Amazon’s releasing their very own game engine. Lumberyard, as they call it, is based on Crytek’s famous CryEngine, and can be used to develop games for both PC and consoles. It’s also free to download, and comes with “no seat fees, subscription fees, or requirements to share revenue.”
The last time we heard from Chinese cracking forum 3DM—responsible for illegal cracks of pirated video games—they were being frustrated by Just Cause 3's “Denovo” copy protection. Now they’re walking away from the game entirely.
HTC and Valve’s Vive VR headset lets you physically move around in virtual reality. You can walk, run, jump, flail your arms, and all that good stuff. You can also be a shambling disaster zone.
UFC fighters live-streaming on Twitch, this is a thing that happens now. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson is probably most successful, given his penchant for drunk dialing former opponents and talking shit to them live.
I whirled around and plugged two perfectly placed shots into an enemy player. I was finally getting the hang of Vive VR shooter Hover Junkers. I was in the zone. I thought nobody could take me by surprise. Then I watched as another player slowly raised a gun to their head and pulled the trigger.
Earlier this week, Kotaku was approached by a marketing firm working for the publisher Perfect World. They wanted us to help sell two of their games. And in the process, they inadvertently gave us a behind-the-scenes peek at what it looks like when YouTubers shill for game companies.
Today, Sony announced that it is bringing together Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Network Entertainment in a new entity. It’s called Sony Interactive Entertainment.
The 17-inch Predator gaming laptop is one of several new black-and-red gaming-focused products aimed at getting gamers to utter the words “Acer” and “badass” in the same breath. Let’s see if that trick works.
The name’s Narcisse. Yeah, numbnuts, I’ve heard all the jokes. I’m a newspaperman. No matter how hard I try every night, I can’t scrub the newsprint off my palms. Problem is, the bastard politicians running Westport are threatening to add bloodstains to all that ink.
The Ghostbusters Level Pack for LEGO Dimensions dropped this week, compressing the classic comedy down to about a half hour while still hitting all the beats.
Anthony Thomas will take your old Nintendo DS, rip off its top screen, move the speakers, clean things up, paint it and turn it into something way cooler: a Game Boy Macro, an unofficial, over-sized brother to Nintendo’s actual (and wonderful) Game Boy Micro.
The last time I talked to my mom on the phone she told me I should be starting to think about retirement. She told me I should be thinking about my future. I was thinking about where I was gonna get the $150 I needed for my insurance premium and still eat. After I hung up with my mom, I played Dwarf Fortress until 6…
Way back in 2007 lawyers gathered together a group of gamers angry with Microsoft over scratched Xbox 360 discs to form a class action lawsuit. Nine years later the Supreme Court is preparing to hear Microsoft’s plea to have the case dismissed for a second time.
You’ve got yourself an iPhone and you want to play some games on it. You might not want to just plunge into the App Store—it’s a jungle, full of deadly spiders, wild animals, and bad games. Here, let us help you.
Gaming peripheral and system maker Razer shows up at CES 2016 this week its smallest, cheapest Razer Blade laptop yet. The Razer Blade Stealth is Ultrabook sized, but with the optional Razer Core it can deliver desktop-level performance.
Every part of your gaming PC is precious, working in harmony with other parts to make your games smooth and pretty. But the graphics card is the crown jewel, so iBuyPower’s small form factor Revolt 2 puts it in the appropriate spot.
Valve has finally apologized for last week’s Steam Christmas disaster, explaining in a lengthy statement today that the issues stemmed from a Denial of Service attack and wound up exposing the information of around 34,000 users.
Yesterday saw some Star Wars excitement as a video circulated suggesting one of The Force Awakens’ biggest unanswered questions was actually answered in Disney Infinity’s movie play set. Nah. Didn’t happen.
Did you know that Pols, the rabbit-looking things in the original Legend of Zelda, are meant to be destroyed not with arrows but by talking into a microphone? And that the Japanese version of the Zelda board game was way better than the North American one?