Gaming

thq nordic

Curt Schilling's Disastrous Role-Playing Games Find a New Home

RPG fantasy game 'Kingdoms of Amalur' now belongs to Austrian game publisher THQ Nordic.
Ian Birnbaum
9.6.18
Gaming

Tencent Will Require Players’ Real Names to Limit Play Time

China’s largest video game company will restrict the play time of underage players by checking their names against a Beijing database.
Matthew Gault
9.6.18
moderation

Valve: 'It Really Does Seem Bad Games Are Made by Bad People'

Valve shares more details about how it decides who's a 'straight up troll' publishing video games on Steam.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.6.18
Gaming

After 18 Years of Telling You Not to Fix it Yourself, Sony Will Stop Repairing the PlayStation 2

By actively discouraging people from repairing their own consoles, Sony has left many gamers beholden to its repair service—which is now ending.
Matthew Gault
9.4.18
marvel

‘Spider-Man’ for PS4 Is Like a Marvel Movie—Fun, Polished, and Forgettable

Spidey’s latest video game adventure is the ultimate popcorn video game.
Matthew Gault
9.4.18
Gaming

How the Makers of ‘Vampire: the Masquerade’ Convinced its Customers the Game Isn't for Nazis

After being accused of pitching its game to the alt-right, the makers of a tabletop RPG have forcefully come out against hate.
Matthew Gault
8.31.18
Gaming

This Guy Made a Working Laser Cannon Arm From ‘Metroid’

The YouTuber used a 2.5 watt laser and a bunch of custom 3D printed parts to create a working replica of Samus Aran’s iconic weapon.
Matthew Gault
8.31.18
Gaming

Gun Violence Looms Over Gaming Events After Esports Mass Shooting

The Madden shooting has caused the gaming industry to reevaluate how it handles event security.
Matthew Gault
Emanuel Maiberg
8.29.18
Gaming

This ‘Second Life’ Avatar Creator is Selling Virtual Stretch Marks, Cellulite, and Boob Veins

Customers want more flaws on their online bodies.
Samantha Cole
8.28.18
Video Games

Here Are 48 Minutes of What 'Cyberpunk 2077' Actually Looks Like

Developer CD Projekt Red revealed 48 minutes of gameplay from the upcoming sci-fi action-RPG, and it's like a mix of 'Deus Ex' and 'Fallout'.
Matthew Gault
8.27.18
Minecraft

'Minecraft' Mod Adds Climate Change, Carbon Tax

The 'GlobalWarming' mod was created by a student who wants people to learn to work together to combat climate change.
Wajeeh Maaz
8.27.18
Wario's Gold Mine

Watch the History of Game-Breaking 'Mario Kart' Ultra Shortcuts

Speedrunners broke a track world record 18 times in one day.
Ian Birnbaum
8.27.18