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UK Chart: Advanced Warfare Takes Christmas No1 Spot

22 December 2014 |<iframe src="/videos/embed/6422092/" width="100%" height="100%" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has ...

The Last of Us 2 Mentioned in Former Naughty Dog Developer’s Resume

22 December 2014 |A sequel to Naughty Dog's acclaimed action-survival game The Last of Us may be in the works, according to the resume of former Naughty Dog lead character artist Michael Knowland. According to Knowland's LinkedIn profile, Naughty ...

Xbox One’s Telltale Game Collection Includes Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, and More

22 December 2014 |Telltale Games has released The Telltale Games Collection on Xbox One, which includes five complete seasons of its adventure games series.The $110 collection gets you the following (click the links for GameSpot's reviews):All ...

Game Parodying North Korea’s Glorious Leader Still Coming, Adds Level About Sony Hack

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Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl Dev Reopens, Announces New Game

22 December 2014 |GSC Gameworld, the developer behind the Stalker games, has reopened and is already developing its next game.Speaking with Gamesindustry.biz, GSC Gameworld's Valentine Yeltyshev didn't have much to reveal about the new project other ...

Minecraft on Consoles Gets Horses, Bats, and More

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Get a PS4 for $330 from Walmart

22 December 2014 |With just a few days left until Christmas, Walmart has introduced another great deal on the PlayStation 4. We've seen plenty of great discounts on PS4 bundles, but if you just want Sony's console with no extras, Walmart's $330 PS4 ...

I Am Bread Dev’s Next Game Worlds Adrift Is All About Multiplayer Physics

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GTA 5 Franklin Voice Actor Working on DLC

22 December 2014 |Almost exactly a year ago, developer Rockstar promised that Grand Theft Auto V will get DLC in 2014 that will expand on the game's story. With only a few days left until the end of 2014 and no new updates on story DLC since, that ...

Star Citizen Releases Arena Commander 1.0, Imagine Trailer

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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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Gamasutra’s Best of 2014: Simon Carless’ Top 5 Games

22 December 2014 |"I'm super happy that lists of best games are getting a lot more personal. I tend to like titles which appeal to my borderline ADD issues - quick replayable games that have some interesting skill elements." ...

KerbalEdu announced, a teacher-friendly Kerbal Space Program

22 December 2014 |Kerbal Space Program's developer Squad has teamed up with TeacherGaming to develop KerbalEdu, a teaching-focused version of the wildly popular indie game. ...

Blog: Thank God I’m an Indie Dev

22 December 2014 |"I'm lucky to work at an awesome company that encourages creativity and independence... they believe it creates a stronger, more creative company with tremendous energy." ...

Making Before : A ‘collective consciousness game’ of survival

22 December 2014 |We talk with Bill Lowe, creator of Before, about developing a group-survival sim, signing with Facepunch studios, and getting featured at The Game Awards. ...

Gamasutra’s Best of 2014: Brandon Sheffield’s Top 5 ‘research’ games

20 December 2014 |"In order to make sure I'm on the right track, sometimes I like to ground myself by playing games that have similar systems or elements to what what we want to achieve." ...

Mining data to understand Street Fighter’s balance and meta-game

20 December 2014 |"This post is an the analysis of the game balance in Super Street Fighter IV. We analyze it using statistical methods and machine learning techniques." ...

On ‘comprehensive game criticism’ and plastic ghosts of the past

20 December 2014 |A step toward formulating a useful game criticism, by looking at a weird, old game: "The first word that comes to mind when I think of Perfect Dark: 'bloated.' It's also highly hypocritical, game design-wise." ...

Nintendo prevails in yet another patent suit

20 December 2014 |Though it suffered a major setback in a case against Philips recently, the video game giant has yet again won a case that could have stopped sales of the Wii U. ...

Get a job: Oculus VR is hiring a Gameplay Engineer

20 December 2014 |Got a passion for virtual reality? Oculus VR is looking for an experienced developer to join the team in its Seattle, WA office and work on creating "game-like experiences" for the Oculus Rift. ...

How to solve the PC resolution problem

20 December 2014 |"One of the biggest problems with creating a PC game is figuring out what resolution to use, and how to give the users the same experience regardless of the size of screen with which they view the game." ...

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Applications now open for Search For A Star

22 December 2014 |Aadvark Swift's annual events give new opportunities to graduates looking to work in development

Advanced Warfare takes UK Christmas #1

22 December 2014 |FIFA, GTA, Far Cry and AC:U fill rest of the top five

Gfinity listed on Aim with cap of £13.2m

22 December 2014 |eSports company plans to build 500 seat arena in London

They said what?: 2014’s exclusive interviews

22 December 2014 |"It looks like Palmer ate a bad burrito"

Bringing people together - a year in M&A

22 December 2014 |A look at 2014's record acquisition activity

Titanfall boasts 8 million unique players

20 December 2014 |Respawn's Vince Zampella has second thoughts on decision to make PC version Origin-only, says future games not necessarily exclusive

Chris Roberts launching BAFTA LA Games Masterclass series

20 December 2014 |Cloud Imperium founder and CEO to give first in 2015 series of talks examining game development

PS4 "inventory challenged" in Europe

20 December 2014 |SCE CEO Andrew House says console demand is keeping up with supply for second straight holiday season

The Long Tail of Mobile Games

20 December 2014 |Disruptor Beam's Jon Radoff warns that too many companies squander long-term gain by maximizing revenues upfront

Buggy games deserve much harsher treatment

19 December 2014 |Publishers that don't respect QA don't respect their customers either

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Zampella: Almost Eight Million Playing ‘Titanfall’ Now

20 December 2014 | Respawn Entertainment founder Vince Zampella admits that he may have erred on the decision to make the PC version of Titanfall Origin-only and revealed just how many people ...

EFF Celebrates ‘Crossword Day’ With a Puzzle About Copyright

20 December 2014 | The Electronic Frontier Foundation is celebrating Crossword Day by creating one of their own - related to copyright. You can grab a printable PDF version here, or play ...

Blizzard Considering In-Game Gold Trading for Game Time in ‘World of Warcraft’

20 December 2014 | In a lengthy Battle.net post on some of its World of Warcraft plans for 2015, Blizzard Entertainment suggested that it might allow WOW subscribers to exchange in-game ...

CISA Supporters Use Sony Pictures Security Breach To Push Bill

20 December 2014 | We knew it wouldn't be long before some politicians and bureaucrats took the opportunity to use Sony Pictures' recent security breach as a way to push questionable ...

PSA: ‘Marvel Vs. Capcom Origins’ Will Be Removed From XBLA, PSN By Month’s End

20 December 2014 | Capcom's Unity Blog is reminding PlayStation and Xbox family console owners that one of its games will be removed from those marketplaces later this month. In other ...

Former Codemasters Exec Joins Redbox

20 December 2014 | Games are an important part of video rental kiosk company Redbox, which is why the company has brought in a seasoned pro from the video games industry to spearhead efforts ...

Former 38 Studios Board Member Gets Fined for Unregistered Lobbying Activity in Rhode Island

20 December 2014 | After a defeat in the Rhode Island Superior Court (details here), outgoing Secretary of State Ralph Mollis has approved a decision concluding that a former 38 Studios board ...

‘Games Done Quick’ Prepares for January Charity Marathon Event

20 December 2014 | Speed-running specialists and gaming charity Games Done Quick has announced that its 160-hour AGDQ (Awesome Games Done Quick) event will take place January 4 - 10 at the ...

Sony Sees PS4 Supply Challenge in Europe

20 December 2014 | Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House says that high demand for the company's PlayStation 4 console in Europe means that it could face an inventory challenge. In ...

Computer & Video Games Shutting Down

19 December 2014 | The website for Future Publishing's Computer & Video Games will be closing soon, with the publisher focusing its attention on GamesRadar+ website starting in ...

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is UK’s Christmas No. 1

22 December 2014 |Ding dong merrily on high / In the UK CoD is winning Ding dong verily the sky / In LA Kotick's grinning Spa-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-aycey Kevin in excelsis! Like an exosuit-clad ...

Stiq Figures, December 8 - 14: Biggest surprise in 2014 edition

22 December 2014 |Welcome to Stiq Figures, where the sales data is after the break and the posts don't matter. A lot can happen in a year. Social media behemoths can snatch up rising tech companies, unlikely returns can happen simply because a ...

Bandai Namco changing name again, adds Entertainment

22 December 2014 |You know how sometimes a friend will try to come up with an awesome nickname for themselves, but they don't ever seem to stick with it? Kind of like your classmate Robert Pinkleton from fourth grade, who told people to call him ...

Tomodachi Life welcomes 1 million Miis in Europe

22 December 2014 |One million Miis in Europe have found a new, bizarre home in Tomodachi Life, Nintendo's quirky apartment complex simulator that hosts strange social interactions with relish. Nintendo of Europe celebrated the sales milestone ...

Unwrap Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse on Wii U on December 25

22 December 2014 |After stormy seas kept sassy Shantae sequestered from Nintendo 3DS shores earlier this year, we weren't really sure when the half-genie girl and her pirate rival, Risky Boots, would team up to take down the Pirate Master in Shantae ...

The 8-bit Time Machine takes game music back to 1985

22 December 2014 |Modern game soundtracks are nice thanks to their full orchestras and high-definition sound, and chiptune music can be a fun trip down Nostalgia Lane. While it may seem like you'd have to choose one or the other, you can have your ...

Joystiq Weekly: Telltale takes on Minecraft, Xeodrifter review, broken games and more

22 December 2014 |Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily ...

This Majora’s Mask-inspired Christmas carol is smashing

22 December 2014 |Yeah, so you played - or are at least familiar with the premise of - The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask and saw where this was going. The video is still smile-worthy! And hey, maybe you can make your own Majora music video when ...

SXPD patrols monochromatic panels on Android, iOS devices

22 December 2014 |In SXPD, a comic book and video game hybrid now available on iOS and Android devices, an all-female police force patrols New Royale, the United States' hidden 52nd (yes, 52nd) state that's owned by the richest man in the country. ...

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars updated on iOS, out now on Android

22 December 2014 |When Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars launched on iOS devices in 2010, it wasn't offered as a universal app, meaning that one purchase wouldn't grant players versions of the game for both iPhone and iPad. Four years later, ...

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Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games?

20 December 2014 |Mr. Jones writes: My 11-year-old son is fascinated by games — game mechanics in particular. He has been playing everything from Magic to WarFrame since he was 5 years old. He seems mostly interested in creating the lore and ...

To Fight Currency Mismatches, Steam Adding Region Locking to PC Games

19 December 2014 |will_die writes Because of recent currency devaluation Steam has now added region locking for games sold in Russia and CIS. Brazil and local area and Indonesia and local area are also being locked. If you purchase a game from one ...

To Fight Currency Mismatches, Steam Adding Region Locking to PC Games

19 December 2014 |will_die writes Because of recent currency devaluation Steam has now added region locking for games sold in Russia and CIS. Brazil and local area and Indonesia and local area are also being locked. If you purchase a game from one ...

Godot Engine Reaches 1.0, First Stable Release

17 December 2014 |goruka writes "Godot, the most advanced open source (MIT licensed) game engine, which was open-sourced back in February, has reached 1.0 (stable). It sports an impressive number of features, and it's the only game engine with ...

Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order

11 December 2014 |An anonymous reader writes Andy Baio, aka @waxpancake, indy video game enthusiast and founder of the XOXO conference and other cool stuff, conducted a weird/cool experiment on his four-year-old. Andy taught him about gaming by ...

AMD Offers a Performance Boost, Over 20 New Features With Catalyst Omega Drivers

10 December 2014 |MojoKid writes: AMD just dropped its new Catalyst Omega driver package that is the culmination of six months of development work. AMD Catalyst Omega reportedly brings over 20 new features and a wealth of bug fixes to the table, ...

NetHack: Still One of the Greatest Games Ever Written

10 December 2014 |M-Saunders writes: While everyone obsesses about frame rates and polygon counts, there's one game that hasn't changed visually for decades. NetHack may look incredibly primitive today, but it's still arguably the best game of all ...

Sony Hacks Continue: PlayStation Hit By Lizard Squad Attack

9 December 2014 |An anonymous reader writes Hacker group, Lizard Squad, has claimed responsibility for shutting down the PlayStation Network, the second large scale cyber-attack on the Sony system in recent weeks. Although apparently unrelated, the ...

Ralph H. Baer, a Father of Video Gaming, Dies At 92

8 December 2014 |SternisheFan writes with news that Ralph H Baer, the father of video games and the inventor of the Magnavox Odyssey, has passed away at 92. "At the dawn of the television age in 1951, a young engineer named Ralph Baer approached ...

Spectrum Vega: A Blast From the Past

8 December 2014 |mikejuk writes A new games console is being launched based on the classic Sinclair ZX Spectrum from the 80s. Within days of the start of its Indiegogo campaign all of the 1000 Limited Edition Spectrum Vegas had been claimed but ...

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