Goat Simulator Launch Trailer Parodies Dead Island

Dead Island was one of the biggest disappointments of 2011. The game itself wasn’t bad – it was actually quite good. The disappointment came from how amazing the debut trailer was compared to the final game. Well, one of the…

Microsoft Hasn’t Given Up On PC Gaming Just Yet

In August of last year, it looked like Microsoft was finally getting serious about PC gaming again when it hired former Steam boss Jason Holtman. Those hoping for a PC gaming renaissance from Microsoft were met with disappoint last month…

Titanfall Is About To Get A Little Prettier On The PC

Titanfall is not an ugly game. It’s not exactly a pretty game either. Its use of the decade old Source engine ensures that it sits somewhere in the middle instead as a strong aesthetic makes up for its lack of…

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…

‘Shadowrun Returns’ Expansion Out Today

In the early days of gaming Kickstarter projects, Shadowrun Returns was one of the most successful. Gamers and industry figures watched as Harebrained Schemes raised $1.8 million and delivered a solid game. As a simplified turn-based tactical game with an…

‘Deus Ex: The Fall’ is Coming to PC

Square Enix today announced that Deus Ex: The Fall will be coming to PC on March 25. The game will be available through Steam on that date and will cost only $10. The Fall is an ambitious first-person action game…

‘Daylight’ Coming to PS4, PC on April 8

Leave it to the indie market to pick up the slack from larger publishers. The Amnesia series has proven that the survival horror genre is not dead, spawning a new trend with games such as Outlast and Slender. Zombie Studios…

Harmonix Unveils “Music Driven” Shooter ‘Chroma’

It’s been years since the Rock Band and Guitar Hero have been relevant. Like true rockstars the plastic instrument genre was a sensation that came on fast and burnt out before its time. Since then Harmonix has been finding more…

Jason Holtman Leaves Microsoft After Only Six Months

Microsoft and PC gamers aren’t the pals they once were. With the introduction of Games for Windows Live, Microsoft ensured that pretty much every PC gamer on the planet went to rival platforms, like Steam or Origin. It seemed like…

‘Shadowrun Returns’ Expansion Coming February 27

As one of the earliest Kickstarter video game campaigns, Shadowrun Returns has been quite a success story. Developer Harebrained Schemes managed to more than quadruple its Kickstarter goal and then finish the solid strategy RPG in a timely fashion. The…

PC Gaming Revenue to Hit $24 Billion by 2017

Throughout the last few years console game revenue has been falling. Much of this has been attributed to the rise of smartphone and tablet gaming, though the extended length of the previous console generation no doubt bears some of the…

SimCity Is Finally Getting An Offline Mode

One of the biggest blunders of 2013 was the launch of EA’s SimCity reboot. The PC game required an always online Internet connection which the developers at Maxis claimed was due to the game using cloud computing to generate cities…

‘Metal Gear Rising’ Coming to PC on January 9

Early in 2013 Konami released Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for consoles. Breaking away from the traditional “tactical espionage action” of the mainline Metal Gear Solid series, Revengeance is a fast-paced hack ‘n slash starring controversial series character Raiden. Today Konami…

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…

‘Star Wars Attack Squadrons’ Announced For PC

Though Star Wars games in recent years have been more about role-playing and dancing, Star Wars games do have a bright history of arcade-style space combat games. Today Disney announced a new title that draws on the history of the…

‘Just Cause 2’ Multiplayer Mod Comes to Steam

Grand Theft Auto V wowed gamers this year with its massive video game representation of Los Angeles and its surrounding areas. The fictional Los Santos, however, doesn’t hold a candle to the sprawling islands of Panau, the setting of Just…

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…

‘The Walking Dead: Season 2’ is Coming to PC on December 17

The sequel to one of the most critically-acclaimed games of 2012 will be released in less that two weeks. More specifically, the second “season” of Telltale’s The Walking Dead adventure game will be released for PC on December 17. Though…

‘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…

Here’s The First Third-Party Steam Machine

Earlier this year, Valve announced that it would be getting into the “console” market with the Steam Machine. As its name implies, it takes the PC and stuffs into a box that even the PC illiterate can understand. For now,…