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Rage, Crysis 2 release dates set
— 6:00 AM on August 16, 2010

Two of next year's hotly anticipated first-person shooters now have official release dates. As Shacknews reports, id Software announced at QuakeCon that Rage will...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

New id engine will only be licensed under Bethesda umbrella
— 11:13 AM on August 13, 2010

id Software has a long history of licensing its game engines to third-party developers. According to CEO Todd Hollenshead, however, that practice will change...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Irrational Games unveils BioShock Infinite
— 2:30 PM on August 12, 2010

A third BioShock game is underway! Unlike the second title, BioShock Infinite is being developed at Irrational Games under the leadership of series creator...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Could Gearbox have taken over Duke Forever development?
— 9:17 AM on August 11, 2010

Even though 3D Realms had to fire much of its staff earlier this year, the faithful are still hoping that, one day, they might still...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Guild Wars 2 Manifesto promises to reinvent the MMORPG
— 12:48 PM on August 10, 2010

If you haven't been following the Guild Wars 2 developers' blog, you should be, because the folks there are saying an awful lot of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Test your PC's mettle with the Mafia II demo
— 11:51 AM on August 10, 2010

Last month, Mafia II publisher 2K games released some surprisingly stiff system requirements for the upcoming open-world shooter. If you want to enable all...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

There's still time to enter our hardware photography contest
— 11:33 AM on August 9, 2010

Attention shutterbugs: there's only a few days left to enter our hardware photography contest. A "factory overclocked" MSI GeForce GTX 460 1GB is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

PC World lists the most underrated games of this generation
— 6:00 AM on August 9, 2010

In the gaming world, everyone's familiar with the blockbusters. Games that sell well tend to be, you know, popular. Best-selling and even critically acclaimed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Win an MSI GeForce GTX 460 or one of 18 copies of Metro 2033
— 2:32 PM on August 6, 2010

We have more goodies to give away. This time, MSI has supplied us with 18 licenses for the PC version of Metro 2033, which...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Deal of the week: Mass Effect 2 and a collection of components
— 12:48 PM on August 6, 2010

Newegg is currently in the midst of a 48-hour sale, providing plenty of interesting fodder for this week's deal post. The star of the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage Gaming

The case against unlocks
— 11:22 PM on August 5, 2010

Getting old is rough. My body used to be incredibly resilient, but things now creak when I crawl out of bed in the morning....

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

Batman returns in Arkham City
— 3:40 PM on August 5, 2010

Batman: Arkham Asylum was a surprise hit and easily one of my favorite PC titles of the last year. The game offers an interesting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Crysis 2 won't come out this year, after all
— 6:00 AM on August 4, 2010

"But will it run Crysis 2" probably won't become a catchphrase this year. That's because, as IGN reports, Electronic Arts has decided to postpone...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

DiRT 3 trailer teases weather effects, gymkhana mode
— 12:50 PM on August 2, 2010

For the last three years, Codemasters' DiRT franchise has offered some of the best driving games on any platform. Unlike many console ports, the PC...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Review finds flaws in free Need for Speed MMO
— 6:40 PM on July 29, 2010

EA's free Need for Speed World racing MMO opened its roads to the public this week. The thinly veiled vehicle for paid downloadable content...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

12,000 erroneously banned Modern Warfare players get free Left 4 Dead
— 4:10 PM on July 27, 2010

Over the past couple of weeks, Valve mistakenly banned over 12,000 Modern Warfare 2 players for cheating. As it turns out, the mass banz0r...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

EA's Medal of Honor beta: first impressions
— 5:24 PM on July 23, 2010

Having bought Battlefield: Bad Company 2 on Steam, I'm one of the lucky, er, many to have access to the Medal of Honor multiplayer beta....

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

Mafia II demo primed for August 10
— 6:00 AM on July 23, 2010

Game demos have become something of a lost art. When publishers bother at all—and they usually don't—you can typically expect a demo a few weeks...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming