Not Just Games - How Virtual Reality Will Heal And Teach In 2017 And Beyond

Nima Ghadiri | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Tech
Nima Ghadiri

tech for good There is still the odd zombie shooter, and zombies jumping up on you in virtual reality is very, very frightening. Beyond slaughtering undead hordes, are there more constructive applications of virtual reality technology? Yes, and the possibilities are endless....

How The Hype Train Derailed My 'Undertale' Experience

Jamie Dickerson | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Dickerson

From here on out, I will be delving into spoiler territory for the game. If you haven't played it and have thus far remained spoiler-free, please go buy it and play it. Because I daresay you won't enjoy it as much if you read on.

'Reawakening and Recycling' - An Ancient Call for Action

Jim Egan | Posted 12.11.2016 | UK
Jim Egan

Melinda Gates raised a timely alarm this week (Financial Times, Comment, 9th Nov 2015, "Investing in our families is a vital part of the economy") abo...

Are We Heading Towards Another Video Game Crash?

Jamie Dickerson | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Tech
Jamie Dickerson

As 1982 ended, video games were booming. By the end of 1983, video games were practically dead. This was because of the video game crash, or Atari Shock, and it was an important milestone in game history.

How Clean Is Your Vag?

Lotte Lane | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lotte Lane

Not content with instructing us that our vaginas are too hairy (wax them!), stinky (Vagisil!), oozy (pantyliners!), and haggard (vagacials!), the beauty industry is now reaching whole new heights and coming after our reproductive organs.

$2500 For The Ultimate Console

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Origin Omega, it is by all definitions, the most powerful and the most expensive games console you can get for your living room. Costin...

There's Another Steam Sale Incoming...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Tech

Ladies and gents, credit cards at the ready. There's another Steam Sale on the way. And now we have the dates:...

Is a Steam Room Really a Place to Relax?

Chanel de Yong | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chanel de Yong

I have never wrapped that towel around tighter. Buddah-beauty is now trying to have a conversation with me. As she rambles on, the room is getting hotter and hotter, steam gradually obscuring everything in the room. Her face is now at a half moon, yet she still tries to engage in a conversation with me.

Half-Life 3 Domain 'Expires', Maybe, Or Not, ARGH

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Tech

Earlier this week we speculated that Half-Life 3 was never going to happen. Now there appears to be some hard evidence of that supposition… maybe...

The Steam Summer Sale Is Coming...

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Tech

Do you have an excess of disposable income, a very good gaming PC and a love of a good deal? Then get ready, the annual Steam Summer Sale is on its...

Are We Ready to 'Steam It Up'?

Dr Mark Esposito | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK
Dr Mark Esposito

Steam, as a natural element, provides a daily supplementation and mood boosters in a natural and fun way. In an age where "healthy is king", the value chain of this company has the potential to ice-break the market and add a new significant element, to the wellbeing/well-living industry, which counts for billions, just in the US.

Valve Steam Machines Unveiled

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Did you buy a new games console over Christmas? Then we've got bad news. You don't have the coolest games machine on the planet any more. CES 2014 ...

In the Game for the Console Throne, Valve Have Played a Master Stroke

Tomas Rawlings | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Tomas Rawlings

As Grand Theft Auto tops the charts and smashes entertainment records, PlayStation and Xbox executives at Sony and Microsoft are probably high-fiving themselves on how the console market has bounced back against many pundits expectations.

Valve Unveils 'Steam OS'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Tech

Valve has announced a new, free operating system designed to bring PC games into the living room - and take on Sony and Microsoft at their own game. ...

Gaming In The Interim: GTA5, Dota 2, & Plants Vs Zombies 2

Jay Cowle | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Tech
Jay Cowle

Grand Theft Auto 5 launches in but a few days offering everything from a game of golf to deep see exploration with a lot of killing in-between. This reviewer also suspects a few casual nods will be given to that TV phenomena Breaking Bad, and I for one can't wait to run my own meth lab... Again.

2013: A Gamers Guide

Jay Cowle | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Tech
Jay Cowle

Welcome to 2013, and yet another exciting year for the avid gamer, whether it's watching the Wii U's promising first steps, anticipating the next generation consoles, or looking towards new products like Valve's home system

2012's Video Games Industry Trends, And Why 2013 Could Be A Watershed Moment

Patrick Garratt | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Tech
Patrick Garratt

Last year was an odd one for video games trends, as Microsoft and Sony wound down their Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 operations in anticipation of launching new machines in 2013. While the big players backed off a little, however, the games market itself was evolving rapidly.

Black Friday UK Tech Deals: Online Bargains You Can Exploit

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Tech

Here in the UK, 'Black Friday' might conjure up images of Allied bombing attacks, or dark moments from the history of women's suffrage. But in the ...

GameStop Vouching for Valve: Terrible News for EA

Bob Thomas | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Tech
Bob Thomas

Explaining the decline of high-street retail as a channel for games distribution isn't as simple as saying "well, gaming is going digital" and waving at "the cloud" (a gesture that is "post-peak", in terms of its credibility as an explanator).

Breadth Stops Video Gaming's Conservativeness Becoming a Creativity Crisis

Patrick Garratt | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Tech
Patrick Garratt

You'd be forgiven, looking at this holiday season's blockbuster line-up, that the video games industry is suffering from the worst kind of content-churn.

Amazon Finally Launch Digital Video Game Download Store in the UK

Steven Finch | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK
Steven Finch

The Amazon UK digital video game download store will be launching in October and Amazon hopes it will compete with the major players in this market, such as Steam.