Video game sales at retail stores have been sinking this year. But 67 percent of all gamers have reported buying at least one game in either a physical or digital form in the past three months, according to market researcher …
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game trade show in Los Angeles was full of glitzy press conferences (like Ubisoft’s, pictured above). So many big companies were acting like it was business as usual. They showed games that were the …
First-person shooter games have become a multibillion-dollar market. But no one has really succeeded in the massively multiplayer online space with high-end hardcore shooters. Sony Online Entertainment hopes to change that with the upcoming launch of Planetside 2. John Smedley, …
Learn guitar while playing video games. What's not to like? Turns out, it depends on how you like to play and learn.
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.
This year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game trade show had all the potential for disruption but none of the follow-through.
Always nipping at the edges of the game industry, Apple and Samsung have the means to exterminate the video …
We've corralled the entirety of our E3 2012 coverage from the showfloors, meeting rooms, conference halls, and beyond. If you missed out -- or need a refresher -- on GamesBeat's E3 coverage, take a look here!
Crytek's leaders believe their CryEngine is the best
We analyzed over 16,000 comments on the NeoGAF forums to see how gamers reacted to Nintendo's E3 2012 press conference.
We analyzed over 16,000 comments on the NeoGAF forums to see how gamers reacted to Sony's E3 2012 press conference.
We analyzed over 16,000 comments on the NeoGAF forums to see how gamers reacted to Microsoft's E3 2012 press conference.
Established and new video game companies are moving to the mobile side of the industry, bowing to the inevitable.
We left the industry trade show with very different opinions on what we saw. Here are our final thoughts.
In one of the coolest sounding cross-platform schemes we've seen, Ubisoft's upcoming open-world hacking playground Watch Dogs allows players to interact with each other's games through a companion mobile app. It's time for some technological warfare.
Brian Farrell, chief executive of embattled video game publisher THQ, has endured a lot of criticism in the past year as investors have pummeled the company’s stock price and watched as Farrell has had to make cutback after cutback in …
The 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) was the year of dubstep.
Ascension's senior game designer spent some time with GamesBeat and broke down in detail just exactly what's new with this God of War. Warning: Hardcore details ahead!
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is Valve's effort in transporting PC shooter classic Counter-Strike onto consoles, and the game's straightforward design surprisingly shines.
UPDATE: Congratulations to Ryan H. (@kancer) for winning our giveaway.
GamesBeat is your source for some of the best coverage of the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo, and we’re also your hookup for some genuine E3 swag. We brought a few …
Developer Eurocom's 007 Legends is a full-fledged tribute to the James Bond film franchise's 50th anniversary. Just one problem: Where did Bond go?