Gaming

The identity of the Doom marine has finally been revealed

You won’t believe the sexy, sexy secret behind one of gaming’s hunks<p>So who is the model on the cover of the original <i>Doom</i> video game? Was this even a question we were asking ourselves?<p>Regardless of your interest level, we now have an answer, and it’s kind of a neat story.<p>Legendary game developer …

Is PC Gaming Really Worth the Hassle?

Last week, I wrote a piece aboutconsole vs. PC gaming in which I came down, very gently, on the side of PCs. While they can be expensive to build, I …

The Witcher

Call of Duty 'Nazi Zombies' Mode Looks Delightfully Macabre

If the future of <i>Call of Duty</i> were just the zombies stuff, I'd be a thousand times more excited about Activision's annualized franchise. Of course the …

Call of Duty

‘Destiny 2’ Beta Upgrade Points: What they’re used for and what they mean

Everything you need to know about Upgrade Points in the ‘Destiny 2’ beta<p>By Brittany Vincent<p>13m ago<p>What are upgrade points in 'Destiny 2' for? Find …

Call of Duty

Code a first-person shooter with this Unity training

The gaming industry is changing, and big studios aren't the only ones producing hits. In fact, with some determination and the right coding know-how, …

Game Development

The First Nintendo Switch Cartridge ROM Dumps Are Emerging, But It's Early Days

As soon as the Switch arrived in stores we saw the inevitable start of homebrew and hacking efforts, as coding enthusiasts see what can be done with …

Nintendo

Legendary Pokémon are headed to Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go’s getting Legendary Pokémon, those ultra rare, ultra powerful pocket monsters that typically figure prominently in the narrative arc for the main series console games. The Legendary Pokémon will appear as Eggs at gyms, and they’ll act as bosses for the new Raids that the game recently …

Pokémon Go

Today’s Best Game Deals: Horizon Zero Dawn $32, Ghost Recon Wildlands $28, many more

Amazon is now offering Horizon: Zero Dawn on PS4 for <b>$40 shipped</b>. However, Best Buy is matching that price as part of its Black Friday in July event, which means GCU members can grab it for just <b>$31.99</b>. That’s $8 under the Amazon all-time low and the best we can find.<p>Along with Best Buy’s <b>Buy One Get</b> …

E3

Everyone has an opinion on “booth babes” — but here’s what they actually have to say about the job

It wasn’t easy finding promotional models — or “booth babes,” as they’re better known — at 2017’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. For …

GDC

Xbox One S 1TB Gears of War 4 Console Bundle for $240 shipped (Reg. $350)

Newegg’s official eBay Store is offering the Xbox One S 1TB Gears of War 4 Console Bundle for <b>$239.99 shipped</b>. That’s $110 off the regular price and the best we can find on this bundle. It currently goes for $350 at Best Buy and GameStop. Details below.<p>As part of Best Buy’s Black Friday in July …

Gears of War

Smash Bros. Fan Game Takes The Characters Back To Their 8-Bit And 16-Bit Roots

<i>Super CLASH Bros</i> is rough and unfinished, but look and sounds alone will win you over.<p>In the game, created by Jeremy Eden, up to four players can …

Legend of Zelda

Kingsway review — an addictive RPG with deadly pop-up windows

It’s hard to describe the way Kingsway descends into chaos. As I mentioned in my preview from the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles in June, it takes all the usual role-playing game features and skins them in a retro Windows 95-esque operating system.<p>The entire game takes place in the …

E3

Shigeru Miyamoto's classic 1999 GDC keynote

Today we dig deep into the archives to bring you something special: Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto speaking to his fellow game makers as part of his …

Game Design

Tomb Raider Studio Celebrates Anniversary With Bundle

Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special game bundle.<p>According to Square Enix, the bundle is …

Tomb Raider

Lots Of Games Discounted In Big Best Buy Sale Right Now

Amazon Prime Day may have ended, but you still have a chance to pick up some games at a discount. Best Buy is having its own online sale this month, and it offers a big selection of discounts on some great titles for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch.<p>The "Black Friday in July" sale kicks off …

Tom Clancy

Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies Officially Unveiled at the San Diego Comic Con Today

July 20, 2017<p>Share This<p>Activision Talks Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies as the Reveal Trailer Drops<p>Following a disappointing leak of Call of Duty: …

Call of Duty: WWII

A Nintendo Trademark Filing Could Mean The Company Is Planning An N64 Classic Edition

The NES Classic Edition came, the NES Classic Edition went. Next up is the SNES Classic Edition, not yet up for pre-order in the Us but already causing gamers to boil with anticipation. And now, a Nintendo trademark filing with the European Union Intellectual Property Office suggests that Nintendo …

NES Classic Edition

Judge Rules Milwaukee Flouted U.S. Constitution in Response to Pokemon Go Craze

The city didn't like the prospect of rare flora being trampled by game players. A federal judge warns of censorship.<p>Life, liberty and the pursuit of …

Pokémon Go

Crash Remaster Trilogy Was June's Top-Selling Physical Game, Despite Its Late Release

Alongside news regarding the return of a long-lost Crash Bandicoot level, Activision today shared some surprising news about the recently released N. Sane Trilogy. According to the publisher, it was the top-selling physical console game worldwide in the month of June.<p>What makes that impressive, …

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Destiny 2 Beta Review: I'm Not Impressed, But I'm Still Buying

The Destiny 2 Beta Didn’t Impress Me, But I’m Still Buying It<p>July 20, 2017 Written by Tyler Treese<p>After now having played two straight nights of the</i> …

Destiny 2

Daily Deals: Xbox Wireless Controller Bundles, Witcher 3 Game of the Year Edition

Help us get to 5000 likes! Like our pages on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest deals straight to your news feed and also to find exclusive codes …

The Elder Scrolls

7 great tactical RPGs that every developer should study

Few genres have the capacity to intimidate newcomers quite like tactical RPGs. With a complex blend of tactical and strategic combat systems and …

Game Design

Inside the Hardcore 'Pokemon Go' Community

Police calls, bar squabbles, neighborhood take-overs<p>It was a little after 2 a.m. on a cool May night. Up until that point, it was just like any other …

Pokémon

A year after Pokémon Go’s meteoric rise, no other app launch has come close

It really was that special.<p>That feeling that <i>everyone</i> was suddenly playing Pokémon Go when it launched a little more than a year ago? That wasn’t just a feeling. Its massive launch and rise was by far the biggest in the past year, and no other apps have come close, according to app store data …

Pokémon Go

The SNES Classic might spell the end for backwards compatibility - but should it?

As hardware and software evolve further away from their 8-bit beginnings, preserving the past in a medium worthy of the present gets harder to do. To keep the essence of the artform alive, games need to remain playable — even decades after their initial release.<p>This, obviously, is easier said than …

Retrogaming

You can finally play the 'Crash Bandicoot' level that was originally cut for being too difficult

<i>Crash Bandicoot N'Sane Trilogy</i> allows people to play through the classic <i>Crash Bandicoot</i> trilogy in a modern remaster. And now it's even bringing cut levels back from the dead.<p>Activision released the infamous level Stormy Ascent as free DLC for the <i>Crash Bandicoot N'Sane Trilogy</i> on PlayStation 4 …

Blizzard Ends Support For Its Games On Windows XP And Vista

Microsoft's 16-year-old operating system, Windows XP, will no longer run games from the Blizzard app starting in October this year. The same goes for the less-popular Windows Vista. This move particularly affects World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the …

Microsoft

Classic motorcycle adventure game 'Full Throttle' hits iOS

It's been a few months since Tim Schafer's classic LucasArts adventure game <i>Full Throttle</i> got an HD remastered release on PS4, PS Vita and PC. Today, it comes out on iOS: For $5, you can take a rowdy ride into gaming history.<p>Just like the last Schafer gem Double Fine restored, players will be able …

‘Dragon Ball FighterZ’ could be the fighting game I’ve been wanting for years

Published 5m ago on<p>by Alex Perry<p>shareredditpost<p>Published 5m ago on<p>by Alex Perry<p>opinion<p><i>Mic</i> invites contributors and staff to offer commentary and …

Pokémon Go

10 best Minecraft apps for Android

Minecraft is one of the most popular games in the world. It’s available for most platforms. Its simple premise is easy to pick up and understand. The game is even suitable for all ages. Thanks to this, the game’s community is vast. A lot of them have a variety of tips and tricks, mods, add-ons, and …

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