The Top 100 Games On Steam Are (Probably) These Ones

Yesterday, Ars Technica published an exhaustive look at Steam sales figures. A day later and some slight adjustments have had to be made, thanks to some corrections to their data (it's not a big deal), but something has been added to the report. A list of the top 100 games on Steam. » 4/16/14 9:30pm 36 minutes ago

​If You Like Thief And Dishonored, Read This Book

Picture it: A beautiful, 18th-century city with a dark underbelly. The labyrinthine streets are faintly lit by alchemical light, and gangs of thieves and cutthroats roam the lower quarters and canal-ways. High above, Dukes and Dons attend gala society parties, far away from the plague-ridden quarters below. » 4/16/14 7:30pm Today 7:30pm

People Are Playing Frogger On A Skyscraper

The comparison has been many many, many times by people trying to run and dodge through traffic: it feels just like playing Frogger. Except it's terrifying, because you're the frog. This is particularly troubling in developing countries still in need of a robust public infrastructure to regulate traffic. » 4/16/14 6:05pm Today 6:05pm

​Solid Dating Advice For The Modern Geek

Online dating, romance at cons, asking out the girl at the GameStop—it's a wild world out there for the geek who seeks love. Our resident dating columnist Harris "Dr. Nerdlove" O'Malley is here to help. » 4/16/14 5:30pm Today 5:30pm

​What It Looks Like to Play a Four-Dimensional Game

Some games ask you to shoot, jump or strategize in ways that are similar to what you've done. Sure, there may be unique tweaks designed to pique your interest but you mostly go in knowing what to expect. Other games are different deep down in their DNA, challenging the way you do even the simplest things. Miegakure's… » 4/16/14 4:00pm Today 4:00pm

Artists, Even Game Developers, Are Weird. That's A Good Thing.

Video games have their rockstars. But they're not the same kind of rockstars as the ones who strut around in dresses made of meat or go on talk shows to argue about their Twitter feuds. Compared to pop music or Hollywood, games often seem like they have a culture of celebrity that's far more subtle. Nonexistent, even.… » 4/16/14 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

Bioshock Triple Pack, PSN and LIVE Updates, Corsair Vengeance 1500

The insane deal that is the Bioshock Triple Pack made Bioshock Infinite our second most popular game of 2013. Today brings you another chance to get all three Bioshocks for just $13 using code EMCPFWE84. [Newegg] » 4/16/14 1:15pm Today 1:15pm