I'm not exclusively looking for fighting-game videos, but they seem to be headlining a lot of news sites lately. Luckily, we have Assassin's Creed 3 to balance it all out.
Here's an alternative point of view: Writing for free is exploitation, pure and simple.
Virtua Fighter series mascot Akira Yuki will be a playable character in the upcoming Dead or Alive 5 game, developer Team Ninja announced today. This marks the first time ever that the DoA franchise has opened its doors to characters from other fighting titles.
Zynga.com just went live. Announced last week, the web site is a new destination for Zynga’s gamers, who have been largely confined to playing games on Facebook.
I love medleys! Well, not all medleys. For example, I don't really enjoy vegetable medleys. But Zelda medleys? Bring them on.
Game designers Roque Devine (left) and Graeme Devine spoke at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
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Funzio has had a couple of big hits on Facebook and the iPhone with Crime City and Modern War. But now it is spreading out by launching its new game Kingdom Age as an exclusive on Google+ and taking Crime City to Android.
Facebook paid more than $1.4 billion to game developers (and other app makers) in 2011, according to a Facebook talk at the Game Developers Conference this morning.
6L, the social game company formerly known as 6waves Lolapps,is shifting its weight toward mobile games. The company has signed up 16 new independent developers as third-party partners and it plans to spend as much as $100,000 to market each major mobile title.
Numecent, a startup with an interesting new cloud technology for digital delivery, is spinning out Approxy as a new cloud-gaming startup. While Numecent will focus on the larger cloud computing opportunity, Approxy will focus on delivering instant-play high-definition games delivered to users from the cloud, or web-connected data centers.
Game designer Peter Molyneux discusses in detail how the latest Fable will use the Xbox 360′s Kinect in never-before-seen ways…and why he stores his iPad in his underwear (seriously).
As people increasingly consume (and create) nerdy Internet culture, I’m not surprised to see it spill over and manifest into a variety-show-party mashup like LeetUp.
Japanese gamers get all the best goodies — especially all the cool Dragon Quest accessories and items.
In two of the three major video game markets (Japan and the U.S.), Nintendo has come out on top in first-week sales of handheld gaming systems with its DS and 3DS consoles. But Sony has performed better in Europe, where the last-generation PlayStation Portable and the recently released PlayStation Vita have outperformed both DS devices.
Check the infographic below to see how these four portables fared in first-week sales across the three territories, and for comparison’s sake, see how eight major handheld platforms have sold in their lifetimes.
The Community Spotlight features some of the best unedited articles that didn't quite make the front page. This week, we celebrate the interactive magic of Star Wars, collect shiny things, write a letter to Battlefield 3 console players, and discuss the rising frequency of game updates and patches. Join us. And stay on target.
Hop into your favorite favorite time machine and rewind to 2002. Half-Life's modding scene roars with creative energy, and the community raves about the latest homebrewed handiwork: Natural Selection. From the start, it had the mark of a mod with staying power. The brainchild of creator Charlie "Flayra" Cleveland and a tribute to science fiction horror staples such as Alien, Natural Selection combined strategy, first-person shooter action, and good old piss-your-pants fear.
Not every video-game hero can defeat monsters by jumping on their head or eating them. Carefully inspect the following tools of destruction, and try to name them as well as the titles they're from.
Xbox Live Arcade’s latest shooter is no Sunday driver. But is speed (and a fascinating instant-mod “Dynamic Mutators” system) enough to keep this game competitive?
When you find yourself alone at the end of the world, not knowing what sort of catastrophic event destroyed nearly everything and everyone you knew, wondering about how much money you have should be the last thing on your mind. Thankfully, the developers at Supergiant Games avoided resorting to simple monetary values that would clearly have no worth in Bastion’s post-Calamity Caelondia. Instead, they incorporated bits and pieces of the old world into the new one. Known as Fragments, these small blue stones are relics of the past that act as the Kid’s primary form of currency throughout the game.
I'm not sure of a better way to kick off the weekend than overhearing "next stop, sexville" while waiting for the bus.