There Is A Magazine Called Sneaky Bastards

At the start of the year, we covered a Kickstarter for a campaign aimed at producing a magazine all about stealth games. It was called, awesomely, Sneaky Bastards. Well, good news: the first issue is now printed, and headed off to people's mailboxes. » 12/06/13 3:30am 12/06/13 3:30am

I Played the Oculus Rift for Five Hours Straight

As a gamer, I rarely play in short chunks. I'd rather play hours at a time. So ever since I learned of Oculus Rift, I've been consumed by one burning question: will playing the Oculus Rift for long stretches make you sick? Well this week I got the chance to test this out on the only willing guinea pig I could find: me. » 8/02/13 8:00am 8/02/13 8:00am

Let's Look at the Big Name Titles Playable on Oculus Rift

A month or so back, I got to spend an hour with the Oculus Rift VR headset—most of which I spent swooning over Portal 2. Ever since that time I've been dying to get the Rift wrapped around my head for a larger chunk of time. And when that dream turns to reality, the question becomes—what game do I play? » 7/30/13 7:00am 7/30/13 7:00am

Unbelievable Skyrim Mod Lets You Use Dishonored's Powers

Have you ever, while playing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, thought, "This is great, but what it really needs is Blink from Dishonored?" If so, you are probably me. Or maybe you are Madrilous, the clever person behind a new Skyrim mod called Gifts of the Outsider. » 7/16/13 4:00pm 7/16/13 4:00pm

The Epic Dishonored Saga Comes To A Close August 13

It all comes to a head August 13, when the final downloadable content for Dishonored hits the PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360. Picking up where The Knife of Dunwall DLC left off, Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches continues the adventure of legendary assassin Daud, as he hunts down a coven of powerful witches and finally… » 7/16/13 10:00am 7/16/13 10:00am

DLC Has Become One Of The Most Exciting Things In Gaming

It used to be that you couldn't even mention downloadable content's existence without someone getting upset, or without someone going off on how much of a money-grab scheme it all is. It's an understandable reaction, to some extent—sometimes, a game isn't out yet and already we're talking about the follow-ups? Geez,… » 7/05/13 7:00pm 7/05/13 7:00pm

These Games Made You: Classics That Inspired A New Video Game Novel

Like many of us, Austin Grossman has lived with video games his whole life. But, like a lot fewer of us, he went on make them, working as a writer and a designer on beloved titles like Deus Ex and Dishonored. Yesterday, his literary love letter to the medium—a novel called You—hit screens and bookstore shelves all… » 4/17/13 2:30pm 4/17/13 2:30pm