In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, Senator Jay Rockefeller wants to blame video games

West Virginia Senator John D. Rockefeller introduces a new bill to study the effects of violent video games on children in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting while calling on the FCC and FTC to increase their roles in the gaming industry.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity hits Nintendo 3DS in March

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity is coming to Nintendo 3DS, marking the return of Nintendo's portable dungeon crawling series after a four year hiatus.

Pudding Monsters review: Another hit from the creators of Cut the Rope

It's hard to match the magic of a game like Cut the Rope, but ZeptoLab is doing its best with Pudding Monsters. A sliding puzzle game with a dessert theme, the gameplay is as delicious as its main character. Fresh animations and interesting…

Valve’s Steam for Linux finally enters public beta testing

Valve's Steam for Linux has entered public beta testing a month and a half after its first closed beta test. Will Valve's living room PC be Linux based?

Best PS3 and Vita games of 2012

The PlayStation 3 had several big releases, as did the PS Vita. Here are our choices for the best of the best.
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PDP Afterglow Review

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THQ’s bankruptcy filing reveals new games from Darksiders, Assassin’s Creed creators

THQ has narrowly avoided death yet again. As the publisher enters bankruptcy proceedings to protect its existing projects, new information emerges about unannounced THQ games from the creators of Company of Heroes, Darksiders, and…

Black Isle Studios announces Fallout-esque RPG but doesn’t name staff

The new Black Isle Studios ended three months of radio silence with a call for crowd-funding on its website. The new studio is looking to make a post-apocalyptic RPG called Project V13 but it doesn't reveal who will actually be making it.
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Legoland Hotel California is opening ahead of schedule, and I want to go to there

At last, an American-based Legoland Hotel is opening ... and from the looks of it, the hotel should please all patrons young and old.

Borderlands 2 continues to evolve with news of a level cap bump, third playthrough option

Gearbox Software reveals plans to raise the level cap and add a third playthrough option to Borderlands 2 in early 2013.

Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt DLC heads to new lands with new threats

We explore the first few hours of Gearbox Software's third Borderlands 2 DLC pack, Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt.

Kinect Party review: It’s not really a game, but your kids will love it

What Double Fine Productions' Kinect Party lacks in traditional gameplay mechanics, it more than makes up for in frantic, all-ages fun.