Richard Warren

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Sony: Project Morpheus is as game-changing a technology as sound was to silent films

"Will virtual reality technology like Project Morpheus be a disruptive technology?" asks Sony's Dave Ranyard during a talk at today's DICE Europe conference, attended by Polygon.<p>Ranyard's keynote was a statement about the future of virtual reality in the face of criticism of some of its early …

Which gaming PCs are worth buying?

If you're serious about your computer gaming, you're going to want a desktop made for it. Many gamers choose to build their own, selecting the parts that best suit their needs. But to do that, you need the time and money, and it also generally helps to know what you're doing. For those of you …

Live-action 'Destiny' trailer blends 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and Led Zeppelin

"Anybody speak space turtle?"<p><i>Destiny</i> is launching next week, and publisher Activision wants to make sure you don't forget. Just a few days after launching a sci-fi version of Google Street View to promote the game, today we have a surprisingly fun live-action trailer. While the game itself exudes a …

The history of MOBAs: From mod to sensation

Ignore them if you want, but MOBAs are a huge deal.<p>I mean, a Dota 2 tournament made the front page of the New York Times yesterday. It almost seems like a silly feat for such a (deceptively) simple kind of game. The multiplayer online battle arena genre, after all, really does have incredibly …

A Tale of Two Handbooks - 1978 AD&D and 2014 D&D

Reading Time: 19 minutes<p>Thirty-six years ago, the folks at TSR (later purchased by Wizards of the Coast) released the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons …

The International is almost over, don't forget to buy some silly Dota 2 shirts

The International <i>Dota 2</i> tournament ends today, so before everyone else beats you to it, you might want to snap up some of these cool themed t-shirts from designer We Love Fine's <i>Dota 2</i> collection.<p>The collection features user-created designs based on developer Valve's internationally popular MOBA. …

Dota 2 for Dummies: A no-bullshit method to start playing without pissing everyone off

Dota 2 doesn't seem to care whether you know how to play it or not.<p><i>Dota 2</i> doesn't seem to care whether you know how to play it or not.<p>Earlier this week I talked about how great sports coverage laid a foundation for my interest in MOBAs like <i>Dota 2</i>. Then I discussed how the aggressive DLC and …

Fan-funded video game tournament reaches insane $10 million prize pool

Dota 2 is free to play, yet making a ton of money<p>Coming this July, The International 4 will be the biggest and most lucrative e-sports tournament the world's ever witnessed. The annual <i>Dota 2</i> championship already surpassed all previous records when its prize pool crossed the $6 million mark in May, …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Chris Hennessee<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Aug<p>25<p>Sat<p>featuring tributes to Chris Cornell, Alice In Chains, Foo Fighters, Stone Temple Pilots, …

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Here's another great example of Xbox One trolling

YouTuber "Master of Luck" is back with another video that demonstrates the trolling potential for the Xbox One. In his latest video (via Kotaku), he creates a gamertag called "Xbox Skypee" and then pesters other players in Call of Duty: Ghosts until they say his name. [<i>There's some profanity in the</i> …

Call of Duty

Conquest of Champions Beta Key Giveaway

OnRPG has partnered with Kihon Games to get you into the Steam beta test for <b>Conquest of Champions</b>, the perfect blend of Collectible Card Games and …

Skrillex launches full-length album within mobile game Alien Ride

Dubstep performer Skrillex's latest album <i>Recess</i> can be unlocked via the mobile game <i>Alien Ride</i>, The Verge reports.<p>While the game's Google Play and iTunes App Store description makes no mention of the musician, the <i>Asteroids</i>-style title, which was developed by Motim Technologies, lets players unlock …

The Top 10 South Park Episodes

Here's another Top 10 list, m'kay?<p>With over 250 episodes under its belt, South Park is one of the most successful and long-running TV comedies -- …

Watch GLaDOS from 'Portal' explain the difference between fission and fusion

Do you know the difference between nuclear fission and nuclear fusion? Here's a teacher guaranteed to hold your attention in class. GLaDOS, the hilarious homicidal artificial intelligence from the <i>Portal</i> games, explains the two nuclear reactions in a new video produced by NASA. While she isn't …

GameMaker Studio Standard Edition Is Free For A Limited Time

<b>Update</b>: GameMaker Studio Standard is now 100% free permanently, click here for more info »<p>[highlight]The promotion below has ended[/highlight]<p>For a …

The Bravely Default Live Concert Was So Good It's Ridiculous [Update]

I haven't seen many performances like this in service of <i>anything</i>, let alone dedicated to the soundtrack for a handheld video game.<p>And yet here we …

PS4 Exclusive Deep Down's New Gameplay Videos and Screenshots Show Amazing Action Combat And More

Today’s <i>PS4 Lab</i> broadcast aired on Nico Nico to promote the launch of the PS4 was focused on Capcom’s upcoming exclusive <i>Deep Down</i>, and to celebrate …

Radiohead mobile "game" is a beautiful, explorable fantasyland

<b>Radiohead has released a mobile game that explores its music in a hypnotic alien sandbox-style setting, based on recording sessions from its most</b> …

Radiohead

AMD Intros $99 Radeon 250x, Promises Playable Competitive Gaming At 1080p

With the launches of flagship Radeon graphics cards like the R9 290x in our rearview mirror, AMD is preparing to devote some serious attention to a lucrative market — entry level PC gamers — with today’s launch of the $99 R7 250x.<p>The Radeon R7 250x is effectively a redesigned 7770 GHz edition based …

The Elder Scrolls Online Beta - Overview video

The Elder Scrolls franchise has a lot of good ideas to lend to the MMO genre.<p><i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i>, which is currently in closed beta (and launches in full April 4), incorporates the series' elements in a truly clever way. The freeform character development that the franchise is known for makes …

'EVE Online' to honor players with beautiful, real life monument in Iceland

With a time capsule buried beneath<p>Developer CCP has decided to honor the players who have helped shape <i>EVE Online</i> over the years, and it's doing so with a beautiful sculpture. The monument is being created artist Sigurður Guðmundsson, with help from two art directors from the game, Börkur Eiríksson …

Check out South Park: The Stick of Truth's three new videos

Just ahead of its release, Cartman, Kyle, Stan and Kenny took to YouTube's virtual airwaves yesterday in a trio of videos for <i>South Park: The Stick of Truth</i>, the upcoming role-playing game from Obsidian Entertainment.<p>Check out the video above for an introduction to your character in the game, the …

The Mormon Who Creates Billions of Fake Identities Every Month

Suspicious NSA and FBI agents have contacted Jacob Allred about his websites, and Social Security Administration investigators, waving badges, have showed up at his door. Businesses have cursed him. Some have telephoned to yell at him in the middle of the night, and others have threatened …

Bravely Default is an amazing RPG that combines innovation with reverence (review)

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>If you hate what Final Fantasy has become, then you’ll love Bravely Default.<p>Bravely Default is a Japanese role-playing game coming Feb. 7 for the Nintendo 3DS. It doesn’t have a chocobo or moogle in sight, you won’t hear the classic victory fanfare, …

Star Wars headed to mobile as a turn-based card game

<i>Star Wars: Assault Team</i>, a turn-based combat game starring characters from the original trilogy, is headed to mobile devices this spring, according to a post on Disney Interactive's Tumblr.<p>You can check out the game's first screenshot above, which includes a princess, an aspiring Jedi, a rogue with …

Game Scoop!: Elder Scrolls Online Updates - IGN Video

Bethesda is surprised by its M rating. Gamers are still surprised by that subscription fee.

This Site Will Add Dozens of Free PS4 Games to Your Library

We’ve already established that the current PlayStation 4 drought isn’t quite as bad as some message board pundits may lead you to believe, but there …

Ancient fossil found in Canadian Arctic shows evolution from fins to feet: scientists

A 375-million-year old fish uncovered in the Canadian Arctic a decade ago keeps on giving.<p>Scientists reported Monday that the hind end of the extinct …

Snoop Lion's latest music video is an homage to Pokemon

The latest music video from American rapper Snoop Lion features references to classic video games, putting Snoop on the front lines of <i>Pokemon</i> and side-scrolling space shooters.<p>The video above, set to his song "Get Away" from the album <i>Reincarnated</i>, includes heavy references to the Pokemon franchise. …

Disney’s Star Wars: Attack Squadrons is a free-to-play space sim with X-wings and TIE Fighters

The epic space battles between dueling ships is one of the coolest things in the <i>Star Wars</i> universe, and now Disney is preparing to bring those battles to the Web with a free-to-play game.<p>Disney announced Star Wars: Attack Squadron today. It is a free online title that puts players in the X-wing or …