E3 Awesomeness

Well, E3 2014 is over and everyone is back home trying to recover from 4 days of little or no sleep. Was it worth it? Hell yes it was. I want to tell you about the struggles that a small gaming site faces when attending a show like E3. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be apathetic. But in the end, hopefully you’ll know us a little better.

I had managed to get everyone on flights that would arrive in LA within about half an hour of each other, that way we wouldn’t be sitting at the airport for hours waiting for one person. Well, it didn’t work. Daniel’s plane had an engine die on the runway and ended up getting in to LA 4 hours late. My plane had some unknown mechanical problems and it took them an hour and a half to fix the problem, so I got into LA an hour and a half late. It was all, of course, very exciting. This auspicious start would have scared a Han dynasty scholar, but I was not daunted. We were going to E3, a place where the gaming gods descend to be among the mortal masses. What could go wrong at a place like that?

Tuesday night, the first night we were there, we attended the eFocus party, an event we have attended several times and always enjoyed. There are plenty of vendors there, good food, and free drinks. So yes, we like the eFocus party. There was some neat stuff there this year, but this is not the place to go in depth because this is an overview. Come on guys, you should know that. We drove back to our hotel after the eFocus party and discovered something that would be the bane of our existence while we were in LA. Our hotel, the Vagabond Inn, had a free porn channel. I don’t want to name names, but there were two among our number, that viciously guarded the remote control and would not let anything else be watched, chanting their mantra of “it’s either porn or nothing.” Every night, one of them would say that he was becoming desensitized to porn, yet the next morning, his first act upon waking was to turn on the TV to channel 3 and start watching porn. Had it just been one person, a TV with nothing but naked people having sex might not have been too bad, but we had 6 guys in a small hotel room with one bed, so it seemed a bit … off to have porn playing the whole time. That night we managed to get some sleep in preparation for the first full day at E3 and all the joys it would bring us.

Popular Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Cheats

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has some easy cheats and hacks listed just about anywhere you look on the Internet. These are easy ways for you to gain an advantage in the game. Be careful though, there is a new system put in place by the company that makes the game that is tracking down cheaters and banning them. You may be able to use these cheats for a little while longer before you risk having to pay the price. On the other hand, you can learn a lot about the popular hacks that many people use, allowing you to easily identify a cheater when you see one.

While there are many different cheats and hacks out there for CS:GO, these four are the ones signaled out as being the best cheats – and the reason why the game developers came up with the VAC system. VAC stands for Valve Anti-Cheat. The game is made by the Valve Corporation and the VAC system is capable of banning players it detects using cheats from accessing their game accounts. Once you read through what these cheats can do you will understand why they prompted the anti-cheating system.

Wall Hacks

Wall hacks is almost exactly what it sounds like. It is a hack that allows you to see through walls as if they were transparent. Not only is this invaluable in creating offensive and defensive strategies, since all the maps in CS:GO are time based, it can get you through a map without any wasted motion. Since the idea is that you have to explore to find what you are looking for, this undoes a major portion of the game play.

Speed hacks

As far as beating the clock, there is no better way than having a speed hack. This increases the speed of your character walking through the maps. Again, it kind of defeats the purpose of the game by giving you an unfair advantage. What does the clock do for you if you can move like the Flash?

ESP

One of the advantages of playing with a team is you are able to see your team’s details. This is very important if you are playing a map where one of the terrorists on your team is a VIP or has the bomb. ESP lets the counter strike force see the information too. It is the ultimate in un-sportsmanship play

Aimbots

The only thing that can beat the un-sportsmanship play allowed by the ESP cheat would be an Aimbot. If you are using an Aimbot, which does exactly what you think it does, why bother playing at all? You might as well hang outside and shoot ducks in a barrel for all the skill that takes.

While some people may think that being banned for two years from their player accounts for cheating is unfair, most players agree that it is needed. The cheats and hacks have gone beyond giving you a little extra advantage or revealing a hidden Easter egg to destroying the enjoyment of the game.

Unlock your Imagination – Play Games Online

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Playing online games can be beneficial somehow for all ages. One of its good benefits is that it can improve your intellectual skills and creativeness. You will also be exposed in a real world as some games convey and depict characters and settings in the real world. The graphics of most games are of high quality too. This is one reason why most people want to play online games nowadays. And they become knowledgeable in three-dimensional settings too just like the one they can perceive in reality. With this their mental skills are enhanced. Besides heightening their intellectual skills their boredom will also vanish. This is because they are entertained and have fun playing online game. A game that has all the above mechanics is the very challenging game called the Minecraft.

How to Play Minecraft

You will unlock your imagination when you play Minecraft, which you can try for free. This game can be downloaded at its official website or in some online gaming site for free or with small amount. You will certainly enjoy this game. You will be given blocks that you are going to use for building your materials and world. You can build a castle, bridge or houses, and many more.

The game has two active modes namely the creative mode and the survival mode. In creative mode you will not die. You will not experience hunger too. And you will not sleep. You can build tools and materials that you need to survive. And you can even fly and see the world you have created. Then if you are ready to a more challenging level you will then try the survival mode. With this mode you have to be resourceful on how to survive and defend yourself. You must create tools for fighting against the attackers at night such as the monsters, spiders, and zombies. You will also experience hunger in this mode. And you need to find food by harvesting vegetables and fruits. You need to sleep too just in the real world. To protect yourself you may also build barricades out of the blocks that you have. These blocks can represent stones, woods, or dirt, among others.  There is also an adventure mode for the version 1.3 of Minecraft. With this mode the player can experience adventures and custom maps. The play is just like in the survival mode. You can also interact with other players with this mode.

Play Minecraft Online: Enjoying it to the Fullest

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A lot of online gamers nowadays are very much fond in playing Minecraft and it is very much true that most of them are already hooked up in this games. Have you heard about the new The Simpsons skin pack for the Xbox version? We cannot blame them. Because of the great game play and lots of game adventures that are being contained in it, a lot of players are given different ways in order to enjoy the game. They can create fights, craft and even mine. If you are just a newbie on this one, perhaps you might consider trying to play Minecraft and surely you would know exactly what is being talked about here.

Another thing that makes Minecraft so endearing to the playing public is that the interface of this game provides these gamers and users the ability to already understand right away how the concept of the game is all about. Not only that, one can also be amazed of the game’s ownership features and that its replayability is unlike no other. These aspects alone would allow more and more players to join the bandwagon in playing Minecraft.

The Best Thing About Minecraft

Surely one of the reasons why Minecraft is being played is the fact that players are given the chance to create their own world while they enjoy playing it. With the features that this game can offer, players of Minecraft will have the opportunity to play anytime at their convenience and they can readily start right away. It is not like other games in which the player would still have to be much familiar as to how the game is being played so that he or she will be able to know next time as to how the procedures of the game is all about.

However, when it comes to playing Minecraft, you don’t need some time for you to know right away as to how it is being played. Even if it is your first time to play it, surely you would be able to understand how the game is being played whether it would be in an online or offline setting. Anyone can find this game to be truly exciting and worth playing for.

You don’t have to assess whether the game is hard because at first glance, you would be able to tell right away that it can be played even without ever having to take time in understanding the whole game.

Skill Development – Wii U Balance Board

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The Wii U balance board is one of the accessories that is unique to the Wii gaming system. It allows you to control the motion of your avatar in many games, as well as the angle of perspective or orientation. In many of the Wii Fit games, the balance board is essential to recreating the sporting experience.

You can learn to use the Wii U Balance Board easily, learning how to use it well can be a bit of a challenge. The two choices are to just keep using it constantly and hope you aren’t acquiring bad habits, or to learn how to develop your skill with it so that you become adept at using it as a game controller.

What if You Already Have the Pro Controller?

The Pro Controller comes with sensors that allow for angle and motion detection, which makes some people question whether or not the balance board is necessary beyond the specific fit games that have to have it. While the Pro Controller can do a lot for you, to get a truly intuitive style of game play you have to be able to recreate the most natural movement and responses within the game. Using the Pro Controller and the Balance Board can add to the responsiveness of your avatar, or you, in any of the gaming systems.

How Do You get Better at Using the Balance Board?

A part of learning how to use the Balance Board better is to use it more, but also to increase your balance and agility outside of the gaming environment. Due to the Wii U balance board having internal sensors and electronics, you have to be much gentler in your movements then you would be on a real balance board. It won’t feel like you are being gentle when you are using it in the game, but there will still be a measure of holding back so as to not break the board.

While this is good in some aspects, it is not so good when learning how to control your movements. You can benefit a lot by buying a regular wooden balance board or plastic one. This will let you really practice and build muscle control and response time. To make sure you then get the type of control, you need to use the electronic one effectively, work up to the point where you can put ping pong balls under the non-electronic balance board and touch them without crushing them. Then you know you have full mastery of your balance and power for the game.

Keeping it in Good Condition

Another important thing to remember that many players overlook is that the Wii U balance board has to be maintained according to the manual’s care instructions to keep it in full operating conditions. Players that complain that their balance board stops working or is not consistently responsive would do well to turn it over and vacuum the edges. Dust and pet hair can build up easily and interfere with the devices operation.

Get in Shape with the Xbox One

Xbox One offers one of the best real fitness training programs around. This isn’t some kid’s game where you swing your arms around and pretend you are doing things, Microsoft went and got some of the top trainers in the field to sign on and create specific workouts for the system. These trainers are the same ones that celebrities and athletes use to get themselves in shape. You don’t have to sign up for a gym membership or make so with a high priced, low skilled local trainer – you can get in the best shape of your life on your time, any time, with some of the top trainers in the world.

Check out a review here

Working with Real Trainers

The core trainers of the Xbox One Fitness program include Jillian Michaels, Shaun T, Tracey Anderson and Tony Horton. They represent the best of the best and cover all the major approaches to getting fit today. You can pound the mat with Tony Horton and do a cross-fit based fast program, or dare to try Jillian Michaels program which uses an updated form of moving yoga poses to increase your core strength to levels you have probably never see before.

Benefits

Unlike using a straight DVD fitness program, the console allows for integrative fitness feedback. With the addition of an Xbox Live Gold membership and the Kinect system, you can not only monitor your workout, but you can create faster results. Each of the trainers have specialized workouts tied to the Kinect system that use it to the full extent of its capabilities. You can also do the full fitness program without the Kinect add on. To use the Kinect you will also need an Xbox Live Gold membership. This membership allows for your data and the fitness programs to “talk” to each other so you can stay motivated and see real results.

Getting in the Habit

None of the workouts provided by the trainers is going to make a difference if you don’t get into the habit of getting in front of the screen to do the workouts. The console promotes full immersion and full activity. To build the habit of fitness using the console you should pick a specific time of day, and time limit, for when and how long you will use it. Don’t expect to keep up with the full workouts immediately, some of them are very hard, but there are also beginner levels.

The first two weeks should be all about getting the process into your schedule. You should also use this time to preview each of the workouts offered by the different trainers on Xbox One to find which of the pro trainer’s you respond to best. Once you know which workout you are going to follow and are in the habit of doing it, set yourself some goals and go get fit! Here’s a video review of the system over 4 months: