BioWare's massively multiplayer blockbuster Star Wars: The Old Republic adds free-to-play and microtransactions this fall. This cantina is about to get a lot more crowded....
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The reboot of the venerable role-playing/Dungeons and Dragons masterpiece Baldur's Gate harnesses cross-platform play for its cooperative multiplayer when it releases this September for the PC, Mac, iPad, and Android systems.
Graphics processing company Nvidia showcases its latest achievements in visual beauty with "New Dawn," a tech demo featuring a beautifully rendered fairy in a magical forest environment.
Blizzard's massively multiplayer titan World of Warcraft gets its fourth expansion, Mists of Pandaria, on September 25.
Software protection company Uniloc accuses Minecraft developer Mojang on infringing an anti-piracy application patent.
S2 Games' popular multiplayer arena strategy title Heroes of Newerth unlocks its entire stable of playable heroes in a major patch update.
Developer Cliffhanger Productions seeks crowd-sourced backing for a massively multiplayer entry into the cyberpunk role-playing game franchise.
Is it too soon for another full-fledged sequel in the popular Battlefield first-person shooter franchise? Developer DICE doesn't think so.
Valve Software wants its digital distribution giant Steam on the Linux operating system.
Developer/publisher Electronic Arts announced today that its free-to-play, browser-based strategy game, Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances, hit over 1 million registered players within two months of its online launch.
Blizzard implements gold trading within its real money auction house for Diablo III. Is this a worthwhile addition to an already controversial trading system?
BioWare and EA announce Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar, a reboot of one of the most classic and beloved role-playing franchises within the industry.
Epic's upcoming zombie tower defense title utilizes the slick Unreal Engine 4 and is a PC exclusive.
Mass Effect 3's upcoming downloadable content pack, named Earth, brings the co-op multiplayer slugfests to the homefront with three Earth-based maps, new weapons, and a new (and punishing) difficulty tier.
CBS Films adapts the popular cyberpunk role-playing game into film in conjunction with developer Eidos-Montreal and publisher Square Enix. Producers Adrian Askarieh and Roy Lee sign on to the project.
Online gaming retailer Green Man Gaming merges with Playfire, a social network for gamers offering similar services such as Xfire and Raptr.
A PlayStation Vita gamer creates a custom, remote-connection app showing the PC version of Left 4 Dead on the PlayStation Vita. Developers, take note.
Blizzard admits Diablo III lacks sufficient end-game content for retaining a strong community.
In celebration of Independence Day, publisher Activision halves the price of all downloadable content for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops for one week. Cue the slowly waving American flag.
Ready for the race? Beta signups for LittleBigPlanet Karting go live, giving an early glimpse into the user-crafted tracks, weapons, and karts of the upcoming racer.