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From Now Until 10am PDT Thursday, You Can Play Civilisation V For Free.

From now until 10am PDT Thursday, you can play Civilisation V for free. If you’ve somehow never picked it up, now’s your chance.


Indie Dev Threatens Gabe Newell, Has Game Removed From Steam

If you’re a developer selling a game on Steam, it’s probably not the best idea in the world to tweet a death threat to the guy who owns Steam.


Trine And Trine 2 Sell 7 Million Copies, So Here Are Some Modding Tools

While modding isn’t for everyone, it’s nice to know that some studios are still willing to release tools for their games so players can craft their own content. Frozenbyte is one such developer, having just published editors for Trine and Trine 2, with the cherries on top being a free weekend for both titles on Steam and a sale.


Ad Agency's Half-Life 3 Campaign Is A Terrible Idea

Everybody wants Half-Life 3, but this elaborate crowdfunding plot dreamed up by interns at marketing agency McKee Wallwork & Co is not how we’re going to get it.


343 Industries Has New Halo-Related Project In The Works

It might not be an FPS, but 343 Industries just announced it has something Halo-related in the works. IGN reports the studio is planning to release a new twin-stick shooter called Halo: Spartan Strike in December.


Final Fantasy XIII Is 60 GB On Steam

Hope you’ve got a big hard drive! Final Fantasy XIII, which came out today on Steam, will take up a whopping 60 GB of disk space — probably because of all of those cut-scenes.


We're Finally Getting Good Games Based On Movies

Once upon a time licensed video games — ones based on movies, TV shows, or other popular series — were the domain of festering bargain bins and well-meaning grandparents who didn’t know any better. Now Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor and Alien: Isolation are two of the year’s most interesting games. This is a good thing.


Struggling Indie Sells His Game For Art Instead Of Money

Deep Under The Sky, a game about glorious glittering jellyfish, isn’t selling so well by creator Colin Northway’s own admission — especially not in comparison to his previous game, Incredipede. He still wants to give you the game for free though. You just have to sit down and create something of your own first.


Disney Adds 21 Games To Steam. Here's What's Worth Playing.

Last week’s release of the free-to-download Disney Infinity 2.0 was just the tip of the Disney PC gaming iceberg. Today Disney Interactive has released a whopping 21 titles on Steam, from traditional children’s fare to arcade racing action. What’s worth checking out?


Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Is Coming To PC In December

Briefly: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is coming to PC in December. The open-world prologue game is hitting Steam on December 18, to be precise. It came out on consoles earlier this year, and Kirk compared it to (very good) food.