This week in gaming

Run your computer with Steam Valve announced it’s own operating system, SteamOS, on Monday. The creators of the “Half-Life,” Portal” and “Left 4 Dead” games posted to the Steam website saying that it will be based around Linux, and will be free. Steam-powered PCs on the horizon Valve also announced Steam Machines, which are gaming […]

“Project X Zone” review

After hearing the cries of fans screaming for localization, “Project X Zone” has finally been brought over from Japan for your Nintendo 3DS. The game has a simple premise. It mashes up characters from Sega, Capcom and Namco Bandai, and puts them in tag teams to fight, and to find out why they were all […]

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So much more than stealing cars “Grand Theft Auto V” was released in the United States on Tuesday. According to publisher Take-Two, the game made $800 million dollars within 24 hours of it’s release, as reported by Yahoo! Finance. That is the most money any “Grand Theft Auto” game has ever made at launch. Don’t […]

Former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at age 85

Yamauchi headed Nintendo for 53 years before retirement in 2002. The man credited with turning what was a modest trading-card company into one of the world’s most successful and well-known video game companies died of pneumonia in a hospital in central Japan this morning, according to an email sent to press by Nintendo.Hiroshi Yamauchi headed […]

This week in gaming

Handheld gaming on your TV The PlayStation Vita TV announced on Monday at Sony Japan’s conference during the Tokyo Game Show. A little white box that connects to a TV via HDMI, it is essentially just a PS Vita with no screen.There is a slot for PS Vita game cards on the side, and the […]

This week in gaming

Microsoft’s next-gen console gets a release date The Xbox One will launch on Nov. 22, according to a YouTube video posted by Microsoft. The release is scheduled for the same date that the Xbox 360 was released back in 2005. PlayStation’s virtual reality Sony is rumored to be working on a virtual-reality headset to be […]