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The Fall Interview with Over the Moon Games - Interview

Sometimes a game comes out of nowhere and catches you off guard. That's sort of what happened with The Fall. The Kickstarter success came out on the …

Mother 4 Is Coming But It’s Made By The Fans

A team of talented individuals fed up of waiting for Mother 4 have decided to go it alone and make it their own. The fan made project will be coming …

Hacked, From The Developer Of Falcon Pro, Turns Programming Into A Game

Running, jumping, shooting—these are the sorts of things you'd expect in a mobile game. Coding? Eh, less so. That's what makes Hacked so interesting. …

Is Samsung bigger than Google?

Ours is a world of ecosystems, of single companies hoping to own and operate as many parts of your life as possible. And it looks more and more like there are only three real players: Apple, Google, and Samsung.<p>Apple's forever going to do Apple things, keeping its products premium and exclusive and …

PlayStation classic MediEval returns to life in Skyrim

Sir Daniel Forteqsque, last seen in <i>PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale</i>, makes a triumphant return in this novel mod for <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim</i>. It's a first-person representation of the first four levels of 1998's <i>MediEvil</i> for PlayStation.<p>"MediEvil: Hero of Gallowmere," is the name of the mod, …

Transport Empire review

European publisher Game Insight knows a thing or two about city building games. We've covered several of the publisher's genre entries in the past. …

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Oculus Rift 2 Dev Kit 2 uses Galaxy Note 3 display, bezel and all

Samsung has been working hard on the Gear VR, using its partnership with Oculus Rift to create the hardware. But instead of providing a display, the …

Draw your own video game with Pixel Press Floors

A Kickstarter-funded app-based game creation system has launched, allowing users to draw their own game levels, scan them in and play.<p><b>A</b> …

Hitman Go proves murder can still be fun as a turn-based puzzler

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>The bald and barcoded professional assassin, Agent 47, has cleverly killed his way through five installments of the Hitman series for the past 14 years. Hitman Go (available now for iOS devices and coming soon to Android) takes the core …

X-COM creator's Kickstarter game has a playable prototype online

<i>Chaos Reborn</i>, the turn-based role-playing game from the creator of the X-COM series, has a playable, browser-based prototype available now.<p>All that's needed is a Unity player plug-in, and to create an account with a user name and a password.<p>Julian Gollop, <i>Chaos Reborn</i>'s developer, created <i>UFO: Enemy</i> …

Review: Monument Valley

Shut up Euclid, I'm trying to solve a puzzle here.<p>It’s another beautiful morning in Monument Valley. The environment is scenic, the music thoughtful, …

Explore the impossible architecture of 'Monument Valley'

<i>I just spent 10 minutes rotating a floating castle in the sky while soft piano music tinkled in the background. This particular structure is surrounded by a series of disconnected staircases. When I turn it just right, they connect in ways that don't quite make sense, but let me proceed through the</i> …

5 indie games I want to play more of in 2014

I’m starting to dread the Game Developers Conference. The number of email pitches that we journalists get before the annual tradeshow in San Francisco is simply overwhelming. Forget trying to read them all, much less replying.<p>Unfortunately, much of this is due to the growing throng of independent …

Chrome Remote Desktop enters closed beta on Android

As far as power user features go, a remote desktop app is up there in terms of hardcore functionality. That doesn't mean there aren't plenty of …

Microsoft Windows is now free for mobile devices under 9 inches

Today is the first day of Microsoft’s Build conference and that means the company will be sharing plenty of news about the future of Windows and other Microsoft products.<p>Earlier Microsoft not only revealed it is making several changes to the desktop version of Windows such as finally bringing back …

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Intel's SD card-sized computer may not be so tiny after all

Back at CES, Intel made a big deal of the fact that it could squeeze a Linux-based PC with Bluetooth and WiFi into the size and shape of an SD card. However, with just a few months to go before the launch of these miniscule Edison development boards, it looks like the chip-maker has changed tack. …

The Castle Doctrine: in defence of 'the world’s premiere wife-killing simulator'

Jason Rohrer’s controversial indie game says if a man’s home is his castle, then prove it. But what does that process turn us into?<p>There is great pleasure to be had teasing out the contradictions and contrasts in what we love. The fact that I love The Castle Doctrine, a multiplayer home-invasion …

CloudGOO’s New App Turns All Your Cloud Storage Accounts Into One Big, Combined Drive

CloudGOO, a newly launched Android application with something of a silly name, offers a way for you to smush together all your cloud-based file storage accounts to form one big cloud drive in the sky. That is, the app aggregates your cloud drive accounts into one mobile interface, then uses that …

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Luftrausers review: vintage bomber

Luftrausers has a strong pull.<p>You'd be forgiven for feeling a bit of retro-fatigue looking at developer Vlambeer's latest game, <i>Luftrausers</i>.<p>With a color palette straight from the Game Boy Color and rumbly chipset sound effects, <i>Luftrausers</i> could be another game stuck in the past, content to mine your …

Betrayer launch trailer shows how you'll stalk your enemies

<i>Betrayer</i>, a first-person action adventure game set in 17th Century Virginia, launched today on Steam with a 10 percent discount. Until March 31, the game will be available for Windows PC for $17.99.<p>The game's launch trailer shows how players will be able to explore the colonies of America, the …

Know your developer: Oddworld’s Just Add Water

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>If you’re a longtime PlayStation fan, then hearing the word Oddworld probably conjures up some great memories for you. As announced last year during the …

Pier Solar HD heads to 11 platforms in Q2 2014, officially licensed for Xbox One and PS4

<i>Pier Solar HD</i>, the remake of a 2010 Genesis role-playing game, is due to be released on 11 platforms in Q2 2014 and is now officially licensed for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.<p>Previously, the company stated that other versions, including Android, Dreamcast, Linux, Mac, Ouya, PlayStation 3, …

BioShock creator Irrational Games shuts down

The studio has announced it is "winding down" with all but 15 staff being laid off.<p><b>Irrational Games, the studio behind the BioShock series, has begun</b> …

The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Gaming

From bringing a television production schedule to the video game industry to turning preservation into a noble and profitable business, these are the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Gaming.<p>1. Telltale Games<p><b>For bringing a television production schedule to the video game industry.</b> Game …

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Radiohead mobile "game" is a beautiful, explorable fantasyland

Radiohead has released a mobile game that explores its music in a hypnotic alien sandbox-style setting, based on recording sessions from its most …

Ten Video Game Trends That Need To Go Away

There are lots of little, annoying game design elements and practices that have come up over time. Some have lived out their welcome and disappeared into memory. Others, like the ever-irritating Quick-Time Events (QTEs) we see in so many titles, remain.<p>Lots of others, too, that I won’t get into …

8 Crazy Hollywood Inventions That Actually Exist

<i>By Robin Farmanfarmaian, Vice President of Strategic Relations and Founding Executive Producer of the Exponential Medicine conference at Singularity University.</i><p>Hollywood. They invent a lot of gadgets to cover up what would otherwise be gaping plot holes. “Back to the Future” would just be a movie …

Adam Orth Is Turning His Personal Disaster Into A Beautiful Game

Adam Orth, one of last year’s most notorious people on the Internet, was nervous last week as he was showing me his new creation: a beautiful, …

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Tango crowdfunds the world’s most portable PC — the size of a smartphone

Joining the trend toward tiny computers, Tango has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to create the “world’s most portable computer.”<p>The company says it can pack a full quad-core Windows PC into a device the size of a smartphone.<p>Much like the Raspberry Pi computer, it is a small system. …