Nintendo’s Plan to Quietly Kill the Wii U – GameSpot

By Tom Mc Shea The Wii U is performing dismally at retail. It’s the depressing reality in which we live, and one that has caused us to think up ways to improve the console’s fate. What if Nintendo no longer bundled it with the expensive GamePad? Or partnered with outside studios willing to create exclusive games for the Wii U? Then maybe the system wouldn’t … Continue reading Nintendo’s Plan to Quietly Kill the Wii U – GameSpot

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Everything you need to know before playing Dark Souls 2 – GameSpot

By Martin Gaston Dark Souls II launches next week, and From Software’s follow-up to surprise hit Dark Souls looks set to be just as intricate as untangling a set of earphones that have been sitting in your pocket for a week. Even more daunting: If you’re a player familiar with Dark Souls, well, you can pretty much say goodbye to all the tricks you (may … Continue reading Everything you need to know before playing Dark Souls 2 – GameSpot

Age of Wonders III Feels Like A Highlight Reel Of PC Gaming’s Best – GameSpot

By Maxwell McGee On paper, Age of Wonders III sounds intimidating. It’s an independently developed turn-based strategy game for the PC with a legacy that stretches back over a decade. As someone jumping into the Age of Wonders series for the first time, I was picturing menus piled on top of menus full of confounding research trees and political stratagems I was 10 years too … Continue reading Age of Wonders III Feels Like A Highlight Reel Of PC Gaming’s Best – GameSpot

Why are some games so buggy? – GameSpot

By: Eddie Makuch Technical issues–better known to gamers as “bugs”–are nothing new. Sometimes they are funny but other times they cause extreme frustration and can even lead to lawsuits. But why aren’t they weeded out in the development process? The Division developer Massive Entertainment lead gameplay programmer Anders Holmquist has offered up an answer to that question, saying it all comes down to what your … Continue reading Why are some games so buggy? – GameSpot

No Half-Life 3, but here’s what we learned from Gabe Newell’s AMA – GameSpot

By Zorine Te Valve co-founder and managing director Gabe Newell participated in an Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) thread on Reddit today, after his previous attempt at an AMA was unsuccessful. We’ve rounded up some of the most upvoted questions and corresponding ans[…] Read more here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/no-half-life-3-but-here-s-what-we-learned-from-gabe-newell-s-ama/1100-6418110/ Continue reading No Half-Life 3, but here’s what we learned from Gabe Newell’s AMA – GameSpot

State of Decay: Lifeline puts you in control of the military – GameSpot

By: Emanuel Maiberg Lifeline, the upcoming expansion for State of Decay, will put you in control of a military unit with new objectives and abilities, developer Undead Labs announced on its blog. You’ll control Greyhound One, a small military unit sent to the city of Danforth to rescue scientists whose research is critical to fighting the zombie outbreak. The game will start at the height … Continue reading State of Decay: Lifeline puts you in control of the military – GameSpot

Play Batman vs Superman vs many other DC characters in Infinite Crisis’ open beta on March 14 – GameSpot

By: Emanuel Maiberg The DC Comics multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game Infinite Crisis will start its open beta on March 14, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developer Turbine have announced. Warner Bros. also said that it’s adding three new Champions to the game: Green Ar[…] Read more here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/play-batman-vs-superman-vs-many-other-dc-characters-in-infinite-crisis-open-beta-on-march-14/1100-6418052/ Continue reading Play Batman vs Superman vs many other DC characters in Infinite Crisis’ open beta on March 14 – GameSpot

Advantage PS4: Why Sony is winning the console war – GameSpot

By: Justin Haywald Just in case you’re someone who’s inclined to read the title of this opinion piece, skim the first paragraph, and then jump straight to the comments section, this is not a doom-and-gloom message for Microsoft. The Xbox One is selling really well, the Microsoft games division isn’t about to go out of business, and the launch of the Xbox One has not … Continue reading Advantage PS4: Why Sony is winning the console war – GameSpot

Report: Sony’s PS4 virtual reality headset to be announced in March – GameSpot

By: Eddie Makuch Sony will officially announce its PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset during the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, a source told TechRadar today. The show opens on March 17 and GameSpot will be in attendance. headset during the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Fr[…] Read more here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/report-sony-s-ps4-virtual-reality-headset-to-be-announced-in-march/1100-6417875/ Continue reading Report: Sony’s PS4 virtual reality headset to be announced in March – GameSpot

Google’s Project Tango phone can turn any room into a game world – GameSpot

By: Emanuel Maiberg Google has announced Project Tango, a new phone with highly customized hardware and software designed to allow it to track its motion in full 3D, in re[….] Read more here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/google-s-project-tango-phone-can-turn-any-room-into-a-game-world/1100-6417918/ Continue reading Google’s Project Tango phone can turn any room into a game world – GameSpot