Archive | October 2012
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Watching a good pulse-racing chair-gripping horror movie apparently burns up to 184 calories a time, according to new research from British boffins. So presumably a good action-style video game, which can absorb up to three hours per play session, could be using up to 400+ calories a time — especially if you count the physical […]
After five years, the well-loved ChaosUT2: Evolution Unreal Tournament 2004 mod lives. Back in development and active bug-fixing… “Our goal is to make the game bigger, deeper, and maybe even a little bit better, all the while appearing as if it came with the original game – right out of the box. And in doing […]
Good to see that someone is still working on improving the classic Unreal Tournament 2004. Scientists have developed a new UT^2 mod which offers advanced bots that are so human-like that they have passed the “50% humanness” ‘Turing Test’ threshold — and thus won the annual Botprize Competition. This Competition is… “an annual competition to […]
Oh dear. After all the waiting, the hype, and then the wait for the PC version, the first “Dawnguard” DLC for Skyrim looks incredibly disappointing. In fact, more than that, if the authoritative PC Gamer magazine review (latest edition) is anything to go by… “unbelievably shoddy” “a mess” “regularly crashes” “uncompletable” “they bungle [the story] […]