In the futuristic 2025 setting of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the United States has become locked in a second Cold War with China due largely to a shortage of rare earth elements, which are vital in the creation of a lot of the technology and advanced military hardware we use today.
No Rock Man. No Guts Man. No Cut Man. And yet the unlicensed bootleg Mega Man Pro app that popped up on Apple's download store recently has notched 150 five-star recommendations from various users. It doesn't deserve them.
In video game years, Everquest II's like the great grandpa to newer MMOs like The Old Republic or Rift. Launched in 2004, it's got a faithful community that's still questing around on its servers but the game's days of accruing new players month after month seems to have ended a while back.
The full trailer for the Dragon Age anime we spoke about earlier this month has been making the rounds. it's 106 seconds easily as enjoyable as any 106 seconds I spent trudging through BioWare's sloppy sequel.
After spending the entire weekend trying to get good shots and video on a dimply lit show floor with a mobile phone, Blizzard walks in, drops a load of professionally shot official BlizzCon 2011 photos and a small video on my desk, and then disappears in a puff of smoke. Jerks.
After taking the stage as Tenacious D's drummer at BlizzCon 2010, Dave Grohl returns with his own damn band to play out BlizzCon 2011.
Felicia Day, star of the Internet series The Guild, will also be the star of Dragon Age: Redemption a web spin-off to the dark fantasy Dragon Age series that will debut this summer.
It's time for BlizzCon 2010, Blizzard's annual fan gathering and celebration of all things Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft. What does Blizzard have in store for fans this year?
If Activision stripped all of the cutscenes from StarCraft II, pasted them together into one big movie and charged between 20 to 30 dollars for you to buy it, would you pay? Activision's Bobby Kotick thinks you would.
Sixty five years after the end of World War II, the second world war seems to have lost its attraction for video game developers.
New York Times games journalist supreme Seth Schiesel looks back at the games of 2008, delivering accolades both coveted and undesired, leading to his game of the year - Grand Theft Auto IV.