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  • Opinion: Xbox's Halo series may strike covenant with Showtime

    Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios (XES) may release its live-action version of Halo on traditional TV first before it delivers an interactive version to Xbox's Web-connected base of 48 million gamers. According to a report in Variety, the XES series currently in development with Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV may first be seen on Showtime, the U.S. pay cable channel.

  • Opinion: Free game alert: Dead Space is 'On the House' on Origin, but act fast

    While games from other publishers pop up on Origin here and there, much of EA's PC gaming platform is dedicated to selling titles made by EA itself--and one soon-to-expire promotion will get you the full version of one of the hottest games of yesteryear for free. Until May 8, EA's offering the highly regarded space horror game Dead Space for the low, low price of absolutely nothing on Origin.

  • Opinion: Hired gun: Newly revealed Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare stars Kevin Spacey

    Details are scarce, but Activision has revealed at least one noteworthy fact about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare: It'll star Kevin Spacey.

  • Opinion: You Should Play: Smash Hit

    These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

  • Opinion: In pictures: Massive EVE Online monument unveiled in Iceland's capital

    It's hard to describe how big EVE Online is in Iceland. I've been here for twelve hours so far, and it's like being bombarded with EVE propaganda. There are advertisements on bus stops, advertisements in the windows of fancy cafes--EVE is serious business for Reykjavik.

  • Opinion: You Should Play: Monument Valley

    These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

  • Opinion: PlayStation 4 update adds video editor, strips HDCP

    Budding YouTube personalities will love the latest update to Sony's PlayStation 4 system software. But even if you just like uploading the occasional video, Update 1.70 will be a big one.

  • Opinion: You Should Play: Sometimes You Die

    These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

  • Opinion: Oculus Pissed? Here are 6 Facebook-free virtual reality alternatives

    Facebook's plan to acquire Oculus VR for $2 billion has been as polarizing as you'd expect.

  • Opinion: Minecraft creator cancels Oculus Rift port talks after Facebook buy

    Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson just publicly added another major tech company to his black list. Last September, he called out Microsoft for ruining the PC with Windows 8. Now Persson says he's not going to work with Oculus VR after Facebook snapped up the virtual reality headset maker for $2 billion.

  • Opinion: You Should Play: Mikey Shorts

    These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

  • Opinion: You Should Play: Royal Revolt 2

    These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.

  • Opinion: The new Crazy Taxi City Rush is actually pretty calm

    The email came in from Sega's PR agent--"I can tell you that the title in question is the next sequel in the Crazy Taxi series." My heart soared. "All I Want" by The Offspring started reverberating through my head. My palms sweated.

  • Opinion: Crytek embraces Linux and SteamOS

    Valve's Steam Machine consoles are getting a shot in the arm from Crytek, which has promised native Linux support in its latest game engine.

  • Opinion: Titanfall (PC) impressions: Frenetically fun robot violence -- when the servers work

    I could probably write my Titanfall review right now. I've played about fifteen hours of the game, all-told. I've finished most of one of the multiplayer "campaigns," though everyone left our server before we completed the whole run. I've ranked higher than the beta's Level 14 cap. I've killed some people. I've killed some robots. I've run on some walls.

  • Opinion: Nvidia Shield's 'GameStream' PC streaming is a tantalizing taste of the future

    Lately it seems like everyone wants to help us get away from our gaming boxes. Sony lets you run PlayStation 4 games through a PlayStation Vita over Wi-Fi, and you can play certain Nintendo's Wii U games through its GamePad controller. Valve is also testing "in-home streaming" for its Steam service, allowing one PC to beam games to another on the same network.

  • Opinion: Eyes-on with Oculus Rift's 'Crystal Cove' VR prototype and first launch game

    I've seen the future. Again. In a two-floor, marble-and-glass Vegas suite, an unassuming headset perches near a tiny computer tower. They look almost comically understated within such ostentatious surroundings.

  • Opinion: Slimmer PlayStation Vita set for US debut this spring

    Somewhere there's a Sony executive frantically pounding on the chest of a PlayStation Vita to the rythym of The Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive." "Don't worry, Vita!" he's crying. "We'll make your already-sexy-hardware even sexier. Then they'll have to buy it! Live, damn it! Live!"

  • Opinion: Microsoft working on Kindle-like Xbox reading app for Windows 8

    Microsoft's getting ready to follow Amazon, Apple, and Google into the reading game with an app for Windows to peruse e-books, magazines, and comics. The new app appears be part of Microsoft's cross-platform Xbox entertainment services, which currently include Xbox Music and Video.

  • Opinion: You Should Play: Lollipop 3 and the Eggs of Doom

    These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.



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