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The annual Game Marketing Awards took place last night, awarding the best in video games marketing. Midnight Oil won best agency of the year, while Ubisoft took home the award for "Best Marketing Team." While you can peruse the full list of winners here, we have a few highlights for you to look...
The Games For Change Festival hosted its annual awards ceremony on Wednesday night, honoring socially conscious games in three categories: Most Innovative, Most Impactful, and Best Gameplay. Game of the Year, the fourth and final award, was given to a game that embodied all three categories.
I wrote the following article a couple of weeks after I started playing Dota 2, back in July of 2012. Now that I'm approaching my two-year anniversary with the game I've been thinking a bit about why I'd recommend it to other people. There are lots of reasons, obviously.
A Sony patent has revealed details for a sensor that measures the changing chemical make-up of your saliva. The miniature sensor would fit behind your two front teeth and detect the levels of enzymes and hormones which can indicate your emotional state, the patent (dug up by NeoGAF) explains.
Whether or not you play space MMO Eve Online, chances are you've heard of it. Did you hear about the controversial banning of a player who tricks people into recorded chat shows while scamming them? Perhaps you read about the colossal battle involving more than 7500 players and more than $300K...
Minecraft Realms, Mojang's server subscription service for Minecraft, is now live in North America. The service was conceptualized as a way to assure parents that their kids would play on safe servers. It costs $13 per month for a subscription to your own self-contained world.
Minecraft's adventure maps have only grown in scale and ambition since we made our first best-of list. Custom maps leverage Minecraft's famous building tools to create curated experiences in exotic worlds. Some are set on floating islands or inside grand mansions, while Zelda Adventure, Crafting...
How Fortnite's pieces fit together SN 08:15AM PDT Apr 24, 2014
Epic's Fortnite finally got unveiled earlier this month, but exactly how all of its disparate parts connect still wasn't quite clear. Between the home base, combat areas, and your own personal palace, how does it all fit together? The answer is that they don't, at least not in a traditionally open...
The Entertainment Software Association--the group that represents the video game industry's interests in Washington D.C.--today released its annual "Essential Facts" report that reveals a number of interesting statistics about the business. One of the most interesting findings from the report is...
Fable has a tradition of dreamy fantasy lighting, going back to the heavy bloom effects of the first game. The team at Lionhead kept this going in Unreal Engine 4 by developing its own dynamic global illumination technology. "It allows dynamic time of day, which adds variation to our world; it...
How long did it take you to collect all 120 stars in Super Mario 64? Surely longer than one speedy gamer, who this week posted a video of what appears to be a world record speedrun. Watch the video below as Twitch user Siglemic completes the beloved 1996 Nintendo 64 game in an astonishly quick...
Child of Light follows Aurora through a dreamy side-scrolling landscape as she fights in turn-based battles with the help of her firefly friend, Igniculus. NES Remix 2 adds a host of classic games like Metroid and Super Mario Bros. 2 to the series' quick-challenge format.
State of Decay PC patch released CVG 07:31AM PDT Apr 24, 2014
The wide ranging update introduces changes to physics, shooting, graphics, sound, zombies and AI, among other features. Physics and Pathing Made vehicles less flippy Improved vehicle entry distances Added a physics test when a vehicle flips to avoid throwing you out of the environment Fixed glass...
The developer behind free-to-play zombie MMO H1Z1 has vowed not to sell important items such as guns, ammo, food or water. John Smedley, president of Sony Online Entertainment, outlined the game's micro-transaction policy on the H1Z1 sub-Reddit. You'll be able to buy wearables because it's a "good...
Unsurprisingly, it appears Microsoft and newly established first-party studio Black Tusk Studios have major ambitions for the all-new Gears of War game for Xbox One in development at the Vancouver-based outfit. A spate of recently posted job listings spotted by DualShockers reveal new information...