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Play 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Multiplayer for Free This Weekend on Steam Ahead of Winter Sale 2014

'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' multiplayer is free for this weekend and on sale until Monday, preluding the supposed launch of Steam's Winter Sale.

Video Games December 13, 2014

XBox Beats PS4 in Console Sales. Price Cut May Have Helped Just a Bit.

The Xbox One moved 1.2 million units in November, beating out the rival PlayStation 4. Consoles aren't dead yet, says Xbox's chief.

Video Games December 12, 2014

Gem Exploit Stalls Steam Holiday Auction, Bidding Back on Course

Steam's Holiday Auction is back on track after Valve worked to patch an exploit. Some users found ways to duplicate millions of gems, which brought the auction to a halt.

Video Games December 12, 2014

Week in Review: Top 5 Tech Headlines Not to Miss

It's been a busy week in tech and many don't have the time to keep up. So to help here are the top five tech headlines for the week.

Video Games December 12, 2014

You can Now Buy Xbox Games Using Bitcoins. Perfect Timing for 'Destiny,' 'Call of Duty' Sale on Dec. 13

Consumers can now use their Microsoft account to purchase digital content from the company for its Windows and Xbox platforms using Bitcoins. However, the use of the virtual currency for making purchases is currently limited to the U.S.

Video Games December 12, 2014

NPD November Numbers Are In and Xbox One is Finally the King

Microsoft’s Xbox One set a record last month for selling the most number of video game consoles in the U.S. Should Sony worry about PlayStation 4?

Video Games December 12, 2014

Sony Delivers PlayStation 4 and Vita to China, Nintendo Not Far Behind

With the 14-year-long console ban lifted, Sony prepares to launch the PlayStation 4 and Vita in China. Sony will try to make the PlayStation experience in China consistent with its global products, as best as it can within the bounds of Chinese law, Sony says.

Video Games December 11, 2014

Sony Sells Anniversary Edition of PlayStation 4 Consoles for £19.94 and One Resold for $20,100

Sony sold its 20th anniversary edition PlayStation 4 consoles in London for only £19.94, equivalent to about $37, while eBay auctions are reaching winning bids of $20,100.

Video Games December 11, 2014

Destiny The Dark Below DLC: New Missions, Strike, Gear, Maps, Level Cap and More

Destiny's expansion The Dark Below DLC is out. Gamers can look forward to being enthralled by new exciting missions, level caps, gear, strikes and more.

Video Games December 9, 2014

PS4 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Sells for $20,000 on eBay

Sony's special 20th anniversary edition of the popular gaming console PS4 is creating quite a stir among consumers. The limited edition of the PS4 has sold for a whopping $20,100 on eBay.

Video Games December 9, 2014

Destiny Racing Mode Might Become Official, Bungie Mulls but No Promises Yet

The unofficial Sparrow Racing League allows Destiny players to race head to head in the absence of an official league.

Video Games December 9, 2014

Sony PlayStation Network Recovers from Lizard Squad Hack: Investigation Underway

Sony Pictures' woes are still far too many, as Sony becomes the subject of another attack crashing the PlayStation Network. Who is behind the attack this time?

Video Games December 9, 2014

'Street Fighter' PS4 Exclusivity No Big Deal: Xbox Chief

Xbox chief Phil Spencer has voiced his opinions on 'Street Fighter V' only being released to PS4 and PC, essentially saying that business is business and it was no big deal. Many Xbox gamers, however, are likely to be frustrated at the news, which was made official on Dec. 6.

Video Games December 8, 2014

Latest Pokemon 3DS Titles hit 7.7M Copies Sold

The latest Pokémon titles from Nintendo marked a milestone when the two games have accounted for more than 7.7 million in global shipments. The two games are dubbed as ‘Pokémon Omega Ruby’ and ‘Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.’

Video Games December 9, 2014

Video Game Pioneer Ralph Baer Dies at 92: The Brown Box Technology Inspired the Magnavox Odyssey

Ralph Baer, widely known as the father of the video game, passed away on Saturday. Baer’s Brown Box is seen as the predecessor to all video game consoles, including the PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Wii.

Video Games December 8, 2014

Free-to-Play Multiplayer Shooter 'Kill Strain' Headlines Sony PlayStation Experience Event

Sony's San Diego Studio announces 'Kill Strain,' a freemium title that pits two teams of five and a group of two against each other. The 'Kill Strain' site is up, again, though the studio hasn't set a date for the start of the game's beta.

Video Games December 9, 2014

'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End' Gameplay Trailer Debuts at Sony's PlayStation Experience Event with New Mechanics

Sony has started the PlayStation Experience event with a bang, showcasing the upcoming Uncharted game, 'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End.' In a 15-minute video, we see the protagonist of the game show off the beautiful new environment and gameplay as well as a number of new tools.

Video Games December 8, 2014

The Game Awards 2014: And the Winners are...

The award for Game of the Year this year went to 'Dragon Age: Inquisition,' in The Game Awards' first year ever. Nintendo also saw success, being hailed as the best developer, as well as receiving a number of awards for 'Super Smash Bros.' and 'Mario Kart 8.'

Video Games December 8, 2014

The Game Awards 2014: The 'Legend of Zelda' Wii U Trailer Steals Headlines

The next 'Legend of Zelda' game was shown off at The Game Awards 2014 by none other than Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma from Nintendo. A video with the pair playing the game shows a huge and beautiful environment in which the game takes place.

Video Games December 8, 2014

'Mario Maker' Will Let You Create Your Own Awesome Mario World

Nintendo presented a new trailer for 'Mario Maker' at the Game Awards 2014. The new Wii U game title is designed to let players customize their own Mario courses.

Video Games December 7, 2014

Game Awards 2014: 'No Man's Sky' Gameplay Trailer is All About Space Travel, Colorful Worlds [Video]

'No Man's Sky' is one of the biggest indie titles showcased at the recently concluded Game Awards 2014. The game is coming first to PS4 and later to PC gamers.

Video Games December 6, 2014

Street Fighter V Fans Get Early Holiday Gift as Teaser Leaks

While Street Fighter V is expected to debut at Sony's PlayStation Experience event, a trailer for the game has been leaked, revealing the game will likely only be available for PlayStation 4 and PC owners, cutting out Xbox gamers.

Video Games December 5, 2014

5 Videos Illustrating the Future of Gaming

With advances in technology, gaming continues to be improved upon, with better graphics and larger worlds to play in. But what does the future of gaming look like? We've taken a look at five of the most promising areas in technology and how they could impact gaming.

Video Games December 11, 2014

Sony Celebrates 20 Years of PlayStation with Special Gray Edition

The special limited edition gray PlayStation 4 pays homage to the classic console that changed the entire world of gaming. Here is how gamers can get the PS4 20th Anniversary Edition.

Video Games December 6, 2014

Why Freemium Apps Are No Friend to Indie Developers, Consumers

Freemium apps shift the pressure to execute well from AAA studios to indie developers. Large studios have the luxury of iterating on freemium games until they find the right formula to coax cash out of accounts.

Video Games December 4, 2014

'Star Wars' Guru Heading up New Game Studio Hangar 13

2K Games reveals its latest studio, Hangar 13. Storied LucasArts writer Haden Blackman will head up the new San Francisco-based studio, but the group isn't ready to tease details about games just yet.

Video Games December 4, 2014

Retailers Pull 'Grand Theft Auto V' from Target, Kmart in Australia

Target Australia is pulling video game title 'Grand Theft Auto' from store shelves after receiving feedback from customers that the game shows violence against women. Kmart joins Target in the pullout.

Video Games December 6, 2014

Sony PS4 Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Goes Gray in Nostalgic Design

Sony is releasing a limited-edition PlayStation 4 console that is reminiscent of the original PlayStation, released in Japan in 1994 and later in the U.S. in 1995. The console will be available from the company's website for $499.

Video Games December 3, 2014

Sony Unwraps PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Limited Edition, Sports PS1 Original Gray Theme

Sony celebrates the 20th anniversary of PlayStation 4 by unveiling a limited edition of the console. To make it more commemorative, the consoles bear the original gray hue and will come in a special white retro box.

Video Games December 3, 2014

Steam Launches Beta Live Broadcasting Service

Steam slams down the hood, rubs the piston grease off its hands and announces it has just installed live streaming in its popular gaming client. Steam broadcasting is in its beta stage and is available now -- go watch!

Video Games December 2, 2014

Nintendo to Deliver Game Boy Fun on Phones, Airplane TVs, Maybe Even Tablets

Nintendo revives its efforts to patent a Game Boy emulator. But with the success of the 3DS handheld, Nintendo may not be ready to bring its back catalog of games to smartphones and tablets anytime soon.

Video Games December 2, 2014

'Broken Age Act 2' Set for Early 2015 Launch

The launch of Broken Age Act 2 will be pushed back to early next year. Buyers and backers of Broken Age Act 1 will be able to get Act 2 for free.

Video Games December 1, 2014

Xbox One Sales Prevail Over PS4 Sales on Black Friday: Surprised?

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the top-selling gaming console during this year's Black Friday. What happened to PlayStation 4?

Video Games December 2, 2014

Nintendo Files Patent for Game Boy Emulation on Mobile Phones

Nintendo lays out plans for Game Boy emulation, detailing the software in a patent application. If Nintendo's earlier assertions are to be believed, the patent filing for the emulator is merely an act of prudence.

Video Games December 1, 2014

Ubisoft Apologizes for 'Assassin's Creed: Unity' Launch With Free Games

Ubisoft is apologizing for the dismal launch of 'Assassin's Creed: Unity,' which was riddled with bugs and issues, by giving users a free game from a selection of other Ubisoft games.

Video Games November 28, 2014

Black Friday PlayStation Flash Sale: Big Discounts on PS4 and PS3 Games, Movies

Sony has started its Black Friday PlayStation flash sale, which offers several titles for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, along with movies and TV shows for up to a 65 percent discount.

Video Games November 28, 2014

'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Havoc DLC Pack Throws Exo Zombies into Co-op Gameplay Experience

Activision announced the soon to be released ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Exo Zombies’ which shall introduce zombies to its survival gameplay. It will be part of the first DLC pack called ‘Havoc’ and is scheduled to launch in January.

Video Games November 28, 2014

FTC, Sony Settle Vita Marketing Issue, Partial Refunds Heading to Consumers

Sony settles accusations of deceptively marketing the PS Vita. Now, the FTC is turning its attention to one of Sony's marketing partners for the way the firm promoted the portable console.

Video Games November 25, 2014

'Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin' Hits Xbox One, PS4, PC on April 7

‘Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin’ is coming to next-gen consoles in April 2015. Apart from featuring a host of changes and improvements, the game will also include all of past released DLCs, new story content and characters.

Video Games November 26, 2014

Latest Sony PS Vita Ad is Disgusting and Sexist: What was Sony Thinking?

Sony faces backlash over a newly posted video advertisement that users all over the Internet have dubbed sexist and misogynistic. Sony has pulled the ad, but you can view it here.

Video Games November 26, 2014

Apple Shows Its True Color: Goes Red to Help Battle AIDS

Apple partners with app developers in a campaign that will divert two weeks of proceeds from 25 games to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS ahead of World AIDS Day. Apple will also gift a portion of its Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales to the fund.

Video Games November 24, 2014

Sony Yanks PlayStation Vita Commercial After Sexism Outcry

Sony has quickly pulled an ad promoting the PlayStation Vita after it was accused of being sexist. The accusations come at the height of controversy surrounding sexism in the gaming industry.

Video Games November 24, 2014

Redbox Issues A Bah, Humbug in Jacking Rental Prices. Ho-Ho-Ho

Redbox raises its prices just in time for the holiday season. For those who don't feel it's a good thing, Redbox says it will use the extra revenue to pump boxes with more top movies and expand its offering of video games for new-generation consoles.

Video Games November 24, 2014

Black Friday 2014: Best Game and Game Console Deals from GameStop

Retailer GameStop is running a promo from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23, right before Black Friday Family Weekend. We take a look at the Black Friday 2014 specials that GameStop has to offer.

Video Games November 25, 2014

Assassin's Creed Unity is Buggy: Ubisoft Announces Game Crash Workaround But Why Not Refund and Recall?

Ubisoft offered a workaround on an issue that caused the ‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ title to crash at the main menu. The extent of the issue can be seen on the company’s ‘Unity’ blog, now littered with patches, fixes and workarounds.

Video Games November 24, 2014

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