Posts Tagged "PC"

Will Civilization V Make History?

Will Civilization V Make History?

Civilization V is the latest incarnation in the successful series of strategy games developed by Sid Meier that allows players to take a tribe of people and attempt to make them the most dominant country in the world. As part of a recent feature for CNN.com, we got an invitation to the Civilization lair at Firaxis Studios to get a look at the new elements of the video game and talk with the brain trust there about what changes they made and how it will all fit...

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Download Games On-Demand

Download Games On-Demand

Hardcore gamers are well aware that downloading video games to your PC or console is the best way to enjoy many of today’s hottest new gaming titles. But the vast majority of casual gamers and mainstream fans sadly remain in the dark as to the fact that game downloads are really starting to take off in force outside of platforms like the iPhone and iPad, and revolutionize the games industry as a result. In case you happen to be friends or related to someone...

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Can Virgin Gaming Succeed?

Can Virgin Gaming Succeed?

Video gamers who boast about their skills can now put their money where their mouse is – a new service lets you place a wager to compete in online matches and tournaments against other willing participants. Virgin Gaming was unveiled at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, with billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson on hand to announce $1 million dollars in cash and prizes for tournaments over the next 12 months. Competitive...

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The Best of E3 2010

The Best of E3 2010

So many games, so little time. Such is always the case at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, the world’s biggest video game tradeshow, which takes place in Los Angeles each June. This year, more than 45,000 attendees from more than 90 countries packed into the Los Angeles Convention Center to lay their hands on video games and accessories scheduled to debut over the next year or two. There’s a lot to see and play, and only three days in which to...

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7 Things You Don’t Know About Singularity

7 Things You Don’t Know About Singularity

The oft-delayed sci-fi shooter is finally here. [Strange how it quietly slipped out with little to no noise during the game industry’s slow summer period, despite notching roughly 80% average review scores – makes you wonder if it’s not being buried so as not to cannibalize Call of Duty sales… – Ed.] This first-person action thriller — available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PCs — is set in an alternate 2010, where...

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