Big Fish, the most trusted global leader in casual games, has announced the promotion of Will O’Brien from Vice President & General Manager of Cloud Gaming to Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development. O’Brien is a three-year veteran at Big Fish, and has led some of the company’s most strategic cross-platform growth initiatives, including the acquisition of Self Aware Games and the launch of Big Fish Unlimited. His promotion reflects an increased company focus on global expansion of Big Fish Unlimited and other corporate development initiatives.
Emblematic character of the video games universe, Duke Nukem still exists as proven by the developers at 3d Realms, which offer the first video of Duke Nukem Forever in ages, announced for the first time more than 10 years ago, in January 1997.
The development of this first person shooter took joke dimensions in the industry. Several players are pessimist in relation with it, believing quite simply that it will never be completed. A spark of hope was born following the creation of Prey, a similar FPS from a design standpoint also developed by 3d Realms and launched in 2006. The video (teaser), true surprise of Christmas that no one had envisaged, shows hero in his usual form without revealing actual gameplay sequences. It has a little more than one minute in length and shows Duke and some of its enemies of which the traditional pig-police force. It is known that Duke Nukem Forever is based on the graphic engine called Unreal Engine 2 modified heavily. It looks very close to Doom III now. After all these years, one expected better, but let’s wait to see the gameplay before judging. Here it video.
Nikola Knezevic and his company NikolaDesign possess the solution to conventional chargers for laptops. Instead of connecting the device in a power socket, its concept allows the sunbeams to feed powerful batteries which supply the necessary electricity. This method is made possible thanks to wide panels attached to the laptop, which stuff themselves with this energy. They can be removed from the machine any time and recharged individually. In that case, a smaller battery takes over, also propelled by solar energy. Panels, although wide, do not exceed the surface of the machine, the appearance of which is similar to a professional suitcase.