Gamesplanet Lab combines crowdfunding with indie dev support

Gamesplanet Lab combines crowdfunding with indie dev support

Jun 29, 2012

Similar to the magical rings of Captain Planet lore, digital distribution platform Gamesplanet and crowdfunding aficionado Ulule.com are combining their powers with independent game developers to create something new: Gamesplanet Lab. The idea is to provide makers of those wonderful little things called videogames with proper tools and support networks to...

At last, a game that combines zombies and beer

At last, a game that combines zombies and beer

Jun 29, 2012

Such a game was, many would argue, inevitable. Zombies lurch about unevenly, making unintelligible noises and lunging at anybody they come across. Drunk people lurch about unevenly, making unintelligible noises and lunging at anybody they come across. Although it seems reasonable to presume that this is exactly what Wayne Rooney does off the pitch regardless of...

Giotek EX-03 and EX-05 headset review

Giotek EX-03 and EX-05 headset review

Jun 28, 2012

Giotek is a UK firm producing third party gaming peripherals. They manufacture everything from controllers to chargers and we have two of their headsets to critique. One is specifically for the Xbox 360, whilst the other works with computers, the PS3 and the Xbox 360. Let’s look at the 360 only device first, the EX-03. The EX-03 is a wired headset for...

The many tentacles of Critical Gamer on Twitter

The many tentacles of Critical Gamer on Twitter

Jun 27, 2012

Twitter is wonderful, isn’t it? It’s full of people typing things, and at least 12% of those things are vaguely interesting. Some of said people write for videogame websites and/or magazines and, while many of them take the opportunity to boast about the unreleased game they’re currently playing or make the baffling decision to boast about...

Critical Talk Episode 10

Critical Talk Episode 10

Jun 26, 2012

Some mistake it for distant thunder; others think it to be drums deep in the mines of Moria; but listeners of Critical Talk know the resonating sound of a podcast on the horizon when they hear it. Episode 10 of Critical Gamer’s state-of-the-art podcast unites the combined power of Stephen, Matt, and Luke to talk about videogames. For great...