Beyond: Two Souls Is Coming October 8th, Just Got Dafoe'd

Sony has just revealed that Beyond: Two Souls will be bringing its innumerable polygons to PS3 on October 8th. The announcement eschews any mention of PS4, but does have some extra flavor. Dafoe flavor. Yes, the rumor that Willem Dafoe is part of Quantic Dream's ambitious title is true, despite David Cage's denial of… » 3/01/13 12:00pm 3/01/13 12:00pm

Should Competitive Gaming Be On National TV? Experts Are Divided.

Competitive gaming has millions of fans. Its biggest stars earn six-figure salaries. Yet it's nowhere to be found on American television. You may happen upon bowling, lumberjack contests, or even rock-paper-scissors while channel surfing, but nary a match of StarCraft or League of Legends. » 2/28/13 9:00am 2/28/13 9:00am

You Can Play Bomberman Online Against Hundreds Of People Right Now

You no longer have to imagine a world in which you can jump into a 1,000 player Bomberman match at any moment, for free, through your browser. Thanks to Bombermine, that world is now a reality. Judging by their sparse Twitter, the Bombermine team launched this addictive MMO game less than 48 hours ago and already the… » 2/27/13 1:00pm 2/27/13 1:00pm

Murdered: Soul Suspect, Square Enix's Newest Game, Is Out Early 2014…

Last week, Square Enix announced a secretive new title, Murdered: Soul Suspect. While a series of online puzzles have already revealed some cryptic images, today we have a teaser trailer and concrete information straight from Square Enix that the title will be out for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC... in 2014. » 2/20/13 11:45am 2/20/13 11:45am

EA And Zynga Are Done Suing Each Other Over A Facebook Game

EA and Zynga have been tied up in mutual lawsuits over their Facebook games The Sims Social and The Ville since last year, but All Things Digital is reporting that today both cases were dismissed in California court. The companies issued the statement that "EA and Zynga have resolved their respective claims and have… » 2/15/13 2:45pm 2/15/13 2:45pm

I Played 30 Minutes Of Insomniac's Fuse. It's Pretty Good.

Insomniac's upcoming third-person shooter Fuse is a game built around switching: in its history, its design, and its execution. During a preview event that EA held in New York yesterday to show off the game, I got a closer look at all three elements. » 2/14/13 1:30pm 2/14/13 1:30pm

These Toys Give Us The Best Look At Man Of Steel's Villain Yet

With Zack Snyder's Man of Steel movie arriving on June 14th, more details of his take on Superman's world are hitting the internet. Yesterday, among the trading cards, maquettes, and plushes at Toy Fair, we spotted your boy Kal-El and three other characters from the film in these gorgeous new toys from DC Collectibles. » 2/11/13 12:30pm 2/11/13 12:30pm

The People Who Made Bulletstorm Are Making A 'Weird Fiction Horror' Game

The high-ranking members who left Bulletstorm studio People Can Fly last August have just announced their first game, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. The studio—called The Astronauts—was founded by Adrian Chmielarz (former People Can Fly creative director), Andrzej Poznanski and Michal Kosieradzki, and they plan to… » 2/06/13 11:45am 2/06/13 11:45am

After A Decade Off, The Age of Wonders Series Is Returning

Starting off the morning with a blast from the past (in more ways than one) developer Triumph Studios has announced Age of Wonders III, a new sequel for their turn-based strategy series that has been dormant since 2003. While specific gameplay details are still sparse, it will definitely be expanding on the model… » 2/06/13 11:00am 2/06/13 11:00am

Crusader Kings II's Newest Expansion Will Make You A Viking

Hyper-complex medieval strategy game and one of our 2012 GOTY nominees Crusader Kings II has a new expansion on the way, and the announcement trailer just hit the web. Old Gods will place you back in good ol' 867 AD, when Vikings ruled the land and seas. This pagan-themed jaunt will offer "hundreds of new events,"… » 2/04/13 12:15pm 2/04/13 12:15pm

How Gaming Helps Me Get Over My Fear Of Flying

My Apple iPad 2. Crisp display with a density of 132 ppi. Reacts to multi-touch gestures. Contains accelerometer, gyroscope. Reacts to involuntary shakes in hands. Enough battery life to last the majority of a cross country flight. Reacts poorly to excessive, clammy sweating. Does not register uncontrolled clenching… » 1/30/13 2:00pm 1/30/13 2:00pm

In Emotional Video, Chris Taylor Says He's 'Fearful' About Wildman

Just last week we learned that Chris Taylor, the developer behind Dungeon Siege and Supreme Commander, was forced to lay off a significant number of people from his company Gas Powered Games after the Kickstarter campaign for their game Wildman was met with underwhelming funding rates. Yesterday, in an hour long… » 1/28/13 2:30pm 1/28/13 2:30pm

StarCraft's New Replay System Lets You Pretend To Be A Pro

In a patch to the Heart of the Swarm beta released yesterday, Blizzard added some much-needed—and dare I say awesome—new features to StarCraft II. And they all had to do with replay. » 1/25/13 12:30pm 1/25/13 12:30pm

The Ouya Controller Will Change, Because Developers Complained About It

In a post on their website yesterday, the team behind open source console Ouya announced some changes to their controller based on repeated complaints they've received from developers. As one of the highest funded Kickstarter projects ever, the Ouya team has been insistent on working with their investors, and at… » 1/25/13 11:00am 1/25/13 11:00am

Tekken Is Getting Its Very Own Virtual (And Real-Life) Card Game

The King of Iron Fist Tournament will be raging on in 2013, this time with the fiercest weapon of them all: playing cards. Namco Bandai Games has just announced Tekken Card Tournament, a mobile/real world card game that is set to launch "in the next few weeks." Tekken and card gaming: a match made in... somewhere… » 1/21/13 2:30pm 1/21/13 2:30pm

Forget Power, Says The Guy Behind Ninja Gaiden 3—Wii U Is Next-Gen…

The debate over the Wii U's "next-generation" status rages on. The latest combatant is Yosuke Hayashi, head of Team Ninja—the Tecmo studio responsible for the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive series, among others. While the console is technically "next-generation"—it did come after the Wii—Hayashi was still compelled… » 1/07/13 6:30pm 1/07/13 6:30pm