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'South Park' mocks the true cost of free-to-play games

There is nothing wrong with free-to-play as a concept, but the model is often built on concepts that are designed to get you hooked on a reward loop that's a bit more artificial than we're used to from the standard, one-price premium model.<p>It can be tricky to explain the process, even to people who …

ISIS terror group releases trailer for GTA-like recruitment and training video game

Islamic State jihadists released a trailer this week for a video game they say will be used to recruit and train children for the group's battle with the West, according to the Islamic State's media wing and several news publications.<p>The video, which can be seen below, starts out with a translated …

#GamerGate: The Telegraph Called Out For Yellow Journalism By Female Gamer | One Angry Gamer

Factual misappropriation (seems like that word is being used <b>a lot</b> these days), failure to report the facts, misrepresenting unverified data and …

Dan Golding

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD: Fast, Violent, and Mature

Redefining what a Final Fantasy game can be.<p>From the 20-minutes of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD gameplay I saw at PAX Prime 2014, it seems like …

You haven't played these Pokémon games, but you should

Not only have you not caught them all — you haven't even <i>played</i> them all.<p>The Pokémon-playing community has proven to be one of the most industrious groups of fans this industry has ever seen. That tenacity is built into the franchise's very nature. To fully complete a PokeDex in <i>Pokémon X</i> and <i>Y</i>, you …

Pokémon

Two Incredible Glitches Make The First Pokémon Games Way Easier

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PlayStation TV launching Oct. 14 in North America

Sony will launch the PlayStation TV, its micro-console for PlayStation games, on Oct. 14 in North America, the company announced today during its Gamescom 2014 press briefing.<p>PlayStation TV can serve as a secondary console for PlayStation 4 games via Remote Play, and users can also play many …

PS4's Share Play enables your friends to play along with you even if they don't own the game

Sony is preparing to release the latest update for the PlayStation 4, and it will provide you with more ways to play games with your friends online.<p>The marquee feature of the 2.0 PS4 update is Share Play. This new capability enables you to create online sessions for local co-op games that you can …

Share Play on PS4 will let you play with friends, even if they don't own your game

The version 2.0 system software update for PlayStation 4 this fall will introduce a feature called Share Play that lets you invite friends to play a game, even if they don't own a copy.<p>According to a post on the PlayStation Blog today by Scott McCarthy, director of product planning and software …

Virtual reality will become even more amazing with these upcoming technologies (video)

The future of gaming is looking pretty crazy — especially if everything in this video from Siggraph’s Emerging Technologies preview comes to exist.<p>All of this tech comes from Siggraph 2014, a computer graphics and interactive technology conference that’s currently underway in Vancouver.<p>That’s a lot …

Zelda speedrunner explains how it's possible to beat Ocarina of Time in 18 minutes

Last month, speedrunner Cosmo Wright broadcast a world record-setting run of Nintendo 64 game <i>The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i> on his Twitch channel. He beat the game in 18 minutes and 10 seconds, and called it, naturally, "the best speed run I have ever done."<p>Today, he explains, in some …

The best Game Boy games of all time

Best Game Boy games<p>It wasn't the first handheld videogame system, but the Game Boy is the one that changed everything. Suddenly, everyone you knew …

The Most Trusted Place for Answering Life's Questions

Answered<p>In Zeus<p>Does Zeus live on mount Olympus<p>Zeus was believed by the Ancient Greeks to be one of the Olympian gods, and all the Olympian gods lived …