Don't-Miss Game Stories

civ beyond earth primary

Civilization: Beyond Earth coming to Mac, Linux this holiday season

Mac and Linux users, prepare for launch and intergalactic warfare.

half life logo

A gaggle of Gabe Newells begging for Half-Life 3 and other must-know game news

Plus: Plus Rudy Giuliani says "Call of Duty by Activision" is an "excellent game" and The Witcher 3 will get you so hyped for empty fields.

Company of Heroes Ardennes Assault

Steam's biggest free weekend ever lets you play 10 top PC games for nothing

Ten top PC games can be played in full on Steam this weekend, and the titles are being discounted if you want to keep playing when Monday rolls around.

Payday: The Heist

Free game alert: Steal a no-cost copy of Payday: The Heist for today only

It's like stealing candy from a baby, if the baby just gave away its candy.

Assassin's Creed series comes to Android with "Pirates"

Ubisoft brings one of the most popular gaming series to Android in a new game called Assassin's Creed Pirates.

GOG Galaxy

GOG.com dangles free copies of Aliens Versus Predator game for Galaxy client testers

GOG's getting its new Steam-like PC client ready and it needs your help to make sure the multiplayer's up to snuff.

Humble Bundle, Mozilla team up to make full PC games playable in your web browser

Using asm.js and WebGL, Humble and Mozilla have made eight full-fledged games available to play right in your browser.

nba 2k15 4

Evolve alpha codes, consoles cripple The Evil Within on PCs, and more must-know games news

Plus: NBA 2K's face-scanning tool is wondrous and can sometimes turn you into a monstrosity.

Steam for Linux tops 700 games as big-name games increasingly call it home

Surpassing 700 Steam for Linux titles and snagging Borderlands 2 is only the beginning.

Candy Crush Saga is 1 year old and all grown up

Candy Crush Saga reaches half a billion downloads as it reaches its first birthday, but does it have staying power?

alien isolation alien

Become Ripley: Hackers unlock Alien: Isolation's hidden Oculus Rift VR support

And just like that, the already tense and terrifying Alien: Isolation can rattle your nerves all the more.

Dragon Age: Origins

Free game alert: EA's giving away Dragon Age: Origins ahead of sequel's launch

The beloved 2009 RPG is now free for a limited time, provided you have an Origin account.

Myst

Classic PC game Myst is getting a new TV show

Cyan partners with Legendary Entertainment to create a TV show based on the Myst series, with accompanying game elements.

Obduction

Exclusive preview: This is 'Obduction,' Cyan's spiritual successor to 'Myst'

We drove all the way to Spokane and all we got was this exclusive look at the spiritual successor to Myst.

Pillars of Eternity

Pillars of Eternity, Obsidian's highly anticipated old-school RPG, delayed until 2015

Obsidian must gather its party before venturing forth.