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,…