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Irrational Games Shutting Down, Levine To Form Smaller Team Irrational Games Shutting Down, Levine To Form Smaller Team

Irrational Games is one of the most celebrated developers of all time. Its most popular games – System Shock 2, BioShock and BioShock Infinite – are always brought up when discussing narrative in first person shooters. Its games also happened …

‘Flappy Bird’ Knockoff Apps Being Rejected by Apple ‘Flappy Bird’ Knockoff Apps Being Rejected by Apple

After Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen announced he was pulling his addictive game from the Apple App Store and Google Play, which prompted reactions that varied from outraged to threatening, quite a few games have popped up that are very …

Rayman Legends Comes To PS4, Xbox One Today Rayman Legends Comes To PS4, Xbox One Today

Rayman Legends was easily one of the best platformers of 2013 thanks to its tight controls and unmatchable charm. It has an interesting history to boot as it started out as a Wii U exclusive, was delayed so it could …

Developers Focusing On Next Gen, PC And Mobile In 2014 Developers Focusing On Next Gen, PC And Mobile In 2014

On March 17, game developers from around the world will gather in San Francisco for the annual Game Developers Conference. Before the show, GDC surveys attending developers to find out which platforms they’ll be releasing their next game on. Since …

More Than 5.3 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles Sold More Than 5.3 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles Sold

Following E3 2013 it was clear that Sony was the clear favorite for gamers going into the next console generation. While Microsoft bet big on Kinect and always-online DRM Sony gave fans more of the same, winning over nearly everyone …

The Order: 1886 Gameplay Finally Unveiled The Order: 1886 Gameplay Finally Unveiled

At E3, Sony announced that it was working with Ready at Dawn to create an exclusive PS4 title called The Order: 1886. At the time, we were treated to a trailer that introduced us to the setting and characters. Since …

Here’s Another Look At Unreal Engine 4 Here’s Another Look At Unreal Engine 4

Despite all the hype, we still have yet to really see a game take advantage of Unreal Engine 4. All we have are the few tech demos that Epic Games have made for it. As we head deeper into the …

Harmonix Unveils “Music Driven” Shooter ‘Chroma’ Harmonix Unveils “Music Driven” Shooter ‘Chroma’

It’s been years since the Rock Band and Guitar Hero have been relevant. Like true rockstars the plastic instrument genre was a sensation that came on fast and burnt out before its time. Since then Harmonix has been finding more …

Jason Holtman Leaves Microsoft After Only Six Months Jason Holtman Leaves Microsoft After Only Six Months

Microsoft and PC gamers aren’t the pals they once were. With the introduction of Games for Windows Live, Microsoft ensured that pretty much every PC gamer on the planet went to rival platforms, like Steam or Origin. It seemed like …

Long ‘Thief’ Gameplay Look Released Long ‘Thief’ Gameplay Look Released

It turns out that Thief, the new franchise reboot from Square Enix, actually is trying to be exactly what everyone might want it to be. For casual gamers and new fans of the series, the game will have checkpoints, combat, …

Playing The Titanfall Beta This Week? Here Are Some Tips Playing The Titanfall Beta This Week? Here Are Some Tips

Titanfall may be the most anticipated shooter of the year and for good reason – it’s really good. Those who have been playing the beta this weekend can attest to that fact. Now more players will be able to try …

‘Killer is Dead’ Coming to PC in May ‘Killer is Dead’ Coming to PC in May

Last summer the latest Suda51 game made its way to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Killer is Dead was released to lukewarm reviews and controversy surrounding its bawdy, quasi-misogynist “Gigolo Mode.” Even so, the game’s flashy art style and …

After Four Years, Sony Finally Advertises PlayStation Plus After Four Years, Sony Finally Advertises PlayStation Plus

PlayStation Plus was introduced four years ago as a premium subscription service that would net subscribers free games and game discounts every month. It was totally unlike Xbox Live in that online play was still free and Plus was just …

‘Year Walk’ is Coming to Steam on March 6 ‘Year Walk’ is Coming to Steam on March 6

One year ago an Swedish indie game developer named Simogo released an iOS mobile title called Year Walk. The odd, horror-ish game was unlike almost any other mobile game at the time, combining first person exploration, puzzle solving, and a …

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Gets A Bizarre Live-Action Trailer Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Gets A Bizarre Live-Action Trailer

Despite game consoles now being able to output near lifelike models of people and places, game publishers still rely on the overused live-action trailer to sell their game. Not that I’m complaining of course since most of these live-action trailers …

Check Out The First 13 Minutes From South Park: The Stick Of Truth Check Out The First 13 Minutes From South Park: The Stick Of Truth

South Park: The Stick Of Truth has gone gold. After two years of known development and a delay or two, what may be the funniest RPG ever made is nearly upon us. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Ubisoft has shared …

‘Infamous: Second Son’ Powers Previewed in New Video ‘Infamous: Second Son’ Powers Previewed in New Video

With Microsoft leaning heavily onto Titanfall for the success of the Xbox One, Sony is preparing to launch its own big next-gen exclusive next month with InFamous: Second Son. Today Sony and developer Sucker Punch released a new preview showing …

‘The Evil Within’ Launches on August 26 ‘The Evil Within’ Launches on August 26

Though the indie market has propped up the survival horror genre in recent years, large publishers have all but abandoned scares in favor of action. Survival horror will get another shot at the mainstream this year, though, through Bethesda’s The …

Nintendo Direct Offers Details On Upcoming Games Nintendo Direct Offers Details On Upcoming Games

For the first Nintendo Direct of the year, fans had high hopes. After all, the Nintendo Direct that kicked off 2013 was full of surprises and new game announcements. That was unfortunately not the case this time around, but there …

‘The Last of Us: Left Behind’ DLC Out Now ‘The Last of Us: Left Behind’ DLC Out Now

The Last of Us was the consensus choice for the best game of 2013. This is despite the launch of new consoles and an even larger rise in quality indie titles. Naughty Dog and Sony have now released the first …

Turn-Based ‘Hitman’ Mobile Game Announced Turn-Based ‘Hitman’ Mobile Game Announced

2012′s Hitman: Absolution was relatively well-received by critics, yet still didn’t live up to Square Enix’s sales expectations. Especially considering the huge marketing push the publisher made for the game. Now Square Enix is giving Hitman the same treatment so …