Archive

Category Archives for "Uncategorized"

In-Depth Panda3D Engine Review

Panda 3D is a free engine that actually has roots in Disney VR. One of the first Disney VR projects, Aladdin’s Magic Carpet, became the genesis for what we know today as Panda 3D. How cool is that? Origins in Disney is a hell of a thing to put on a resume. Panda 3D emphasizes […]

Continue reading

50 Leading Mobile Game Dev Studios

Mobile games, for many, signal a significant frontier in gaming. We all know neighbors, family members, and friends that are addicted to mobile games like Candy Crush, Disney’s Tsum Tsum, or others. While these distractions have an audience and signal a great monetary windfall for companies, mobile games can be legitimate gaming platforms. The 2018 […]

Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Game Based Learning

I remember days gone by at elementary school when we would all file into the computer lab. We would all get a computer and boot up educational games like Math Blaster and Oregon Trail. Although these were very primitive titles, with the educational aspect, (in my view), taking the backseat to the fun, they still […]

Continue reading

Beginners Guide to 2D Animation Software

The animation is a wild thing. From Toy Story to Flash cartoons, animation has captivated the world for years. Specifically, 2D animation has roots in history going back to the advent of movies. This also ties into gaming as well. We all love games like Braid, Metroid, and Castlevania. However, it is one thing to […]

Continue reading

The Box2D Video Game Engine Guide

I don’t know if you are like me, but I loved the golden age of 2D side scrollers back in the day, and the more recent resurgence in them. Now, they are more creative, beautiful, story-driven, and powerfully resonate with gamers. It is very different from vague stories like the Castlevania franchise’s ‘Dracula bad, kill […]

Continue reading

We Review The Jmonkey Engine

Imagine a beautiful, cube-based world in which you can build, destroy, create, and explore. Imagine this world bending to any whim you have. You can play how you like, creating your own story as you explore and build or destroy environments. Sound familiar? No, it isn’t Minecraft. It’s Mythruna, a game developed back when Minecraft […]

Continue reading

The Bullet Game Engine Guide

Physics are important not only in the world but also in games. Games are different universes where developers either desire to emulate more realistic systems of game physics, like in Grand Theft Auto V. Or maybe they want to throw it all out the window and create a wild and crazy lack of realistic physics. […]

Continue reading

Top Motherboards for Gaming Performance

Years back, I had gotten Total War: Rome 2 on Steam. I am a huge fan of the Total War series and I was super psyched to play the latest iteration of the historical strategy games. It was done downloading, and I eagerly booted it up. Everything seemed to be going smoothly: Company credits, Intel […]

Continue reading

Gaming Internet Speed: Packets & Ping

Now, friends, it’s time to talk about something near and dear to all of our hearts: the internet. Yes, that’s right, the internet. The host to all of our gaming wins, losses and moments of defeat where we SWORE our game was just lagging. Other than gaming, the internet is the essential foundation for cycling […]

Continue reading

What Does DLC Mean?

Do you find yourself staying up late at night trying to beat a game? You put countless hours into beating it: collecting items, maxing out stats, and finding all the secrets it has to offer. Soon after, you beat the game. However, maybe the ending isn’t satisfying, or you crave more gameplay and content. What […]

Continue reading

Should You Use The Torque3D Engine?

I remember days and long nights of religiously gaming—my friends sleeping over, each one of us sweaty-palmed and fried from all the adrenaline that was pumping through us. We loved to play FPS games, and we’d be glued to the TV all night trying to get revenge on one another through skill and, sometimes, I’ll […]

Continue reading

Pros and Cons of The Frostbite Engine

I have been waiting to do a review for an iconic game engine like FrostBite. What can I say that hasn’t already been said? Do you like blowing things up? I know you do. How about playing alongside your friends, team deathmatch style while the scenery crumbles around you as you head to the objective? […]

Continue reading