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…