Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie is a gamer

Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie is a gamer

Nov 17, 2010

As we all know, videogames get a lot of undeserved criticism from various ignorant corners. It’s always nice to see some support for a change, but what we really need is somebody respected and admired in intellectual circles, perhaps. Somebody revered in such quarters who will casually and unashamedly defend our hobby. How about Knighted, Booker Prize...

Buy a Wii Fit, still be fat

The American Counsel on Exercise, collaborating with University of Wisconsin La Crosse, found what it deemed “underwhelming” results in testing the most pressing activities on Nintendo’s Wii Fit. For all the hype, the study found you burn more calories playing the flagship Wii Sports. The group analysed the 6 most challenging aerobic exercises...

The Art of Motion

As Sony and Microsoft scramble to release their motion controllers, it’s becoming clear that both are trying to build upon Nintendo’s original offering, take it further and expanding their respective customer bases. I was recently discussing the whole Natal ‘revolution’ with someone who is associated with the technology’s history. He was...