Project Spark is part Fable, part LittleBigPlanet, and part Minecraft.
Developer Ska Studios responds to a Russian hacker’s excuse for pirating and rereleasing the game as a PC port.
The list includes new games from Remedy Entertainment, EA Sports, and more.
Microsoft apologizes for the short-sighted and insulting comments from one of its creative directors.
Creative director Adam Orth speaks out about always online and insults ”non-cities.”
A GameStop exclusive preorder bonus provides early access to a Gears of War: Judgement demo.
A slumping year at retail for video games ends with $3.21B spent at brick-and-mortar stores.
The Minecraft documentary is nearly upon us.
Forza Horizon developers give you tips, GamesBeat gives you Season Passes. But we both love you the same.
All I want for Christmas is a snowman made out of Minecraft blocks.
Developer 343 Industries prepares Halo 4′s Crimson Map Pack for a December 10 release.
Halo 4 map packs will be released in December, February, and April, confirms Microsoft.
GameStop, one of the world’s biggest game retailers, will cut its global footprint by about 1 percent.
Halo 4 developer 343 Industries provided around a dozen stats about its first-person shooter’s first five days.
The industry slipped again with new console sales down and software slipping compared to last year’s titles.
This special edition of Halo 4 doesn’t quite reach legendary status.
Find out when and how to unlock every weapon, ability, and specialization.
The developer is bringing a dozen 3D-heavy games to Microsoft’s latest operating system for mobile-phone devices.
A Map Pass will give players access to all three packs and a few special items at a discount.
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The visual effects supervisor from David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo directed this trailer that fills in small snippets of Master Chief’s life.
Epic Games’ new Seattle location is focusing on developing games using the Unreal 4 engine.
The racer, which isn’t even out yet, will get some dirt-road tracks in an expansion pack slated for December.
Consumer-information-tracking firm Nielsen researched customer anticipation for games this holiday and found that we just want more of the same.
Lionhead Studios is already working on its next games, but it will have a few less lion heads on the job.
An artificial-intelligence programmer and in-game combat designer have left Irrational Games to join Microsoft Game Studios five months before BioShock Infinite hits retail.
A leaked version of Halo 4 has found its way onto the Internet. Microsoft isn’t happy and is punishing everyone they find playing it online.
Forza Horizon can’t help but feel like a slick, focus-group tested, tired-slang slinging effort at times. But thankfully, the sandbox racing game has a heart.
Electronic Arts has a huge month and the 3DS continues to pick up steam, but the industry is still sluggish.
The Social Network’s visual effects lead directs the live-action short that explores the history of Master Chief.
The product pages for the two Sega HD remakes are currently broken on Xbox Live’s console marketplace but a workaround exists.
Users will be able to participate in polls and weigh in on the candidates’ responses using Xbox Live’s Election 2012 Hub app.
Developer Turn 10 Studios is working on a new racing game in the series after Forza Horizon.
The fighting game property has been out of work for years now. What could Microsoft have planned for it?
The most substantial Minecraft update includes new modes, areas, and content.
Xbox Live’s first free-to-play game is finally coming this fall, and it lets you murder your friends with cuteness.
The last game in Microsoft’s 2012 Xbox Live Summer of Arcade is gorgeous to look at, but is it anything more than that?
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has received a new patch to fix the old patch.
It’s time to replace Olympic diving and synchronized swimming with some real sports. We have some game-based events that’ll be perfect for the 2016 summer Olympics.
Chief executive Gabe Newell talks about gaming innovations and life at Valve.