Matt PeckhamPCWorld

Why Freemium Is Right for 'Microsoft Flight'

Microsoft Flight won't cost a thing to download upon release, but if you want the full experience, you'll have to pay up--here's why that's a good thing.

Microsoft To Give 'Microsoft Flight' Away for Free?

Microsoft Flight will be available this spring as a free download that lets you zip around the island of Hawaii, says Microsoft.

Out of the Frying Pan? Nintendo 3DS Sells 4 Million Units in U.S.

Nintendo says it sold 12 million total hardware units, Wii and 3DS sales combined, in the U.S. in 2011.

The (Not So) Great Holiday 2011 Xbox LIVE 'Oops'

Ready to kick back with your Xbox 360 over the holiday weekend? Not if you're one of the users barred from accessing Microsoft's Xbox LIVE network due to a glitch.

And Facebook's Top Games of 2011 Areā€¦

Facebook's top games of 2011 include Cityville and The Sims Social, as well as a bunch of stuff you've probably never heard of.

Dragon Age III May Draw Inspiration from Skyrim

BioWare admits the next Dragon Age game may be influenced by Bethesda's epic roleplaying opus.

Ready, Set, Star Wars: The Old Republic Reviews Incoming

Watch out World of Warcraft, EA and Bioware's Star Wars: The Old Republic has your storytelling savoir faire (or lack thereof) in its crosshairs.

Star Wars The Old Republic, One Day and Counting

Star Wars The Old Republic went live last week exclusively for customers who preordered and finally hits store shelves for everyone else tomorrow.

Richard Garriott Could Wind Up Making Ultima Online 2

Ultima creator says he's had high level talks with EA officials about merging his new 'Ultimate RPG' game with original brand name.

Bye-Bye Avatar: Modern Warfare 3 Takes $1 Billion Record

Modern Warfare 3 racks up $1 billion in sales in less time than James Cameron's megabucks 3D film.

Google's Chrome Will Run Console Games! Wait, What?

Google unveils new Chrome browser technology running console games like Xbox Live Arcade title Bastion.

OnLive Now on Android Tablets, iOS Devices Soon

Cloud gaming service brings titles like Batman Arkham City and Assassin's Creed Revelations to tablets and smartphones.

Another Perfect 40: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Gets Famitsu Thumbs Up

Final Fantasy XIII sequel gets perfect score from legendary Japanese games mag.

Xbox 360 Dashboard Overhaul Will Let You Get Stuff Faster

Microsoft's Xbox 360 dashboard switch-out happens today, radically changing the way you'll interface with the system once again.

Minecraft Plus LEGO Equals Minecraft LEGO!

You've built all kinds of stuff in Minecraft's blocky virtual territories, but what about in the real world?