World of Subways is a real video game, offering you the chance to experience the world's major subway systems from a driver's seat perspective. One of the recent editions, World of Subways 3: London Underground Simulator, focuses on the British capital's famous Circle Line, including the newly opened in December 2009 extension to Hammersmith. At The Kernel, Ned Donovan reviewed the expansion pack and conferred upon it the rating "bleak."
As the train began to brake, one of the beautifully modelled characters walked onto the tracks, vanishing into the front of my train. Rather than wait for the bureaucracy involved in a “passenger action”, I decided it best the train continue without mentioning it.The game itself is incredibly pretty. It uses an engine that would not be out of place in more mainstream games, and the lighting effects lead to the paranoia that at any moment a zombie could appear as you travel through the tunnels. But the fact is that, most of the time, driving consists of either being stopped, or being in the process of stopping.
For most people, he concludes, "this will not count as fun."
The highly-anticipated Nintendo Switch hits stores on Friday. According to today’s reviews, it’s got a lot of potential, some of which has yet to be realized even days before launch. From DIGG’s Review Roundup: If there’s one area where the Switch excels largely (though not entirely), it’s as a portable gaming tablet: Though Nintendo marketing […]
Help is just a prototype, but it’s already nearly perfect: in the American west of 1869, hunt down the bandits who’ve kidnapped your wife, then return her safely home. The controls are simple (walk around with WASD and point and click with the mouse to shoot) and the aesthetic and gameplay add up to an […]
Josh Jacobson is a Nintendo cartridge hacker who makes homebrew cartridges for games that were never released for NES/SNES, complete with label art and colored plastic cases that makes them look like they came from an alternate universe where (for example), there was a Nintendo version of Sonic the Hedgehog.
Wireless headphones aren’t a mind-bending thing anymore now that Apple made them the standard thing-to-be-outraged-over-in-the-new-iPhone fare, thereby killing the cool factor. But let’s be reasonable here. Wires really are a pain when you’re running, trying to get off the bus, or even just standing up from your desk. Wireless headphones make sense, they just don’t […]
Python is such a commonly used general-purpose programming language and features such (comparatively) simple syntax, that most veteran programmers consider it an excellent foundation for aspiring programmers. The Python 3 Bootcamp Bundle packs over 30 hours of training into nine courses to build that foundation for you.If you’ve never had any introduction to code at […]