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Is Microsoft Taking Pages From The Book of Steam?

Those paying close attention to Xbox Live sales, whether for Gold members or otherwise, may have noticed that Microsoft started something up a couple days ago, a big “countdown to 2014” sale featuring a slew of good deals, including a...

What's the Biggest Draw on Kickstarter?

We all know that Kickstarter is a very big deal when it comes to gadgets and the like. It's not hard to see new projects there most every day, from books to gadgets and even, sometimes, new food concoctions. But...

Microsoft is Down Against Sony in the Console Wars, But Is There Hope Ahead?

The numbers tell the story so far, and the story is not a good one for Microsoft. Online shopping portal BuyVia makes the numbers very clear, and both demand and interest in the PlayStation 4 is outstripping that of the...

E-Sports: Opportunities and Challenges Abound

It's the kind of concept that parents dread and kids embrace with a fervor some might reserve for religion: the idea that possibly, one day, a particularly impressive video gaming record could elevate a gamer to the levels of the...

State of Decay: Breakdown Proves There's Still Life In The Xbox 360

So admittedly, when I first got a glimpse of the new "State of Decay" download, "Breakdown," I was concerned. A meager four megabytes was supposed to be a worthwhile augmentation? The subsequent 91 megabyte patch certainly helped things, but how...

Three Things To Be Thankful For In Gaming

And now, with Thanksgiving winding to its inevitable close, and the events of the longish weekend stretching out before us, it's worth taking a step back and looking at all the things out there that make us thankful. Of course,...

Is There Value In Console Gaming Bundles?

While rummaging through the great piles of gaming news that come out in a day, I caught sight of something that took my notice, and got me to thinking. Specifically, the word about the newest Humble Bundle that's jammed full...

Selling Like Hotcakes: The Popularity of PAX East 2014

A few hours ago, three-day badges for the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) East show went on sale, at the impressive price of $75. 35 minutes later, said badges had completely sold out. Despite limits designed to get more badges into...

An Exciting New Perspective in Gaming: First Person

One of the things that's always caught my attention about the Fallout and Elder Scrolls series are the combination of deep RPG gaming with the immersive quality of first-person gameplay in a wide open space that often kept me from...

Can Valve's Steam Machines Roll Over The Living Room?

Today was the big day for the second of three announcements from Valve, and the news today was focused distinctly on hardware. From the SteamOS that would power such hardware to the hardware itself, Valve is really opening up some...

Is SteamOS the Start of a Living Room Destabilization?

The idea of a PC in the living room is really nothing new. Why should it be? PCs these days connect to an HD television just as easily as a monitor thanks to included HDMI ports, and a computer can...

A Gamer Revolt At Dragons Of Atlantis Shows Importance of Customer Service

Free to play games have long been a difficult balancing act. People's interest in paying for a free to play game is commonly low—said gamers didn't show up looking for a “cheap to play” title—yet by like token a game...

Imminent Next Gen Doesn't Slow Gamers Buying Much

A new report has emerged from the NPD Group that suggests that gaming purchases haven't slowed down much even with the imminent arrival of next generation consoles. The numbers tell an interesting story, but considering the numbers in the broader...

Gaming's Huge Surprise Demographic: Moms

When it comes to video gaming, we normally consider the kids first, then not too far behind them, the older folks who've been at it for a while. While debate has been going on for some time about the idea...

Where's The Cash In Mobile Gaming?

A new survey from EEDAR—a company specializing in research into the gaming market—has recently unveiled some unexpected truths about the field, specifically, who's spending money on mobile gaming, and several other facts besides.The EEDAR survey covered fully 3,000 mobile gamers,...

Digital Delivery And The Summer Sales Numbers

When it comes to the video game market, we appear to be on the cusp of something very big. A sea change, really, in the way that video games reach our systems and how we interact with same. It was...

Can The Xbox One Keep Its Cool?

When the Xbox 360 first made its appearance, it looked like a clear winner was in the offing. Not only were there more games on hand, but the system actually cost significantly less than its competitor, the PlayStation 3. But...

MMOs Set To Make A Huge Mark In Consoles

Recently, we took a look at the concept of open world gaming, and showed that there was quite a bit in the field poised to make its way toward the market. At the time, we noted that this was an...

Oculus Rift and IndieCade Plotting Game Jam

One of the greatest principles in gaming is that the hardware is important, but it's not so important that it can succeed in isolation without games. Oculus and IndieCade are looking to get together and start a game jam to...

On The Importance Of Controls

Normally, when we talk about video games, certain elements spring to mind right away. The graphics, for example, usually come right near the top right alongside the plot. From there, there's the sound design and other such aesthetic matters to...

Ubisoft's World Looks A Lot More Open

We've talked here before at length about the concept of open-world gaming and the delightful possibilities it offers. We've seen open-world gaming like the recently-released “State of Decay” tear up the sales charts. But for one game company, the future...

Nintendo's Future Now All About The Games

No matter what you may have to say about Nintendo--and there's certainly plenty that could be said in any direction--but it must be said that Nintendo is rapidly getting a handle on what it's going to need to survive. And...

Trolls Playing Trolls: Microsoft May Have Plans For Online Gaming

The idea of playing on Xbox Live is an exciting prospect for some, and a terrifying process for others. But it may well be shaping up with the arrival of the next generation of gaming consoles thanks to an improved...

Big New Numbers For Major League Gaming

An exciting development recently landed in the annals of Major League Gaming: the Spring Championship event recently concluded, and not only was it a big event for prize money, it was also a big event for drawing attendance. The Spring...

Rust Offers A Mix Of Experiences

It's strange, but we've just closed out the E3 event not so very long ago, and what happens? A new game crops up that's really rather impressive in its own way. It's another slice of indie joy, and from the...