Games: PC News


CES 08: Microsoft Announces New Titles Under Games for Windows Banner

By Aaron Linde, Jan 07, 2008 11:05am PST

Amidst an already busy CES, Microsoft also announced nine new titles set for Games for Windows branding, to be released in 2008. Alone in the...


"No they aren't. Bungie for one have no intention of releasing Halo 3 for any other platform."

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Rockstar Games' Entire PC Catalog Arrives on Steam

By Carlos Bergfeld, Jan 04, 2008 1:21pm PST

The entirety of Rockstar Games' PC offerings arrived on Valve's Steam service today, with a 10% discount on titles purchased within the launch...


"I had a much better time playing Vice City than San Andreas. Rockstar went crazy with the ..."

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Valve Gives German Gamers Free Team Fortress 2 Weekend Play

By Carlos Bergfeld, Jan 02, 2008 3:31pm PST

Gamers in Deutschland wanting to try the full version of Valve's Team Fortress 2 (PC, PS3, X360) can give the class-based multiplayer shooter a...


"Pshh... no one can take that seriously, you Dutch guys are stoned all the time anyway."

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Steve Purcell Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 02, 2008 5:36am PST

There's a Q&A with Sam & Max designer Steve Purcell on Adventure Classic Gaming. Purcell is asked about the history of the two characters,...


Steam Holiday Sale

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 24, 2007 7:41pm PST

Valve has announced that every game in the Steam store is now on sale. Titles in the catalog are discounted between 10% and 50%, which means you...


"That's too bad b/c i've had nothing but great success with non-valve games on steam. For the ..."

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Tribes-like GarageGames Web Title Revealed by Alpha Video Leak

By Nick Breckon, Dec 23, 2007 12:43pm PST

Unprotected links on the InstantAction.com website, a browser-based gaming platform in development by GarageGames, have today lead to the discovery...


"Oh and put the shock lance back in!! or something similar! That was the funnest/hardest weapon ..."

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Valve's Steam Service Adds Gift Purchases Option

By Carlos Bergfeld, Dec 18, 2007 2:47pm PST

In the spirit of the holidays, Valve has added a new gift-giving option to its Steam online content service. When purchasing a title on Steam, any...


"I think it should be mandatory. For example what happens if you share a steam account in your ..."

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Guitar Hero 3 PC Patch Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 17, 2007 6:56pm PST

Aspyr Media sends along a Guitar Hero 3 patch, updating the PC release to v1.1. The patch adds a co-op Quickplay game mode, improves whammy bar...


Ubisoft Reveals Free Heroes of Might and Magic Web-based Massively Multiplayer Strategy Game

By Carlos Bergfeld, Dec 13, 2007 11:48am PST

Challenging the notion that web-based games must cater to a casual audience, Ubisoft today announced a massively multiplayer web-based game set in...


"This is exceedingly cool. The more core games that move into a browser environment the more ..."

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XNA Game Studio 2.0 Allows Online Live Multiplayer; New Dream-Build-Play Contest Announced

By Chris Remo, Dec 12, 2007 3:55pm PST

Microsoft has announced the release of the latest version of its XNA Game Studio suite, which allows enthusiast-level developers to create Xbox 360...


"ugh this is pissing me off... I'm trying to install it but it says i need SP1 for Visual Studio ..."

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Blizzard Confirms 'Unannounced MMO' in Works

By Carlos Bergfeld, Dec 12, 2007 11:22am PST

Once again, job listings looking for artists to work on a "Next-Gen MMO" at Blizzard caused speculation in the community forums to run rampant....


"Indeed. People who have never played a "true" MMO often fail to realize the difference between ..."

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Fury Free to Download With December Expansion, 'Bad News' Coming for Dev

By Carlos Bergfeld, Dec 11, 2007 12:30pm PST

Australian developer Auran's PVP-centric title Fury (PC) will become a free download following the title's Age of the Chosen content update...


"Another problem with mmo's is they require an investment of time from the player. You can't have ..."

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Settlers 6 Patch 1.3 Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 11, 2007 10:01am PST

A new update for The Settlers: Rise Of An Empire is now available, updating the strategy game to v1.3. The patch offers game improvements and adds...


The Year Ahead: PC Gaming in 2008

By Nick Breckon, Dec 10, 2007 9:26pm PST

With this year's gaming harvest already played and beaten and filed away into memory like so many saves, it is time now to look on. Past the...


"My list of must haves for 2008: The Witcher (missed this one in 2007) Stalker Clear Sky ..."

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NetDevil Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 09, 2007 10:27am PST

Over at the Internode Games Network you can find a Q&A with some NetDevil folks, asking them about the company's Jumpgate Evolution and Lego...