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What will happen to Minecraft’s Minecon?

A lot of questions about Microsoft’s Minecraft acquisition answered today. We know it’s still going to be on PC, mobile, and PlayStation devices, despite Microsoft owning the developer and game. Markus “Notch” Persson has said he’s out, now that Microsoft is taking everything over. Plus, the price tag was revealed to be a whopping $2.5 more »

Microsoft makes biggest Minecraft purchase ever

Microsoft is spending the most money anyone has ever spent on a Minecraft after a formal announcement was made that a $2.5 billion deal for Microsoft to buy Mojang has been finalized. Reports circulated last week that Microsoft was in serious talks with Mojang for a mega-deal. More reports surfaced over the weekend stating that more »

My Skyrim child is more awesome than yours

My kid is way better than yours. Well, unless you installed the same Skyrim mod I installed. I’ve mentioned that I’m addicted to Skyrim mods already. The number of things the various mods can add are amazing, from new gameplay mechanics to entire new quests. Recently, I found a mod that lets you make any more »

Bear Senpai – a bear dating sim – wants your money

We’ve romanced humans, pigeons, and alpacas. Has the time come to get some sugar bear loving? Toni Rocca, creator of Bear Senpai, thinks so. A Kickstarter is on, with the hopes of raising $18,000 for a bear-y It’s koala or nothing! Rocca bares all in the Bear Senpai description. The goal is to create a more »

Jean Grey’s 52 Review In Marvel Heroes 2015 Looks Amazing

I’ve mentioned in the past that I love Marvel Heroes 2015, and that’s still true. It’s like Diablo 2 meets Marvel, and that’s amazing. A number of the characters have been going through changes of late, something called a “52 Review” because it involves getting their ultimate power at level 52. Jean Grey has been more »

The Shifting focus of The Sims games

I’ve just begun taking my first steps into The Sims 4. There were about thirty minutes spent creating a single sim, and then at least two hours that went into getting her accustomed to her virtual world. (Because of course I’m the kind of self-centered person who makes a Sim of herself first.) It’s nowhere more »

Grand Theft Auto V gets a date with PS4, Xbox One and PC

America’s favorite pastime is back this November 18, 2014 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One—sorry PC gamers that have to wait until January 27, 2015. No, I’m not talking about the NFL. Well, yes, that’s back too. But I’m referring to Grand Theft Auto V. Rockstar Games finally spilled the beans on the worst kept secret more »

Help, I’m addicted to Skyrim mods!

It’s been about four months since I got Skyrim. I got all the DLC for it when I got the game, because Steam is amazing. I’ve probably only beaten the game twice, but I’ve already forgotten what the vanilla Skyrim experience is like. I’m even using terms like “vanilla” when I’m talking about it! Steam more »

Train Fever review: Still love playing with trains?

Train Fever Price: $34.99 System(s): PC, Mac, and Linux Release Date: September 4, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Gambitious (Urban Games) If you’ve never heard of Urban Games, don’t feel bad! As it turns out, Train Fever is this Swiss team’s debut game. And quite honestly, you’d think this team has been around for years. Train Fever runs on an more »

New Twitch.TV spambot empties Steam accounts

Anyone who has spent any amount of time on Twitch.TV knows that the place is rife with bots. There are viewbots, spam bots, and even Nightbot. Viewbots can get streamers banned for artificially inflating their numbers. Spambots like to fill the chat with spam that you really should ignore. Nightbot loves nothing more than to more »

Boss Monster video game coming to Steam

It’s no surprise Brotherwise Games received plenty of funding for it’s second big Kickstarter project. After all, the fundraiser for the of Boss Monster earned well over its proposed goal. This time, Brotherwise asked fans for cash to fund a video game adaptation, originally planned for the iOS and Android mobile platforms. Thanks to a more »

Here’s Your September 12, 2014 Indie Game Bundle Update

There’s a big indie game bundle update for you today! Ready? Okay, there are 28 bundles available. Isn’t that massive and awesome? There is such a great selection this week, and anyone who loves games can benefit. If you can only purchase one, though, then grab the Humble Indie Bundle 12! GamerTell’s Best Indie Game more »