For me, going into an RPG like Fallout always means spending hours agonizing over every single stat. Thanks to the wonders of the internet, however, I can now start that meticulous process before the game is actually in my hands.
QUOTE | “Just as the line between gamer and non-gamer has been destroyed, I think the distinction between console and mobile will become less distinct over time.” - Scopely’s Walter Driver thinks Apple TV is just one more step toward an ultimate convergence in gaming.
You might already know all about the SPECIAL system in Fallout, but you should give this Fallout 4 short about the strength stat a watch anyway: it’s cute and funny!
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With over six hundred pocket monsters to choose from, not all Pokémon are made equal. Some Pokémon are better than others. And if you're looking for the very best Pokémon you can own, your choices are limited.
Smash Bros. for Wii U has a "World Status" mode, which lets you watch a ticker of random statistics collected from players. These include total number of hours played, total number of Kos people have gotten, and the total distance the Sandbag has been launched in home run contest. All of this is show on a nice global…
PornHub released a bunch of graphs yesterday breaking down what platforms people are viewing their service on. Among other curiosities (there are humans in 2014 watching porn on Windows NT and Blackberry phones), the company showed what gaming systems are most commonly, um, used.
While sales numbers are the tried and true method of calculating the most successful video game console in a generation, on Facebook everything's a popularity contest, and the most popular console in the U.S. is the Xbox One.
JackFrags plays a lot of Battlefield 4. As a result, he's got a lot of Battlepacks to open. So here are the results of what was contained within 100 Battlepacks.
That. That is a big number. I had to turn my phone sideways and everything to work that out. I don't even know how to say it. The staggering figure is the combined souls lost across both 360 and PS3, and the result of some 252, 163, 804 deaths overall.
How much stuff goes into a video game? To celebrate Broken Age going on sale on Steam, Double Fine has released an infographic with a collection of stats from the number of textures in the game to the total coffee consumption of the team.
The numbers may be shrinking a bit in recent years but, when you look at it, the sheer aggregate of people who've made a toon, joined a raid or bought a pet in World of Warcraft is still mind-boggling.
This might seem obvious to some, but it's still kind of sad: as people grow older, they tend to care about video games less according to Facebook data. Do you think this will happen to you?
Clinging tenaciously to its top spot on the Facebook daily active users list, King.com's Candy Crush Saga keeps itself a couple hundred thousand players beyond FarmVille 2 by getting everyone stuck on level 86 and then taunting them.
Ready for some math? 1,378,143 Kickstarter users pledged $83,144,565 to game projects in 2012. There were 2,796 game Kickstarters launched. Of those, 911 were successful.
I often pick on Zynga's social games; that's what comes of being the biggest fish clumsily flopping through the pond. I poke at the company's financial troubles, bemoaning game closings. I've been known to revel mildly when their more popular games lose players to the underdogs (every other Facebook game developer).…
They might have lost Kirk Hamilton and Stephen Totilo, but every day eight million other people still hop online to water their virtual crops in Zynga's social farming sequel, FarmVille 2. According to the first FarmVille 2 Almanac infographic, 17 of those players are playing from the Vatican. I suspect something more…
Twas the day before Christmas and all through the house, these are the games that are keeping parents from cooking and wrapping presents and the children from stumbling over internet porn.
I spent an inconveniently substantial portion of last night trying to clear away gels in one level of King.com's Candy Crush Saga. Knowing that an additional million people are experiencing the same frustration this week makes me feel better.