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X-Wing & TIE Fighter on GOG.com

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
The timer on GOG.com has hit zero, and the DRM-free game marketplace now confirms the new publisher they have a deal with is indeed LucasArts. Their games from the publisher are now available,...

PC Valkyria Chronicles Confirmed

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
SEGA tweets a confirmation of yesterday's indications that a PC edition of console strategy game Valkyria Chronicles is in the works. Here's the short and sweet tweet: "Gallia, to arms! Return to the...

Hearthstone Botters Banned

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
A post on Battle.net has word from Blizzard that they've banned "several thousand" Hearthstone accounts for the use of third-party software to play as bots in the virtual card game. Word is cheaters...

Spacebase DF-9 Released; Free Hack n' Slash for Backers

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
The Spacebase DF-9 Blog has word that Spacebase DF-9 is now available, along with word on the version 1.0 that represents the official release of Double Fine Productions' space strategy game for...

Civilization: Beyond Earth Linux & OS X Status

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
The GameAgent Blog updates Linux and OS X gamers on the status of their ports of Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, the just-released turn-based strategy game (thanks Ant via GamingOnLinux/Linux...

Particulars Next Month

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
Surprise Attack Games ambushes us with the news that we should expect the release of Particulars on November 19th, saying that's when the space game will emerge from early access for full release on...

Team Fortress 2 Scream Fortress Changes

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
The Team Fortress 2 blog has details on this year's Halloween celebrations in Team Fortress 2. Noting this event was becoming the equivalent of leaving a bucket of candy for trick-or-treaters to help...

Morning Previews

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
Dirty Bomb on games.on.net.

Morning Consolidation

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
PS4 system update 2.0 is now live. NBA LIVE 15 Launches Today. Cowen & Co. analysis sees CoD pre-orders well down, YoY. Thanks HARDOCP. Feel It: WWE 2K15 Now Available on PlayStation3 and Xbox 360....

Morning Mobilization

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
How CVS and Rite Aid?s wrongheaded war against Apple benefits Walgreens. Thanks Ant. Here's Why Apple Rejected Your iOS App. Thanks Ant via Slashdot. Alienware Launches The Alienware 13 Gaming...

Morning Metaverse

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
Twitch bans 'sexually suggestive clothing' in new terms.

Morning Tech Bits

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
Alienware Unleashes Revolutionary New Graphics Amplifier with Highly Anticipated Portfolio of Ultimate Gaming Systems. The Retina iMac and its 5K display? as a gaming machine? Intel Pentium 4...

Morning Safety Dance

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
Study: Playing violent video games in 3-D can lead to higher levels of anger. Or maybe it's just the 3D. RRVS, Facebook and Yahoo work to prevent identity theft. Thanks Ant via DSLReports. Taking...

Morning Legal Briefs

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
EFF rates companies on willingness to fight ?copyright and trademark bullies?.

Game Reviews

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:19am
Endless Legend on Gaming Nexus. Lords of the Fallen on Eurogamer.net, GameSpot, IncGamers.com, PC Gamer, and Polygon. Pike and Shot on Armchair General.

X-Wing & TIE Fighter on GOG.com?

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:42pm
A timer on GOG.com is counting down the seconds until 9:00 am tomorrow morning, saying a new game publisher will be joining their DRM-free marketplace at that time. This thread on their forums has...

PC Valkyria Chronicles Plans?

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:42pm
European ratings agency PEGI now offers ratings for a PC edition of Valkyria Chronicles, suggesting a PC edition of the console strategy game is in the works. According to their rating: "The content...

Democracy 3: Clones & Drones Released

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:42pm
Positech Games has released Democracy 3: Clones & Drones, a new Democracy 3 expansion that takes the political simulation in the future when politicians will have new issues to campaign over. This is...

Steamships Ahoy - Dungeon of the Endless

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:42pm
Dungeon of the Endless has emerged from early access and is now available as a full release on Steam for Windows, Linux, and OS X. "For nearly a year we have been listening to our community?s...

Skara: The Blade Remains Early Access

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:42pm
8-Bit Studio now offers early access on Steam to Skara - The Blade Remains, the Unreal Engine 4 game they describe as a "revolutionary ?multiplayer online versus? (MOV), hack n? slash em up." This...