Advertising in games is something that has been getting a lot of media attention recently. Some reports say that gamers love it, provided things are in context (ads on billboards in a city for example) and, more recently, they say they don’t like it… as mentioned in the report posted … Continue Reading In game ads don’t work?
Just spotted a report mentioned on Yahoo! stating that video games may be good for the brain. The idea that video games exercise your brain is, I would have thought, obvious but it’s nice to see there is research that confirms my thoughts. Despite claiming to be an avid gamer … Continue Reading Video Games are good for the brain
You can never have too many icons and these ones from Brand Spanking New are very nice indeed. These aren’t the first icons set’s made by Timothy Groves. I’ve put a list of all the icons (I am aware of) below. Niklaus – Christmas 2006 icon set Doctype Icons 2 … Continue Reading Free icons
I read the first two Eragon books recently, the third and final is currently being written. My timing seems to have been quite good because as I was reading the second book, I found out that there was a film being made… and then there are the inevitable video games. … Continue Reading Eragon – all pervasive
Elebits is a new game for the Nintendo Wii and until I saw the following video I wasn’t overly interested in it. It rather reminds me of the Half Life 2 physics demo that was set up all that time ago, albeit on a smaller scale.
24 Ways was started last year by Drew McLellan. He calls it a geek advent calendar. I call it cool… which must make me a geek. Last year there were many cool new web based hints tips and general goodness released, and based on the first 3, this year looks … Continue Reading 24 Ways (web design stuff)
I have been thinking about the whole “blogging for profit” thing recently – in particular ReviewMe. Have I really sold my soul to the devil if I start reviewing other peoples stuff? So far I’ve had two offers to review things from Review Me. The first was for a last.fm … Continue Reading Blogging for money – should I do it?