FIFA Football 2004
The new game from the FIFA series pleased us long before the new, 2004, which flaunts an index to the name. And this is strange, given that in 2004 the…

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Star Wars - Empire at War
System requirements The game can be classified as a medium-intensive games category. Of the features - 3Gb hard drive space and installed DirectX 9.0c. Notes Unfortunately, I came across the…

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Tribes: Vengeance
The question "How to start all this stuff in the third round, so that the lower hemisphere does not plop into the puddle?" Sooner or later, he was simply obligated…

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Video game mania

Hertz concluded that the genie of video games was just released from the bottle. No one knows how he will act and what the results of this process will be. Over the years, it only became clear that video games are becoming more and more popular, and fears about their negative impact are not diminished.
According to the estimates of the International Game Developers Association, in 2003, official global sales of video games reached $ 28 billion, however, given the fact that most games are distributed by pirates, the real volume of this market is much larger. According to the marketing firm NPD Group, in 2004, video game sales in the United States totaled $ 5.2 billion (160.7 million copies were sold in total), which is noticeably more than the results of 2003 ($ 4.9 billion and 149 million copies). The market for video games is almost five times larger than the market for gaming programs for personal computers ($ 1.1 billion and 45 million copies). At the same time, computer games are gradually losing popularity – a year ago, this figure was 1.2 billion (52.7 million copies). Continue reading

Worms 3-D

Worms … what a long story behind this name. At one time, the appearance of Worms seemed to sum up the whole subgenre – moving it from the weight category of “amateur games” to the category of “games made professionally.”

We are talking, of course, about the “shoot-out” genre, the founder of which was the game, where “on a plane, side cut” are two randomly separated hill of the castle (this was one of the first games in which two players could participate against each other) tried hit each other with gun shots – varying the angle and strength of the shot and making allowance for the wind.

The idea, to the delight of an enthusiastic audience, developed rapidly. Continue reading

Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon
Broken Sword is the third game in a series of wonderful adventures that have not gone unnoticed by almost all PC players. Despite the fact that the first two episodes…

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Armed and Dangerous
I want to declare with all responsibility - in front of you is a shooter, absolutely no other shooter. A game with an original performance and great powerful humor. A…

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Homeworld 2
From the first steps it becomes obvious that the subject to which the developers focused on is graphics. The policy is absolutely correct: everyone who makes a game about space…

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Postal 2: Share the Pain
The most obvious mistake that can be made by seeing this compact on a shelf is to assume that you have, so to speak, some new life in the game…

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