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‘Star Wars’ Humble Bundle gets you 12 games for $12

February 11, 2015 |

For the next several days you can get 12 Star Wars games for just $12 in the latest Humble Bundle deal supporting Unicef and the Star Wars: Force for Change charitable organizations. The deal includes three new Star Wars games: Star Wars … Read More

Microsoft drops price Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle, again

December 1, 2014 |

The Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle originally came with a sticker price of $399, but Microsoft has reduced the price twice in recent days, with the latest promotion offering the bundle for $329 for a limited time or while … Read More

With Mario Kart 8, Nintendo gets DLC right

November 12, 2014 |

This week, Nintendo rolls out the first of two downloadable content packs for the Wii U’s Mario Kart 8. The release marks the beginning of a new strategy for the Kyoto-based game maker: instead of a steady stream of … Read More

GameSoundCon starts October 7th in Los Angeles

October 2, 2014 |

A while back we showcased BEEP, a documentary exploring the history of music and sound in video games.  On its final day, the Kickstarter has earned well over its initial $40,000 goal, with more than a thousand backers and a … Read More

Is PS Vita Becoming an Indie Console?

September 24, 2014 | | 3 Comments

In the land of handheld gaming – already a dying breed – the PS Vita is a clear loser.  It’s sold just a 10th of the models as its predecessor the PSP, and the Nintendo DS has outstripped sales 20-to-1.  … Read More

Debate About Gaming Journalism Spawns #GamerGate Phenomenon

September 9, 2014 | | 2 Comments

The Zoe Quinn scandal has sparked an active debate that shows no signs of abating.  United under the hashtag #GamerGate, advocates of gaming journalism reform are making their views heard – and many critics are arguing that the issue … Read More

Mojang’s Minecraft now available for Xbox One

September 5, 2014 |

Mojang’s Minecraft is now available for Xbox One. The 553 MB downloadable game is priced at $19.99 and available on Xbox Live. There are also several downloadable add-ons available for Xbox One including Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Skin Pack, Minecraft Fantasy … Read More

Director Seeks Funding for Video Game Music Documentary

September 2, 2014 | | One Comment

A Kickstarter campaign launched by Karen Collins, a researcher at the University of Waterloo in Canada, seeks to give video game sound the attention it deserves.  The campaign seeks to fund “Beep,” a documentary all about the history of sound … Read More

Zoe Quinn’s Depression Quest Sparks Debate Over Gaming Journalism and Misogyny

August 30, 2014 |

If the name “Zoe Quinn” doesn’t immediately ring alarm bells in your mind, you’ve probably been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks (or busy slaying mobs in Azeroth).  The Internet has been abuzz recently about this new … Read More

2k releases ‘Bioshock’ for iPad & iPhone

August 28, 2014 | | One Comment

2k’s Bioshock was first released in 2007 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. Now the company’s China subsidiary has released the game for Apple iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch iOS devices. The new title is priced at $14.99, … Read More