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Games to look out for…

Hello readers. Gaming has only gotten better and better. Now not without a few hiccups but better yes. As we move into 2016 and eventually into 2017 there will be a lot of games coming out that will literally amaze you.  One type of gaming coming out on the horizon are virtual reality games. Sony will be spearheading the movement with their new PlayStation VR, which is a virtual reality headset set to release in October 2016 for $399… Now how cool this sounds to me until the price comes into play. It’s like buying another PlayStation 4. So if you do not have a PS4 now and you want to play in VR then be prepared to kick out at least $800 to get you started. I know there is a bundle that will come with a game for $499.99. (If you clicked the link you will have seen that already.)

Three flavors of PS4 for ya.

So… what about Microsoft the the Xbox???  Well nothing definite was mentioned but Microsoft has announced a new more powerful XBox One referred to as Project Scorpio. Check out the IGN video:

 

Okay enough of that stuff, with all the new hardware coming out boasting more powerful GPUs (Sony also has mentioned a better PS4) what games are we going to be to play on these all of this??? Let’s see shall we???

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I want to start with the game that has my attention. I am talking about Resident Evil. If you are a fan of Resident Evil you know that the franchise has moved from the horror we all loved about the game to more of a RPG fighting type of game with some puzzles in the mix. Well Resident Evil 7 is on the move. The game now will not be out until about Jan of 2017 but you can get a glimpse at what this game will be like now. There is a demo that some people can play and a trailer.

 

 

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Friday the 13th – Jason Voorhees

Hello everyone we all know the  american horror Friday the 13th with that bad ass slasher Jason Voorhees, that boy that drowned at Camp Crystal Lake due to stupid camp counselors.  The movie itself has gone on to make 12 parts to the story starting from Friday the 13th in 1980 to Friday the 13th in 2009 which is a reboot of the film.  Crazy thing is the films were not popular with critics, yet they are considered one of the most successful franchises in America.  It is on halloween where Jason Voorhees lives on as people opt to dress up as the infamous Jason Voorhees.  He does make a great costume doesn’t he?

So why talk about Jason Voorhees on a techy/gaming site?  Jason Voorhees lives on in games and has made several appearances. Jason’s first appearence was in 1985’s Friday the 13th game for the Commodore 64. The game idea was simple: you play one person in a group of people who is to find a safe place for the whole group.  One of part of the game was to find a safe spot. This part you grab an item, the Sanctuary Cross and dropped in any location. Once you did that you had to run around the map to find and convince people to come to it while being stalked by Jason. You could also just attack all the survivors and go for Jason himself. In the game Jason could also be one of the survivors but disguised.  The game did not do too well but will more work I really think it could have been great.




Jason’s next appearance, in 1989’s Friday the 13th for the NES, was……    well rather bad I would say.  Okay you are a camp counselor (Jason really wants you now) and you have to find and beat Jason before he kills all of the counselors and children.  When a counselor was attacked you could switch and control the attacked counselor in an effort to survive.  Alot of the game though tediously moving through a map and killing zombies and bats before Jason even appears. Killing Jason was a terror itself and most of the game just had nothing to do with movie. Oh wait, Jason is in it…

On a third appearance, Jason showed up on cellphones in a 2D slasher style game.  Not much really to say about it. This was about 2006 and I have never actually played this game. I heard about it. I believe this is the game in this video that I am posting.  Back then I would think any phone games were based on java so.  This is where the last officially licensed games that follow the franchise end.  Friday the 13th has a large fanbase and you can find other games made by these fans as a way to inspire new games to come out.  One called Friday the 13th 3D by JC Powell (the poster of the video is a little silly) lets you run around as Jason killing camp-goers. You find different weapons along the way that you can use to kill as well as power ups.  The point is simply to kill which get boring rather quickly without new things to kill.  There is not even a score so no going for that highest score in this one but the map is huge and you can find easter eggs along the way for the fans.  So the game’s point becomes killing and finding those easter eggs. I would also like to mention that during my search I found another Friday the 13th 3D game by Havoc. I’ll just let you view the video for that one since the storylines for the games are basically the same.



Another fan game, which was well received, called Terrordrome was a fighting game filled with movie characters like Leatherface, the Candyman, and Jason.  You can download this game and play for free.  I am not sure about support for the game and with new versions of windows out you never know how or if it will run on your computer. You can go here to check it out.

I have to also mention another game.  I remember this game as a kid and I used to hit the neighborhood store to play it all the time.  This game was called Splatterhouse. Yeah, all you gamers know this game. Now this is not Jason but you play as a guy named Rick who is trapped in the West Mansion.  He is resurrected by the Terror Mask and you go through the mansion fighting your way through in  an attempt to save his girlfriend.  This game was fun to play actually.  The game has been ported to several different systems and a part two and 3 was made.  The game is mainly a sidescrolling beatem up game but there is a more 3D version out there which was made for the XBox 360 and the PS3. I think it is really cool cause I will now venture into playing those however way I can on my computer.  As I was researching things I found all of this. I knew about and played part one but the rest I remember hearing about but never played them.  (After today though I will…trust.)


Warning this video has graphic violence!!!


The coolest part about all of this is Jason in his latest appearance is now in Mortal Combat X. I love what they did with him in this game. Mortal Combat has always been a good game (Can’t say that totally about the movie.) and is still an awesome game. You just have to see this one and they continue to add more characters to the game.

Finally there is a game called Summer Camp. When the game was announced it was automatically assumed to be a homage to Friday the 13th. So much so the makers even got Friday the 13th vets to work on the game like Tom Savini, Kane Hodder, and Harry Manfredini. The game caught peoples attention and recently the game has changed is name. The game is now called Friday the 13th now because Sean S. Cunningham gave them access to the license. I am not sure of details but this makes it an official Friday the 13th game which is set to release this month. The game will be a third-person horror, survival game where you will be able to play as a teen counselor or as Jason himself. This sounds really cool me but will it do well? The Friday the 13th franchise has a large following and I think avid movie freaks who are not even gamers may try this out. We will see…..enjoy the video. If you like the idea and wanna help out and donate. You can do that by going here.



Update

Since it was made official the game had been pushed back for the building of the game. The creator have since created a Kickstarter and Backerkit fund and as of this post date have raised about $937, 998. The current goal being $950,000. You can currently pre-order the game for $60.  The expected delivery date currently is Oct 2016 so it seems you will be able to play some Jason Voorhees goodness (more badness really) soon.

Click to preorder your copy.

Friday the 13th

4 March 2017


The developers at Gun Media have been at work getting the game ready for launch. They have been posting images and videos to help keep its supporters up to date on its progress. The latest official release window for the game is early 2017. So below you can view the games progress with their latest posts from several social media sites that they use.

Facebook

Twitter

Gun Media Youtube Channel Updates



Ninja’s May Giveaway – The Winner!!!

May is now over which officially marks the end of the giveaway. Thanks to all who participated and congratulations to the winner. Stick around and continue as Ninja sends tech news to your emails and social media. Appreciation is given to all of his subscribers and followers.
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Samsung EVO 32GB microSDHC Card

 

It is May people and in celebration of Memorial Day Ninja want to give a little something away. The month of May holds many special, and maybe wacky, days. Check it out:

Month:

  • Date Your Mate Month
  • Foster Care Month
  • National Barbecue Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Blood Pressure Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Photograph Month
  • National Recommitment Month
  • National Salad Month
  • Older Americans Month

Weekly Celebrations:

  • Nurse’s Week – first week of month
  • Wildflower Week – week two
  • National Bike Week – third week
  • National Police Week – third week of month
  • Emergency Medical Services Week – fourth week of month
Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
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Top 10 Video Game Controversies

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The Top 10 Video Gaming Controversies

mortalKombatDid you know that, once upon a time, PETA freaked out about everyone’s favorite pint-sized creature game Pokemon? Or that “Mortal Kombat” and “Night Trap” are the two games that led to the creation of the ESRB?

Today, WatchMojo brings us a list of the top 10 video game controversies in history. All instances were covered by more than one news source, and made major headlines across the country.

From banned games to Congressional hearings and protests, these are the ten instances where gaming stirred up the most national (and, sometimes, international) outrage (warning: this video contains some mature content):

 

 

Any controversies to add to the list? Comment…..