Mobile Games

Mobile Games are video games played on a mobile device, such as phones, smartphone, PDA, tablet computer, portable media player or calculator. Mobile Games however, cannot be played on handheld video game consoles, such as the Nintendo 3DS or PlayStation Vita. Mobile Games were introduced in 1994 and the first one was a Tetris game. Nokia was and is a big supporter of Mobile Games so that they launched the second most successful mobile game after Tetris which was called Snake. Each device comes with the technology for mobile games that can be played on them. For mobile games there various technologies in common use. Examples of technologies that are used for mobile games are text message, meaning SMS, multimedia message, meaning MMS or GPS location identification.

There also two-player mobile games. The first one of mobile games which allowed two players to game was a variant of the Snake game, using the infrared pot. Nevertheless, there are non-network applications that simply use the mobile games platform to run the game software. The mobile games may be installed over the air, can be side loaded onto the handset with a cable, or alternatively may be embedded in the handheld devices by the mobile operator. Usually, mobile games are downloaded via the operator?s mobile network.

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Mario party 8

Mario party 8 is a game for the Wii of Nintendo. Furthermore, mario party 8 is a party video game, the eighth installment in the Mario Party series. Besides, mario party 8 is the first Mario Party game that uses Mii characters. Mario party 8 was developed by Hudson Soft and published by Nintendo. The Wii game mario party 8 was released in North America on May 29, 2007, in Europe on June 22, 2007, in Australia on July 19, 2007, and in Japan on July 26, 2007. In the United Kingdom, mario party 8 was originally released on July 26, 2007. According to some retailers were reporting that mario party 8 was supposedly withdrawn from shelves because some copies included the word ‘spastic’. But of course, mario party 8 was eventually re-released. Mario Party 8 is followed by Mario Party DS in late 2007, and Mario Party 9 in 2012.

Mario Party 8 features, as you can imagine, Mario series characters. In mario party 8 four human- or computer-controlled characters compete in a board game interspersed with minigames. Mario Party 8 received mixed reviews. Mario party 8 was sold 314,000 times in the United States in three days, making it the best-selling home console game in the country that month. Mario party 8 ranks #10 on the best-selling Wii games list.

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider is a video game, involves comic books, movies, theme parks and many more. Tomb Raider plays around the adventure of fictional English archeologist Lara Croft. Core Design developed the first six games of Tomb Raider. Crystal Dynamics developed the latest four Tomb Raider games. The fifths Tomb Raider game is currently in development. There are two movies based on the story of Tomb Raider. These are called Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.

The famous American Actress Angelina Jolie stars Lara Croft, the protagonist in Tomb Raider. Tomb Raider is the biggest success movie in the United States where a film had been adapted to a video game. And Tomb Raider is in this sense the third biggest success worldwide. Tomb Raider has been notable for its female protagonist from the beginning. And Lara Croft from Tomb Raider became a major icon of the video game industry. The success of Lara Croft of Tomb Raider was so great that the figure was inducted into the Walk of Game and the Guinness Book of World Records has recognized her as the most successful human virtual game heroine. The central character of Tomb Raider is in search of the ancient relics. The icon Lara Croft of Tomb Raider was designed by one-time Core designer Toby Gard.

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The PS3 – a playing tool

The PS3 is the successor of the Playstation 2. The PS3 is part of the Playstation Series and competes with other video game consoles such as the Xbox 360 and Nintendo?s Wii. The PS3 was first released in Japan in 2006. The PS3 entered other international markets shortly after. A major feature of the PS3 is its online gaming service, the PlayStation Network. Further features of the PS3 are its multimedia compabilities, its connectivity with the PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita as well as its use of Blu-ray disks as primary storage medium of the PS3.

Sony officially unveiled the PS3 on the E3 2005 conference in May 2005. The sixaxis controller of the PS3 was boomerang shaped already then. However, there was no functional version of the system present yet. Sony held demonstrations with the game Metal Gear Solid 4 and Guns of the Patriots for the PS3. In September 2006, Sony announced that the launch of their PS3 would be delayed till March 2007. The reason for this was a shortage of materials used in the Blu-ray drive. The PS3 had originally been planned for a global release, first Japan, then North America and Europe and then the rest of the world.

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The new Sony PS4

If you are thinking about buying a new game console you should be thinking about the new Sony ps4. The new Sony ps4 comes with so many new improvements and features that you will have a lot of fun with it. If you have the PS3 you could think about selling that one and get the new Sony ps4 for the money you receive. Or at least, you can invest the money you would get for the PS3 in the new Sony ps4. If the new Sony ps4 is still too expensive for you then you might be asking your parents whether they would contribute the rest as part of a birthday present for you. Of if you are lucky the give you the whole Sony ps4 and you will not have to contribute any money yourself.

You can play so many games with the new Sony ps4, watch BlueRays and go online. Maybe you will be thinking that you do not need a computer anymore when you have the Sony ps4. But keep in mind that the Sony ps4 is no computer after all. For example, there is no keypad with the Sony ps4 and therefore you cannot work on it. You could use your itunes with the Sony ps4 and play all your previous games. The new Sony ps4 will be light as well and who knows, maybe if you wait a while, Sony will publish an even lighter version of the Sony ps4 in which you might be more interested in. If that is the case then it might be worth thinking about waiting a while before buying the new Sony ps4.

Grand theft auto

If you like need for speed then you might also like grand theft auto. The game grand theft auto is also a video game in which you perform races and want to win them. When you start the game grand theft auto you can also choose a car in which you will race. And then you will play from the perspective of the driver in grand theft auto.

Video games can also be used for a social gathering. You can for example invite friends over and play grand theft auto together with them If you have only one game console, two of you can play grand theft auto at the same time. Otherwise, if your friends bring their own computer or laptop you might be able to connect via Internet or LAN and perform a multiplayer face of grand theft auto together. In that way, playing grand theft auto can even be supported by your parents. Maybe your parents have the prejudice that grand theft auto might prevent you from going out being able to develop any social skills. You can talk to them and explain that grand theft auto is a peaceful game and that there are no games involved. Then you can go further ask if you can invite friends over o play grand theft auto together. This is in no way childish because you have to think strategically and be very concentrated when playing grand theft auto. And if you go about asking your parents might appreciate that a lot and even give you more video games than just grand theft auto.

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The shooter game halo 3

Halo 3 is a very popular video game for the game console Xbox 360. It is a shooter video game where you play from the point of view of the first person. The game halo 3 is the successor of halo2 and continues the story. In halo 3 the gamer plays the Master Chief who is an enhanced super soldier. In halo 3 the battles the Covenant. In the game halo 3 features, the player gets to use vehicles, weapons and many other items. Furthermore, halo 3 featurs a gameplay not present in previous titles of the series. Furthermore, there are halo 3 gameply films, file sharing and the Forge map editor. This utility within halo 3 allows the player to perform modifications to multiplayer levels.

Besides, the videogame halo 3 was developed by Bungle and Microsoft spen 40 million US dollar on marketing the game. The effort was to sell more game consoles in addition to the actual game halo 3. Furthermore, the appeal of the game halo 3 was to be broadened and another aim was to establish a halo fan base.

Much of the gameplay of v takes place on foot. However, there are also many combats with vehicles. In halo 3, the balance of weapons and objects was adjusted to better adhere to the known golden triangle of halo 3. So, there are weapons, grenades and melee attacks in halo 3. Furthermore, players may dual-wield some weapons in halo 3, forgoing the use of grenades and melee attacks in favor of the combined firepower of two weapons. In any case, playing halo 3 is going to be fund. So you should go and buy halo 3 or tell your parents that you would like to have halo 3 for your birthday.

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Play Simcity

Simcity is a very successful and popular video game. In fact, simcity is an open-ended computer and console video game series where you build cities. Siimcity was originally desgined by developer Will Wright and is published by Maxis which is now a division of Electronic Arts. Simcity was first published in 1989 and it has been a great worldwide success since.

If you are the player of the game simcity then you will be given the task of founding and developing a city. But you have to maintain the happiness of the citizens and keep a stable budget. In the game v, you as the player have to define zones, each having limits on the sort of development. You cannot carry out any development directly in simcity. It happens when certain condition are met within the game simcity. Example of such conditions in simcity which allow and lead to further development are adequate transport links, power supply or an acceptable tax level. The different building zones in simcity have different color. So, shops and offices are blue in simcity, the industrial zone is yellow and provide factories, laboratories and farms. There are three different densities in the game simcity, for example the low density for small buildings, the medium density for low to mid-sized buildings and the high density for anything up to large tower blocks.

Players of simcity start from an undeveloped greenfiels. At the beginning, cars are the default form of transportation, earthquakes happen, the residential, commercial, and industrial land are separated and everything else is set to their basic default as well. It is up to you to develop everyghing in simcity. So, simcity simulates a society that you can build. And there critics say that players spend too much time in their virtual simcity.

Buy a wii console

The Wii console is one of the most popular game console. The Wii console is developed and published by Nintendo. The Wii console might even be the one special console that is well viewed by parents as well. The reason why the Wii console might even be liked more by parents is that the game that is popular to be played a lot with the Wii console is a sports game. So, the cliché that if kids play with a game console such as the Wii console they become lazy, fat and dumb is not true with the Wii console. Or at least this is the impression because the Wii console with its sports game is so popular.

That way, the Wii console can even be a great tool that brings the whole family together. Because of the Wii sports game the whole family with all its members, meaning both the parents, mother and father plus the children, all brothers and sisters and maybe even cousins, nephew and nieces, uncles and aunts, can come together and even do sports together. This will certainly be fund for the children because they will be playing in front of the TV with the Wii console. That way, the Wii console is most certainly more appealing to kids to spend a day with the family than board games. So, do not be put off when you hear that your child wants a game console. You might want to get them therefore a Wii console. And who knows, sooner or later you may get the hang of the Wii console yourself. And even sooner, nobody can stop you anymore from playing on the Wii console. Or you might even play on the Wii console more often than your own children do.

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The most successful racing video game Need for Speed

NFS, or need for speed is a racing video game. In fact, need for speed is a series that was published by Electronic Arts, also known as EA and developed by several studios including the Canadian company EA Black Box and British Criterion Games. However, originally need for speed was developed by the Canadian company Distinctive Software which then became EA Canada. The series need for speed was first released in 1994 and need for speed was initially exclusive to the fifth generation video game consoles. The various games of need for speed consist of racing with different cars on various tracks, with some titles including police pursuits in races. Now, need for speed has also integrated car body customization into gameplay.

The game need for speed belongs to the most successful racing video games in the world. Furthermore, need for speed is one of the most successful video game franchises of all time. More than 100 million copies had been sold by October 2009.

All need for speed titles are racing games with essential rules and similar mechanics. If you play need for speed you will control a race car in a variety of race. Your goal while playing need for speed is, of course, to win the race. You can choose the tournament/career mode in need for speed and then you must win a series of races in order to unlock vehicles, tracks, etc. When you start playing need for speed you can choose a vehicle to race in and can decide either for an automatic or manual transmission. The game need for speed also offers you to play in the multiplayer mode which allows you to race others via split screen, LAN or the Internet.