Looking at the Dreamcast lineup for 2013, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Sega’s 15-year-old system had never gone away.
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The Nintendo Entertainment System, now nearly 30 years old, is not just a platform for fueling misty-eyed nostalgia. Gamers also embracing a growing homebrew scene that's resulting in new physical releases for the aging, but far from dead, gray box.
Editor's Pick The SNES is far from dead. This year it will receive two new official cartridge releases. Lost gem Nightmare Busters, and a completely new SNES title from the creators of Pier Solar.
Sidekick Cycle is a smartphone game that hopes to engage players in worthwhile causes.
Editor's Pick Nearly 20 years after its retail demise, the Atari Jaguar is set to host a stunning version of the classic adventure game Out of This World. Original creator Eric Chahi and Jaguar programmer Sebastian Briais discuss this unlikely port.
Editor's Pick Time and technology has moved on since 1983, but the Commodore 64 continues to survive as a viable gaming platform, supported by a dedicated homebrew scene that's combining old school programming skills with a modern-day indie mentality.
Forget the next-generation speculation. Gaming in 2013 is all about the Intellivision, Mattel Electronics' 1979 home entertainment console.
With over 20 billion games downloaded across all smartphone and tablet platforms in 2012, the mobile gaming market is shifting inexorably away from dedicated handheld consoles.
North Americans spent $14.80 billion on video game content last year, but less than half this total was on new, physical releases.
8 fan-made GTA V trailers should help ease the pain of an 8 month wait for the game to release. Minecraft, Lego bricks, Battlefield 3, old GTA games, Mario, and the real-life streets of Rio De Janeiro. They're all represented here.
San-Francisco based start-up WibiData is gamifying its recruitment process, by using a custom modified version of Portal 2 to help find new employees.
Lode Runner Classic, a remastered version of the classic 1983 video game, releases for iOS and Android smartphone devices today.
Eccentric, unnecessary, and often downright insane, here are the inductees into GamesBeat’s Kickstarter gaming gadget hall of shame.
Here are ten of the best game trailers to grace our screens during 2012. They represent a cross-section of the gaming world, and feature a variety of styles and budgets. The one thing they have in common? They’re done right.
Editor's Pick Toys based on video games are nothing new, but what does the gaming industry think of Gears of War toys being marketed directly at eight-year-old kids?
Capcom set up a human butcher shop in London to promote Resident Evil 6. GamesBeat went along to grab some photographs of the horrors on display.
Is storytelling irrelevant to MMOs, or does it just need improvement? RuneScape mods Dave and Mark share the secrets of engaging millions in a story.
Free to play is the future of gaming, even for traditional game publishers, according to Jagex Games Studio CEO Mark Gerhard. He talks to GamesBeat about the rush to the free-to-play model, Jagex's potential market value, and the development of upcoming MMO Transformers Universe.
8 billion fish caught, a player dying every 27 seconds, 58,000 times more gold than Fort Knox...check out this fascinating infographic for RuneScape, holder of the Guinness World Record for the most popular free-to-play massively multiplayer online game.
A teenager in Taiwan collapsed and died at the weekend, after spending 40 hours playing the popular PC action role-playing game Diablo III.