We've roamed plenty of open worlds, but Watch Dogs gives you the freedom to be any kind of vigilante you want to be ... and the information to make those choices wisely.
Sometimes it's worth taking risks even if you're not sure of the rewards.
The latest Call of Juarez features of who's-who of historical outlaws and lawmen, but despite a few neat narrative tricks, it's still missing the essentials for a great American western.
See popular game characters re-create posters of blockbuster movies like Prometheus, Avatar, and The Dark Knight.
As President Obama authorizes a study on the effects of violent media, we turn to the real experts on video-game carnage -- our panel of video-game characters -- for a lasting solution.
For the fifth and final installment in our rundown of the most amusing virtual rewards, it's time to wrap this whole thing up with an eclectic mix of some of the unlockables that didn't quite fit into the other categories.
Everyone has a list of really important games they just haven't played, so we tricked some of the most influential people in the industry into revealing their piles of shame.
The game Need For Speed ProStreet wishes it had been....
The folks responsible for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim filed for a new trademark, and it seems likely that it is the title of the next round of downloadable content.
Halo, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Final Fantasy XIII, and more are given the retro treatment in this gallery.
The game technology and development company responsible for the tech in titles like Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and Max Payne 3 is coming to America.
Since launching in February, the PlayStation Vita really hasn’t had that “must own” title that every new piece of hardware needs. Well, enter Gravity Rush, an open-world, physics-bending game developed by Sony Computer Entertainment’s Japan Studio.
Show your love for modern video games like Asura's Wrath, Rayman Origins, and Dead Space 2 on Facebook with these neat Timeline cover pictures.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition became the most-played Xbox Live Arcade title in the first week of its release. Turns out digging for mono-colored boxes is actually fun.
Fact: Max Payne shoots more rockets out of the air than Nathan Drake falls off of stuff.
Video game endings tend to feel a lot like an afterthought. Whereas a bad movie only ever consumes two hours of your life, games can have you playing upwards of 100+ hours before reaching the finale, and quite often that …
Here are some of the stories that ran on GamesBeat this week. We’re running more articles exclusively in the GamesBeat section of VentureBeat, particularly when they’re mainly of interest to our game readers. The broader-interest posts will continue to run …
John Robertson has created a monster. The Australian stand-up comedian’s YouTube adventure game The Dark Room has been played over 220,000 times in less than three weeks. While many have entered The Dark Room, few have found their way out, …
Before there was Halo, there was XGirl, apparently. Former Angel Studios Chief Creative Officer Michael Limber lists some interesting design work on his online portfolio, including what he describes as an “interactive girlfriend project” for Microsoft for the launch of …
The summer has been something of a nightmare for the sales of video games in U.S. retail stores. In August, the trend continued as overall retail game sales fell 23 percent from a year ago, according to market researcher NPD …