Iraqi Bootleg Game Covers Are The Best Kind Of Ridiculous

While piracy is the pits, you gotta love bootleg covers: they mash up all sorts of things that either make no sense, or somehow make the source material even funnier. In some cases, they even make you wish the game advertised on the cover officially actually existed, instead of whatever pirated game is actually in… » 4/11/14 5:30pm 4/11/14 5:30pm

The History of Early Computer Games. In Iraq.

There's a really interesting piece up on HG101 in which Iraqi gamer Salwan Asaad, now living in Egypt, recounts his experiences growing up in the 1980s with the region's fledgling scene.


Unlike the hell-in-a-handbasket Iraq has become in the last twenty years, Asaad remembers during the 1980s it was a (relatively)… » 3/28/12 11:30pm 3/28/12 11:30pm

Suprisingly Competent Blackwater Kinect Title Could Be Its Own Greatest…

This week was the first time we heard of publisher 505 Games' Blackwater, an FPS that would cast you in the role of Blackwater Worldwide mercenaries. The topic seemed thorny—the mercenary company, now renamed Xe Services LLC., has been at the center of a multiple of controversies and the subject of highly critical… » 6/08/11 6:40pm 6/08/11 6:40pm