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Nvidia Shield Tablet and Controller Review

29 July 2014 |Despite some advances to the contrary, PC gaming is still the domain of the big boxy tower. But while there's no doubt that having a wall socket nearby has made for some impressively powerful graphics cards, Nvidia's having a bash ...

Secret The Last of Us Ending Revealed During Last Night’s Live Stage Show Performance

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“Major Advances” to Metal Gear Solid 5 to be Shown at Gamescom Next Month

29 July 2014 |<iframe src="//www.gamespot.com/videos/embed/6414498/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>Konami today ...

Get The Mass Effect Trilogy for $10 On PC at GameStop, And Other Console Bundle Deals

29 July 2014 |Video game retailer GameStop is currently is holding a summer sale with some decent discounts which looks set to end around 8/17.After digging around, the best deal on an individual game is the Mass Effect Trilogy as a PC ...

PS4 MP3 Support Coming This Holiday; No Discounts for PS Now Games You Already Own—Report

29 July 2014 |Back in April, we reported on a rumor that the PlayStation 4 was getting MP3 support. Nothing official came from Sony, but many people thought it likely that the console would get some sort of external music compatibility at some ...

Building a PC: Everything You Need to Know About Monitors

29 July 2014 |

Report: Soon There Will Be a “Gamer” LEGO Minifigure

29 July 2014 |

ATM Hacked To Give You the Original Doom Instead of Money

29 July 2014 |

Gears of War Creator Opened a Beautiful Bar in North Carolina, Has Plans for Another

29 July 2014 |

Report: More Competitive Gaming Coverage Coming to ESPN

29 July 2014 |

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Review: Bending Genres in Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

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Review: Shambling Mirror of Fate Signals Time to Jam a Stake in Castlevania’s Heart

8 March 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> Castlevania: Lords of Shadow: Mirror of Fate brings the series back to Nintendo's portable systems, ...

An Unflattering Boll Cut

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The Trials and Tribulations of Gears of War: Judgment

6 March 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> <body> As the next generation of home consoles slowly emerge into the limelight and enter the ...

The Cinematic Nature of Parasite Eve

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A Plea for the Gaming Industry to Respect Gamers

1 March 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> Although the economy might not be in the thick of a recession as it once was, that doesn't mean things ...

Moving Forward and Looking to Indies, Not Better Graphics

28 February 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> Excited as I was to finally see a next-generation console, much of the PlayStation 4 software we saw ...

Urban Trial Freestyle Review: Where Flash Trumps Substance

27 February 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> There is no getting around the similarities between Urban Trial Freestyle and the Trials series. The ...

The Orwellian Superheroes of Watch Dogs and inFamous: Second Son

23 February 2013 | <!--Begin feature--> <!-- for syndication --> <body> Always the eyes watching you and the voice enveloping you. Asleep or awake, working or ...

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Devolver Digital steps in to solve GaymerX’s funding problem

29 July 2014 |Indie publisher Devolver Digital has stepped in to help out the GaymerX convention organisers, after NIS America reportedly dropped its monetary support for the show. ...

Blog: The benefit of nostalgia in video game culture

29 July 2014 |"Nostalgic design helps preserve the heritage of the games industry that might otherwise be lost to new generations of gamers." ...

Blog: Game-jamming in Taiwan

29 July 2014 |A story about fostering a tight-knit video game development community -- and throwing game jams -- in Taiwan. ...

Atelier studio Gust merging with owner Tecmo Koei

29 July 2014 |Japanese publisher Tecmo Koei has decided to merge Atelier RPG studio Gust into its parent operations, in a bid to run the business more smoothly. ...

9 reasons why game developers outsource development

29 July 2014 |Anton Wiegert, head of outsourcing at Guerrilla Games (Killzone), explains why developers outsource, and outlines less-obvious advantages of commissioning external development. ...

Duet, Mushroom 11 among this year’s PAX 10 indie finalists

29 July 2014 |It's that time again -- the organizers of the 2014 Penny Arcade Expo have once again selected ten indie games to be showcased in free booth space at the annual show in August. ...

Blog: Is ‘better’ always better?

29 July 2014 |"We as game developers are constantly trying to make the best game we can. The problem is that sometimes people forget about the 'we can' part in 'the best game we can.'" ...

Get a job: Tripwire seeks an AI Programmer

29 July 2014 |The studio responsible for Killing Floor 2 is looking to hire an AI programmer to work on creature and character AI in Tripwire's Roswell, GA offices. ...

Inafune advising new $15M investment fund for indie game startups

29 July 2014 |VC neophyte Inflexion Point Capital is looking to make its mark on the game business by investing up to $15 million in promising game startups, especially Japanese mobile game makers. ...

Video: How to make your games more inclusive and LGBTQ-friendly

29 July 2014 |Developers and scholars Zoe Quinn, Samantha Allen, Mattie Brice, Todd Harper and Christine Love offer friendly, practical advice on how you can make your games more inclusive in this GDC 2014 talk. ...

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PewDiePie remains king of YouTube with 351m views in June alone

29 July 2014 |Gaming star is world's most popular channel, and still growing

Upper One and E-Line complete merger

29 July 2014 |Never Alone will be the first release in a new genre of "World Games"

Microsoft facing antitrust probe in China - report

29 July 2014 |Microsoft offices in four cities visited by the state, sources claim concern over OS monopoly

Gust to merge with Koei Tecmo

29 July 2014 |Atelier developer will be absorbed by its parent company, renamed "Gust Nagano Development Group"

Gameloft revenues flat in Q2

29 July 2014 |Key releases like Asphalt and Modern Combat should drive performance in the second half of 2014

ESL: We’ve had conversations with every publisher

29 July 2014 |Ignore eSports and miss out, warns pro-gamer turned VP Craig Levine

Devolver, Ninja Theory and Blizzard added to DICE Europe roster

29 July 2014 |New speakers lined up for London event this September

Clothing brand Diesel in trademark dispute with Dieselstormers

29 July 2014 |Steam Early Access title faces unexpected obstacle

China Telecom signs on for Xbox One launch

29 July 2014 |Console gets state-controlled carrier partner for Chinese debut, will be used to push broadband subscriptions

Bravely Default tops 1 million sold

29 July 2014 |Majority of Square Enix 3DS RPG's sales came from outside Japan

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Administration Official: President Does Not Support CISA In Its Current Form

29 July 2014 | President Barack Obama will not support the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014, (PDF) recently passed by the Senate, according to a senior White House official ...

Report: Chinese Government Raids Four Microsoft Offices

29 July 2014 | Reuters and the South China Morning Post (by way of GIGA OM) are reporting that at least four of Microsoft's offices in China have been raided by the Chinese ...

AARP Slams FCC’s ‘Fast Lane’ Proposal

29 July 2014 | AARP said in a press release today targeting New York's elderly population that "Internet fast lanes" for a fee being considered by the Federal Communications ...

Andrew Eisen Video: My Wii U Is Collecting Dust

29 July 2014 |If there is one thing I have learned over the last few years working with Andrew Eisen, it is that he can be a bit of a smart a$$. If you need proof of that just watch his latest video, "My Wii U Is Collecting Dust ." And ...

Buy The World’s Only ‘Sony GayStation’

29 July 2014 | Stockholm, Sweden's week-long Stockholm Pride Festival kicks off today, and to celebrate Swedish retailer Webhallen is auctioning off a custom rainbow flag colored PS4 ...

PSA: ‘Love Child’ Premieres Tonight on HBO

29 July 2014 | HBO's documentary film about game addiction in South Korea will premiere tonight at 9:00 PM ET. The film, "Love Child," tells the story of two South Korean ...

Games With Gold Freebies for August Revealed

29 July 2014 | Microsoft has announced which games it will be giving away for free on Xbox One and Xbox 360 as part of its Games With Gold program. Starting August 1 and running until the ...

Report: EA Snuck SecuROM DRM in Free ‘The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection’

29 July 2014 | An investigation by Reclaim Your Game reveals that the new version of The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection contains SecuROM, the notorious DRM. But the worst part is the fact ...

Report: Most Developers Don’t Pay For Coverage From YouTubers, But They Are Considering It

29 July 2014 | Continuing its series of reports on popular YouTube personalities taking money to promote games, Gamasutra offers details of a recent survey that shows how developers feel ...

‘Rust’ Developer Takes Heat for Showing Off New Game Prototype

29 July 2014 | Developer Facepunch Studios has agitated the Rust community simply by announcing that it is working on several other game ideas. It all started when it announced a prototype ...

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Watch The Last of Us: One Night Live, but not the unseen epilogue

30 July 2014 | If you played The Last of Us and thought "hey this would make a really great stage show" then you're kind of weird. But also perhaps a visionary, since a The Last of Us stage show is exactly what Naughty Dog and Sony put on last ...

3D Blu-ray support arrives in latest PlayStation 4 update

30 July 2014 | PlayStation 4's latest firmware is available to download and install now, bringing 3D Blu-ray support to the system as promised. If you're hoping for the same feature on Xbox One, it's due to hit in next month's system update. ...

Just you and your Shadow Warrior on consoles this September

30 July 2014 | Bandai Namco confirmed it's bringing Shadow Warrior to PS4 and Xbox One in Europe on September 26. Majesco's not yet announced a US date beyond "late September," but GameStop's listing of September 23 tallies with the typical ...

Live Look: Gods Will Be Watching

29 July 2014 | Gods Will Be Watching, the new adventure game from Spain's Deconstructeam and publisher Devolver Digital, doesn't like you. It has absolutely no problem telling you very quickly just how much it doesn't like you. Across the ...

A persona fit for Pillars of Eternity

29 July 2014 | Before computer-generated worlds came to life, we were running through dungeons in our heads, with rules on paper to govern our actions. Pillars of Eternity remembers those days and the games they inspired, and not just because it ...

The lighter side of murder with Jenny LeClue

29 July 2014 | Young detective Jenny LeClue is the star of a fictional choose-your-own-adventure book series written by Arthur K. Finklestein, and her latest story is her most important yet - her mother is accused of murder, and it's up to Jenny ...

GaymerX in dire straits after NIS America pulls pledge

29 July 2014 | An email sent late on Monday afternoon is incurring a dour situation for the organizers of GaymerX2, an LGBTQ-focused and inclusive convention held in San Francisco on July 11-13. The marketing coordinator for niche publisher and ...

This Destiny beta footage came from the moon

29 July 2014 | For two hours on Saturday, Bungie opened the gates to the moon in the Destiny beta. Historian of all things moon related, Joystiq invites you to watch this footage of the mission. Spoilers: We found wizards! The beta has since ...

Rise of Incarnates beta causes carnage next week

29 July 2014 | Bandai Namco will begin a closed beta period next Friday for Rise of Incarnates, the two-on-two fighting game from the Tekken and Soul Calibur creators. Those in Europe and Australasia can get in the testing phase by signing up on ...

Doom comes to this ATM, courtesy Australian hackers

29 July 2014 | Fiscal convenience takes a backseat to murderous hellbeasts as hackers have added an Automated Teller Machine to the long, long list of devices capable of running id Software's classic first-person shooter Doom. It seems a team ...

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How Gygax Lost Control of TSR and D&D

29 July 2014 |An anonymous reader writes "Sunday was the birthday of the late great Gary Gygax, co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons and Futurama guest star. With the fifth edition of D&D soon to come out at Gen Con this year, Jon Peterson, ...

Free Copy of the Sims 2 Contains SecuROM

29 July 2014 |dotarray (1747900) writes By now, everybody should know that if something looks too good to be true, it probably is. Let's apply that to EA, shall we? The publisher is giving away copies of The Sims 2: Ultimate Collection, for ...

The Oculus Rift DK2: In-Depth Review (and Comparison To DK1)

28 July 2014 |Benz145 (1869518) writes "The hotly anticipated Oculus Rift DK2 has begun arriving at doorsteps. The DK2s enhancements include optical positional tracking and a higher resolution panel, up from 1280×800 to 1920×1080 ...

Day One With the Brand New Oculus Rift DK2: the Good, the Ugly and the Games

26 July 2014 |muterobert (2927951) writes Paul James goes hands on with one of the first next-gen Oculus Rifts in the wild: "After much hacking (and some kind developer linkage) I stepped into a DK2 enabled version of Technolust and lost myself ...

eSports Starting To Go Mainstream

26 July 2014 |An anonymous reader writes: eSports have never been more popular, and many large companies are starting to view them in the same light as traditional sports. The amount of money being thrown around is beginning to rival the money ...

ScummVM 1.7.0 Released

25 July 2014 |jones_supa (887896) writes It's been a while since a new ScummVM release, but version 1.7.0 is now here with many exciting features. New games supported are The Neverhood, Mortville Manor, Voyeur, Return to Ringworld and Chivalry ...

GOG.com Announces Linux Support

25 July 2014 |For years, Good Old Games has made a business out of selling classic PC game titles completely free of DRM. Today they announced that their platform now supports Linux. They said, We've put much time and effort into this project ...

Raspberry Pi Gameboy

24 July 2014 |An anonymous reader writes: An enterprising hacker took on a project to rebuild a broken Gameboy using emulation software, a Raspberry Pi, and a few other easily-obtainable parts. The result: success! The hacker has posted a ...

The Daily Harassment of Women In the Game Industry

23 July 2014 |An anonymous reader writes: Brianna Wu, leader of a game development studio, has an article exposing the constant harassment of women in the games industry. She says, "I'm not writing this piece to evoke your sympathy. I'm writing ...

Dungeons & Dragons’ Influence and Legacy

20 July 2014 |An anonymous reader writes: This year is the 40th anniversary of the launch of Dungeons & Dragons, and it's getting a lot of mainstream attention. Long-time and former players are examining the game's influence and its legacy, ...

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