Out of 14.000 interviewed Europeans, 72% indicated to play computer games. 60% of these said to primarily play games on their PC, while a third play their games on a console. Gaming on mobile phones is also on the rise, with 27% of the interviewed gamers indicating they also regularly play on their mobile device.
“With the gaming industry now spending more to develop user interfaces than the Pentagon, the Army has begun putting all that R&D to good use in weaponry and training. Reversing the traditional role of games attempting to simulate real life killing machines, it is now the weapons makers using gaming technology to make their products more effective.”
Raging Thunder is a racing game that shows off the potential of the OpenGL graphics on the iPhone.
Celestial Impact is a team based multiplayer first person shooter (FPS) set in space on an asteroid with spherical gravity. What makes this FPS really special is that the landscape is fully deformable in all directions.
A preview of the great games that you can expect see, and hopefully play, in the coming months:
– Haze (PS3)
– Mass Effect (PC)
– Race Driver Grid (PC, X360, PS3)
– Metal Gear Solid 4 (PS3)
– Alone in the Dark (PC, X360, PS3, Wii, PS2)
– HEI$T (PC, X360, PS3)
– Spore (PC, X360, PS3, Wii, PSP, DS, iPhone)
– Far Cry 2 (PC, X360, PS3)
– Fallout 3 (PC, X360, PS3)
– Spiderman: web of shadows (PC, X360, PS3, Wii, PS2)
– Legendary (PC, X360, PS3)
– Ghostbusters (PC, X360, PS3, Wii, PS2)
– Just Cause 2 (PC, X360, PS3)
– Gear of War 2 (X360)
– Resistance 2 (PS3)
– Zeno Clash (PC)
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[English]Frag is a 3D first person shooting game written in Haskell and licensed under the GPL. The graphics rendering uses OpenGL. Source code is available.[/English]
[French]Frag est FPS (first person shooting) 3D écrit en Haskell et sous licence GPL. Le rendu untilise OpenGL. Le code source est disponible.[/French]