G4 Canceling X-Play, Attack of the Show. Gaming Programming Nixed…

G4—the network once known as the go-to destination for video game-friendly programming—is ending its gaming programming. The network is informing its employees in meetings today. » 10/26/12 1:25pm 10/26/12 1:25pm

EA Sports Cancels NBA Live 13

EA Sports today canceled its troubled NBA Live 13 » 9/27/12 4:00pm 9/27/12 4:00pm project. It is the second time in three years that sports video gaming's dominant publisher has pulled the plug on its NBA simulation at the last minute.

Fantasy Drafts Are Returning to Madden's Career Mode

The official Twitter feed for Madden NFL 13 just announced that fantasy drafts—a mainstay feature of the game's franchise mode for nearly a decade—will return to the game's Online "Connected Careers" mode tomorrow. » 9/13/12 8:27pm 9/13/12 8:27pm

NBA Live 13 is, Basically, Delayed, Although This Trailer Suggests It…

NBA Live 13 » 9/13/12 3:30pm 9/13/12 3:30pm is effectively delayed indefinitely. While EA Sports may say the game isn't, technically, delayed because it was never given a release date, the publisher today acknowledged many had expected it to release Oct. 2 alongside competitor , and said it's giving the development team more time to shore up a…

Black Mesa, Nine Other Games Get Greenlit On Steam

Highly-anticipated Half-Life remake Black Mesa will come to Steam thanks to the Greenlight program, Valve said today. So will nine other games, with more to come. » 9/11/12 3:44pm 9/11/12 3:44pm

Anonymous Claims PSN Hack Affecting 10 Million Accounts [Update: It's a…

Anonymous claims it broke into the PlayStation Network and has a 50 gigabyte database of email accounts and their passwords. Ten million accounts "are at risk," says the hacker involved. The passwords appear to be encrypted, and many of the accounts published in this document appear to be from northern Europe. This… » 8/15/12 1:53pm 8/15/12 1:53pm

Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Going Free-To-Play This Fall

BioWare's massively multiplayer online RPG Star Wars: The Old Republic will go free-to-play this fall, publisher Electronic Arts said today. » 7/31/12 3:20pm 7/31/12 3:20pm

Mass Shooting at Dark Knight Rises Premiere

Early Friday, 12 people were killed and dozens more were injured after a suspect opened fire at a midnight Dark Knight Rises screening outside Denver. » 7/20/12 5:17am 7/20/12 5:17am

Custom Halo 4 Xbox 360 Bundle Leaks Ahead of Microsoft's Official…

A Microsoft store listing, since removed, said a limited edition Halo 4 console bundle will be released, delivering the game and a specially designed case on a 320 GB Xbox 360 configuration for $400. » 7/12/12 8:46pm 7/12/12 8:46pm

Sony Buys a Cloud Gaming Service

Sony announced today that on Friday, while everybody else was winding down for the weekend, it went out and bought Gaikai, an online cloud gaming service similar to OnLive. For $380 million. » 7/02/12 2:38am 7/02/12 2:38am

FarmVille 2 is Coming Soon

At the close of the Zynga Unleashed press event in San Francisco, Zynga boss Mark Pincus left us with a trailer for FarmVille 2, with no release date, only a "coming soon" date. » 6/26/12 3:09pm 6/26/12 3:09pm

Xbox 360 People, You Can Download Mass Effect 3's Extended Ending Right…

If you have Mass Effect 3 for the Xbxo 360, you can start downloading the game/s 1.85 GB "extended cut" ending right now. Boot up the game, click the downloadable content option from the main menu, and you'll find the screen shown above. » 6/26/12 7:43am 6/26/12 7:43am

Three of a Kind: NBA 2K13 Sees a Winning Hand in Durant, Rose and…

After a three-year arms race, mostly against themselves, NBA 2K's cover kingmakers seem to have de-escalated the situation while still communicating the greatest-ever reputation the game has worked so hard to earn. » 6/26/12 7:30am 6/26/12 7:30am

Nintendo Announces a New, Bigger 3DS. Meet the 3DS XL.

The screen is 90 percent bigger, with larger bottom and top screens. It's called the Nintendo 3DS LL in Japan and the Nintendo 3DS XL in the West. » 6/21/12 11:43pm 6/21/12 11:43pm

Namco Bandai Is Making the New Smash Bros.

Today, Nintendo announced that thew new Smash Bros. for the Wii U and the 3DS will be developed by Namco Bandai Games and Namco Bandai Studio. Masahiro Sakurai is helming the project. Of course, Sakurai's studio, Sora, will be assisting in development. » 6/21/12 11:04pm 6/21/12 11:04pm

2012 Saint's Row Expansion Cancelled, Shifted into 2013 Saint's Row 4

We are no longer getting a standalone $30 expansion to the insane open-world crime game Saint's Row: The Third this year, as publisher THQ, emboldened by a change in leadership has nixed the project in order to expand it into a full-sized new Saint's Row next year. » 6/20/12 7:05am 6/20/12 7:05am