If there’s one mobile game that everyone’s heard of at least once, and is not called Angry Birds, it’s Temple Run. The popular runner game is reportedly being considered for a film adaptation, and would be produced by the same …Read More »
When I say “just” $49.99, I’m being a bit condescending — because asking $50 for a board game, even a Firefly board game, is bloody ridiculous.Read More »
A 9-year-old boy was recently sentenced to home confinement by a state judge after he brought a hand-gun with 6 bullets, a steak knife and a small handled sledge hammer to school. When something like this happens, some folds tend …Read More »
Last week, Valve teased three announcements for this week. The first has been unveiled as SteamOS, a new operating system based on the Linux architecture that’s designed for gaming on the big screen. It will be available soon for “living …Read More »
Valve has been very quiet on its plans for is very own video game console based on the popular Steam platform. The console, which goes by the name Steam Box, has been a no show at E3 and Gamescon, probably …Read More »
Grand Theft Auto V will probably go down as the fastest selling video game ever. The game made $800 million in its first 24 hours of availability, but that kind of success didn’t come without a price. The game cost …Read More »
Grand Theft Auto V makes record-breaking $800 million in first day, on pace to become fastest-selling game ever
In its first 24 hours of availability, sales of Grand Theft Auto V have racked up more than $800 million. To put that amount in perspective, Box Office Mojo lists Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 as having …Read More »
Steam introdcues Family Sharing, lets you share your entire library of games with friends and family
Valve announced that they will soon be introducing a new feature called Steam Family Sharing. It’s most likely the feature you thought up in your head right now, and despite it seeming too good to be true, it’s actually happening.…Read More »
I’m a sucker for a rhythm-based game. Ever since Parappa the Rapper, I’ve actively sought out games with a musical or rhythmic bent. Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero, and yes, even Donkey Kong Jungle Beat…I love games with rhythm. If …Read More »
Imagine being able to wake up, see a game invite on your smartphone, then booting up your PlayStation 4 and joining your friends in battle in mere seconds. Or, imagine being able to leave your house and play all your …Read More »
Ever considered getting yourself an NVDIA shield, but was turned down by its $300 price? Well, perhaps this will brighten your day. Linus Tech Tips has come up with ways to make your own NVDIA shield without spending a fortune, …Read More »
If you’re a regular reader, then my predilection for retro and retro-inspired games is probably well known to you. As a longtime Apple fan, I especially love it when I get the chance to play a game that I first …Read More »
In a newly released video, Rovio has announced that the next game in the Angry Birds series will not be of the usual “sling-shot the pigs on the other side of the screen” variety. Instead, Angry Birds Go will be …Read More »
I recently reviewed an interesting text-based game for iOS called Blackbar. Somewhat different from other text-based adventure games, this was quite the unique title. But it made me long for a more traditional text-based adventure game experience. A quick survey …Read More »
I am a total sucker for text-based games. Whether it’s an old school classic like Zork or a newer “choose your own adventure”-style game like Choice of Broadsides, I love games that are basically just an excuse to read. These …Read More »
Microsoft didn’t have a live Gamescom press conference for everyone on the web to watch, but that didn’t mean the company wasn’t planning to come out swinging. To regain respect among hardcore gamers, the software giant chose to collaborate with …Read More »
Just in case you hadn’t heard yet, the long-awaited sequel to Plants vs. Zombies was finally released last Thursday. Fittingly called Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time, the game is free-to-play and available only for iOS devices (for right …Read More »
Last weekend, the biggest Dota 2 tournament in the world wrapped up. Alliance, a Swedish e-sports team, were crowned the champions and the recipients of the grand prize: $1.43 million dollars.
According to Valve, the developer of Dota 2, that …Read More »
Xbox executive Marc Whitten says that the Xbox One will not require the Kinect to be plugged in for the console to function.
When Microsoft first unveiled the Xbox One, one of the things people took issue with was the …Read More »
A Microsoft spokesperson says that the Xbox One’s controller should eventually be compatible with PCs, with Microsoft hoping to make it happen by 2014.
The Microsoft representative told VentureBeat that a few things need to be worked on before the …Read More »
Apple has banned Joyful Executions, a game where you play as the commander of a North Korean firing squad.
The goal is to “process endless waves of various enemies of the state to keep the Divine Leader happy,” which …Read More »
It looks like you won’t have to wait until November to see an unboxing of Microsoft’s next console, as they’ve just released an official unboxing video for the Xbox One.
Microsoft’s Larry Hryb serves as your guide throughout the video …Read More »
In what is most likely my favorite part of YouTube’s Geek Week yet, the website has placed a fully playable version of Atari’s Missile Command in any video. That’s right, you can do this with any video — like this …Read More »
Apple’s free app of the week is Bad Piggies! Don’t worry, this isn’t more Angry Birds. While Bad Piggies is set in the same universe as our overexposed feathered friends, the Angry Birds spin-off is a very different game.
Instead …Read More »
A user on the Tech Inferno forums has posted a gaming setup unlike any other: An 11-inch MacBook Air connected via Thunderbolt to a dedicated Nvidia graphics card.
But as you can see in the image above, it isn’t exactly …Read More »
Edward Snowden, who I’m sure we all know by now as the whistleblower that leaked the US government’s PRISM program, has his very own video game. It’s an endless runner too.
If you’ve ever played games like Temple Run or …Read More »
Bethesda Game Studios is known for making some massive games. From Fallout 3 to the most recent Elder Scrolls game, Skyrim, the developer’s pedigree for making large, living worlds in video games is unquestioned. So when Alexander J. Velicky decided …Read More »
Microsoft says indies will now be able to self-publish on Xbox One, retail consoles can be used as dev kits
Microsoft appears to be hell-bent on fixing everything that people have complained about for the Xbox One. After completely reversing their used games policy and online requirements, the company has announced a new stance for how it will approach independent …Read More »
A video game programmer in Shenzen, China has left his day job programming video games to sell street food. The result? He doubled his salary.
According to Kotaku, the man left his job due to health issues:
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Due to Apple’s strict policies for its App Store, playing emulated games on iOS devices just isn’t possible unless you jailbreak your device. It’s the opposite of what it’s like on Android, where emulators can be easily found and installed …Read More »
Not content with announcing a new sequel to Angry Birds Star Wars, Rovio is also bringing over the first game to consoles. Every. Single. Console.
When Angry Birds Star Wars makes its console debut this October, it’ll be available on …Read More »
Before Sony came to the final design that we see today, the PlayStation 4 had some other interesting features that didn’t quite make the cut. One of them was the ability to measure the galvanic response of your skin as …Read More »
Microsoft representatives have confirmed that the Xbox One will allow users to play games while they’re still downloading to the system.
This means that the time it takes for users to actually play their digital games will be significantly reduced. …Read More »