Michael Pollente

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Like XCOM, But In The Wild West? You Have My Attention.

"In a nutshell, Hard West is a turn-based squad tactical with adventurous world exploration. Think X-Com combat with Heroes of Might and Magic world …

Indie Gaming

Blizzard sues Starcraft II cheat hackers

<b>Activision Blizzard is trying to sue hackers who have created cheats for its Starcraft II video game.</b><p>The publisher says the software undermines online multiplayer battles and could cause players to lose interest in the title.<p>It has filed papers with a California court calling for the unidentified …

Starcraft

State of the Console War: Sony Outsells Microsoft, but is the PS4 Really Ahead?

Here it is, your latest news for the greatest console war in the last twenty years. This is the first of a series of posts I’ll be leaving each week …

Console gaming trumps its PC, handheld counterparts

Few objects can take people back to their childhood in the way video game consoles can. Just saying the phrase “N64” or “NES” likely makes people …

XBLA Summer Uprising teaser promotes big games from indie devs

All hail the indie game. A new trailer for the Summer Uprising released today, showcasing the eight previously announced games, and they look …

Number the tiles: Why Threes is my latest iOS gaming obsession | Ars Technica

Unique tile-sliding puzzler grabs you immediately and doesn't let go.<p>Great games generally fall into two groups. The first group is what I call slow …

AMD launches its latest low-cost graphics chip for gamers

Advanced Micro Devices is launching a new graphics chip today that brings high-end gaming features to low-end PCs. The chip maker is unveiling the AMD Radeon R7 265 graphics chip at a $149 price point that makes high-end 3D graphics available to a wider group of gamers.<p>The new card offers features …

What if Call of Duty: Ghosts were a text adventure?

<i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> and the entire Call of Duty series are known for offering aggressively linear single-player campaigns, a fact that's lampooned in PC Gamer's piece pondering what <i>Ghosts</i> would be like as a Zork-style text adventure.<p>Call of Duty campaigns aren't just laid out in a linear fashion; …

16 Reasons Why We Love Stan Lee

The architect of our childhood turns 91 today. Here's why we can't get enough of him.