Sony wants 500,000 players to try PlayStation VR in 2016

Speaking at Gamestop Investor's Day, Sony VP of Marketing John Koller has detailed a relationship between the retailer and the manufacturer intended to help publicize PlayStation VR.

GameStop partners with big-name devs to publish mid-size games

GameStop has signed on a number of well-known game developers, including Ratchet and Clank creator Insomniac Games and Ready At Dawn, for its new publishing division it's calling GameTrust.

BioShock’s Ken Levine will fuse games and film with interactive Twilight Zone reboot

CBS and digital media innovator Interlude have signed on BioShock creator Ken Levine to write and direct an interactive take on the classic sci-fi/horror anthology series, The Twilight Zone.

Insomniac’s new VR games coming to Oculus Rift are nail-bitingly intense

Insomniac revealed two new games for the Oculus Rift at a recent press event: Feral Rites and The Unspoken. The former is an adventure-brawler game while the latter is a PvP game that utilizes spells.

Minecraft sells 10,000 copies per day — teaches computational thinking

Minecraft continues to be staggeringly popular, all the while introducing kids to computational thinking. It might even beat the government in terms of getting kids interested in programming.

Weekly Rewind: Facebook's F8, your brain on LSD, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

The latest Android N Developer Preview contains references to a ‘virtual reality mode’

Google's latest Android N Developer Preview contains references to a "virtual reality mode," a potential sign of new VR-focused mobile software. It dovetails with rumors of two headsets from the company being under development.

Ninja Theory is bringing back double-A games with Hellblade

The developer behind the 2013 reboot DmC: Devil May Cry is back with a new original IP, but this time it's using a different model to cut costs, one that gamers of the early 2000s are sure to remember.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow studio announces multiplayer adventure Raiders of the Broken Planet

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow developer MercurySteam has announced a new IP, Raiders of the Broken Planet. The multiplayer-focused game launches this year for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, and will use an episodic release model.
Virtual Reality

Roblox enters VR space with cross-platform support

Roblox, one of the world's largest user generated gaming platforms, is launching on the Oculus Rift today. With over 300,000 monthly creators it's set to provide the largest set of content on the Rift today.

Dark Souls III DLC coming this fall, publisher confirms

From Software's nightmarishly difficult action-RPG Dark Souls III will get its first downloadable expansion this fall, and publisher Bandai Namco confirms that an additional DLC pack will arrive by the end of 2016.

Report: Red Dead Redemption 2 world map leaked

An image of what may be the world map for an upcoming and long-anticipated follow-up to Rockstar's beloved open-world western, Red Dead Redemption, was posted on gaming forum NeoGAF Friday.