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The Floor is Lava in Action Henk
Joel Couture | July 18th, 2014

Use jumps and slides to guide your favorite toy through twisted race tracks in RageSquid's Action Henk.

Wii U Fatal Frame Trailer Released
Joel Couture | July 17th, 2014

Horror fans may proceed to weep with joy/terror now that a new trailer for a Wii U Fatal Frame has released. Good job, Koei-Tecmo.

Summer Games Done Quick Has Begun!
Joel Couture | June 23rd, 2014

Watch some speed runs of Mega Man, Donkey Kong Country, and Final Fantasy VI while supporting Doctors Without Borders!

Simplicity and Challenge Meet in Strata
Joel Couture | June 10th, 2014

Layering colored strips over colored blocks seem easy at first, but it's not long before Graveck's puzzle game, Strata, will have you scratching your head.

Go Try the Demo for Even the Ocean
Joel Couture | May 28th, 2014

Sean Hogan and Jonathan Kittaka's strange new game, Even the Ocean, showcases some interesting platforming tricks in its demo.

Best Game of PAX East 2014: Darkest Dungeon
Joel Couture | May 2nd, 2014

The mingling of Dark Souls difficulty, Eternal Darkness' sanity effects, and a solid turn-based RPG made Darkest Dungeon the best game at PAX East 2014.

VideoBall Will Be the Death of Us All
Joel Couture | April 25th, 2014

While appearing simple, it is difficult to master Videoball, a game that will soon become the most important game of your life.

Savor the Coffee in Pixel Noir
Joel Couture | April 22nd, 2014

RPG mechanics, the supernatural, and a dark detective story mingle deliciously in SWDTech Games' Pixel Noir.

The Grave Digger Hits Greenlight
Joel Couture | March 6th, 2014

Home Groan Games' excellent stealth/puzzle game The Grave Digger is looking to bring grave robbing fun to Steam.

Ascend to Mount Olympus in Olympia Rising
Joel Couture | February 13th, 2014

Paleozoic's Olympia Rising has some great wall clinging & platforming, a beautiful pixel art aesthetic, and a need for some Kickstarter help!

HAWKEN is Headed to Steam
Jarret Redding | February 6th, 2014

A new update for HAWKEN will bring balance updates and a Steam Client.

AGDQ 2014 Speedrun Highlights
Joel Couture | January 28th, 2014

Mario 64 one-handed, blindfolded Punch Out!, and Two-player Goldeneye played live for Cancer research at AGDQ 2014.

Gnah! Looking To Break Minds
Joel Couture | January 20th, 2014

Gnah! possibly named for the sounds I will make while trying to figure out its complex puzzles.

Forever Famicom: DLC 3 Has Dropped
Joel Couture | January 8th, 2014

Mega Ran & K-Murdock release more of the only DLC worth paying for: another awesome album in the Forever Famicom series.

AVGN Movie Finishes Shooting
Joel Couture | January 2nd, 2014

James Rolfe says shooting is finished in his December update, and the movie is moving into virtual effects stages.

Shin Samurai Jazz on Sale
Joel Couture | December 31st, 2013

Shin Samurai Jazz promises neat action/horror gameplay and vicious platforming challenges for cheap!

Oblitus Looking Dark, Hard, and Fun
Joel Couture | December 27th, 2013

Wish there was a game that took elements from Shadow of the Colossus and Dark Souls? You may want to be watching Oblitus, then.

The Steam Holiday Sale is On!
Joel Couture | December 20th, 2013

The Steam Holiday Sale is on. Hope everyone you know and love wanted games for Christmas.

Blur Bomber is Out!
Joel Couture | December 11th, 2013

New Mega Ran Album is ready for your eardrums.

Game Music Bundle 6 is HUGE
Joel Couture | December 3rd, 2013

24 indie soundtracks, including Risk of Rain and Braid, for $10? YES PLEASE.

All Mega Ran Albums %50 Off
Joel Couture | November 28th, 2013

Again, %50 off everything. Go to his site. Really can't break this down much further.

Steam Autumn Sale on Now!
Joel Couture | November 28th, 2013

Officers baffled by rash of bank accounts seeming to empty themselves out overnight.

Valve Announces Steam Machines
Nick Zielenkievicz | September 26th, 2013

Those Steam punks over at Valve finally blew their lid on what we all knew was coming.

Resident Evil 7 to Return to Horror Genre
Nick Zielenkievicz | August 16th, 2013

The next Resident Evil game will be survival horror... provided the franchise can survive the horror of having been an action game.

XBox One Alienates Troops
Joel Couture | June 18th, 2013

Online requirements, Kinect watching & listening, and DRM lock out armed forces

Kingdom Hearts 3...Finally
Joel Couture | June 11th, 2013

Although I think at this point it's hard to justify calling it the third one.

Lowdown on the PS4
Joel Couture | June 11th, 2013

Everything worth knowing about the system in a few sentences.

Screw You Too, Microsoft.
Joel Couture | May 23rd, 2013

Someone in Microsoft's PR department thought I would want an Xbox One after seeing this mess. Right.

GameFAQs Under Threat
Joel Couture | January 24th, 2013

Will Steam Guides be the last nail in GameFAQs' coffin?

The Deadlight Diaries: Part 2
Jason Bond | June 22nd, 2012

Quick, you just got home from work and zombies are attacking! What are you going to do?!

WAKFU Gameplay Videos
Jessica Weimar | February 7th, 2012

Square Enix gives us another free-to-play MMORPG.

Fireball [PC Preview]
Jessica Weimar | January 21st, 2012

Fireball is back with support for PC controls and a new game mode.

CES 2012 Keynote Roundup
Jessica Weimar | January 10th, 2012

A roundup of the gaming news from last night's Microsoft and Sony keynotes.

Sega Delays Anarchy Reigns
Nick Santangelo | December 15th, 2011

Fans will have to wait a little longer for Platinum Games' brawler.

Sine Mora Is Now an XBLA Exclusive
Nick Santangelo | December 8th, 2011

Grasshopper Manufacture and Digital Reality have partnered up with Microsoft to deliver their shooter.

Black Friday Mash!
Katie Horstman | November 23rd, 2011

Goddamn you Kohl's for turning it into Rebecca Black Friday.

The Simpsons Invade E3, er, E4
Nick Santangelo | November 15th, 2011

They'll never stop The Simpsons... not even at the gates of the Electronic Entertainment Expo.

FLASH, Y U NO MOBILE?
Jarret Redding | November 9th, 2011

How am I supposed to play ByteJacker on my phone now? HOW?!

New Trailer for The Old Republic
Nick Santangelo | October 14th, 2011

BioWare's MMORPG will now launch simultaneously in North America and Europe - details inside.

Shank 2 Announced
Nick Santangelo | September 27th, 2011

Hop inside to feast your eyes on the announcement trailer.

Uncharted 3 PS3 Bundle
Nick Santangelo | September 22nd, 2011

Limited to how many people Nathan Drake can deceive.

Burnout Crashes onto PSN
Nick Santangelo | September 20th, 2011

XBLA version stuck in traffic from the pile-up; will arrive tomorrow.

Quantum Conundrum Announced
Mikey Kenney | August 29th, 2011

Square Enix and Airtight games announce the project that the co-creator of Portal has been working on.

Bethesda Pax Lineup
Mikey Kenney | August 26th, 2011

Rage and Elder Scrolls V playable at PAX for all those lucky enough to make it out there.

Go Home Dinosaurs Announced
Nick Santangelo | August 23rd, 2011

Fire Hose Games exploring prehistoric tower defense with their next title.

Dragon Nest Adds PVP
Mikey Kenney | August 22nd, 2011

Now you can kill your friends with all that loot you been collecting.

Gears of War 3D
Nick Santangelo | August 15th, 2011

Epic has added stereoscopic 3D support to their Gears sequel.

ModNation Racers Vita
Nick Santangelo | August 9th, 2011

What? You do better. No really, Sony wants you to rename the game for them.

Ubisoft Unveils Gamescom Lineup
Nick Santangelo | August 5th, 2011

Ezio, Rayman, Tom Clancy and, unfortunately for Germany, The Black Eyed Peas set to invade Cologne.

Resistance 3 Goes Gold
Nick Santangelo | August 5th, 2011

Also inside: a new gameplay trailer and details on packed in bonus content.

Samsung Developing PS Vita CPU
Nick Santangelo | July 30th, 2011

Sony has turned to one of its largest electronics rivals for help creating its upcoming handheld.

Chaos Code Announced
Mikey Kenney | July 29th, 2011

Arc System Works announces new 2D fighting game hitting arcades soon.

Zelda Symphony Site Goes Live
Nick Santangelo | July 27th, 2011

The first Zelda Symphony show will be held in L.A. this October. Fans in other parts of the country will have to wait until early 2012.

Dragon Age II Dropped From Steam
Jarret Redding | July 27th, 2011

Shopping for Dragon Age II or the "Legacy" DLC on Steam? Don't bother, cause Dragon Age II has vanished from the Steam store.

The Darkness 2 Pushed Back to 2012
Nick Santangelo | July 19th, 2011

I could throw a cheap pun in here about how dark the future is looking now; but instead, I'll just take the high road and tell you that things are looking bright for Comic-Con. Whoops.

Steam Simplifies Downloading
Jason Bond | July 18th, 2011

Valve intends to further streamline the customizable nature of its download service.

Creator of Katamari Working on an MMO
Jessica Weimar | July 12th, 2011

And it appears to star some sort of cross between a ram and a Smurf; a completely logical next step for the designer.

Dungeons Gets New DLC
Jason Wersits | July 8th, 2011

50 new dungeons for Dungeons. That sentence looks odd.