IBM

  • IBM continues to work on the Cell chip - to be used in future consoles?

    Jai Menon, Technical Director of System and Technology Group IBM said that they are currently working on developing Cell chip and other chips that are designed to come with brackets for use and will be used in next generation console.

    "I think you'll see [Cell] integrated into our future Power road map. That's the way to think about it as opposed to a separate line - it will just get integrated into the next line of things that we do. But certainly, we are working with all of the game folks to provide our capabilities into those next-generation machines,"

    He further goes on to say that "We want to stay in the business, we intend to stay in the business,"

    The Cell chip is an integral component of IBM's strategy in the field of hybrid and multi-core chips. It is unclear, but to what extent the development is being promoted as the Cell chip in addition to the PS3 are rarely used and other chips can also provide similar services.

  • Free City Management Educational Game by IBM

    IBM has announce a Free City Management Educational Game name CityOne, the announcement was made at Impact Conference held at Las Vegas. CityOne from IBM will be a learning thing for gamers rather than a game. CityOne will fall into a free strategy game that will put forward a challenge in front of the gamers as they will be put in the scenario where they have to address various problem regarding energy water retail sector and management etc. Gamers has to approach each and every scenario with a best possible solution in terms of growth, economic and other such factor.

    "Serious games allow professionals to inherently comprehend system interactions, and accurately model the potential business outcomes that can result, in a way that no other medium can do," said Nancy Pearson, IBM vice president of SOA, BPM and WebSphere. "CityOne will simulate the challenges faced in a variety of industries so that businesses can explore a variety of solutions and explore the business impact before committing resources.

    IBM CityOne is slated to be launch in the fall of 2010.So wait for it patiently until it gets launch because it seem like
    giving a diferent taste to the gamers who have been a fan of hardcore game title.