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Yesterday | IGN

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.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead, X360

Monday | 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.


Related Topix: Portal, Video Games

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 .


Related Topix: Portal, Video Games

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Escapist

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.


Related Topix: Portal, Video Games, Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead

Entrepreneur Magazine

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.


Related Topix: Game., Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Portal, Microsoft Xbox, X360

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 .


Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead, Video Games, The, Deep Silver


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.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead, Microsoft Xbox


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Celebrates Anniversary with Exploding Chickens

Dragon Age: Inquisition producer Cameron Lee has become a fixture here at AusGamers.


Related Topix: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Video Games, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Resident Evil, Capcom

Thu Aug 21, 2014

[H]ard OCP

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.


Related Topix: Half-Life 3, Video Games

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.


Related Topix: The Counter-Strike Team, Counter-Strike, Video Games, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive


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".


Related Topix: Dota 2, Video Games, Kirkland, WA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ars Technica

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.


Related Topix: Payday 2, 505 Games, Video Games, Overkill Software, Dota 2


CS: Global Offensive Top-Seller on Steam

DayZ was the top-selling title on Steam last week , but this week Counter-Strike: Global Offensive takes the lead.


Related Topix: Dean 'Rocket' Hall, DayZ, Bohemia Interactive, Video Games, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Defense Grid 2 release date set for September

Developer Hidden Path Entertainment made the reveal this week at Gamescom, where it's demoing its user-created content tool, DG Architect.


Related Topix: Hidden Path Entertainment, Defense Grid 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, The, Deep Silver

Hispanic Business

Evolve Wins Gamescom 2014 'Best of Show' Award

Evolve dominated Gamescom 2014, winning five of the thirteen award categories, the most official awards any game has ever won at Gamescom.


Related Topix: XCOM, 2K Marin, 2K Games, Video Games, Game., Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead, The, Deep Silver, Irrational Games, BioShock, Microsoft Xbox

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cinema Blend News

World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor's Cinematic Trailer, Explained

Blizzard debuted World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor 's cinematic trailer today as promised.


Related Topix: World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games, Portal

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Cinema Blend News

HyperX Cloud White, Logitech G402 Prep For Back-To-School Gaming

New gaming devices getting lost in the shuffle is nothing new. Two new devices that have been or are being overlooked due to all the big news rolling out of GamesCom includes the HyperX Cloud White gaming headset and Logitech's latest G402 Hyperion Fury gaming mouse.


Related Topix: White, _No Company, Video Games, Mice, The, Deep Silver, Blizzard Entertainment, Starcraft II, Counter-Strike, The Counter-Strike Team

Computer And Video Games

Skylanders Minis characters revealed

The Skylanders Minis line will start off with 16 fun-sized counterparts to existing characters.


Related Topix: Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Activision, Video Games, Portal

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Evolve Open Beta Exclusive to Xbox One Next January, gamescom 2014 Video/Screens

In the works at Turtle Rock Studios , creators of the cooperative shooter classic Left 4 Dead .


Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead, Video Games

Computer And Video Games

Evolve beta coming exclusively to Xbox One in January

The beta for Evolve will be coming exclusively to Xbox One in January, Microsoft announced on Tuesday during its Gamescom press conference.


Related Topix: The, Electronic Arts, Left 4 Dead, Video Games, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox