GAMES NEWS

November 10th, 2011, 4:02 PM

Breaking: Valve Announces Massive Steam Server Intrusion

Valve has revealed that hackers have gained access to the Steam database and have pulled countless user names, passwords and other information.   Earlier this week many noticed that the Steam forums were experiencing issues and were later taken down.  It turns out that the damage incurred by hackers was more widespread than was originally [...]

October 15th, 2011, 10:32 AM

Live From the NVidia Geforce LAN

Your faithful corespondent and our news editor Sam Reynolds, is on-board the USS Hornet and is preparing coverage of Day 2 of the NVidia Geforce LAN as we speak. This event is bringing together more than 600 PC gamers onboard the USS Hornet in sunny California.  Throughout the event’s three days here are some serious prizes up [...]

September 27th, 2011, 2:14 PM

Report: PC Gaming to Overtake Consoles by 2014

Console gamers have long mocked their PC brethren, saying that we were living in a post PC gaming era. However, a new report by DFC Intelligence, commissioned by Nvidia, says that PC gaming revenue is set to overtake that of consoles by 2014. This report also mentioned that current generation PCs are 10x as powerful [...]

September 26th, 2011, 2:14 PM

EA Posts Recommended System Specs for Battlefield 3

EA has posted the recommended system specs for Battlefield 3 over on the beta website: OS: WINDOWS 7 64-BIT PROCESSOR: QUAD-CORE CPU MEMORY: 4 GB HARD DRIVE: 20 GB GRAPHICS CARD: DIRECTX 11 COMPATIBLE WITH 1024 MB RAM (NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 560 OR ATI RADEON 6950) SOUND CARD: DIRECTX COMPATIBLE KEYBOARD AND MOUSE DVD ROM [...]

September 22nd, 2011, 10:03 AM

Valve Announces Arsenal Mods for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced the new game modes for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO). Targeted for release via Playstation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and Steam (for PC and Mac) in early 2012, [...]

September 6th, 2011, 1:11 PM

Valve Brings Steam Trading Out of Beta

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) today announced the official launch of Steam Trading. Released in beta a few weeks ago, Steam Trading allows gamers to exchange in-game items and game gifts. The Steam Trading beta began with Team Fortress 2 items and game [...]

August 29th, 2011, 1:11 PM

DICE Talks About Frostbite 2 and Direct X 11 at Pax Prime

NVIDIA’s Gefore blog caught up with Patrick Liu, a producer at DICE, at PAX Prime this past weekend in Seattle to talk about the tech behind the new Frostbite 2 engine. Liu said “We added a ton of stuff – we basically rewrote the rendering engine from scratch to add real-time radiosity on the PC… [...]

June 14th, 2011, 11:47 AM

New Free to Play Games Arriving on Steam

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today introduced support for Free to Play (F2P) Games on Steam with the launch of five F2P games. Available immediately, the launch titles are Spiral Knights, Forsaken Worlds, Champions Online: [...]

June 13th, 2011, 9:20 AM

Duke Nukem Forever to Feature NVIDIA 3D Vision Support

NVIDIA today announced that the year’s most-anticipated PC game, Duke Nukem Forever, will provide full support for NVIDIA 3D Vision  technology, enabling gamers to experience the King and his alien-bashing antics like never before in high-quality, breathtaking, stereoscopic 3D. Scheduled to launch in the U.S. on June 14, 2011, Duke Nukem Forever is the long-awaited [...]

April 29th, 2011, 11:52 AM

Valve Announces First Portal 2 DLC

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress, and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced the first game add-on for the year’s highest rated multiplatform game, Portal 2, is in development and targeted for this summer. Portal 2 DLC #1 will offer new test chambers [...]