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Metro 2033 and MSI Big Bang winners... claim your prizes!
— 1:43 PM on September 7, 2010

Good news, everyone. We've drawn the seven winners from last month's Metro 2033 and MSI Big Bang Xpower giveaway. Let's start with our grand prize...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Gaming

Gearbox, 2K Games will release Duke Nukem Forever
— 12:34 PM on September 3, 2010

Those recent rumors about Gearbox taking over Duke Nukem Forever development were true. According to Shacknews, 2K Games has officially revealed that the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

A few hours remain in our Metro 2033 and Big Bang Xpower giveaway
— 11:10 AM on September 2, 2010

Almost a week has passed since we kicked off our latest contest, in which we're giving our loyal readers a chance to win one...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Gaming The Tech Report

Epic's iPhone demo hits App Store, looks gorgeous
— 2:19 PM on September 1, 2010

That Unreal Engine tech demo for the iPhone wasn't just a showpiece for His Steveness' latest keynote. It's available now on the App Store...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

iOS 4.1 promises to fix iPhone issues, expand gaming for new Touch
— 2:00 PM on September 1, 2010

Many were expecting Apple to announce a revamped iPod lineup at its "music event" this morning. However, before tending to the MP3 players that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

Deal of the week: A cheap GeForce GTX 465 with a free game
— 5:39 PM on August 27, 2010

Everyone likes free games, right? We see Nvidia has teamed up with Newegg for a neat little sale, as part of which you can grab...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Valve could make Half-Life movie itself
— 9:15 AM on August 27, 2010

Movie adaptations of video games tend to be pretty poor. They've almost never been helmed by the folks who actually created the games, though....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

The wild and wonderful world of iOS gaming
— 9:01 AM on August 27, 2010

I think I made my feelings about the iPhone 4 pretty clear two weeks ago. In short, I'm enamored with the device, but I...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming Personal tech

Win one of six Metro 2033 copies or an MSI Big Bang mobo
— 2:00 PM on August 26, 2010

Hot on the heels of our last two giveaways, in which we distributed a motherlode of game licenses and some shiny hardware, we're...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Gaming The Tech Report

THQ unapologetic for locking used-game buyers out of multiplayer
— 12:13 PM on August 26, 2010

A battle is brewing over used-game sales. THQ has begun gating multiplayer access to some new games with one-time codes that effectively lock out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

No Linux version of Steam in the works, says Valve
— 5:10 PM on August 23, 2010

So much for that Linux version of Steam we'd been led to expect by a hidden code snippet. In an interview with, Valve's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

Video clip teases Portal 2 co-op
— 6:00 AM on August 23, 2010

Not content to give us fresh puzzles, more chill-inducing GLaDOS dialogue, and a new character voiced by a British comedian, Valve has built a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Torchlight II trailer teases co-op multiplayer
— 1:40 PM on August 20, 2010

Torchlight seemingly came out of nowhere to become one of the most talked-about PC games of the last year. The $20 dungeon crawler is...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

With McAfee purchase, Intel could become #1 bloatware vendor
— 12:46 PM on August 19, 2010

The news of Intel's $7.68 billion acquisition of McAfee was a bit of a surprise to many of us, and the vague justifications both...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Operating systems Windows

Portal 2 primed for February 9, 2011
— 9:34 AM on August 19, 2010

Game release dates are sprouting up all over the place lately. After Crysis 2 and Rage, it's now Portal 2's turn. GameInformer says Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Latest OS X update boosts Team Fortress 2 performance
— 5:30 PM on August 18, 2010

Roughly three months have passed since Valve unleashed its Steam digital distribution service (along with a handful of its Source engine-powered games) onto Mac OS X....

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming Mac

Microsoft developing social flight simulator
— 10:45 AM on August 17, 2010

Microsoft is preparing to get back into the flight simulator genre with Flight, a new game revealed prior to the the Gamescon trade show in...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Lost Planet 2 to have DirectX 11 eye candy
— 5:17 PM on August 16, 2010

Add another title to the growing list of DirectX 11 games. Shacknews reports that the PC edition of Capcom's Lost Planet 2, which is due...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming