Despite the many good reasons for digital distribution to be catching on, there are 119 million reasons why retail discs need to keep being an option. Why 119 million? That's the number of Americans that don't have access to broadband internet.
The publisher behind games like Mass Effect and Madden says it won't be selling its games at brick-and-mortar stores for much longer.
In today's digital-only edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter TaylorEatWorld tries to find a physical copy of a hit PC game, not knowing what a monumental challenge that is these days.
The folks behind Burn Zombie Burn are working on a new space shooter that features a transforming fighter designed by the man behind the mechs of Appleseed: Ex Machina and Steel Battalion.
In case you forget, GameStop adds it to your shopping cart. The US$3.95 download insurance is a back up copy for future digital game download. That future is a short one, because the insurance expires after 18 months.
In light of Forbes amazingly perceptive 2000 piece about the computers of 2010, Forbes' Paul Tassi decided to take a stab at predicting what gaming will be like in a decade.
The PlayStation 3 was released in 2006. Sony has famously said the console will have a ten year console life. By that math, we can expect the PlayStation 4 sometime after 2016. But can we expect a digital-download-only console?
For all the fond memories American kids have of educational game The Oregon Trail, the fact is the game itself stinks. What it needed was to be more like ExciteBike.
Chores suck! Video games don't! If only there was some way to combine the two, it'd be like chocolate sauce on broccoli...oh, hello, what's this?
I'm not the world's biggest iPhone gamer. Sucky controls and a flood of crapware sees to that. If only more games took advantage of the hardware as elegantly as FixPix does!
ESP Training is a new game/application for the iPhone that, were it not for a fantastic connection to Ghostbusters, would be a fairly nondescript app. Lucky for that connection, then!
Football Manager, Sega's famous sports strategy sim that's renowned across Europe for being so addictive it destroys marriages, is now available on the iPhone.
What is Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, the mysterious adventure game with a funny name? If you read our GDC coverage of the game, you know. If not...
Apple's iPad will be capturing the imaginations of millions around the world this week. But when you consider what you're getting for your money, well, buying one may not seem like such a great idea.
The best parts of Hydrophobia are, not surprisingly, wet.
THQ has revealed a new Star Wars game in development for the iPhone, that forgoes the usual stiff like lightsaber duels and X-Wing dogfights in lieu of...simulating the experience of running the Mos Eisley Cantina.
Electronic Arts plans to grow its digital game business to become one-third of their total revenue over the next few years and that includes starting to charge for what one analyst described as very long game demos.
Before they made the excellent Canabalt, Adam Saltsman and Danny Baranowsky made a game called Gravity Hook. It was like Bionic Commando vs Peggle. Anyway, they're remaking the game in "HD", and you can play it right now.