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Features, News
Plantronics Blending Aerospace Quality and Living Room Comfort in GameCom Commander Headset

Though the Plantronics name may not be as familiar to gamers as companies such as Turtle Beach or Tritton, the company’s had more…

DLC, DVDs, Features, indie, News, PS Vita
QuakeCon 2012 – Valve and Bethesda Talk Modding, Iterative Design, and Steam Greenlight

Despite advances in living room gaming, there remains a valley between PC and consoles. When all of the Microsoft and Sony more…

Events, Features, News, PC, PlayStation 3, Previews, Xbox 360
The Mission Might be Lost, but Doom 3 Found New Life at QuakeCon 2012 (Preview)

  Just a few months back, id Software announced its intent to polish up DOOM 3 and give more recent shooters a run more…

Events, Features, indie, News, PC
Hands on from QuakeCon with Apogee and Interceptor’s Rise of the Triad Reboot

When speaking of old school, fast-paced PC shooters, Rise of the Triad is often overlooked, having the misfortune of a more…

Events, News, PC
Apogee’s Rise of the Triad Reboot is a Reality

Old school PC gamers, rejoice! The Rise of the Triad reboot is a reality, thanks to Inteceptor Entertainment and Apogee more…

Anime, Film and TV, News, PlayStation 3
Crunchyroll Coming to PS3 Soon

Anime fans, rejoice! At last, you’ll be able to stream those animes and Korean dramas that will never see the face of Netflix more…

Events, Features, Interviews, PC
DayZ Developer Talks Inspiration, Possibility of Standalone DayZ “Before the End of the Year”

I don’t know what makes an “ordinary” game designer, but Dean “Rocket” Hall definitely doesn’t fit the bill. He’s the more…

First Person Shooter, MMO, News, PC, Sony
Planetside 2 Beta Coming Soon… Provided Tech Tests Go Well

Long anticipated MMOFPS Planetside 2′s beta should be hitting soon, according to President of Sony Online Entertainment John more…

Film and TV, Industry-News, News
You’re Friggin’ Kidding Me… CBS Films Signs Deus Ex Movie

With every videogame-based movie that comes into being and curses the world with its existence, I can only sit back and more…

Arcade, News
Woman Gets Jailed for Using Fake Arcade Tokens

  While most arcade games are rigged for you to waste your money, there’s a charming innocence to them. Maybe it’s more…

Misc, News, PC
Pre-Order Your Copy of the Guild Wars 2 Soundtrack, Signed by Jeremy Soule

Most released game soundtracks tend to be one disc… maybe two if the composer is feeling a little bit edgy. This isn’t more…

Internet Games, News, PC, Survival Horror, Third Person Shooter
The Power of Emergent Narrative: Getting Kidnapped in DayZ

DayZ is a survival simulator that just happens to be set in a post-apocalyptic world with zombies. You start off with a gun, more…

News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Good Deals: Buy Max Payne 3, Get Red Dead Redemption Free

Damn, someone at Rockstar or Amazon really wants you to have Max Payne 3. Amazon’s currently launching a deal where if you more…

Features, News, Role Playing Game
Hey, Ubisoft! Leaking My Email Removes the “Alternate” from the Watch Dogs ARG

Sit closer, boys and girls. I’ve got a tale of massive security fail for you. Remember when we were all wowed by Watch more…

News, PC
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition… Now Better with Paid DLC

When Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition was first officially announced with its website counter of doom, I was pretty more…