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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 |

The Last of Us PS4 Both Far Exceeds and Is Restricted By Its PS3 Origins, Analysis Finds

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Bravely Default’s Strong Sales Continue, Reach 1 Million Worldwide

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Beautiful Last of Us PS4 System Revealed by Naughty Dog

29 July 2014 |

Rust Fans Angry Over Dev’s New Project; Dev Says Rust Continuing as Planned

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Check Out Destiny’s Beautiful Skies in This Timelapse Video

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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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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. ...

Why game testers should be integrated into development teams

29 July 2014 |"Why should almost all game testers be integrated into the development teams, and part of the development process? The short answer is 'complexity' and 'combinatorial explosion.'" ...

In-game video streaming and capture come to Raptr

29 July 2014 |As video becomes the lingua franca of game communities, Raptr users can now livestream to Twitch and capture video of themselves playing your PC games from within the client. ...

Don’t Miss: The 2014 Game Developer Salary Survey

29 July 2014 |Make sure to check out our dedicated page highlighting key stories from Gamasutra's 2014 Game Developer Salary Survey, then download the whole report! ...

Introduction to steering behaviors for AI

29 July 2014 |"'What is this entity thinking?' I was always fascinated with this question, and I loved how some triple-A game AIs were able to avoid obstacles... So I began to learn everything about complex AI." ...

This Week in Video Game Criticism: Kim Kardashian Ruins Everything

29 July 2014 |This week, our partnership with game criticism site Critical Distance brings us picks from Kris Ligman on topics ranging from the success of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood to how we talk about HipHopGamer. ...

The visual guide to multiplayer level design

29 July 2014 |This highly visual guide to multiplayer level design, adapted from Ben Bauer's work at Crytek by Firefall designer Bobby Ross, gives you a grounding in how team-based shooters work. ...

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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

Glowstick Games and Rocket 5 Studios are Indie Prize USA Best In Show

29 July 2014 |Winners announced for USA round of indie development awards

ESPN to expand eSports coverage - Report

29 July 2014 |Cable sports network in talks to bring MLG competitions to TV and online audiences

Payola more common for traditional press than YouTube - Survey

29 July 2014 |4.7% of devs say they've paid for written coverage, while 1.5% have given flat fee for video content

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Joystiq Deals: Bluetooth Shower Speaker, AviiQ earbuds

29 July 2014 | Today's round of Joystiq Deals are all about keeping your music playing, whether you're rushing around the city or relaxing in a hot shower. First up are the AviiQ Concert Series earbuds, a headphone system designed with flat ...

Killer Instinct Classic 2 for Xbox One outed by Game Rating Board

29 July 2014 | A Korean Game Rating Board submission (via NeoGAF) named "Killer Instinct Classic 2" as an upcoming release for the Xbox One, suggesting that Microsoft is planning a port of the 1996 arcade game Killer Instinct 2. Microsoft ...

Diesel jeans files opposition to Dieselstormers trademark

29 July 2014 | Lawyers representing the Diesel fashion brand have filed legal opposition to attempts by Germany's Black Forest Games to trademark "Dieselstormers" as the title of an upcoming run and gun shooter. According to Diesel ...

Visit scenic Twilight Gap, Destiny’s latest Crucible map

29 July 2014 | With the Destiny beta now behind us, the developers at Bungie can resume teasing in-game content that the majority of us won't see in-person for months. Case in point, Twilight Gap. According to this IGN featurette, Twilight Gap ...

HBO documentary on gaming addiction, Love Child, airs tonight

29 July 2014 | HBO takes a sobering look at the consequences of gaming addiction tonight with the premiere of Love Child, a documentary film that explores the tragic circumstances behind the death of an infant girl as her parents battled MMORPG ...

Stained developer no longer issuing Steam keys to bundle buyers

29 July 2014 | If you're waiting to receive a Steam key for the Greenlight-approved PC side-scroller Stained, you can stop waiting. Developer RealAxis announced that it no longer plans to issue promised Steam keys for players who purchased the ...

Give me a deluxe apartment in Destiny’s sky

29 July 2014 | There are plenty of mechanical details that need to be tweaked before Destiny is ready for its full public debut, as this weekend's past stress test showed. There are balance issues and a few bugs, and the smart thing for Bungie ...

NeonXSZ begins descent to Steam August 22

29 July 2014 | NeonXSZ, the latter three letters of which are pronounced "excesses," will launch on Steam via Early Access on August 22. The game puts players in the cockpit of a ship within cyberspace, joining a war between viruses and ...

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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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