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Gabe Newell Is 'Fine' With EA's Origin On Steam Machines

While Valve’s fleet of Steam Machines may be laying the groundwork for some massive future shift in console and PC gaming, in their current form, it’s hard to think off too many reasons to run out and buy them at release. They’re expensive, are limited to the games you can buy on Steam, and often …

Maybe Next Game: A Nintendo Controller Promise Ring

<i>That's not what a Nintendo controller's plug looks like!</i><p>This is the Nintendo controller promise ring designed by Paul Michael Design (of Wonder …

Thief PC system requirements released

Eidos Montreal released the official minimum and recommended system requirements for the Windows PC version of <i>Thief</i> on its official community blog.<p>According to the post, the developer worked with Nixxes to optimize <i>Thief</i> for PC, a Dutch game development studio who was also involved with the PC …

Valve says virtual reality hardware could transform entertainment in two years

Perhaps no company in the video game industry is as prescient as Valve. The <i>Half-Life 2</i> developer foresaw the coming importance of digital distribution in 2003, fighting against market forces to launch its Steam platform. Now, more than a decade later, it sees another major change on the horizon …

The making of Assassin’s Creed 4: origins, reparations & uncharted waters

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag marks – for many – a significant leap in quality over its predecessor. Now that it’s out, VG247’s Dave Cook has …

Ubisoft Says Feudal Japan Could Be A Setting For Future Assassin’s Creed Games

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag creative director Jean Guesdon has explained that they have explored the possibility of future Assassin’s Creed games …

What Game Are You Most Excited About in 2014?

We want to hear from you.<p>2014 has just begun, and there are already loads of exciting, interesting games on the horizon. So we thought there was no …

Rust earns 40 percent of total Garry's Mod profits in less than five weeks

Over the course of just five weeks, Facepunch Studios' open-world survival title <i>Rust</i> generated 40 percent of the nine-year sales total of <i>Garry's Mod</i> — the sandbox release that studio founder Garry Newman is most famous for.<p><i>Rust</i> is currently in Alpha, leaving Newman and the rest of the team …

King Hippo from Punch-Out!! recreated as 3D chalk art

Retrogaming

Report: Microsoft paying YouTube producers to highlight Xbox One (update)

Microsoft allegedly made deals with Machinima video partners to pay them extra if they promoted the Xbox One, but only if those video producers kept the agreement confidential, reports Ars Technica.<p>Under the terms of the promotion — which Machinima's U.K. community manager highlighted in a …

This wooden arcade box packs all the gaming power you need in a vintage package

No one said gaming PCs have to be ugly — Love Hulten's R-Kaid Revelation is a prime example of an "all-in-one" gaming system that can be both functional and beautiful. The Swedish designer and craftsman made this gorgeous arcade box made out of walnut and copper, which features two wireless …

'Dead Rising 3' gets a massive 13GB patch

There's a new piece of downloadable content coming to <i>Dead Rising 3</i> on the Xbox One, and along with it comes a new title update for the game — one that weighs in at a hefty 13GB. The update will be required if you want to play the game online or check out any of the upcoming DLC like this week's …