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  • Blog Post: Archive.org Expands Adds 2,400 MS-DOS Games To Free Online Collection

    In addition to the over 900 classic arcade games, The Internet Arcade has posted playable version of 2,400 old-school MS-DOS games. Archive.org has been doing some great work in preserving video game's early history (something I touch on in this feature ), and has now expanded with a staggering selection... More
  • Blog Post: Tera Going Free On February 5

    En Masse's massively multiplayer role-playing game is joining the ranks of the free-to-play revolution on February 5. As with most subscription-gone-free games, Tera will have tiers roughly analogous to "free player, subscribed player, and player who bought the box." The usual bonuses like... More
  • Blog Post: Second Wave Of Indie Games Greenlit On Steam

    Valve announced today that over 20 more titles have been selected as part of its Steam Greenlight program – more than twice the number initially planned. Valve cites the development and gamer communities' enthusiastic response to the program as the driving factor in increasing the size of the... More
  • Blog Post: Free Blacklight: Retribution GI Weapon Tags

    Win one of these free tags for your Blacklight: Retribution weapon and you can represent GI as you gun down fools in the free-to-play sci-fi shooter. Enter into the contest for free right here , and the free tag and helmet shown above could be yours! What finer way to celebrate the weekend, the onset... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Horror Sensation Slender To Get Sequel For Commercial Release

    Mark Hadley's terrifying cult hit is being reimagined in Slender: The Arrival, being made in partnership with Blue Isle Studios. Slender is a uniquely terrifying game that has a simple goal: you have to retrieve eight pages that are scattered throughout a dark woods. However, the whole time you're... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian's Project Eternity Makes Its Kickstarter Funding Goal

    Obsidian, the development studio behind games like Fallout: New Vegas and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, posted a Kickstarter yesterday hoping to fund its game, Project Eternity, to the tune of $1,100,000. Today, a full month before the campaign's expiration, the game has been funded... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian Takes To Kickstarter For Next Project

    The independent developer is asking for $1.1 million in funding to make the isometric PC RPG of their dreams. The now-revealed secret project is a love letter to the late-1990s golden age of PC RPGs. "Project Eternity will take the central hero, memorable companions and the epic exploration of Baldur’s... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Flight Trailer Shows Off Its Free Goods

    Microsoft Flight Simulator has been around since the early days of Windows, but it never looked anywhere near so good as it does in its latest incarnation. Though Flight lacks the "Simulator" in its name, this free-to-play PC game is as dedicated to recreating reality as ever. Not that you... More
  • Blog Post: Dota 2 Coming Sooner Than Later

    IceFrog explained on the Dota 2 blog that the team decided that the original plan to keep Dota 2 in a small, closed beta for another year as they added new heroes "was dumb." Valve's new plan – quickly get Dota 2 reasonably bug-free and playable without caveats, then open up the beta... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard: Diablo "Feels Even Better" With Gamepad Control

    Diablo 3 game director Jay Wilson told PC Gamer that the team's early experiments with a 360-like controller yielded promising results. Blizzard has yet to announce an official Diablo release on consoles, but we know the company has been staffing up to investigate the possibility, and the evidence... More
  • Blog Post: Amnesia Developer's Next Game To Be "More Intellectually Demanding"

    A blog post by Amnesia: The Dark Descent creators Frictional Games teased the team's early thoughts on their next project. Frictional's next game, currently in development at the company's Swedish studio, is going to be less of an overt horror title. The as-yet-unnamed game is intended to... More
  • Blog Post: GameFly To Offer Players Digital Downloads Of PC Games

    The mail-order online game rental service GameFly announced today that it will be offering subscribers unlimited play of PC games through a new digital client. "We're thrilled to bring digital to the gaming consumer in a meaningful way, as no other service or retailer brings physical and digital... More
  • Blog Post: Age Of Empires Online Beta Open Until Midnight Saturday

    Help Gas Powered Games and Microsoft stress test the servers for the upcoming quasi-MMO real-time strategy game with free access to the Age of Empires Online beta. Anyone can jump in and check out the game for the rest of the beta, so long as you download the client before Saturday night. Age of Empires... More
  • Blog Post: Global Agenda Now Free To Play

    Hi-Rez Studios has flipped the switch. Its massively multiplayer sci-fi FPS Global Agenda is now free to play and download, with additional products and services available for purchase. You can get all the way to the level cap of 50 (albeit at half speed) without spending a dime if you so choose. I salute... More
  • Blog Post: New Content Coming To Rift

    Trion has an alpha server up for the upcoming 1.1 patch to its MMORPG, and a horde of balance tweaks and bug fixes will be accompanying the River of Souls world event whenever it goes live. A sneak peek of the event will hit the alpha server at 7:00 PM CST tonight, so you can see Alsbeth's latest... More
  • Blog Post: Eidos Montreal Not Developing PC Deus Ex In-House

    The Deus Ex series may have gained its renown on PC, but consoles are clearly driving the development of Human Revolution. Eidos Montreal, the developer behind the latest entry in the franchise, is not working on the PC version of the game in-house. Instead, the studio has established a partnership with... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Admits Games For Windows Live Possibly Not Amazing

    Joining the rest of the world at long last, a senior Microsoft employee has allowed for the possibility that the company's matchmaking, stat-tracking, and marketplace service on PC may have been less than successful. Senior producer of interactive entertainment Kevin Unangst told website CVG , "I... More
  • Blog Post: Sins Of A Solar Empire: Rebellion Announced

    Ironclad Games and Stardock unveiled a big expansion to the lauded real-time strategy title today. Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion adds a wealth of ships, factions, and features to the already rich mix. If you're not familiar with Sins of a Solar Empire, you should be. The 2008 RTS combined 4X... More
  • Blog Post: Exclusive Total War: Shogun 2 Wallpapers

    Sega and The Creative Assembly hooked us up with some sweet concept art for the upcoming PC strategy game, and we made them handy wallpaper size for you. Find the big 1920 x 1200 files in the media gallery below, or click here for 1680 x 1050 versions or get the 4:3 ratio 1280 x 1024 files here . Right... More
  • Blog Post: Exclusive Total War: Shogun 2 Wallpapers (1680x1050)

    Sega and The Creative Assembly hooked us up with some sweet concept art for the upcoming PC strategy game, and we made them handy wallpaper size for you. Find the 1680 x 1050 files in the media gallery below, or click here for 1920 x 1200 versions or get the 4:3 ratio 1280 x 1024 files here . Right-click... More
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