3DS Drops to $150 at Gamestop through Feb 12

Gamestop is dropping the price of the Nintendo 3DS from $170 to $150 until the 12th of this month, in advance of the US Playstation Vita launch. Video Game Writers reports that the promotion was initiated by Nintendo, which is why the price drop is only temporary. This shot across Sony’s bow coincides with the… Continue reading

Skyrim Creation Kit Coming Soon

Hold on to your Ancient Nord Helmet, the Skyrim modding scene is about to blow up. Bethesda just dropped a trailer (above) and some new info for the upcoming release of the Skyrim Creation Kit. The Creation Kit comprises the same suite of tools that the developers used to create the world and quests of Skyrim. A… Continue reading

Star Trek Online Goes Free to Play with Announcement Trailer

Star Trek Online, the only MMO I’ve gotten a character past level 50 in, just went free to play this week. Sure, this is probably only exciting news to those of us who know what a warp nacelle is, but I’m ok with that. I’ve run into less douchebags in STO than any other online… Continue reading

Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator Boldly Goes to Version 1.6

When Star Trek Online was first announced, my imagination ran wild with Trekkie dreams of manning stations with my friends to operate our own multiplayer starship. While I think STO ended up being a fine game, my multi-crew dreams were squashed by a very single-player ship experience. Enter Thom Robertson’s Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator. The game… Continue reading

891 Free Games: Ludum Dare 22 is Complete

Ludum Dare, the speed-run of game development, has just wrapped its 22nd competition. Founded in 2002 by Geoff Howland and maintained by a crew of indie developers in their spare time, Ludum Dare sees hundreds of game developers, independent and professional, making games in extremely accelerated time frames all in the name of creativity. For… Continue reading

Humble Super Meat Bundle: The Jamestown Shank RUNNER 4

Just when you thought the Bundle Train had pulled into Stale Town Station , the Humble Bundle folks have put together something fresh to the max. The initial Humble Indie Bundle 4 games include Super Meat Boy, Shank, BIT.TRIP.RUNNER, Jamestown and NightSky HD. SMB is worth the price of admission alone, if you don’t already… Continue reading

PC Guy Says: Update Your Damn Drivers

Driver updates: the oil change of PC gaming. If you don’t do it on a regular basis, you’re just asking for viscosity breakdown. No one like low framerates. I’m mainly talking about video card drivers here because at this point Windows updates will do a fine job of keeping your other hardware up to snuff… Continue reading

Minecraft Reaches 1.0 and Becomes a Full Product on Friday

I’m in the camp that says if you can buy and play a game, it has been released. Notch and the folks at Mojang see things a bit differently. Minecraft will officially launch this Friday during the sold out Minecon. As of this writing, 4,072,110 people have already purchased the “beta”. You can actually watch… Continue reading

Nyan Cat Redeemered

Do you like cherry Pop Tarts? Do you like kittens? Even if you answered yes to both of these questions, chances are you still hate Nyan Cat. Haven’t seen this hell-spawned video? Here let me link it for you. Ok, now, wasn’t that annoying? If you didn’t spoon out your eyeballs and jam No. 2… Continue reading