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Naughty Dog to celebrate anniversary with announcements

By Shan S Apr 12 2014 add comment

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the company, Naughty Dog claims that there are going to be “several anniversary announcements happening over the coming months”.
In collaboration with Dark Horse Comics, the studio will be releasing a book entitled The Art of Naughty Dog, featuring artwork of the studio’s past, present and future. All the artwork has never been released before, so it should be a little more than interesting. There will also be a chapter featuring fan art. The book […]

Nvidia unveils powerful GTX TITAN-Z & other computing announcements

By Brad S Mar 28 2014 add comment

Earlier this week, Nvidia announced their newest top-of-the-line GeForce consumer graphics card: the GTX TITAN-Z. Targeted at gamers and buyers where money is not an object, the $2,999 USD card sports a monstrous 12GB of memory, a single-fan industrial design similar to Nvidia’s other top-tier reference cards and packs dual GK110 chips to achieve a total core count of 5,760.
The card takes up 3 expansion slots, though the picture makes it look a lot like a 2 slot card, and […]

Valve goes official with Steam Controller

By Brad S Sep 27 2013 add comment

After the announcement of SteamOS and Steam Machines over the course of the week, it’s only natural that Valve release a controller to go along with their latest venture into the living rooms of gamers. The Steam Controller is (at least in its current presented form) a sleek-looking controller for Valve’s upcoming line of gaming/living room consoles.

Valve announces Steam Machines, giving out 300 prototypes for free to users

By Brad S Sep 25 2013 add comment

It’s the second of three exciting announcements from Valve this week; and just minutes ago, the company famous for the Steam game management platform just revealed their next big thing they are bringing into the living room: Steam Machines.
Valve is keeping mum on the specifications of their Steam Machines right now (which has been called Steam Box in the past) but assures that they will be available for purchase at the ‘beginning of 2014’ with “multiple SteamOS […]

Fable Anniversary delayed to February 2014

By Brad S Sep 16 2013 add comment

Fable Anniversary won’t make its original holiday 2013 deadline, Lionhead Studios announced today. Lead designer Ted Timmins explains the HD remake of Fable will be delayed to 2014 because the studio needs “a little more time in order to meet our ambitions and give you, the fans, the best game possible”.
The Xbox-exclusive title will be released in February 2014 in physical form and online via the Xbox Games Store. In addition to Fable Anniversary, a title with multiplayer for the […]

Xbox One controller to work with Windows PC in 2014

By Brad S Aug 15 2013 add comment

The controller of the upcoming Xbox One will soon be able to work not just on Microsoft’s next-generation console but on PC as well. According to what video game blog GamesBeat heard from an unnamed Microsoft spokesperson, the new controller for the Xbox One sports new technology that makes it different from the controller used by the Xbox 360 and that it will take “some work” to make the new controller work with PC games that were […]

Valve teases this week’s update for Counter-Strike Global Offensive: Silencers and prize pools

By Brad S Aug 12 2013 add comment

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive turns one year old next week. The modern-day successor to the original Counter-Strike, which started out as a Half-Life mod, brought in modernized graphics and tweaked gameplay to the table. In the past year, Valve has released countless updates on the PC platform to continuously bring in new content (notably new official maps and Steam Workshop for CS:GO), tweak gameplay based on feedback from playerbase and professional players and improve on features to make the game more […]

AMD to launch ‘Volcanic Islands’ GPUs in September, 3DMark performance uncovered

By Brad S Aug 10 2013 add comment

AMD has new graphics cards and GPU products, under the codename Volcanic Islands, set to launch next month. After about a year and a half since their successful Radeon HD7000 series made its debut, AMD is scheduled to launch their new Volcanic Islands series products in Hawaii on September 25, 2013. A new naming convention (supposedly easier for consumers to understand) is said to make an appearance with these new graphics cards.

Konami asks fans for input on potential Metal Gear Rising sequel

By Brad S Aug 1 2013 add comment

Konami might be gearing up for a sequel to Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, the spin-off game in the Metal Gear Solid franchise that they released with Platinum Games in February 2013. Linking to a publicly available survey from their official Metal Gear Solid website, Konami is asking for input on how gamers felt about Revengeance and what they’d like to see more if a potential sequel was to be made.

PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U prices compared to consoles since 1977, adjusted for inflation

By Brad S Jun 30 2013 add comment

We’re almost into July and the holiday season of 2013 is just edging closer, along with the launch of next-generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft. The big $100 gap between the $399 PlayStation 4 and $499 Xbox One has certainly sparked plenty of raised eyebrows and debates; since Sony’s offering is clearly cheaper AND apparently has slightly better hardware to power games, while the Xbox One comes with the Kinect camera (something gamers will have to shell out extra for […]