Sci-fi author John Beiswenger believes there are similarities between the Assassin’s Creed storyline and his 2002 novel Link.
THQ reported today that it will have higher revenue than previously expected for the fourth fiscal quarter ending March 31. The original expectations for the fourth quarter 2012 revenues was previously $130 million to $150 million. Today’s preliminary unaudited report from THQ shows a much higher $160 million to $170 million, an increase of $20 to $30 million.
Aeria Games announced today that it has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Sony’s So-net Entertainment subsidiary. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based maker of multiplayer online games will use the money to expand further in the fast-growing free-to-play segment.
Kickstarter continues to pay off for the established folks, but the real test will be projects like the guy who's buying all the LEGOs.
Intel beat analysts’ expectations for its earnings for the first quarter today, getting the new year of PC chip sales off to a good start.
Halo 4, the eighth installment of the long-running Xbox franchise, will launch on Nov. 6. The game is the latest in a series that has sold more than 40 million units — or more than $2 billion in sales at retail — in the past decade.
The numbers are in from this month’s IGN Pro League (IPL) gaming competition, and they’re record-breakers of a kind. IGN boasts of drawing 346,000 streaming spectators at the tournament’s peak and more than 3 million unique viewers over all three days of the event, described as “the largest-ever online viewership for an eSports event held outside of Korea.”
You shouldn’t be able to beat The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in 23 minutes and 29 seconds, but thanks to some truly bizarre glitches, you actually can accomplish this incredible feat.
Speed runs are nothing new. Players bored with merely plowing through their favorite titles until they hit a “game over” screen have made their own fun by trying to complete the experience in record time. While the best speed runners rely on fast reflexes and skills (a single mistake can ruin an entire attempt), many also take advantage of glitches to secure the top spot on the leaderboards.
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E3 Blips already? Good, I hate being in my twenties anyways. Let's get to 30 as quickly as possible! Thanks a lot, relentless march of time.
April hasn't been quite as exciting as March in terms of releases, but we can always pass the time watching videos for games that are going to release soon!
Have you ever seen Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator? It's a spectacular movie that mocked and criticized Hitler and the Nazis way back in 1940 way before doing it was cool. So, what does that have to do with video games? Well, nothing…if someone hadn't put the final speech from that film into a Team Fortress 2 machinima. I know, it shouldn't make any sense together; just watch the video. It's surprisingly emotional.
We’ve got the collector’s edition of Ninja Gaiden 3 to give away. That’s better than a fistful of throwing stars.
Electronic Arts has an internal shakeup in the works, according to several reports around the web today. While EA representatives claim that the world’s biggest games publisher is still on an even keel, the worst accounts claim that more than 10 percent of the company’s staff could be on its way out the door.
The WTFast service is supposedly an accelerator of the connection between clients and servers which potentially increases the responsiveness of online games. I was skeptical, so I went in search of more data.
Skullgirls takes inspiration equally from Tex Avery cartoons and Marvel Vs. Capcom. This hand-drawn, all-women fighter engages players with great animation and features aimed at hardcore fans.
Sony said today that the PlayStation Network will go down for scheduled maintenance on Monday, starting at 6 a.m. Pacific time.