Video Games

Why Gamers Shouldn't Hate Nintendo's Foray Into Mobile Gaming

Gamers shouldn't hate Nintendo's foray into mobile gaming. The Mario maker's partnership with mobile game developer DeNA to create smartphone games is the first step toward a shared network of interconnected devices.

Video Games March 19, 2015

'Battlefield: Hardline' Review Roundup: Is It Worth Picking Up?

Battlefield: Hardline seeks to arrest the hearts of gamers. The reviews are in and Hardline may need to grow on players in order for them to fall in love with it.

Video Games March 18, 2015

Nintendo Partners With DeNA To Create Games For Mobile: Hello, Mario

Nintendo teams up with DeNA and prepares to go mobile. Along with releasing mobile games, Nintendo announced a new console and services to tie together all of its current and upcoming hardware and software.

Video Games March 17, 2015

Love 'The Elder Scrolls 5'? This Skyrim Metro System Map Will Make Life Easier For You

Skyrim's Fast Travel metro network is detailed in a new map. The imaginative fan art gets a nod of approval from Bethesda.

Video Games March 16, 2015

GTA 5 Update For PS4, PS3, Xbox One, And Xbox 360 Now Available: Here's What You Get

Rockstar Games has launched the 1.08 stability and security update to fix certain issues on GTA Online since the launch of the Heists DLC pack for 'Grand Theft Auto V.'

Video Games March 16, 2015

Forza Horizon 2 Offering 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata As DLC

"Forza Horizon 2" drivers can test out the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata as downloadable content before the real car hits the road.

Video Games March 16, 2015

Mortal Kombat X Playable Characters List Now Includes Jason Voorhees: Now, We're All Doomed (Video)

"Chhh, chhh, chhh... ha, ha ha..." Jason Voorhees in coming to Mortal Kombat X. Who's Next?

Video Games March 15, 2015

Destiny Update 1.1.2 Brings More Vault Space, Raid Fixes, Audio Visual Options And More

Fresh off a Bafta for Destiny, Bungie says it's far from done with pouring love into its latest sci-fi shooter. Bungie outlines five priorities for Destiny's upcoming patch, update 1.1.2.

Video Games March 14, 2015

Shinra Technologies To Launch Beta Game Streaming Platform In Kansas City

Shinra Technologies has announced that it will be launching a beta version of its game streaming platform in Kansas City this summer. The platform could eventually revolutionize the gaming industry.

Video Games March 14, 2015

Sony Ready To Launch PlayStation In China Later This Month

Sony confirmed that it is finally launching the PS4 and the PS Vita in China on March 20. Initially, the console will have six game titles, including ‘Dynasty Warriors 8.’

Video Games March 14, 2015

'Destiny' Triumphs At Bafta: Wins Game Of The Year Award

Bungie's online shooter 'Destiny' walked away with top honors - snagging Game of the Year - at the 2015 Bafta Games Awards.

Video Games March 14, 2015

Details About Tickets To 2015 BlizzCon Released: $199 Per Head

Tickets sell fast, so if you’re planning to get to BlizzCon this year, make sure you grab your tickets during these dates.

Video Games March 13, 2015

PlayStation 4 Firmware Update To Add Improved Accessibility For Disabled Gamers

Sony has an upcoming firmware update in the works for the PlayStation 4 that could make gaming more accessible for players with disabilities.

Video Games March 12, 2015

5 Reasons 'Cities: Skylines' Is The City Builder You've Been Waiting For

SimCity's future may be uncertain, but there are clear skies for 'Cities: Skylines.' There are at least five reasons Colossal Order's latest city building game is poised for long-term success.

Video Games March 12, 2015

PlayStation Mobile To Shut Down This Year, But You Can Keep Your Games

PlayStation Mobile, the development, support, and online shop platform for indie games, will cease to exist later this year. The company will stop publishing games on July 15, and then the entire service will close on Sept. 10.

Video Games March 11, 2015

All 'Titanfall' DLC Free On Xbox One And Xbox 360: Expedition DLC, Frontier's Edge DLC, IMC Rising DLC

All three DLC packs for 'Titanfall,' namely IMC Rising, Frontier's Edge and Expedition, are currently free for both Xbox One and Xbox 360 gamers.

Video Games March 11, 2015

'Super Mario', 'Pong' And 'Gunstar Heroes' Mix To Make 'Videoball'

Nestled in a corner of the PAX East indie megabooth in Boston this past weekend was 'Videoball,' the new project from Action Button Entertainment. The Oakland-based company was founded by Tim Rogers, who is well known for well-crafted essays and critiques of video games.

Video Games March 10, 2015

PAX East 2015: 'Amplitude', Harmonix's 'Guitar Hero' Precursor, Stages A Reunion Tour

Last year, 'Guitar Hero' and 'Rock Band' developer Harmonix turned to crowdfunding site Kickstarter to gauge interest in a new 'Amplitude' game. An enjoyable demo of the game was available to play at this past weekend's PAX East event in Boston.

Video Games March 10, 2015

Xbox One March Update Rolls Out: Screenshots, Spam Reporting, Suggested Friends, And More

The March update delivers to Xbox One the ability to snap screenshots. The stills can be uploaded to Twitter, OneDrive, activities feeds or backgrounds.

Video Games March 10, 2015

Best Racing Games Of All Time: Mario Kart, Daytona USA, Gran Turismo, Need For Speed, Forza Motorsport, And More

A genre where casual and core fans converge, racing games have been quenching our thirst for speed for decades now. We take a look at some of the greatest racing series and highlight some of the best games they've delivers.

Video Games March 9, 2015

'Rock Band 4' Coming Soon With 'Top-Tier' Soundtrack: What You Need To Know

Harmonix anticipates a 'top-tier soundtrack' as it readies 'Rock Band 4.' It still plans to support legacy DLC and the roughly 2,000 songs in its library.

Video Games March 8, 2015

Blizzard Stirs Up A Storm With A New Character And Map For 'Heroes Of The Storm' [Video]

The game developer announces a specialist hero who can deal massive damage while exhibiting a terrifying set of traits.

Video Games March 7, 2015

Weta Digital, Epic Games Team Up To Bring The Hobbit VR. Sweet!

Tolkien fans will eat their hearts out for a two-and-a-half minute virtual trip to Middle-Earth care of Epic Games and Weta Digital.

Video Games March 7, 2015

Amazon To Bring Premium Mobile Games To iPhone And iPad

Although there is no release date in sight, iPhone and iPad users are excited about Amazon bringing four premium mobile games to its iOS.

Video Games March 6, 2015

Valve Removes Threat Of VR Motion Sickness

Valve has announced a new virtual reality headset, which it claims eliminates the problems of motion sickness with many of today's virtual reality products. To do this, it uses extremely precise head tracking technology.

Video Games March 6, 2015

Konami Outs 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' PlayStation 4 Special Edition

Sony and Konami celebrate Snake's last adventure with a special edition PlayStation 4. The console inspired by Snake's bionic arm doesn't seem likely to leave Asian markets, however.

Video Games March 5, 2015

Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor Bags Game Of The Year At GDC 2015

In addition to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, other titles that received accolades at the 15th annual Game Developers Choice Awards include Monument Valley, Hearthstone, Destiny and Elite: Dangerous.

Video Games March 5, 2015

'Sim City' Maker Maxis Emeryville Is The Latest Studio Shut Down By Electronic Arts

Maxis Emeryville, the game development studio best known for the Sim City, Spore and the early Sims video games, has been shut down by its parent company Electronics Arts today. EA is known among gamers for buying companies, lowering their games' quality and later shutting down those same companies.

Video Games March 4, 2015

'Wolfenstein: The Old Blood' Announced By Bethesda

Bethesda, the game studio behind 'Wolfenstein,' has announced the next game in the long-running series. The game is called 'Wolfenstein: The Old Blood' and will be released on May 5.

Video Games March 5, 2015

Rollout Of Xbox Live SDK For Windows 10 Begins After GDC 2015 Annoucement

Microsoft's Phil Spencer recently spoke at the Game Developers Conference, announcing the rollout of the Windows 10 Xbox Live SDK, which will allow developers to create games for the Xbox One using the Windows 10 app platform.

Video Games March 5, 2015

'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' Collector's Edition And Day One Edition Details Revealed

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Collector's Edition and Day One Edition details have been revealed, alongside a Sept. 1, 2015 worldwide release date that will also see Metal Gear Online's debut.

Video Games March 4, 2015

'Evolve' Adds New 'Observer Mode' That Lets Players Livestream Matches

'Observer Mode' is a community feature courtesy of Turtle Rock Studios and 2K Games. It is designed to give 'Evolve' players the tools to livestream the action of all five players in a match without needing expensive equipment.

Video Games March 4, 2015

The 5 Greatest Video Games Of The PlayStation 2 Era

Tech Times celebrates the 15 year of Sony's PlayStation 2 by crowning these five games the best of its era.

Video Games March 4, 2015

'The Elder Scrolls: Total War' Mod Will Let You Get In The Middle Of The Action

'The Elder Scrolls' meets the 'Total War' franchise in a mod that tells the RPG's story in a series of turn-based battles. 'The Elder Scrolls: Total War' allows players to engage in battles mentioned in the Morrowind and Oblivion games.

Video Games March 4, 2015

Doom 3, Crysis 3, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Land On Android This Year

NVidia's Tegra X1 paves the way for the arrival of more AAA ports on the Android OS. A benchmark for high-end PCs just a few years ago, 'Crysis 3' headlines the games due for release on Android this year.

Video Games March 4, 2015

Sony Might Tap 'Tron' Director Joseph Kosinski For 'Gran Turismo' Big Screen Adaptation

Joseph Kosinski is reportedly in early negotiations to be the director of 'Gran Turismo,' which will be the movie adaptation of one of the most successful video game franchises for the PlayStation.

Video Games March 3, 2015

Xbox 360 Owners Without Xbox One Can Start Building Their Game Library: Here's How

Xbox Live Gold members can begin building their Xbox One game collection even if they are still using an Xbox 360.

Video Games March 3, 2015

GDC 2015: Epic Games Announces Its 'Unreal Engine 4' Free For All Designers

Ahead of the Games Developer Conference, Epic Games makes its Unreal Engine 4 free for all designers.

Video Games March 2, 2015

Best Gaming Android Tablets: Nvidia Shield Tablet Vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Vs. Google Nexus 9

With a massive back catalog of games borne of the smartphone revolution, mobile device manufacturers are stuffing more processor power into tablets to push mobile gaming forward. We take a look at three tablets leading the revolution.

Video Games March 1, 2015

123 Winners' Names Lost: Sony Accidentally Wipes List of Contest Winners

Sony says it doesn't know exactly how, but it accidentally erased its list of contest winners. Still, it asserted that no sensitive user information was compromised as a result of the incident.

Video Games February 28, 2015

'Battlefield Hardline' Is All About Tactical Play and It's Not a Reskin, Asserts Producer

'Hardline' is a Battlefield game, but it isn't one that's merely decorated with new art, says Hardline's gameplay systems producer. The speed doesn't bring down the game's tactical play, he says.

Video Games February 28, 2015

'Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena' MOBA For PC Will Hit Early Access 2Q 2015

The Warhammer 40,000 universe expand into the multiplayer online battle arena genre. Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena will see four-player teams of Warhammer 40,000 factions battle it out to feed souls to the Dark Eldars.

Video Games February 27, 2015

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