This astounding costume was crafted by two French cosplayers.
PAX Prime is sold out, huh? While that is very sad for a lot of us, we have some alternative conventions that may fill that social void in your schedule.
The Community Spotlight features some of the best unedited articles that didn't quite make the front page. This week, we go hands-on with Guild Wars 2, continue our quest in Shadow of the Colossus, make a wish list for Elder Scrolls Online, and more. Warm up your Thu'um and read on.
The Star Fox games don’t skimp on theatricality. As part of the pantheon representing Nintendo’s golden age of gaming masterpieces, Star Fox brought space combat, barrel rolls, and various woodland creatures into a bundle of pure awesomeness that somehow simultaneously made perfect sense. YouTube user "rickonami" spruced up the game’s traditionally epic intro cinematic with enhanced graphics and effects — a worthwhile homage to one of the best space-combat games ever made to date.
Reviewers assemble!!! Sorry, I'm excited to go see The Avengers tonight. Until then, I'm going to enjoy some community reviews. You should, too!
The new subscription business model for Microsoft's Xbox 360 console alleged in The Verge's exclusive report has me incredibly troubled.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best games stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II pre-orders for the first day after the announcement of the game have beaten first-day pre-orders for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Black Ops II has beaten Modern Warfare 3′s pre-orders on Amazon by 30 percent.
At a time when the largest industry in entertainment is focused on the next big thing, it’s easy to forget the past of video games. Who is helping ensure that our gaming heritage is preserved for future generations to enjoy, study, and learn from?
With a month to go before this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo video game trade show (E3), rumors are surfacing about next-generation console announcements. We’re not likely to hear much about what sort of features they’ll have for a while with the exception of Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U, which is launching this fall.
Activision Blizzard will report its first-fiscal-quarter earnings on Wednesday, May 9, after the market close. This will come two days after its arch-rival Electronic Arts reports its earnings, and the two together will paint a better picture of the grudge match between EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic and Activision Blizzard’s flagship online game World of Warcraft.
I have a problem, and a very serious one at that. I am addicted to any and all things plastered with Dragon Quest references – especially if that reference comes in the form of a slime.
PAX Prime 2012 is now sold out of all three- and single-day badges.
Once again, we turn to gaming’s marksmen to headshoot us with truth bullets!
Qualcomm wants gamers to know that it’s serious about them. That’s why the mobile chip maker is planning a record-breaking event at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) game trade show in June.
Bethesda just announced the Elder Scrolls Online which will include all of Tamriel, only a millennium before the events of company’s most recent release, Skyrim.
Activision Blizzard’s latest entry in the blockbuster video game series generated four times as many messages on social networks, according to market analyst Nielsen Media.
Welcome to an especially swampy installment of the News Blips. My air conditioner broke, so the act of writing is physically demanding enough to cause my eyeballs to sweat out.
In Call of Duty: Black Ops II, a terrorist leader takes over America’s drone and robot armies and turns them against their creators. But some gamers have reacted to this scenario — set in 2025 — with scepticism.
Any fan of classic, 2D side-scrollers knows that you usually want to move to the right. It's a pretty simple law of retro gaming, but the video posted below takes the simple, horizontal act and elevates it to motivational and epic proportions. Move over Rocky running up a bunch of steps. You can't touch the simple act of video game characters moving right.
While developers referencing other companies’ games is nothing new, a few game makers have gone all-out with their nods to other titles.
A count of daily active users for smash-hit app Draw Something reveals a loss of 3 million players in a 30-day period.
Leisure Suit Larry will live again in the land of the lounge lizards.
The second exclusive Pre-Mortem for King’s Bounty: Warriors of the North, where an individual team member discusses specific aspects of the game, shedding light on the decisions made, sources of inspiration, and much more.
Microsoft and Motorola Mobility are locked in a bitter patent suit regarding the use of H.264 video compression and encoding. The ongoing legal battle lead to German courts issuing an injunction that could halt the sales and distribution of the Xbox 360, Windows 7 software, and even Internet Explorer in the country.