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Create Your NBA 2K15 Player on Xbox One/PS4 by Scanning Your Face

18 September 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6421347/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>If, like me, you don't have the patience ...

Funny Smash Bros. Ad Reveals Nintendo President’s Love of Pancakes

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Unlock “Meaningful” Halo 5 Beta Rewards by Watching Halo: Nightfall

18 September 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6420724/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>If you want the full Halo 5: Guardians ...

Conservative Group to Video Game Gender Critics—“Stand Down”

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PES 2015 Demos Delayed, Though There Is a Backdoor Solution

18 September 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6420811/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>Publisher Konami has begun to release the ...

Xbox One Versions of Halo: Reach, ODST On Microsoft’s Radar

18 September 2014 |Halo: Reach concept artThis November's Halo: The Master Chief Collection will include updated versions of Halo 1-4. But what about Halo 3: ODST (2009) and Halo: Reach (2010)? Could we some day see remastered versions of those games ...

Activision: Destiny Has Grossed More Than $325m in Five Days

18 September 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6421296/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>Bungie's blockbuster shooter Destiny has ...

Report: Final Fantasy XV Demo To Be Released in March Next Year

18 September 2014 |It's been a while since we've heard anything about Final Fantasy XV, but Game Informer reports that a downloadable demo for the game is scheduled to hit next year, in March.According to Game Informer's post, which has since been ...

Lapsed WoW Players Need to Act Quickly to Preserve Their Character Names

18 September 2014 |If you're a lapsed World of Warcraft player thinking about returning to the game for the upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion, you may need to act quickly to keep your name.Blizzard Entertainment has announced that all players ...

EA’s Next Free PC Game Is Bejeweled 3

18 September 2014 |The next addition to Origin's "On the House" sales promotion is PopCap's 2010 tile-matching game, Bejeweled 3. You can download a free copy of the PC game today, and it's yours to keep.Bejeweled 3 normally sells for $5. There is no ...

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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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Video: Solving the challenges of porting Fez to PlayStation

18 September 2014 |Speaking at GDC Europe 2014, Blitworks cofounder Miguel Angel Horna revealed with great detail his team's process for bringing Polytron's puzzle game to the Sony PlayStation platforms. ...

What it was like to make games in the 16-bit era: TurboGrafx devs speak

18 September 2014 |In this extract from The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers, secrets about how PC Engine (TurboGrafx-16) games were developed and Hudson Soft controlled the process come to light. ...

Reminder: 24 hours left to early register for GDC Next 2014

18 September 2014 |With just over a day left until early registration for GDC Next featuring ADC ends on September 18, conference organizers are encouraging anyone interested in attending to register now at the discounted rate. ...

One post, 27 indie production lessons

18 September 2014 |The developer of smartphone serious game Terrachanics shares lessons learned on the journey from conception to completion. ...

Rust creator: Notch isn’t a sellout, he’s a smart studio head

18 September 2014 |"Once you start hiring people your whole attitude changes. You're not just fucking about with your life anymore..you're fucking about with other people's lives - and the lives of their families." ...

Maximize your impact! Exhibiting tricks for indies

18 September 2014 |"Our little trip to PAX Prime cost us about $4,000 for two people. That's a lot of money for an indie! When you spend money like that, you've got to be prepared to have a good impact." ...

IGF China 2014 reveals Main Competition and Student finalists

18 September 2014 |The Independent Games Festival China has revealed the Main Competition and Student finalist games for its 2014 award ceremony, which celebrates leading indie games from throughout the Pan-Pacific area. ...

Be careful with kids’ privacy - FTC hits developer with hefty penalty

18 September 2014 |Mobile game developer TinyCo is settling with the U.S.' Federal Trade Commission after regulators accused the company of improperly collecting children's personal information. ...

Unity Pro now free to all PlayStation developers

17 September 2014 |Game engine maker Unity said this morning it would be making the full Unity Pro suite free to all licensed PlayStation developers. ...

Some invaluable 2D tools from the Unity Asset Store

17 September 2014 |"It helps to have good tools. And to call Unity a 'good tool' would be a ridiculous understatement. But like everything else, it's got limitations. ...

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Rust creator: "I’d have done the same thing" on Mojang deal

18 September 2014 |Facepunch Studios founder Garry Newman shares his inisight

King victorious in 6waves copyright settlement

18 September 2014 |"Another company sought to take advantage of the hard work and creativity of two of our games teams"

Super Smash Bros takes Japanese top spot

18 September 2014 |Nintendo and Bungie take first, second and third on software chart

Destiny sales top $325 million in five days

18 September 2014 |Activision touts first sell-through totals for Bungie's latest shooter

PlayStation devs get free access to Unity Pro

17 September 2014 |Unity's tools are now freely available on both new generation consoles

Sony revises profit forecast down by $1.7 billion

17 September 2014 |Now expects to make a near $500 million loss this fiscal year on smartphone performance

Chobolabs raises $1.3 million

17 September 2014 |Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavours leads the round for core multiplayer mobile studio

Riccitiello: Minecraft, free-to-play and the price of eggs

17 September 2014 |And what excites the former EA CEO about Oculus Rift

Steam adds 11 new currencies

17 September 2014 |South East Asia a key focus as Valve expands global reach

GX3 hits Kickstarter goal

17 September 2014 |GaymerX organizers raise money to bring revamped show back for a third year

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Steam Now Supports 16 Local Currencies

18 September 2014 | Steam now supports an additional local currencies, according to an announcement made today by Valve Software - as reported by CVG. Local currency in Indonesia, Malaysia, ...

$325 Million Worth of ‘Destiny’ Games Have Been ‘Sold Through’

18 September 2014 | Activision announced today that, of the $500 million in Destiny copies it shipped to retail (announced last week), an estimated $325 million worth of product has been sold ...

Georgia Man Murdered for PS4

18 September 2014 |One transaction gone horribly wrong leads to four people having their lives ruined - with one of those lives coming to a tragic end over a video game system. That's what happened in Roswell, Georgia when two people who answered ...

‘Bejeweled 3’ is ‘On the House’

18 September 2014 | Electronic Arts announced this morning that its "On The House" program will feature PopCap’s incredibly-addictive puzzler Bejeweled 3 this month. To get the ...

Conservative Group Takes Aim at Feminism in Gaming

17 September 2014 |A new video from a conservative think tank called American Enterprise Institute featuring scholar Christina Hoff Sommers says that issues related to sexism and misogyny have been brought up mostly by pro-feminist tech writers and ...

Rust Creator Says He Would Have Done The Same Thing as Notch

17 September 2014 | Rust and Gary's Mod creator Garry Newman says that he would have done exactly the same thing as Markus 'Notch' Persson did if given the same opportunity. Newman ...

Rust Creator Says He Would Have Done The Same Thing as Notch

17 September 2014 | Rust and Gary's Mod creator Garry Newman says that he would have done exactly the same thing as Markus 'Notch' Persson did if given the same opportunity. Newman is ...

Sony Predicts $2.1 Billion FY Loss

17 September 2014 | Sony announced today that, despite the PS4 selling so well, it still expects to report a net loss of 230 billion yen, or $2.1 billion, for the current fiscal year ending in ...

PSA: Blizzard to Purge Older ‘World of Warcraft’ Character Names

17 September 2014 | Players with old World of Warcraft characters who have not logged into the game for a very long time may want to pay attention. Blizzard announced that it will institute a ...

PSA: Blizzard to Purge Older ‘World of Warcraft’ Character Names

17 September 2014 | Players with old World of Warcraft characters who have not logged into the game for a very long time may want to pay attention. Blizzard announced that it will institute a ...

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Hyrule Warriors review: Moblin warfare

18 September 2014 | Though The Legend of Zelda series includes some of the most beloved games of all time, Hyrulean protagonist Link has seen some less than stellar adventures in the hands of developers not named Nintendo. Capcom's Oracle of Seasons ...

Final Fantasy 13’s new portal page has a Steam logo

18 September 2014 | In suspiciously timed news, Square Enix launched a new portal page for the Final Fantasy 13 saga that conspicuously features the Steam logo. The site, launched today, features the Steam image next to logos for already confirmed ...

The Evil Within not without TGS trailer

18 September 2014 | The Evil Within, from Resident Evil maestro Shinji Mikami, is heading to this week's Tokyo Game Show with a new gameplay trailer. The game already features a cast who know grisly, but the game's environments don't seem to be ...

NHL 2K series returns to mobile this fall

18 September 2014 | 2K announced the return of its NHL 2K hockey video game brand today with the aptly-named NHL 2K. The game is in development for iOS and Android devices as a "premium mobile game" slated to launch this fall for $7.99. Players will ...

Quake Live hosts free-to-play arena battles on Steam today

18 September 2014 | Id Software's free-to-play arena FPS Quake Live unlocks on Steam later today, bringing its '90s-styled twitch gameplay to an expanded audience. Based on the popular Quake 3 Arena, Quake Live originally premiered in 2010, and ...

Destiny sales reach $325 million worldwide

18 September 2014 | Activision has pegged sales of Destiny at $325 million worldwide in its first five days, which follows last week's announcement that the MMO-shooter dungeon crawler shipped over $500 million into retail. We don't have time to ...

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call review: Take a bow

18 September 2014 | Music is an essential part of the Final Fantasy series. Players who have spent any amount of time with the franchise likely have a few overworld themes buried deep in their subconscious, and the series as a whole covers a wide ...

CastleStorm: Definitive Edition catapults to Xbox One, PS4 next week

18 September 2014 | If you missed out on CastleStorm's multiplatform launch last year, you'll have the chance to catch up next week with an expanded edition premiering for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, developer Zen Studios announced ...

A mindset to match The Evil Within

18 September 2014 | I think a lot about mental health. Partly because I co-founded a charity dedicated to increasing empathy and education about mental health issues, but mostly because I love horror games like The Evil Within. Zombies and ghosts and ...

Plague Inc: Evolved catches custom scenarios on Steam

18 September 2014 | The Steam Early Access version of Ndemic Creations' global pandemic sim Plague Inc: Evolved has updated with a new Scenario Creator, letting players unleash their own devastating diseases across a simulated Earth. After ...

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Commander Keen: Keen Dreams Source Code Released

18 September 2014 |New submitter ildon writes: Recently, the rights holder of former game publisher Softdisk's game library put the rights to some of their old titles up for sale, including Commander Keen: Keen Dreams, one of the few games in the ...

The Growing Illusion of Single Player Gaming

16 September 2014 |An anonymous reader writes: Multiplayer modes used to be an extra part of most games — an optional addition that the developers could build (or not) as they saw fit. These days, it's different: many games are marketed under ...

Canon Printer Hacked To Run Doom Video Game

16 September 2014 |wiredog writes Security researcher Michael Jordon has hacked a Canon's Pixma printer to run Doom. He did so by reverse engineering the firmware encryption and uploading via the update interface. From the BBC: "Like many modern ...

Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Maker Mojang For $2.5 Billion

15 September 2014 |jawtheshark writes The rumors were true. Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, is being sold to Microsoft. Of course, the promise is to keep all products supported as they are. From the article: "Microsoft said it has agreed to buy ...

Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts

15 September 2014 |An anonymous reader writes If you use Twitch don't click on any suspicious links in the video streaming platform's chat feature. Twitch Support's official Twitter account issued a security warning telling users not to click the ...

Early Reviews of Destiny: Unfulfilled Potential

13 September 2014 |Destiny is a first-person shooter set in a persistent, online world. It was released on Tuesday by Bungie, the development studio behind Halo, and billed as a blending of console shooters and progression-based MMOs. Reviews for the ...

Kickstarter’s Problem: You Have To Make the Game Before You Ask For Money

13 September 2014 |An anonymous reader writes with this piece about Digital Knights, the studio behind the Kickstarter campaign project Sienna Storm, which was cancelled this week after the team raised only 10% of their $180,000 target, despite a ...

Report: Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Studio For $2bn+

10 September 2014 |dotarray (1747900) writes "A surprising story has emerged today that suggests Microsoft is looking to buy Minecraft developer Mojang. The reported price tag is "more than US$2 billion." The original report is at the WSJ (possibly ...

John Romero On Reinventing the Shooter

9 September 2014 |An anonymous reader writes: John Romero helped bring us Doom, Quake, and Wolfenstein, but he's also known for Daikatana — an immensely-hyped followup that flopped hard. After remaining on the periphery of game development ...

GSOC Project Works To Emulate Systemd For OpenBSD

8 September 2014 |An anonymous reader writes Through a Google Summer of Code project this year was work to emulate systemd on OpenBSD. Upstream systemd remains uninterested in supporting non-Linux platforms so a student developer has taken to ...

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