It seems company sponsored live events are becoming more popular. Not long after AMD hosted their own gaming celebration, NVIDIA is upping the ante with a 24 hour live streamed event with several physical locations around the world, which they're calling GAME24. NVIDIA describes GAME24 as a celebration of gaming, and several gaming studios will also be involved in the event. However, NVIDIA has not yet announced the studio names. GAME24 will feature eSports competitions, record-breaking gaming stunt competitions, exclusive game demos, prizes, and developer interviews. And of course, along with a focus on gaming products and partnerships, there will be a significant amount of actual gaming taking place both remotely and in-person. The event will take place starrting 6 PM PST on Thursday, September 18th...

Steam Hacked, Valve Investigating Possible Credit Card Theft

Valve head Gabe Newell sent out a message today explaining that the breach of Steam's forums this past Sunday goes beyond the message boards and potentially includes Steam account...

34 by Craig Getting on 11/10/2011

Game Review: Squids (iOS)

Squids, the first title from The Game Bakers, is the best type of game to discover on the iPhone: addictive, charming, and accessible yet not lacking in depth. It...

6 by Craig Getting on 11/8/2011

Batman: Arkham City for PC Delayed Again

PC stalwarts will have to wait a little bit longer to guide the Dark Knight through Batman: Arkham City. Warner has confirmed to VG247 that Arkham City will release...

5 by Craig Getting on 11/8/2011

Free Platformer Stealth Bastard Now Available

Curve Studios, the indie developer behind Fluidity and the newly-on-PC action-platformer Explodemon, have just released their retro stealth game Stealth Bastard for free. Described as a mashup between Metal Gear...

20 by Craig Getting on 11/5/2011

Call of Duty Elite Delayed on PC

Activision’s grand plan to create a Call of Duty social network, Call of Duty Elite, just ended its beta and will be up and running for consoles when Modern...

11 by Craig Getting on 11/4/2011

Dota 2 Requires More Beta Testers

With the Dota 2 coming in the near (yet unannounced) future, Valve’s decided to expand the current beta. Last night, Valve sent emails to many who’d expressed interest, asking...

12 by Craig Getting on 11/2/2011

Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Released

Last week, Rockstar Games added a Grand Theft Auto V (Five) banner to their website. The banner didn't really tell much, other than that GTA V exists and a...

8 by Kristian Vättö on 11/2/2011

New MechWarrior Coming in 2012, Will Be Free-to-Play and PC-Exclusive

In 2009, Piranha Games released a trailer intimating that they were working on a new MechWarrior title. Recently, the company announced MechWarrior Online, a free-to-play multiplayer mech simulator set...

26 by Craig Getting on 11/1/2011

AMD Releases Catalyst 11.10 Driver Package

AMD today released the final version of the Catalyst 11.10 driver package for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7, Windows Vista desktops and laptops and Windows XP desktops. In addition to...

18 by Andrew Cunningham on 10/31/2011

Indie Royale Offers Yet Another Bundle of Indie Games

Pay-what-you-can indie game bundles are all the rage these days. By joining together, indie game developers can help to raise the profile of their titles and encourage customers to...

3 by Craig Getting on 10/27/2011

Grand Theft Auto V Exists

Looking for information on Rockstar Games? Good luck. As I write this, the company’s website is dominated by a single splash page announcing the existence of Grand Theft Auto...

13 by Craig Getting on 10/25/2011

Get Diablo III Free with Annual WoW Subscription

In an effort to hold on to players whose interest in their seven-year-old MMO might finally be waning, Blizzard’s promising a free digital copy of Diablo III to anyone...

24 by Craig Getting on 10/22/2011

The 2012 IGF Pirate Kart: Over 300 Free Games from 100 Indie Devs

Submissions are in for the 2012 Independent Games Festival, and one entry in particular already stands out: the 2012 IGF Pirate Kart. For the Pirate Kart, over 100 developers...

1 by Craig Getting on 10/19/2011

Rage Against the (Benchmark) Machine

Rage came out a little over a week ago, and in the aftermath we’ve discovered some interesting pieces of information. We thought we’d chime in with some thoughts on...

81 by Jarred Walton on 10/14/2011

Final Fantasy XIV To Finally Charge Money, New Version Next Year

After thirteen months of an extended free trial, Square-Enix’s MMO Final Fantasy XIV will begin charging a subscription fee. The subscription-based billing system will go into effect sometime between...

14 by Craig Getting on 10/14/2011

Mass Effect 3 To Include Cooperative Multiplayer

The third and final leg of Commander Shepard’s journey won’t be a lonely one. BioWare confirmed today that Mass Effect 3 will include four-player co-op gameplay via Mass Effect...

10 by Craig Getting on 10/10/2011

Netflix Abandons Qwikster, Will Continue Sending DVDs by Mail

In a terse blog post this morning, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced that Netflix no longer planned to split its streaming and DVD-by-mail businesses into two companies with two...

15 by Andrew Cunningham on 10/10/2011

Indie Platformer VVVVVV to Appear on Nintendo 3DS

Terry Cavanagh’s gravity-bending platformer VVVVVV will be coming to Nintendo’s 3D handheld, thanks to a recent publishing deal with Nicalis. VVVVVV was released last September and quickly garnered attention...

9 by Craig Getting on 10/7/2011

L.A. Noire Developer Team Bondi Shuttered

Should a sequel to Rockstar Games’ latest offering ever appear, it won’t come from the original developer. Team Bondi, the studio that labored on L.A. Noire since 2005, has...

11 by Craig Getting on 10/5/2011

Unreal Engine 3 Supports Flash 11

Not long after Epic announced OS X support for its Unreal Engine game middleware, the company has another announcement to make: Using the just-released Flash Player 11, UE3 is...

30 by Andrew Cunningham on 10/5/2011

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