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It's not quite Evo or The International, but today British video game retailer GAME has taken its first tentative steps into the eSports scene. The company is holding a gaming competition called "The Great UK Game Off," which will culminate in a tournament at the Insomnia gaming festival this Nove...

July 29th 2015 at 7:45am 0 Comments
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The engines are running on empty for InSomnia, an online "dieselpunk" RPG. Developer Studio Mono has pulled the plug on its Kickstarter campaign to fund the game so that the team may regroup and rework their presentation. "We want to make it absolutely clear that this isn't the end of InSomnia," a...

November 16th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Studio Mono needs your help in bringing its new online roleplaying game to the masses, to the tune of $70,000. Dubbed "Insomnia," the game is described as "a co-operative online role-playing game with tactical elements and unique game mechanics in a sophisticated universe designed with a dark retr...

November 7th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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New developer Studio MONO has released a teaser trailer for an online, real-time tactical RPG called InSomnia this week. InSomnia's steel environments will sprawl across a deserted space station that's en route to a destination known as the Evacuation Point. The descendents of the Normans, a rac...

October 26th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Excited for Apple's Insomnia Film Festival? Don't hold your breath -- Apple has contacted participants via email to say that the event has been canceled. The "festival" was supposed to be Apple giving participants a list of elements and 24 hours to make a three-minute film about them, but after so...

January 30th 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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A few weeks ago, we told you about this year's Insomnia Film Festival -- a contest for high school and college students to create a 3-minute film in only 24 hours. However, eager contestants were greeted with some unfortunate news yesterday when they loaded the Apple Insomnia website.Apple notes tha...

November 14th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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I've talked before about playing with insomnia, and how my current schedule has caused me to play at odd hours with my Alliance toons instead of my Horde ones. I miss playing Horde, but the late shift and my new guild means that I have found myself with almost a guaranteed group for whatever the da...

January 29th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The hardest thing about playing WoW during the night shift is watching your standards for success drop as people who aren't as demented or as sleep-deprived as I am realize they have to do things like sleep and get up in the morning. Since I know I won't be able to sleep I'm fairly cavalier about i...

December 19th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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I've posted before about my insomnia and how it affects my WoW play: last night was a key example, as I ground AB marks on my Tauren Warrior, then ran Durnholde Keep on my Draenei Shaman, then went back to Arathi Basin on the bull until server shutdown. When I play in the afternoon or evenings, my...

November 27th 2007 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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One of the biggest problems I have is that, from time to time, I suffer from extremely painful bouts of insomnia. I've had this issue ever since I was a very young boy, and it still reoccurs from time to time. This has lead me to discover the joys and pains of logging on to play World of Warcraft in...

September 12th 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Make no mistake, there's a plethora of devices out there aimed squarely at rudely disrupting your nap, but a technique that utilizes a gaudy head wrap and magnetic pulses could make the process of conking out a whole lot easier. Apparently, scientists can use relatively standard medical equipment i...

May 3rd 2007 at 3:31am 0 Comments