Alienware, Crytek Team Up on Lighting Software

By and large PC gamers simply want the best hardware they can afford to play the best-looking and best-performing games on any platform. Like with any hobby, though, there are those who take things further and need the aesthetics of…

Ryse: Son Of Rome Gets Its First Batch Of DLC

It was revealed last month that Ryse: Son of Rome would continue the proud tradition of games selling DLC season passes before it even comes out. We’re not even a month out from the Xbox One’s launch and we’re now…

Can SmartGlass Make Xbox One Games Better?

In 2012, Microsoft introduced SmartGlass for Xbox 360 to the world. It was Microsoft’s foray into the second screen gaming experience that Nintendo kicked off with the Wii U a year prior. Unlike Nintendo’s console, however, Microsoft would let you…

Ryse: Son Of Rome Gets Three New Gameplay Trailers

If you’re getting an Xbox One on November 22, chances are you’re also picking up Ryse: Son of Rome. The Crytek developed game has been incessantly pushed by Microsoft ever since it was revealed to be a launch title at…

Ryse: Son Of Rome To Get Season Pass

The online pass is all but dead. Long live the season pass. That seems to be the rallying cry of the games industry these days as more and more publishers abandon the much maligned online pass in favor of something…

Crytek Unveils New Cryengine At Gamescom

Cryengine has powered some of the most visually arresting games of the last generation with the Crysis series. Outside of Crytek’s own games, however, there haven’t been many games built on its middleware. That may all change with the latest…

Ryse: Son Of Rome Gets A 7-Minute Gameplay Demo

Ryse: Son of Rome was one of the more surprising games to be shown at E3. Most of us thought the title, which was originally intended for the Xbox 360 and Kinect, was canceled after hearing nothing about for two…

CryEngine 3 Displays Its Next-Gen Muscle In New Tech Demo

Epic Games made one heck of a splash with Unreal Engine 4. The next-generation engine has already proven its worth with two amazing tech demos that make the wait for the next-generation that much harder to bear. Of course, it’s…

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…

THQ Sold: Studios, Games Go to Sega, Ubisoft, and Others

The feeding frenzy over THQ took place yesterday, but no news of the event had leaked out until now. Kotaku has published an internal THQ memo from THQ CEO Brian Farrell and President Jason Rubin that details the sale of…