Gaming
Gaming

Double Fine’s ‘Massive Chalice’ crushes its Kickstarter goal, and still has 23 days to go

Double Fine's 'Massive Chalice' Kickstarter reach its funding goal of $725,000 after less than a week. It's Double Fine's second successful Kickstarter campaign, after the one for the adventure game that became 'Broken Age' earned many…
E3

E3 2013 preview: Sony and Microsoft cross swords, Nintendo scrambles for a 1-up

E3 2013 is coming, and with it will come a new day for the gaming industry. E3 has always been an important annual event for gaming, but this year’s show will be the biggest in years.
Gaming

The HD remake ‘Fable Anniversary’ coming to Xbox 360 (but not Xbox One) later this year

Microsoft revealed the game Lionhead has been teasing all week, an HD remake of the original 'Fable' called 'Fable Anniversary.' Curiously, it won't appear on Xbox One, despite the fact that both the game and the console are expected to…
Gaming

Halo 4 multiplayer update boosts weapon damage, movement speed

The latest multiplayer update for 'Halo 4' boosts the damage output of many weapons and bumps up player movement speed by 10-percent. In related news, a Raptr case study suggests that interest in the latest 'Halo' is waning faster than it…
Computing

MSI unveils Haswell-powered GT70 Dragon Edition 2 Extreme gaming laptop

MSI released an amped-up version of its popular gaming laptop with the GT70 Dragon Edition 2 Extreme gaming notebook. This device features impressive hardware and increased cooling technologies, as well as Intel's new Haswell processor.
Gaming

‘Deus Ex: The Fall’ teasers hint at big game reveal

Eidos Montreal teased something called 'Deus Ex: The Fall' on Twitter and Youtube today, hinting that something will be announced tomorrow. Previously, publisher Square Enix registered domain names for something with the same name.
Gaming

Zynga lays off 18-percent of its staff [updated]

Zynga confirms plans to shut down three of its studios, in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas, and cut its workforce by 18 percent - amounting to more than 500 lost jobs - between now and August 2013.
Gaming

Wikipad’s Android gaming tablet set for release on June 11 for $250

Wikipad, Inc. confirms a June 11, 2013 launch for its Android v4.1 Jelly Bean-powered Wikipad tablet. The portable gaming device comes in two pieces: the 7-inch tablet at the heart of it and a separate twin-thumbstick gamepad dock.
Gaming

Halo: Spartan Assault comes to Windows 8 devices in July 2013

Microsoft reveals Halo: Spartan Assault, a top-down action game that will be coming to Windows 8 devices -- including smartphones, tablets, and Win 8 PCs -- in July 2013. Dark Horse Comics will also be released a three-part tie-in…
Computing

Alienware X51 refresh powers up with Intel’s new Haswell chip

Dell refreshes its line of console-sized Alienware X51 gaming PCs for a new generation, with Haswell i5- and i7-equipped machines that play nice with Nvidia's GTX 670 GPUs.
Gaming

The Digital Self: Is the Xbox One the latest privacy fiasco, or am I just a crank?

The Xbox One has sparked the latest round of warnings over consumer privacy. But given the lack of negative consequences from data collection so far, are those of us who warn about such perils prophets or cranks?
Computing

The Predator is back – Acer’s gaming PC gets updated with Intel Haswell & Nvidia graphics

Acer just announced the newest update in its Predator desktop gaming PC with a new Intel Haswell processor, Nvidia graphics, and 3TB hard drive. The redesigned Predator tower has a new look in sleek black with red-orange detail on the front…