Alan Greenwald

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This Is the Most Beautiful Game You'll See All Year

This year’s E3 generated a huge number of exciting announcements and jaw-dropping reveals. For the first time in the new console cycle, there appears …

No Man's Sky

The Game That Conquered the World

What is the appeal of Minecraft? It’s the limitless creation of one’s own reality.<p>For lack of anything better to do, I tear up a vegetable patch. Thrash, thrash, goes my club of a right arm: green matter flies, satisfyingly. With a <i>pop!</i> a large carrot appears in my hand––so now I’m armed. I mount …

Sony PlayStation E3 2014 press conference dated for June 9, 6PM

Sony has started sending out invites for their press conference today, confirming the date and time as Monday June 9 at 6PM.<p>If you're planning out your week based on press conference watching, here are the confirmed details we've gotten for the other exhibitors so far:<p>The only company left who …

Facebook Really Is Building The Metaverse

Facebook paid $2 billion for a virtual-reality headset maker. Now we learn why: The social network wants to build the first billion-person game.<p>A few months ago, jaws dropped as Facebook shelled out $2 billion to purchase Oculus VR, a virtual-reality headset company started on Kickstarter. Nobody …

Virtual Reality

Powerful Floods Tear Through Florida

Why Transformers Universe is a MOBA without eSports ambitions

<i>Transformers Universe</i> might share more in common with the multiplayer online battle arena genre than it does massively multiplayer online games, but Jagex CCO Alex Horton tells us the team is actually creating an unconventional type of MOBA game: One with no eSports ambitions whatsoever.<p>Since first …

Mario Kart 8 is stunning and fierce in HD

As an institution within the videogame racing genre, <i>Mario Kart</i> has always been an example of what arcade style racing is all about. Focusing on …

GameStop closes its game-streaming division — will focus on PlayStation Now

Most consumers don’t really want Netflix-style game streaming, at least according to GameStop.<p>The retailer announced today that it closed its Spawn Labs research division, which was building a cloud-gaming service that would have enabled customers to play games instantly over the Internet. GameStop …

Mike Pettine: Browns could actually draft two quarterbacks in 2014

It appears as though the options are wide open for the Browns to take a quarterback or two in this year's draft.<p><b>More NFL offseason: Mock Drafts |</b> …

Sony Announces Project Morpheus, A Virtual Reality Headset For The PS4

And just like that, the Virtual Reality wars have begun.<p>Firing a shot across the bow of Oculus (the company responsible for getting many people excited about virtual reality again, after the myriad flops of the 90s), Sony has just announced that they’re building a VR headset for the PS4.<p>Sony is …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Nintendo Is Beating Microsoft In Video Game Hardware Sales

Nintendo has been in the news a lot lately, largely thanks to the lackluster sales of the company’s Wii U console.<p>Many have urged Nintendo to either abandon their hardware business outright and make their IP cross-platform, or to get into mobile gaming as soon as possible. Mario on mobile would be …

Why The Witcher 3 is a Skyrim killer | gamesTM - Official Website

It’s an elusive statement, but the truth is that the future noir of Cyberpunk 2077 isn’t a huge leap from the world it has created with The Witcher. …

Hideo Kojima Talks PS4: "Can Render 1080p at 60fps with Room to Spare;" it's the "Closest to Photorealism"

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia released today another interview of the “conversations with creators” series, starring legendary <i>Metal Gear</i> …

Apple Winding Down iPad 2 Production After Three-Year Run

Apple is winding down production of the iPad 2 as customer interest in the legacy device dwindles, according to a report from <i>AppleInsider</i>. First introduced in early 2011, the iPad 2 has remained in Apple's product lineup as a lower-price option even as newer iPad models have been …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 specs leaked, rumored for MWC unveiling

According to insider sources who have been in contact with <i>ZDNet</i>, Samsung is preparing to unveil its new Galaxy Tab 4 and Galaxy Gear 2 at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.<p>There have also been leaks regarding the new Galaxy Tab 4’s hardware, which cropped up on <i>MySamsungPhones</i> the …