My Weekend Hanging Out With PC Gaming's Most Hardcore Players


Face-to-face LAN parties—local game gatherings, usually PC-focused—just aren't what they used to be in this modern, always connected age. Not even one of the biggest in the world can escape time. But the thousands of PC gamers who gather in Texas every summer are pushing off the inevitable as heroically as they can. » 7/30/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Rise of the Triad Returns This Year Thanks to a Major Remake [Update…

Apogee Software's mid-'90s cult-classic first-person shooter Rise of the Triad is coming back, with the help of the Danish studio that remade Duke Nukem 3D. The new Rise of the Triad will be developed by Interceptor Entertainment and Apogee and will be out as PC download through Steam later this year. » 8/02/12 3:13pm 8/02/12 3:13pm

Hindu Group Wants Religious Arena Combat Game Pulled From QuakeCon

QuakeCon 2012 is coming up in just a few days. It's a huge LAN party, featuring well-known speakers and panelists, and sprawling over Dallas. The roster of games, of course, features Quake tournaments but other games make a showing as well. This year, the online battle arena game Smite is one of a handful of… » 7/31/12 6:00pm 7/31/12 6:00pm