Spare yourself a full week of non-stop coverage. Our panel of game characters spill their insider knowledge on everything that’ll happen at 2013′s Electronic Entertainment Expo.
Naughty Dog’s classic 3D platformer franchise rises once again on the PlayStation Vita.
Everyone’s favorite adventurer is looking for a new female co-star in this edition of Extra Hearts, GamesBeat’s dating site for video game characters.
Naughty Dog will let any PlayStation 3 user download and play Uncharted 3′s multiplayer for free.
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.
Microtransactions are creeping out of Facebook and into top-tier console franchises. Our bribe-proof panel of game characters weighs in on whether that’s a good thing, a bad thing, or just a thing.
The new PlayStation Super Slim is here. But should you buy this ugly console?
Coarse, irritating, gets everywhere…but sand makes great gaming-themed sculptures
The industry has littered gaming with great characters, but they’re often a bit…well, one-dimensional, so let’s have fun and watch some of the biggest icons in virtual entertainment act out of character.
Get an extended peek inside Uncharted developer Naughty Dog’s motion-capture studio, a state-of-the-art facility where cameras record actors covered in reflective balls that help computers capture movement data.
Fact: Max Payne shoots more rockets out of the air than Nathan Drake falls off of stuff.
We all love to use our imaginations to insert ourselves into our favorite video games. Well, Jeremy “Spyder” Gallant won’t have to fantasize about being in Uncharted anymore.
[Warning: spoilers coming for those who never did play Uncharted 3.]
Many gamers know the Uncharted series for its well-written characters and dialogue, but not everyone has experienced the fun stories of these PlayStation 3 exclusives. Well, thanks to YouTube user morphinapg, you can now watch each installment of the Uncharted trilogy as a movie.
Below you’ll find a listing of every GamesBeat game review to date. They are listed in reverse chronological order with the latest review appearing at the top. Note that the dates listed are for when the review was posted, not necessarily the actual release date for the game. That information, along with platform tested and more, can be found in the actual review.
The National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers (NAVGTR, pronounced “navigator”) announced its list of nominees for their 2012 NAVGTR video game awards. Voice actors Tom Sizemore and Tara Platt were on hand to present the nominations.
The organization plans to have a panel of game journalists and other industry folks debate the list and predict the winners during the PAX East festival this April. It will announce the winners shortly afterwards.
And the nominees are…
[vimeo 33998301 w=550 h=309] Last week, VentureBeat announced its Game of the Year choices. Now you can see the video of VentureBeat’s top game writers, Dean Takahashi and Sebastian Haley discussing the picks. Enjoy the talk and let us know your favorite game of the year in the comments below.
This year, with our ramped up our GamesBeat review team, we’ve taken our Game of the Year choices much more seriously than we have in the past. We asked our reviewers to select the semifinalists and then picked the final winners ourselves. But our vote on the best game of 2011 ended in a tie, so we had to hold a tie-breaker round to pick our winner.
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception is one of the best video games of the year. It is the flagship of Sony’s games on the PlayStation 3 this fall and shipped 3.8 million copies on its first day of sales on Nov. 1. We described it as one of the best but also one of the most annoying games yet in the series from Sony’s Naughty Dog studio.
For almost four years, we’ve been building out GamesBeat as VentureBeat’s game channel. We have held three annual GamesBeat conferences where the movers and shakers of the industry talk about the latest trends in games. Now we’re expanding to build an even better GamesBeat.
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is the fourth title in Ubisoft’s award-winning, multi-platinum franchise. Developed by multiple internal studios around the globe and spanning more than 400 individual team members, the Assassin’s Creed series needs to sell better than most in order to offset its undoubtedly massive production costs. But can Ubisoft sustain such an ambitious annual business model while still keeping the sequels fresh and compelling?
Sony’s Uncharted 3 Drakes Fortune shipped 3.8 million on its first day of sales on Nov. 1, the company announced today.
Editor's Pick NOTE: Each week, I’m writing a column on videogames called The DeanBeat that’s available to newsletter subscribers a day before it appears on the VentureBeat website. This week, my column was co-written with Matthew Lynley.
Editor’s note: This story contains some spoilers.
Naughty Dog will release a video game package that includes two blockbusters, Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves The bundle is due July 22, ahead of the release of its highly-anticipated third Uncharted game, according to ComputerandVideoGames.com.
Naughty Dog showed off Uncharted 3′s latest level at Sony’s press conference today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Calif.
Spike TV’s Video Game Awards have become the forum for introducing the biggest titles of the coming year. The eighth annual show aired tonight from the LA Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles, featuring celebrities such as host Neil Patrick Harris and footage from 13 upcoming video games.