Neal Stephenson's Kickstarter Game Is Dead

Two years ago, beloved science-fiction writer Neal Stephenson launched a crowdfunding campaign to start making a realistic swordfighting game. The Clang Kickstarter notched more than $500,000 towards that end. But a game never materialized and, as announced today, people who backed Clang are starting to get their… » 9/18/14 5:01pm Thursday 5:01pm

Some ​Destiny Owners Say Bungie Can't Address Customer Service Problems

"I've Given Up on Destiny and Got My Refund" "ERRORS ERRORS ERRORS" "Server problems. Worse then ever now -.-" These are some of the top trending posts on Bungie's official help forums. As you can probably guess, they're filled with angry people. » 9/18/14 4:15pm Thursday 4:15pm

New-Gen GTA V Release Date May Have Scared Sonic Off

Back in July, Sega announced that the upcoming Sonic Boom games would be hitting the 3DS and Wii U on November 11 and 18, respectively. This morning, the Japanese company updated the release date of the Wii U version. Guess they don't want their hedgehog getting becoming a Grand Theft Auto casualty? » 9/18/14 9:27am Thursday 9:27am

Surprise, Deadly Premonition Creator's Next Game Hits Xbox One Friday

If you were one of the fans who helped make last-gen weirdo thriller Deadly Premonition a cult hit, then you're going to have a very good weekend. That's because D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die—the next game from Deadly Premonition creator Swery—comes on Friday. » 9/17/14 11:22pm Wednesday 11:22pm

Lara Croft Contest Date from 1999 Inspires Hilarious Fan Fiction

Once upon a time, models used to dress up as Lara Croft. You probably remember that. And you might also recall a GamePro magazine contest where a winner won a date with one of those models. Only the two of them—and a bunch of PR/marketing folks, probably—know what happened on their date. Until now. » 9/17/14 2:30pm Wednesday 2:30pm

Gearbox's Next Big Game Is Going to Be Very Different from Borderlands

It was the guns that did it for the Borderlands games, wasn't it? Thousands, millions, umpty-trillions of weapons to find, collect and love more than some actual flesh-and-blood human beings. Well, in Battleborn, the people who made those games want to do for characters what they did for guns in Borderlands. » 9/17/14 8:00am Wednesday 8:00am

​Grant Morrison's The Multiversity Remixes What Makes DC Comics Great

Earlier this year, Marvel Comics debuted new variants of their Captain America and Thor characters. The new Captain America is a black man and the new Thor is a warrior woman. Those changes made a lot of fans upset. But comics legend Grant Morrison is featuring a black Superman and loads of racially diversified,… » 9/16/14 4:15pm Tuesday 4:15pm

After Learning to Make Video Games, What Comes Next

You're going to want to keep track of six video games coming from New York University's Game Center. One of them might be a spiritual successor to the hit PlayStation 3 game Journey and another one is on track to be a great multiplayer game that blends elements of starship game FTL with Star Control II. This past… » 9/16/14 11:00am Tuesday 11:00am

Leaked Video Shows Kinect-Controlled Gears of War Strategy Game

Rumors of a Kinect-centric Gears of War game had been circulating for years after Microsoft introduced the motion-control sensor to the world. One game called Gears of War: Exile was confirmed as cancelled two years ago. But, what looks like footage of another gesture-based Gears game has surfaced. It… it doesn't look… » 9/11/14 12:46pm 9/11/14 12:46pm