Games: PC News


First Official Screens From GarageGames' Web-based Fallen Empires: Legions Released

By Chris Remo, Jan 16, 2008 11:13pm PST

Developer GarageGames has sent over the first official screenshots from its upcoming browser-based action game Fallen Empires: Legions. Alpha...


"I dont know it sounds like it will play in a browser window. I hope not. Why? Well even if ..."

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Stargate Worlds Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 15, 2008 8:31am PST

TenTonHammer has a new Stargate Worlds Q&A, asking the Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment folks about the game after seeing the first trailer.


Battleships Forever, Space Combat for Free

By Chris Remo, Jan 14, 2008 4:14pm PST

The Game Developers Conference is coming up, and along with it the Independent Games Festival. The other day I checked out one of the IGF...


"This is pretty cool. I like the Warning Forever-like art though I would have preferred more ..."

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You Wanna Be the Guy? This Game Will Kick Your Ass

By Chris Remo, Jan 10, 2008 2:18pm PST

Back when my buddies and I played Neversoft's classic Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 on Dreamcast all day, we had the Start-scroll-A button motion down...


"That cute little guy jumping around reminds me of that game Bangaio for the DC and N64 (which I ..."

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Valve Brings Extended Portal Demo to NVIDIA Gamers

By Aaron Linde, Jan 09, 2008 12:02pm PST

An extended PC demo of Valve Software's 2007 hit (and Shacknews Game of the Year by both readers and editors) Portal (PC, PS3, X360) will be made...


"I responded to this message when I got it. This is the response from customer support: I ..."

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Stargate Worlds Teaser Trailer

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 08, 2008 6:09am PST

The first Stargate Worlds teaser trailer, first shown on the Sci-Fi channel a couple of days ago, is now available online. No release date has been...


"There's a character in the trailer that proves that one wrong. The asgard. :("

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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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