Editor’s Pick The Xbox One controller rumbles smarter, has better bandwidth, and is made for longer, more comfortable gaming sessions.
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Devastation is a fighting game (à la Street Fighter or BlazBlue) in card-game form.
Editor’s Pick GamesBeat’s editor-in-chief compares the two consoles in a few categories that matter the most.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft spent millions of dollars to get the face buttons to look the way they do. Why? Also, check out the much-improved triggers.
Editor’s Pick Today, we look at a completely redesigned D-pad and much grippier analog sticks.
Editor’s Pick Here is an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the $100M-plus creation of the Xbox One joypad. Today, we look at early prototypes and some crazy functions that didn’t make it in.
The new DualShock 4 joypad has new features like a touch pad and light bar, and developers are taking advantage in innovative fashion.
The Ultimate Edition of the DC Comics fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us, shows what the developers can do with the extra horsepower from the PlayStation 4.
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will bring much more than just improved graphics.
Memoir ’44 is the ideal, fast-paced board game for fans of Nintendo’s Advance Wars or just little green army men in general.
The game industry isn’t the same as it was when Sony launched the PlayStation 3. How does the PS4 fit into this new world order?
Editor’s Pick We wrap up our exclusive series with a look at the new components on the DualShock 4, plus its design and weight.
Editor’s Pick In part three, we examine how the face and shoulder buttons have changed (all for the better, by the way) for the DualShock 4.
Editor’s Pick In part two of our exclusive look at the PlayStation 4 controller, we see how Sony improved upon the things that will help you move, steer, aim, and more in the next generation.
Editor’s Pick An exclusive look at every detail on the PlayStation 4 controller. In part one, we look at the sometimes weird options Sony didn’t pick for the DualShock 4.
Our latest tabletop recommendation features incredible 8-bit artwork plus reverse dungeon-crawling. Think Dungeon Keeper, only played with cards.
Editor’s Pick The second game in our series is one of the wildest we’ve ever played. Imagine running a starship … with dice.
Editor’s Pick Our own reviewer, plus our industry analyst and a gaming professor, combine to score GTA V the highest out of all of our Threeviews to date.
We talk to Blue Manchu, creator of the fantastic Card Hunter, to see what’s wrong with the free-to-play model and how developers can overcome the stigmas.
We’re kicking off a new series that takes a look at must-play board or card games for fans of video or PC games.
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Having a hard time with this crazy asymmetrical multiplayer mode? Here are some basic tips for new players.
The developers of Zumba Fitness World Party gives us a good idea of the benefits and challenges of developing for the Xbox One.
Guest Post The chief creative officer at Kiloo thinks it’s a fantastic time to be developing mobile games.
Guest Post See how life under the big top prepared this former circus performer to run her own game studio.
Editor’s Pick The postapocalyptic action-survival game has been a hit with reviewers and consumers. But what does an analyst and a professor of game design think of it?
It’s time again for the most pointless kudos in all of games media: our annual E3 Non-Award Awards.
Editor’s Pick Our E3 2013 Game of the Show may not be that surprising, but our overall top three is. They’re all from the same genre.
The newest Wolfenstein is exploring new territory for the series: story and character development like you’ve never seen.
Dead Rising 3 is going next-gen. What’s changing for the zombie-slaying series?
SGN continues to grow in the social space while giants like Zynga close offices. What’s its secret?
Editor’s Pick Sony and Microsoft are hogging all the headlines at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. Where does the Wii U fit into all of this? The GamesBeat staff discusses.
It starts off with “more of the same” but quickly moves to “give me more.” New towers and plenty of little secrets make this one a must-play.
Guest Post Developers — for games or otherwise — tend to dig into too much data. Here are six metrics that you should ignore.
This “dark fairy tale” has some roots in the likes of Tim Burton, Monty Python, and more. Find out how its creator came to make such a twisted game.
Here’s a quick look at the new towers and heroes in the upcoming sequel to the tower-defense classic Kingdom Rush.
Editor’s Pick These review scores are quite interesting — and unexpected.
Sega wants it all: console, mobile, hardcore, and casual. How does this once-king of hardware deal with the challenges of being everything to everyone, everywhere?
The former University of Michigan star quarterback chats with us about who he plays in football video games and being the face of NCAA Football 14.