First of all you have to draw the rough sketch using light color lines. You have to draw blocks to the size of helmet, chest, two arms, legs and boots. Now start from the helmet and draw the outline. Draw the glass for viewing. Draw the lines as shown on the helmet. Also darke ...more
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Although your friends might roll their eyes every time you talk about playing Clash of Clans, Call of Duty, or Candy Crush Saga, your excessive gaming habits might actually be making you healthier than everyone else. I've got your attention now, right? Read on for 8 insanely ...more
Most days, getting through an eight-hour work shift is a struggle. There are a million places you'd rather be, and none of them include your desk. It's difficult to find the motivation to tackle the growing number of emails in your inbox when your mind is back at home, comfort ...more
In this video, we learn how to download ROMS to & play video games on your Droid. First, go to the App Market and search for the ROM that you want. Install this, then go back and download Astro. From here, go to: www.freeroms.com on your phone and download Nesoid or Sega Maste ...more
Smartphone games are getting pretty good these days, but they still can't beat the retro appeal of a good emulator. I mean, who wouldn't want to have their all-time favorite console and arcade games tucked neatly in their front pocket? Classics ranging from Super Mario Bros. t ...more
How To : This Massive Development & Animation Program Teaches You Everything You Need to Know to Design Video Games
This year, over 2.7 billion gamers will spend nearly $160 billion dollars. That number is predicted to increase to over $200 billion in just three years. If ever an industry had growth potential, this is it. Take advantage of the gaming industry's upward mobility with The Har ...more
The Master System, more popularly referred to as the Sega Master System, or SMS for short, is a video game console that was released in the mid-1980's as a direct competitor to the original Nintendo (NES). While it was given credit for playing a role in the development of its ...more
If you've ever wanted to make your own video games and not known where to start, try Unity3D. It's a game development engine for the PC that has a free basic version and allows you to create pretty good 3D games easily. This video series will teach you the basics of Unity, inc ...more
Japanese game shows are legendary for being more extreme (and absurd) than their American counterparts. Chris Farley immortalized the concept in a classic SNL sketch, and MXC and Ninja Warrior have both achieved great success dubbed and subtitled on American television. A big ...more
Like the press covering film and many other specialized fields, video game journalists use all sorts of jargon to convey to their knowledgable readers as much information about a game as quickly as possible. For non or newbie gamers, this can be extremely confusing. Those of ...more
Facebook Messenger is a messaging app first, but of its more than 1.3 billion monthly users, 32 percent use its video chat feature at least once every month. While it may seem pretty straightforward to video call with family and friends on Messenger, there are many tips and tr ...more
A reference to the Legend of Zelda, this Easter Egg can be found when playing the game Magicka. It's somewhat well hidden - this video shows you precisely where in the game it's located, so you can go get it for yourself.
Most US bargoers think of Pool as the only billiard game of any note. There are zounds of these games though, and many of them are just as fun. This video will teach you the basics of playing one such game called 3 Cushion. It looks really fun, and if you've got your own billi ...more
So you've finally got your own copy of Minecraft - now what? This video is a complete tutorial on everything a beginner will need to know in order to get started playing Minecraft. Make sure your first order of business is to build a shelter! Part 1 of 2 - How to Master all th ...more
Arcades, Nintendo, Sega, and 16-bit graphics ushered in a new level of gaming that was leaps and bounds ahead of the early Pong days. I remember loading quarters into the machines and playing 2D fighting games until all my money ran out. When I wasn’t in school, you could usua ...more
SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more
Ahh, there's nothing like old school, classic PC video games. Not only were some of them the most original, they were simple and easy to play. None of this button mashing nowadays was needed. Nope, just a good ol couple of buttons and that's all you needed. So in this tutorial ...more
If you want to setup XSplit Broadcaster to stream on Justin.tv, Own3D.tv, or Ustream take a look at this guide. It will show you how to setup XSplit using advanced features and settings so that you can get the best stream for your gaming.
Video games are the newest major expressive media. As such, their role in society is still being defined continuously. A monumentally important example of this took place yesterday at the US Supreme Court. After a long deliberation, the highest court in the land handed down a ...more
This tutorial details how you can use a program known as FRAPS to record your video games. The second video in the sequence details questions not addressed in the first video. Part 1 of 2 - How to How to use FRAPS to record video games. Part 2 of 2 - How to How to use FRAPS t ...more
If you've got video games that have been sitting on the shelf for months, or even years, you might be interested in selling them. Or maybe, you want to expand your collection by picking up some vintage Nintendo or PlayStation games. This video is a helpful guide to buying and ...more
This tutorial shows you how to download and use old roll playing games like those from an NES OR SNES to learn languages online. Make sure to watch the second video or you won't get very far. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play video games to learn languages online. Part 2 of 2 - How t ...more
Today we pay homage to a phenomenon. One as diffuse and amusing as the internet itself, and as pointless as dog Halloween costumes. I'm speaking, of course, of giant games. Not Supergiant Games, makers of the forthcoming and awesome-looking indie RPG Bastion, but giant games ...more
It's been a great year for video games, kind of. Sure, the AAA release lineup has been a trainwreck and hacking has been a bigger problem than ever. But two things have happened involving the federal government that have made video games more legitimate in the United States th ...more
Watch this video to learn how to recored your video games on to a windows computer. This works with all console video game systems. This uses the dazzle video recorder.
Video Games Live is in LA 6/17. I went last year and it was so much fun!
Alex Lewis imagines what the world would look like infiltrated by video game characters in his digital montage series “Video Games vs. Real Life”. (P.S. If you like what you see, check out Lewis' t-shirt designs at Threadless). Previously, Evil Pixels Demolish New York City. ...more
Gamers can read, too! This book is slated to come out in October. Of course there'll be arguments over what should have been included, what got overlooked, and what's overrated. Which video games do you think belong in the "must-play" categories?
Now girls need to take up gaming, seriously. According to a new research, girls who played the games with a parent got a lot of benefits. A study of children between 11 and 16 years has been conducted by researchers from Brigham Young University in Utah, revealing interesting ...more
The Australian government has a dysfunctional history with video games. Any regular Yahtzee Croshaw follower can attest to that. The Parliament has established a series of unfortuante regulations that make games both highly taxed and overregulated in price. Bringing any goods ...more
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Some folks in South Korea seem to think so. Below, recent images from website All Voices reveal a boot camp for naughty Korean children who skip school, join gangs or commit the (somehow equatable) sin of becoming addicted to video games. "Inmates are pushed over assault cour ...more
Ever wonder what your brain looks like on video games? Below, Matt Richtel of the New York Times lies in a $3 million M.R.I. scanning tube while playing a simple driving game, as researchers sit by and observe the real-time images inside Richtel's brain. Why? To measure and m ...more
Hi Fellow hardcore Gamers within the UK Gaming Community. Please be kind enough to add us to your google plus circles and we will return the favour and add google +1 button likes for you and you can do likewise for our site. Why not come in and see our latest offers especial ...more
Instagram Challenge: Here is a pic from my vintage PC game collection!
When a person sits motionless for hours on end in front of a television screen, it's sloth; when a camera does the same, it's art! Case in point, these beautiful long-exposure photographs of old Atari games by Rosemarie Fiore: Tempest (Atari, 1980): Gyruss (Konami, 1983): Q ...more
hmm.. Maybe not a real game. But he's officially in Madden '11 (skip to the 2nd minute): You can model your Mass Effect character after Obama (Nobel Prize not included): Source: Neogaf
Got 3D glasses leftover from the Superbowl? Time to break them out! You will need cheap 3D glasses from television promotions or you can grab them off eBay for this demonstration. Or you can simply make your own 3D glasses red and blue or yellow and blue cellophane. NOTE: Get ...more
Jonathan Guberman of Site 3 coLaboratory hackerspace in Toronto has created an Arduino-controlled mechanical typewriter that can type on its own, detect what is being typed on it, and run text-based interactive fiction games such as the classic (and to most, all but forgotten) ...more
Team Fortress 2 (TF2) is one of the best multiplayer games of all time. It took nine years to make, and the developers have supported it with more post-release free updates than any other game ever. Four years after its release in 2007, it is still immensely popular, and altho ...more
It's one of the greatest fears among parents and politicians the world over—video game violence spilling out into reality. The shooting at Columbine and the more recent tragedy in Utøya, Norway have touched deep nerves in Western consciousness. And that's why there's a giant p ...more
Most of the indie and vintage games discussed in Indie Games Ichiban are pretty cheap to purchase. They rarely top twenty bucks, which is one of the major advantages independent games have against their sixty-buck, major league counterparts. But if you think $60 for a game and ...more
It's a controversial headline, I know, but bear with me and I'll explain in due course. Disclaimer: I was once a child, and I played lots of video games. I didn't look anything like this child. Are Video Games Good or Bad? Ah, video games: that perennial time-waster that chi ...more
If you're one of the lucky people who received the gift of terrible eyesight from your parents at a young age, chances are you ate an awful lot of carrots growing up. Though carrots are one of the top vision-boosting foods, they don't offer fast results. Rather than risk turn ...more
This video will help you improve at video games in 3 easy steps. Video: .
E3, or the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is the 20th annual trade show for video games and gaming tech. The event takes place on Tuesday, June 10th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and you can watch a live stream of the event on Twitch. Video: . Some of the most anticipa ...more
If smartphone video games have a weakness, it's probably their inability to emulate the riveting and immersive experience that consoles offer. Sure, there are mobile gaming products out there like the PlayStation Portable (PSP), but when we're constantly lugging around tablet ...more
Hello, fellow hackers. I'm sure we've all seen it somewhere: the undying question of "How do I hack the game so-and-so?" And the answer usually is, "Come back when you actually know how to hack!" But how does one even go about "hacking" a game? What could that even mean? Wha ...more
I grew up on SNES. Super Mario, Final Fight, and Contra were just a few of my favorites, and most of my collection is still intact—all I have to do is reach under my bed and pull out all my old games. As proof, I present my original Donkey Kong Country cartridge: Now that I'm ...more
There was a time in my life when I could think of nothing but getting home and playing Super Smash Brothers on my Nintendo 64. It was just something about tossing Mario across the map with Donkey Kong that seriously made me feel like an OG, not to mention that it was the first ...more
I can imagine you sitting there thinking to yourself, "I've played a lot of games! I bet he won't have any that I don't know about!" Well, that's entirely possible. I'm only drawing from my own personal experience here, so you may, in fact, know of all these games. However, f ...more
This chess lesson will show you the most common first moves made by White and Black in Master level games. Not quite a master? Well, that doesn't mean this won't make you better.
Get yourself on the internet. Learn how to master streaming video with Blip.tv and Andrew "Action" Schlack. Action Schlack is one organized guy: you can even see him looking down to read his off-camera cue cards, how professional!
Video capture... how does it work? Apparently, I have no idea. What I thought would be a simple undertaking turned out to be a slow and annoying pain. I just wanted to capture video in high definition and to lessen the time it takes to setup, record, and upload the video. Or ...more
Today concludes our Gamer's Guide to Video Game Software (see Part 1 & Part 2). In our final installment, we will shift away from engines toward video games that allow you to make your own games within them. Many games have featured level editors that allow users to create th ...more
Video games were blamed in the death of Chris Staniforth last May, but now things have gotten worse as video games take the blame for a more recent tragedy... Ten days ago, a man who'd lost his mind committed an atrocity, perpetrating more evil in one day than most can even f ...more
Guiding internet users to useful content is one of the most lucrative businesses in the world. This process is called aggregation. Google and other search engines form the top of the food chain, aggregating all of the content on the web in response to queries. There are all so ...more
If you're a regular Null Byte reader, you probably know your fair share of programming languages and have at least some experience with web or app development. But it's possible to apply your hard-earned coding and tech talents to other closely-related fields as well. The Com ...more
If you read a lot of video game press on the internet, you've probably salivated at the high-quality HD video footage of console games that reviewers are able to record and use to illustrate their points about games. If you too want to be able to record HD footage of XBox 360 ...more
The world of Android gaming is much bigger than what's available in the Google Play Store. If you have a Samsung Galaxy S3 or other Android device—don't just stop there—a hidden treasure of games lies in those boxes of old, dusty game cartridges in your closet. You're already ...more