GAMES NEWS

September 4th, 2010, 1:30 PM

PAX 2010: Duke Nukem Forever is Alive and Kicking

It’s not just a rumor, Duke is back baby and more bad-ass then ever in a playable demo at PAX Prime 2010 that takes players through three levels of the game, from battling a predator looking alien to driving a classic Duke truck; albeit poorly in our hands. For those not familiar with the story, [...]

September 3rd, 2010, 4:43 PM

PAX 2010: Guild Wars 2 – The Technologies

As a part of their quest to revolutionize the way gamers think about MMORPG’s, NCSoft and ArenaNet have added some of the latest technologies to give players the best possible experience. Apple App Arenanet has stepped outside of the confines of just the game, developing a unique app for use with Apple devices such as [...]

September 3rd, 2010, 4:34 PM

PAX 2010: Portal 2 Co-op Gameplay Demo

At PAX, Valve showed off a demo of Portal 2’s co-op mode. Co-op is separate from the main storyline but developers promise each mode will be about twice as long as Portal 1. One of Valve’s goals after feedback from the original game was to formalize co-op after hearing stories about friends working together to [...]

September 3rd, 2010, 1:52 PM

PAX 2010: The Day Begins

Hardware Canucks is live from PAX 2010, one of the largest gaming expos in North America! Already gaming enthusiasts have crowded the Seattle Convention centre for a glimpse at some of the hottest titles expected. Our first day is chalk full of top games including Guild Wars 2, Portal 2 and Dragon Age 2. Also, [...]

August 31st, 2010, 12:53 PM

Hardware Canucks Is Going to PAX Prime 2010!

This year’s PAX Prime (Penny Arcade Expo) Event is expected to attract one of the largest gatherings of gaming enthusiasts in North America and Hardware Canucks is looking forward to being a part of the action! From September 3rd-5th, 2010, live from Seattle, Washington our event coverage will ensure that we keep you up to [...]

August 20th, 2010, 10:59 AM

Portal 2 Launch Date Announced Plus Gameplay Demo

Valve announced late yesterday at Gamescon 2010, the official release date for Portal 2. Feburary 9th, 2011 is the day to note for the return of GLaDOS and the rest of the Aperture Science gang. It is expected that the game will be available at this time on all platforms including the newly added PS3. [...]

July 26th, 2010, 8:10 PM

Lack of Anti Aliasing (AA) Options for StarCraft II: ATI’s Official Response

ATI’s lack of anti aliasing support for StarCraft II has been well publicized but official responses to the situation were few and far between.  We now have what we have been waiting for:  clarification. As some of you may know, in our StarCraft II GPU Comparison we noted that Blizzard will not be including an [...]

July 19th, 2010, 11:46 AM

Valve Releases Completely Free Alien Swarm Game

Alien Swarm was originally an Unreal Tournament mod, and despite the developers being hired away to Valve, the team still maintained the passion for their game. As it turns out, they have been allowed to take it further than just a UT mod, and the game has been completely rebuilt based on Valve’s Source engine, [...]

July 8th, 2010, 11:35 AM

NASA Launches Moonbase Alpha Video Game

Ever wanted to be an astronaut, well now you can, at least in the virtual sense with the NASA developed Moonbase Alpha video game. NASA created the game as a part of its Learning Technologies project to “engage and educate students about agency technologies, job opportunities and the future of space exploration.” In Moonbase Alpha, [...]

June 15th, 2010, 2:44 PM

Valve Announces Portal 2 and Steamworks for the PS3

Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises and leading technologies, today announced that it will deliver Portal 2 on the PlayStation 3 platform simultaneously with previously announced platforms. The PlayStation 3 version of Portal 2 will be the only console version to include Steamworks. “When the PlayStation 3 was introduced, I was the one of the [...]