Catch up on a ton of video coverage from Spike’s VGX show.
A next-gen version of the Tomb Raider action-adventure reboot is coming to stores this January.
Square Enix makes a new announcement regarding the long-running Lara Croft character.
A number of game developers attempt to answer why we need female characters beyond reasons of ”diversity.”
As we celebrate the Fourth of July, our patriotic panel of game characters traitorously define what makes America so gosh-darn great.
If you want to go big on YouTube, you don’t want do be a big corporate brand or repurpose content from the nightly news. You do want to be in the gaming, entertainment, or comedy industries. And you most definitely want to have something to say.
The Ouya was an amazing idea, but the execution might do a disservice to the same independent games it wants to champion.
Capcom’s action-adventure title struggles to find its way amidst too much gameplay confusion, but much of what it does is shiny and new.
The company warns of the coming transformation of digital entertainment.
Sponsored Post Love them or hate them, Origin is having a “six days of action games” sale, with recently released titles such as Tomb Raider discounted as much as 50% off.
Our understanding of the average length and cost of games is changing thanks to the successes of indie and mobile.
Sponsored Post Announced just yesterday, you can now preorder Call of Duty: Ghost at multiple US retailers. We’ve compared the bonus offers available thus far.
What can designers do about the ludonarrative dissonance that exists when you try to mix a deep storyline with a shooter?
The female anatomy in Dragon’s Crown needs a lesson, and our panel of gender-sensitive game characters steps up to ride its controversial art style hard.
Square Enix continues to cut jobs in its Western offices.
A lot of females in games serve as eye candy, and they don’t represent the majority of women. Lara Croft, Tomb Raider’s protagonist, is different.
Sponsored Post Dead Island fan? Riptide brings you to a new island with more co-op zombie smashing.
BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider, Gears of War: Judgment, and God of War: Ascension top the software list.
Pay attention, Hollywood. “Amateur” cosplayers can teach you a thing or two about bringing our favorite video game characters to life.
Tomb Raider and BioShock perform well while Sony’s and Microsoft’s big boys fail to live up to the hype.
Sponsored Post For those of us who didn’t get Company of Heroes 2 beta access earlier this month, there’s always the option of forking over cold hard cash to get what you want.
This month, Required Listening speaks with veteran composer Garry Schyman about his work on BioShock Infinite and how he used simple string ensembles to bring the floating city Columbia to life.
Every action adventure game that tries to have a decent storyline runs into the dichotomy of the protagonist having to shoot hundreds of people. The problem is a simple mismatch of genres.
The new International Game Developers Association leader believes that fairness to women is a vital issue in the game business.
A predictable and simple tale nonetheless built a grand, beautiful presentation.
When a long-lasting series becomes outdated, developers often attempt to update it for a new generation. But is the industry holding itself back by rehashing old concepts and ideas?
Find out how Tomb Raider impressed one player with its pure, unadulterated fun factor.
Tomb Raider’s direction and character realization is fresh, but it doesn’t always maintain tone or originality.
Sponsored Post This week we see the release of two big titles: SimCity (in all its glorious server-connection error issues), and the well-received Tomb Raider. Both titles can currently be found on sale.
TressFX is a new hair-rendering technology included in the PC release of Tomb Raider. So is it impressive or a stylist’s nightmare?
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Required Listening is a new monthly feature celebrating game music and the people who create it. This month we look at Fire Emblem: Awakening, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Dead Space 3, and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and discuss the emotional inspiration for the new Tomb Raider score with composer Jason Graves.
Don’t listen to the controversy. Tomb Raider is a beautiful and brutal journey that easily ranks as one of the franchise’s best entries … assuming you’re not too much of a traditionalist.
AMD is delivering a bunch of games for free to people who buy its graphics cards.
Why is the Wii U’s GamePad controller causing some developers to hold back on porting titles to Nintendo’s new console?
A decent multiplayer mode will be a pleasant surprise for fans who only expected a great single-player game.
Game developers love using celebrities’ likenesses to shape their heroes and villains. Check out these 21 examples.
The world took offense at Dead Island: Riptide’s special edition statue of a headless bikini girl, but our panel of iconic game characters has suggestions for even worse replacements.
Game changers will include environmental events that can alter the course of battle.
My nongaming mother shares her opinions on The Last of Us, Dark Souls II, South Park: The Stick of Truth, and more of 2013′s biggest games.