Category Archives: Entertainment
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Osama bin Laden, once the world’s most wanted man, has been immortalized—not by members of the militant Islamist group Al Qaeda, but by a video game developer. Three days ago an independent developer called Fletch released a videogame level for the game “Counter Strike – Source.” The level depicts bin Laden’s Abbottabad, Pakistan compound. The [...]
We all know and love Pandora. I can’t tell you how many hours I’ve spent on one of my favorite stations wishing I could give the programmer a big hug simply because they seem to know me so well. I choose an artist, press play and let Pandora takes care of the rest. If I [...]
Yesterday Amazon launched two programs that are set to transform the way that digital music is stored and played. Amazon is now offering what is called a music locker. The music locker is comprised of Cloud Drive. Cloud Drive is being marketed as a hard drive that allows users to store uploaded music along with [...]
Recently Netflix made a bold statement by acquiring rights to a television series called “House of Cards.” By buying rights to this show, Netflix avoids having to purchase streaming rights from a pay TV channel. This sent shock waves through the television entertainment industry because Netflix made a move that represents a potential threat to [...]
Activision has added EA to their lawsuit against Modern Warfare developer Infinity Ward. They claim EA stole talent from Activision and has hurt the future of Call of Duty games. However, that talent was fired by Activision about a month before EA started working with them.
The release of Call of Duty: Black Ops brought gamers out of the wood workings. The game easily shattered one day sales records on Tuesday set previously by the games predecessor, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The game grossed around $360 million in day one sales across the United States and the United Kingdom for a total of 5.6 million sold across all platforms – Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC, Wii and Nintendo DS.
To continue the listing trends that I have noticed on many blogs and Digg.com, I have compiled a list of the best pop-up games online. We see them all the time navigating through the internet, sometimes we play them and sometimes we don't. There are some pretty clever/fun ones out there. Here are a few that I found to be entertaining. (These are also great ways to drive traffic to your site).
For those growing up with a video game control in their hands, Nintendo has been the boldest, groundbreaking innovator of fun. With Nintendo 64, the company established their superior creativity, launching tittles such as Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time, Mario 64 and Super Smash Bros, guiding many individuals to the title of "hardcore gamers", who, by adopting this new identity, have learned to expect more flawless products with each new product innovation. Simply put, Nintendo is the true leader of video game entertainment. Those committed to the company experienced rough times throughout the transition to the Game Cube, where, the Playstation 2 began their reign of the "hardcore gamer" market by launching more advanced and graphic-based games such as Metal Gear Solid and Final Fantasy. Consequently, many gamers surrendered their nostalgic bond with Nintendo and embraced the more aesthetically pleasing competition.