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The History of Call of Duty: The undisputed champion of war shooters is about more than just lawsuits.Submitted by ant on Thu, 10/14/2010 - 5:48am. Addon/Modification | Apple Games | Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | History | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Politics/Laws/Rules | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Technology | Videogame Console
This five pages IGN article talks about "The History of Activision" -- "As both a business pioneer and a creative powerhouse, Activision has left an indelible impact on gamers everywhere. From its humble beginnings as the original third-party console developer to their present day incarnation as the industry's leading publisher, Activision didn't just innovate great games over the years, it evolved the way they're produced, marketed, and sold. Without them, the industry could be a very different place..."
Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a 21 pages PC World slideshow showing "Finding Stuff Online: 20 Years of Innovative Search Engines. What would the Internet be without a way to find something specific on its millions of sites? Search engines started providing that function two decades ago. Here are some of the landmarks, from Archie to AltaVista to Google and Bing..."
Hardcore Gaming 101 is a "classic gaming review" with all kinds of information (e.g., history), comments, screen shots/captures, downloads, etc. Note th
Pouet shares a 2.25 minutes video that spoofs/parodies computer demonstrations/demos. with real food.
Ville-Matias Heikkilä (viznut/pwp) shares his random thoughts about the future of the demoscene titled "The Future of Demo Art: The Demoscene in the 2010s" -- "In end of a decade is often regarded as an end of an era. Around the new year 2009-2010, I was thinking a lot about the future of demo art, which I have been involved with since the mid-nineties. The mental processes that led to this essay were also inspired by various events of the 2010s..."
Valve Video Games' Television (TV) Commercials/Spot/Advertisements (Ads.) from 1986 for Portal and Left 4 Dead (L4D).Submitted by ant on Fri, 09/03/2010 - 1:51pm. Addon/Modification | Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Funny Videos/Animations | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Non-Apple Computer Games | Personal | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Software | Television (TV) Show/Movie | Videogame Console
Kotaku shares its "Gun Week" -- "Gaming's Fixation With Firearms: Praise the games and pass the ammunition." It is a "week-long exploration of video games' signature obsession: guns. Even gamers who wouldn't own a gun usually love to shoot the virtual ones. Here are the stories, images and videos that attest to that..."
Neatorama shares an one minute and 12 seconds Next Media Animation (NMA)'s funny animated Chinese YouTube video, with English closed captioning/CC and a transcript, showing a brief history and recent news of Google's domination of the world and loss of mojo." -- "Has Google gone evil? Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-founded Google Inc., one of world's most successful and loved corporations. Or is it?
Blue's News share a Flash game titled "Save My Robots" on Hooda Math -- "Make computer programs to guide the Robotos to the teleports so that they can be saved. You will be 'Saving My Robotos' by first programming what the Robotos should do (yes they all move to the same program). Then by pressing the Play button you will save my Robotos to the green teleport points. If something goes wrong, press the 'Stop' button, make necessary changes in program and try again to save my robotos..."