Humble Bundle acquired by game review giant IGN
Fans raise conflict of interest concerns.
Fans raise conflict of interest concerns.
Picks Indiegogo for crowdfunding launch.
Promises more to come from ol' baldy.
CDPR says it won't be paying.
The results of a new survey across more than 3,000 parents have shown that videogames are seen as more of a concern than pornography or alcohol.
Spore, the massively anticipated life simulation from EA Maxis, has finally gone gold and is nearing release.
Cliff Harris, semi-regular bit-tech columnist, has revealed the results of his latest survey into games piracy.
The Summer is already dying and we find ourselves moving ever closer to Christmas - the time when all the good games will burst onto shelves like over-ripe pimples under pressure. Check out our guide to find out which games we're excited about this year...
John Riccitiello, CEO of EA, is sure that the quality of EA games has improved massively since he took over.
Activision has released a new product schedule, with no mention of Ghostbusters or Brutal Legend, both of which may be lost in the merger.
Speaking at Comic-Con 2008, Will Wright has said that Spore is so big that you will never be able to see all the content in it.
John Riccitiello, CEO of Electronic Arts, has said that the new E3 is a huge disappointment, an opinion mirrored by Ubisoft among others.
We all love Master Chief and Gordon Freeman, but now it's time to give some attention to the little guy - the supporting characters and NPCs who help define a good game experience. Let us know who your favourite computer game characters are and check out our Top Ten within!
The creators of Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein and Dangerous Dave have just signed a new publishing deal with Electronic Arts.
The BBFC has responded to claims that the new ratings systems suggested in the Byron report could cause delays and increased costs.
Microsoft executives have indicated that the changes to UK ratings suggested by the Byron report may make games more expensive.
Spore: Galactic Edition has been unveiled by EA Maxis and includes a whole host of wonderful little extras.
Introversion's Mark Morris has gone through how to develop an idea, prototype it and approach publishers. Now, you're ready to negotiate a deal and Mark is on hand to give you a guide on what to expect, complete with some entirely fictitious examples...
Phillip Marlowe has got a chip on his shoulder about game design. Why is it that games are only ever made for 16 to 25 year old men who love shooters? Philip questions the problems facing developers who want to target games for more specific markets.
Introversion's Mark Morris outlines the next stage; you've got an idea and a prototype, but what's next? Approaching a publisher, of course - but is that the right path for your game and what can a publisher do for you anyway?
If you're still waiting anxiously for Spore then you'll probably be interested in these - the recommended requirements for PC and Mac.
Sins of a Solar Empire was one of the sleeper hits of the last year, and the game became a favourite of anti-DRM types who appreciated the lack of copy protection and online distribution. Now, we catch up with company co-owner Craig Fraser and have a chin-wag...
The full name is actually "Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness", but we couldn't fit it in the headline. No matter. The real issue is whether or not Tycho and Gabe can make a game worth playing. We take the Xbox 360 version out for a spin...
Ubisoft is about to hold the second UbiDays event and is promising to broadcast the event live from a new website.
Jack Thompson should be judged guilty on 27 misconduct charges according to the recommendations of a judge.
Audiosurf, the music-riding indie brilliance from Dylan Fitterer, has just had a major update which adds mod support and FM scrobblers.
The PC versions of Mass Effect and Spore will feature some pretty invasive copy protection - find the details here.
A number of respected publishers and developers have pulled out of E3 this year, making it look like the show floor may be a bit emptier than usual.
In a recent article, Variety's Ben Fritz has called out games journalists who offer exclusive reviews as 'ethically troubled'.
EA has announced that the free demo of Spore, and the fully featured creature creator, will be made available early this June.
The EU has handed the games industry an ultimatum - take steps to protect children from violent media, or laws will be made to make you.
Introversion's Mark Morris is at the microphone again, sounding off about how to start up your own development studio. Last time he covered the basics of forming an idea and developing it.
Penumbra: Requiem, an expansion to the Penumbra series from Frictional Games has just been announced.
The island of Singapore has formally introduced a new rating system for games that seems remarkably sensible compared to Western equivalents.
1Up's Simon Cox has spoken out on the decline of games magazines, commenting that the medium as a whole may face extinction.
In an interview about black people in the games industry, Morgan Gray of Crystal Dynamics has accused Gears of War of using racist stereotypes.
In a piece written for Entertainment Weekly, Stephen King has come to the defence of video games, slamming American politicians.
The Penny Arcade team has announced it will soon be launching Greenhouse, an online distribution platform for indie games.
Stormfront Studios, the developer of the original Neverwinter Nights, is officially closing up shop.