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Make sure you have these 2015 hits before the Steam Exploration Sale ends

If you’ve waited to play some of the year’s best games, Steam has rewarded your patience.<p>Right now, many of 2015’s greatest releases are on sale on Valve’s digital store. However, the sale ends tomorrow morning (December 1) at 10 a.m. Pacific. So, two of our writers, Jeff Grubb and Mike Minotti, …

Sony just gave the PS4 a big boost over the Xbox One

That's because Sony last week quietly rolled out a new software development kit (SDK) for developers that lets game makers access the 7th core in the console's 8-core AMD processor, according to GameSpot.<p>This news might sound a bit confusing and technical, so let's back up a bit.<p>When Sony and …

Most anticipated PS4 and Xbox One games of 2016

Although there are a few stragglers remaining before 2015 comes to a close, most of the year’s biggest game releases have already launched. And it’s …

The freedom to explore most open-world games is a lie

Open-world games aren't going away anytime soon, but more often than not when we play them we're being led around by a breadcrumb trail instead of actually exploring. Sometimes even quite literally. The reasoning for that is because it's <i>much</i> easier for game developers to stick a mini-map or quest …

Red Dead Redemption

This Week's PS4/PS3/PS Vita Deals on PlayStation Network Revealed

Sony has detailed this week's PlayStation Store update, which includes a fresh crop of deals for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita games. Discounted games this week include Dead or Alive 5, Toukiden: Kiwami, Ninja Gaiden 3, and Demon's Souls, among others. Read on to see all the …

Nintendo NX: Nintendo President Promises Totally New Gaming Experience With The Console « Video Game News, Reviews, Walkthroughs And Guides

The Nintendo NX hasn’t actually been unveiled officially but console is certainly generating some real buzz these days. The device has been rumored …

Retrogaming

Nvidia doesn't want to just dominate the graphics card market, it wants to own it

When AMD rolled out the Radeon R9 Fury X and R9 Fury graphics cards in June and July respectively it appeared the company might regain some lost ground and battle Nvidia once again for desktop GPU supremacy. Based on Nvidia’s latest quarterly earnings report, however, it may be a long time before …

Samsung’s next Galaxy phone may be cheaper than the last one

Pan Jiutang, a China-based analyst who specializes in China's electronics supply chain, says (via Times of India) Samsung is considering cutting the price of the flagship line by about 10%.<p>This means the Galaxy S7 might start at around $600. The Galaxy S6 started at about $650 when it released in …

Microsoft says 'it can't get better' for Xbox gamers in 2015

This year has been a set of 12 months that Microsoft claims to have had the greatest lineup of games in Xbox history and to their credit, it has been …

PlayStation Games Get Their Own Collectible Card Series

A new series of PlayStation game-themed collectible cards will soon be available for a limited time, though unfortunately your only way of getting your hands on them is by attending PlayStation Experience.<p>Fans at Sony's upcoming event will have the chance to collect 35 different cards, each …

Google engineer leaves scathing reviews of dodgy USB Type-C cables on Amazon

Most cheap USB Type-C cables can't carry the full 3.0A required by the spec.<p>One particularly conscientious Google engineer, Benson Leung, is …

Falling Into Fallout 3 : Director Todd Howard Talks Scope And Evolution

Todd Howard has been at publisher/developer Bethesda Softworks since the days of <i>Elder Scrolls: Arena</i>, the first game in the series -- released in …

The making of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

<i>This postmortem by the lead designer and technical art director of</i> Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare <i>first appeared in the March 2008 issue of Game</i> …

War Thunder Firestorm Illustrates How NVIDIA GameWorks Is a Game Changer

Great graphics is about more than just eye candy.Great graphics can change how gamers play. The latest example: <i>War Thunder</i>, the World War II-themed …

December Cover Revealed – Quantum Break

by Urdnot Shepard Tuesday, November 03, 2015 at 11:07 AM<p>And you know, just the other day I was wondering where this game went.<p>by Platysaur Tuesday, …

Xbox One

Watch This Awesome Metroid Live-Action Fan Movie

A new fan-made Metroid film has been released, and it looks pretty great. From production company Rainfall Films comes <i>Metroid: The Sky Calls</i>, a 12-minute live-action short film that focuses on Samus Aran as she explores deep space and mysterious alien transmissions. Watch the video below.<p>As you'll …

Mass Effect "Surprises" Teased for Upcoming Celebration Day

BioWare has told Mass Effect fans to prepare for some "surprises" this coming Saturday, November 7. That's no random date, however, as it's N7 Day, the developer's annual celebration of all things Mass Effect.<p>Don't expect any "major announcements" for Mass Effect: Andromeda, BioWare said. However, …

Destiny Reaches 25 Million Players, Up From 20 Million Three Months Ago

Bungie's shooter Destiny now has more than 25 million registered users, publisher Activision announced on Monday as part of its latest earnings report. This is up from 20 million in May and 16 million in February.<p>As part of Activision's announcement, the company also said Destiny players are …

Need for Speed reboot offers fun, even if its always-online is just crass commercialism

The Need for Speed franchise, which turned 18 this year, has become older than some of the players who’ll buy it. Unfortunately, this latest reboot might not offer a convincing argument to pick it up again.<p>Don’t get me wrong: Need for Speed, as it’s simply called once again, offers a definite …

Carbon Fiber

Fallout 4 PC Ultra Setting Screenshots Appear

Screenshots of Fallout 4 running PC at Ultra performance settings have been posted online. A selection of 13 images are available to see on NeoGAF. RoboPlato, who posted the screenshots, says they were captured on a rig featuring an Intel Core i7 processor and a GTX 970 graphics card.<p>It looks like …

Xbox One Model That Boots Up 20 Percent Faster Now Available

While the Xbox One Elite controller is sold out, the new Xbox One Elite console launches today, November 3, and is currently in stock. As announced previously, the $500 console sports a 1 TB solid state hybrid drive (which allows it to boot up 20 percent faster) and comes with the new, programmable …

Need for Speed Review Roundup

EA's Need for Speed franchises returns this week with the launch of a "full reboot" of the series simply called Need for Speed. Developed in Sweden by Ghost Games, the racing game is notable in part because EA skipped a Need for Speed release in 2014, marking the first time it had done so in more …

Indie Gaming

Sony teases 'a few surprises' for PSX 2015, talks PS4's Detroit

Last week at Paris Games Week, Sony put on an impressive display of games and once again showed how diverse and interesting the IP they are working …

All 105 Games Added to PlayStation Now Today

Not interested in any of the PlayStation Now games so far? You may want to check again today, as Sony has added a whopping 105 new titles to the streaming service, including 21 from Capcom. With the introduction of these games (the most Sony has ever released at one time), the PlayStation Now …

Street Fighter

Star Wars Battlefront's latest trailer highlights ties to The Force Awakens

We've been seeing that Star Destroyer half-buried in the sand for several months now, but now in the latest teaser for <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> we can watch its final airborne moments before plunging to the surface of Jakku.<p>It's only 30 seconds but this trailer is intriguing in how it ties <i>Battlefront</i> …

The Xbox One might just be the console to buy this holiday season

The holiday season is here, which means it’s time for each of the Big Three console manufacturers to sway customers into buying their respective …