been living off-planet and aren’t familiar with the Borderlands franchise, it’s helped a new genre for games known as “shooter-looters”.…

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What Surprised You Most About E3?

Games. Seeing some quality games at E3 this week surprised me.  I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure I’d see so many.  I had written in this previous post about how the show last year was heavily focused on the technical power of the consoles themselves and how Xbox® One specifically has been…

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What You WON’T See at E3 This Week (or Will You?)

Can you ever really be ready for a show like the Electronic Entertainment Expo?  As I referenced in this post, it’s a big question on whether the Xbox® One is still a viable gaming platform as opposed to the multimedia powerhouse it’s become since its release last Fall.  This year, expect to…

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Is Xbox One Still a Video Game System?

The fine folks over at Xbox recently announced over forty new media apps that were going to be available on either Xbox® One or Xbox 360™ – and sometimes both.  This announcement (along with the super cool one that talks about being able to support external hard drives like our Backup Plus…

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WATCH_DOGS – The Perfect Game for the Cyber Paranoid

During E3 2012 Ubisoft dropped a video game bomb and announced WATCH_DOGS, which released this week for all video game consoles, and PC. When I first saw the game, I knew I had to play it. It was an amazing concept that leveraged notion of digital accessibility that is so commonplace today.  Taking…

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SeagateCreative Interviews Clare Grant

If you’re not familiar with Clare Grant and Team Unicorn, you’re missing out on an Internet delight. These lovely ladies have taken the cyberworld by storm mashing “geek” and “grace” together to bring you some of the most creatively comedic videos this side of the Romulan Neutral Zone.…

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R.I.P. PC Gaming…Kind Of

Last week, Electronic Arts announced that their online gaming service, Origin, would transition to only digital downloads or computer games putting the nail in the coffin for discs. The writing for this has been on the wall for some time, not only in the computer gaming market, but the console one…

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Never Doubt Your Creative Spirit

Creativity is hard. Ok, maybe not for everyone. But for most people, it’s work. You want to be clever. You want to inspire. You want to fill a void in your life that can only be filled by making something from nothing. Be it art, prose, music, film or even a business venture – the [...]

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