Confused why Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor left "Lord of the Rings" out of its name? Well, lead designer Bob Roberts just explained to Eurogamer that the omission was a deliberate choice to make sure the game was seen as "clearly its own thing" by keeping it "separate" from established LOTR franchises. Mystery solved! » 10/02/14 6:02pm 10/02/14 6:02pm

THQ's New Look - Love It Or Loathe It?

The people who publish video games Red Faction, Saints Row, UFC Undisputed and, soon, Homefront are putting the old THQ out to pasture. At least, that's where the logo is going. This is the new "THQ." » 1/12/11 9:00pm 1/12/11 9:00pm

PlayStation: The Credit Card Brings Debt Into 4D

Now you can wear your fanboy allegiance on your credit card statement with the new PlayStation credit card from Visa. Certainly not the first video game credit card — World of Warcraft » 11/24/08 8:00pm 11/24/08 8:00pm and cards are old news — but possibly the best deal. Getting one scores you $150 off the purchase of a PlayStation 3, making it…