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Crafting The Endless Cosmos Of No Man’s Sky

<b>There are ten people working at Hello Games,</b> managing director Sean Murray tells us, eager to dispel an often misquoted number of four. While that …

No Man's Sky | Polygon E3 2014

Read these too!<p>No Man's Sky is headed to PS4<p>Hello Games reassembled and developing after the flood<p>Stop dwelling on graphics and embrace procedural generation<p>THE UNIVERSE<p>The pink-orange grass sways in the wind as the unnamed character walks out of the cave. For an instant, the right wall flashes …

How Apple TV Might Disrupt Microsoft and Sony

Beyond the fact most of us had nothing better to do in the 1980s, a big reason to own a gaming console was that they were a phenomenally good deal. …

No Man's Sky E3 preview: a "Han Solo simulator"

<i>Written by Mikel Reparaz</i><p>Since the latest demo reel for No Man's Sky was highlighted during Sony's E3 press conference, I've heard lots of talk about …

Sony: Nearly half of all PS4 owners did not own a PS3

<b>Newsbrief</b>: Sony claims that nearly a third of people who own a PlayStation 4 did not own a PS3, but rather, came from owning an Xbox 360 or a …

BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT Could be Best Batman Adventure (Not Just Game) Ever

Screenshot from in-game engine of Batman: Arkham Knight. Yes, the game really looks like this live.<p>Credit: Rocksteady / WBIE<p>Yes, <b>Batman: Arkham Knight</b> …

Everything You Need to Know About Halo: The Master Chief Collection

The ultimate Halo experience is arriving on Xbox One this November 11.<p>Announced during Microsoft’s E3 2014 press conference, here is everything you …

E3 2014, um pequeno resumo do que nos espera nos próximos meses

Terminadas que estão as conferências da E3, fica aqui em jeito de resumo a minha visão das conferências, e do que me deixou com a pulga atrás da …

What is Destiny offering that's new and different?

Imagine yourself, back in 2001, playing the spectacular Xbox space shooter <i>Halo</i>. Now, imagine swooshing forward in time, to here, to 2014, playing <i>Destiny</i>.<p>As well as being impressed by the graphical fidelity of the new game you would understand, without being told, that these two very different games …

Oculus Rift experiment lets users experience lag in real life

An experiment from fiber broadband provider Ume.net allows Oculus Rift users to experience one of the internet's most frustrating aspects: lag.<p>The experiment, dubbed "Living with Lag," demonstrates the trouble people would have dealing with lag in real life. In the video above, users are outfitted …

Xbox One: Microsoft Claims that Cloud Computing Can Provide Power of 3 Xbox Ones, 32 Xbox 360s

Microsoft re-introduced the Xbox One to the Japanese audience today during a series of livestreamed stage events at the <i>Nico Nico Chokaigi 3</i> festival …

Is the PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U console war dumb?

One topic that instantly draws the most vehement discussion and irate comments on GameSpot is the so-called "console war." It seems like everyone either wants to sound off on how their console is the best and everyone who disagrees is a mindless fanboy, or comment with equal fervor about how none …

Buried no more! Atari E.T. games dug up (pictures)

How To Connect Your Old Video Game Consoles To A New TV

If you've just rediscovered an old console in the back of your closet, or you're newly into retro gaming and want the genuine experience, you've …

History of Nintendo 2012

MGS 5: Ground Zeroes' PlayStation mission will be coming to Xbox, Xbox mission coming to PlayStation

The PlayStation and Xbox missions for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will be released for all platforms, Hideo Kojima has announced.<p>Speaking on the latest Kojima Station, the Metal Gear Solid creator revealed that the Sony exclusive Deja Vu mission (where you play as MGS1-era Solid Snake) and …

Could Uncharted 4 be in trouble? Signs point to 'yes'

Something's going down behind closed doors at Naughty Dog, and it doesn't bode well. It all started with the departure of Amy Hennig in March, who …

Uncharted

Starship Troopers bug report

Starship Troopers has been deeply ensconced within its development chrysalis at Strangelite Studios for quite some time - we caught of it well over a …

The 25 Best Game Boy Games Of All Time

Newer handheld systems like Nintendo’s 3DS and Sony’s upcoming PlayStation Vita might be garnering a lot of excitement, but all their innovation is …

Microsoft Head Of Xbox: 'We Need To Do More'

Xbox One, Microsoft just announced last week, has shipped five million units to retailers. Any other console generation, this would be great news. It’s crushing the historical performance of its predecessor, the Xbox 360. It’s still behind the Wii, albeit with a much higher price tag. But this is …

25 years of the Game Boy: A timeline of the systems, accessories, and games

Happy birthday, Game Boy!<p>Nintendo’s famous portable is 25 years old today. The handheld would see numerous successors, peripherals, and notable games during its 15 years of dominance before the Nintendo DS would take over as the new brand for the Japanese gaming giant’s portable endeavors.<p>Below is …

The silent composer

Marty O'Donnell's departure from Bungie came as a shock to many people, but one of the more unusual aspects of the reaction was what he actually did …

If This Keeps Up, Xbox One Has A Big PS4 Problem

Yes, it’s early. Too early for anyone to pop the champagne corks, declare victory and stand over the other guy with the scowl of a champion. But Microsoft has a problem with the Xbox One in its war with the PS4 and it had better solve it soon or else it risks having a much smaller installed base, …

Sony extends PS4's lead over Xbox One despite 'Titanfall' launch

<i>Titanfall</i> was the best-selling game for the month of March, according to NPD, but it didn't help Microsoft take the lead in the latest console war. Today, Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One has shipped over five million units to retailers, but yesterday Sony reported selling seven million …

Halo, Destiny composer Martin O'Donnell fired by Bungie (update)

After composing some of the most memorable songs in gaming for Bungie games including most of the <i>Halo</i> series, <i>Myth</i> and <i>Oni</i>, Martin O'Donnell tweeted tonight that he has been terminated "without cause" by Bungie's board of directors. It's not entirely common for a game soundtrack to get the album …