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Watch The Last of Us Joel & Ellie Actors Recall Working on the Game

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Doom Creator John Romero: PC “Decimating” Console, F2P Has Killed 100 AAA Studios

28 July 2014 |<p style="">Game industry icon John Romero, best known for his work at id Software on the Doom and Wolfenstein franchises, says in a new interview that the PC platform is "decimating" consoles. That's ...

Destiny Beta Ends, Bungie Says It Was a “Tremendous Success”

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AU New Releases: The Last of Us Remastered Launches Exclusively for the PS4

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Rust Dev Announces Riftlight, A Twin Stick Shooter With RPG Elements

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Bandai Namco’s PC-Exclusive Fighting Game Rise of Incarnates Closed Beta Coming in August

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Sunset Overdrive Character Customization Lets You Be Emo, Goth, Metal, And Everything In-Between

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New Steam Controller Design Adds Analog Stick—Report

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Comic-Con 2014: The Walking Dead Season 3 Confirmed

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The Strange Case of Areal, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.’s “Definitive Spiritual Successor”

28 July 2014 |<p style="">When developer West Games launched a Kickstarter campaign for a spiritual successor to <a href="/s-t-a-l-k-e-r-shadow-of-chernobyl/" data-ref-id="false" ...

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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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The Walking Dead sells 28M episodes, third season on the way

28 July 2014 |After the success of its narrative-driven adventure game series The Walking Dead, Telltale Games has confirmed that a third season is on the way. ...

Could overcoming game challenges combat anxiety?

28 July 2014 |After overcoming a challenge in Guacamelee, one developer asks: "Could you successfully improve people's ability to focus and concentrate by playing challenging side-scrolling platform brawlers?" ...

Why I made a game engine (in HTML5)

28 July 2014 |"I was most excited about creating my own game engine because I wanted to know everything that was going on under the hood." ...

Restructuring and squatting: The latest Kickstarter debacle

28 July 2014 |There's trouble brewing for another video game Kickstarter campaign, as a developer has postponed work on his funded game, and subsequently been accused of squatting in a Californian condo. ...

Are developers actually paying for YouTuber and press coverage?

28 July 2014 |Here's what we know: The ethics of paying for YouTuber and press coverage of your game are rather blurred, and become more and more so as revenue share programs and FTC rules come into play. ...

‘Who are your game dev heroes?’

26 July 2014 |Games inspire us to make games, but so do the people behind them. Here are inspirational developers, as selected by our Twitter followers. ...

Square Enix CTO Yoshihisa Hashimoto leaves company

26 July 2014 |The company names senior tech staffer Remi Driancourt as leader of its Luminous Studio engine development project as it seeks a successor. ...

Microsoft signs promotional deal with China Telecom for Xbox One

26 July 2014 |30 million broadband subscribers will be offered a chance to purchase the console as part of their internet service packages when it goes on sale in China in September. ...

Video: The enduring legacy of EA_Spouse

26 July 2014 |In this GDC 2013 talk the 'EA_Spouse' herself, Erin Hoffman, looks back on how conversations about work-life balance in the game industry since 2004, and what it all might mean for the future. ...

Kuju launches equity crowdfunding effort for UK game studio startups

26 July 2014 |UK-based independent studio (Art Academy, Zumba series) is booting up a £300,000 ($509,415) fund to back a "portfolio of studios" and help them find success. ...

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The price of premium

28 July 2014 |Get Set Games' latest switched gears from casual free-to-play to core premium. So how did it go?

Watch Jade Raymond and Ben Cousins on the next big thing

28 July 2014 |Two Gamelab talks exploring the rise of wearable computers and their integration with VR

Watch Dogs still #1 in UK

28 July 2014 |No new console releases in week of blazing heat

BAFTA to add Persistent Game and Original Property awards

28 July 2014 |Action and Adventure and Strategy and Simulation categories cut ahead of 2015

ChangYou sees revenue and profits tumble

28 July 2014 |Second quarter results show impact of game updates, acquisition of MoboTap stock

Trademarks: Where you stand and what you should be doing

28 July 2014 |A how-to guide from Harbottle & Lewis' Kostyantyn Lobov

Square Enix CTO departs

26 July 2014 |Yoshihisa Hashimoto leaves for "personal reasons"

Samsung Ventures Invests in GamePop

26 July 2014 |"GamePop as a product is in peak fighting shape to take on Amazon Fire"

Kuju launches Startups Fund

26 July 2014 |Will invest in UK mobile, tablet and PC game startups

Crytek addresses financial situation

26 July 2014 |CryEngine creator says it has been enduring "transitional phase," but has secured additional capital for the long term

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Cartoonist Gary Varvel Lampoons News Media By Comparing It To Violent Games

28 July 2014 | Or maybe it is the other way around.  With all the news media reporting on civil unrest around the world, whether it is the wars in Syria, Ukraine, Iraq, Afghanistan ...

Raptr Introduces Game Video Capture and Streaming Features

28 July 2014 | Raptr has introduced a major update to its service that adds the ability to record or stream gameplay video with virtually "no degradation of system performance thanks ...

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Racketeering Added to Leland Yee’s Long List of Federal Charges

26 July 2014 | A federal grand jury has added a racketeering charge to suspended California State Senator (D- San Francisco) Leland Yee's list of charges including gun-trafficking, ...

Report: Microsoft Signs Another Deal for Xbox One in China

26 July 2014 | Microsoft has partnered with China's third-largest telecommunications company to sell Xbox One starting in September, according to Reuters. Reuters is reporting that ...

Verizon Plans to Throttle ‘Unlimited’ 4G Networks Customers This Fall

26 July 2014 | Verizon’s 4G networks soon will start feeling a little less unlimited for customers who don't pay for data by the gigabyte. According to GIGA OM, Verizon will ...

ISPs Say ‘They Are Afraid’ Netflix Will Start Charging Them For Access

26 July 2014 | In a recent filing with the FCC by The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (which represents Time Warner Cable, Comcast, and other broadband providers ...

EMA Board Elects Rentrak Executive As Its New Chairman

26 July 2014 | Marty Graham, the president of Home Entertainment at Rentrak has been elected as the new Chairman of the trade group the Entertainment Merchants Association. The election ...

Australian Government Quietly Discussing New Ways to Combat Piracy

26 July 2014 | A leaked document from the Australian government reveals discussion points on implementing a potential online piracy crackdown. Among them, changing the law to bypass a 2012 ...

Cautionary Tales: The Perils of Renting Out Your Home in California and Funding Games Via Kickstarte

26 July 2014 | A cautionary tale about renting your home out to strangers for some quick, short-term cash on CNN has ties to video games. According to this CNN report, Cory Tschogl rented ...

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Luke, it was your Destiny beta, but now it’s over

29 July 2014 | Almost as if it was fated to, the Destiny beta came to an end late last night. So, just in case you woke up this morning excited to carry on your space adventures, we're here to dampen your mood to a level more appropriate for a ...

Watch Dogs is still the UK charts’ best friend

29 July 2014 | Watch Dogs continues to rise above the summer drought, notching its sixth week in total as the British No. 1. Again, there's not one new release in the UK top 40, so it's not shocking to see the country's games market drop another ...

Fairy sales - Bravely Default ships one million worldwide

29 July 2014 | Bravely Default: Flying Fairy is proving a commercial hit as well as a critical one, shipping an impressive one million copies worldwide. Square Enix announced (via Dengeki Online) the 3DS JRPG shifted 400,000 in Japan and 600,000 ...

Gaystation 4 up for auction

29 July 2014 | In celebration of pride week in Sweden, retailer Webhallen is auctioning off a customized PlayStation 4 to support The Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Rights (RFSL). Designated the "Gaystation ...

You’d Bayonetta watch the Bloody Fate trailer with English dubs

29 July 2014 | Funimation provided a first look - moreover a first listen - at its English-dubbed version of feature-length anime Bayonetta: Bloody Fate. Directed by Afro Samurai's Fuminori Kizaki, the Western version sees Hellena Taylor reprise ...

Stiq Figures, July 14 - 20: Breaking the bank edition

28 July 2014 | Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. In a fantasy land, every game we want to play would be set at a manageable price, or just flat-out free. In reality, cool experiences ...

Harada: Tekken X Street Fighter ‘still in development’

28 July 2014 | Remember Tekken X Street Fighter, Bandai Namco's crossover fighter that was announced in 2010? Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada sure does, because it's still in development! Also, because he's probably bombarded with ...

Shadowrun Returns: Dragonfall content flies solo in September

28 July 2014 | A new, standalone version of the Shadowrun Returns expansion Dragonfall will rear its scaly head in September, developer Harebrained Schemes has revealed. The standalone version of Dragonfall is being labeled as a Director's Cut, ...

The Nostromo crew lives again in Alien: Isolation trailer

28 July 2014 | In this Alien: Isolation trailer, Sigourney Weaver, Yaphet Kotto, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright and Harry Dean Stanton return to the Nostromo to reminisce about the good ol' days, when men were men, women were women, and ...

Fewer than half of GameStop customers know about trades

28 July 2014 | If you're a regular shopper at GameStop, you've probably heard it more times than you can count. If you've worked there, you might know the line by heart. "Thank you for choosing GameStop, where we buy and sell used games, how can ...

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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, ...

Google To Stop Describing Games With In-App Purchases As ‘Free’

19 July 2014 |An anonymous reader writes After a series of investigations, lawsuits, and fines over how in-app purchases are advertised and communicated to users, Google has agreed to stop labeling games that use in-app purchases as "Free." This ...

CCP Games Explains Why Virtual Reality First Person Shooters Still Don’t Work

19 July 2014 |An anonymous reader writes Icelandic studio CCP is better known for EVE Online, but its first foray into virtual reality with space shooter Valkyrie has caused a stir, and is widely seen as a flagship game for the Oculus Rift ...

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