• Rumor: Microsoft Buying Minecraft Developer Mojang Is Worth $2.5 Billion

    Published at Attack of the Fanboy - 12 readers

    It was reported a few days ago that Microsoft plans to purchase Minecraft developer Mojang. New details say the deal will be worth $2.5 billion. The original report came from The Wall Street Journal that said Microsoft was in serious discussions to buyout Minecraft developer Mojang for around $2 billion. Reuters has some interesting new details on the story.

  • Spooky Computing: Memory of a Broken Dimension

    Published at Rock, Paper, Shotgun - 9 readers

    By Alice O'Connor on September 9th, 2014 at 10:00 am. We’ve all downloaded something weird from the Internet because the cool kids were doing it. That’s one of the points of Rock, Paper, Shotgun, even. But with Memory of a Broken Dimension, you get an unsettling mystery.

  • Twitch malware targets Steam accounts, steals from wallet, inventory

    The Gamer Headlines - - 10 readers - According to F-secure, a Finnish security software firm, a new form of malware is being spread through the chat feature of immensely popular video game streaming website, Twitch. The malicious piece of software accesses the affected user’s Steam account, and attempts to spend money without proper authorization, among many other undesirable effects. Read more details after the break.
  • Celestial Tear: Demon's Revenge returns to Kickstarter with a playable demo - - 6 readers - We covered Celestial Tear: Demon's Revenge during its previous run on Kickstarter back in May. It's to be a Japanese-style RPG, and although it will have an art style influenced more by western comics than Asian cartoons, it will be heavily influenced by classic JRPGs and be designed to explore mature themes such as racism.
  • PAX hands on: eat your problems away in Pig Eat Ball - - 7 readers - Mommy's Best Games has never been known to shy away from a slightly odd concept, so it's no surprise that Pig Eat Ball fits right into their wheelhouse. It's a top-down action-puzzler where he or she who eats the most balls wins... and it sports a barf mechanic. The build I played at PAX Prime even had rumbling chairs, making for a butt-shakingly good time in multiplayer especially.

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  • Steam Pick: Hunters Of The Dead (Traptics)

    … is a sleek cyberpunk FPS currently on Steam Greenlight -September 17, 2014 8:28 PM PAX hands on: carting around a dead king is co-op bliss in Chariot -September 17, 2014 7:08 PM Cosmonautica now available in early access for Windows and Android -September 17, 2014 6:00 PM Kickstarter Pick: Pathologic (Ice-Pick Lodge) -September 17, 2014 8:30 AM…

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  • Indie Royale The Parachute Bundle Reveals Mystery Game

    …Email Print The latest Indie Royale bundle has unlocked its mystery seventh title: Eternal Sunshine from Oultrox. It’s available from Desura for Windows.Ground Pounders, Vangers, Burning Cars, 7 Wonders of an Ancient World, Super Trench Attack and StarTag are already in this week’s bundle. All of those games are available for Windows from Steam…

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  • WinUtilities Pro or CCleaner – Which PC utility software is the best?

    … one is the better of the two. WinUtilities Pro software package. This is a great all around software package to keep your PC running great. This software includes a comprehensive Windows sweeper that will help you get a handle on all those junk files you are not using anymore. Another feature that we love about WinUtilities Pro is its ease of use…

    1 readers - The Gamer Headlines -

  • Freeware Pick: VIDdeO (DuneWorld)

    …, it doesn't make your failures any less frustrating. I'm still trying at it now, in fact, and have no idea what the game's ending has waiting. I still don't even understand what's happening in this game in general. I only know that I haven't felt this kind of caution over inventory management since the good old item box days of Resident Evil. Recommended. You can download VIDdEO for Windows free on…

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  • Lenovo Vibe X2 Vs Sony Xperia Z3 compact Vs Nokia Lumia 820 Specs and Price

    … Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC processing chip. Overall, this is an amazing phone and something that should be on the radar. The Nokia Lumia 820 is another high quality phone that will leave you impressed. The price point is a little lower than the other phones that we have reviewed today at around $600. The phone runs on Windows 8 which will give you…

    2 readers - The Gamer Headlines -
  • Nefarious Kickstarter funded within its last 10 minutes

    … and hadn’t reached its goal yet, but a surge of last minute donations allowed them to cross the finish line and reach their goal! So what does this mean? The game is destined to come to Wii U as an eShop title alongside launches on Windows, Linux and Mac. Those who have pledged obviously have their names in the hat for a copy whenever it drops, and those…

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  • The original Bungie Trilogy: A Marathon retrospective

    …. Although it received critical acclaim, the Mac gaming scene was small and tight-knit and the lack of a port to Windows meant that the majority of gamers would not be able to play it. The success of the game led to work on a sequel starting soon after its release. Fatum lustum Stultorum Marathon 2: Durandal picks up 17 years after the original game…

    3 readers - Brittany Vincent - Shacknews - Trilogy -
  • Thomas Was Alone hopping on over to PlayStation 4

    … sales have eclipsed the one million mark, creator Mike Bithell revealed yesterday via Twitter. The minimalist platformer wasn't an overnight success, though. Thomas Was Alone first arrived on Windows and...moreLooking for something to play on your PS3 or Vita? Maybe both? Curve Studios is bundling four good games at the budget price of $15. $13.49…

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  • ZOTAC Unleashed Next-Gen NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 Series

    … technology, NVIDIA Adaptive Vertical Sync technology, NVIDIA Surround ready, NVIDIA GameStream ready, NVIDIA GameWorks ready, NVIDIA Dynamic SuperResolution technology and OpenGL 4.4 Windows capability Windows 7/8 ready GeForce GTX 970 Specifications: Product Name ZOTAC GeForce GTX 970 Edition AMP! Extreme AMP! Omega Standard GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX…

    1 readers - Gaming Cypher -

  • PC Pick: Velocibox (Shawn Beck)

    … on: carting around a dead king is co-op bliss in Chariot -September 17, 2014 7:08 PM Cosmonautica now available in early access for Windows and Android -September 17, 2014 6:00 PM Kickstarter Pick: Pathologic (Ice-Pick Lodge) -September 17, 2014 8:30 AM Boson X reaches critical velocity on Steam -September 17, 2014 3:01 AM Formerly known as The 7…

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  • Real Steel (iOS) Still Going Strong, Now Available For FREE on App Store

    … players, Real Steel has maintained its position amongst the highest downloaded mobile games worldwide. Real Steel can be downloaded from the App store at Previous Post Light Bending, Color Blending Puzzle Game, Light in the Dark, Brings Adorable Totems to iOS, Android, Windows Phones Next Post…

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