Eskimo Malware Targets Twitch And Steam
A serious malware problem with the online video game streaming service Twitch.tv , also involving Steam, has been discovered and Twitch users are being warned to be extra vigilant when using the platform. The issue was brought to the public's attention in a post on the website of Finnish internet security firm F-Secure on Friday September 12. F-Secure said they had received a report from "a concerned user" that the malware was appearing on the Twitch site's chat feature.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
F-Secure Antivirus Research Weblog
A Twitch of Fate: Gamers Shamelessly Wiped Clean
Twitch.tv is a video gaming focused live streaming platform. It has more than 50 million viewers and was acquired by Amazon.com in August for nearly a billion dollars.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies Infecting Steam September 23
Last month, Nexon announced that it was bringing free-to-play Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies to Steam in Q3 2014. The Steam store page popped up today, and with it came the reveal of its release date: September 23. The game offers some classic Counter-Strike gameplay along with a slew of additional gameplay modes, new guns, new maps, and new characters: the game is more than just about zombies, with over twenty different modes to choose from in both PvP and PvE flavors; there are more guns at your disposal, along with crafting; there are over 60 maps, including classic maps from Counter-Strike ; and female characters join the previously male-dominated roster, along with playable zombies.
See How 'World of Warcraft' Pays Tribute to Robin Williams in Newest Expansion
The late comedian Robin Williams loved video games. He named his only daughter after the princess in Nintendo's Legend of Zelda games.
Reinventing the Science Fair with Portal 2 Puzzle Maker
Lisa: I definitely think that the digital media provides a different way of looking at the content. The thing that I love the most about the Puzzle Maker and my algebra students especially just loved was, we were talking about parabolas and we were talking about vertical motion and then we built it and they got to go in the game and experience it.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
TemeculaTEMECULA: Guests get in 'toon at cosplay event
She and Moramarco expanded the festival this year, moving it to a new, larger venue and welcoming more than 30 vendors who sold everything from prints to sketches and wigs to jewelry. Moramarco is a graphic artist and cartoonist who has been teaching art through the Temecula Community Services Department for about 20 years.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
New Heroes Join League of Legends and Dota 2 - IGN Arena
With Techies coming to Dota 2 and Azir joining League of Legends , IGN Arena hosts Mitch Dyer, Kyle O'Connor, James Faulkner, and Brian Albert discuss the major changes these additions could bring. Other topics in IGN Arena Episode 11 include a viewer's question about the impossible lingo in the MOBA scene, and we wonder how to best introduce a total newcomer to the overwhelming world of Dota 2 , League of Legends , and more.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Uncensored Left 4 Dead 2 Rated in Australia Half A Decade Later
The Australian Classification Board has awarded the uncensored version of first-person zombie shooter Left 4 Dead 2 with an R18+ rating five years after its initial release, according to a listing on the body's website.
Inside Mac Games
Portal 2 Comes To MGS
Mac Game Store has added Valve 's Portal 2 first person action puzzler to its list of titles available for purchase and download.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Dreamworks Dad is back with video game-inspired 'Action Movie Kid - Volume 2'
Daniel Hashimoto, the Dreamwork After Effects artist who put his son in The Matrix and sent him through time is back with a new series of well-realized imaginings with Action Movie Kid - Volume 2 .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Valve Ranks First for Most Desired Game Company to Work for
The 2014 IGDA Developer Satisfaction Survey listed Valve Software as the number one company developers would like to work for, above their own company.
Amazon Drops $970 Million on Game-Streaming Service Twitch
Amazon's interest in the video game world is taking a huge step forward with Monday's $970 million deal to buy game streaming service Twitch Interactive.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Valve Characters Are Coming to Super Time Force Ultra
Three new characters from both Team Fortress 2 and Left 4 Dead will be packaged in with Super Time Force Ultra when it releases next week on Steam, developer Capybara Games revealed today on its website .
Evolve Beta Xbox One Exclusive, Release Date in January
The Xbox One may be lagging behind PS4 in sales, but Microsoft is getting some nice exclusives to try to reverse that trend.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Ten Most Desirable Video Game Companies to Work For
The top ten list of most desirable video game companies to work for is out and the company perched atop the list is none other than Valve.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
3 million people watched the ESL Counter Strike finals last week
Newsbrief : The eSports League recorded peak concurrent viewer figures of more than 400,000 people for last week's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition at Gamescom.
Game developers would most like to work for Valve, survey finds
An Independent Game Developers Association survey of more than 2200 developers asked participants for their most desirable publishers and developers, and Valve came out on top - ahead of "my own company".
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Analyst: Downloadable titles make up 92% of PC games market
Anyone paying vague attention to the PC games market has long known that it's a space dominated by downloadable titles.