AOL Instant Messenger Turned Off Today

AOL Instant Messenger

If you are a member of the “old” Internet, i.e. from the 90’s, then you probably remember AOL Instant Messenger. AOL Instant Messenger used to be the way to keep in touch with your friends and family. America On-Line (AOL)

Sci-Fi Review: Doctor Who – Timewyrm: Genesys by John Peel

In 1989, the unthinkable happened. After a twenty-six year run, garnering countless fans all over the world, who tuned in week after week to see what lay in store for their favorite time traveller, Doctor Who vanished into the ether,

ZTE Axon M, Dual Screen Cell Phone, On Sale

ZTE, the brand I used to really like, have this interesting take on cell phones called the Axon M. This is a dual screen cell phone – think Nintendo 3DS but both screens are the same size. The launch price

Vidme, Popular YouTube Alternative Video Streaming Site, To Shut Down

I don’t usually write these types of articles. Vidme is shutting down. The popular YouTube alternative has recently announced that they will shut down effective as early as December 15th, 2017. The site owners have already disabled new user registrations.

Huawei Ascend XT Review, On Sale For $50 on Black Friday

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I used to be a ZTE guy. My last three phones were all ZTE devices except for that foray into Windows Phones with Nokia Lumia devices (a 521 on T-Mobile and a 635 on AT&T). Now, I am a Huawei

The Greatest American Hero – The Chosen One Fan Movie Released

Greatest American Hero

We cover a lot of stuff by Daniele Spadoni here on Gravis Ludus and on Retro Gaming Magazine. I have even been asked to partake in helping with dubbing for Maniac Mansion (it was a fun experience). Now, Daniele is

Pokemon GO Slows as Niantic Prepares Harry Potter Augmented Reality Game

Harry Potter Wizards Unite

This is an interesting development. Niantic are working on a Harry Potter game that uses the same technology, or very close to, that which powers Pokemon GO. This is nothing new, companies build off past successes as they develop more

New PayPal Service Targets Kickstarter and IndieGoGo

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PayPal, purportedly the leader in sending and receiving money online, is no longer content with just being a payment processing service. Their new service, PayPal Money Pool, sets the company sights on crowdfunding services such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo. The

Telltale Games Lays Off Employees

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Even successful companies see periods of downsizing. That is precisely what has happened to Telltale Games who have just laid off approximately 25% of their workforce – or about 90 people. This is not news that I like to write

Six Top Mobile Games To Spruce Up Boring Commutes

Smartphone

Mobile gaming is on the up and up. A host of titles have burst onto the market in recent years and taken it by storm, and in the case of games such as Candy Crush and Pokemon Go, they’ve completely

Cell Shaded Gaming Gets Crazy Justice Next Year

Crazy Justice PlayStation Xbox Switch Windows

What happened to cell shaded games? They were supposed to be the next “big” thing but only kind of whimpered out. There were a few notable games such as Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker but not much else has stood

Fight Fires in Paperville Panic for PC, Coming Soon

Paperville Panic Virtual Reality Steam

What kind of world is made of paper and the inhabitants have no clue about fire? The world of Paperville that is. This is just as wacky as it sounds. You are the last hope for the world of Paperville

Leisure Suit Larry Online Casino Reaches Milestone

Larry Casino

If you are a PC gaming fan then you probably know the name Leisure Suit Larry. If you don’t then you need to brush up on your classic PC titles as the Larry series are some of the best point

Movavi Photo Editor Review

Movavi Photo Editor

Attempting to edit a photo can be a frustrating experience – especially the first time that you try it. The fact that most editors cater to professionals who have experience editing photos does little to help that, and often results

October Horrors: The Abuse of Ashley Collins

Note: I do not, as a general rule, write reviews laden with spoilers, but I’m making an exception to my rule with this one as it’s essential to understanding why I gave it the rating I did. As an avid

Guns ‘n’ Stories: Bulletproof Brings Virtual Reality to Westerns

Guns 'n' Stories: Bulletproof

Fans of westerns have pretty much been left out in the cold. I mean, sure we got stuff like Red Dead Revolver, Six Guns on mobile, and a long time before those two games we had Outlaws by LucasFilm. Other