Archive for the Games Category

Gaming Teaser Trailers

Posted in Games with tags , , , on August 20, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via CNN]

Two big upcoming games — “Bioshock 2″ and “Batman: Arkham Asylum” — have creative teaser sites that offer some history behind the game’s story. If you didn’t already know they were associated with the video games you might not be able to tell, because the two sites don’t specifically mention the games by name.

5 Best Celebrity Tie-In Pinball Machines of All Time

Posted in Games with tags , , , on August 18, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via Gossip Barf]

Pinball has always been big on celebrity tie ins. As a result, weve got plenty of good machines to choose from since aside from a few missteps the industry has done a decent job of creating celebrity tie-in machines that work for their demographic and are compatible with the pinball ethos. For our best evaluation the quality of the game a factor well only be part of the criteria.

More Free Zombie Games

Posted in Games with tags , , on August 16, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via Fly Article]

“With the recent success of Valve’s cooperative first-person shooter Left 4 Dead, I thought I would take some time and list my favorite zombie games throughout videogame history. From the first appearance of the shambling undead that I could find to the latest in high-definition rotting corpses, zombies have been a go-to enemy for decades. While some games get them right, others get them wrong. This feature spotlights some free zombie games playable on the Internet so you can smash the undead at your leisure.”

Overview of free skateboard games

Posted in Games with tags , , on August 16, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via Txt M8s]

“There are many great skateboarding video games out there but most of them you have to purchase for your home gaming console. They can add up in price even though most people will agree that they are fun to spend time playing. Did you know that you can also play terrific skateboarding video games online for free though? It only takes a few minutes for you to be healthy to set up your accounts on the different sites and to start playing these games.”

Lego Battles Review at CNET

Posted in Games with tags , , , on August 14, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via CNet]

“Recent Lego video games have featured gameplay that is cutesy and kid-friendly but still solid enough to appeal to more seasoned gamers. Lego Battles tries to take this trend into the realm of real-time strategy, embracing the basic concepts on which many successful RTS games are built. Resource acquisition, building construction, unit production, and combat are the main gameplay elements here, and the game bears strong similarities to early RTS games like Warcraft: Orcs & Humans. Sticking with what works is generally a good thing, and Lego Battles does that well enough to appeal to folks who don’t have much RTS experience.”

Zombie Dawn: A point-and-click zombie game

Posted in Games with tags , on August 14, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

[via FunOrb]

The undead apocalypse has arrived, but, fortunately for you, you’re the one in charge! Command your zombie horde through 24 brain-chomping levels of puzzle-ing mayhem, with the sole aim of storming the White House and conquering humanity. Then, prepare yourself for another 24 levels as you take the UK (and Buckingham Palace) by storm. Zombie Dawn is full of action, strategy, puzzles and sheer undead fun.

  • 24 levels of zombie-filled mayhem
  • 3 varied bonus levels
  • 8 types of power-up
  • Zombify guards, detectives and MIBs
  • Conquer the White House
  • Hard mode for the truly evil
  • Several Achievements
  • Play for FREE!

Periodic Table of Video Game Characters [PToTE]

Posted in Games with tags , , on April 24, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

“Holy crap this took a lot longer than I thought. A couple weeks ago, there was this Periodic Table of Cartoon Characters floating around on Digg and it got me thinking about a Periodic Table of Video Game Characters, but unfortunately, the periodic table of elements doesn’t always cooperate when it comes to video game character names. If you’re stumped on any, let me know and maaaybe I’ll give you the answer.”

[via I Heart Chaos]

Periodic Table of Video Game Characters