Video Games

Minecraft player spends two years, uses 4.5 million blocks to create Titan City

Minecraft player creates a virtual city called Titan City. The player spent two years building the virtual city and plans to expand it even further.

Video Games October 18, 2014

Hatred puts gamers in shoes of mass murderer: Should this video game be banned?

A new video game is making the rounds of the Internet because of its nature as a mass murder simulator, where players' end goal is simply to murder as many innocents as possible.

Video Games October 18, 2014

Gamergate continues: Female video game developer flees home after receiving chilling death threats on Twitter

Gamergate has sent another female game developer fleeing her house after an anonymous Twitter user published her home address online, along with threats to 'kill her children.'

Video Games October 15, 2014

GamerGate flares on with latest debate focusing on death threats

Death threats fly as GamerGate goes critical. One side decries corruption and the other condemns the objectification of women in video games.

Video Games October 14, 2014

Humble Bundle, Mozilla team up on a special game bundle

Humble Bundle and Mozilla have teamed up to offer a special game bundle with games that can be played straight from a user's Internet browser. This is the first time Humble Bundle has offered games that can be played online.

Video Games October 14, 2014

'League of Legends' a billion-dollar winner for Riot Games

The billion-dollar strategy of 'League of Legends' is detailed in a new report. Putting gamers first actually pays off.

Video Games October 13, 2014

'Bayonetta 2' review roundup: Perfect sequel to a great game?

"Bayonetta 2" is a third-person action-packed sequel that is one of Nintendo's Wii U big hitters for the season. Developed by Platinum Games, it will be released on Oct. 24.

Video Games October 14, 2014

The Evil Within release date nears: New survival video guide and Windows PC system requirements released

Bethesda Softworks publishes system requirements for “The Evil Within” on PC and releases a new video trailer that guides gamers through the abandoned asylum that is the setting for the new survival horror title.

Video Games October 13, 2014

'League of Legends' teaches the hows and whys of a successful video game

Putting players before revenue, Riot Games has set a new standard on how video games should be made and maintained. ESPN may not be ready to call it a sport, but Riot Games' 'League of Legends' championship rivals any finale the sports network broadcasts.

Video Games October 14, 2014

'League of Legends' success formula? Player experience before profits

“League of Legends” is now a huge name in the e-sports gaming world. It now has a whopping 27 million active players daily and 67 million playing monthly.

Video Games October 11, 2014

Lego Minecraft sets on way? You bet!

Want to see what Lego's new Minecraft sets will look like once they debut later this year? These leaked images from a Russian website will show you.

Video Games October 10, 2014

Words with Friends app gets huge update: Here's the goodies that Zynga gave

Words with Friends celebrates its fifth birthday by getting a new app – New Words with Friends – complete with offline mode, matching features and a modernized look.

Video Games October 10, 2014

How to install and play Nintendo games on your iOS 8 iPhone and iPad without jailbreak (Video)

If you enjoy Super NES games and would like to play them on your iOS 8 device, you can do it without jailbreaking. Try this easy-to-follow guide and video.

Video Games October 8, 2014

'Alien: Isolation' scary enough to rank among the best horror video games

Sega unleashes 'Alien: Isolation,' the most horrific first-person space science fiction video game. The release is inspired by Ridley Scott's iconic 1979 horror film.

Video Games October 8, 2014

'Alien' gets its own interactive game starring Sigourney herself

Creative Assembly's 'Alien: Isolation' is bathed in '90s nostalgia. Cast members from the original 'Alien' movies return to reprise their roles in the game.

Video Games October 8, 2014

'Assassin's Creed' rocks blood, guts and gruesome carnage. Ready to play?

'Assassin's Creed: Unity' promises to be a refreshed game both in terms of storyline and character development. Not only that, but the game is also set to be one of the more political 'Assassin's Creed' games, being set during the controversial French Revolution.

Video Games October 6, 2014

Microsoft aims to make your living room the ultimate gaming room

Microsoft's RoomAlive enchants living spaces, turning them into interactive games. Microsoft Research says there are a lot of avenues it wants to explore with the augmented reality's projector array and depth cameras.

Video Games October 6, 2014

Belgian teen spends $46,000 in free-to-play 'Game of War: Fire Age'

A 15 year old boy from Belgium reportedly used his grandfather’s credit card to purchase in-game gold in the “Game of War: Fire Age.” His total spending reached over $46,000.

Video Games October 7, 2014

Ubisoft releases new 'Far Cry 4' trailer, showcases exclusive pre-order content

Included in the limited edition of the Far Cry 4 is access to The Impaler, a whale harpoon gun that can impale both enemies and helicopters.

Video Games October 7, 2014

Forget Oculus Rift. Microsoft RoomAlive turns entire room into augmented gaming environment

RoomAlive is the future in interactive gaming that uses the concept of projection mapping. It is Microsoft’s updated version of the research project dubbed as IllumiRoom.

Video Games October 6, 2014

GamerGate pressure prompts Intel to shelve ads early, will controversy ever subside?

Intel gives into the pressures of GamerGate. The chipmaker pulls an ad series from Gamasutra, effectively taking a stance against ideas a freelance writer penned for the gaming news site.

Video Games October 3, 2014

Sims 4 update promises a swimmingly ghoulish and fashionable experience

Maxis to release the first of three planned patches, with spooky content that may just arrive in time for Halloween. The update also includes swimming pools, apparently.

Video Games October 1, 2014

'The Evil Within' trailer reminds gamers to treat every bullet as their last

'The Evil Within' features the character of Sebastian Castellanos, a detective assigned to investigate the slaughtering of officers by a mysterious force.The game, set for release on Oct. 14, teaches classic survival skills.

Video Games October 1, 2014

'The Crew' Closed Beta for game consoles starts Sept. 30

'The Crew' moves from Windows PC to Closed Beta for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next. Players can sign up for invites from Ubisoft.

Video Games September 30, 2014

Xbox One officially lands in China but gamers can't get CoD, Destiny or Halo

Xbox One from Microsoft officially goes on sale in China. It is the first gaming console to hit stores after the ban on the product was lifted.

Video Games September 30, 2014

Destiny, CoD Ghost servers go down. Lizard Squad strikes again?

The Lizard Squad strikes again, taking down servers of Destiny and Call of Duty: Ghosts. The servers, however, are back up and running.

Video Games September 29, 2014

'Super Smash Bros. 3DS' review roundup

Two weeks after the Japanese release, 'Super Smash Bros. 3DS' verdicts are in. How well did the game do on its first venture into handheld territory?

Video Games September 27, 2014

Bungie shutters 'Destiny' loot cave exploit, let the real fun begin

The magic is gone, at least for one fertile cave in Bungie's 'Destiny.' A new patch fixes respawn timers so players can't farm engrams in the Magic Cave quite as easily as before.

Video Games September 28, 2014

Car racers rejoice! Forza Horizon 2 delivers ultimate driving fantasy with European flair

Forza Horizon 2 doesn't stray from what made the original great. Drivatars are more human like and the Horizon Festival is more lax.

Video Games September 25, 2014

Valve offers up Steam player, which will likely be music to users' ears

Valve has announced the Steam Music player, which lets users control music directly from Steam rather than having to use a third-party media player. It reveals a big shift in strategy.

Video Games September 25, 2014

Heads up gamers: Angry Birds Transformers landing in October

Rovio has announced release dates for the new Angry Birds Transformers game. It's coming to iOS on October 15 and Google Play on October 30.

Video Games September 25, 2014

'Forza Horizon 2' reviews are in. What gamers are saying

It's definitely expansive and it's definitely exciting. Critics drive around Southern Europe to weigh in on the 'Forza Horizon 2' ahead of the game's official release.

Video Games September 26, 2014

FIFA 2015 vs. PES 2015: Early comparison on which game can score with gamers

FIFA 15 of EA Sports and PES 2015 of Konami are rival football simulation video games that will soon be released. The brand manager of PES 2015 believes that PES 2015 is much better than FIFA 15.

Video Games September 24, 2014

Blizzard Project Titan canceled after 7 years in development: Bad news. Very bad news

Blizzard has decided to put out “Titan” after seven years of development, citing the company’s creative struggles of developing a game it didn’t identify well with.

Video Games September 24, 2014

No contest: FIFA hits 5.5M download mark as EA game scores big with fans

The demo for EA's annualized soccer franchise sets a company record. Soccer fans catch fire and the emotion-packed Ignite engine returns.

Video Games September 23, 2014

Xbox One to land in China Sept. 29, UK console fans get a nice price break

Microsoft has announced a new release date for its Xbox One console in China, with debut set for Sept. 29. The console is now on sale in the UK both with and without Microsoft Kinect.

Video Games September 23, 2014

Sony PlayStation TV to hit U.S., Canadian stores on Oct. 14

Sony's PlayStation TV set-top box will hit stores in the United States and Canada on Oct. 14. Upon its release, the service will include 700 playable game titles, including 'Metal Gear Solid,' 'Final Fantasy VII,' 'Chrono Trigger,' 'God of War' and 'Minecraft.'

Video Games September 24, 2014

Valve rolls out Steam Discovery Update, makes finding great games easier

The Steam Store gets a revamped look thanks to the Steam Discovery Update pushed out by Valve. The new update brings in new functionality and features users' way, including easier navigation and sifting through the games library.

Video Games September 25, 2014

Xbox One China launch in a holding pattern as Microsoft stays mum

The launch of the Xbox One in China is being delayed. While there is a lot of speculation surrounding the launch delay, Microsoft has not stated any particular reason.

Video Games September 22, 2014

Yes, Virginia, Santa can deliver PS4 for under $100 this gift season

Sony is set to release PlayStation TV in mid-October. Along with boasting over 700 games at launch, its low cost is sure to draw in buyers.

Video Games September 22, 2014

'The Order: 1886' trailer showcases new game weaponry

'The Order: 1886' gears up for its release, revealing to players the kind of weaponry in store for them when the game comes out. Think Victorian-Era AK-47.

Video Games September 23, 2014

GTA 5 update: PS4, PC and Xbox One versions may get First-person mode, new Easter eggs and more

First-person mode, new Easter eggs and free weapons – here’s a glimpse of what Grand Theft Auto 5 has in store.

Video Games September 24, 2014

GTA 5: ISIS uses hit game to recruit teens

Grand Theft Auto 5, a popular game known for its violence, is the new recruitment tool being used by ISIS to inspire young gamers to switch over to their side.

Video Games September 22, 2014

Xbox One China launch delayed beyond September 23: 'We...need a bit more time'

Despite boasting the “efficient” launch of the Xbox One in China just a day ago, Microsoft delays the console’s official release in the country, saying it “needs more time.”

Video Games September 21, 2014

Oculus shows off Crescent Bay prototype VR headset: 5 awesome games you must play

With Oculus VR having announced the third iteration of its Oculus Rift for developers, many are wondering just what games will make it to the platform by the time a consumer version is released. Here are five games that would be great on the Oculus Rift.

Video Games September 22, 2014

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