What drives microtransactions in free to play games like Candy Crush Saga? Emotions. Four, specifically. Find out what really drives F2P games and their monetization here. Video, GDC 2014 slideshow and infographic inside.
Our game guru Fegelein reviews the epic, stunning, majestic “Titanfall.” Possibly the next great FPS since “Call of Duty.” Deep analysis inside.
Our Demetrius Mandzych reviews the creepy and stunning Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2. Ever wanted to be Dracula? Here’s your chance. Get the full scoop inside.
Is Ryse: Son of Rome as good as the pre-release hype promised? Fegelein Puching Zhang doesn’t think so.
Precious minerals used to make electronics are causing slavery and war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nintendo uses some of these precious metals. See the full story here.
PlayStation is gearing up for the release of PlayStation Now, a product-wide streaming service. Get the news, views, and potential issues here.
Our gamer FP Zhang conducts an in-depth review of EA’s Battlefield 4. His conclusion: Great gameplay, but bugs destroy some of that experience. Here’s how.
With the success of Microsoft XBox One comes inevitable trolls. Here’s the Xbox Sign Out gag from one user — and a solution for you. Video.
At CES 2014 we scored a first look at Tivitas Technologies’ new haptic game controller tech, now in alpha. It’ll be called Sinister, for Windows and Linux. Here’s our video preview.
As CES 2014 jiggers up, judges announce they’ve awarded Vuzix two innovation awards for the Vuzix V720 HD Video headphones. Full 3D HDMI support for gaming …