One of the best things about playing Sims 3 is that you get to play ‘God’ to your sim—managing his life and his aspirations so he can achieve his big dream and still stay (reasonably) happy every day. But unlike our own lives, there are great cheats and shortcuts that will set up your sim for success. Here are some great tips from fellow Sims 3 addicts. [Read more…]
Even adults get distracted, so you can imagine how much harder it is for young children—who tire more easily and have less self-control—to stay focused on a task. While certain rules can help improve your child’s concentration, you can also build his mental skills with fun games. The brain is like a muscle. It gets stronger each time you use it. With these games, your child will get used to sitting longer and longer at a task. [Read more…]
The whole PC gaming community is probably still camped out in their rooms finishing the single player campaign of Starcraft II or engaging in brutal multiplayer combat over battle.net. The release of Starcraft II reminds us just addictive real time strategy games are. The intense mix of action, strategy and fast thinking is a potent formula that has left many people addicted to RTS games. A lot of RTS titles have been released over the last decade or so and let’s face it, there were some bombs but there were more stellar titles that have become part of the pantheon of the best games ever made. Below are some of the best RTS games you shouldn’t fail to try. [Read more…]
The period from September to December is usually the time of the year when game development companies start releasing the most anticipated games of the year. This is the time when the games that people have been talking about and waiting for are finally given a release date (usually in the last few months before the year ends). 2010 is a good year for games and it is most apparent when you look at what’s going to be released in the coming months across all platforms. So better check your wallet and make sure you have enough funds to get all of these wonderful games. [Read more…]
The gaming industry has long since adapted to the fast changing landscape of computer and video games. When it used to be that gamers were a small group of people, today, practically everyone has a favorite video or computer game! Perhaps as recent as 10 years ago, the prevailing idea was that computer games were mainly patronized by males. These days, practically anyone can find a game that suits him or her.
Casual games have played a vital role in the rise of gaming. Casual games are online games or video games that are targeted at a wide range of people. Casual games are not limited by a specific genre or game play, hence their attraction to virtually all demographics. Casual games may follow various themes, but they have one thing in common: they are addictive! [Read more…]