Microsoft will let you try Windows 10 games early
Xbox Game Preview is taking on Steam by moving to the PC.
'Starbound' is almost ready for everyone to explore
The sci-fi exploration game's 'story update' adds narrative and a whole lot more.
GOG.com is selling still-in-development games, too
The service's trademark features (DRM-free, update rollbacks) are in full effect here.
Sony rolls out 'Dungeon Defenders 2' as a paid alpha on PS4
It's similar to Microsoft's Xbox Game Preview program and Steam's Early Access offering.
Rockets, flirting and bruised egos on Steam Early Access
Steam launched its Early Access program in 2013, allowing developers to publish and sell incomplet...
JXE Streams: Creeping through 'Darkest Dungeon'
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The future of Xbox One: early access gaming, Cortana and more
Since the Xbox One launched last November, Microsoft's latest game console has changed pretty dram...
Steam Early Access makes public game tests a near-automatic affair
Many gotta-have-it-first gamers are very familiar with public betas and other chances to try title...
Boxee's Early Access program is looking for a few good testers, dangles Cloudee preview
While Boxee's oddly shaped set-top box is still its main claim to fame, it's been testing a cloud-...