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Steam In-Home Streaming To Enter Beta Soon

Back when Valve first announced SteamOS, it said that users would be able to either play PC games on its own Steam Machines hardware or stream games from another PC in the house to the television. While Steam Machines won’t …

Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year Console Digital Revenue Set to Overtake PC This Year

With the coming next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, both companies are looking toward a future where much of the industry’s sales come via online stores. Though Microsoft’s scheme to lock down the Xbox One with DRM and …

Xi3 Piston Brings PC Gaming To The Living Room On November 29
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Last week, Valve revealed its plan to take over the living room with a three pronged attack – SteamOS, Steam Machines and the Steam controller. SteamOS will be out this year, but Steam Machines will not. The original Steam box …

Valve’s SteamOS Gets The NMA Treatment

Yesterday afternoon, Valve announced SteamOS. It’s an open and free Linux-based operating system built specifically to play PC games. Valve reportedly has the support of many major industry players, and will be rolling it out this year. Before that, though, …

Valve Announces SteamOS, Brings Your PC To The Living Room
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Last year, Valve attempted to bring Steam to the living room through Big Picture. It worked well enough, but it required you to plug your PC directly into a TV. With its next breakthrough, Valve will now bring your PC …

Frostbite 3 Engine Brings Beautiful Destruction to Battlefield 4

At the recent Gamescom 2013, the folks at VG247.com had a chance to sit down with the creative director for DICE, Lars Gustavsson to discuss some of the concept of Levolution in the upcoming Battlefield 4. During the interview, Gustavsson …

As PCs Tank, Gaming Hardware Sales Are Steady As PCs Tank, Gaming Hardware Sales Are Steady
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PC shipments are falling, and fast. Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system was not enough to save PC manufacturers from a disappointing holiday season in 2012, and the quickly rising tablet market is beginning to cut out PC sales for …

Gameplay Video Offers An Extended Look at Payday 2

While the upcoming Payday 2 may not inspire rabid reactions in the vein of whatever iteration of Modern Warfare you’re enjoying, it’s hard to deny the appeal of the game that lets players cooperatively take down valuable scores. With the …

The Steam Summer Sale Is Here; Steam Currently Getting Crushed

If you’re a gamer, or, if you don’t like titles, someone who enjoys playing video games, today is something like Christmas. At least it should be. The reason for the “Christmas in July” feeling is, quite simply, because it has …

Steam Summer Sale Will Probably Start Tomorrow
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The Steam Summer sale is an annual event that’s about as exciting as Christmas. For two glorious weeks, pretty much every single game on Valve’s digital games portal is heavily discounted. For the price of one $60 game, gamers end …

Green Man Gaming Starts its Summer Sale

While the PC gaming world has been holding its breath for the imminent arrival of the yearly Steam summer sale and console owners are gearing up for both PlayStation Network and Xbox Live sales this week, Green Man Gaming (GMG) …

EA Wants To Grow Origin Beyond A Transaction Interface
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Too many PC gamers, Origin, EA’s digital storefront for PC game purchases, is a necessary evil, especially if you are one of those who wants to play Battlefield 3. That is, if gamers didn’t have to have Origin, they probably …

Nvidia Announces SHIELD Price Drop

While the video game world is primarily focusing on the upcoming iteration of the console wars–PS4!!! No!!! XBox One!!!!–some other companies that are making moves of their own, all in effort to bring PC/mobile gaming to additional outlets. One such …

Play Games Before They’re Released With Steam Early Access

Pre-loading on Steam has given gamers everywhere the chance to play a game the moment its released. Now Steam is taking that idea a step further – allowing gamers to play a game while it’s still in development. Steam Early …

EA Offers A Free Game To Those Troubled By SimCity’s Launch Woes

There’s no denying it – SimCity‘s launch was a massive failure. EA didn’t anticipate the demand, and its always-online DRM scheme failed to compensate for the massive load on the servers. It prevented thousands of players who legitimately purchased the …

Xi3 Piston “Steambox” To Cost $1,000, Preorders Now Open

At CES, we got a look at the first “Steambox.” It was called the Xi3 Piston, and it was seen as a very real challenge to incumbent console manufacturers as it packed the power of a gaming PC into a …

Check Out StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm’s Launch Trailer

For the past several weeks, Blizzard has been showing all the new features that will make their way into the upcoming StarCraft II expansion – Heart of the Swarm. Now the game is almost upon us, and Blizzard has just …

Blizzard Details eSports Support For StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm

One of the fastest growing subsets of gaming culture is eSports. Millions of people tune in every month to watch matches between the best players in games like StarCraft II, League of Legends and DOTA 2. With the next StarCraft …

Sega To Release Retro Themed Notebook PCs In March
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Sega bowed out of the hardware race in 2001 after the Dreamcast couldn’t keep up with Sony’s PlayStation 2. Since then, fans have prophesied the return of Sega hardware every September 9 in honor of the Dreamcast’s original release date …

Brütal Legend is Coming to PC, Beta is Live

Using the silliest press release in recent memory, Double Fine today announced that Brütal Legend will be coming to PCs soon. The title is already up for pre-order on Steam, and each pre-order comes with access to the multiplayer beta, …

Age Of Wonders 3 Brings Medieval Strategy To Your PC This Fall

The PC has seen a renaissance of late as certain franchises that haven’t seen any action for years are now getting sequels. The latest is Age of Wonders, which hasn’t seen a new game since 2003′s Shadow Magic. Triumph Studios, …