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PC is still the Platform of Choice for Gaming

In light of the ongoing debate whether PC Gaming is dying, Dutch mainstream news site nu.nl examines a study by Forrester suggesting the PC is still the platform of choice for 60% of Europe’s gamers.

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.

Game Technology Helps Drive Military Training

“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.”

Read more:
Why the Military Needs the Gaming Industry

8 Months of Gaming

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)

Read the full article HERE

Frag: 3D first-person shooter in Haskell

[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]

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