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Logitech's G502 Proteus Core tunable gaming mouse with 12,000 DPI sensor hits in April

Logitech unveiled the G502 Proteus Core today, a customizable gaming mouse with a 12,000 DPI sensor set for release this month in Europe and North America for $79.99.<p>The mouse sports a 32-bit ARM processor and includes Logitech's Delta Zero sensor technology, which allows users to adjust DPI …

See the Deus Ex fan film that was two years in the making

More than two years since it was first teased, the <i>Deus Ex: Human Revolution</i> fan film launched earlier this week on YouTube. Running 12 minutes, it features the kind of production values and special effects one might expect from a commercial work.<p><i>Human Revolution — Deus Ex</i> is written, directed, …

This 40-minute video will teach you how not to die in Dark Souls 2

Publisher Bandai Namco is offering a hand to those new to the famously difficult Dark Souls franchise, with a new 40-minute video that will help users prepare for <i>Dark Souls 2</i>.<p>Presented by Good Game host The Junglist, alongside Australia-based <i>Dark Souls</i> expert VaatiVidya, the <i>"Dark Souls 2</i> …

'Skyfall' train fight recreated in GTA 5

The growing genre of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> movie reenactments has a new entry.<p>Redditors put together this recreation of the famous train-top fight from 007 movie <i>Skyfall</i>. According to the creators it was "very hard to get the game to cooperate with filming what we needed, but we had a blast doing it."

GameMaker Studio: Standard Edition free to download until March 2 (update)

Standard Edition licenses of game creation system GameMaker Studio is free until March 2, YoYo Games announced, while current Studio Standard users can upgrade to GameMaker: Studio Professional for $35.00.<p>Usually retailing for $49.99, those interested can download the free version of GameMaker: …

PC Buying Guide | Polygon

Now’s the time to go PC.<p>Forget the new consoles. Forget the tablets and phones. Forget the handheld devices and their great games. Forget all of that. The PC as a gaming platform is in ascension. If you've been holding off buying or building a gaming PC, or just need an upgrade, now's the time.<p>PC …

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He-Man now a playable, side-scrolling brawler

GameJolt and YouTube user bWWD released a demo for a side-scrolling brawler based on the 1980s cartoon show, <i>He-Man and the Masters of the Universe</i>.<p>Simply titled <i>He-Man</i>, the demo features characters from the show as they explore nine stages and face off against an unnamed boss. The demo is currently …

At the Gates release date pushed back to 2015

Conifer Games' Kickstarter-funded strategy game, <i>At the Gates</i>, is now set for a release in 2015, designer Jon Shafer announced via Kickstarter.<p>"<i>AtG</i> could be released as originally planned in mid-2014 as a 'good' game," Shafer wrote. "But would it be one of the best strategy games ever? Probably not."<p>…

Richard Garriott offers a look at Shroud of the Avatar six months into development

Veteran game designer Richard Garriott is showing off his latest RPG <i>Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues</i> six months into its development since being funded on Kickstarter for $2 million earlier in the year.<p>The 20-minute video narrated by Garriott looks at player housing, cities, prisons, the …

Watch this angry grandma release rage in Grand Theft Auto 5

YouTube user and angry British Gas customer GamerGran87 posted a video featuring what might be the most adorable, swear-filled <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> playthrough ever.<p>According to the video's description, the woman needed a way to blow off steam after learning about the company's 20 percent price …

PixelJunk Shooter coming to PC, Mac and Linux Nov. 11

Double Eleven is bringing Q-Games' original <i>PixelJunk Shooter</i> to Windows PC, Mac and Linux on Nov. 11, the company announced today.<p><i>PixelJunk Shooter</i>, which originally launched for PlayStation 3 in December 2009, will be available through Steam and "selected partners" for $8.99 (or 6.99 Euro).<p>Double …

Shovel Knight trailer dispenses shovel justice

A new trailer for Yacht Club Games' <i>Shovel Knight</i> features the titular hero and his weapon of choice in a retro-style adventure.<p>Shovel Knight and his trusty shovel fight their way past enemies, digging holes and bouncing on cannonballs to cross ledges. As it turns out, shovels are useful for more …

GTA 5 online: 10 essential tips

Playing GTA Online? Check out our ten essential tips for survival in the brutal multiplayer component of Grand Theft Auto 5.<p>The online version of Grand Theft Auto V came out on Tuesday and followed the release of the console game, which won widespread critical acclaim and broke sales …

Grand Theft Auto 5 secrets and oddities get Mythbusted

YouTube channel DefendTheHouse is back with a new series of Mythbusters videos, in which they explore the less obvious capabilities of hit games — this time, they're taking on <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>.<p>In the first episode of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5 Mythbusters</i>, the team tackles handy police evasion techniques — …

GTA 5 time-lapse video shows a living Los Santos in action

A new video from Machinima director Ben Buja observes how the world of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> changes with time.<p>Set to the melodic "Go Not Gently" by musician Jason Shaw, the video takes a look at natural scenery as well as the bustling city of Los Santos itself, from freeways to the outlying …

GTA 5 video: what to expect from the vehicles

From high-end sports cars and motorbikes to dusty pickup trucks.<p>Grand Theft Auto 5 got off to a flying start when it was released on Monday, taking almost £500m on its opening day on sale, breaking previous records.<p>The game is the latest in Rockstar's GTA franchise and has been hailed by critics …

Games for the weekend: Infinity Blade III

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p><i>Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each</i> …

Grand Theft Auto 5 review: golden years

GTA 5 is caught between the present and the future<p>With <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, developer Rockstar North aspires to re-establish GTA as the most important video game franchise in the world, to further raise the bar, the budget, the breadth of experience of the big games.<p>The impact of 2008's <i>Grand Theft</i> …

Let the god games begin: 22cans' Godus beta available on Steam Early Access September 13th (update: iOS and Android release dates)

A collective effort pulled back Curiosity's curtain early this summer, and now it's nearly time to play god. On September 13th, 22cans and Peter Molyneux will make the beta release of <i>Godus</i>, the studio's latest "experiment" in god gaming, available via Steam Early Access for PC and Mac. The early …

Killer is Dead Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Thomas Biery on Aug 08, 2016 08.08.16<p>You can now try out the remastered edition of Grasshopper Manufacture’s debut game The Silver Case thanks to a new demo available on Steam and Japanese indie distribution platform Playism. The...<p>By Thomas Biery on Aug 03, 2016 …

TxK is an explosion of psychedelics and retro shooting

Llamasoft's successor to the classic Atari Jaguar Game <i>Tempest 2000</i>, <i>TxK,</i> is a colorful mix of retro shooting, beat-heavy tunes and arcade-style fun, as demonstrated by our time with the game.<p>We got a chance to explore several of the game's levels on PlayStation Vita during a press event in San …

Metrico morphs infographics into a challenging, beautiful world

<i>Metrico</i> is not a math game; it's a romp through a world of infographics turned into puzzles that are maddeningly frustrating and genuinely fun.<p>Digital Dreams has taken bar graphs, pie charts and axis coordinates and built a world that is both beautiful and challenging. Players will have to use …

Star Citizen delivers hangars, the beginning of its universe, to backers

Next week sees the birth of a new universe, but it's not very big — in fact, it's exactly the size of a hangar.<p>"The hangar is essentially the super, super reduced version of the game," said developer Chris Roberts. "As of Thursday everyone who is a backer of <i>Star Citizen</i> will get their hangar and be …

Kickstarter-bound Zeus copy machine prints, scans and faxes 3D objects

As the god of gods, Zeus has a tremendous list of assets at his disposal. A 3D printer that can also scan and transmit objects, however, has until now been out of reach. AIO Robotics is gearing up to introduce the Zeus of the modern world, an all-in-one machine that duplicates 3D objects, even when …

Konami is working on a Star Wars card battle game for iOS and Android

Star Wars: Force Collection spans the six films<p>Developer and publisher Konami is developing <i>Star Wars: Force Collection</i>, a free-to-play mobile card battling game based on the six Star Wars films, which will launch on both iOS and Android devices on Sept. 4.<p>The game uses video footage, music and …

Watch Dogs movie in the works with Ubisoft, Sony, New Regency

A feature film based on Ubisoft's <i>Watch Dogs</i> is in development at Ubisoft Motion Pictures, with production being handled by Sony Pictures and New Regency, Ubisoft announced during Sony's Gamescom 2013 press briefing today.<p>"I think this will be very important for the industry," said Ubisoft CEO Yves …

Broken Age is a retro game for a modern audience

Earlier this summer, backers of Kickstarter-funded point-and-click adventure <i>Broken Age</i> expressed trepidation at Double Fine's decision to launch the title in two parts.<p>The first half will launch via Steam Early Access in January of next year, with the second part to follow in spring. But with an …

Ridiculous Fishing has made close to $1M in sales

Vlambeer's <i>Ridiculous Fishing</i> is quickly approaching $1 million in sales, developers Rami Ismail and Jan Willem Nijman revealed today during a panel at the 2013 Game Developers Conference Europe.<p>Ismail said the game has sold almost 300,000 copies since launch. This many copies at $2.99 per game has …

Where in the world is Cobalt?

<i>Cobalt</i> was first announced in 2011 — a little space-faring indie game in development from the little known Oxeye Game Studios, a team better known as the first third-party studio taken under the wing of <i>Minecraft</i> developer Mojang. But two years on, things have been quiet on the development …

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5 | Trusted Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S4 or iPhone 5 – which should you get?<p>The Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5 are the most successful phones Samsung and Apple have produced. They …

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