News

Collapse
 

Half-Life Alyx Reveal Trailer, 4K Screens, and Release Date Announced

Valve is back.

It's been over 12 years. 12 years since the last Half-Life game was released. While it may not be Half-Life 3, Valve did today reveal Half-Life Alyx to the world. This is a new VR title for the PC that is set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2.

Valve is straight up calling this a "full-length" game that just happens to require a VR device to experience. Pre-orders are available now, months ahead of the game's currently planned release in March 2020. A pre-order discount brings the $59.99 (USD) price down...
 

Google Stadia is Out Today and Reportedly a 'Monumental Flop'

It's time for "good news, bad news."

For Google, today is a bit of a mixed bag. The good news for them is that they just soft launched their first dedicated gaming platform, Stadia. The bad news is that it's reportedly a "monumental flop."

Today, those who purchased the $130 Founder's Edition of Stadia are probably awaiting its delivery. The physical contents largely consisting of a unique Stadia controller and a Chromecast Ultra. Though you had to plunk down $130 for this, there was actually no guarantee that you would get...
 

Hey, Valve Just Announced a New Half-Life Game

Half-Life: Alyx is a flagship VR game from Valve.

It's taken 12 years, but Valve has finally announced a new Half-Life title. The studio formerly known for developing hats has just announced a "flagship VR" title called Half-Life: Alyx.

The company has billed it as a "flagship VR" game. It's reportedly prequel to at least Half-Life 2 and will be VR exclusive. We will have more information on this when the main reveal comes this Thursday, November 21. ...
 

Review: Journey for Elysium (PC VR)

A short trip to the afterlife.

For the past several months now, we have offered up glimpses of the story-driven VR adventure title Journey for Elysium. We saw a game that had a unique visual style, the promise of a story that would take us all to an afterlife, a world filled with architecture inspired by Greek mythology, and mind-bending puzzles to solve. The unique visual style was certainly eye catching, but I often wondered if the rest of the game would be able to hold up to this aesthetically pleasing presentation.

With the release of Journey...
 

Desert Bus for Hope 2019 Charity Event Underway

Better late than never.

We're just a few days late in sharing this news with you, but when it comes to charity: Better late than never, right?

The latest annual charity drive (get it?) that is Desert Bus for Hope is well underway. A group of people have already spent three days driving across the desert, in real time, in an effort to raise money for charity. In three days and 6 hours, the crew has already raised over $388,400 for the Child's Play charity. The team is still going strong after all this time.

For those that don't know,...
  •  
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Xbox One to Retail for $349 for a Limited Time Starting in November

    Xbox One to Retail for $349 for a Limited Time Starting in November

    Microsoft will drop the price of the Xbox One and select Xbox One bundles by $50 starting on November 2. This will put the starting price of the console at $349 (USD) from November 2 through to January 3, 2015 at many retailers.

    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • Extra Life 2014 - Over 24 Hours of Streaming for a Good Cause

    Extra Life 2014 - Over 24 Hours of Streaming for a Good Cause

    Extra Life 2014 is well underway for many people out there. Thousands of groups, individuals, and companies are coming together to do 24 hour long streams (or longer) all to raise money for a Children's Miracle Network Hospital of their choosing. That's right, every single penny raised goes towards a hospital that specializes in the care of children.

    So, what streams are going on?

    Well, GameSpot is now at hour 69 of their planned 100 hour marathon. Giant Bomb is about to to tick over to hour 49 of their planned 96 hour long marathon....
    See more | Go to post

  • How to Share Your PlayStation 4 Games with Your Friends Using Share Play

    How to Share Your PlayStation 4 Games with Your Friends Using Share Play

    Sony released a new trailer today that shows off the upcoming Share Play functionality coming to the PlayStation 4. This will effectively let you hand over a virtual controller to your friends to let them play your games, or join you in a "local" multiplayer games, for up to an hour at a time.


    Share Play will be included as part of the big PS4 system update slated for October 28....
    See more | Go to post

  • New Project Cars Trailer Gets Spooky with Some Night Racing

    New Project Cars Trailer Gets Spooky with Some Night Racing

    Check out some new gameplay footage for Project Cars from Slightly Mad Studios and Bandai Namco. The latest footage shows off the challenge that comes from racing not only at night but also with some nasty weather.

    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • The Opening Cinematic for The Witcher 3 Revealed Today, Watch "The Trail"

    The Opening Cinematic for The Witcher 3 Revealed Today, Watch "The Trail"

    CD Projekt RED released the opening cinematic for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt today. Enjoy your first glimpse at the opening of the game with "The Trail."

    The Witcher 3 is slated to arrive on February 24, 2015 for the PC, PS4, an...
    See more | Go to post

  • Catch Up on Over 50 New Facts for Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U

    Catch Up on Over 50 New Facts for Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U

    If you missed tonight's Nintendo Direct livestream for Super Smash Bros. on the Wii U, fret not. Nintendo has already uploaded the video that contains over 50 fresh facts for you to enjoy.

    Some of those facts include the reveal of MewTwo if you own both the 3DS and Wii U version of Smash, online tournaments included within the game itself, Amiibo stuff, a metric ton of mini-games and side games and games within games. There's a lot of stuff here, so kick back and relax Smash fans, you're in for a treat.

    Also, that announcer? ...
    See more | Go to post

  • A New Teaser Trailer and Steam Greenlight for Five Nights at Freddy's 2

    A New Teaser Trailer and Steam Greenlight for Five Nights at Freddy's 2

    Five Nights at Freddy's 2 has made its way onto Steam Greenlight. The sequel to the popular first game will take place once again at a children's theme restaurant.

    But you don't care about that, you want the new trailer and the new details, right?
    Welcome back to the new and improved Freddy Fazbear's Pizza! In Five Nights at Freddy's 2, the old and aging animatronics are joined by a new cast of characters. They are kid-friendly, updated with the latest in facial recognition technology, tied into local criminal databases, and promise to put on a
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • Microsoft Releases Kinect SDK 2.0 and PC Adapter Kit

    Microsoft Releases Kinect SDK 2.0 and PC Adapter Kit

    Earlier today, Microsoft announced that they have not only released the 2.0 SDK for the Kinect, but they have also released a new adapter kit for PC users.
    The Kinect SDK 2.0 is available today for you to download for free here. There are no fees for runtime licenses of commercial applications developed with the SDK. With over 200 improvements and updates to the SDK since we released the public preview in June, including enhancements to Visual Gesture Builder, Kinect Studio, and Kinect Fusion, we get you coding faster with a substantially more stable and
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • Nearly 60% of Carbine Studios Has Been Laid Off

    Nearly 60% of Carbine Studios Has Been Laid Off

    Carbine Studios, the development studio owned by NCsoft and developer of the recently released MMO WildStar has reportedly laid off about 60% of its entire studio. This comes from part of a larger "restructuring" by NCsoft West.

    The layoffs affected all levels of employees at Carbine. The only ones not impacted by the layoffs were ArenaNet.
    "Today we announced a restructuring of key operations within NC West. As a result of this restructuring, we are implementing staff reductions across our Western operations with the exclusion of ArenaNet. While
    ...
    See more | Go to post

  • 3D Realms Returns with a 32 Game Package

    3D Realms Returns with a 32 Game Package

    First off, 3D Realms is back from the dead! ... Sort of!
    Five years after shutting its doors, game-industry pioneer 3D Realms is back, including original team members like Scott Miller and Bryan Turner, as well as new additions like CEO Mike Nielsen, with 11 years of experience as CEO and founder of Coolshop.com, the biggest game distributor in Scandinavia, and vice president Frederik Schreiber, CEO of Interceptor Entertainment.
    Secondly, they are celebrating their return with a 48-hour sale on a 32-game package. For just $19.99 (USD) you can pick up...
    See more | Go to post

  • Updated Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is Confirmed for Xbox 360

    Updated Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is Confirmed for Xbox 360

    As a brief update to yesterday's news on the achievement list for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, it was confirmed today that the game will be coming to the Xbox 360.

    With it will come those previously mentioned achievements, a bump up to 720p resolution, better draw distances, and "improved graphics." What that means exactly isn't quite clear just yet.

    The game is slated to be released on October 26 through Xbox Live Games on Demand. There is no word on any updated version of the game for either the PlayStation platform or PC....
    See more | Go to post
There are no articles in this category.
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts
Please log in to your account to view your subscribed posts.
Working...
X