• Portal 2 improves brain cognition better than Lumosity, study says

    Published at The Gamer Headlines - 13 readers

    As a preface to the following, Lumosity is a brain-training game that is marketed as a “brain workout” You can view a video detailing Lumosity below (courtesy of SourceFedNerd): On the other hand, Portal 2 is a popular first-person puzzle video game developed by Valve, and the sequel to the original Portal.

  • Team Fortress TwoOoOOooOo Halloween Events Return

    Published at Rock, Paper, Shotgun - 5 readers

    By Alice O'Connor on October 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 am. I wouldn’t say ‘boo’ to a ghost. That’s rude and, worse, trite — like saying “Aha!” to Steve Coogan. No, if I e.g. met a ghost rattling chains I might ask “What’s shaking?” Top gag. My problem is a short temper with ghosts. The last time jangling disturbed my sleep, I woke the whole block yelling “Hey! That’s enough of your ...

  • Steam Halloween Sale 2014 starts October 30th, ends November 3rd

    The Gamer Headlines - - 36 readers - According to a post by a Valve employee, this year’s next Steam sale event will be Halloween/horror-themed, and will run from October 30th to November 3rd. Unexpectedly dubbed the “Steam Halloween Sale 2014,” gamers around the world are sure to be terrified not only by the multitude of discounted horror game offers, but the sinking feeling of emptying their wallets as well.
  • Steam Music Player Lets You Play Customize Soundtracks During Games

    One Angry Gamer - - 9 readers - “Why can’t I play my own custom music during games?!” yelled Xbox One gamers, after they realized that the popular feature from the OG Xbox and Xbox 360 was no longer available in Microsoft’s third-generation home console. Well, the answer is because Microsoft decided to step into the Wayback Machine for smarts and intelligence – you know, a machine that takes you back in a p ...
  • Paranautical Activity Pulled From Steam For Death Threats

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 6 readers - By Graham Smith on October 21st, 2014 at 2:00 pm. First-person shooter Paranautical Activity has been pulled from Steam after its creator tweeted a death threat about Valve founder Gabe Newell. Mike Maulbeck’s tweet – since deleted – followed an all-caps rant in response to the game being incorrectly labelled as being in Early Access. Because I guess this is the world we live in now.
  • Saxxy Awards: Voting Now Open, Productivity Now Over

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 5 readers - By Graham Smith on September 26th, 2014 at 8:00 am. Each year, the Saxxy Awards rally the Source Filmmaker community together to make funny, dramatic, wonderfully-animated short films. The best time to watch those videos is when the winners have been announced and the list of submissions has been whittled down to the very best.

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  • Counter-Strike's Zombie Chicken, In Action

    … yesterday's the Mask-erade update were, you know, masks (some from Team Fortress 2 and Payday 2) and ghosts of your fallen friends on the battlefield. Most importantly, though, this: A Murder Most Fowl BEWARE! For with all these treats, also come tricks. For too long the chickens of CS:GO have idly watched as their brethren were slaughtered…

    1 readers - Nathan Grayson - Kotaku - The Count -
  • Code Avarice Dev Who Threatened Gabe Leaves The Company

    … Mike Maulbeck, the developer who threatened to kill Gabe Newell on Twitter over problems with publishing Paranautical Activity on Steam, has left the company behind the game, Code Avarice. Mike has also given a proper apology on the official Code Avarice blog. He states that his temper and habit of venting online have been issues since he…

    2 readers - Ryan Parreno - Gaming Enthusiast - To Leave -

  • How Far Would You Go To Make Half Life 3 A Reality?

    … Half Life 3 has been wanted for a over decade now after the release of Half Life 2 came out in 2004. How far would you go to make the game become a reality? A dedicated group of fans are actually organizing a campaign to convince Valve to actually make Half Life 3. The catch is that the campaign has been set up on Indiegogo and it’s asking…

    1 readers - Damian Seeto - Attack of the Fanboy - Half-Life -
  • Latest Team Fortress 2 Comic Tells Origins Of Sniper

    …By Graham Smith on October 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm. “Hey, remember Team Fortress 2?” I think to myself, sometimes. I played that game every day for months, squeezing rounds into lunch breaks and evenings till eventually I lost interest. “The big updates slowed,” I explain to myself. “The steady stream of community content made each release feel like…

    4 readers - Graham Smith - Rock, Paper, Shotgun - Team Fortress -

  • Hackers Charged Stealing from Microsoft, Valve, and More

    …The U.S. Department of Justice has charged four hackers with breaking into computer networks and stealing intellectual property and proprietary data- over 100 million dollars worth. Sweet Jesus, this one’s a doozy. So apparently four schmucks (and a possible fifth who has not been charged but is being investigated) have been on a bit…

    1 readers - Griffin Cost - The Gamer Headlines -

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