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EA developing open-world Star Wars game

EA Canada is developing an open-world Star Wars game. That's according to several job advertisements spotted by Superannuation at Kotaku today. It would be the second major open-world Star Wars game, following MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic.<p>An animation director job posting from October says EA …

Grand Theft Auto

Fan-made Renegade X brings first-person shooting to Command & Conquer

<i>Renegade X</i> is a Windows PC fan-made shooting game based on the real-time strategy series Command & Conquer.<p>Developed by Totem Arts over a six-year period, the game is due for release on Feb. 26. It brings the overhead third-person combat of Electronic Arts' C&C series to ground level, offering 30 …

10 Awesome Things About WildStar's Stalker Class

Nanosuits, claws, and gadgets? Oh my.<p>Stalkers are the most versatile class in Carbine's upcoming MMO WildStar. They can be played as a stealthy ninja …

Gaming’s Next Revolution Will Be Live Streamed, And The PS4 Has A Nice Lead

This holiday season, only one of the two major next-gen consoles will feature an out-of-the-box game-streaming solution: Sony’s PlayStation 4. And that streaming feature taps into some powerful trends that should act as an ambassador for the hardware and Sony’s online network.<p>If you’re not familiar …

Dev planning new game release every two weeks

Zoe Quinn is best known for <i>Depression Quest</i>, a text-based game that deals with a serious subject. Her next big project is a more graphical comedy game that plays with the perils of online dating. In the meantime, she's planning to release a series of really short games.<p>Tidbytes is a run of games …

Evolution of the PlayStation console

Now Playing: Watch this: The history of the PlayStation<p>2:24<p><b>With just hours until the formal launch of the PS4 in Australia, we take a quick stroll</b> …

DICE+ integrated with first PC game, DeathFire: Ruins of Nethermore

G3 Studios' Kickstarter project, <i>DeathFire: Ruins of Nethermore</i>, will be the first PC title to feature DICE+ integration, GameTechnologies announced today.<p>DICE+ is a Bluetooth-enabled, physical die previously made only for iOS and Android devices. The die allows users to experience dice-based play …

HP Envy Rove 20 is the company's stab at a giant all-in-one Windows 8 tablet

It's hard to say if there's a market yet for an all-in-one touchscreen PC that you can just pick up and carry around, but it seems that no Windows PC maker wants to be left out. Hot on the heels of Dell's XPS 18, Sony's VAIO Tap 20, and the Asus Transformer AIO, Hewlett-Packard has announced the …

Analyst: Don’t Plan To See An iWatch Until Later In 2014, But It Will Probably Use Biometrics

Hoping to see an Apple-branded smart watch this June at WWDC? How about next March at MacWorld/iWorld?<p>Don’t hold your breath, says Ming-Chi Kuo, a KGI Securities analyst.<p>Kuo tells investors that Apple might not have enough resources to make an iOS compatible with such a new form factor, especially …

AMD Jaguar: the Xbox One and PS4 guts that could power your next cheap laptop

AMD boasted that its Z-60 Hondo chip would bring <i>Call of Duty</i> to thin tablets, and its boasts were for naught, but it looks like the company's latest processor core is going to see a <i>lot</i> of use in the next generation of cheap laptops. Today, AMD has revealed its basic performance claims for its …