Epic and Steam have announced another free weekend for Unreal Tournament 3.
Crysis 2 has been officially announced as a multi-format title at E3 2009.
Registered Wii developers get access to Nvidia's PhysX SDK, which has now been approved as a worldwide third-party tool.
Ken Levine, lead designer on BioShock, wishes PC gaming was a more successful market.
The PlayStation 3 version of BioShock may be late in getting to market, but it looks to be worth something after all thanks to a new teaser for the sequel.
We managed to catch up with Roy Taylor, Nvidia's vice president of content relations and head of the marketing sub-committee for the PC Gaming Alliance, to talk about some of the challenges PC gaming faces over the next few years.
Joe may be on holiday right now, but there's not enough to stop him getting all speculative about what the future of PC gaming. With most games now going multiplatform and the constant threat of poor console ports, Joe wonders about how the face of gaming is changing...
Nvidia has finally released drivers enabling PhysX and CUDA support for GeForce 8,9 and GTX series graphics cards.
Crysis is back with a whole new main character and a story that should help fill in some of the blanks, and help to more fully realise the fiction of the first game. It's also been re-optimised and expanded in the gameplay and tech departments, so lets take a look...
Lead Programmer Chris Kline was obviously delighted that BioShock turned out such a success, but admits that he didn't expect it to happen...
AMD has announced support for Havok Physics, essentially sticking two fingers up at Nvidia and its recently-acquired PhysX API.
Mark Rein is in the presses again, this time saying that although another Unreal game is likely, there's nothing planned right now.
We got a chance to sit down with Chet Faliszek recently, writer for Valve's upcoming co-op zombie game Left4Dead. We quizzed him on all sorts of topics from how the game works to what he'll do when the zombies attack - find out his answers here!
Epic hasn't forgotten about Xbox 360 gamers and is still trying hard to get mod support running in the Xbox 360 version of Unreal Tournament 3.
Epic's Mike Capps isn't a big fan of the Wii, as shown in a new interview where he labelled the console nothing more than a virus.
Novint, the makers of the cool haptic controller the Novint Falcon, have just signed a deal with EA Sports to make games haptic compatible.
Samsung has revealed it is launching a new software which enables users to run Second Life on a smartphone. Oh, joy.
In a shareholders presentation Take-Two has indicated it may be considering a BioShock MMO and movie.
After chatting to Epic about why the developer signed up to join the PC Gaming Alliance, Epic explained that it was all because they love debate.
There's a new Crysis patch out, offering new features and improved stability. What are you waiting for? Pick it up and play!
Havok has announced it will be releasing it's complete toolset for free this May - which is great news for indie and professional studios.
Nvidia has announced that it has already completed the Ageia buyout. CEO Jen-Hsun Huang outlined plans on yesterday's earnings call.
A new BioShock game has been officially announced, but the news isn't as good as you might think unfortunately.
In a rather shocking announcement, Nvidia has revealed that it is set to acquire Ageia Technologies for an undisclosed amount.
Mark Rein has spoken about how he thinks consoles are killing the PC market through larger audiences and sales.
It isn't looking good for PC gamers as it is revealed that of all last years games sales, only 14 percent of them came from PC titles.
When we first looked at the PhysX features in UT3, we were a bit non-plussed. It turns out though that our hardware was a little glitchy, so we're having a little revisit.
The developers of Crysis have heard your hardware complaints and designed a basic system which will run the game on high settings without costing the earth.
2007 has been a great year for gamers and we've had a lot of fun testing and reviewing all the latest games - but which are the best? We've ranked the top ten games of the year across all platforms and you'll only find the results in here!
Crysis and Unreal Tournament 3 were two of the biggest and most anticipated games this year - so why aren't they selling very well?
Midway and bit-tech.net have joined forces to bring you a fantastic competition which gives you a chance to win a custom painted UT3 case mod and one of ten copies of the full game. All you have to do is answer a simple question!
The Novint Falcon is one of the most impressive and compelling devices we've ever tested - a multi-axis, motion sensitive, force feedback controller for games like Half-Life 2 that allows gamers feel textures, weight and forces in the game world. We take the newest model out for a spin.
We know we aren't the only one to be giddy with joy at the idea of a new Ghostbusters game, so check the new details which have crept out.
Apparently a new 2K Studio is being formed to head up development of BioShock 2, while Ken Levine is working on a new X-Com game.
Ageia PhysX, in continuing attempts to show us how gaming can be enhanced with hardware physics, has released a new PhysX title for free!
Physics has been one of those industry buzzwords for a while now, and it looks like the company that raised the awareness could well be on the road to acquisition.
Crysis is useful for more than just combusting graphics cards you know - turns out that those wacky Germans want to teach with it too.
At the GeForce LAN 4 Event a number of industry figureheads have spoken about why the PC Gaming market is on the defensive.
According to Mark Rein, Unreal Tournament 3 already works on the Xbox 360 and has done since last spring, although it still won't see a release until next year.
Want some tunes to frag by? What about some music to romance women by? Either way, the UT3 soundtrack will have you covered.
We recently had a chance to talk to Mark Rein, VP for Epic Games, at the European launch for Unreal Tournament 3. Over the course of many beers, we discussed the PS3, PhysX and the future of Epic - so check out the interview inside.
That's not a metaphor - John Carmack really has just blown up another rocket in an attempt to reach the moon. Shouldn't he be busy with Rage?
With a new instalment just over the horizon the UT modding scene is set to explode all over again, so we go hands-on with the public beta to see what the fuss is all about and if the game can possibly live up to its ancestors.
Mark Rein of Epic has announced that an open beta of Unreal Tournament 3 will be available within two weeks for the PC. OSX and Linux versions are on the way. Check out the details within.
You, like everyone else in the world, are probably all hyped up over Crysis - but will your system be able to run it? Check the minimum and suggested system requirements to find out.
Midway has said that Unreal Tournament 3 may be delayed on on the PS3, pushing the game back to a 2008 release. Or not. It isn't sure yet.
The BAFTA nominees have been announced and we've got a copy of the insanely long list of all the nominees. Check it out within and the drop us your thoughts.
A new Xbox Live update for BioShock has apparently crippled the game for some gamers, causing crashes, freezes and lock-ups on the 360 version of the game.
Epic's head honcho, Mark Rein, tells us that there won't be a UT3 demo for the PS3 because Epic is too damn busy. PC demo though? No problem.
Dan Boaden takes to the skies, but manages to sit on the fence at the same time as he fights on both sides of the war in Attack on Pearl Harbour for the PC.
You asked me to investigate and now I've got the answers. The truth about the copy protection and widescreen issues in BioShock.
Jack Thompson has been oddly quiet lately, but now he's back with a vengence and has filed a complaint with the FTC about the advertising campaign for BioShock.
2K Boston is making the official sixty-page Bioshock artbook, which was originally planned to be in the Collectors Edition, available for free download.
When we previewed Bioshock, even we had to grumpily admit it played well on 360. Now Xbox owners can try it themselves. The rest of us will have to setlle with the new trailer.
Mark Rein, VP of Epic, reckons that DX10 won't see major adoption thanks to the thriving console market and that Crysis will be the pinnacle of gaming for years to come.
Project Offset, the upcoming FPS/RPG from Team Offset, has just had its first gameplay trailer released. It. Looks. Gorgeous. Updated!
Gaming moguls at id Software fall head over heels for Microsoft's new Games For Windows label, claiming it will help reduce piracy.
You've only got until this Saturday to get your entries in for our competition, so you'd better get your skates on if you want to stand a chance of winning.
A number of developers spill the dirt on Epic and let the world know what they think about the lawsuit against Epic and its UE3, though nearly all do so anonymously.
John Carmack has spoken out on the subject of dedicated physics cards and it's not good news for Ageia.
Ageia's CEO has revealed some of the company's plans for its PhysX PPUs. He talked about upcoming games and other applications that the company wants to accelerate with PhysX.
The Knights of the Old Republic developer is integrating advanced physics into its new gaming engine and will use it in Dragon Age, a new title in the Baldur's Gate vein.
Reports suggest that there will be a new interface for the card coming in October, making it easier to squeeze into a new system.
COMPUTEX 2006: Fancy running three graphics cards in your system? A combo deal of two X1900s and an extra X1600 in an Intel motherboard could get you a PhysX-killing setup.
Further information about the Ageia PhysX PPU add-in board have come out at E3, with pricing and architectural details included.