Games: PC News


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...


Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 1.20 Patch

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 03, 2007 9:57am PST

A new Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 patch is now available, updating Konami's football sim to v1.20. The patch addresses some Windows Vista issues.


Stargate Worlds Diary

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 08, 2007 10:34am PST

RPG Vault has been updated with the first Stargate Worlds development diary. This opening installment covers storytelling in MMOs.


Homeworld Franchise Potentially Ressurected As Relic Owner THQ Acquires Trademark

By Nick Breckon, Nov 03, 2007 6:03pm PDT

Fans of the groundbreaking Homeworld series of 3D space RTS games may yet have reason to hope for a new sequel. Forum members of the fan site...


"To learnthis game just use the tutorial and keep doing everyday until u get used to the controls "

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Tribes-like Shooter Coming to InstantAction.com from GarageGames

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 24, 2007 4:53pm PDT

Though several titles have been announced for GarageGames' web-based 3D gaming venture InstantAction.com, what could certainly be the most...


"I've had my fingers crossed for this for a long long time (ever since rumors of "Legion" were ..."

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