Terry Goodkind's hardest witch, a swell gal named Nicci, always wears black because she doesn't understand the point of life beyond suffering. We're not sure what kind of statement Nintendo is making with its black Wii, but a...
Who knew Bill, Jan, and son were monsters of the Cupertino touch board? In this latest little trailer put out by the Plants vs. Zombies HD crew, the crew shows us that it's possible to play the game with eleven finge...
Long ago, at the San Francisco reveal event for Monkey Island: Special Edition 2, it was announced that the follow-up special edition would feature new Guybrush hair and developer-led commentary. Ron Gilbert and Tim Schafer ...
Madden 09 had its share of online exploits. Its follow-up Madden 10, a near overhaul of the series, featured far less. But it didn't stop over a quarter of a million people from checking out the online component once and neve...
Red Dead Redemption's online component has managed to lasso quite a bit of buzz since its initial reveal. And we don't disagree with the positive sentiment for the open-world action title -- the promise of ambient challenges ...
The big fat Steam UI update that some of you have been beta testing was released this afternoon. After clicking "Check for Steam client updates," prepare to experience an "overhauled," streamlined interface that adds more soc...
Still playing Age of Conan, Funcom's Conan MMO? Great, OK, know this: the launch date of the prequel expansion, "Rise of the Godslayer," has been confirmed as May 11th. It will be available as a retail package as well as a do...
To an outsider, the most interesting online addition to Left 4 Dead 2 in a post-"The Passing" DLC environment are Mutations. Delivered to servers weekly, these are essentially new game modes that alter the player experiences ...
Drew Brees may have been pretty enough for fans to make him the cover athlete of Madden 11, but he and his team didn't put on a big enough show in the Superbowl for the Saints to be chosen to be represented in the game's demo...
There's a reason you can't play the PSN version of Final Fight: Double Impact without an active Internet connection. It's protected by DRM.Confused owners of the HD remake have been reporting that it is impossible to play the...
Feel free to cancel those June poop-socking plans, Nintendo fans. The publisher has announced that two key June releases have been pushed back. The Treasure-developed rail shooter Sin & Punishment: Star Successor is now s...
The much-anticipated StarCraft 2 "April Content Patch" is now available for those currently getting rocked by superior life forms in the game's beta. As expected, the patch ushers in the Galaxy Map Editor, but it also brings ...
Ordered Sam & Max during its first week? Enjoy some Sam & Max themed content in Valve's Team Fortress 2. Buy Left 4 Dead 2's "The Passing" DLC? Enjoy a message from Dead Rising's lead zombie smasher Frank West -- free...
Microsoft Legal has given the "OK" for MekTek Studios to release a free version of Mechwarrior 4. In a recent announcement, the studio said the permission to launch couldn't have "come at a better time" considering the Mechwa...
The Final Fantasy XIII Home items that our bros across the ocean have had forever are available in the US version of the digital social space. For a price, now even your lowly Avatar-person-thing can dress up like Lightning, ...
Xbox LIVE Game Room developer Krome might have experienced yet another round of lay-offs. IGN's recent report on the matter states that, allegedly, around 30 people were handed pink slips "overnight." AusGamers is hearing som...
A new weapon and a fresh change of armor are coming to each of MAG's factions. In a recent post on the official PS blog, Zipper Interactive unveiled the "Fast Attack Gear Pack," a free DLC add-on that adds one sparkling "spec...
Big changes came to SEGA this morning as the company moved forward with a restructuring plan. As of now SEGA's San Francisco HQ has become the operating headquarters of SEGA's digital division, a deliverer of everything digit...
Kehl-based developer Spellbound Entertainment announced its new title earlier this afternoon, a steam-punk action game called Project "Ravensdale." A departure from the studio's previous title, Giana Sisters DS, "Ravensdale" ...
Fanatical Halo 3 owners have known for some time that dropping the game on the Xbox 360's HDD was a bad idea. For whatever technical reason, playing the game from the HDD causes longer load times -- a bad thing for a Chief on...
Owners of the PSN version of Capcom's latest HD remake(s), Final Fight: Double Impact, are finding one feature of the game particularly undesirable: it requires an online connection. Users across various message boards are re...
The man behind Resident Evil's Albert Wesker lost his speaking gig for Geico Insurance, according to the Washington Post. Weeks ago Lance Baxter, or "D.C. Douglas," dropped a lovely message with American activist organization...
We didn't want to start this post with another "if," so we didn't. But if you've ever entertained the idea of re-purchasing the original Deus Ex and that other game in the series, now seems like a great time do so. The Steam ...
Zipped lips don't reveal secrets, or much at all for that matter (because of the whole "zipped" thing), so we haven't had much to report on the Batman: Arkham Asylum sequel front. But it appears as if the smallest of details ...
For whatever reason, Tony Hawk is allowing his name to be attached to another game in a post- world. In a post-Tony Hawk: Ride world. In a tweet this evening, Tony Hawk went all wild and skater-like and revealed the name of w...
We've heard rumblings that Zynga Games' FarmVille was headed to the iPad, but we didn't hear that the studio wanted to drop the ginormous Facebook social game on other mobile devices -- until this afternoon. Domain registrati...
A new model of iPhone was found in the wild. Literally. Some poor soul left the next and soon to be media-drenched Apple handheld in a bar in Redwood, CA. It soon found its way into the hands of tech site Gizmodo, who have ta...
The PC version of Trine is on sale this week on Steam. Starting this afternoon and extending until April 26th, you can purchase the title at 75 percent off the regular price. For those of you who didn't spend 2009 under a roc...
News flash: Red Dead Redemption will have difficulty levels. Some, according to developer Rockstar Games, will be easier than others. Some will be harder than the easier ones. One would assume that a "medium" difficulty sits...
The third season of Sam & Max isn't the only thing up Telltale Games' sleeves, apparently. The adventure game developer's official website has a new link to an odd flash-animated page that we'll assume for now is a game t...
We tried and tried to glean some important and meaningful details from the most recent batch of EA's mixed-martial arts game screenshots. But we can't. And why is that, you ask? Because look at those feet! Digital dude is roc...
The PS Store is moving one step ahead of Microsoft's Xbox LIVE Arcade updates by moving two days back. According to the most recent episode of PSN's PULSE video program, the Store's updates will be moved from the Thursday to ...
The wait for the first DLC installment for Valve's Left 4 Dead 2 is almost over. In a recent post on the official L4D blog, the studio revealed that "The Passing" will hit next week. More information straight from Valve is sl...
Smashing creatures into pulp isn't a new concept for Zeno Clash, but "Zeno Rush" mode certainly is. This afternoon Atlus USA announced that a new mode, dubbed "Zeno Rush," is hitting within its Xbox LIVE Arcade release of fir...
The third season of Sam & Max kicked off this afternoon for owners of PS3s and PCs, as the first digital episode barreled its way onto PSN and PC digital delivery services. But Steam users, specifically Valve enthusiasts,...
UPDATE: Blizzard has responded to our request for comment. The World of Warcraft arm of the Blizzard Store is no longer a place solely devoted to selling in-game virtual pets and adorable plush animals. As of this afternoon, ...
2K Marin is developing XCOM, not the 2K Marin.According to 1UP, the Australian arm of 2K Marin is the house where the new XCOM title is being built, which is not the same house we would attribute as the main driver behind Bio...
In October you couldn't glance at your social media feeds and not read some sweet and sappy gamer poetry about Atlus Ltd's Demon's Souls. Unlike other small releases, it appears as if the game's sales matched with the buzz.At...
At a recent press event, Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono called the reduced price of Super Street Fighter IV "a token of goodwill" to fans that, perhaps, may have been turned off by the fact that this latest follow-up w...
A  late PSA, but an important one nonetheless: Classic Final Fight in HD is now available over Xbox LIVE Arcade. Capcom's Final Fight: Double Impact hit the service this morning, bringing fans drop-in and drop out co-op ...