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Steam’s massive annual Winter Sale kicks off with steep game deals, awards voting

Here’s a short poem I just wrote about Valve boss Gabe Newell. Tell me what you think: “His eyes, how they twinkled; his dimples, how merry! His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry. His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, and the beard on his chin was big and lustrous and contained thousands of ... Read More »

Every new game revealed at The Game Awards 2016, from Guardians of the Galaxy to Zelda

We’re still a few weeks out from announcing our own Game(s) of the Year list, but 2016’s first Faux Video Game Oscars event happened last night: The Game Awards, the show that Geoff Keighley spun out of Spike’s old Video Game Awards. And as with every year, the awards themselves took second stage to the non-stop hype train of trailers ... Read More »

This week in games: Revolver steering wheels and a game built around RTFM

I was hoping for more news out of Tokyo Game Show this week but apparently it’s not to be. Other than the last-minute delay of The Last Guardian (again) and a mediocre Watch Dogs 2 trailer (below), things have been quiet out of Japan. But hey, Zachtronics is bringing out a spiritual successor to TIS-100, American Truck Simulator is selling ... Read More »

Mobile-app game to raise funds for slum children

In a great noble gesture to humanity, a 17-year-old-boy from Gurgaon developed a mobile app games to raise funds to provide education for the poor children dwelling in the slum areas. The developer, Ranvijay Singh, is a commerce student of Suncity School in Gurgaon. How did Singh come up with the idea? “While travelling to the school every day, I ... Read More »

facebook celebrates ecu soccer championship with ‘mystery’ game

fb Messenger released a hidden football sport to commemorate the UEFA eu soccer championship on Wednesday. gamers enter a soccer emoji into the Messenger field after which if your associate taps it, a mini-gameensues. gamers faucet the ball to hold it within the air, after which jump it as frequently as feasible with their chat mate to rack up high ... Read More »

8 Android camera apps as a way to take your image game to the subsequent level

shootingstuffSee larger imageImage courtesy Florence Ion It’s time to start taking higher snap shots There’s that antique, overused saying that the pleasant camera is the only you’ve were given with you. but ifthe only you’ve were given in your hand comes with the maximum ineffective digicam software, then it’s the worst. fortunately, there are plenty of apps within the Google ... Read More »

With sales declining, GameStop steps into game publishing

As digital sales of video games take a bite out of its bottom line,GameStop is dipping its toes into potential new revenue streams that are a bit outside its comfort zone. The retailer announced Thursday it will act as the publisher for the new title from storied game developer Insomniac Games, creators of the “Ratchet and Clank” series and “Sunset ... Read More »

Ubisoft’s just-announced Assassin’s Creed VR experience isn’t a game

Assassin’s Creed is coming to virtual reality. The film, not the game. But not really the film? It’s all sort of confusing, just like every single one of these VR “experiments” by non-gaming companies. Last night, Fox took to the stage at AMD’s press conference to announce Assassin’s Creed VR Experience, a collaboration between the studio and its visual effects ... Read More »

Cramer game plan: Retail earnings ready to run

Amid the market’s new-found stability and less volatile environment, Jim Cramer could finally focus on his strong suit—bottom-up analysis of stocks. “This less brutal backdrop has allowed us to analyze individual stocks and make judgments the way we used to before the beginning of this miserable year,” the “Mad Money” host said. Cramer attributed the positive backdrop to the Federal ... Read More »

With sales declining, GameStop steps into game publishing

As digital sales of video games take a bite out of its bottom line,GameStop is dipping its toes into potential new revenue streams that are a bit outside its comfort zone. The retailer announced Thursday it will act as the publisher for the new title from storied game developer Insomniac Games, creators of the “Ratchet and Clank” series and “Sunset ... Read More »