Job Simulator is first title for the Vive VR device

We first heard about Valve and HTC’s partnership yesterday. Now Owlchemy Labs has some ideas about what we should do with the darned thing. It has revealed Job Simulator, which takes place in a future that sees most tasks done by computers. Job Simulator will allow the citizens of 2050 to experience what the good more »

QuakeCon 2015 registration opens March 4

QuakeCon 2015 approaches. In five months, people will descend upon Dallas, Texas, excited to fanboy (and fangirl) over Quake and DOOM. Really, July 23, 2015 will come up faster than you think. which is why you should be prepared to perhaps start registering on March 4, 2015. At 7pm CST, March 4, prospective QuakeCon 2015 more »

TwitchCon could be better for Let’s Play “stars” than attendees

Game steaming has become a viable method of entertainment media. League of Legends finals draw over 30 million viewers, there were 9.4 million Awesome Games Done Quick unique viewers this year, and in 2014 Twitch had over 100 million unique, monthly viewers. It’s no wonder that TwitchCon 2015, the first official convention celebrating streaming games, more »

Bethesda E3 Showcase could mean big things

Select companies put on elaborate showcases at E3. Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, Ubisoft, and EA come to mind. They’re all huge and develop and publish between five and ten, sometimes even more, games per year. Oddly enough, Bethesda Softworks will join those ranks at E3 2015 with an open-to-the-public, invite-only Bethesda E3 Showcase on June 14, more »

Minecon 2015 is July 4-5

Minecon 2015 is going to happen. The future of the Minecraft convention seemed uncertain after Microsoft took over Mojang, but of course it’s happening. All companies involved enjoy money too much! So save the date, collect your cash, and get a passport, because Minecon 2015 is happening July 4-5, 2015 at ExCeL London Exhibition and more »

Videoball Preview: Do not play Videoball against Tim Rogers

Look, I get it. Videoball, the minimalist title from Action Button Entertainment, is a promising game, and you want to give it a try. And Tim Rogers, the main mind behind the game, is right there. But don’t give in to the temptation. Sure, you may have seen the game here and there over the more »

Swords & Soldiers II Preview: Meat again on the battlefield

The original Swords & Soldiers was a success for developer Ronimo, spreading from WiiWare to PC, mobile and other console platforms and gaining many fans of its side-scrolling RTS gameplay. With its sequel, Swords & Soldiers II, Ronimo is returning to its Nintendo home, focusing on a screen-versus-screen multiplayer experience that lets players see full-screen more »

Shoot the breeze with Scooter in Tales from the Borderlands

It’s not clear if you’ll be able to Catch-a-Ride! with him, but according to the newest trailer for Telltale’s episodic game, Tales from the Borderlands, players will, at the very least, be able to interact with the lovable mechanic, Scooter. It’s a good thing, too, because Scooter’s magnetic personality and endearing slowness are downplayed in more »

AGDQ 2015 ends with a 1.5 million-dollar bang

Chances are, you’ve spent some portion of the last week watching nerds more insane than you or I put their inhuman dedication to video games to the test for an awesome cause. 2015 has proved to be yet another great year for the Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) crowd, as they raised over 1.5 million more »

CES 2015: SteelSeries Apex M800 designed for top speeds

People get serious about their mechanical keyboards. They expect the best, whether they’re using them for work or play. At CES 2015, SteelSeries unveiled an Apex M800 that the company hopes could be one of the best in the business. It’s throwing around terms like “the fastest” and “most customizable” for this one. I suppose more »

CES 2015: Nyko focused on the PS4 and Xbox One

When you have a new console, you tend to want things to be just right. You want to tailor your experience to your needs, which usually means getting at least one peripheral that makes it a little more your own. Fortunately for PS4 and Xbox One owners, Nyko’s CES 2015 showings are taking steps toward more »

CES 2015: Razer brings Forge TV, OSVR, and Nabu X

I know Razer is responsible for making all kinds of great products for gamers, but whenever I hear the company’s name, my mind immediately goes to peripherals. I think it’s because I’ve been spoiled by their gaming mice. CES 2015 is probably going to change that, though, because this year the company brought an Android more »