Windows 8 crashes 55 percent less and is 84 percent less frustrating than Windows 7, according to a new report.
Preorder Crysis 3 and receive the original game for the platform of your choice, free of charge.
The puzzle-platformer Planet in Distress may be too much heartache for one boy — and may put the player in distress as well.
A team of DigiPen graduates is redefining indie games by looking to the quality of triple-A.
Chief executive officer Max Schaefer explains where Torchlight II stands in the current action-RPG market.
Smartphones and tablets are soaking up more of the demand for main memory chips, compared to the PC.
EA and Insomniac Games’ upcoming multiplatform shooter puts alien technology in dangerous hands.
Gateways is a new puzzle-platformer that can teach us the benefits of learning from other games.
The PC game Terraria is headed to XBLA and PSN in early 2013.
Ubisoft’s next shooter is Thunder Wolves, a game from Hungary-based studio Most Wanted.
Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead earns a Golden Joystick nomination as another chapter of the story unfolds.
With everything from cost to content vying for your attention, how do you know the right time to play?
The developers of Wizorb and the designers behind Scott Pilgrim vs. The World need your help launching a new Metal Slug-type game.
The new SimCity will launch for Mac as well as PC in February 2013.
Meridian4 and Full Control have announced Frontline Tactics, a futuristic military strategy game with cross-platform support.
Electronic Arts and Nexon are launching their most authentic online title ever, setting a new gold standard for soccer games.
Chief executive Gabe Newell talks about gaming innovations and life at Valve.
Batman’s romp through interactive games has been spotty. We cover the highlights of the Caped Crusader’s pixelated and polygonal adventures.
Raspberry Pi, the tiny computer that fits in the palm of your hand and can run quite nicely, thank you very much, off four AA batteries, is now shipping in volume for about $33.
Upcoming PC game Hawken joins the ranks of mech series Robotech and Gundam with a web program.
If PC frustration is killing you slowly, the team at Jumpshot is here for you. This Kickstarter project exceeded its $25,000 goal in just two short days, with over 600 backers. Apparently, tech frustration is as pervasive as road rage.
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!
ShootMania Storm is developer Nadeo’s attempt at making a pure first-person shooter that gives players plenty of creative control. Can it recapture the success of TrackMania?
According to Forrester Research, tablets are rapidly becoming the primary device of choice for millions of people around the world. Sales of tablet computers in 2016 are predicted to hit 375 million, and 760 million tablets could be in use worldwide. Compared to the 56 million tablets purchased worldwide in 2011, that’s a compound annual-growth rate of 46 percent.
Jagex has today announced a brand new website and logo for its free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), Runescape. The browser-based game currently has over 175 million registered accounts, and is recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s most popular free-to-play MMORPG.
The potentially risky move of taking DC Universe Online , the massively multiplayer online (MMO) game from Sony Online Entertainment, to a free-to-play model, seems to have paid off, with large increases in revenue being reported .
A million new players have signed up for Sony Online Entertainment’s massively multiplayer online game DC Universe Online following its transition to a free-to-play business model last month, the company said.
HP will be keeping its PC division after all, according to a press released put out by the company today.
Intel executive Mooly Eden profiled a new kind of PC today while on stage at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. You don’t expect to be wowed by PC advances in this age of smartphones and tablets, but Eden said new PCs — super-thin laptops nicknamed “Ultrabooks” — will combine functions that please both the left brain and the right brain.
Two weeks after announcing that it might be spinning off its PC business, HP is following through: It just put the business up for sale.
Advanced Micro Devices regained some lost market share from Intel in the PC microprocessor market during the second quarter, according to market researcher IDC.
Soluto, winner of TechCrunch Disrupt New York 2010, has raised $10.5 million in a second round funding from Index Ventures. The company’s software specializes in the tangibly intangible: anti-frustration.
Talk about a major bummer — Duke Nukem Forever, a highly anticipated title that has been in developmental hell for more than a decade, is shaping up to be one of the most mediocre games of the year, according to critic reviews.
Great news for college students (and perhaps not so great news for parents): Microsoft announced today that it will offer a free Xbox 360 with 4 gigabytes of storage (a $199 value) to any student who purchases a Windows 7 computer for $699 or more.
Taiwanese computer giant Acer wants to be like Apple with premium products and high margins. Now it thinks it has a more promising future in tablets, Bloomberg reports.