John Carmack may have sparked a revolution when he and his fellow id Software co-founders released Doom in 1994, but he’s been the driving force behind so much more, from the lighthearted Commander Keen series to the Orcs & Elves cell phone games. Along the way, he’s helped advance videogame technology with innovative engines and has championed the cause of open source software.
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In Loco Mogul you play a seasoned railroader turned entrepreneur as you attempt to build a railroad empire. Search for hidden towns, mines and other customers in your territory then build a fully functional railroad, complete with train stations, junctions, bridges, and mountain tunnels. After you`ve built your railroad lines you get to run your trains and maximize profits by delivering materials to their destinations before your fuel runs out.
It originated in Germany, not China, but Chinese Checkers will easily find a home on your iPod, where you’ll get to relive those halcyon days of childhood, when playing a board game might be the most strenuous thing you’d do all weekend. Play against one to five live opponents or computer-controlled ones at one of three difficulty levels. Choose from five types of boards and track your vital statistics between games.
The Lich King Arthas has set in motion events that could lead to the extinction of all life on Azeroth. With the armies of the undead and the necromantic power of the plague threatening to sweep across the land, only the mightiest heroes can oppose the Lich King’s will and end his reign of terror for all time.
Online DVD company Netflix Incon Thursday said that one million Microsoft Xbox 360 video game console users have activated Netflix’s movie streaming service in the past three months since the two companies formed a partnership.
Challenging favorites provide something for every player with HOYLE Puzzle & Board Games 2009. This great collection features traditional puzzle game standards like Hangman, Mahjongg and Anagrams PLUS mind-bending puzzle classics like Sudoku and over 1200 different Crosswords. All games are designed with the official rules from HOYLE, the Official Name in Gaming.