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Europa Universalis IV

Europa Universalis IV is getting its first expansion in


Conquest of Paradise
Dec 12
Get ready for some new features in Europa Universalis IV, Paradox's massive grand strategy game, because it's getting an expansion soon. Conquest of Paradise will focus on adding better mechanics for both sides of the conque... read
World of Darkness

CCP laid off 15 people working on World of Darkness MMO


The game is still in development though
Dec 12
CCP is best known for creating EVE Online, but they have another MMO in the works called World of Darkness, which is based on the popular vampire and werewolf pen and paper games of the same name. CCP told Polygon that they h... read
Thief Gold HD textures

New HD texture pack for Thief Gold looks really good


Play the good one before the new one
Dec 12
Thief Gold has a new HD texture pack created by Bentraxx, and it really makes the fourteen year old game look a lot better. The game is bit dated, but this definitely makes it look good for its age. Here's a list of wha... read
Cliffy B's next game

Cliff Bleszinski wants to make an arena FPS for the PC


Kids these days don't know about arena shooters
Dec 12
Cliff Bleszinski, the guy behind the Gears of War and Unreal games, has an idea for his next game. He talked about his idea on the latest episode of the Pointless podcast. Bleszinski said that he wants to make a game without ... read
Wasteland 2 beta

Wasteland 2 beta out for backers, coming to Steam soon


Go play it already!
Dec 12
At last, backers of Wasteland 2 can start playing the beta on PC. If you log into your Ranger Center account, you can get a Steam key to start playing. To be eligible for beta access right now, you have to have been one ... read
EVE and Dust 514

EVE Online increased incentive to attack Dust 514 players


Blast the planets!
Dec 11
EVE Online has been tweaked a bit to change-up how players interact with Dust 514 players. Dust 514 players used to earn orbital strikes be earning points during their match, but now they have to rely on EVE pilots to decide ... read
EVE and Twitch

EVE Online adds Twitch integration


Stream yourself dying in space
Dec 11
Joining the ever-growing ranks of games that support Twitch, EVE Online just added in streaming support. Pilots can now activate Twitch streaming right from the Neocom panel by logging into their Twitch account. This function... read
Project Eternity

Project Eternity has a name and a gameplay trailer


Pillars of Eternity
Dec 11
Project Eternity, Obsidian's old-school PC role-playing game that was Kickstarted last year, is now called Pillars of Eternity. Along with getting an actual name, Obsidian released the first gameplay trailer, and opened up ... read
Entropy

Battlestar Galactica Online devs working on new space MMO


Out on Steam Early Access
Dec 10
The developers behind Battlestar Galactica Online are working on a new space game, called Entropy. Entropy is out now on Steam Early Access, so you can check it out for $19.99 if you want to. It looks a lot like EVE Online t... read
EverQuest Next

SOE explains what EverQuest Next Landmark actually is


And it looks awesome
Dec 10
SOE just released a quick video that answers the question, "what is EverQuest Next Landmark?" Well, it's a game of exploration, monsters to fight, and building just about anything you want. The video shows off building a hou... read
Minecraft 1.7.4

Minecraft 1.7.4 is out now with Twitch streaming support


Watch me stack blocks!
Dec 10
Minecraft version 1.7.4 is out today, and this update will let you stream to Twitch with a simple key press. To set this up, you'll need to link your Twitch and Mojang accounts together, which only takes a few minutes. Just h... read
GTA Online

GTA Online's content creation tool is out today


I can't wait to see what people come up with
Dec 10
Get ready to create your own content for GTA Online, because the game's content creation tool is out today. You will be able to create deathmatches, team deathmatches, races, GTA races, and rally races. Any player created mis... read
Torment combat

Torment fans vote for turn-based combat in Numenera


Combat will be like Wasteland 2's
Dec 09
inXile asked Kickstarter backers what type of combat they would like to see in Torment: Tides of Numenera, and turn-based came out slightly in the lead. The votes were so close that inXile said it was basically a tie, but the... read
League of Legends

Pro League of Legends players can stream anything again


Riot changed its mind
Dec 09
Earlier this week Riot decided to block any pro League of Legend player from streaming any competing MOBA. Riot has now decided to reverse this decision, and players can stream any game they wish. Riot says that it originally... read
Tomb Raider trailer

New trailer shows off Definitive Edition of Tomb Raider


Raid tombs on the next-gen consoles
Dec 09
During VGX Square Enix unveiled a trailer showing the pretty graphics from the upcoming Definitive Edition of Tomb Raider for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It looks really pretty, but it looks almost exactly like the origi... read
The Snowdrop Engine

Ubisoft thinks The Division's Snowdrop Engine is amazing


Ubisoft is all next-gen and stuff
Dec 09
Ubisoft released a video showing off the Snowdrop Engine from The Division, and it seems like they thinks it's really cool. In fact, they say that "never before has a video game reached this level of detail." I think th... read
Thief story trailer

New Thief trailer shows the death of Garrett's apprentice


Generic story looks generic
Dec 09
Anyone who played the old Thief games might remember Garrett taking on a young apprentice. Apparently, Eidos Montreal doesn't want to have a young thief following him around, because during VGX they released a trailer for th... read
Fakeout 4

Fallout 4 teaser site was just a brilliant hoax


Too good to be true
Dec 07
The weird website thesurvivor2299.com seemed to be leading up to an announcement for Fallout 4, but now the site just has a video of a sad violin. Bethesda already said that they weren't going to be showing anything... read
Galactic Princess

Check out this teaser for Galactic Princess


A Spaceship Survival Sandbox
Dec 06
This is one of those games that immediately made me sit up and pay attention when I first heard about it. Galactic Princess will be a "Spaceship Survival Sandbox," where players can design their own ship, hire a crew, and sm... read
Skywind

Download the Skywind alpha and play Morrowind in Skyrim


There goes my weekend
Dec 06
Just hearing the Morrowind theme fills me with the need for adventure, and seeing the streets of Balmora makes me feel at home. Now I have a chance to revisit my favorite Elder Scrolls game as a mod for Skyrim. The epic mod... read
PSN downtime

PSA: PSN will be down for eight hours on Monday


UK gamers won't be able to play online Monday night
Dec 06
The PlayStation Network will be down on Monday the 9th starting at 16:00 GMT for maintenance. The PlayStation Europe Twitter account shared the times, since this outage will be during peak gaming hours for people in the UK. ... read
Day Z

Dev: DayZ early access is a 'recipe for disappointment'


Alphas aren't finished games
Dec 05
The developers on the standalone version of DayZ put out a blog post yesterday covering the current state of the game. It will be out on Steam Early Access soon, and the developers made it clear that "it's a true-blue alpha."... read
World of Warcraft

Police detain World of Warcraft player during livestream


Terrible prank
Dec 05
Someone decided to play an awful prank on Swifty, a World of Warcraft broadcaster with a half-million subscribers on YouTube. Some asshat watching his livestream decided it would be hilarious to call the cops and claim that ... read
Weird controls

Tongue and butt controllers created by Valve engineer


Control games with your butt!
Dec 05
Here is something I have never thought while playing a game, "Gee! I wish I could use my butt to control this!" Even if it's something you have never thought of, an engineer at Valve, Ben Krasnow, put together two very inter... read
SteamOS

Valve joins the Linux Foundation


Linux is the future
Dec 05
Valve just joined the Linux Foundation, a non-profit group that focuses on the development of the open source operating system. Mike Sartain of Valve made the statement that “Joining the Linux Foundation is one of many ... read
Console transition

Activision blames new consoles for lower sales of Ghosts


Of course it's not Activision's fault
Dec 05
Activision knows why Call of Duty: Ghosts didn't sell as many copies as they had hoped, and it has nothing to do with them regurgitating the same game every year. Eric Hirshberg, Activision's CEO, told GameInformer that the s... read
Gather your friends around the PC
At first glance, FORCED looks like a typical action role-playing game, cut from the same cloth as Diablo III or Path of Exile. It's a bit like that, but it also has elements of a puzzler and a dual-stick shooter. But at the e... read feature

Nuclear winter has come

Fallout 4 countdown has a weird coded message on it now


KVNGR REV ALPHA PPS VT
Dec 03
I love crazy codes and weird puzzles like this. Thesurvivor2299.com popped up a couple of weeks ago, and it is commonly thought to be a teaser for the upcoming announcement of Fallout 4. The site has an ever-changing morse co... read
Shield 1080p streaming

Update for Nvidia Shield unlocks 1080p streaming


So many pixels in the air
Dec 03
The Nvidia Shield, the little controller with a screen attached to it, just rolled out an update that lets it stream games in 1080p. Before this update, it could only stream games in 720p. This update also touch controls from... read
Warcraft 3 Orianna mod

League of Legends' Orianna modded into Warcraft III


Modders are awesome
Dec 03
Modder Cokemonkey11 has created a mod that lets you play as Orianna, the Lady of Clockwork from League of Legends, in Warcraft III. Cokemonkey11 says that this mod has "over a thousand lines of code," so this wasn't an easy ... read
Microsoft's Threshold

Rumor: 'Threshold' update will unify Xbox One and Windows


All the worst parts combined
Dec 03
ZDNet claims that Microsoft is working on an update to unify the Xbox One, Windows 8, and Windows Phone. This update, code-named Threshold, could be coming out in Spring 2015, and it will offer a common app store for all thre... read
PlayStation 2600

Look at this amazing Atari themed PlayStation 4


I want one of these
Dec 03
John Carmack tweeted out a picture of an Atari 2600 sitting on top of a Playstation 4, and this inspired Phantom Fighter to create some photoshop magic. Phantom Fighter posted his awesome concept to his blog, The Food Sucks. This looks fantastic, and I want to have one. Would you use a wood-paneled gaming console? read






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