Steam Holiday Sale Has Begun, ‘Arkham Origins’ Half Off

During this year’s Black Friday holiday shopping weekend, PC gamers were treated to this year’s Steam Autumn Sale. As expected, this sale was a small taste of the much larger sale that was to come. Today Valve launched its 2013…

‘Final Fantasy VIII’ Out Today on PC

Square Enix today announced that Final Fantasy VIII has been released as a downloadable title for PC. The game can be found on Steam and currently costs $12. As the follow-up to the beloved Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII…

Teaser Trailer For ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Game Hits at NYC Comic-Con

The video game movie tie-in industry is littered with failed attempts to capitalize on a popular movie; and by failed, I mean the games that usually tie-in to movies are hastily thrown together and easily forgotten. In other words, the…

SimCity Might Get An Offline Mode, Mod Support Is Coming

When SimCity launched earlier this year, it became the best example yet of why always-online DRM doesn’t work. The game suffered from inconsistent performance and random log outs as a result of the game’s requirement to always be online. At…

Is Half-Life 3 Actually Under Development?

Throwing the caution of attracting the ire of the The Answer Is No Twitter account, the idea of actually getting to play Half-Life 3 makes one take risks when it comes to article title conventions. The idea of the game…

Valve Announces SteamOS, Brings Your PC To The Living Room

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…

GameFly Opens PC Game Storefront, Gives Away Mafia II

For the past few years, GameFly has been the Netflix of gaming. Console gamers interested in trying out the latest games could simply add games to their queue and get them in the mail within a few days. Now GameFly…

New Football Manager 14 Trailer Focuses On Game Simulation Engine

Although many prefer their video game sports to be played on consoles with full team control and interactivity, there is a strong community supporting the sports simulation side of the genre. With the 2013 version having a consistently strong showing…

Total War: Rome 2 Preview Highlights Naval Battles

Clear your calendars because the time-sink that is the Total War real-time/turn-based hybrid strategy game is about to pay a return visit to the Roman Empire, allowing players to fulfill their Julius Caesar/world domination fantasies, one turn at a time.…

Battlefield 4 Video Shows Us Multiplayer, Ultra Graphics

Say what you will about Dice/EA’s upcoming sequel to their successful Battlefield series, especially when the latest iteration is still popular with the gamer community, the developers certainly now how to make a good looking game. Take this latest video,…

Game Mod Brings Dishonored Abilities To Skyrim

The alter, change, or build upon PC game code to add features, content, and/or, desired improvements is, of course, known as modding. Thanks to the largely unpaid efforts of these “amateur” programmers, many a game has been given new life,…

Virtual Reality Porn Arrives On The Oculus Rift

While Rule 34 dictates that if it exists, there is pornography of it, perhaps there should be an amendment or a subsection we can add to it; one that reads, “if it is capable of displaying porn, someone will make…

Rise Of The Triad Reboot Launches July 31

Apogee Software may not be a household name to many modern gamers, but PC gamers from the early 90s will remember the developer as being responsible for games like Rise of the Triad and the original Duke Nukem Trilogy. The…

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)…

Blizzard Talks Up New Features In StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, the next game in the StarCraft II trilogy, is quickly approaching. Some players may be content to keep playing Wings of Liberty, but others will want to jump on board the latest title to…

Amazon Now Offers In-App Purchasing Services To PC Game Developers

Amazon has always been a huge player in games retail, but the company is quickly becoming a major player in game development as well. It’s already heavily involved in mobile game development with a number of helpful APIs like GameCenter.…

Trials Evolution: Gold Edition Coming to PC on March 22

It’s almost as if Ubisoft and RedLynx are trying to upstage their recently detailed competition. The publisher and developer of the Trials series today announced that Trials Evolution: Gold Edition will be coming to PC on March 22. The title…

Valve “jumping” Into Gaming Hardware Creation

It’s been rumored for months now that Valve is working on creating their own game console. Aside from hiring hardware engineers, Valve striking out with their own hardware just seems to make sense. The company is already porting Steam games…

Star Wars: The Old Republic May Be Going Free-To-Play

For a minute there, it seemed like Star Wars: The Old Republic was going to be the next big MMO that could take on WoW at its own game. Interest in the game quickly wore off, however, and the developers…

Cyberpunk Video Game Announced by CD Projekt

Polish developer CD Projekt, the development studio behind The Witcher series of games, has announced it is developing a new “AAA” roleplaying video game based on the pen and paper RPG Cyberpunk. The announcement came as part of the CD…