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The GamesBeat E3 2013 Non-Award Awards: The stuff no one else is writing about

It’s time again for the most pointless kudos in all of games media: our annual E3 Non-Award Awards (see our real coverage here).<p>The game industry’s giant trade show, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, wrapped up over a week ago, and our writers put this roundup together to recognize the best of …

Play Pac-Man as a first-person horror game

You are caught in a dark maze full of glowing orbs. You're hungry and only the orbs can feed your insatiable appetite. But at each turn, danger lurks. Merciless ghosts haunt your every move. This is the story of Pac-Man.<p>Freelance game developer Tom Davies has converted Pac-Man into a first-person …

Minecraft for PC cracks 11 million copies sold

Mojang's open-world game, <i>Minecraft</i>, has sold more than 11 million units for Windows PC and Mac, according to the game's official website.<p>At the time of writing 11,007,214 units of Minecraft have been sold across Windows PC and Mac platforms. The 11 million milestone follows shortly after downloads …

Sony planning PS4 reveals for Gamescom

E3 is still fresh in the memory, but Sony has already turned its attention to Europe’s biggest games convention, Gamescom, which takes place from …

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Saints Row 4 refused classification in Australia (update: Volition reworking game)

The Australian Classification Board has denied <i>Saints Row 4</i> classification under the "Guidelines for the Classification of Computer Games," acting director Donald McDonald announced today, making it the first computer game in the country to be refused classification.<p>After receiving the application …

Ouya launches for $99; already sold out on Amazon, GameStop

Ouya, the open-source game console that became a massive hit on Kickstarter, has officially launched to the public. And already, it's unavailable in a few online stores.<p>As expected, the $99.99 console hit the market on Tuesday at Best Buy, GameStop, and Target. The Android-based console is also …

Overlooked at E3 2013: The Mag II Gun Controller

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Introducing the Mag II Gun Controller, which works with 95 percent of all PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 games. If I remember correctly, game-accessory brand …

Nexon head talks Dota 2

Valve recently announced that its free-to-play behemoth, Dota, will be released in North America and Europe this summer before The International 3.<p>At the same time, Valve is currently working with their partners Nexon and Perfect World for release later this fall in South Korea and China, …

AMD won the next-gen console war, and PC gamers could reap the reward

Can x86 turn the gaming PC into a first-class citizen again?<p>Sony and Microsoft will be duking out the next console war for years to come, but there's one company that wins no matter what: chipmaker AMD, which managed to put processors in <i>every</i> new console, including the Nintendo Wii U, the …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

HALF LIFE 3 on PS4 and XBOX ONE? - Inside Gaming Daily

Microsoft’s Xbox One policy reversal is bad for gaming

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Forcing Microsoft to reverse some of its key plans for the Xbox One console maintains the status quo for the gaming industry — one that needed to grow and …

PlayStation C.A.M.P. puzzle game Open Me! brings two Vitas together for puzzle box magic

Thank PlayStation C.A.M.P. for some of PlayStation's most interesting and offbeat titles. The program has spawned creative video game works like <i>echochrome</i>, <i>Tokyo Jungle</i> and the upcoming invisible adventure <i>Rain</i>. It's also spawned <i>Open Me!</i>, a unique augmented reality puzzle game coming to PlayStation …

State Of The Game: Razer Talks Growth, Innovation And A Banner Year for Mobile PC Gaming

Until 2011, Razer (which, just like the Walt Disney Company, started with a mouse) was better known for its gaming peripherals than for the systems on which these peripherals are used. But since then, the San Diego-based company has branched out into Blade, a laptop for gamers…just in time to see …

Bethesda shifts prices on digital content for Dishonored, Elder Scrolls, Fallout and Quake

Bethesda Softworks announced new prices today for digital content available on PlayStation Network, Steam and Xbox Live, according to a post on the company's official blog.<p>The new prices apply to full games and add-on content for <i>Dishonored</i> as well as the Elder Scrolls, Fallout and Quake franchises. …

Hands-on with Razer Blade and Blade Pro, new 14- and 17-inch gaming laptops

After getting hands-on with Razer's new gaming laptops at E3 2013, we found that those who love the metallic unyielding one-piece sleekness of a MacBook and everything that a PC laptop offers may want to raise an eyebrow in the direction of Razer's new 14- and 17-inch gaming laptops, the Razer …

Half-Life 3, Left 4 Dead 3, and Source 2 titles found on Valve project tracker - Report

Valve fan site Valvetime claims to have unearthed documentation that show Valve Software employees may be internally discussing projects like Half-Life 3, Left 4 Dead 3 and Source Engine 2.<p>The alleged screenshots of Valve's internal project-tracking software from an anonymous source showed a …

Backward compatibility: The issue no one is talking about

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Like books, movies, and music, video games are going through a gradual transition to digital distribution. As this transition continues, backward compatibility …

Xbox One passes PS4 on Amazon chart

The Xbox One has overtaken the PlayStation 4 on Amazon's video game best-seller chart, one day after Microsoft announced a dramatic policy reversal.<p>The Xbox One was tracking ahead of the PS4 earlier this month, MCV points out, though it fell behind after Sony's E3 announcements of pricing ($400) …

Lightning Returns producer compares the game's management systems to Dark Souls

<i>Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13</i> will feature some new elements with a level of "severity" comparable to that of From Software's <i>Dark Souls</i>, according to producer Yoshinori Kitase.<p>Speaking with Famitsu, Kitase said that some systems — including the game's inventory management mechanics — will …

Play this: avoid the music in 'Soundodger,' an abstract arcade game

Games like <i>Everyday Shooter</i> and <i>Wave Trip</i> have you creating music through gameplay, but <i>Soundodger</i> goes in the opposite direction — the goal is to avoid the music. You play as a tiny circle, and as the music starts to play little triangles will start firing in your direction like missiles in time to …

Nvidia’s Shield Android console drops to $299, coming June 27

In an effort to make its Android-based Shield portable video game system more palatable to gamers’ wallets, Nvidia announced today that it’s dropping the device’s price by $50 to $299.<p>Additionally, Nvidia announced that Shield will officially launch in just one week on June 27. The company …

How Games Are Made: Defense Grid 2

Part one of an exclusive year-long report behind the scenes of creating a modern video game.<p>Hanging on the wall is a television screen. It is massive. In your home, this screen would be luxurious; ludicrous, even. Here it is merely functional.<p>The television is connected to a computer; on the …

Xbox One policy reversal a "win/win" for consumers, says GameFly

Microsoft's decision to reverse its Xbox One used-game policy is a "win/win" for consumers, GameFly cofounder Sean Spector told Joystiq in a new interview.<p>"I always felt good about the future of GameFly, but I feel better today," Spector said. "Today is a win/win for consumers, as well as GameFly. …

Thief confirmed for current-gen

Eidos Montreal today announced that the upcoming stealth action game Thief is coming to current-generation systems, including the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.<p>The new versions of the game will launch in 2014 alongside the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC iterations. No mention was made of a Wii U …

EA's Online Pass not coming back

Electronic Arts has confirmed that its Online Pass system will not be resurrected following news that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will support used games without any limitations.<p>"[There is] no change to our decision to discontinue Online Pass," an EA representative told Polygon. "It is dead."<p>EA …