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Age Of Empires

An underground community is bringing Age of Empires II back to life

LivemintLivemint - Jun 23, 2018
Outside, on the balcony of a second-floor Worli flat, two young men are sitting across a table and typing away furiously on their laptops, engrossed in a highly competitive game of Age Of Empires II: The Age Of Kings. The rest of us are in the living ...  

Baldurs Gate

'Baldur's Gate' designer James Ohlen leaves BioWare after 22 years

EngadgetEngadget - Jul 13, 2018
James Ohlen might not be a household name, but if you love video games, you might have played some of the titles he helped create. He became a full-time designer to work on the original Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate II back in the '90s, and he has ...  

Empire Earth

Final Fantasy

The RetroBeat: Guitars make Final Fantasy IV's music even more ...

VentureBeatVentureBeat - Jul 18, 2018
Final Fantasy IV has one of the best soundtracks of any game. The iconic Square Enix role-playing game came out for the Super Nintendo in 1991. Not only did ...  

Half Life 2

New screenshots released for Half Life 2 Cinematic Mod Awakening Volume 1

DSOGamingDSOGaming - Jul 15, 2018
The NervenHölle-Team has released some new screenshots for the first volume of Half Life 2's upcoming Cinematic Mod Awakening. Cinematic Mod Awakening aims at further delving into the expanded gameverse of FakeFactory's Cinematic Mod which ...  

Microsoft Flight Simulator

Prepar3D: Creating Pilots with Lockheed Martin

Aviation TodayAviation Today - Jul 15, 2018
We developed simulators to teach the U.S. Army how to operate the Stryker tank. Lockheed Martin was investigating a new commercial flight training product then; they ended up deciding to acquire Microsoft Flight Simulator, which was rebranded and sold ...  


Win one of four limited edition copies of Myst 25th Anniversary Collection

Eurogamer.netEurogamer.net - Jul 2, 2018
Myst, one of the most internationally renowned and often baffling adventure games of all time, is getting itself a 25th Anniversary edition, thanks to a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year. They asked for $247,500 and got $2,810 ...  

Neverwinter Nights

Decorated designer James Ohlen retires from BioWare after 22 years

Eurogamer.netEurogamer.net - Jul 13, 2018
Another of BioWare's old-guard has left the building. This time it's James Ohlen, lead designer of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Baldur's Gate 1 and 2, Neverwinter Nights and Dragon Age: Origins, and director of Star Wars: The Old Republic ...  

Pokemon Ranger

Gotta Snap 'Em All – A Look Back At Pokemon Snap

TechRaptorTechRaptor - Jun 29, 2018
From Pokemon Ranger to the Mystery Dungeon series, a huge range of different stories have been explored in the spin-offs of Pokemon. It could be argued, though, that none of these spin-offs were as idiosyncratic, or as deserving of a sequel, as Pokémon ...  

Quake II

Google AI reaches human-level performance in Quake III Arena

Green Man Gaming NewsroomGreen Man Gaming Newsroom - Jul 5, 2018
As the blogpost explains, DeepMind homed in on Quake II Arena partly in a bid to teach its AI agents to co-operate: “This is a setting we call multi-agent learning: many individual agents must act independently, yet learn to interact and cooperate with ...  

Rollercoaster Tycoon

Someone made a calculator out of 'RollerCoaster Tycoon' and it's unreal

MashableMashable - Jul 10, 2018
It's crazy to think that the original RollerCoaster Tycoon came out almost 20 years ago. When I was a kid, I used to name the guests that would try to leave my park after the bullies at school, then trap them on an island forever. But Redditor ...  


Visualizing StarCraft Replays with R
Gamasutra (blog) - Jul 9, 2018

Almost a decade since I started data mining professional replays for StarCraft: Brood War, I'm still exploring the data sets. After recently trying out new animation packages in R, I wanted to revisit this data set and see if I could make an ...  

The Sims

The Sims 5: News, Rumors and Release Date

TechnobezzTechnobezz - Jul 16, 2018
Electronic Arts and Maxis are at the helm of this amazing game, as players couldn't stop imagining, discussing and reading news about the Sims 5. The E3 2018 event just got over and no one expected EA to make an announcement with regards to the Sims ...  

Unreal Tournament

There's an Unreal Tournament demake for Atari 2600 you can play in your browser

PC GamerPC Gamer - Jun 18, 2018
Unreal Tournament, as in the 1999 multiplayer first-person-shooter, has been demade for a new platform—the Atari VCS, aka the Atari 2600, a 41-year-old console. Fortunately you don't need to have kept your Atari since 1977 to play it, as UT 2600 runs ...  

World Of Warcraft

World Of Warcraft Pre-Battle For Azeroth Patch Coming July 17, Here's What It Does

Cinema BlendCinema Blend - Jul 15, 2018
Ahead of the release of World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, there's going to be a patch that helps set up the MMO for the next major expansion pack. This isn't an uncommon tactic for most major releases, with many companies opting to roll out pre ...  

Call Of Duty

The Best Call Of Duty Zombies Players Throw Down Next Month

KotakuKotaku - Jul 16, 2018
The Zombies World Championship is returning on Sunday, August 5, and the future looks positive for competitive Call of Duty Zombies. Highly-skilled finalists will compete for an increased prize pool in a tournament that promises to be more polished ...  

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