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Former LucasArts staple Haden Blackman will head a new studio for publisher 2K. Designated Hangar 13, the Novato, California studio is working on an unannounced next-gen title. Blackman was senior...

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We've reviewed a lot of games in 2014 and it's time for the Joystiq crew to begin their annual battle for their favorites to compose the "Top 10" of the year. Those that don't make it are honored i...

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Those who don't learn from their past are doomed to replay it again and again. In the case of these games from Joystiq's "Best Of" lists from 2006 through 2008, that's not really a bad thing. As we c...

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OK, we're pretty much at the end of the road for reviews in 2014. There's more than enough to play at this point. Like, way more than enough. Now we get down to the game of the year conversations. ...

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Xbox Live Gold members with an Xbox One will be able to play Sunset Overdrive for free all day Saturday, according to Microsoft's Major Nelson. Access to the free trial will begin at 12:01AM Eastern ...

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The Apple iTunes and Mac App Stores have converted from labeling games with in-app purchases as "free," instead inviting you to "get" them. As TechCrunch reports, this follows a similar change by Goo...

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In a post-Battlefield 4 world, where games launch with known (and significant) technical issues, standard practice is constant updates to quell negative word of mouth. Ubisoft's developing a shared s...

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I entered "video game player" into a stock photo site and this is what I got. Look at those two. They seem so happy. Especially the excitable blond, who is... holding his controller, um, quite oddly....

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The Far Cry series has gotten progressively more entertaining over time. Unlike Ubisoft's overextended Assassin's Creed army, its Far Cry team has had time to craft something that is beautiful and fu...

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Commander, XCOM: Enemy Within is now available for iOS and Android devices. Yup, it's the full game, which includes the addition of genetic manipulation and mechs to the turn-based strategy game of h...

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