Home Theater

Redbox raises the rent on DVD and Blu-ray discs just in time for the holidays

Redbox will be hiking up prices of all DVD and Blu-ray rentals on December 2, while games will have a reprieve on a price hike until January.

Behind the scenes: How Sunset Overdrive got its gritty punkpocalyptic soundscapes

Take a peek behind the scenes at the making of Sunset Overdrive's dynamic punk rock soundtrack, crafted in a collaboration between developer Insomniac Games and producer Pyramind Studios.

The Walking Dead weekly recap: ‘Crossed’ signals

The AMC zombie drama offers up an uneven hour of television, as four separate story lines spin their wheels and never really get anywhere.

Learn about Jigglypuff’s rise to power over a decade of Super Smash Bros. Melee

A software engineer has produced a fascinating analysis of the shifting character rankings for Super Smash Bros. Melee over a decade of high level play.

DIY Midgar: This fan completely rebuilt Final Fantasy VII in LittleBigPlanet 2

Dedicated fan Jamie Colliver has spent two years painstakingly recreating Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII inside Media Molecule's game creation toolkit LittleBigPlanet 2.

Alienware now shipping its Alpha console box

It was announced in June, pre-orders opened in August, and now it's finally here — the Alienware Alpha console PC runs Steam games on Windows through a customized UI and Xbox 360 controller.

Thedas was wracked by Garden Warfare in this Dragon Age: Inquisition easter egg

Eagle-eyed gamer FioraAeterna tweeted an easter egg in the Dragon Age: Inquisition codex that refers to Plants vs. Zombies, PopCap's tower defense series, also published by EA.
Product Review

AVADirect Z97 Quiet Gaming Review

The Z97 Quiet Gaming is the obvious choice if you want to play PC games in peace.

Lost and X-Men stars join the cast of Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break [updated]

Lost star Dominic Monaghan and X-Men: Days of Future Past actor Shawn Ashmore appear to be filming appearances in Quantum Break, if the screengrab of a now-deleted tweet is to be believed.

Ubisoft provides workaround for Assassin’s Creed Unity glitch causing crashes

In response to a reported bug that causes Assassin's Creed Unity to crash at the main menu when pressing Continue, Ubisoft has issued a workaround: delete your friends.

Here are the nominations for The Game Awards 2014

Producer Geoff Keighley announced the nominees for the first Game Awards, a recently-announced annual award show similar to Spike TV's Video Game Awards.
Game Review

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U delivers spectacular melee action far beyond brawl.