One of the great tech news stripteases in recent memory is the supposed development of a “Steam Box,” a home gaming system based on Valve’s beloved PC gaming service.
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It turns out that Far Cry 3 wasn’t really a hamfisted story of a manchild-turned-jungle warrior, lousy with offensive white colonialism tropes. It was actually a subversion of those things.
Or so says the game’s lead writer, …
Far Cry 3 is a virtual playground for hunting, climbing, shooting, stabbing and looting. In contrast to its predecessor, the nuisances of realism do not apply in Far Cry 3. All that matters is whether you have fun.
Think of the wildest, weirdest safe-for-work thing you’ve seen all year, and I promise it’s not as crazy-cool as this: an arcade control-stick with over a dozen push buttons that’s also a retro MIDI controller.
At last, Valve has admitted it: The giant of PC gaming plans to release a living room video game console based on its Steam distribution platform.
I’ve been spending some quality gaming time with four phone and tablet game controllers. Here’s what I thought of each one.
Today is the official fortieth anniversary of Atari’s Pong, the video game which introduced the world to video games. (There were earlier ones, but Pong, which was created by Al Alcorn and Nolan Bushnell, was the first big hit.)
Microsoft may be working on a smaller, cheaper alternative to its Xbox game console, one that would focus on streaming video and music rather than high-end gaming.
From Adventure to Zork, here are our picks for the All-TIME 100 greatest video games.
It sounds like the perfect public relations ploy: “Buy this game! Top secret military info revealed! Most realistic first-person shooter ever!”
A long time ago in a blog post far, far away, we received word that a Star Wars-ified version of Angry Birds would be making its way to Earth someday. That day is now here.
Rockstar finally announces a release timeframe for Grand Theft Auto V.