Doom 4 Game Will Support The Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset Currently On Kickstarter

Gamers who thought the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset we featured here on Geeky Gadgets last week is something they would like to add to their gaming rig. Might be pleased to know that Doom 4 will be supported by the new Oculus Rift headset.

Oculus Rift is currently over on the Kickstarter website looking to make the jump from concept into the hands of developers, and has already raised over $1.3 million with 25 days still to go.

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset

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Valve Source Filmmaker Files May Reveal New Valve Source 2 Game Engine (Rumour)

Code and files discovered by the Valvetime.net website within Valve’s new Source Filmmaker software, could be part of a new Source  Games Engine which is being developed by Valve, and referred to as Source 2.

If you are part of the Valve Source Filmmaker beta testers and have a copy of the code on your system you can check for yourself, and find code labelled “Source 2”.

Valve Source 2

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Classic Shooter Alien Breed Arrives On iOS

Gamers who enjoyed playing the original Alien Breed game first launched back in 1991, might be pleased to learn that a new touch-screen version of the game has now arrived in the Apple iTunes Store, re-kindling the action of the original to celebrate its 21st Anniversary.

The new iOS Alien Breed version includes both classic and enhanced game play modes allowing you to choose from the original or update graphics to play with, and including four new levels that cross over the original Alien Breed story.

Alien Breed iOS

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JXD S5100 Android Handheld Gaming Console Arrives For Just Over $100 (video)

Gamers looking forward to the arrival of the new JXD S5100 Android handheld gaming console first unveiled earlier this year created by Chinese company Jin Xing.

Will be pleased to learn the the JXD S5100 console is now available online for around $106, and looks a little like Nintendo’s Wii U controller is powered by a 1 GHz Amlogic M3 ARM Cortex-A9 processor, supported by 512MB of RAM and includes 4Gb of onboard storage.

JXD S5100

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World of Warcraft Movie Still Going With New Writer On Board

With Blizzard’s once mighty MMO now shedding subscribers at an accelerated rate,  there’s never been a better impetus for further extension of the brand. Legendary Entertainment and Blizzard seem to agree, as they will be forging forward with the ailing World of Warcraft movie despite the loss of director Sam Raimi by bringing in writer Charles Leavitt of The Seventh Son fame.

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EA Sues Zynga Over “The Ville” Similarities To SimCity Social

It looks like Zynga’s chickens are not yet done coming home to roost. Facing loss of preferential treatment from Facebook, a drop in the number of new releases and a significant recent drop in share price, the social game giant is now being sued by EA, which alleges Zynga’s newest release  The Ville is an “umistakable copy” of The Sims Social.

 

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NBA 2K13 to feature Kinect compatibility

We’ve been getting news on NBA 2k13 slowly, with a little bit of info released each month. Like the fact that Jay Z will be an executive producer for the game’s soundtrack, for instance. But one feature that we hadn’t heard about yet is Kinect compatibility, but if you take a look at the cover shown on an Amazon listing, it mentions that the game is “better with Kinect.”
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You can help design a new Sony PlayStation 3 controller

Sony’s PlayStation 3 controllers are among the best on the market, but there are many others that offer custom color schemes and other bonuses. Despite how great a dualshock controller is, it has remained an unchanging and boring black. Now Sony is giving you the chance to design and submit your ideas via the PlayStation.Blog.Share service.
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