A Video Gamers Digest
Video Games are a unique media that are enjoyed by people, both young and old worldwide. Adults, teens, and kids all play games to escape to a fantasy world, educate themselves, get up and dance or just socialize with friends.
My aim in creating Games News Network is to build a place where I could show others all the great games, media and news that come out of the industry. It's all about giving back to an industry that has given gamers so much.
New Trailer for Borderlands 2 gives Release Date and More
It's been some time since we heard anything about Borderland 2 from Gearbox and 2K Games. Well that changed this morning when they released a new trailer showcasing the new playable characters, NPCs, enemies and some of the new enhancements within the game. To top it all off, the official release date for the game has been set for September 18. Of course I think Claptrap stole the show in the end of the trailer.
How do you like this new trailer? And How excited are you to play Borderlands 2 when its released?
As a consumer society we like, need and want different things and with a variety of options getting them can easily be achieved. When you apply this to the video game industry you get games in the various versions, from Regular to Limited Editions, to Collector’s and Deluxe Editions. In addition to these editions, retailers often take it upon themselves to offer pre-order incentives. Pre-Ordering will give you access to a specific item, weapon or accessory, a discount or some other incentive that is unique to the store to get customer to buy from that retailer. In 2011 we saw several games receive the incentives treatment and a few that received retailer specific incentives. Its now 2012 and retailers are back at it again. Mass Effect 3 and Prototype 2 have both been given retailer specific incentive months before their launch and you can guarantee a lot more will follow. As a result, gamers have to choose the incentive they really want but not necessarily from their regular retaile
I want to start a weekly series of discussion post where a topic is picked and we have an open discussion of our thoughts and opinions. I have a few topics in mind but I open the floor to suggestions. In the video game industry, today's games usually have several modes unique to them. Two of those modes, single-player and multiplayer have become a norm for most game. Single-player is all about experiencing the story behind the game, watching beautifully rendered cut scenes and getting to know the main character(s). Multiplayer on the other hand is all about interacting with multiply players across the world while adhering to the game world and mechanics. There are a variety of different multiplayer game types, players may individually compete against two or more human contestants, work cooperatively to achieve a goal, or engage in a game type that incorporates any combination mentioned above. In the past few years the line between the two modes have started to blur, you can
Gearbox Software is getting ready to drop a few Golden Keys for us vault hunters over a 24hr period beginning tomorrow. Shift codes will be posted on the Borderlands Facebook page and the Gearbox Software Twitter page. Below is the schedule time for each keys release. Friday, November 30 - Post at 6PM CT, Active until 9PM CT ( What time is that for me? ) Friday, November 30 - Post at 11PM CT, Active until 2AM CT ( What time is that for me? ) Saturday, December 1 - Post at 5AM CT, Active until 8AM CT ( What time is that for me? ) Saturday, December 1 - Post at 11AM CT, Active until 2PM CT ( What time is that for me? ) Saturday, December 1 - Post at 3PM CT, Active until 6PM CT ( What time is that for me? ) Check out the official post HERE .