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Xbox One’s Forza Horizon 2 Demo Dated, Achievements Revealed

27 August 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6420860/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>You won't need to wait until September 30 ...

Gauntlet PC Reboot Delayed for Fine-Tuning

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Buy This Epic-Looking George Washington Xbox 360 Theme to Support Call of Duty Veterans’ Charity

27 August 2014 |The Call of Duty Endowment and Microsoft have partnered to create an epic-looking George Washington Xbox 360 theme that you can buy to help military veterans find jobs.The Xbox 360 theme (above) was designed by artist Jason Heuser ...

PS4 More Powerful Than Xbox One, But Microsoft Always Improving—Metro Dev

27 August 2014 |The PlayStation 4 is more powerful than the Xbox One, but it might not be this way forever, according to Metro Redux developer 4A Games chief technical officer Oles Shishkovstov. As part of a wide-ranging interview with Digital ...

Lindsay Lohan’s GTA 5 Lawsuit Is a Bid for Attention, Take-Two Says

27 August 2014 |Actress Lindsay Lohan's lawsuit against Rockstar Games parent company Take-Two Interactive over Grand Theft Auto V was nothing more than a bid to gain attention, the publisher says. Lohan's lawsuit, filed in court last month, ...

Saints Row Dev Will Reveal New Game On Friday—Is It Saints Row 5?

27 August 2014 | Saints Row creator Volition will reveal its next game on Friday during a PAX Prime panel, according to a posting for the presentation on the event's official website. The announcement will be made during a panel called "Quiz Show ...

Zelda, F-Zero, and Animal Crossing Content Coming to Mario Kart 8

27 August 2014 | Mario Kart 8 is getting some substantial downloadable content starting in November. New characters, tracks, and karts will be added to the game featuring content from many of Nintendo's other franchises, including The Legend of ...

Meet GameSpot at PAX: Free Breakfast, Panels, and Parties

27 August 2014 |Hopefully you've already made time in your busy PAX schedule to watch the GameSpot panels and live shows. But just in case you had no idea what we were up, here's a quick outline of all the GameSpot-related stuff we're hosting at ...

Dragon Age: Inquisition Has Multiplayer; First Details Revealed

27 August 2014 |This November's role-playing game Dragon Age: Inquisition will be the first entry in the core series to offer multiplayer, developer BioWare confirmed today through IGN.Dragon Age: Inquisition will feature a cooperative multiplayer ...

Want Your PC Games to Cost Less and Run Better? Razer Wants to Help

27 August 2014 |PC hardware company Razer has announced a new software platform, Razer Cortex, that wants to insert itself into the center of your PC gaming routine. The free service, which is now in an early access period ahead of its launch in ...

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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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All I needed to know (about games) I learned from Dungeons & Dragons

27 August 2014 |A lecture from designer and educator Lewis Pulsipher that showcases how Dungeons & Dragons contains the seeds of wisdom for designing games -- and challenges much of today's triple-A conventional wisdom. ...

Game Design Deep Dive: Amnesia’s ‘Sanity Meter’

27 August 2014 |Amnesia: The Dark Descent's "sanity meter" feature was born out of darkness. Creative director Thomas Grip explains the evolution of the meter's design. ...

Call of Duty audio boss Adam Levenson joins SomaTone as COO

27 August 2014 |SomaTone Interactive, a music and sound design company that provides hundreds of developers with audio for games, has hired industry veteran Adam Levenson as its new chief operating officer. ...

Half of UK devs plan to make games for next-gen consoles, new survey suggests

27 August 2014 |While the majority of game developers in the UK are currently building games for mobile platforms, a new survey suggests that a boost to next-gen console development may be on the cards. ...

Blog: Quick thoughts on the ‘sprint’ in Mario, Meat Boy

27 August 2014 |"Re-playing these platformer made me realize that platformers are some of the most open gameplay experiences available; rarely are designer-imposed limitations placed on the player." ...

The perils, opportunities, and responsibilities of Steam Early Access

27 August 2014 |Prominent Steam Early Access developers weigh in on the state of the service -- how it helps them make games, but how its reputation is beginning to hurt them, too. ...

Nintendo hopes to reel in fans with Mario Kart 8 crossover DLC

27 August 2014 |Nintendo brings in Zelda's Link and Animal Crossing characters, as well as robust additions to the game, to further entice its fans. ...

The West Bank has its first game developer

27 August 2014 |"I truly believe that Palestinians are very innovative and out-of-the-box thinkers. It's something that is required in our day-to-day life, and I'm certain that, when given the chance, this makes our games different." ...

Tablet game revenue to triple by 2019, report finds

27 August 2014 |Juniper Research expects revenues from tablet games to jump from $3.6 billion this year to $13.3 billion five years from now. ...

Don’t Miss: Dirty Game Development Tricks

27 August 2014 |From the archives of Game Developer Magazine come 9 from-the-trenches stories of designers, artists and programmers using unorthodox tricks to circumvent sticky development problems. ...

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UK studios will return to console development

27 August 2014 |TIGA survey shows rapidly resurgent interest around Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Rockstar: Lohan’s GTA suit is "for publicity purposes"

27 August 2014 |Actress's claims dismissed in Rockstar court documents as "frivolous"

EA’s annual DLC revenue on course to hit $1 billion

27 August 2014 |Extra content like Ultimate Team is really helping EA's bottom line

Analysts applaud Twitch acquisition

27 August 2014 |Wedbush, Digi-Capital say union is a good fit; Amazon game exec says service will "remain unchanged for a while"

Diablo III Reaper Of Souls is UK #1

27 August 2014 |47 per cent of purchasers snap up Ultimate Evil Edition on PS4

Gamer Network and Gfinity bring eSports to EGX London

27 August 2014 |"Everyone who visits EGX can game like a pro and talk to us about getting into eSports"

Capcom suing Koei Tecmo

27 August 2014 |Resident Evil publisher accuses Dynasty Warriors firm of multiple patent infringement

Google-Twitch deal nixed by antitrust concerns - Report

27 August 2014 |Two companies could not agree on breakup fee if regulators struck down proposed acquisition

Tablet gaming revenues to reach $13.3 billion by 2019 - Juniper

26 August 2014 |Research firm forecasts threefold increase for tablet game sales, driven by improved storage, graphics and better broadband

Third of PS4 owners switched from Wii or Xbox

26 August 2014 |Nielsen study also says 17% had no previous console

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Rockstar Calls Lindsay Lohan’s GTA V Lawsuit ‘Frivolous’

27 August 2014 | Grand Theft Auto V maker Rockstar Games and its parent company Take-Two Interactive responded to Lindsay Lohan's lawsuit in a Manhattan Court filing on Tuesday. The ...

Tropes vs Women in Games: Women as Background Decoration - Part 2

27 August 2014 |Women as Background Decoration: Part 2, the latest video in the Tropes vs Women in Video Games series from Feminist Frequency and Anita Sarkeesian is online. The latest video continues to explore " sexualized female bodies ...

Report: Google was Afraid of Antitrust Investigation if it Acquired Twitch

27 August 2014 | Prior to yesterday's announcement that Amazon had purchased Twitch, the prevailing rumor was that Google was going to snap up the video streaming service for over $1 ...

Report: Google was Afraid of Antitrust Investigation if it Acquired Twitch

27 August 2014 | Prior to yesterday's announcement that Amazon had purchased Twitch, the prevailing rumor was that Google was going to snap up the video streaming service for over $1 ...

38 Studios-Related Legal Wrangling Continues in Rhode Island

27 August 2014 | The Rhode Island Secretary of State’s office held a hearing this morning in a continuation on the probe into possible lobbying violations by Providence attorney ...

38 Studios-Related Legal Wrangling Continues in Rhode Island

27 August 2014 | The Rhode Island Secretary of State’s office held a hearing this morning in a continuation on the probe into possible lobbying violations by Providence attorney ...

Best Buy Predicts Weaker Holiday Sales

27 August 2014 | Best Buy is predicting that electronics (including video game hardware and software) sales during the 2014 holiday shopping season will be down (at least for them by single ...

Best Buy Predicts Weaker Holiday Sales

27 August 2014 | Best Buy is predicting that electronics (including video game hardware and software) sales during the 2014 holiday shopping season will be down (at least for them by single ...

Capcom Sues Koei Tecmo For Patent Infringement

27 August 2014 | Capcom is suing fellow Japanese developer and publisher Koei Tecmo for allegedly infringing on a number of its patents, according to a Sankei report translated by ...

PSN Continues To Suffer From Technical Issues

27 August 2014 | The PlayStation Network continues to have connectivity problems today, but Sony says that it is working diligently to get the system back online and in working ...

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Under Defeat HD hits Xbox 360 stateside after two years AWOL

28 August 2014 | So this is a bit of an odd one. Back in late 2012/early 2013, Under Defeat HD came to PS3 and Xbox 360 in Japan and Europe. In North America, Rising Star released the remaster of G.rev's Dreamcast and arcade helicopter ...

Mega Man X4, X5 zero in on PlayStations next month

28 August 2014 | Two of the PlayStation-era Mega Man X platformers are blasting their way onto PS3 and Vita in the next couple of weeks. The first mighty number to land is X4, which hits PSN in North America on September 2. X5 follows a week later ...

Rockstar: Lohan’s GTA 5 lawsuit just Jonas-ing for publicity

28 August 2014 | Lindsay Lohan's Grand Theft Auto 5 lawsuit was "filed for publicity purposes" according to creator Rockstar and parent company Take-Two Interactive. Lohan sued Rockstar and Take-Two for damages back in July over the in-game ...

Gauntlet needs new release date, badly

28 August 2014 |WBIE's Gauntlet reboot is being delayed by a couple weeks so everyone can build up more rage against friends who will inevitably shoot the food. Originally scheduled for September 3, the game has now been moved to a September 23 ...

Mario Kart 8 DLC packs priced $8 each, $12 2-in-1 bundle

27 August 2014 | Nintendo of America confirmed the crossover Mario Kart 8 DLC packs spotted yesterday on the company's UK site, with the Zelda pack due to launch stateside in November and the Animal Crossing one in May 2015. Both packs will be ...

Dragon Age: Inquisition 4-player co-op revealed, separate to campaign

27 August 2014 | BioWare revealed the third Dragon Age game mirrors the third Mass Effect by introducing four-player online multiplayer on top of the single-player experience. An IGN preview reveals the co-op in Dragon Age: Inquisition runs ...

EA Sports UFC taunts three new fighters

27 August 2014 | EA Sports UFC received a new content update today that expands the game's roster and offers a few tweaks to its gameplay formula. The mixed martial arts game now includes heavyweight fighter Stipe Miocic as well as welterweight ...

Play all of the ‘Connected World’ Ludum Dare 30 games

27 August 2014 | But be warned: There are a lot of entries to play. Ludum Dare 30 is in the bag, and so are a bunch of cool new games and prototypes from developers worldwide. Ludum Dare 30 includes the 48-hour Compo and the 72-hour Jam, both ...

OlliOlli kicks, pushes, coasts to PS4 and PS3

27 August 2014 | OlliOlli, Roll7's endless runner-meets-skateboarding game, is now available on PS4 and PS3. The game originally launched in January for Vita, and was previously targeted for other PlayStation systems in July. While it missed the ...

PSN Tuesday: Infamous First Light, Madden 15, Metro Redux

27 August 2014 | Sure, the PlayStation Network has been updated with a whole host of new games like the neon fest Infamous: First Light, the Necessary Roughness adaptation Madden NFL 15, and a prettier version of what Moscow would like look after ...

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Predictive Modeling To Increase Responsivity of Streamed Games

26 August 2014 |jones_supa (887896) writes Streaming game services always bump up against a hard latency limit based on the total round-trip time it takes to send user input to a remote server and receive a frame of game data from that server. To ...

Is Dong Nguyen Trolling Gamers With “Swing Copters”?

26 August 2014 |Nerval's Lobster writes Given its extreme difficulty, it's tempting to think that the new Swing Copters is Dong Nguyen's attempt at a joke (You thought 'Flappy Bird' was hard? Check this out!), or maybe even a meta-comment on the ...

Is Dong Nguyen Trolling Gamers With “Swing Copters”?

26 August 2014 |Nerval's Lobster writes Given its extreme difficulty, it's tempting to think that the new Swing Copters is Dong Nguyen's attempt at a joke (You thought 'Flappy Bird' was hard? Check this out!), or maybe even a meta-comment on the ...

Hackers Claim PlayStation Network Take-Down

25 August 2014 |This morning, Sony's PlayStation network was knocked offline for North American users. According to ShackNews, Several tweets have gone up throughout Saturday evening, in which Lizard Squad has taken responsibility for the attacks. ...

Hackers Claim PlayStation Network Take-Down

25 August 2014 |This morning, Sony's PlayStation network was knocked offline for North American users. According to ShackNews, Several tweets have gone up throughout Saturday evening, in which Lizard Squad has taken responsibility for the attacks. ...

Among Gamers, Adult Women Vastly Outnumber Teenage Boys

24 August 2014 |MojoKid writes: The Entertainment Software Association has just released its 2014 report on the state of the video game industry (PDF), and as the title of this post suggests, there have been some significant shifts since the last ...

The Tech Fixes the PS3 Still Needs, Eight Years On

24 August 2014 |An anonymous reader writes "The PlayStation 4 has well and truly arrived, but Sony's still selling its last-gen console by the pallet-load, eight years after first going on sale. Of course, as a new article points out, that's ...

The Tech Fixes the PS3 Still Needs, Eight Years On

24 August 2014 |An anonymous reader writes "The PlayStation 4 has well and truly arrived, but Sony's still selling its last-gen console by the pallet-load, eight years after first going on sale. Of course, as a new article points out, that's ...

Virtual Machine Brings X86 Linux Apps To ARMv7 Devices

23 August 2014 |DeviceGuru writes Eltechs announced a virtual machine that runs 32-bit x86 Linux applications on ARMv7 hardware. The ExaGear VM implements a virtual x86 Linux container on ARMv7 computers and is claimed to be 4.5 times faster than ...

How Game Developers Turn Kickstarter Failure Into Success

22 August 2014 |Nerval's Lobster writes When you ask random strangers on the Internet to give you money, there are no guarantees. That's true in almost any scenario, including when video game developers use Kickstarter to crowdfund the creation of ...

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