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Major Steam Redesign Wants to Help You Filter Through the Flood of Game Releases

23 September 2014 |Today, Valve launched the Steam Discovery Update, which aims to help users filter through the glut of new games released on the digital storefront on a daily basis.As Valve's UI Designer Alden Kroll told GameSpot, the total number ...

Steam Reaches 100 Million Users And 3,700 Games

23 September 2014 |Valve's popular PC online platform Steam now has more than 100 million active accounts, which is up by 25 million from the 75 million figure announced in January. Valve revealed the new user figure today as part of a wider ...

Rudy Giuliani Says Call of Duty Lawsuit Could “Open the Floodgates” If Noriega Wins

23 September 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6421444/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>If former Panama director Manuel Noriega ...

Watch Dogs’ Mixed Reception Was Similar to Original Assassin’s Creed’s, Ubisoft Says

23 September 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6418962/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>With over 8 million copies shipped to ...

Lords of the Fallen Is 1080p On PS4, 900p on Xbox One

23 September 2014 |October's action-RPG Lords of the Fallen will run in 1080p on PlayStation 4 and 900p on Xbox One, creative director Tomasz Gop confirmed in an interview today with Videogamer.Today's confirmation comes after developer CI Games said ...

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Keyboard Review

23 September 2014 |If you've not yet sampled the joys of playing games or bashing out your magnum opus from the oh-so-satisfying clickety-clack of a mechanical keyboard, trust me, they're a wonderful investment. But mechanical keyboards are de ...

BioShock Infinite Complete Edition Confirmed for Xbox 360, PS3, PC

23 September 2014 |[UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, 2K confirmed that BioShock Infinite Complete Edition is coming to consoles and PC later this year."We can confirm that the BioShock Infinite Complete Edition is coming to Xbox 360, ...

Assassin’s Creed Unity DLC Pass Includes a New 2.5D Game Set in China

23 September 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6421438/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>Ubisoft today announced the Assassin's ...

Final Fantasy XV Demo Will Last You 3-4 Hours or More

23 September 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6421404/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>Final Fantasy XV's upcoming demo will ...

As Kickstarter Failures Continue, New Legal Terms Are Outlined

23 September 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6420305/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has ...

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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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Steam Discovery: The curation tools we’ve been yearning for are finally here

23 September 2014 |Valve today announced a move for its Steam platform that the vast majority of PC game devs have been waiting a very long time for -- Steam Discovery, an update to the store that introduces new curation options. ...

Video: A crash course in design-related analytics

23 September 2014 |Information is now everywhere. If you work for a large company or a publisher, someone is going to come to you with analytics, and you need to be able to understand them in order make proper use of them. ...

Sony PlayStation VR headset Project Morpheus ‘85 percent’ ready

23 September 2014 |Oculus has made some great strides toward release, and it seems like Sony is making similar progress, according to Shuhei Yoshida, its president of Worldwide Studios. ...

Get a job: Respawn Entertainment is hiring software engineers

23 September 2014 |The Titanfall is seeking software engineers at the mid and senior levels with experience in C/C++ fluency. ...

This Week in Video Game Criticism: Do We Overuse the Term ‘Interactive’?

23 September 2014 |This week, our partnership with game criticism site Critical Distance brings us picks from Lindsey Joyce on topics ranging from our overzealous use of the term 'interactivity' to whether games can exist sans politics. ...

Big opening weekend sales for the new iPhone

23 September 2014 |Apple's strong opening weekend sales for the new iPhone 6 indicate that iOS games will have a large potential audience for a long time to come. ...

With big names signed, Nexon guns for Western players with new division

23 September 2014 |Cliff Bleszinski is on board, and so are many other Western developers. Now, the company formally announces its new publishing division: Nexon XP. ...

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime dev: Timing is everything

23 September 2014 |"One of the tasks we find ourselves doing quite frequently is controlling the timing of things (loop an animation for x seconds, randomize AI behavior every y seconds, etc.)." ...

Blog: The wind-up and pitch in game development

23 September 2014 |"Over the past 30-plus years as a game developer I've been to many product pitch sessions... During this time I've experienced my fair share of do's and don'ts that I thought I would share." ...

PlayStation TV launches October 14 for $99.99

23 September 2014 |Known as the Vita TV in Japan, the streaming box and game console launches with support for "nearly 700 games," says Sony. ...

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Valve launches the Steam Discovery Update

23 September 2014 |Service now has 100 million users and 3700 games

Nexon launches publishing division focused on Western content

23 September 2014 |Nexon XP will look at "bringing the best external development talent to the free-to-play space"

Oculus Gears up for mobile

23 September 2014 |Meet Max Cohen, the VP driving virtual reality on handheld devices

PlayStation TV launches with 700 games in US on October 14

23 September 2014 |The Lego Movie Videogame bundle goes on sale that same day as well

iPhone 6 sells record 10 million in opening weekend

23 September 2014 |Apple sets new record for its popular smartphone as sales exceeded the company's expectations

Activision moves to dismiss Manuel Noriega’s "absurd lawsuit"

23 September 2014 |Former New York City Mayor Giuliani will serve as co-counsel, defend ATVI's right to free speech

Mark Kern starts VR focused MEK Entertainment

22 September 2014 |Former Red 5 CEO raises $1 million in seed funding for VR virtual world

Wooga hires new head of finance

22 September 2014 |Dr. Marion Trautbeck-Kim replaces outgoing Sebastian Kopp

Starbound prospers from Early Access, but others fall short

22 September 2014 |Chucklefish could work for years on upfront revenue, but Early Access and Kickstarter disappointments are piling up

Fresh blood for the UK charts, but Destiny holds on to #1

22 September 2014 |Disney Infinity 2.0 and Hyrule Warriors take 2nd & 3rd

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‘The Bible Videogame’ Raises Over Half of Funding Goal

23 September 2014 |With 39 more days to go, The Bible Videogame Series has managed to raise $20,171 of its $35,000 goal from just 423 backers through its Kickstarter crowd funding campaign.read more

‘The Bible Videogame’ Raises Over Half of Funding Goal

23 September 2014 |With 39 more days to go, The Bible Videogame Series has managed to raise $20,171 of its $35,000 goal from just 423 backers through its Kickstarter crowd funding campaign.read more

Nexon Launches New Division, Shuffles Executives

23 September 2014 | Free-to-play online games company NEXON Co., Ltd. has launched a new division within the company called ‘Nexon XP’ and shuffled some of its top executives. The ...

Nexon Launches New Division, Shuffles Executives

23 September 2014 | Free-to-play online games company NEXON Co., Ltd. has launched a new division within the company called ‘Nexon XP’ and shuffled some of its top executives. The ...

Sony: Nearly 700 Games Available for PlayStation TV At Launch

23 September 2014 | Sony announced that almost 700 games will be available on PlayStation TV when it launches in Europe and North America later this year. The PlayStation TV is a micro-console ...

Sony: Nearly 700 Games Available for PlayStation TV At Launch

23 September 2014 | Sony announced that almost 700 games will be available on PlayStation TV when it launches in Europe and North America later this year. The PlayStation TV is a micro-console ...

Chucklefish: We Could Develop ‘Starbound’ For Nine More Years Thanks to Early Access Buyers

23 September 2014 | Chucklefish, the developer behind the popular space adventure RPG Starbound, claims that it has earned enough money to be in continual development for nine more years. ...

Chucklefish: We Could Develop ‘Starbound’ For Nine More Years Thanks to Early Access Buyers

23 September 2014 | Chucklefish, the developer behind the popular space adventure RPG Starbound, claims that it has earned enough money to be in continual development for nine more years. ...

Celebrating 150 Games That Won’t Be On The Wii U

23 September 2014 |At this point, our friend Andrew Eisen must be looking forward to a game not being on the Wii U so he can add it to his list. What I mean is that once he went past 50 he probably became resigned to the fact that publishers just ...

Celebrating 150 Games That Won’t Be On The Wii U

23 September 2014 |At this point, our friend Andrew Eisen must be looking forward to a game not being on the Wii U so he can add it to his list. What I mean is that once he went past 50 he probably became resigned to the fact that publishers just ...

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PS TV hits US on October 14 with ‘nearly 700’ compatible games

23 September 2014 | Though the PlayStation TV won't support all Vita games at its October 14 debut, the miniscule console will play "nearly 700" Vita releases, according to Sony. Less a proper console and more a device that combines the ...

PS TV hits US on October 14 with ‘nearly 700’ compatible games

23 September 2014 | Though the PlayStation TV won't support all Vita games at its October 14 debut, the miniscule console will play "nearly 700" Vita releases, according to Sony. Less a proper console and more a device that combines the ...

Final Fantasy 15 gameplay details, demo content revealed

23 September 2014 | New details revealed this week paint a clearer picture of what players can expect from Square Enix's RPG Final Fantasy 15 prior to its upcoming launch for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Director Hajime Tabata estimates that ...

Final Fantasy 15 gameplay details, demo content revealed

23 September 2014 | New details revealed this week paint a clearer picture of what players can expect from Square Enix's RPG Final Fantasy 15 prior to its upcoming launch for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Director Hajime Tabata estimates that ...

Joystiq Deals: TowerMadness giveaway

23 September 2014 | Normally Joystiq Deals brings you discounts on gadgets, software and other geek ephemera, but today we're doing our readers one better by offering TowerMadness at no charge. The 3D tower defense game boasts over 100 maps, 60-plus ...

Joystiq Deals: TowerMadness giveaway

23 September 2014 | Normally Joystiq Deals brings you discounts on gadgets, software and other geek ephemera, but today we're doing our readers one better by offering TowerMadness at no charge. The 3D tower defense game boasts over 100 maps, 60-plus ...

SingStar revamp brings high-tech karaoke to PS4 next month

23 September 2014 | Come October 28, PlayStation 4 owners will have the opportunity to download a new version of SingStar, specially crafted for Sony's latest console. According to the PlayStation.blog, this version of the rhythm game hit will ...

SingStar revamp brings high-tech karaoke to PS4 next month

23 September 2014 | Come October 28, PlayStation 4 owners will have the opportunity to download a new version of SingStar, specially crafted for Sony's latest console. According to the PlayStation.blog, this version of the rhythm game hit will ...

P.T.’s ghost makes a spooky cameo in Metal Gear Solid 5

23 September 2014 | Lisa, the terrifying ghost woman featured in the Silent Hills demo P.T., will make an appearance in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, developer Kojima Productions revealed during TGS. The video above, cropped from a streamed ...

P.T.’s ghost makes a spooky cameo in Metal Gear Solid 5

23 September 2014 | Lisa, the terrifying ghost woman featured in the Silent Hills demo P.T., will make an appearance in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, developer Kojima Productions revealed during TGS. The video above, cropped from a streamed ...

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New “Crescent Bay” VR Headset Revealed and Demo’d At Oculus Connect

21 September 2014 |Oculus Rift revealed today its new 'Crescent Bay' prototype wearable display, at its inaugural Oculus Connect conference. (You can find more in the company's blog too.) From Gamasutra's coverage: The new headset has 360 degree ...

New “Crescent Bay” VR Headset Revealed and Demo’d At Oculus Connect

21 September 2014 |Oculus Rift revealed today its new 'Crescent Bay' prototype wearable display, at its inaugural Oculus Connect conference. (You can find more in the company's blog too.) From Gamasutra's coverage: The new headset has 360 degree ...

The Minecraft Parent

20 September 2014 |HughPickens.com writes: Michael Agger has an interesting article in the New Yorker about parenting in the internet era and why Minecraft is the one game parents want their kids to play. He says, "Screens are no longer simply ...

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 ...

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