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  • A Rite from the Stars hits Kickstarter

    Published at 1001-Up - 13 readers

    Back in June we had the pleasure of interviewing the lovely guys from Risin’ Goat about their upcoming 3D-adventure A Rite from the Stars. The game has now hit Kickstarter and of course we’ve become backers for the campaign. A Rite from the Stars is a 3D point-and-click adventure that takes place on the mystical island of Kaikala.

  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Ranks as Most Pirated Game in Oklahoma

    Published at Shoryuken - 14 readers

    When it gets to be late here in the Shoryuken offices (also known as my home), we like to take a look around for anything silly we may have missed over the past few days. Luckily, a report was recently put out by Movoto, a real estate blog focusing on rather offbeat statistics, that details each state’s most pirated video game.

  • 1001 Reviews: Pong

    1001-Up - - 1 readers - Bleep, bloop… that’s a noise that’ll be reminiscent for the truly old-school gamers but what kind of bleep bloops are we on about today? It can only be the original game of table tennis on a console: Pong.
  • Amazon Buys Twitch for $9.7 Million Dollars

    Debug Design - - Games Industry Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Ian Garstang Amazon Buys Twitch for $9.7 Million Dollars Well, I didn’t see this one coming. With all the talk of Google buying Twitch, who would have thought that it was actually Amazon that was sat around the table with the game streaming company. It was all but confirmed that Google was buying Twitch and yet it turned out to be simple rumors.
  • Details on Stasis soundtrack released

    1001-Up - - 3 readers - In November we became Kickstarter backers for The Brotherhood’s isometric science-fiction adventure Stasis and scored an interview with developer Chris Bischoff. We’ve now received a press release containing more information about the game’s the soundtrack.
  • Cast-Up: gratification in gaming

    1001-Up - - 1 readers - The 1001-Up.com team have now got a few podcasts under their belts since our first in May. We recently got together to talk about gratification in gaming after getting inspiration for the topic from an unlikely source: Kim Kardashian. Kim, Phil, Ben, Kevin and Joel sat down last week to discuss gratification and video games.

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  • 1001 Reviews: Pong

    … including standalone Pong consoles Platform reviewed: Pong console Source: I was able to find the original Pong console for play at an anime convention Trailer: None Prequel: None Sequel: None Other 1001 title: None 1001-Up: First commercially successful home console video game 1001-Down: Quite dated Rating-Up: POWER-UP (48 out of 60) REVIEW-UP: When I…

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  • Top video game glitches

    …We all know what glitches are and we’ve all come across at least one during our gaming lives but let’s take a look at the most entertaining specimens gifted to us by the coding gurus in development studios around the world. Most of the time video game bugs and glitches are the bane of our gaming lives preventing us from making progress or rearing…

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  • 1001 Future: Botanicula

    … the pleasure of playing. Botanicula walks a fine line between the beautiful and grotesque. Sound is definitely another highpoint, and I defy you to not pick up this game and start mimicking the sound-effects (take a look at our gameplay video above and try not to go ‘boing’). The characters all speak in gibberish but they’re emotive enough for players…

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  • 1001 Reviews: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

    …: Gamecube Source: The game can be bought from the Nintendo eShop Trailer: YouTube Prequel: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Sequel: The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Other 1001 title: The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks 1001-Up: An expansive world with a fantastic plot, and Link has a family! 1001-Down: The Triforce fetch-quest and too few…

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  • Amazon Buys Twitch for $9.7 Million Dollars

    …, and they want to help us get there faster,” “We’re keeping most everything the same: our office, our employees, our brand, and most importantly our independence. But with Amazon’s support we’ll have the resources to bring you an even better Twitch. This bold move indicates Amazon’s commitment to get into the video game market and gives them a service…

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  • Hook-Up: Tim

    … of a gamer too, meaning I was able to watch her occasionally and learn the ways of the gamer. Basically, my whole family have been in some way ‘into’ video games. I even got my grandad into a video game, a pro-fishing game. After everyone played a game for themselves, they all agreed – it’s a fun pastime!” What’s your favourite game and why? “Argh…

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  • Pleasantly surprising video games: Hearthstone

    …We all have examples of video games we’ve seen sitting on shop shelves or on Steam that haven’t really grabbed our attention enough to spend our hard-earned cash on. But what about those times when we’ve eventually been convinced into buying one and have been surprised by how good it was? Our next series is about exactly that situation: pleasantly…

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  • Top 10 Video Game Items That’d be Handy in Real Life

    …Have you ever been playing a video game and imagined what life would be like if you could get your hands on one of the character’s items? I know I have on countless occasions. The amount of possibilities of items in video games is truly limitless and already filled to the brim with countless imaginative tools that both protagonists and antagonists…

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  • Turning Your Game into a Brand

    …Ever since Pong became the first successful arcade video game in 1972, developers have worked to create games that would get users hooked. Games have long since evolved beyond two dimensional tennis, and a hit game necessitates a mixture of components from a complex storyline and intricate graphics to an emotive soundtrack and the all important…

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  • Bending alignments: part 1

    …The axis system is an old method of helping to build the characteristics of a player character in tabletop RPGs. It places the ethical outlook of an individual on a simple scale based on their attitudes to law and order against freedom and chaos, and whether they are objectively viewed as good or evil. For example: your typical hero is likely…

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  • What we’re not

    … start picking it all apart shall we? It’s enough to know we aren’t what we’re assumed to be, but it’s important to know what we’ve become! Antisocial? Ever been to a convention? We aren’t merely social creatures, we flock and swarm together in pursuit of our passions and pack games-shops to the point where we can no longer breathe. Behind…

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  • Cast-Up: gratification in gaming

    … The 1001-Up.com team have now got a few podcasts under their belts since our first in May. We recently got together to talk about gratification in gaming after getting inspiration for the topic from an unlikely source: Kim Kardashian. Kim, Phil, Ben, Kevin and Joel sat down last week to discuss gratification and video games. This topic…

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  • A Rite from the Stars hits Kickstarter

    … Back in June we had the pleasure of interviewing the lovely guys from Risin’ Goat about their upcoming 3D-adventure A Rite from the Stars. The game has now hit Kickstarter and of course we’ve become backers for the campaign. A Rite from the Stars is a 3D point-and-click adventure that takes place on the mystical island of Kaikala. Kirm…

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