Sue Penkosky-Cornwell

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20. Mass Effect 2

The PC, as a gaming platform, has had something of a tumultuous history. Despite struggling somewhat in the early 00's thanks to console competition, …

Roku Beats Apple TV in U.S. Set-Top Race

Roku is widening its lead over Apple for most set-top boxes sold in the U.S. Time for an update, Apple?<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

David Braben explains Elite: Dangerous £100 premium beta

Frontier Developments raised eyebrows when it charged £200 to get in on the alpha for space game Elite: Dangerous, and did so again when it launched …

Alien: Isolation's Ripley DLC isn't just for pre-orders

You don't have to pre-order Alien: Isolation to get the extra DLC missions starring the original Alien cast, developer Creative Assembly has now said.<p>…

Pillars of Eternity backer beta release date announced

Playable Pillars of Eternity - finally! Obsidian has announced that the retro-styled role-playing game will go into beta for backers from 18th August.<p>…

Blizzard challenges itself to create more diverse heroes and content

World of Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft maker Blizzard Entertainment is challenging itself to create more diverse heroes and video game content.<p>In a …

Tony Hawk studio Neversoft bids farewell, burns eyeball effigy

Today is the final day of independent operation for 20-year-old games studio Neversoft, best known for its work developing Tony Hawk's titles and …

Space strategy game Habitat launches on Steam Early Access

Space strategy game Habitat has launched on Steam as an Early Access title.<p>Habitat is a physics-driven sandbox space simulation game in which you …

Why PS4 is struggling in Japan

The PlayStation 4 is struggling in Japan. But why?<p>The PS4 launched in Japan in February 2014 (four months after the UK and US) and has now sold …

Pentium G3258 Anniversary Edition review

Overclocking: the arcane art of brute-forcing more performance out of your components through a combination of raw voltage and increased …

Tips to Make Your PC Cool and Quiet

With the likes of Steam's Big Picture mode and better controller support making it more attractive then ever to get a gaming PC in the living room, the business of keeping that box of spinning fans and clicking hard drives quiet is essential. After all, the last thing you want while sitting down to …

Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC Invasion out 3rd June on Xbox

<b>UPDATE 19/06/2014:</b> Call of Duty: Ghosts' Invasion DLC is set to launch on 3rd July for PS4, PS3 and PC, Infinity Ward has announced.<p><b>ORIGINAL STORY</b> …

How about Skyrim meets Banished meets Fable 3?

Well, this is ambitious: combining a first-person role-playing game with a city-building game with a kingdom management game. It's a bit like Skyrim …

Elite Dangerous Premium beta begins | PC Invasion

Frontier hit a new milestone in the development of <i>Elite Dangerous</i> as more players join the action.<p>Major features from the alpha phase of testing are …

Ubisoft Working On PC Patch For Watch Dogs, Offers Advice To Boost Performance

If you’re one of many disheartened gamers playing <i>Watch Dogs</i> on PC, there’s hope on the horizon. Ubisoft‘s Sebastien Viard, the game’s Graphics Technical Director, took to Twitter this morning to address concerns, update players on an impending patch, and dish out some technical advice for getting …

Aiden Pearce, Snooping Superhero: The Strange Moral Compass of 'Watch Dogs'

In the age, of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea (Bradley) Manning, Watch Dogs seemed like it was going to be one of the more culturally relevant video game releases of our time. The NSA is overreaching so far and so often, even the government itself is raising eyebrows regarding its …

Do higher frame-rates always mean better gameplay?

DriveClub director Paul Rustchynsky recently claimed that "the most important thing for a racing game is a locked frame-rate". "Whether it's 30fps or …

Mass Effect 2 and the importance of character

<i>Editor's note: With the recent release of Mass Effect Andromeda, quite possibly BioWare's worst RPG to date, we look back to one of its best. This</i> …

See how Valve predicted the future of PC gaming in 2008

<i>In June 2008, Valve invited journalists to its offices to talk about the future of PC gaming and we published this article recounting the experience.</i> …

'Transistor' Review: Combat Evolved

In any entertainment medium, the most stirring and indelible narratives are those which evoke multiple interpretations. And so it is with <i>Transistor</i> from SuperGiant Games, a title which not only substantially elevates the medium of video game storytelling, but commands placement near the top of …

'The Evil Within' Pushed Back To October

Survival horror video game <i>The Evil Within</i> has been delayed, Bethesda has announced.<p>The game, originally slated for an August release, has been pushed back to October 21st.<p>From <i>Resident Evil</i> creator Shinji Mikami and his team at Tango Gameworks, <i>The Evil Within</i> is the closest thing we’ve seen in a …

'Wolfenstein: The New Order' Review: A Time To Kill Robot Nazis

<i>Wolfenstein: The New Order</i> is the latest in the long-running shooter franchise, and it’s at once an homage to the games that came before it and a totally new experience.<p>Machine Games and Bethesda have a done a surprisingly good job at melding the classic and the new, giving gamers a single-player …

Watch Dogs is the biggest new IP launch in the UK ever

Watch Dogs has stormed to the top of the UK all-format charts and earned itself the biggest launch week of any new IP in the UK ever, beating …

Inside the Wild Comeback of Tournament Pinball

Pinball godfather Roger Sharpe plays Paragon while Dan Cashetto repairs Kings of Steel. Nathan Kirkman<p><b>In the resurgent</b> world of competitive pinball, …

Take-Two CEO Worries About 'Anti-Social' Oculus Rift

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick recently spoke to Bloomberg about a number of gaming-related topics, the upcoming Oculus Rift among them. Usually you hear nothing but gushing praise for the VR headset, but Zelnick is a little wary of its potential effect on gaming..<p>“I think for a core gamer, it could …

Watch Dogs sells 4m copies in a week

Watch Dogs sold more than 4m copies in its first week on sale, publisher Ubisoft has trumpeted.<p>The game is Ubisoft's biggest ever launch and the …

Among the Sleep review

Among the Sleep is the dream of a toddler with bigger problems to worry about than whether there's a monster under the bed. It's wonderfully staged, …

Exxon Valdez: what lessons have we learned from the 1989 oil spill disaster?

It’s been 25 years to the day since human error allowed the Exxon Valdez tanker to run aground in the pristine waters of Prince William Sound in the Gulf of Alaska, dumping 11 million gallons of crude oil in what would become the greatest environmental disaster for an entire generation.<p>Even after …

Hillsborough disaster: sister of victim says police 'turned their backs' on him

The sister of a 26-year-old man who was one of the 96 people killed at Hillsborough in April 1989 has accused South Yorkshire police at the new inquest into the disaster of "literally turning their backs" on her brother when he needed them most.<p>Louise Brookes described Andrew Brookes, who was nine …

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