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Blizzard gives 16-year-old 'Warcraft III' a widescreen makeover

When Blizzard launched a public test realm for <i>Warcraft III</i> last year, it became pretty clear that the developer still has plans for the 16-year-old game. Now, Blizzard has rolled out what could be the biggest <i>Warcraft III</i> update in years -- and it's also the last version to support Windows XP. The …

Victoria and Albert Museum announce London video game exhibition

This year's London Games Festival, a series of events celebrating the art, culture, and business of one of the world’s biggest entertainment …

Museums

Twitch viewers took over 500 hours to beat 'Super Metroid' together

The collective Twitch community isn't going to be taking any speedrunning world records anytime soon.<p>Inspired by Twitch Plays Pokémon, a Twitch …

Build your own PC inside the PC you built with PC Building Simulator

Considering we’ve got simulators for everything from driving a junker (x2) to moving into a neighborhood with a bunch of hot dads in it, I suppose it was only a matter of time until someone made a game where you assemble your own PC. It’s called PC Building Simulator, as you might guess, and it …

The story of the Duke, the Xbox pad that existed because it had to

Denise Chaudhari had never touched a gamepad before stepping onto Microsoft's campus as a contractor. The first woman to join the Xbox team, Chaudhari had studied ergonomics and industrial design at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design but didn't have any experience with joysticks. That's …

Watch Ghostbusters World gameplay via Google Maps at GDC

Ghostbusters World is one of several games launched in collaboration with Google Maps API. Much like Pokemon GO, gamers use their phone to navigate …

'Skye' exists in the soothing space between 'Spyro' and 'Journey'

In the midst of all the neon pixels, gun blasts, stylized narrative adventures and action-packed space romps scattered around the Indie Megabooth at GDC, <i>Skye</i> immediately caught my eye. It was crisp and bright, showcasing a rich fantasy world in a soft, cartoonish 3D style. Something about it was …

Nintendo Switch

NVIDIA announces exclusive features for GPUs that don't exist

It's been exactly five years since NVIDIA announced Volta, its next-generation GPU architecture. The closest thing to a Volta consumer graphics card we've seen since is the Titan V, a $3,000 offering targeted at scientists that was announced three months ago. Well, today at GDC, NVIDIA is... still …

Atari Pulls The Curtain Back On New Console That Bridges The Old With The New

Much like Bubsy's puzzling return from obscurity with Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back, there's been an air of great confusion surrounding Atari's …

Retrogaming

So Far, The Best-Looking Mecha Game Controllers Of 2018

It's only March! There is still time for another company to top this. But for now, Japanese peripheral maker Hori has the honour or making this …

A treasure trove of handheld video games from the '80s added to the Internet Archive

Tiger Electronics. Coleco. Konami. Bandai.<p>These are all familiar publishers for gamers from the '80s. Back in the days when Nintendo's biggest …

Clever Reference Guides that Double as Packaging Tape

Tape Stickers is the first product in Oscar Lhermitte's "Quickstarter" series<p>Kickstarter is often used with the intention of launching products that …

Esports are coming to the NHL: League announces creation of world gaming championship

TORONTO — The NHL has unveiled its first foray into esports: the 2018 NHL Gaming World Championship.The US$100,000 tournament will feature separate …

IEM Katowice 'CS:GO' Tournament -- One Of The Biggest Esports Events -- Kicked Off This Week

One of the biggest esports events in the world is officially underway, with the Intel Extreme Masters <i>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</i> tournament kicking off yesterday.<p>Sixteen of the best <i>CS:GO</i> teams in the world are in Poland to compete for a share of $500,000, with the eventual winners walking away …

eSports

The Missing: New Game From Deadly Premonition Director Coming This Year

Even your coffee didn't see this coming.<p>Deadly Premonition director, Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro, has announced a new game from his studio White Owl, in …

Someone Made A 3D Game Engine In Microsoft Excel Using Nothing But Formulas

Why bother with Unity, Unreal or even Game Maker, when you can fire up Excel and whip up a game made up of formulas? Sure, you're spending sanity …

Game Development

Diablo creator goes solo for his next RPG, It Lurks Below

After 27 years in the business, renowned game developer David Brevik is following up his big-ticket productions – which include the massively popular RPG, <i>Diablo</i>, as well as <i>Hellgate: London</i>, and <i>Marvel Heroes</i> – with a homemade title that’s he building on his own.<p><i>It Lurks Below</i> is the first major …

Dragon Ball FighterZ Guide: How To Find All The Dragon Balls And Summon Shenron

Dragon Ball FighterZ possesses a number of mechanics that aren't as easy to figure out as hurling Ki blasts with characters. Much like the show it's based on, your characters will be able to collect several dragon balls, with the user being granted a single wish from the legendary dragon Shenron. …

Dragon Ball FighterZ