Matt PeckhamPCWorld

Want to Beta Test Microsoft Flight?

Microsoft's next-in-series flight simulation game (or is it a sim?) is taking applications for beta testing.

Developer: The Witcher 2 Has Been Pirated 4.5 Million Times

The Witcher 2 developer estimates game has been illegally downloaded millions of times, but says DRM isn't the solution.

The 10 Best Video Games of 2011

Have a look at our picks for the 10 top video games of the year.

PlayStation 3 Firmware Update Turns 4.00, Adds Vita Support

Sony's PS3 flips over to firmware 4.00, but you'll probably only care if you live in Japan.

New Skyrim Patch 1.2 Fixes All Kinds of Stuff

Bethesda patches Skyrim, fixes Xbox 360 texturing and PS3 performance issues, and tweaks the PC interface.

PS Vita Memory Card Prices Revealed: Far From a Deal

Sony's PlayStation Vita has no internal storage, which means you'll have to buy one of Sony's proprietary memory cards, like it or not.

on techhive.com

Nintendo's Miyamoto Initially Fought Mario Kart 7 Features

Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto admits he was initially against the game's vehicle customization features.

on techhive.com

New Xbox 360 Dashboard with Windows 8-like Interface Drops on December 6

Microsoft confirms release date for new Metro-style Xbox 360 dashboard and a slew of feature updates.

Skyrim Performance Review: It's Definitely a DirectX 9 Game

Benchmark site puts PC version of Skyrim under the knife, concludes the game's graphics aren't up to snuff for a 2011 product.

Hey Torchlight II, Take Your Time, We'll Wait for You

You won't see Torchlight II in 2011, as originally planned, and that's a good thing.

Modern Warfare 3 Has Best 5-Day Sales in History of Known Universe

Military-angled first-person shooter beats all other entertainment five-day sales records with mammoth revenue grab.

Zelda Skyward Sword Gets Rare Perfect Score in Famitsu

Legendary Japanese game mag gives The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword for Wii a perfect 40 out of 40.

Assassin's Creed Revelations Review Roundup

Let's all do the animus one last time, says Ubisoft Montreal, in its revelatory wrap-up of assassin Ezio Auditore's saga.

The 20 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2012

Check out our picks for the 20 coolest computer, console, and handheld video games shipping in 2012.

Microsoft: Look for Halo 4 on Xbox 360, Not 'Xbox Next'

Halo series developer informally confirms Halo 4 will be an Xbox 360 game, suggesting Microsoft's Xbox followup could be much further out.