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posted in front page news August 04, 2014, 02:24:00 AM 466 Views
Ok this is
"kind of" late as we are a couple days in but there is a lot of stuff
to do and to little timefor one person to do it. Yes we are in need of writers
feel free to apply and make a
bit on the side.
posted in front page news August 02, 2014, 02:51:00 PM 432 Views
the areal impressions of CampZone just after opening night,
Curtesy of one of the members of our gaming group BTTD and his drone.
posted in front page news July 30, 2013, 08:23:00 PM 2348 Views
Well its that time of the year again, Campzone is upon us and we're already into day four of the spectacular event. What is Campzone? I hear you ask. Well Campzone is the world's biggest outdoor vacation where gamers compete with each other out of tents and caravans. The computers and gaming consoles are connected to each other using a Local Area Network and internet connection. Who said gamers never get out much.
Campzone offers gamers the chance to combine camping and gaming, into one fun filled, action packed 11 days. The event is held every year on a large field in Oirschot, Netherlands, and has become a hugely popular event drawing large crowds each year. There are tons of activities and games to suit every talent and genre. From popular arcade games like StepMania, to PC games like Team Fortress 2, there's something for everyone to enjoy. There are competitions as well, to prove to everyone that you've got what it takes to be the best. There are also some other games and activities you can participate in, that don't involve a console.
As usual, Gamer Radio Initiative will be there at the heart of all the action, so if you're in the area, swing by and say hello.
posted in front page news June 06, 2013, 07:44:00 PM 2687 Views
Platform: PC, XBOX 360, PS3
Release Date: Out Now
Recently I had the opportunity to try out the world of Defiance on a free weekend. Having been a close fan of the show since it released in April just after the game launched, I was thrilled to get a chance to test drive this game. Would it meet up to the hype and media surrounding it? Would it spoil or enhance my viewing of the show? Would I even like the game at all?
Having spent the large part of a weekend on testing out the game, trying everything I could in a short space of time to get a full feeling for the game. After several (I lost count) hours playing, I had to admit, I am thoroughly hooked. There are several minor grumbles I have about the game, but overall I think it has been done brilliantly. There are some noticeable similaritities between Defiance and RIFT, another big game by Trion Worlds, but overall the game has it's own unique character. I'm hopeful that with more time, people in game will be a bit more talkative, instead of running around in silence. It is after all, more of an MMO than a first person shooter. It delicately balances both elements into one game style. The idea itself isn't unique, there are one or two others that have done this before, but the way it's being done in Defiance only lends itself more to the gameplay.
posted in front page news May 08, 2013, 06:39:00 PM 2609 Views
Do you like Minecraft? Do you like mods? If the answer is yes, then you'll love the new Tekkit that has just launched! With the latest versions of the biggest and best mods out there, its sure to have something for every taste.
Want to make your very own pocket dimension in Minecraft? Tekkit has the answer, with Dimension Doors, a crafty little mod that creates doors that lead to pocket dimensions. In addition to those doors, the mod also adds a few other cool and handy features that help the player manipulate reality. With this mod, you can form rifts, link dimensions, and even go to places you really shouldn't.
Not your style? How about travelling to infin-- sorry, the moon and beyond? Well now you can, with Galacticraft. This cool little mod lets you explore the solar system in your very own spacecraft. You can explore new planets and moons, and play about with lots of new items as well as new blocks.
Feel more comfortable with your feet on the ground? Well you might like Thermal Expansion, a great piece of software that improves the factory setup and ore processing. It also enhances this with handy little blocks and tools to make your factories work even better.
Tekkit has all these mods and many more. Go take a look! There's even a video showing you just how awesome these mods are.
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