The new UpdateStar version 2.5, the program that keeps a user PC’s software always up-to-date and secure, has been released and is available for download free from Blast Magazine. [...]
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Aug. 26, 2008 3 Comments
Two articles on a 1998 European import. Plus: download the original demo here!
Aug. 1, 2008 2 Comments
Ahh, 1993. The first person shooter was bursting forth in popularity, but how did Blake Stone fare?
July 30, 2008 Leave a Comment
Ignition Entertainment launched an online demo for the upcoming puzzle-strategy title Red Bull BC One for Nintendo DS. “Red Bull BC One is one of the most important B-Boy competitions in the world. The legendary battle hosts 16 of the world’s best B-Boys in a one-on-one, knock-out-battle to determine who is The One,” Ignition said [...]
July 1, 2008 2 Comments
Zack didnâ€™t like computers.
At age 3, he was diagnosed with severe autism. His parents decided to send him to a specialized school, where he could get one-on-one attention. It was there that he was first introduced to computers. [...]
May 24, 2008 4 Comments
Doomsday and projects like jDoom have kept the game going well into the 21st century, with support for high resolution graphics and textures, OpenGL, new character models, particle effects, high-quality audio and a whole host of hacks, tweaks, mods and fixes for Doom, Doom 2, Final Doom, Hexen and Heretic. It also brings 16-player multiplayer [...]
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April 1, 2008 8 Comments
Very simple. Very basic. Download the Shareware Doom1.wad free from Blast Magazine.
March 27, 2008 Leave a Comment
Lighthouse Interactive and developer ClockStone Software announced Thursday that a new update patch for their fantasy-based action RPG Avencast: Rise of the Mage has been released. [...]
March 26, 2008 Leave a Comment
The WordPress Development Blog announced Wednesday that the second release candidate for the upcoming WordPress 2.5 is available for immediate download. The developers also release a video screencast as a sneak peak of what users can expect with 2.5. “2.5 is coming along thanks to the fantastic feedback you guys provided on RC1 (over 580 [...]
March 22, 2008 3 Comments
From id: “Doom 95 continues the hyperviolent exploits that propelled the original Doom to infamy. Face the onslaught of demons and specters that populate this terror-filled underworld. Slip a few shells into your shotgun and get ready to kick some demon butt.” Doom 95 was Doom’s first foray into the native Windows world. It let [...]
March 22, 2008 3 Comments
In December 2005, Apogee/3D Realms released the classic side-scrolling action game Bio Menace as a freeware “Christmas present” for its customers and loyal fans. At that time, the game had floundered around incompatibility issues and relative obscurity — DOSBox wasn’t a big deal yet. The game is built on the Commander Keen 2D engine and [...]
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Released quickly after Doom, using a modified version of the same game engine, Heretic is a fantasy first person shooter designed by Raven Software, published by id Software, and distributed, along with everything else in those days, by GT Interactive in 1994. Heretic introduced ambient noise — evil laughter and such — that was random, [...]
Feb. 28, 2008 Leave a Comment
One of my all time favorite PC sports games was High Heat Baseball 1999. It was behind its time and had sub par graphics, but it was a smooth playing game that was insanely customizable. It had replaceable graphics, importable stadiums (real Citgo sign for Fenway) and custom sound effects and player musical anthems you [...]
Feb. 23, 2008 Leave a Comment
Lighthouse Interactive and Vertex 4 released update 1.08 for SunAge, their sci-fi real-time strategy game for PC. The new update adds several new enhancements, an auto-updater, bug fixes and above all, new multiplayer features. Features in update 1.08: Re-balancing of several in-game units, an added enhancement given community feedback Multiplayer game lobby with chat functionalities [...]
Jan. 14, 2008 2 Comments
This article originally appeared on Reviewcenter.com in 1999 during an explosion of real-time strategy games. After many battles, a former kingdom has been divided into many small principalities and earldoms. The king’s troops were pushed back into one last royal province, and the rulers of the other provinces waged terrible, destructive wars against one another. [...]