Jonathan Blow’s The Witness earned more in one week than his previous game did in a year

Despite widespread piracy of The Witness, creator Jonathan Blow says that in less than a week, the game has already generated more revenue than his previous game, Braid, did in an entire year.

Cheaters running rampant in The Division's PC beta

Those playing the PC beta for The Division have been encountering players with unlimited ammo and health among other issues, and this has players calling the game's anti-cheat measures into question.
Game Review

XCOM 2 Review

Agonizing yet addictive, XCOM 2 revels in the ecstasy of its difficulty.

Piracy might make Jonathan Blow use DRM in his next game

The creator of critically acclaimed The Witness, Jonathan Blow, voices concerns that the game garnered high popularity on a torrent website. Blow says that his next game might use DRM protection to stop pirates.

Play weird dodgeball in the ’70s with Stikbold!

Stikbold!, a goofy '70s-inspired version of dodgeball developed by Reign Bros, will bring local cooperative and competitive play when it launches this spring for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

Here are the hot new games EA will bring out in the next 14 months

Electronic Arts revealed that a trio of high-profile sequels are on track to come out by the end of the company's next fiscal year, which ends March 31, 2017.
Virtual Reality

No room for a home Holodeck? That’s why VR will bring arcades back

Home video-game systems may have killed arcades, but virtual reality may bring them back. Here’s why VR is uniquely suited for outside the home.
Product Review

Mad Catz RAT Pro X Review

Garish or gorgeous, the Mad Catz RAT Pro X is the last mouse you'll ever need.

‘Let’s Play’ enters the public domain as USPTO kills Sony’s trademark attempt

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has updated its rejection of Sony's recent "Let's Play" trademark request, making it much less likely that the company's attempt to seize control of the phrase will succeed.

Loot Crate adds all-gaming gift box to subscription lineup

Nerd culture subscription service Loot Crate announced a new gaming-themed alternative to their gift box service called "Loot Gaming" during at a panel at PAX South Friday.

Canceled Saints Row PSP spinoff released for free by creators

Developer Volition has unearthed a canceled PSP entry in its popular Saints Row series, and is now giving away an unfinished prototype version playable in emulators free of charge.
Virtual Reality

Apple poaches VR and AR experts to build a massive virtual reality team, report claims

With the likes of Sony, Microsoft, and HTC all well on their way to releasing virtual reality hardware, Apple is reportedly playing catch-up with an aggressive strategy of acquisitions and outside hires.