October 2012 Archive

Counter Strike: Global Offensive is free this weekend and it's all thanks to ESWC 2012 finals31 October 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic 1.5 update will bring with it gorgeous foliage shaders31 October 2012
Natural Selection 2 is out now as is its launch trailer31 October 2012
Starbound building trailer shows how its more than just Terraria in space; plus, ape flu31 October 2012
Curiosity is coming next week, 7 November; cubes everywhere prepare to be dissected31 October 2012
Starcraft 2 Clan support "is the first part of a larger social system being introduced in Heart of the Swarm"31 October 2012
Is this two million block cathedral the ultimate Minecraft build?31 October 2012
World of Tanks 8.1 rolls out today, gets pumpkins31 October 2012
Heart of Fear now available for Pandaria players31 October 2012
Maia launches on Kickstarter UK31 October 2012
Kickstarter now accepting UK projects31 October 2012
Kung Fu Superstar is a bit like Guitar Hero for fighting games31 October 2012
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs wants your screams; new trailer elicits them31 October 2012
FSX Blue Angels show off aerobatic skills at virtual air show31 October 2012
Microsoft and Sony are "second class customers" says Prison Architect dev31 October 2012
Vintage airline starts world rally30 October 2012
GTA V release window confirmed as Spring 2013; no mention of PC release30 October 2012
The Spell of Remaking: Derek Paxton on transforming Elemental into Fallen Enchantress30 October 2012
Mak Kickstarter trumps all with breakdancing robots30 October 2012
Mechwarrior Online beta opens up today; get stomping30 October 2012
DUST 514 trailer shocks with scale while also explaining the core game30 October 2012
Ghostcraft: the Minecraft mod inspired by The Hidden: Source30 October 2012
Jens ‘Jeb’ Bergensten is an IGF judge this year30 October 2012
Rift: Storm Legion: Everything we know30 October 2012
Games wanting UK tax breaks must pass cultural test and score half marks30 October 2012
Football Manager 2013: Classic Mode versus Career Mode — which wins out?30 October 2012
New Firefall patch allows players to dress up for Halloween, introduces feral canines30 October 2012
Valve talk Steam for Linux beta, launch and DRM30 October 2012
Modern Warfare 4 revealed by Captain Price [UPDATE: "It's not true", say Infinity Ward]30 October 2012
Assassin’s Creed 3 microtransactions will unlock items in multiplayer30 October 2012
Strike Suit Zero Preview: Dogfighting with a difference30 October 2012
Wasteland 2 concept art reveals Synth faction30 October 2012
The problem with Hotline Miami's dogs30 October 2012
Not in the Valve Employee Handbook: firing staff is a “peer-driven process” too30 October 2012
Old School RPG developers’ Ghost Recon Commander to shut down; Loot Drop staff laid off30 October 2012
Football Manager 2013 demo released; oh God, oh God, I need to write about football like I know what I'm saying29 October 2012
MLG Fall Championship begins this Friday in Dallas, drawing top StarCraft 2 and League of Legends pros29 October 2012
Travel the virtual world in style29 October 2012
Assassin's Creed 3 launch trailer is all pomp and silliness; neglects to mention pattable dogs29 October 2012
Battlefield 3 machinima 'Moments' captures the best of the game and makes it clear why DICE need to start supporting free cam29 October 2012
DayZ 1.7.3 patch adds protections against cheats29 October 2012
Fargo will return to Kickstarter even if Wateland 2 "sells a bunch"29 October 2012
Steam Halloween sale begins and promptly overwhelms the service, Condemned: Criminal Origins arrives on Steam for the occasion29 October 2012
Distance video in which cars sprout wings and beats are thumped29 October 2012
Minecraft 1.4.3 already on its way, addresses raft of minor bugs29 October 2012
Hotline Miami story-driven DLC coming29 October 2012
Skyrim Premium Edition is fatter on PC; includes abridged soundtrack and 600 page Official Guide as ebook29 October 2012
Black Ops 2 live action trailer directed by Guy Ritchie, entitled ‘Surprise’ [UPDATE: It's back!]29 October 2012
Prison Architect sales hit $360,000 in four weeks, Introversion are happy29 October 2012
Wargaming.net fund seach for Spitfires buried in Burma since WWII29 October 2012
Far Cry 3 Monkey Business Pack DLC gets a mission walkthrough trailer; chaos ensues29 October 2012
Assassin’s Creed 3 microtransactions in the works29 October 2012
Dust 514: Everything we know29 October 2012
Anonymous threaten Zynga over the “outrageous treatment of their employees and their actions against many developers”29 October 2012
Steam for Linux beta applications now open29 October 2012
Grand Theft Auto 5 PC release will be delayed, pre-order artwork suggests29 October 2012
Hurricane Sandy postpones MLG's MvP Invitational StarCraft 2 final, $10,000 match moved to Thursday night29 October 2012
Sunday Sales - 28th October: Assault on Dark Athena and Conquest of Elysium on sale and well worth your time28 October 2012
Eidos's Ian Livingstone criticizes broadband providers for holding games back, calls for "super fast" broadband28 October 2012
The Weekly Playlist: fantasy and violence bring us together. And XCOM, still28 October 2012
Rift: Storm Legion's four new souls detailed with short stories28 October 2012
World of Warcraft Battle Chest for £4, but you have till tomorrow28 October 2012
Shadowgate remake Kickstarter launches; more importantly, they've orchestrated the old score28 October 2012
Incredipede released; making odd creatures with too many legs now possible at home without hacksaw and unsavoury behaviour28 October 2012
The week in PC gaming: 22nd/28th October28 October 2012
Tales of the Lane League of Legends playoffs begin today, leading European teams dueling for a trip to Paris semifinals and €15,00028 October 2012
OGN Starleague concludes first StarCraft 2 tournament, Rain defeats DRG for the title27 October 2012
Bioware address criticism of Star Wars: The Old Republic's free-to-play restrictions27 October 2012
Star Citizen stretch goals announced; new ship and a friendly beeping repair bot27 October 2012
League of Legends hero Elise, the Spider Queen, is out now; the video proves it27 October 2012
Interstellar Marines: Prologue turns to Kickstarter; WARNING: pledge video contains shark dogs27 October 2012
Jazz Punk is about to make your weekend with this trailer27 October 2012
Spotlight on Greenlight, 27/10/1227 October 2012
Stardock makes Fallen Enchantress free for Elemental owners26 October 2012
Patch for Ghost Recon Online introduces clan compatibility, Halloween items26 October 2012
Starforge, the indie game that gave Notch "a major nerdgasm," is on IndieGoGo26 October 2012
New Hitman: Absolution trailer showcased at the Golden Joysticks26 October 2012
Golden Joysticks winners announced, Skyrim dominates, is "Ultimate Game of the Year"26 October 2012
RaiderZ is now in open beta26 October 2012
The Far Cry 3 Minecraft mod is out now26 October 2012
STALKER follow-up Survarium in-game screenshots suggest plenty of freedom26 October 2012
Team Fortress 2's annual Halloween event features zombies, spells, the Bombinomicon26 October 2012
Deadlight hits Steam with new trailer26 October 2012
Stealth Bastard Deluxe to feature 80 levels and a story26 October 2012
Far Cry 3 villain Vaas “can come across almost as nice”26 October 2012
Windows 8 Marketplace will sell 18-rated games after all - but not just yet; “Valve can keep being Valve”26 October 2012
Trains vs Zombies 2 is now available, contains trains, features zombies25 October 2012
Maia test video shows off game engine, dripping noises, intimidating drone25 October 2012
StarCraft 2 to gain a levelling system with Heart of the Swarm25 October 2012
Want more voxel-based building games? Timber and Stone is about to sail through Kickstarter25 October 2012
Hotline Miami has more to come, including extra levels, pad support and a patch25 October 2012
Civilization Online announced, is an MMO for the Asian market25 October 2012
Dishonored DLC will feature a new player character; Dunwall City Trials challenge maps due in December25 October 2012
ArenaNet might be making a MOBA, possibly as PvP mode for Guild Wars 2: “You’ll see soon.”25 October 2012
Make Something Unreal Live 2013 closing date for entries is Friday November 2nd25 October 2012
Notch is streaming 0x10c footage right now25 October 2012
Star Citizen achieves both it's Kickstarter goal and $2m target25 October 2012
SimCity is all about earthquakes and homeless people25 October 2012
Team Fortress 2 Halloween comic teases update, sees the return of Merasmus the Magician25 October 2012
Dragon Age 3: everything we know25 October 2012
Minecraft 1.4: The Pretty Scary Update is out today; better mob AI, zombie infections and rideable pigs25 October 2012
ESRB launch free rating system for downloadable games25 October 2012
SOE respond to Planetside 2 aimbot hackers: “We will continue to be extremely aggressive in detecting and banning players who use cheats.”25 October 2012
Wookiee Life Day is coming to The Old Republic25 October 2012
Centaur Warrunner first impressions25 October 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play is now live on the test servers for subscribers to play, wha?24 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 Halloween Act 1 guide - everything you need to know24 October 2012
Left 4 Dead 2's free weekend rewards survivors who help each other24 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 Shadow of the Mad King patch notes go on, and on, and on, and on; 30 new events added and more diving goggles for all24 October 2012
World of Warcraft server transfers made free for the most crowded realms24 October 2012
Starcraft 2 intro aped in Krater co-op announcement24 October 2012
Diablo 3's score is nominated for Hollywood Music in Media Award24 October 2012
Grand Theft Auto 5 artwork: can you spot the real press material?24 October 2012
British tanks are finally coming in World of Tanks update 8.124 October 2012
League of Legends’ most toxic players are “actually improving their behaviour”, say Riot24 October 2012
Planetside 2 aimbot hack appears24 October 2012
Team Fortress 2 Halloween event teased24 October 2012
SimCity release date set for March 8th24 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 paid PvP to be released tomorrow24 October 2012
XCOM Enemy Unknown Elite Soldier Pack DLC now available, comes with classic XCOM soldier24 October 2012
Killing Floor Halloween event and Community Weapons Pack coming; Tripwire want to “reward the best community content makers directly.”24 October 2012
Mirror’s Edge and Dear Esther artist teases “open-world, STALKER-like game without weapons”24 October 2012
Team Fortress 2 Linux added to Steam24 October 2012
How Riot Games are building a better League of Legends, and catching up to their own success24 October 2012
Chiptune Rush is a new store for chip music from the makers of Frozen Synapse23 October 2012
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Slingshot DLC detailed and it's disappointingly linear23 October 2012
Square Enix sign long term contract with Epic Games to use Unreal Engine 3 and 423 October 2012
Hotline Miami launch trailer makes me fear rabbits, rabbits with bats, rabbits with bats and a vendetta23 October 2012
Battlefield 3 will not be getting colour changing option following DICE backtrack23 October 2012
Zynga close Austin studio laying off over 100 staff; rumours suggest Chicago and Boston may have been affected23 October 2012
Steam Workshop celebrates 55 million downloads in its first year23 October 2012
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams released on Steam having passed through Kickstarter and Greenlight to get there23 October 2012
Assassin’s Creed 3 trailer alludes to tragic childhood sequence23 October 2012
AMD release new Windows 8 drivers23 October 2012
World of Warcraft WOWkemon mod makes pet battles look like Pokemon23 October 2012
Minecraft 1.4 release delayed until Thursday October 25th, 1.4.1 pre-release out now23 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 FOV update coming soon23 October 2012
League of Legends' Twisted Treeline map to receive major update23 October 2012
Hotline Miami is out today23 October 2012
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive TV coming before ESWC Finals next week23 October 2012
Blizzard clarify their position on multi-boxing in World of Warcraft23 October 2012
Blizzard were working on a version of Diablo set in space23 October 2012
0x10c multiplayer mode revealed by Notch in new video: “Most of everything is missing, but it's a start!”23 October 2012
Medal of Honor Warfighter day-one patch needed to fix serious matchmaking issues and single player “progression stoppers”23 October 2012
The Castle Doctrine, Jason Rohrer's new game, is "a massively-multiplayer game of burglary and home defense"22 October 2012
Elder Scrolls Online screenshots reveal game might take place in a fantasy setting22 October 2012
Vigil Games' co-founder leaves; developer teases new content for Darksiders 222 October 2012
Firefall Fest begins; hosts include Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton, and Nathan Fillion22 October 2012
Ubisoft announce work on Assassin's Creed Movie's screenplay has begun following partnership with New Regency22 October 2012
The ComputerCraft mod for Minecraft: I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords22 October 2012
Skyrim is a set text on RICE University's English course; English students the world over say "C'mon, really?"22 October 2012
Strike Suit Zero launches Kickstarter to fund last leg of development; mod tools announced as stretch goal22 October 2012
Riot release viewing numbers for League of Legends Season 2 championship, the most-watched eSports event in history22 October 2012
Team Fortress 2 Manniversary sale celebrates two years of Mann Co. Store22 October 2012
Battlefield 3: Aftermath hands on: scoping out the enemy22 October 2012
Agricultural Simulator 2013 has chirpy trailer, 100 vehicles and modifications, is out in November22 October 2012
Doom 3: BFG Edition The Lost Mission reuses entire rooms from original game22 October 2012
New Minecraft server searching tool makes life much easier22 October 2012
Medal of Honor Warfighter trailers detail Spec Ops combat training22 October 2012
Battlefield 3 no colour grading option to be enabled by DICE in next update22 October 2012
Why SOE scrapped EverQuest Next: “We saw the writing on the wall with SWTOR.”22 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 Shadow of the Mad King Halloween event goes live today, launches paid PvP tournaments22 October 2012
Team Acer dominates DreamHack Bucharest StarCraft 2 tournament as Nerchio defeats teammate Bly to win final22 October 2012
The week in PC gaming: 15th / 21st October21 October 2012
Dragon Age 3: Inquisition concept images show scale Bioware are pitching for in sequel21 October 2012
The Weekly Playlist: It's not all Dishonored and XC... deja vu?21 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 Shadow of the Mad King trailer makes up for lack of jump scares with a square pumpkin21 October 2012
Battlefield 3 Aftermath detailed - Scavenger mode will have you scrabbling to victory; also, colour tweaking made legal21 October 2012
Team Meat continue to shy away from controversy with their new game: Mew-genics21 October 2012
Bioshock Infinite Beast of America trailer features big guns, big beasts, and big sounds21 October 2012
Indie wargame masterpiece Unity of Command comes to Steam, and here's why you should grab it21 October 2012
Taipei Assassins leverage their new star power to lobby for eSports recognition from Taiwan's governing sporting body20 October 2012
Sons of StarCraft, documentary on StarCraft 2 casting duo Tasteless and Artosis, gets a fantastic trailer20 October 2012
League of Legends hero Elise has been three years in the making and is almost ready to hatch onto the battlefield20 October 2012
DayZ Standalone screens show peaceful, empty world. That won't last long20 October 2012
Rift: Storm Legion allows players to build their own "piece of Telara" with its housing tools20 October 2012
Apotheon gameplay trailer begs libations and sacrifices to its developers20 October 2012
League of Legends patch hitting public beta; Rengar and Evelynn are being nerfed, Syndra's getting boosted, and so much more20 October 2012
Total War: Rome 2 gameplay footage shows Carthage brought to its knees20 October 2012
Loot Drop cancel Old School RPG Kickstarter: "our pitch just wasn't strong enough to get the traction we felt it needed to thrive"20 October 2012
Spotlight on Greenlight, 20/10/1220 October 2012
Life wins GSL tournament to become first StarCraft 2 "Royal Roader", defeats four-time champion Mvp20 October 2012
DreamHack Bucharest StarCraft 2 tournament this weekend offers a big opportunity to European pro community20 October 2012
Green Man Gaming cut heads and prices by up to 75% with Horror Deals20 October 2012
SlayerS StarCraft 2 team disbands amidst public quarreling, president of Korean eSports Federation resigns19 October 2012
Total War: Rome 2 combines land and sea assaults; see them in action19 October 2012
Elder Scrolls and Kingdoms of Amalur lead designer joins Turbine19 October 2012
CD Projekt RED name new game Cyberpunk 2077, bring Mike Pondsmith onboard19 October 2012
Congratulations to Steve Hogarty #winner of 'Top Tweeter' at Games Media Awards19 October 2012
Valve unveils Concepts, a Greenlight section for unfinished, early projects19 October 2012
GSL Code S StarCraft 2 finals tomorrow, Mvp vies for fifth GSL championship title against newcomer Life19 October 2012
Minecraft 1.4 pre-release out now, adds new sound effects and bug fixes19 October 2012
Storm Legion preview: Rift's continental ambitions, plus we have 500 keys to give away!19 October 2012
Good Old Games promoting entire Interplay Catalogue in pay what you want deal19 October 2012
Cube World to be renamed, Wollay wants you to help19 October 2012
Planetside 2 release date revealed - new Amerish continent shown19 October 2012
Dire Tire is the Dota 2 Halloween map, new game mode hinted19 October 2012
Stellar ambition: An interview with Maia creator Simon Roth18 October 2012
XCOM: Enemy Unknown mod brings back scrapped 'Second Wave' campaign options17 October 2012
AI War: Ancient Shadows and 6.0 update coming 19 October17 October 2012
Ex-Stalker devs make Humans Must Answer; putting in you in command of a crew of “intelligent and dangerous chickens”17 October 2012
Star Citizen minimum specs revealed; also "players will be given full control" and "encouraged to mod the game"17 October 2012
Outlast trailer makes toes curl and lips quiver; new survival horror from ex-Ubisoft and EA developers17 October 2012
Maia set for alpha release in mid-January, funding to begin early November17 October 2012
Minecraft Weekly Snapshot arrives early, fixes a raft of bugs17 October 2012
World of Warcraft updates to get smaller, more frequent: “We’re going to change what it means to be a WoW patch”17 October 2012
The WarZ developers “don’t mind being compared to DayZ at all”17 October 2012
Mark of the Ninja out now on Steam17 October 2012
Planetside 1 is going free-to-play17 October 2012
Star Citizen "pushing $900,000" within one week, developers consider expanding to Kickstarter17 October 2012
PC gamers, stay strong. Do not be tempted by Surface pre-orders17 October 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 launch trailer revealed, a great many things explode17 October 2012
League of Legends world champions Taipei Assassins touch down in Taiwan17 October 2012
Here's what free to play Star Wars: The Old Republic players won't get17 October 2012
Far Cry 3 official Minecraft mod coming October 26th17 October 2012
Skyrim patch 1.8 beta hits Steam, improves general stability17 October 2012
Project Eternity Kickstarter closes at $3,986,929, Obsidian celebrate with dancing and inflatable unicorn, Urquhart: "Everybody here is just extremely ecstatic"17 October 2012
The War Z developers copied League of Legend's Terms of Service, forgot to take out references to Riot Games16 October 2012
Assassin's Creed 3 multiplayer trailer shows you how many times someone can get hit in the legs with a hammer before you become desensitised16 October 2012
Call of Duty Elite may be going free but "PC will not be supported"16 October 2012
League of Legends season 3 will bring big changes to Junglers16 October 2012
Steam security loophole discovered; Safari users need to be particularly aware16 October 2012
Half-Life's opening levels recreated in Minecraft16 October 2012
Doom 3: BFG Edition launch trailer is not for viewers who dislike big monsters, big guns, and big fonts16 October 2012
Dishonored PC improvement guide: increase FOV, disable intro movies, more16 October 2012
Microsoft lay off up to 10% of Lionhead staff16 October 2012
Mineways: Minecraft structures meet 3D printing, look gorgeous, drain your wallet16 October 2012
Diablo 3's new Infernal Machine mode: what is it and how does it work?16 October 2012
Huge Planetside 2 changes incoming ahead of launch date announcement16 October 2012
Borderlands 2 Mechromancer abilities detailed16 October 2012
Scrolls hands on: what the cards have in store16 October 2012
XCOM: Enemy Unknown recreated IRL16 October 2012
Next Skyrim DLC 'Dragonborn' to include mountable dragons and Morrowind locations16 October 2012
Riot examining role of jungle in League of Legends; “The current dominant jungle strategy is fairly stagnant.”16 October 2012
Bioshock Infinite AI and combat leads leave Irrational for Microsoft16 October 2012
Rift: Storm Legion expansion pre-purchase now available on Steam16 October 2012
Diablo 3 patch 1.0.5 launches tonight, get your patch notes here16 October 2012
Project Eternity is in its last day, now the most funded game on Kickstarter16 October 2012
The best games from the League of Legends Season 2 playoffs15 October 2012
Overgrowth video explains why the AI was too amazing for humans to comprehend and had to be dumbed down15 October 2012
Riot clarify "tournament-in-a-box" offline mode, stress that League of Legends LAN play is not in the works15 October 2012
Steam Greenlight approves 21 more games, including Octodad and Insterstellar Marines15 October 2012
Minecraft IRL: bridging the gap between worlds15 October 2012
The Astronauts are not making an FPS, are not using Kickstarter, and are not afraid to drink beer at work15 October 2012
Profile: League of Legends Season 2 champions Taipei Assassins15 October 2012
World of Warcraft pacifist player reaches level 90 without killing a single enemy15 October 2012
Sim City trailer shows disasters are a triumph of destruction15 October 2012
Call of Duty Elite will be free for Black Ops 2 release: “Call of Duty is at its best when our community is united."15 October 2012
DayZ standalone screenshots reveal building interiors15 October 2012
Remembering Doom: some of the PC's biggest developers talk about their first time15 October 2012
War of the Roses to get more weapons, maps and modes: "We'd love to add a single player component as long as it makes sense" 15 October 2012
Planetside 2 rate of fire is faster at higher FPS15 October 2012
Diablo almost became a Game Boy game15 October 2012
Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan is released15 October 2012
XCOM sales flounder on consoles, win on PC15 October 2012
Transformers Universe trailer and screens emerge, beta registration begins15 October 2012
Black Ops 2 Zombies trailer reveals crafting15 October 2012
"Spying" Bohemia developers' release delayed by Greek justice system strikes15 October 2012
EA accidentally give away thousands of free games via Origin15 October 2012
The week in PC gaming: 8th/14th October15 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 Shadow of the Mad King update brings new Halloween adventures, events, and decorations to Tyria14 October 2012
Starcraft 2 progamer Stephano suspended for "joke" about child abuse14 October 2012
Kickstarter UK will launch 31 October; project submission has already begun14 October 2012
Wasteland 2 "fat" trimming exercises are cutting out two decade-old gaming problems14 October 2012
Star Wars: The Od Republic 1.5 update live on public test servers14 October 2012
League of Legends World Championship Final recap: Taipei Assassins crush Azubu Frost14 October 2012
League of Legends World Championship Finals today, Azubu Frost and Taipei Assassins fight for $1 million13 October 2012
XCOM: Enemy Unknown patch plays literary hokey cokey, patching references to books in and out of the game13 October 2012
Metro: Last Light drops multiplayer to "focus 100% of the studio’s resources on the single player campaign"13 October 2012
Carnage trailer takes all the good of Mad Max and shoves it into a multiplayer kill'em'up13 October 2012
Hotline Miami: Wear Something Fancy trailer may cause you to see your breakfast again13 October 2012
EVE Online: Retribution trailer gives an overview of the expansion and shows off a horrific Icelandic pastime 13 October 2012
The Weekly Playlist: it's not all Dishonored and XCOM, promise13 October 2012
Spotlight on Greenlight, 13/10/1213 October 2012
The Minecraft Structure Planner: For all your spherical needs12 October 2012
Available now: The Green Light bundle, seven games that aren't yet Greenlit for just $512 October 2012
Notch shows off new 0x10c footage, fires lasers everywhere12 October 2012
The Just Cause 2 multiplayer beta is now open12 October 2012
Dishonored art directors redesign London’s Shard skyscraper12 October 2012
Far Cry 3 to have better driving than Far Cry 2: “We want travel not to become a chore.”12 October 2012
Dota 2 Halloween-themed map uncovered12 October 2012
Hawken closed beta date set for October 26th12 October 2012
Star Citizen was "on track to break crowd funding records" until site crashed, says Roberts12 October 2012
Diablo 3 Monster Power option will be disabled by default; here’s how to turn it on, and why you might want to12 October 2012
Mechwarrior Online Founders’ premium time still being worked out for open beta: “We are looking into how we can ensure the Founders can be happy with their purchase.”12 October 2012
Project Eternity screenshot revealed, and it’s a thing of quiet beauty12 October 2012
World of Warcraft 5.1 patch notes: Alliance-Horde conflict heats up, introduces Brawler's Guild12 October 2012
League of Legends has 32 million active players12 October 2012
FM 2013 hands-on: SI's eureka moment12 October 2012
Left 4 Dead 2 Vs The Rolling Stones: Doom and Gloom is evidence Mick Jagger has been playing Swamp Fever12 October 2012
Minecraft introduces anvils: they hurt when they land on you11 October 2012
Borderlands 2 DLC Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty announced, out October 16th11 October 2012
OnLive was sold for less than $5 million to avoid a “forced piecemeal auction”11 October 2012
Chris Roberts: the new mode of games development is “incredibly exciting and empowering”11 October 2012
Former People Can Fly creative lead opens new studio The Astronauts, will use Unreal Engine 311 October 2012
Battlefield 3 is getting a server update tomorrow: here's the full list of changes11 October 2012
Ex-Midnight Club developers working on Unity-powered Carnage Racing11 October 2012
Mechwarrior Online open beta starts on Tuesday 16th11 October 2012
Dishonored crash issues affect PC version, Bethesda advise workaround11 October 2012
Chris Roberts: PCs far outstrip consoles for raw gaming power11 October 2012
Far Cry 3 interview: Vaas is the in-game equivalent of a "Tube nutter"11 October 2012
Treyarch don’t understand why you hate the Call of Duty engine11 October 2012
Riot hand down judgments, punishment for cheating in League of Legends Season 2 playoffs11 October 2012
Windows 8 Marketplace won’t sell 18-rated games11 October 2012
League of Legends Season 2 semifinals recap: Moscow 5 v Taipei Assassins and CLG EU v Azubu Frost11 October 2012
Dust 514 will outlive the PS3: “We've got crazy ideas that will take us through another 20 years of development."11 October 2012
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 patch 1.18 reduces lag and lays groundwork for server optimisations10 October 2012
Battlefield 3 easter egg is an actual egg of dinosaur-like proportions10 October 2012
Dota 2 Polycount contest asks artists to create a whole new item set for a hero10 October 2012
GameMaker: Studio patch makes software Windows 8 compatible; competition launched to encourage submissions10 October 2012
PlaySpan security breach affects players of World of Tanks10 October 2012
StarCraft 2's GSL Season 4 Code S semifinal recap: Rain battles Mvp, TaeJa gets a Life lesson10 October 2012
Hitman: Absolution trailer shows off the game’s cutscenes, designed as “breaks” from the game’s relentless challenge10 October 2012
Hands on with Far Cry 3: madmen, rabid dogs and dislocated thumbs10 October 2012
Creative Assembly’s Viking: Battle for Asgard coming to Steam next week10 October 2012
Maxis explain why SimCity is always online: “We really thought about this SimCity as multiplayer from the ground up”10 October 2012
Star Citizen revealed: Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts returns to the games industry10 October 2012
Blockscape: the latest voxel sandbox game10 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 to get mobile authenticator10 October 2012
Blizzard All-stars: everything we know10 October 2012
Pay what you want for Larian RPGs on GOG10 October 2012
Pre-order A Game of Dwarves and have ale literally grow on trees10 October 2012
Cube World now has four classes to swap between in-game10 October 2012
Team Fortress 2 Mann vs Machine to get new difficulty levels, loot, and matchmaking in new update10 October 2012
The Binding of Isaac Unholy Edition released allowing us to actually hold the dark roguelike in our hands9 October 2012
Natural Selection 2 release date set for 31 October9 October 2012
Far Cry 3 trailer shows off native island tribe and dehearting an animal9 October 2012
Dishonored launch trailer shows, well, blood, murder, and special powers. Still exciting though9 October 2012
Infinite sneaking: Gunpoint level editor announced9 October 2012
EVE store closing temporarily; stock clearance sale in effect9 October 2012
Hungry? XCOM Epic Meal Time has you covered9 October 2012
Crysis 2 texture mod beta will have you ask one more time: “Can it run Crysis?”9 October 2012
Crysis 3 multiplayer supports more players on PC than on consoles9 October 2012
Project Eternity to get expansion pack six months after release9 October 2012
League of Legends players defend Riot over Season 2 World Championships drama: “Don't be so hard on them.”9 October 2012
SimCity live-streamed gameplay demo coming tonight; watch it here9 October 2012
ArenaNet to develop Guild Wars 2 PvP as an eSport, starting with automated tournaments: “We listen to you and we hear what you’re asking for.”9 October 2012
Borderlands 2's Mechromancer class available today9 October 2012
Battlefield: Bad Company gets its own TV show9 October 2012
Riot reschedule League of Legends Season 2 playoffs, change venue for finals9 October 2012
WARFRAME dev diary gets us up close with two of the game's exoskeletons8 October 2012
David Gibbins to write Total War: Rome 2 book series8 October 2012
Stealth Bastard Deluxe spotted making its way into shops for November release8 October 2012
Blazing Griffin announce Full Steam Ahead, sequel to The Ship8 October 2012
This is not an XCOM: Enemy Unknown review8 October 2012
Better wipe the blood off your rubber animal mask: Hotline Miami gets 23 October release date8 October 2012
Hitman: Absolution on 'Purist' difficulty leaves you with just a crosshair. Good luck with that8 October 2012
Walking Dead Episode 4 US release date set for this week8 October 2012
Hearts of Iron: East vs West revealed - The game that came in from the cold8 October 2012
Activision pull Modern Warfare 2 map from rotation following complaints over use of Muhammad quote8 October 2012
Project Eternity gets mod support, more layers for its mega dungeon8 October 2012
Blizzard release hotfix after World of Warcraft hackers kill entire cities8 October 2012
This is not a Dishonored review8 October 2012
Relic on the closure of Company of Heroes Online: "A challenging game for the team"8 October 2012
Riot respond to “disappointing” LoL World Champ drama8 October 2012
World of Warcraft replicated 1:1 in Minecraft8 October 2012
Red Orchestra dev on mod tools: “I never understand why companies effectively block people from doing that stuff.”8 October 2012
How to win Make Something Unreal, by the team that did8 October 2012
The week in PC gaming: 1st/7th October7 October 2012
Bad to worse: allegations of cheating at League of Legends playoffs, Team SoloMid's Reginald expresses view that Azubu Frost abused the stage minimap7 October 2012
Doom 3: BFG Edition: Everything we know7 October 2012
League of Legends Season 2 playoffs Day 3 recap: Network failure suspends play, Riot postpone finale of CLG EU v. World Elite match, semifinals7 October 2012
League of Legends Season 2 quarterfinals marred by multiple network failures, disconnections: CLG v World Elite to regame deciding match7 October 2012
Torchlight 2 patch tweaks graphics and fixes gameplay6 October 2012
Magnus first impressions6 October 2012
Ice Ice Baby: Planetside 2 Esamir continent goes live this weekend6 October 2012
Dishonored ducked boss fights, calling them "dogmatic" tropes of video games6 October 2012
Two tribes go to war: Blizzard detail World of Warcraft 5.1 patch6 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 legendary items are going to be a trek to build but are worth it for looks alone6 October 2012
Spotlight on Greenlight, 6/10/126 October 2012
League of Legends Season 2 Playoffs Day 2 recap: Moscow Five and Azubu Frost dominate, Taipei Assassins stun NaJin Sword6 October 2012
Riot eSports VP Dustin Beck on planning for League of Legends Season 3 and improving the competitive ecosystem6 October 2012
Whatever happened to EVE's "walking in stations" update?5 October 2012
EVE Online: Retribution will revolutionise bounty hunting, for great justice5 October 2012
Seven brilliant things about Hitman: Absolution5 October 2012
Skyrim: Hearthfire is out now on Steam5 October 2012
Carrier Command: Gaea Mission has a demo, is a Bohemia Interactive game that exists5 October 2012
League of Legends Season 2 Playoffs Day 1 recap, Azubu Frost and NaJin Sword looking fearsome5 October 2012
Mismatches and falling stars in the GSL StarCraft 2 tournament's round of eight5 October 2012
Assassin's Creed 3 trailer shows Connor is not much fun at all; pretty good with an axe though4 October 2012
Maine Republican Party attack Democrat candidate for playing World of Warcraft; claim she is "living a time-consuming double life"4 October 2012
Dota 2 patch lets you create your own eSports team; wave your flag4 October 2012
Medal of Honor Warfighter gameplay trailer displays a reckless disregard for the rules of the road4 October 2012
XCOM launch trailer makes internet gnash teeth for actual launch of XCOM4 October 2012
Dishonored interactive trailer lets you play (and die) in, oh, so many ways4 October 2012
World of Tanks 8.1 will introduce British faction with 22 tanks-worth of tech tree to explore4 October 2012
Look out for the new witch hut in the latest Minecraft snapshot4 October 2012
Mists of Pandaria sells 2.7 million copies in its first week4 October 2012
Relic wanted to make Eastern Front expansion for Company of Heroes but “couldn’t do the snow”4 October 2012
We have League of Legends IP boost codes to give away, come claim yours!4 October 2012
Latest Dota 2 patch introduces new hero, Magnus the Magnataur4 October 2012
Exodus at BioWare continues as SWTOR creative director Daniel Erickson leaves Austin studio4 October 2012
Kickstarter is “turning devs into high paid escorts/circus animals” with high pledge rewards, says Rovio Stockholm head4 October 2012
Notch’s 0x10c footage shows off lighting, physics, and staircases of new Mojang game4 October 2012
George Washington becomes King of America in the Assassin's Creed 3 DLC4 October 2012
The League of Legends Season 2 playoffs start today, twelve top teams competing with $1 million on the line4 October 2012
Cliff ‘CliffyB’ Bleszinski leaves Epic: "it's time for a much needed break" 4 October 2012
Bethesda open new studio, Battlecry; headed by former SWTOR executive producer3 October 2012
Unity of Command expansion details revealed; prepare for a bulge (of Kursk)3 October 2012
Hitman: Absolution trailer filled with killing, killing, and more killing. Plus, death by disco ball3 October 2012
World of Warplanes trailer shows lush beaches, clogged cities, and trainsplosions3 October 2012
Endless Space update Rise of the Automatons introduces new race3 October 2012
First Mists of Pandaria raid opens its doors: The Mogu'shan Vaults3 October 2012
Mass Effect 3 patch is vast, fixing just about everything3 October 2012
Unofficial Battlefield 3 mod brings back natural colours, looks lovely, angers devs3 October 2012
Assassin's Creed 3 interview: Ubisoft discuss boats, booty and bellends3 October 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic 1.4 leak shows off new area, boss, companion, pets, dailies3 October 2012
No mods or user hosted servers for Black Ops 23 October 2012
Tomb Raider hands-on preview: the thrill of the hunt3 October 2012
Mojang sign deal with Egmont to publish Minecraft magazine and book3 October 2012
DayZ mods: how to play on modded maps, including Lingor, Takistan, Fallujah and Utes. 3 October 2012
Wizardry/Jagged Alliance’s Brenda Braithwaite and Doom/Anachronox’s Tom Hall are Kickstarting an old-school RPG, or two3 October 2012
Indies can now make games using GameMaker and release them on Steam Workshop for free3 October 2012
Planetside 2 membership benefits revised, no more increased resource caps3 October 2012
City of Heroes cannot be saved, NCsoft tell fans3 October 2012
Empire: Total War’s early game was made too complicated by its setting and scale, say Creative Assembly3 October 2012
Epic announce Make Something Unreal Live 2013 contest3 October 2012
Funcom say The Secret World is "not going free-to-play any time soon"2 October 2012
World of Tanks hits 40 million registered users; world worries virtual tank manufacturers in danger of running out of virtual metal2 October 2012
WoW patch 5.0.5 hotfixes detailed; loving crabs is now properly rewarded2 October 2012
Steam start selling software2 October 2012
Marvel Heroes closed beta begins; Gazillion adamant that it's not a demo2 October 2012
Guild Wars 2 patch fixes bugs and curries buns2 October 2012
Wing Commander creator to unveil new project on October 10th2 October 2012
STALKER follow-up Survarium’s scavenger faction revealed: players to begin the game “alone, dirty, living in slums”2 October 2012
A Dishonored non-lethal playthrough will take at least 22 hours; longer if you’re not an Arkane level designer2 October 2012
Morrowind Overhaul 3.0 brings together the best Morrowind graphics mods2 October 2012
Valve introduce Classic Competitive matchmaking to CS:GO, with match abandonment punishable through forced timeouts2 October 2012
Project Eternity Kickstarter adds a new $2.4 million stretch goal2 October 2012
Mass Effect Trilogy bundle to be better on PC2 October 2012
Save tiny kittens by Steam Greenlighting Edge of Space2 October 2012
Shogun 2 modding tools are out now, Assembly Kit will let you change history2 October 2012
A Valley Without Wind 2 announced; free for owners of original A Valley Without Wind1 October 2012
Riot unleash Honor on League of Legends community, encourage players to reward good behavior1 October 2012
Black Ops 2's achievements, among other things, reward not being set on fire; also, bus maintenance1 October 2012
Leaked screenshots show XCOM FPS may have become a third person shooter1 October 2012
SWTOR encyclopedia gets a trailer. So, it's come to this.1 October 2012
Top Korean StarCraft 2 pros competing in GSL Code S round of eight this week1 October 2012
Steam Linux beta release "in a few days"1 October 2012
Battlefield 3: Aftermath trailer shakes things up1 October 2012
Hitman: Absolution: everything we know1 October 2012
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition: everything we know1 October 2012
Dota updated to version 6.75: changes just about everything1 October 2012
Far Cry 3 hands on: another day in paradise?1 October 2012
Company of Heroes 2 hands on: smoke gets in your eyes1 October 2012
Diablo 3 1.0.5 patch notes detailed1 October 2012
Eve Online to get $10,000 cash tournament1 October 2012
Eve Online: Retribution revealed: a new justice system, the recreation of bounty hunting, and better specialisation for frigates1 October 2012
Doom 4 added to Steam content database1 October 2012
Falling prices, shogunates, and samurai in Total War Steam sale1 October 2012