The First-Person Shooter That Has Brazil's eSports Scene All Excited

This past weekend Red Bull hosted another StarCraft II tournament, which they call the Training Grounds, and featured some of the best players from around the world. There was also a surprise coming out of Brazil with the Brazil Gaming League Arena which saw some fierce competition in the free-to-play first person… » 7/29/13 6:45pm 7/29/13 6:45pm

Video Games Almost Blamed As Anti-Japanese Vandal Gets Just Deserts

Last year, Sin0-Japanese relations hit an all-time low. Protests that bordered on the brink of riots broke out in China over China and Japan's tug-o-war over a little speckle of islands, called Diaoyu in China and Senkaku in Japan. During the worst of these protests, vandals and misguided people took advantage of the… » 7/08/13 7:00am 7/08/13 7:00am

New College Grads Get Together To Cosplay Their Favorite Game

Summer's here, and for Chinese college students this means two things: summer vacation and/ or graduation! To celebrate their graduation and their friendship, a group of graduating students got together to cosplay their favorite characters from the first person shooter Cross Fire. » 6/24/13 7:00am 6/24/13 7:00am

Weapons of Mass Disruption #2: Why Is (Almost) Every Video Game…

There are three main gaming platforms. The PC, the mobile or ‘smart' device, and the dedicated games console. Looking worldwide, two out of three are now dominated by free-to-play. » 12/21/12 1:00pm 12/21/12 1:00pm

My Favorite Xbox Live Indie Dev Makes His Big iPhone Debut

Last year Luke Schneider of radiangames released seven gorgeous shooters via the Xbox Live Indie Games program, each one better than the last. Then he stopped making Xbox Live Indie games, and I was sad. Come October 13, I'll be happy again. » 10/10/11 2:20pm 10/10/11 2:20pm

It's Like Galaga, But You Can Shoot Down From Above

Another arcade shoot-em-up on the Xbox 360? This one lets you warp your Galaga-style spaceship from the bottom of the screen (shooting up) to the top (shooting down). Crossfire is in the Xbox Live Indie Games channel for $3. » 7/08/10 1:40pm 7/08/10 1:40pm