Murder, death, and allergies are only a few of the trials that await us in the dystopian hellscape of Dota 2.
Why is there so much adult nostalgia in children's entertainment?
Behold the 10 ways life would be much improved if we stepped out of the Chronosphere to apply the teachings of Dota 2 to real life.
In honor of Valentine's Day, here are some of our favorite relationships in video games.
Eric explains why Valve's trio of new announcements - Steam Machines, Steam OS and the Steam Controller - might not live up to expectations of reinventing the video game console landscape.
How the five-year development of the LOOM-inspired adventure word game spelled S-T-R-U-G-G-L-E for Toronto's Ryan Henson Creighton -- and how he fought to keep it alive.
From a traveling circus to designing theme park rides to developing his first game, Australia's Dene Waring is making a splash on Steam Greenlight with Huntsman: The Orphanage.
Tokyo Game Show (TGS), the biggest games exhibition in Japan, generated most of the headlines late this week. While most note that the Japanese games industry has shrunk over the last few years, especially in comparison to the growth of developers and studios in North America, the home of Sony, Nintendo and other creators still puts on an impressive show every year. Let’s take a look at some of the notable TGS headlines (and others) at the News Shelf.
Welcome to the News Shelf. Thursday’s announcement of the Wii U price, retail packages and launch date dominated the headlines, so that’s where we’re starting. But they aren’t the only company who made an announcement about bringing their games to your television. It isn’t even the only major tech hardware announcement to happen this week (three guesses as to what the other one was). Let’s take a look at the rundown.
Barely a week has passed and I don’t even remember all the games I just bought. The Steam Summer Sale, the digital download service's most momentous sale where PC games are discounted to massive, nay, ridiculous margins, has come and gone, and gamers could neither contain their excitement nor their wallets. As my email inbox floods with successive “Thank you for your purchase” messages, it becomes increasingly clear that this shit is getting ridiculous.
Everyone's favourite "war-themed hat simulator," Team Fortress 2, released its "Uber Update" yesterday. Aside from bringing a lot of improvements and additions to the 2007 first person shooter, the game's developers have announced that it will shift to a free-to-play model which is driven by micro-transactions.
Ellis. Nick. Coach. Rochelle. New survivors or fresh meat? With Left 4 Dead 2 shipping at a prospective date of Christmas ’09, it’s time to break out your posse, load your paranoia, and automatic-ify those shotguns to quell the zombie hordes once more. And sweet damn it’s about time! After all, the sheets of my […]
Released today is the first in what I hope will be a series of comics featuring the characters from Valve Software‘s popular multiplayer shooter Team Fortress 2. The comic was written and drawn by Michael Avon Oeming, the artist behind titles like Powers, Mice Templar and the new soon to be released Rapture. The Sniper vs. […]
Valve‘s popular multiplayer shooter Team Fortress 2 is one of the online games most played to this day because new content is constantly being produced for it. TF2 is to be updated again soon, adding new weapons and new abilities for Sniper and Spy classes. It wouldn’t be a Team Fortress 2 update without a new […]