Bungie co-founder Jason Jones admits to tweaking pistols in Halo.
World of Warcraft has been losing subscribers, so free-to-play may be in the offing.
They’ll set the stage for GamesBeat 2013 coming in October.
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Miyamoto explains that Nintendo underestimated the difficulty of transitioning to HD development.
Starr Long helped Garriott make Tabula Rasa and Ultima Online. Now he’ll work on Shroud of the Avatar.
Survey asks players how they would feel about an expansion that adds bigger cities and a classic offline mode.
Game Freak set the new game in a France-like world.
Editor’s Pick Bing Gordon, the consiglieri to Mark Pincus, gets credit for luring Don Mattrick to the top job at Zynga.
Microsoft is preparing to upgrade its online service for its gaming console.
PlayFirst’s latest Diner Dash game came out last week but fell short of expectations.
Maybe it’s time for a switch. The Last of Us may be the peak of the zombie era, and Company of Heroes 2 could trigger a revival of World War II.
Microsoft is beefing up its Xbox Live reputation system to group trolls with one another in matchmaking.
Someone did the math and figured out how large and how expensive the castle from Super Mario 64 is.
MechWarrior Online crosses a major milestone and publisher IGP is looking toward the future.
Mobile games are the new tie-ins for Hollywood blockbusters.
Saints Row IV is addictive, action-packed, and hilarious.
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It’s not quite PlayStation Plus, but Microsoft has another free game for Xbox 360′s premium subscribers.
If you’re the best Halo 4 player around, prove that nothing can keep you down.
The NPD Group has made deals with nine publishers to start tracking digital sales.
One of the most eclectic developers around is working on something new.
Google serves up data on how widely used YouTube has become among gamers.
Ubisoft is investigating the security breach.
The Game Critics Awards gives six awards to Respawn/EA’s Titanfall.
North American and Russian players can get start dogfighting today.
The former creative director of the original SOCOM shooters turns to Kickstarter for his next title.
Wall Street itself liked the hiring of Mattrick, with Zynga’s stock rising another 10 percent this morning in addition to its 10 percent rise yesterday.
That doesn’t mean you’ll have to switch discs during gameplay.
The $5 add-on is available now on PlayStation Network and soon everywhere else.
Gree formed a close working relationship with IUGO Entertainment to publish a hit game.
TowerFall takes the top ranks on the new Android game console.
The Xbox One will get on just fine without Don Mattrick.
Preorder the next Call of Duty to get the Free Fall skyscraper multiplayer level.
The connections among the insiders at big game companies run deep.
Zynga shares spike on the news that Mattrick could take over as CEO.
Don Mattrick might be headed to Zynga to replace founder Mark Pincus as CEO.
The updated first-person shooter rushes to PC on July 31.
With more than 40 speakers, the track will focus on one of gaming’s hottest categories.
In the past, Sony was insular. This time, it has listened to partners and consumers.