Category Archives: Gaming

Mozilla and Epic Games Port Unreal 3 Engine to Javascript and WebGL

Mock up Epic Games Mozilla Unreal 3 Engine

Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the open source Firefox browser with the help of game developer Unreal Games has done something rather mind-blowing.  Mozilla using a newly developed “highly optimized version of JavaScript” has worked with Epic Games to port their Unreal 3 Game Engine to web scripting language JavaScript with API support from WebGL. Making it possible for modern generation 3D with the simple access of a modern web browser with out the need of any plugins. Continue reading

Mike Mika Plan8 Video Gamer Father Of The Year

Donkey Kong “Girls Can Save The Day Too!” Edition made by father for his little hero princess

Mike Mika Plan8 Video Gamer Father Of The Year

If an award for “Video Gamer Father of the Year” was ever created, Mike Mika would win it hands down. The Creative Director at Making Fun, LLC, Mike Mika is a video game maker by trade. He has made games such as NFL Blitz, Klax, Disney’s Tarzan, and the Gameboy port of the classic Yar’s Revenge. He is one of the original members of the iOS game company NGmoco:) So to say that he enjoys video games is an understatement. But so is just saying how much he enjoys sharing them with his little girl Ellis. Continue reading

Is this the Xbox 720; Codename Durango?

Is This Xbox Durango?

It’s no secret that the newest incarnation of Microsoft’s Xbox game console is on the way. For two years the name ringing the halls of the internet has been Codename “Durango”. All developers have been tight-lipped and nothing as much as a peep has come out save for an unsubstantiated eBay auction of a Xbox “Durango” early dev kit.  But leaked information could finally give us a possible glimpse of what Microsoft might have up it’s sleeve for raw horsepower of the system. Continue reading

Myst game fan makes replica of the book from Myst as a fully working PC case mod

Talk about dedication to a classic game series. Reddit user Riumplus, aka Mike Ando, a beta tester from Brisbane, Australia probably has made one of the coolest single purpose PC case mods out there for his love of the classic point and click puzzle game Myst. Mike took a Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Volume LIV, Issue 312, December 1876 to May 1877 book, a 135 year old book and hollowed it out. And inside he put fully working touch screen with Intel Z530P Atom board capable of running Half-life 2 at 30fps  Continue reading