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Blizzard cancels “Titan” “World of Warcraft” developers Blizzard made the difficult decision to cancel production of their next-generation massively-multiplayer online game, “Titan.” Presumed to be in development for years, Blizzard confirmed the actual existence and title of the game in 2010. The science-fiction MMO was to take place on a¬†world like Earth after successfully fighting […]

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Virtual reality coming to PlayStation 4 Sony revealed Project Morpheus, their proprietary virtual-reality headset, at the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this week. The headset, which is now seemingly the only competitor to the Oculus Rift in virtual-reality hardware, is still in the prototype phase and will allow PlayStation 4 owners to become […]

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“Bioshock” developers closing their doors Ken Levine, creative director on “Bioshock Infinite” and co-founder of Irrational Games, announced the closure of the 17-year-old video-game-development studio this week in a message posted to the studio’s website.The team, which will be pared down to just 15 members, will be led by Levine and focus on games centered […]

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Test out a Titan this month Sign-ups for the public beta test of Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming first-person shooter “Titanfall” opened Tuesday night. Those interested can click the link above and choose whether to participate in the Xbox One or PC test, which will occur today through Tuesday. The game, developed by co-creators of the “Call […]

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Photo by Leszek Godlewski via Twitter. Steam Controller gets a redesign The Steam Controller will no longer feature a central touchscreen, according to a report by Engadget. The news comes out of Valve’s Steam Dev Days conference in Seattle, Wash. this week.The Steam Controller, which was revealed in September along with Steam OS and Steam […]

Advice on character design from Valve

A design guide for character art in Valve’s popular game “DOTA 2” is available for free on their website.The guide goes through some best practices for creating characters from their game, but the advice can be applied to character design anywhere. Some topics touched on in the guide include color choice, silhouettes, gradients and saturation.Aspiring […]

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Walk with the dead one more time Telltale Games has officially announced season two of their highly-praised “The Walking Dead” episodic game. Not much is known of the game yet, but Clementine, a popular character from season one, will be the focus of the story and she will be playable throughout season two.The game will release […]

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Step onto the battlefield early The “Battlefield 4” open beta is available now through Tuesday on PC through Origin, on Xbox 360 through the Xbox Live Marketplace and on PlayStation 3 through the PlayStation Store. The beta features the Conquest, Domination and Obliteration multiplayer game modes on the map called Siege of Shanghai. Players are […]

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“Half-Life 3” (maybe) confirmed Update:It has been discovered that the patent filed through the European Union’s patent website this week was indeed a hoax. Read more about it over at Valve Time.Valve filed a patent for the name “Half-Life 3” earlier this week, although nothing of the long-rumored third installment in the “Half-Life” series has […]

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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 […]