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Civilization 6: How much has changed since Civ 5?

Speak softly and carry a big stick, Teddy Roosevelt said. Judging by a recent game of Sid Meier's Civilization VI, he was onto something: empire building is as much about careful consideration as it is making crucial decisions, each and every chance you get.<p>By and large, Civ VI is a much more …

Civilization (Video Game)

T-Pain's Overwatch Twitch stream is strangely inspirational

The rapper drops the Auto-Tune for musings on gaming and life<p>Record producer, songwriter, rapper and Auto-Tune enthusiast T-Pain joined Twitch earlier this week, and while he spent a night playing the new <i>Doom</i>, the musician has since found his game of choice: <i>Overwatch</i>, which he's spent several hours …

Livestreaming

Total War: Warhammer - Karl Franz In-Engine Trailer - IGN Video

The first in-engine trailer for the next installment in the Total War franchise has arrived, and it's looking pretty tasty.

Gaming laptops & computers on sale for 4th of July

Finding yourself bored this summer and in the market for a new gaming PC? Bring in the 4th of July sales at HP, Lenovo, Dell, and Best Buy where you’ll find hundreds of gaming capable laptops and desktops at the lowest prices for Summer 2015. Listing every PC individually would be about the size of …

Battleborn - Official E3 Gameplay Demo - IGN Video

Coming this winter, here's 20 minutes of Battleborn footage from E3 2015.

New PS4 Media Player Lets You Stream Video, Audio From a PC or USB Stick

The PlayStation 4 finally has a new media player that allows video, music, and pictures to be streamed from a PC or USB stick.<p>The app--simply titled Media Player--is now available on PSN. If you browse through the PS4's content area, you'll find a Media Player tile that allows you to download …

Why 'Far Cry' Will Give Us The Best 'Jurassic Park' Game We've Ever Seen

Jurassic World is out this weekend, and it’s given me pause to stop and think about the history of the video games that have spawned from the series. There are plenty, though most are well over ten years old at this point, and I’m not sure I’d call any of them particularly great, even for the time. …

Confirmed Games at E3 2015

Every year, dozens of games show up at E3. It's always exciting, but sometimes it's a little daunting to know which games to look out for during the coverage of the conference. That's why we've put together a list of all of the games confirmed to appear.<p>Of course, every E3 has its surprises, so …

Xbox

Check Out the First Guns From Gears of War Creator's Next Shooter

Gears of War Creator Cliff Bleszinski directed his followers on Twitter to a concept art gallery for his new, free-to-play first-person shooter currently codenamed Project Bluestreak.<p>The gallery shows off some of the game's weapons, including the gun you can see below. The description for the image …

Monster Hunter X Announced for 3DS, Watch the Trailer

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Nintendo has since aired a new Nintendo Direct for North America; get all the news here.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Capcom announced Monster Hunter X for the 3DS during a Nintendo Direct presentation in Japan today.<p>As you can see in the trailer below, Monster Hunter X, which stands for …

'League of Legends' Experiments With Near-Instant Ban System For Toxic Chat

League of Legends is a game on the bleeding edge of curbing player toxicity because frankly, they have to be. Over the years, the game has had a reputation for having an extremely volatile playerbase, which comes with being the most popular game in the world, but also with the format of the game …

Final Fantasy 15 Director Addresses Complaints, Including "Too Sexy" Character and Resolution

As part of the latest Active Time Report, Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata and marketing manager Akio Ofuji not only revealed that the RPG would skip E3, but they also responded to fan complaints about the game's demo. Square Enix asked for feedback about it through a survey back in March, …

PS4 Launches Beta for Sequel to One of PS3's Best Multiplayer Games

You can now sign up to beta test Rocket League, the PS4 follow-up to one of the most entertaining multiplayer games on PS3, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars.<p>The beta is now underway, and you can register for access at developer Psyonix's website. All you'll need to enter is your …

Guitar Master Beats Bloodborne With Rock Band Controller

Bloodborne is a challenging game even under the best conditions, so imagine how hard it would be to finish using nothing but a Rock Band guitar controller.<p>That's just what a player named Benjamin "Bearzly" Gwin recently accomplished. You can watch his entire "Guitarborne" run archived on his Twitch …

'Star Ocean 5' Goes Next-Gen

Square Enix have been teasing a new role-playing game announcement for a while. It turned out that the new game was in fact Star Ocean 5.<p>Star Ocean is a broadly sci-fi themed action role-playing game series developed by tri-Ace. Originally envisaged by Yoshiharu Gotanda back in the 90s, fans will …

Project Cars is 1080p on PS4, 900p on Xbox One, Up to 12K on PC

In a new FAQ about upcoming racing game Project Cars, developer Slightly Mad Studios has revealed resolution and frame rate details for the gorgeous-looking title.<p>Here's quick breakdown, courtesy of Slightly Mad:<p>Up to 12K resolution on PC (frame rate dependent on PC hardware; PC specs listed …

Star Wars Battlefront Playable First on Xbox One Through EA Access

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg has now clarified that Star Wars: Battlefront, like many other new EA titles, will be released early for Xbox One players by way of EA Access.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Star Wars Battlefront, EA's first-person shooter due for release in late 2015, will be …

Capcom is bringing a very cute Monster Hunter RPG to Nintendo 3DS

Capcom will release a new Monster Hunter game for Nintendo 3DS called <i>Monster Hunter Stories</i>, a role-playing game that appears to be a stylistically different take on the series, next year. The new RPG was revealed in a trailer for the game shown at a Monster Hunter Festa event in Japan.<p>The trailer …

Monster Hunter

New Monster Hunter RPG for 3DS, Stories, Goes in a Different Direction

Capcom has revealed the next game in the Monster Hunter series for 3DS, and it appears to be a different take on the franchise than we've come to know.<p>Monster Hunter Stories, as it's called, was announced at a Monster Hunter event in Japan this weekend. Rather than taking on the usual role of …

Battlefield Modders Working on New 50v50 FPS Called Squad

A group of modders best known for the impressive Battlefield 2 mod Project Reality are at work on a new first-person shooter for PC that pits two teams of 50 players against one another.<p>Squad, as it's called, was recently listed on Steam Greenlight in the hopes of being available through Steam upon …

Could Yo-kai Watch Be the Next Pokemon? - IGN Video

What's a Yo-Kai Watch? IGN talks about the curious journey of Japan's beloved kids franchise.

League of Legends, Dota 2 will lead PC gaming’s fastest-growing sector to $500M this year in North America

Those huge, PC free-to-play mulitplayer online arena battlers are about to make more money than the long-dominant massively multiplayer online games for the first time ever.<p>League of Legends and Dota 2 are among the most played games in the world, and last year they generated (along with other …

North America

PlayStation Plus Free Games of April 2015 for PS4, PS3, and Vita

Sony has announced the list of games that PlayStation Plus members will be getting for free in the month of April. This includes three games each for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 owners, and the standard two for Vita.<p>Unfortunately, because today's PlayStation Store update happens on the final …

The secret to Star Citizen's $77M success: Never stop crowdfunding

It isn't even close: In crowdfunding terms, <i>Star Citizen</i> is the most well-funded video game in history. Since its crowdfunding campaign launched in October 2012, Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts and developer Cloud Imperium have raised a staggering $77.3 million for a game that is, today, barely …

Crowd Funding

Here's When Star Wars: Battlefront's First Trailer Debuts

The debut trailer for the new Star Wars: Battlefront game is coming on April 17 at 10:30 AM Pacific, publisher Electronic Arts announced today.<p>Following news that EA would be attending the Star Wars Celebration event in April, it confirmed that Battlefront would be seen at the show. Today, it gave …

READERS FEATURE GUNPLA BUILD - MG 1/100 MSN-04 Sazabi Ver. Ka "BLUE" by Joe Alneir Dequina

<b>GUNDAM GUY: READERS FEATURE GUNPLA BUILD</b><p>We get a lot of requests to post gunpla builds from readers of our blog. We will be doing our best to feature …

Watch The Rock Play A Badass Bambi In "SNL's" Live Action Remake

"Now it's time for them to pay...deer-ly."

School Of Tech: First-Time PC Building Budget, Best AMD And Nvidia Graphics Card Brand?

It’s no surprise that people have a myriad of questions about building and buying PCs and their associated components. That’s why I recently opened an Ask.FM account and invited anyone to shoot their questions over for me to ponder and answer. After seeing the nature and frequency of these …

Computer Hardware

The Best of PAX East 2015

The greatest games we played each day.<p>Developers big and small showed off their coolest new games at the Penny Arcade Expo in Boston, Mass. -- and …

155 Years Later, Darwin's Manuscripts Are Going Digital

Online archives let you get inside the great biologist's head<p>Charles Darwin may be a household name now, but we haven’t always had the theory of natural selection. On November 24, 1859, he published <i>On the Origin of Species</i> as a culmination of nearly three decades of research after his journey on …