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Free PC Game From EA Available, And It's A Good One

Dead Space, the acclaimed 2008 sci-fi horror game from the now-defunct developer Visceral Games, is now completely free on PC. It is the newest "On the House" game from publisher Electronic Arts, and you can grab it right here from Origin.<p>As with the previous On the House titles, once you download …

Diablo 3's Next Season Begins And Here Are The Rewards

Season 13 of Diablo III is now underway on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and with it comes a host of new rewards, along with many returning Seasonal Conquests. You'll also be able to earn a new Class Set, in the form of Haedrig's Gift, which you can earn by completing certain chapters of the Season …

Win a Nintendo Switch & ‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ in ‘Rec Room’ Creators Contest

<i>Rec Room</i>, the social VR app, recently updated to include the ability to create your own customized environments. To celebrate the ‘custom rooms’ …

Nintendo Switch

Hackers are Working to Bring Every Doom Game to Switch

This is the open source version of <i>Doom 3</i> running on a Switch. It’s only a matter of time before <i>Doom 64</i> and the rest arrive.<p>There’s a long-standing …

Retrogaming

Super Mario Odyssey Was Always Planned To Be Released On Switch

<b>Not destined for Wii U.</b>It is no secret that the development process for games as large and beautiful as <b>Super Mario Odyssey</b> takes time, and with the …

Retrogaming

You Can Finally Play A Long-Lost Donkey Kong Game

An extremely rare, officially-licensed <i>Donkey Kong</i> game has finally been released to the Internet, and now the entire world can experience the bizarre …

Retrogaming

Everything We Wish We Knew About Kingdom Come: Deliverance Before We Started

Life in medieval Europe could be harsh, and the world of Kingdom Come: Deliverance, out now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, takes that to heart. The first-person RPG transports players to 15th century Bohemia, amid a brutal civil war, and invests heavily in making gameplay a realistically tough …

Bleed 2 Coming to the Switch This March

More Side-Scrolling Action Movie Combat, You Say?<p>Welcome to part three jillion of our never-ending coverage of the great Nintendo Switch Indie …

Here's what's new in Warcraft 3's latest update

Patch 1.29 brings a raft of welcome changes.<p>A major new update for Warcraft 3 has rolled out for testing.<p>Now old enough to get a provisional driving …

Secret Of Mana Review - For Better or For Worse

Secret of Mana Review – For Better or For Worse<p>Secret of Mana Review<p>Video games as an industry are steeped in nostalgia. We’re enamored with what …

Grab a bargain in EA's latest Origins sale

Origin story.<p>EA's latest Origin sale is offering big discounts on a range of its leading franchises, including Battlefield 1, Need for Speed: …

This Raspberry Pi Bundle Deal Is Designed For DIY Retro Gamers

There are a lot of reasons to own a Raspberry Pi, but anecdotally, I think somewhere north of 90% of people buy them to build retro game consoles. …

Videos: Bayonetta + Bayonetta 2 Review - Bayonetta IS BACK WITH A BANG!

This is a new video from GamingBolt that reviews <i>Bayonetta 1 & 2</i> for the Nintendo Switch. The popular action games were just released for the Switch, …

Gaming

Kingdom Come: Deliverance has already sold over a million copies

That's not bad for an Eastern European RPG that's been out for ten days.<p>Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a true PC game. It's buggy as hell, demands …

Free games of the week

Ever wonder what happens out in space? Discovering lost recordings left inside alien structures by a previous astronaut might peak your curiosity. …

PC Gaming

Fable Collectible Card Game Available For Free Now On Xbox One And PC

Although there's no new mainline Fable game announced, you can return to the land of Albion right now. Fable Fortune, the collectible card game based on the fantasy series, has fully launched on Xbox One and PC.<p>Fable Fortune has been playable through Microsoft's Game Preview program since last …

Long-Running Smash Bros. Weekly Hosts One Last Tournament This Weekend [Update]

<i>Smash</i> @ Xanadu has been one of the <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> most notable weeklies for years, but this weekend will be the end of an era. Xanadu will be …

Retrogaming

GameStops’ Pro Day Sale, gaming PC discounts, VR deals and more

A new console or game is a great way to spend some of that tax return cash<p>We’re speeding headlong into tax season and, while most folks haven’t even begun to think about their W-2s, early birds are in for a treat. Retailers are marking down games for buyers with freshly replenished pockets. …

Hardware seller Massdrop says Nvidia predicts graphics card prices "will continue to go up" through the year

Without a big cryptocurrency bust, it looks like prices may continue going up.<p>According to hardware marketplace Massdrop, the high prices of graphics …

Mario Odyssey Players Are Breaking The New Balloon Mode

Growing up, you probably played hide-and-seek, and you probably had one friend who was so good at hiding that it felt like they’d vanished. Well, …

Retrogaming

The History Of Total War

The Total War series continues to go strong after nearly 20 years, but it didn't start out as a no-brainer success story. The debut title, Shogun: Total War, was released in 2000 by Creative Assembly, a developer that was not exactly known for its experience with the strategy genre.<p>Prior to …

Doom on the Switch shows motion controls still have a place

Or, how I learned to stop flailing and love the Joy-Con.<p>When I heard the stellar 2016 reboot of the classic shooter Doom was coming to the Nintendo Switch, I was impressed -- but I wasn't interested. For me, Doom was strictly a PC game. It wasn't a question of graphics (that the game could be …

Gaming

My first PC Weekender – Reader’s Feature

A reader reports back from the recent PC Weekender event, with previews of Biomutant, Fade To Silence, and Vermintide II.<p>On the weekend of the 17th …

Virtual Reality

Nintendo says Super Mario Odyssey was always planned for Switch

The time between Super Mario 3D World and Super Mario Odyssey was four years. Super Mario 3D World came to Wii U in November 2013, while Mario …

Retrogaming

Dragon Ball FighterZ review

Arc System Works rethinks the basics of fighting games.<p>NEED TO KNOW<p><b>What is it?</b> A 3v3 fighting game from the makers of Blazblue and Guilty Gear<b><br>Expect</b> …

Is Nintendo Holding Back Virtual Console On The Switch As A Trump Card?

The absence of Virtual Console on the Switch has been both conspicuous and frustrating but what if Nintendo is holding back this service as a trump card against its competition.<p>We already know that the demand for retro games on the Switch is suitably high, as SNK reported some very good financials …

Retrogaming

Germany may ban loot boxes (Updated)

A University of Hamburg study says that videogames are increasingly embracing elements of gambling.<p><b>Update:</b> A USK representative replied to clarify …

Hearthstone 10.2 update is live, Wildfest is coming later this month

Patches the Pirate and a few of his obnoxious buddies have finally been nerfed.<p>The Hearthstone 10.2 update, with changes to Ranked Play and a fond …

Manga publisher VIZ Media announces indie program and first original game

The manga publisher is partnering with Rose City Games to launch a new indie publishing program.<p><b>Update:</b> Illustrator Lord Gris has since reposted the …