NVIDIA release GTX 980 and GTX 970

GTX 980 and GTX 970 released

Yesterday, 18 Sep 2014, Nvidia released its two new flagship cards from the Maxwell line of GPUs: the GTX 980 and the GTX 970, for an MSRP of respectively $549 and $329.

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Deus vult! Crusader Kings 2 squires one million sales

Deus vult! Crusader Kings 2 squires one million sales

Paradox Interactive have announced that Crusader Kings 2, everybody’s favourite game of diplomacy, war and deceit has sold over one million copies.

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Shinra Technologies established; fears of tyrannical rule grow

Shinra Technologies established; fears of tyrannical rule grow

Square Enix have announced a venture into harvesting the life stream cloud based gaming with the launch of Shinra Technologies. The American based company “intends to change the game industry ecosystem by offering new types of game experiences through Shinra’s proprietary cloud technologies.”

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Humor in Space - Ring Runner: Flight of the Sages

Humor in Space – Ring Runner: Flight of the Sages

Close-range demolition in Ring Runner: Flight of the Sages.

Nothing like a point-blank railgun blast to the face!

Once in a great while, you encounter one of those games that defies description in terms of other games. No matter the premise, trying to wrap your head around the mechanics of inventive new games is always a wild ride—and in the case of Ring Runner: Flight of the Sages, that ride is full of quirky, creative fun. While it has its share of…

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Wasteland 2 Preview - 26 years in the making!

Wasteland 2 Preview – 26 years in the making!

InXile’s new game is out today and the internet is all a flutter with the release of Wasteland 2. The news is big and why would you expect anything less for a game that has been 26 years in the making, from a collaboration between some of the greatest game developers of our time? Wasteland was originally developed and released with a planned sequel being cancelled and co-opted off to become…

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TechRaptor Guide: How To Get Started With Gaming On Linux pt. 1 - Operating System’s and you.

TechRaptor Guide: How To Get Started With Gaming On Linux pt. 1 – Operating System’s and you.

If you have paid attention to Valve or PC gaming within the last year or so, you probably have heard about their new push for gaming on Linux; SteamBox, Steam Controller, and SteamOS may seem like novel concepts to you, but they may also be confusing.For example; what’s the point of SteamOS if I already have a desktop computer? Why would I want an operating system made only for gaming? What even…

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An interview with an Xbox One developer: GamerGate and more

An interview with an Xbox One developer: GamerGate and more

Recently, someone claiming to be an Xbox One developer, that is a developer of the Xbox One itself, showed up on 4chan and said that they, along with their colleagues, were in support of the GamerGate movement. Recently, that person came in contact with TechRaptor and has agreed to an interview. We have verified that this person is indeed an Xbox One developer.

This person has chosen to remain…

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More Info Released on GameJournoPros Mailing List

More Info Released on GameJournoPros Mailing List

Today, Milo Yiannopoulos and Breitbart released more emails, copied verbatim, regarding the GameJournoPros mailing list that was revealed yesterday. Some, not all, seem to indicate at least some kind of flippancy towards the issue of game journalism ethics, as well as discussion on not even discussing it. Below will be both the copied emails as well as small analysis of what they could mean or…

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Final Fantasy XIII trilogy confirmed for PC, Steam

Final Fantasy XIII trilogy confirmed for PC, Steam

A few days ago, the Steam logo was seen on the Final Fantasy XIII page for Square Enix. Of course, rumors started to fly that the trilogy was coming to Steam, but today it has been confirmed. The Final Fantasy XIII trilogy is coming to Steam and as of right now, the first game in the series will be available October 9, 2014. Subsequent games in the series are going to be made available by Spring…

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Conflict of Interest At Indiecade

Conflict of Interest At Indiecade

NOTE: Before this article was written, a request to Indiecade was made for comment on the matter with no response received.

Indiecade is an international festival of independent games and it has recently come to light that the 2011 edition of the festival was tainted by conflict of interest. (more…)

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