Alex RubensPCWorld

Alex is a freelance videogame writer who writers for PCWorld's GameOn. He likes Star Wars a lot, maybe a bit much.

Spec Ops: The Line Hands-On Preview

Developer Yager Development has completely redone the simple things, and its revamped version is one of the most intriguing shooters in recent memory.

Borderlands 2 Hands-On Preview

We go hands-on with the upcoming Borderlands 2 and deliver our impressions on the new characters, skills and weapons.

Orcs Must Die 2 Hands-On Preview

After the surprise success of Orcs Must Die last year, Robot Entertainment has been hard at work on making a sequel.

Max Payne 3 Preview: Max Is Back

Max is older, he’s a drunk, and he can’t stop popping pills; he’s in pretty rough shape. Does he have what it takes to make Max Payne 3 a worthy successor to the Max Payne franchise?

Inside EVE Online’s Fanfest 2012

Fanfest is a celebration of all things EVE Online, a yearly gathering of fans and players in Reykjavík, Iceland. I made the trip, and got an interesting look at the community that the game has spawned.

Hands on With DUST 514

CCP Games’ upcoming first person shooter looks to break the mold, with a unique take on pairing up PC and console gamers.

Game Developer's Conference 2012 Roundtable on Game On Podcast #8

Another great Game Developer's Conference has come and gone, but Game On contributors Alex Rubens, David Daw, Nate Ralph and Alex Wawro remain to talk about the games we played and the people we met at GDC 2012.

Skyrim Creation Kit Coming To PC

Skyrim PC players will soon be able to download user-created mods directly through Steam or even create their own, at least according to Bethesda. Here's the details on what you can expect from the Skyrim Creation Kit.

Valve Releases Steam Mobile App for iOS and Android Devices

Valve Software has released a beta version of their Steam mobile app as part of an insidious plot to enable us to spend even more money on Steam sales.

Mass Effect 3 Requires Origin, Will Not Debut On Steam

BioWare has confirmed that the PC version of Mass Effect 3 will be subject to some unique requirements, and we have the full story.