American Gaming News for 20 Dec 2013
After the riotous success of Episode 1, Michael Mollicome is back this week with Episode 2 The British Parents Guide to Japanese Gaming. Ever wondered what MMOJRPG really stands for? Never fear poorly... researched answers are here! TheGameJar has teamed up with BBC Leeds to produce a BRAND NEW educational series. Today we are proud to release episode 2 The British Parents Guide to Japanese Gaming. BPG is presented by expert games journalist and pencil safety enthusiast Michael Mollicome. In this second episode we explain the the world of Japanese gaming to out-of-touch parents everywhere.
Community's Gillian Jacobs talks to IGN about Season 5, Dan Harmon's return and Britta seeking victory at last.
You might think you're smart but so far no one has beaten Maze Rescue. It's an underground game with deceptive challenges making even the smartest players question their sanity.
A bunch of new screenshots of Trials Fusion, courtesy of Ubisoft. RedLynx is developing the game.
Marvel loads up its super-team cast with word coming that there will be a second Avengers: Age of Ultron villain.
EA executives cashed out a total of $13.2 million in stock ahead of the release of Battlefield 4, using the game's hype and marketing momentum from artificially inflated stock prices to make a quick... buck before the buggy release of the game came crashing down around their ears.Click To
The legendary George Takei talks to IGN about his current YouTube series, his thoughts on trolling, J.J. Abrams' Star Trek movies and more.
We've already listed our favorite games of 2013. Now Gamasutra editor Mike Rose picks out five games from 2013 that, while flawed, present ideas for developers to build upon. ...
2014 is going to be an incredible year for gaming. Let us know which games you want more than anything else.
We briefly chat with Steven Seagal about the "unpleasant politics" surrounding The Expendables 3 & the possibility that he'll still show up.
The Man of Steel sequel costumes are almost finalized for the film's start of production in the New Year.
The gaming agency continues to bolster its ability to serve mobile game developers by acquiring mobile-focused McWhorter Group founder Adrienne Horsley. ...
The minds behind Candy Crush Saga and other King games share the processes and shed light on the discussions that lead to their development success. ...
Even in its alpha stage, Dungeon of the Endless has the psychology of the roguelike figured out...
The gaming industry is a mammoth one and it's already a multi-billion dollar market that countless studios, marketers, publishers, developers, designers and advertisers are trying to cash-in on in any... way that they can. According to a new forecast from IBISWorld Media, the import and export sector for home consoles will reach $46.4 billion by 2018.Click To
We highlight the most interesting and important books being solicited for March 2014.
Ratchet & Clank make their App Store debut with a new runner game and Christmas sales are under way.
Microsoft has issued an official response regarding the actual incident involving Killer Instinct and the DRM scenario. We've had multiple organizers within the FGC scene come forward to attest that... they've had problems with the DRM check for the Xbox One when trying to run Killer Instinct and Microsoft wants them to know that they're listening.Click To
2013 was a huge year for video game news. But which stories did you
The CEO and co-founder was reportedly ousted by the Red 5 board of directors today. How this affects work on the studio's flagship MMO Firefall remains to be seen. ...
The Assassin's Creed series might see an exclusive game for next-gen consoles and a separate game for current consoles in 2014.
The alpha test for the standalone version of DayZ can be a little intimidating at first. You're dropped on the beach with little equipment and not a single word of instruction. To help you get... started, I've created a step-by-step instructional guide to the game based on my early experiences.Click To
This week, our partnership with game criticism site Critical Distance brings us picks from Kris Ligman on topics including the harassment of Zoe Quinn and whether the term 'gamer' is worth saving. ...
Nordic Games has revealed its plans to revive THQ's dormant off-road racing series.
Everyone knows about Santa, Rudolph, Frosty and that whole merry bunch of Christmas do-gooders. But the darker side of the holiday season has its own iconic characters, too, and The Secret World is... finally giving one of them their much-deserved time in the spotlight. All hail Krampus, the Christmas demon!Click To
See what happens when Chris Hardwick's Team Nerdist takes on CM Punk, AJ Lee, Kofi Kingston and Fandango in the ultimate bowling showdown.