Gaming

Facebook’s VR Company Is Facing A Total Shutdown

Recently, Oculus, a company Facebook acquired for $2 billion almost three years ago, has turned out to be more trouble than it’s worth. Oculus lost a major lawsuit worth half a billion dollars to video game publisher ZeniMax, owner of <i>Fallout</i> and <i>Skyrim</i> developer Bethesda Softworks, with the court …

Virtual Reality

Want to play your friend’s Steam games? Here’s how to use Steam Family Sharing

Steam is the most popular digital distribution platform for PC games, and if you are into PC gaming, it’s likely you and your friends have built up a …

PC Gaming

The Best GPUs

When we're old and sitting in our rocking chairs on the porch we'll look back fondly on the year 2016, wipe a tear from our eye, and regale our …

PC Gaming

Biggest Video Game Comebacks Of All Time

While most games inevitably lose players and die off, some rebound and recapture strong player bases and interest.<p>Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege<p>When …

World of Warcraft

Critics Go Crazy Over Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Critics who got their hands on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch were allowed to post their initial thoughts today.<p>All …

Nintendo

The Elder Scrolls Online Has A Botting Problem

Players of <i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> have found a cheap way to level up their characters, and they don’t even have to be at the keyboard to do it.<p>In …

The Elder Scrolls

PS4 Deals This Week: Metal Gear Solid V, Uncharted 4 at Huge Discounts

Metal Gear Solid V, Uncharted 4, Titanfall 2 and Other PS4 Deals This Week<p>The PS4 Deals this week are in and we’re here to provide you a list of …

PlayStation

Elder Scrolls Online Sells 8.5 Million Copies, Director Says

That's reportedly up from 7 million last summer.<p>The Elder Scrolls Online has 8.5 million players, according to a report from MMORPG.com. The figure, which was revealed by game director Matt Firor, is based on copies sold, not just registered accounts.<p>According to MMORPG, The Elder Scrolls Online …

PlayStation

The future of Final Fantasy 15 - Polygon

How FF15 director Hajime Tabata is making his game a living platform for embracing the next steps of game design and technology.<p>Hajime Tabata has a confession to make:<p>"You know, I don't really work on handheld games anymore. It's all consoles now."<p>You can hear a tone of apology in his voice that …

Final Fantasy

Our first look at the Nintendo Switch and 'Breath of the Wild'

The Nintendo Switch is finally here, along with its most anticipated launch title, <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>. We're still putting the new console through its paces, but we've put together a quick preview of the hardware and game to tide you over. In short: We're impressed. But the lack …

Nintendo

First test: How long does the Nintendo Switch's battery last?

The Switch's best feature is its portability, but does it have the battery life?<p>Nintendo's new console-handheld hybrid is great on the go... until it runs out of battery. The previous Nintendo 3DS series of handhelds boasted 3.5 to 7 hours of gameplay without requiring a charge, but there's reason …

Nintendo

One Night Stands Added to Mass Effect Andromeda, Because Immersion

Everything Said, If Mass Effect Andromeda Doesn’t Get a Mature Rating, Then Somebody’s Lying<p>Before games like <i>Witcher</i> 2 <i></i>came along, BioWare has been …

Indie Gaming

Falcon Northwest FragBox Review: $5,000 Worth of Awesome

There are plenty of high-end gaming PCs that support monstrous graphics cards and lush paint jobs, but not many of them are made for the road. That's …

PC Gaming

Former Harvest Moon Dev Shows Off Mario Costumes In New Story Of Seasons

Marvelous, the studio formerly responsible for Harvest Moon, releases its latest game for 3DS this month.<p>Ahead of its release next week, publisher XSeed Games has provided a look at the Mario crossover content in Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns.<p>As seen in the video below, players can obtain four …

Nintendo

Zelda: Breath of the Wild gets first review in EDGE

This month’s review scores are as follows:<p>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild [10]<br>Horizon Zero Dawn [9]<br>Nioh [9]<br>Sniper Elite 4 [7]<br>Torment: Tides …

Is Breath of the Wild the horniest Zelda?

The Legend of Zelda: Wild Breathplay<p>We're a week out form <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> and most of what I've seen (and played) is somewhat …

Nintendo

Here's What's Surprised Me About Zelda: Breath of the Wild So Far

Just like Nintendo consoles, The Legend of Zelda has never been afraid of risk. During the past 30 years we've seen many variations of Zelda, from …

RPGs

The 10 Best Early Access Games You Can Play Right Now

Early Access is all the rage these days, with dozens of developers making pre-release builds of their upcoming games available on Steam — for a …

Game Development

3 Things We Love (And Hate) About The Nintendo Switch

3 Things We Love (And Hate) About The Nintendo Switch<p>3 Up, 3 Down – Nintendo Switch Edition<p>Recently, I attended a multi day event held by Nintendo to …

Nintendo

Former Boy Wonder Nightwing to Get Solo Film

In <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i>, the final installment in Christopher Nolan’s <i>Dark Knight</i> trilogy, the director gave a wink to fans longing to see a silver …

DC Comics

Absolutely Worst Things About Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s all-singing, all-dancing ‘portable home console’ has had one hell of a tumultuous relationship with the public. First we had a gloriously …

Nintendo

'Overwatch' colorblind mode !@#$-ing sucks, says a top player — and the community agrees

Blizzard has a good reputation for constantly making tweaks and updates to <i>Overwatch</i> to ensure all its characters stay balanced with one another, but …

Overwatch

Here’s the launch trailer for Horizon: Zero Dawn

The launch trailer for Horizon: Zero Dawn is here. We’ve been waiting a long time for this one and the trailer highlights everything we’re excited …

Nintendo

The George Ziets Interview Part 2: Writing For Video Games, Collaboration In Game Development

George Ziets is the Lead Area Designer for InXile’s RPG <i>Torment:Tides of Numenera</i>. He graciously consented to devote a good deal of his time to this four-part interview about the video game writer’s job and the special challenges and opportunities of writing <i>Torment</i>. The interview took place through …

Game Development

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’

Known for their work on the long-running <i>Killzone</i> series available across the past few PlayStation consoles, Guerrilla Games has spent the last six …

PlayStation

Preview: THE UNWORTHY THOR #5

“Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.”<p>In case you weren’t aware, there’s been a new Thor roaming about the …

Geek

Rumour: Next Arkham Game to be Announced in March

Alleged Arkham Leak Appears on Reddit from Disgruntled WB Employee<p>Although Rocksteady has made no plans for more Batman: Arkham games, the series …

Indie Gaming

Video games can and should inspire entire societies to do better

Reach for the stars<p>If the medium of video games wants to be considered great art it needs to move beyond simply motivating the individual and strive to move entire societies.<p>"If you want video games to be treated as art, some, not all of you, are going to need to step it up," Dr. Jeff Norris, …

Game Development

The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 2/28/2017

A world in beautiful ruin has been overtaken by machines. Humanity lives in scattered tribes, struggling to survive. And a single hunter uncovers …

PlayStation

Why Original Playstation Is Still One Of The Best Gaming Console Ever Made

While most N64 games felt decidedly ‘gamey’, the PS1 went to places we never thought possible with Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, Resident Evil and …

PlayStation