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Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade PC DRM unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, May 26, 2011 8:15am PDT

Capcom has revealed more on the fighting game's PC edition, including the new lag-busting tech, system requirements and, unfortunately, some absurd DRM which disables features and reduces the character roster if you're not online.


"exactly the same thing you would have done anyway while the pirates continue to pirate and the ..."

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Capcom USA senior VP on expanding his company's PC offerings

By Xav de Matos, May 12, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Capcom USA senior VP, Christian Svensson, took to his official Capcom blog to detail his company's growing commitment to the PC market.


"Where's Marvel vs Capcom 3 for PC, Capcom? Just use Steam for DRM, Steamworks, and delivery. ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 23 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops mod tools due in May

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 14, 2011 6:00am PDT

The promised Cod Blops PC modding tools are finally due to arrive in May, developer Treyarch has revealed.


"Aww c'mon guys, The Arch is awesome. Maybe because I agree with him the vast majority of the time."

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Bulletstorm PC demo released

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 05, 2011 7:00am PDT

The Bulletstorm demo has finally been released on PC, ten weeks after it hit consoles and five after over-the-top shooter's launch.


"^^^ I liked the game a lot, but beat it in 5 hours (basically one sitting). $60 was way too much"

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Kinect Official Windows SDK Coming in Spring

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 22, 2011 6:00am PST

Though programmers have been tinkering with Kinect on PC for months now, Windows support for Microsoft's motion-sensing Xbox 360 controller is soon...


"TrackIR is an example and it doesn't use 1:1 tracking to achieve a wider range."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 10 comments

Direct2Drive Launches Download Rental Scheme

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 25, 2011 2:30pm PST

Digital distributor Direct2Drive quietly launched a rental scheme for downloadable PC games last week, though so far it's looking somewhat less...


"Gamefly is also paying full price for a limited number of physical copies. Unless D2D is buying ..."

- Schnapple see all 23 comments

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Mod Support Confirmed

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 19, 2011 9:00am PST

As if there were ever any doubt, Bethesda confirmed today that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will receive a modding kit allowing players to create...


"Pretty much the same for me, though I jumped on the bandwagon at Morrowind. I tried Daggerfall a ..."

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Razer Unveils 'Switchblade' Concept Portable Gaming PC With Dynamic Keyboard

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 06, 2011 10:00am PST

Peripheral manufacturer Razer has unveiled a concept design for a portable gaming PC ca


"My Copperhead is the only mouse that hasn't broken in my use. No, I don't beat my mouses. ..."

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Revamped Games for Windows Marketplace Launches

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 16, 2010 6:49am PST

Microsoft's revamped Games for Windows Marketplace has launched, giving the PC games digital distribution service a new lick of paint and a...


"Do you really expect MS to worry about games WORKING post-update? Sheesh, they only care about ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 69 comments

Co-op Space Sim 'Artemis' Recreates Star Trek Bridge Experience

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 26, 2010 9:40am PDT

A co-operative video game where players each control a single station on the bridge of a starship is surel


"My oly gripe is they need to work on the visuals, particularly the displays and interfaces - ..."

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Microsoft Announces Web-Based Games Marketplace for PC Games

By Brian Leahy, Oct 22, 2010 7:00am PDT

Currently, Microsoft sells digital PC titles through its Games for Windows Live client, but that will change on November 15 when the company rolls...


"If a game isn't using Steam I don't have to have Steam open either. What do you mean?"

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World of Warcraft Experiences Growth Spurt, Hits 12 Million 'Subscribers'

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 07, 2010 10:00am PDT

Having stalled at around 11.5 million "subscribers" for a fair while, World of Warcraft has finally received a bump and passed the 12 million mark,...


"It's not about to believe, it's about to understand the use of numbers. While they have data to ..."

- Mini-d see all 19 comments

Microsoft Game Studios: "We Need to Step up" PC Gaming Efforts

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 24, 2010 6:01am PDT

Microsoft Games Studios' general manager Dave Luehmann has addressed criticisms of Microsoft's commitment to PC gaming in an interview with MCV,...


"Yep. Its total hypocrite of Microsoft to suddenly say they wan't to take care of PC platform ..."

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StarCraft 2 Sells 3 Million Copies in First Month

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 01, 2010 5:43am PDT

After selling one million copies on launch day, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty went on to sell over three million copies worldwide in the first...


"I hate those changes. Fuck them. Good for Blizzard ignoring them"

- MamiyaOtaru see all 98 comments

Lost Planet 2 PC Edition Gets DirectX 11, Release Date, Benchmark Test

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2010 10:10am PDT

The PC edition of Lost Planet 2 will be released "beginning October 15," developer and publisher Capcom announced today. The news is celebrated...


"Well I understand what tesselation brings to 3d objects... but I do not see how tesselation is ..."

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