Steam Machines Will Ship Out On Friday, Beta Participants To Be Notified Today

Earlier this year, Valve introduced the world to its vision of bringing PC gaming to the living room with SteamOS and Steam Machines. While hardware makers won’t have Steam Machines on the market until next year, Valve said it would…

Battlefield 4 Open Beta Is Now Available For Preloading

The holiday shopping season is a time to shine for the video game industry, especially 2013. Because of the overwhelming hubbub generated by such things as releases as GTA V and the impending launch of the Xbox One and the…

‘Dark Souls II’ Beta Registration Begins, But Only For Europe

Just two weeks ago, Namco Bandai Games announced that a beta will be held for Dark Souls II. The beta is only for PlayStation 3 consoles, and the test will take place in both North America and Europe. Today the…

Flash Player 11.9, AIR 3.9 Beta Now Available

Do you like living on the edge? Does untested software excite you? If so, you might just want to enroll in a new beta rolling out this week. Adobe announced that the Flash Player 11.9 and AIR 3.9 betas are…

Dark Souls II PlayStation 3 Beta Announced

Namco Bandai Games, the publisher of Dark Souls in the west, today announced that it will be holding a closed beta test for the upcoming Dark Souls II. The test will begin on October 5 in Europe and North America,…

Scrolls Open Beta Starts June 3, Will Cost $20

How could Notch and his team at Mojang possibly follow up the incredibly successful Minecraft? I’m not so sure myself, but Notch has a few ideas. One of those ideas is a trading card game called Scrolls and its open…

Chrome Beta Gets Faster, Adds Notifications

Google Chrome already holds the distinction of being one of the fastest, if not the fastest, browsers around. Now Google is working to make it even faster with the latest update to its Chrome beta client. Google announced that Chrome…

Lightroom 5 Beta Now Available On Windows, Mac

Are you a professional photographer traveling the world looking for that perfect shot? Or are you an amateur photographer taking pictures of your dog on the weekends? In either scenario, you’re going to need some photo editing software to really…

Unity 4 Early Access Program Available To Windows 8 Developers

In just a few years, Unity has become a premier game development engine that has encouraged indie developers all around the world to create expansive titles for PC, consoles and mobile. With Unity 4, the engine is ready to take…

Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta Starts Today

As promised last week, EA and Crytek today released the multiplayer beta for Crysis 3. The beta is available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The beta includes two different team-based multiplayer modes – Hunter and Crash-Site. Hunter…

SimCity Beta Starts January 25, Registration is Live

Maxis, the developer of The Sims and SimCity today announced that a beta for the upcoming SimCity will take place starting January 25. The beta will run during that weekend, closing on January 28. The beta will give fans of…

God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta Starts January 8

While multiplayer battle modes may not be what God of War fans are most looking forward to in God of War: Ascension, Sony is certainly touting them as a major feature of the title. Today, Sony announced that gamers will…

Adobe Releases AIR And Flash Player Betas

Adobe is taking a two pronged approach to Web-based media going forward. The company has discontinued support for Flash on Android, but AIR is a more than worthy successor for the mobile Web. Flash is still going strong on desktop…

Facebook SDK 3.0 For iOS Now Available

Apple made waves when they announced that Facebook would be deeply integrated into iOS 6. To compliment the newfound integration, Facebook announced that they were working on a new SDK for iOS developers. It would improve upon the current SDK…

DUST 54 In Closed Beta, Open Beta Starts June 29th

EVE is getting a much needed high profile boost when the PS3/PS Vita game titled “DUST 514” comes out. The game will be directly connected to the ever expanding world of EVE and will feature missions dictated by the PC…

Guild Wars 2 Second Weekend Beta Coming June 8

Guild Wars 2 is probably the most anticipated MMO coming out this year. With that anticipation comes a lot of pressure on the ArenaNet to create the best game they possibly can. That’s why there’s no actual release date beyond…

Guild Wars 2 Delayed To Next Quarter According To GameStop

Guild Wars 2 is shaping up to be a game changer in the tired MMO genre. It needs a kick in the pants and Guild Wars 2 looks to be the game to do it. Heck, I hate MMOs and…

LittleBigPlanet Vita Has Beta Sign Ups Now!

I had the pleasure to participate in the beta for the very first LittleBigPlanet in 2008. It was my first Beta and was a great experience. Well now the boys over at Media Molecule are offering to you the same…

Mozilla Details Firefox Release Channels

I’m sure many of you know about Firefox and you probably even used it at one point or another. You might even still be a huge fan of the browser, like me, and become invested in testing out new features…

Firefox 13 Beta Adds Some Long-Awaited Updates

We covered the recently released beta for Opera 12 last week and it was awesome. So many new upgrades and updates made it feel like an entirely new beast. Mozilla thought it time to give us a taste of Firefox…