Don't-Miss Stories

Valve's Prospero

The story behind Prospero, the ambitious game Valve killed so that Half-Life may live

After seventeen years, Valve and ValveTime Database give us our first look at screenshots from the unreleased 1996 title Prospero.

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Interview: Legendary designer Cliff Bleszinksi discusses the future of free-to-play shooters

'Will we do consoles initially? No. We are targeting PC. PC is where the community gathers. PC is where the contributors are.'

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Shadowgate preview: Inside the modern rebirth of a point-and-click adventure classic

Flush with Kickstarter cash, the game's original makers are reimagining the iconic adventure, obsessed with 'Doing Shadowgate right.'

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Missing Pieces: Doom is back, so is the Apple IIe, and other must-know gaming news

The games industry lost its collective mind this week.

For family fun, gather 'round the tablet

The family unit is getting torn apart by technology. Fight it head-on by using great tech for fun family time.

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Xbox One sales 'more than double' after intro of $400 Kinect-less model, still can't top the PS4

Microsoft's saw a big boost for its console sales after removing the much-maligned Kinect peripheral from the Xbox One, but it still wasn't enough to knock the PlayStation 4 from the top spot.

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Dumb fun: 15 dead stupid, utterly joyful PC games

Sometimes, you don't want to balance an economy or learn a leveling system. Sometimes, you just want to blow stuff up.

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ESPN to stream The International, Valve's massive Dota 2 e-sports tournament

ESPN seemingly dubs e-sports 'real sports,' partnering with Valve to stream the entire tournament live.

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Hands-on preview: 8 years in the making, Firefall plays like an MMO Borderlands

After eight years in development, Red 5's massively-multiplayer online shooter releases July 29. We've got impressions inside.

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.