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It doesn’t actually fire needles, but it weighs 10 lbs so you can still kill someone with it. Who wants one?Read More »
974 people playing Super Mario. In one video. Yes, really.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 due to the battle between Microsoft and Sony.…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 an estimated $260-300 million to make, which is more expensive than some expensive Hollywood blockbusters.…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 the biggest earnings for a movie’s opening day — it didn’t even crack $100 million.…Read More »
Hiroshi Yamauchi was the most important president at Nintendo. This man lead the company with an iron fist for a whopping 53 years before he handed over the reins to the current president, Satoru Iwata. Yamauchi is known for ripping Nintendo from the days of selling playing cards to manufacturing video game consoles, which ultimately changed many lives.…Read More »
If you’ve been anywhere near the internet today, you might have heard that a little game called Grand Theft Auto V just came out. The game is the latest in Rockstar’s series of open-world action games, and is reportedly the most expensive video game ever made.…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.
With Steam Family Sharing, you’ll be allowed to share your entire Steam library with close friends and family.…Read More »
Apparently my wife isn’t the only one who uses sex to get me off the computer.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 PS4 games from your PS Vita via streaming.…Read More »
Sony announces the PS Vita TV, a $100 box that can play PS Vita games and stream media and PS4 games
At a press conference in Tokyo today, Sony made a number of announcements regarding the PlayStation ecosystem. Among them was a new, thinner and lighter version of its gaming handled, the PS Vita. But what was definitely the biggest announcement was saved for the end: PS Vita TV.…Read More »
Leaked video shows off Xbox One in the wild, will also probably get someone at Microsoft fired [Video]
Someone at Microsoft is in very big trouble. A video showing off the Xbox One and its dashboard features surfaced online today then removed shortly after. Thankfully, a clever YouTube user downloaded and re-uploaded it “just in case.”
The unit in the video is clearly a prototype or a unit distributed for beta testing purposes.…Read More »
Woman buys a digital elevator in Second Life, can’t figure out how to install it despite being given directions.Read More »
Microsoft has just announced the official launch date for its next-generation console, the Xbox One. On November 22, the Xbox One will be released in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK, and the US.…Read More »
EA Origin’s code redemption system has been done for five days.Read More »
Bootleg video came is of Super Mario Bros in Jurassic Park.Read More »
If you’re not interested in spending $6.99 on Halo: Spartan Assault for your gorgeous Windows Phone 8 device, then you’re in luck, because Microsoft released a free version of the game called Halo: Spartan Assault Lite. Microsoft is hoping players will take a liking to the free version, which could make for potential customers for the full version of the game.…Read More »
There’s a new member to the Nintendo 3DS family of handheld game consoles, and it’s called the Nintendo 2DS. The 2DS allows for playing 3DS and DS games, however, gamers won’t have the option to play in 3D. The fact that Nintendo released a version of the 3DS without the 3D functionality is testament enough on how consumers are reacting to the feature.…Read More »
With the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 set for launch this November, Nintendo is taking no chances and has chosen to cut the price of the Wii U by a cool $50. Come September 20, the Wii U Deluxe model will go on sale for $299.99, so if you haven’t picked up yourself a Wii U, this could be the perfect time to do so.…Read More »
If there is any video game that will make you say (or think) “WTF”, this game is it.Read More »
Love Steam but not an Ubuntu user? Sometimes it can be a bit of a bummer that some of the greatest applications only get released on Linux for Ubuntu. Thankfully, someone was kind enough to convert the .deb package of Steam from Ubuntu to a .rpm package for use in Fedora.…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 a kart racer!…Read More »
I’m an RPG lover through and through. So naturally, when I heard about an Android app that gamifies your life through an RPG-like leveling system, you better believe I was all over it. HabitRPG is an app that allows you to gamify various tasks and accomplishments that you perform on a daily basis.…Read More »
Would you rather spend hours reading the manual for a board game or spent a few minutes downloading, and then playing, a video game on your smartphone?Read More »
Business owner lets his son use the main work server to run Battlefield 3.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 now).…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 amount is the biggest single-event prize awarded at a video game event.…Read More »
Lady has a broken Wii. It costs $90 to fix the Wii, or she can buy a refurbished Wii for $70+tax. Lady insists on paying $90.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 fact that the console required the Kinect to function.…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 controller could be supported by the PC:
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“New wireless protocol, combined with the ability to work in ‘wired’ mode, and the addition of features like Impulse triggers, means that new software has to be written and optimized for the PC.
Rumors of Microsoft increasing the Xbox One RAM from 8GB to 12GB has officially been laid to rest by the company’s industry marketer and planner, Albert Penello via a Twitter message update. This comes as no surprise as it would have been quite difficult for Microsoft to increase the RAM count this late stage in the game.…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 basically means you execute defenseless “traitors” via firing squad.…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 as he unboxes a retail version of the Xbox One Day One Edition.…Read More »