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Star Citizen Rockets Past $63 Million

27 November 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6422097/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>The crowdfunding campaign for Wing ...

Watch New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Exo Zombies Trailer Now

27 November 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6422503/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>Activision and Sledgehammer Games today ...

Steam Fall Sale Begins: Watch Dogs for $30, The Evil Within for $20, and more

27 November 2014 |As early reports indicated, Steam's Exploration-themed Fall sale kicked off today, and will last through December 2.Unlike last year's Fall sale, this one will will not include any flash sales, with some deals lasting for 48 hours ...

DayZ’s Full Release Scheduled for 2016

27 November 2014 |The "full release version" of open-world zombie game DayZ will launch in the first half of 2016, publisher Bohemia Interactive announced today. The game has been in open development for about a year now, as the game's alpha was ...

Assassin’s Creed Unity Players Will Get Free DLC in Wake of Rocky Launch

27 November 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6422245/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>In an effort to make it up to fans ...

Xbox Games With Gold for December Revealed

27 November 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6348570/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>Worms Battlegrounds is the latest Xbox ...

Free PS4, PS3, and PS Vita PS Plus December Games Revealed

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Blizzard Pre-Black Friday Deals Revealed

27 November 2014 |Blizzard Entertainment has rolled out its pre-Black Friday deals, and they include deep discounts on some of the company's biggest franchises, including World of Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft.Below is a breakdown of what's on ...

New Sunset Overdrive Gun Makes Your Enemies Vomit And Then Explode

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EA Gets Perfect Score On LGBT Equality Workplace Index

27 November 2014 |Battlefield publisher Electronic Arts has received a perfect score of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign as part of the group's annual Corporate Equality Index, a rating of American workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and ...

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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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Ubisoft yanks AC Unity season pass, placates buyers with free game

27 November 2014 |Amidst long-running technical issues with Assassin's Creed Unity, Ubisoft has abruptly curtailed its DLC plans and made significant business concessions to appease those who purchased the game. ...

Get a job: BattleCry is hiring a Lead Environment Artist

27 November 2014 |Got some chops as a leader and an artist? Austin-based BattleCry Studios is looking to hire a lead environment artist to work on its upcoming online team combat game Battlecry. ...

Don’t Miss: Double Fine’s postmortem of Brutal Legend

27 November 2014 |In this classic postmortem Double Fine outlines the production of its rock god epic Brütal Legend, taking in everything from legal troubles with Activision to nitty-gritty tool development details. ...

Devs team up with Humble Bundle for anti-Ebola charity game jam

27 November 2014 |'Games Against Ebola' is a 96-hour charity game jam in which Mojang and 8 other dev teams, along with one solo developer, make games about healing and sell them through Humble Bundle for charity. ...

IGF 2015 Student Competition sees record-setting number of entries

27 November 2014 |Organizers have tallied over 1,000 entries submitted to the 17th annual Independent Games Festival, with entrant records now broken across the board and Student Competition entries now available for everyone to view. ...

Get ready for another Train Jam game jam in 2015

27 November 2014 |Tickets for the second annual Train Jam, which will once again take place across 52 hours on a train from Chicago to San Francisco in advance of GDC 2015, are expected to go on sale today. ...

How important is ‘clean’ gameplay?

27 November 2014 |"Once the gameplay became looser, the level of tuning required to make the game feel good changed, and it diluted the fundamental requirements for making jump and shoot gameplay as pristine as possible." ...

Positively horrifying

27 November 2014 |"The horror fan wants blood because the horror fan is bleeding. The horror fan wants Isolation because the horror fan only knows isolation." ...

EA honored for its LGBT equality practices

27 November 2014 |Electronic Arts is one of the best companies practicing LGBT equality, according to an annual report from the Human Rights Campaign. ...

Orcs Must Die! coming to China via Tencent agreement

27 November 2014 |Orcs Must Die studio Robot Entertainment is looking to greatly expand its player base, with a new Tencent partnership that will see its popular franchise coming to the Greater China Region. ...

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Marketing Black Friday

27 November 2014 |The biggest sales day of the year is also the biggest marketing event of the year

Apple and apps partner for World AIDS Day

27 November 2014 |Proceeds from 25 apps to go to Global AIDs Fund

Ubisoft apologises for Assassin’s Creed issues with free DLC

27 November 2014 |Discontinues sales of season pass

Ubisoft Toronto becoming key partner for other Ubi studios

27 November 2014 |Producer Lesley Phord-Toy says Toronto has raised some eyebrows in the Ubi system and they don't have enough staff to fulfill all requests

Pokemon claim top spot on Japanese charts

27 November 2014 |Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire takes first and second, Dynasty Warriors 8 at 3

EA named one of the best places for LGBT equality

27 November 2014 |Human Rights Campaign honors the publisher for the third year in a row

"I don’t want it to be like, ‘Oh, here come the Christians, it’s going to suck again.’"

27 November 2014 |Mikee Bridges of GameChurch: What Would Jesus Play?

Breaking Away: Brazil’s indie developers are thinking globally

26 November 2014 |The wider industry sees Brazil as a marketplace, but Swordtales, Gameblox and Garage 227 are hungry for recognition

Inzen raises $750k to tackle Chinese mobile market

26 November 2014 |Singaporean dev has rights to games created by MIT Gambit Game Lab

US operations drag on Perfect World’s Q3 performance

26 November 2014 |Profits down for the online publisher despite Chinese launch of Neverwinter on Xbox One

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Poll: Which Video Game Platform Are You Most Thankful For?

27 November 2014 | Thanksgiving. The time of year where we take stock of what's important to us and express thanks for not only the things we have, but for the people who struggled and ...

Happy Thanksgiving From GamePolitics

27 November 2014 | I wish all of our readers in the United States a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving holiday. For the rest of you who live in Canada (and already celebrated Thanksgiving ...

Humble Bundle Hosting 96-Hour ‘Games Against Ebola’ Game Jam

27 November 2014 | The fine folks at Humble Bundle are serving as host to a special game jam called Games Against Ebola. The 96-hour game jam will see teams from such notable game developers ...

Steam ‘Exploration Sale’ Discounts over Five-Thousand Games

27 November 2014 | Valve Software has kicked off its annual sale. While it doesn't call it a "Black Friday" or "Cyber Monday" sale like others do, it is intended to ...

Turtle Rock: ‘Evolve’ Will Not Divide Its Community Based On Content Purchases

27 November 2014 | Evolve developer Turtle Rock Studios plans to give away all downloadable content for free and it says that its premium DLC content will not "directly exclude" ...

North American Operations Lower Perfect World Entertainment Profits

27 November 2014 | China-based Perfect World Entertainment reported a decline in profits for the third quarter, citing poorly performing North American properties. During the three-month ...

Report: Several Counter-Strike: Go Pro Players Banned for Cheating

27 November 2014 | According to this Redbull report highlighting some tips and tricks to spot cheating in Counter-Strike: Go, several pro players have been banned for cheating and have been ...

U.N. To Vote on Resolution Condemning Mass Surveillance

27 November 2014 | According to an AFP report (by way of GIGA OM), the United Nations is set to vote on a resolution that will condemn mass surveillance activities from various governments and ...

Ubisoft: Reviewers Won’t Get Early Access to ‘The Crew’

27 November 2014 | It looks like Ubisoft is continuing to shift and adjust its polices on reviewing its games. The latest game to do this is its online racing game, The Crew. According to ...

Thirteen Games Selected for UK Tax Relief Program

27 November 2014 | The British Film Institute, which awards certificates for tax credits from the British government, has selected 13 projects - two of which are being kept secret - which ...

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Hitman HD, Deadly Premonition join December’s free PS Plus slate

27 November 2014 |Sony already mentioned that PlayStation 4 owners with subscriptions to PlayStation Plus will receive gratis access to both Secret Ponchos and Injustice: Gods Among Us in December, but this morning we learned of the other four games ...

Games with Gold December: Worms, The Raven, SSX

27 November 2014 |Like its PlayStation Plus counterpart, Xbox Live's Games With Gold service will feature a new roster of free games available to subscribers during December. Xbox One owners will be able to download anthropomorphic annelid strategy ...

Report: Pokemon ORAS tops three million sales in three days

27 November 2014 |If the past two decades of endless merchandising, cartoons and video games haven't tipped you off, people really like Pokemon. So much so that the latest entries in the core roleplaying series, Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha ...

Persona Q DLC schedule and price points

27 November 2014 |Persona Q players, listen up. Atlus has laid out the game's DLC release schedule, including prices for each piece. Persona Q launched yesterday, alongside a free bit of DLC, the Kaguya sub-Persona. Available on December 2, the ...

EA once again earns perfect score in LGBT workplace equality

27 November 2014 |Eight months after losing the dubious title of 'Worst Company in America' for the first time in three years, Human Rights Campaign has recognized EA for its commitment to promoting LGBT equality by awarding the publisher a 100 ...

DayZ PC beta due in Q4 2015, console prototype in Q3

27 November 2014 |DayZ has completed its first year in Early Access on Steam, and Bohemia Interactive is now sharing its plans for the game in 2015, including two important milestones: The beta version is due to launch in the fourth quarter of 2015, ...

Steam Exploration Sale: Watch Dogs, Lords of the Fallen, more

27 November 2014 |As if there weren't enough deals to ruin your wallets this holiday season, Steam's Exploration Sale started today. As expected, the digital gaming platform began offering a number of discounted PC and Mac games today, with the sale ...

Assassin’s Creed: Unity CEO apologizes for bugs, offers free DLC

27 November 2014 |Everyone who owns Assassin's Creed: Unity will receive the Dead Kings DLC for free once that launches, Ubisoft Montreal and Toronto CEO Yannis Mallat says in a blog post. The freebie is an apology for the technical issues that have ...

WWE 2K15 review: Disqualification match

27 November 2014 |Like past games in the series, WWE 2K15 spends a lot of time looking back on wrestling history. Propped up by years of real-life stories, cuts and bruises, the series continues to be a good source for professional wrestling ...

Joystiq Streams: Will Shadow of Mordor on Xbox 360 break us?

27 November 2014 |The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have, for all their technological advancements, returned the gaming world to a place few expected it would go: the land for the down port. Way back when, PC and arcade games too beefy for consoles ...

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Sony To Offer Partial Refunds For PS Vita

26 November 2014 |mpicpp sends this report from the Houston Chronicle: "Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its ...

Top Counter-Strike Players Embroiled In Hacking Scandal

26 November 2014 |An anonymous reader writes Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is one of the world's fastest growing eSports, but the community has been rocked by scandal in the last week, with several top players being banned by Valve for using ...

The Man Who Made Tetris

21 November 2014 |rossgneumann writes Life gets pretty chill after creating 'Tetris' and escaping the KGB. A quick web search for "Alexey Pajitnov" brings up pages of articles and interviews that fixate only on his seminal creation—a work that ...

The Nintendo DS Turns 10

21 November 2014 |An anonymous reader writes The Nintendo DS has reached a remarkable milestone: it's turned 10 years old. A new retrospective on one of Nintendo's greatest ever smash hits points out that it's now old enough to become a Pokemon ...

Customers Creating Fake Amazon Pages To Get Cheap Electronics At Walmart

21 November 2014 |turkeydance writes People are reportedly creating fake Amazon pages to show fake prices on electronics and other items. In the most heavily publicized cases, Walmart was reportedly duped into selling $400 PlayStation 4 consoles for ...

Three-Way Comparison Shows PCs Slaying Consoles In Dragon Age Inquisition

20 November 2014 |MojoKid writes: "BioWare's long-awaited Dragon Age Inquisition has dropped for the PS4, Xbox One, and PCs. A comparison of the visuals in key scenes between all three platforms shows that while the PC variant clearly looks the best ...

Player-Run MMORPG By Former Ultima Online Devs Finding Kickstarter Success

19 November 2014 |An anonymous reader writes: Shards Online has returned to Kickstarter with a refocused plan and a promise to match pledges dollar-for-dollar up to their goal. With just a week gone by, they have already reached 75% of their goal. ...

Elite: Dangerous Dumps Offline Single-Player

18 November 2014 |Robotron23 writes: The developers behind the sequel to legendary video game Elite have, to the anger and dismay of fans, dropped the offline single-player mode originally promised. The game is due for full release in under a month. ...

Sweden Considers Adding “Sexism” Ratings To Video Games

18 November 2014 |An anonymous reader writes A government-funded agency in Sweden is considering creating specials label for video games based on whether or not the games' portrayals of women are sexist. From the article: "Avoiding sexism and gender ...

Sony To Take On Netflix With Playstation Vue

14 November 2014 |stephendavion writes "Sony is planning to launch PlayStation Vue, a TV service for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles providing on demand programs and live content. The company will roll out the service to selected customers ...

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