World premieres trailers from The Game Awards
Super props to the folks at Engadget for putting together this list so the rest of us don’t have to comb through a three-plus hours awards ceremony. Some of the trailers look really good and run the gamut of space exploration to zombies to fighting monsters as Godzilla.
The grandfather of video games passes away at 92
An engineer and inventor, Ralph Baer is generally credited with creating the video game console. He donated the original video game units to the Smithsonian in 2005 and remained an active member of the tech community.
Have you ever thought about playing a game as a piece of bread? Nope, neither have I. And yet, apparently the folks at Bossa Studios, creators of Surgeon Simulator, have. With over 500 reviews and a very positive rating, it adds to my intrigue. Extra bonus points go to #breadpuns tweets inspired by this game.
— Astrid C. (@Searylis) December 9, 2014
Tis the season of giving…yourself free games! There are a couple promotions running. Over at EA Origins, for a limited time you can get a free PC download of SimCity 2000™. Additionally, Pocket Gamer is counting down to Christmas with their version of the advent calendar. From December 8th-19th, they’re giving away a free iOS game download each day.