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Retro Dose #18 - The Settlers

We jump in the early days of the famous strategy series The Settlers and we remember how the economy looked like when it started back in 1993.The Settlers is a very popular series among the strategy game players on the PC which, in the nineties, began to climb to fame, and has seen more than a dozen sequels. Although many will probably be nostalgic for the third sequel, we will take this opportunity to briefly look around the very beginning. For its strategic project developer Blue Byte in the early nineties they were originally planning to put together something modeled on

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Your PC games can now be played on mobile phones!

LiquidSky -  a service for streaming games is currently testing a mobile application that allows gamers to play PC games on their mobile.What would you say to the idea of playing Overwatch on your mobile phone? If you didn't close this article, read on because it is allegedly possible. The service LiquidSky for streaming games started the public testing of its mobile applications for Android devices, with which it is technically possible to stream PC game via a home network to the mobile device.Sounds perfect, right? In theory - yes. In practice, there are several restrictions which we will have to

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Retro Dose #17 - SSX Tricky

This Retro Dose brings you a little refreshment with a lot of snow and high jumps in SSX Tricky, so prepare your ice cream.Because of the hellish heat I spent the last few days half naked with ice cream in hand near a fan that is struggling to turn on, let alone cool me off , but of course that was not enough. The desire for ice is greater then the 25th hour of the day and cubes that are precisely created in glaciers evaporate as soon as I see them. That's why I'm going for this game to sort out

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What interesting games are coming out 07/2017

July is still a torment for gamers, but this year the gods of gaming showed a little mercy and gave us two interesting beta tests.Temperatures rise, ice cream melts. Offer of games is poor. Not haiku - it is July and dry gaming reality. July was never particularly rich with hot games, but somehow we have to live through it. Fortunately, this year it will be easier for fans of football and shooters - on consoles.In the second half of the month comes two interesting beta tests for the games coming out in September. If you are not interested in them,

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Retro Dose #16 - Lemmings

Little lost Lemmings require your attention in today's Retro Dose! We remember how there was a time when game developers mixed many different genres to get something completely new.Probably most of you played, or at least heard, about these little guys - and there's a reason for that, because Lemmings were really popular back in the day. This well-known classic, also a strange hybrid of puzzle platformer with strategic elements was released in 1991 for the Amiga and PC, ie. MS-DOS.This is one of those titles that, like Tetris, was so blessed that it had spread to more than twenty other

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Steam Summer Sale 2017 - Here's what you can buy for less than 5€

During the great seasonal discounts on Steam, we bring you games that will bring you the most fun for the least amount of money.Summer discounts on Steam are in progress and now is a real opportunity to expand collections of games at attractive prices. The offers will last until 05. 07., and will change from day to day. However, some games are already so cheap that it would be a sin not to highlight them in one such article.Of course, most of the discounted games are aged three and over, and a good portion of them are of indie productions. But

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Retro Dose #15 - Japan World Cup

Today we bypass retro content of what you expect and step into the recent past with the game that's just for everyone's taste, but only because it is one of the most bizarre titles ever.One day I was really bored I just didn't want to play anything serious. That's why I chose one of the craziest and stupidest thing I could find in the bottomless pit called the "Internet", and of course I eventually found myself in a country where every idea, no matter how crazy , gets its chance.Game Japan World Cup is most easily described as a horse race

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The Magic of E3 vs Reality

Hello everyone and welcome back from the Electronic Entertainment Expo!Let's get to the topic right here!As usual we saw impressing showcases of games that make you wish your wallet was a bit bigger to buy them all. But what can we actually expect? What is going to be realised the way it was shown and what is going to be another fake that was just sugarcoated to show off. Well, as always we can not really know beforehand what is going to be exactly how we've seen it, but nevertheless,  experience has shown that most likely nothing is going to be

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Microsoft admitted that the premature hype destroyes games

Phil Spencer confessed that they prematurely discovered, now canceled, Scalebound and it ruined the game, because nobody believed that they could justify the expectations of the fans.You will remember that  Scalebound should have been great Microsoft's exclusive, and Platinum Games were working on it, so we were quite excited about the game. Then Microsoft disappointed everyone when the game was suddenly canceled. After this year's E3 Xbox boss Phil Spencer explained why there has been a collapse of Scalebound and what he learned from it.In an interview with Japanese portal Game Watch he said that Platinum Games are making ambitious and

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E3 The Conferences - Sony Playstation

Closing the conference schedule was Playstation's offering or, as they now call it, their E3 Media Showcase. Despite some technical difficulties, on Twitch at least, what was shown was strong. And this was "all about the games" once again, with no presentations by developers, only Shaun Layton appearing to welcome everyone and close out. But what was shown?Kicking off the show was a triple header, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds and a gameplay trailer of Days Gone. Showing off using the environment to work in your favor there was, unfortunately, no release date given.Monster Hunter World,