Category: Gaming

The Internet Arcade : Free Software : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package. Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.

Link:
https://archive.org/details/internetarcade

Warco, Shooter Game Replaces Player’s Gun with Journalist’s Camera

Record dramatic images of war, save them in-game, then edit the results into a compelling frontline TV news story. Beam the results to global audiences on the web. No two WARCO stories will ever be alike. It’s an edge-of-seat gaming experience – and a powerful entry-level training tool for future combat reporters. WARCO is perfectly timed to take advantage of the convergence of games and movies, journalism and online communities, in a world undergoing massive social, geo-political and technological change.

Link:
http://www.youtube.com/embed/sQlkYY88wLM?rel=0

FarmVillains – SF Weekly

In June 2009, Zynga came out with the app that would make it a household name among social-network users. While the company had already enjoyed some success with its earlier offerings, FarmVille was a blockbuster hit. But for those with eyes to see, it bore remarkable similarities to a precursor. That precursor, Farm Town, was developed by a little-known Florida company called Slashkey. It featured a number of clever gameplay mechanics, chief among them real-time crop growth that requires players to regularly return to the game to tend their farms. Zynga's version, launched months after Slashkey's, would likely be indistinguishable to most players.

Link:
http://www.sfweekly.com/2010-09-08/news/farmvillains/

Imagine: Journalist for Nintendo DS

Start as a columnist for a local newspaper and end up as an international reporter, heading your own TV show Get your own press pass Have fun with the full range of journalists' accessories: notepad, handheld recorder, mic, camera Catch your first scoops by bike and end up travelling in style by helicopter!

Link:
http://www.play.com/Games/DS/4-/10537828/Imagine-Journalist/Product.html?source=9593