For over twenty years, a video game has tormented mums, dads and office workers the world over. And it has nothing to do with orcs, racecars or terrorists.
Remember that Battlestar Galactica mod, Diaspora, we showed you a few months back? It's got a new trailer, and I am weak at the knees.
When shopping for a new laptop it's important to know beforehand how you plan to use it.
When the text-heavy fantasy worlds of multi-user dungeons first invaded the mainframes of Essex University and the dial-ups of Compuserve, there were few rules in place and even fewer ways to enforce them.
For PC Gaming Week, Kotaku has invited top creators to predict the future of computer gaming. Now, we hear from Marc Merrill, top man at Riot Games, the development studio behind the Defense of the Ancients-inspired League of Legends.
Ask that question 100 times and you'll get 100 different answers. Lucasarts. Sierra. Bethesda. Valve. Westwood. Ask me 100 times, though, and I'll give you the same answer 100 times running: Origin.
Mods are what happens when somebody takes a game, cracks it open and either adds or fixes stuff that wasn't in the final retail product. They're a big reason people play PC games, and we want to hear your favourites.
Garry Newman has one of PC gaming's better-known first names — and one of its best grassroots success stories."We are watermelons. This is my kind of cruel humor." "b-buck's dance video is kind of a classic." "Everything FancyPants does is gold." "The first person project…
Today's great PC game you've probably never heard of? The Polynomial. Or, as I like to call it, my "just got home from the pub" game.
Remember the time you first tried a PC gaming mouse mat? Not a mouse pad, a mouse mat. I remember it like it was half an hour ago. I tried one that was sandblasted for elite PC gamers.
A tricked-out dune buggy busts through a mural made up of post-apocalyptic imagery and battered road signs in the front of NetDevil's Colorado offices, a lasting reminder of a world that came and went in the blink of an eye.
For PC Gaming Week, Kotaku has invited top creators to predict the future of computer gaming. Today, we hear from Ken Levine, head of Irrational Games, the heralded studio behind System Shock 2, BioShock and the forthcoming BioShock Infinite.
Microsoft has been successful the world over with its operating systems. Even in Japan, Windows is the most common OS. However, the computer giant hasn't seen those same results there with gaming. That hasn't always been the case.
No, this isn't my current gaming rig. It's a postmortem picture of the last computer I built myself which died by heat and electrical shorts.
For PC Gaming Week, Kotaku has invited top creators to predict the future of computer gaming. Today, Cevat Yerli, CEO of Crytek, makers of legendary PC-only first-person shooter Crysis and 2011's PC and console Crysis 2.
AMD has enjoyed a terrific run with the Radeon HD 5000 series as it took Nvidia no less than six months to counter with its initial Fermi products.- Intel Core i7 920 (Overclocked @ 3.70GHz) - x3 2GB G.Skill DDR3 PC3-12800 (CAS 9-9-9-24) - Asus P6T Deluxe (Intel X58) - OCZ GameXStream (700W) - Seagate…