Gaming

Why Warren Spector is taking a vacation and going back to school

Free of public relations restrictions, Spector opens up about teaching, game development and his own future in this exclusive interview.

Don't-Miss E3 Stories

TechHive E3 confessionals: Our thoughts on the biggest gaming show of the year

It's been a long E3. We spent four days learning about new video games and consoles, we put dozens of miles on our shoes, and we cranked out lots of articles and videos. Here's what we thought of this year's show.

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

Natural born killers: E3 impressions of Hotline Miami 2

We huddled in a trailer outside E3 proper to get our first glimpse of Hotline Miami 2. The good news: the game looks just as great as the first go-round. The bad: we might need therapy.

First-person video at E3: Final day

The last day of E3 2013 includes a walk through of South Hall and Carlos Rodela getting a well deserved ice cream cone.

3 hidden gems of E3 2013

There's more to E3 than big-budget sequels and flashy next-gen hardware. Plenty of amazing games are hiding on the show floor—if you know where to look.

Hunting down the best unique games at E3 2013

The gaming industry loves sequels -- perhaps a little too much. But in this video report, we find a few entirely games that are worth your attention.

Sid Meier sees new opportunities in gaming

Game industry legend Sid Meier chats with us about the mobile gaming space and discusses the new opportunities in gaming.

Free-to-play World of Tanks rumbles into your living room

World of Tanks will bring free-to-play gaming to Xbox Live on an unprecedented scale; can the freemium model succeed on consoles?

PlayStation 4

How Sony can still screw up the PlayStation 4

Sony left E3 as a big fan favorite, but decisions made by the company in the coming months could deflate that balloon.

Game maker writes a love letter to classic strategy games with Massive Chalice

Double Fine's next game is being developed with an unprecedented level of fan involvement.

See the biggest games of E3, right here

There are hundreds of games on display at the industry’s biggest yearly event, but none are hotter than these.

PCs share the love—and the games—with consoles at E3

Oculus Rift. Arma III and DayZ. Razer Edge. Indiecade. PC games and hardware abounded at E3, and the cross-platform push means there’s more fun to come.

Second-screen apps get a primary role at E3

Who needs a TV? A plethora of games on the E3 floor are leaning on complimentary mobile apps to spread the fun beyond the big screen.

Hands-on with the Virtuix Omni gaming treadmill

Virtuix’s Omni is an omni-directional treadmill designed for the player to move while gaming. Using it while gaming puts keyboards or gamepads to shame.

Indie games leave E3 for a press event of their own

The first annual Horizon conference showcased a ton of exciting indie games, including new games from noted developers Robin Hunicke, Keita Takahashi and Phil Fish.

Ubisoft's Rocksmith 2014 guitar software includes a new Session Mode tool

Rocksmith, edutainment software that teaches you how to play a real guitar under the guise of a Rock Band or Guitar Hero-esque game, now morphs into Rocksmith 2014, which has an exciting new tool called Session Mode.