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Minecraft creator explains why game isn't on Steam
— 10:22 AM on August 30, 2011

Although one might assume that indie darling Minecraft would be a natural fit for Valve's online distribution service, you won't find the game on Steam....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Serious Sam 3, Torchlight II undercut competition
— 10:22 AM on August 29, 2011

We've all heard complaints about the high cost of the latest blockbuster games. $60 seems to be the norm these days, but not every...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Deal of the week: Deus Ex: HR for $35, plus dirt-cheap SSDs and RAM
— 4:52 PM on August 26, 2011

I sang the praises of Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution this morning, and as luck would have it, the game came up in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

StarCraft: Coming to a sports bar near you
— 11:28 AM on August 26, 2011

Unless they're sitting next to me on the couch, I've never been all that interested in watching other people play video games. But some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Valve shows Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gameplay
— 9:37 AM on August 26, 2011

Two weeks after revealing that it's working on a new Counter-Strike game, Valve has given us mere mortals a first look at the game....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Point of View insults intelligence with GeForce 550 Ti 4GB
— 12:14 PM on August 25, 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the world's most pointless graphics card. Nvidia partner Point of View has come up with a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Portal film features live-action testing
— 11:25 AM on August 24, 2011

When video games get film adaptations, I usually cringe and then run as fast as I can in the opposite direction. If director Dan...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Serious Sam 3: BFE due October 18
— 12:07 PM on August 23, 2011

Croteam has finally announced an official release date for Serious Sam 3: BFE. The game was supposed to come out this summer, but...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

From Dust being liberated from pesky DRM
— 11:21 AM on August 23, 2011

Victory! Rock, Paper, Shotgun is reporting that Ubisoft has reversed its position on DRM for the PC version of From Dust. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Battlefield 3 ditches in-game server browser
— 11:04 AM on August 22, 2011

Man, I don't know what to make of Battlefield 3. For every trailer and gameplay video that makes me drool, I learn something about...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Prepare to resume testing: Portal 2 DLC due in September
— 9:39 AM on August 19, 2011

Way back in May, Valve said that a free Portal 2 DLC was due to come out this summer. The season officially runs...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

DRM debacle plagues From Dust PC release
— 9:53 AM on August 18, 2011

I've heard a lot of good things about From Dust, which has been billed as the spiritual successor to Populus. The Xbox Live Arcade...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Build your own Crysis with free Crytek SDK
— 6:00 AM on August 18, 2011

Think you can do a better job of arranging high-polygon concrete barriers than the folks at Crytek? Good news. The developer

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Guild Wars 2 trailer loaded with in-game footage
— 1:23 PM on August 17, 2011

Although I've never really been into MMOs, I've always liked the fact that Guild Wars didn't require a monthly subscription. Shell out for the...

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Ubisoft relaxes Driver DRM
— 10:36 AM on August 17, 2011

DRM doesn't get much worse than "always on" implementations that require an Internet connection to experience a game's single-player component. That's the kind of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Battlefield 3 trailer showcases stunning multiplayer combat
— 3:48 PM on August 16, 2011

Battlefield 3 has been in the news quite a bit recently, but for all the wrong reasons. We've spent so much time talking about...

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Hard Reset videos offer peeks at gameplay, story
— 10:30 AM on August 16, 2011

PC exclusives are hard to come by, so we've been paying particular attention to Hard Reset, a sci-fi shooter being developed by some of the...

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Gearbox teases Borderlands 2
— 9:16 AM on August 16, 2011

Yeah, it isn't much, but the Borderlands fan in me is vibrating with anticipation after watching this quick teaser trailer for Borderlands 2.

Type: News story Tags: Gaming