Valve Won't Let Hackers Ruin Team Fortress 2's Halloween

Halloween makes people do strange things—for instance dress up in costumes and beg for candy from people who might be murderers. Sometimes it also makes them create Team Fortress 2 cheat plugins that teleport players between Halloween items, which ruins the game. It's a trick alright, but it's definitely not a treat. » 10/28/14 8:35pm Tuesday 8:35pm

Fed Up With Steam, Devs Unite To Score Extra Greenlight Votes

Steam Greenlight was originally envisioned as a way for fans to help select which games would make it onto Valve's ridiculously ubiquitous PC gaming storefront. Unfortunately, it's kinda busted sometimes. A group of game creators has decided to take matters into their own hands by gaming the system. Kinda. » 10/28/14 6:00pm Tuesday 6:00pm

I'm Worried We May Never Get A Good Avatar Video Game

Yesterday I posted my review of the Legend of Korra video game. While it had some high points, I mostly wasn't a fan. And now, with the Korra cartoon and entire Avatar universe winding down, I can't help but worry that we might never see a video game truly do the series justice. » 10/24/14 8:40pm Friday 8:40pm

The New Borderlands Is Loaded With Secrets And References [UPDATED]

Continuing in the Borderlands series' grand tradition of making sly winks at everything from Minecraft to Game of Thrones to a whole lot of Internet memes, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is littered with secrets and references—some especially elaborate. Here are all the ones we know of so far. » 10/24/14 4:30pm Friday 4:30pm

The Kind of Video Game Violence That Disturbs Me

Hatred is a game about the wanton slaughter of people fueled by nothing but pure, well, hatred. Its trailer came out this week, and many people found it to be upsetting, even deplorable. Video games, however, frequently revel in over-the-top violence. So why is everybody talking about this game in particular? » 10/18/14 2:00pm 10/18/14 2:00pm