On Tuesday, March 15, just a few days after Diablo II got its first patch since 2011, Warcraft III will get its first patch since 2011. Blizzard’s classic games group is kicking all sorts of ancient ass these days.
After our readers so enthusiastically took to the idea of listing the best classic PC games of all time, I wanted to pull out the alphabetical directory in order to make it easy for everyone to find their favorite games.
There are many reasons one could argue that the PC is the best way to play video games: Better visuals, cheaper and more interesting games, a wide-open platform, and so on. But one of the best arguments for PC gaming is simple: The massive back-catalogue.
It's a delicate subject but one that will inevitably come up for any parent, and you've got to be prepared. In this age of bright and shiny high definition games, how can we force our children to play through the games we grew up on first? This is commenter Balmung's question in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. Now eat…
Yesterday 2K Games panicked some gamers with news that the turn-based tactics series X-Com will return as a first-person shooter. What other classic video game franchise have had their genres changed, and how did they weather the transformation?
CD Projekt's DRM-free classic computer game download service has secured several titles from French publisher Microids, including Mega Race, one of the premier showcase titles for CD Rom technology.
After a year spent rolling out premium games for non-playing customers to play for free, online gaming service GameTap has announced that they're now beginning to roll them right back in.
Our disturbed friends at Retro Sabotage are all suspender-popping about their 20th sabotage since the site launched shortly before New Year's Eve. Remember, these are flash games that play normally (or close to it) before something goes horribly, comically wrong and beyond your control.
Gamers of my generation may remember Activision's Alter Ego, released in 1986. It was a text-and-graphics, choice-based somewhat-precusor to later games like The Sims or Second Life. The game fascinated me, even as a 13-year-old, with the idea of living another life - and helping to create such a rich narrative - or…