Gaming Timeline

Google Buys Streaming Site Twitch for $1 Billion

google buys twitch

It was rumored back in March that Twitch, the popular game streaming website, would be bought out by YouTube, but it looks like the deal finally went public on Friday. Venture Beat reports that Google officially bought Twitch for a cool $1 billion. While neither Twitch nor Google have commented — specifics about this merger… Read more »

‘GTA V’ Online DLC: What’s Coming And What’s Not

GTA V online heists

GTA V‘s release for PS4 and Xbox One is getting nearer. It appears GTA V for the next generation is going to be hitting store shelves this November and that version of the game has clearly been the focus of Rockstar the last couple of months. That doesn’t mean there isn’t content coming for GTA… Read more »

‘BioShock’ Gets New Teaser On Twitter, What Could It Mean?

BioShock gets teaser on Twitter

BioShock is one of the most popular series in video games. Now fans of BioShock and the most recent BioShock Infinite might be getting a new treat. A teaser on 2K United Kingdom’s Twitter account seems to indicate BioShock is coming back in one form or another. That is good news for people who thought… Read more »

Twitch Officially Welcomed Into The Fold By Google

Twitch officially purchased by Google

Twitch had long been rumored to be getting wooed by Google, and this weekend the purchase became official. For those that aren’t familiar with the video gaming world, Twitch is a website that is dedicated towards allowing people to stream their individual games. This has allowed people to use Twitch to share their exploits in… Read more »

‘Marvel Heroes 2015’ Review: Second Time’s The Charm?


Last year the developers over at Gazillion Entertainment, headed up by Diablo veteran David Brevik, launched their free-to-play action RPG / MMO hybrid, Marvel Heroes. The game received largely mixed reviews by the press, many of which stated that the game’s lack of polish — and depth — held it back from being a serious… Read more »

‘Destiny’ Beta Opens To All PS4, Xbox One, PS3 And Xbox 360 Owners

Destiny Multiplayer

If you’ve been hunting for Destiny beta codes, hunt no more. Bungie just announced that all PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360 console owners can jump in on the fun right now. If you’ve wanted to play Destiny, but didn’t have a code, you’re invited to the party now. — Bungie (@Bungie)… Read more »

‘Halo: Nightfall’ Discussed By Agent Locke Actor, Mike Colter

Halo Nightfall - Mike Colter

We got the first look at Halo: Nightfall‘s Agent Locke and the actor who plays him, Mike Colter, on Monday. The veteran supporting actor is stepping front and center for a live-action series that bridges the gap between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians for the Xbox One, and he discussed his role and experience… Read more »

‘Battlefield Hardline’ Delayed To Improve Game, EA’s Reputation

We'll hold on to Hardline for  you for a few months.

Electronic Arts and DICE made a decision about Battlefield Hardline on Tuesday that will affect the bottom line, but improve the reputation of both following the Battlefield 4 launch debacle last year. The upcoming PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC cops and robbers-themed shooter was delayed to 2015 to make the game better…. Read more »

Toxic ‘League of Legends’ Players Facing Bans From Riot Games

Banned Toxic League of Legends Players

Toxic League of Legends players may be facing bans from developer Riot Games in a new initiative to combat the ongoing war against the toxic player. In an official Twitter post from Jeffery Lin, lead designer of social systems, players that show extreme toxicity will be given either a 14 day or permaban in League… Read more »

‘Destiny’ Beta Got Two New Maps, For Two Hours

Destiny Beta gets new maps

The Destiny beta got a couple of new maps on Saturday, but players only got to sample the new content over a two-hour window. The people running the Destiny beta have been working hard to make the event as special as possible and Saturday’s addition certainly did that. Gamespot reports that one of the maps… Read more »

‘Watch Dogs’ Drawing Gamers’ Ire Despite Topping Sales Charts

Watch Dogs getting plenty of sales and plenty of anger

Watch Dogs is an interesting video game if for no other reason than the contradicting realities surrounding Ubisoft’s games. One the one hand, Watch Dogs has shipped more than 8 million copies since it was released. That number puts Watch Dogs on top of the June sales charts when it comes to video games, especially… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of July 20, 2014

New Video Game Releases for the Week of July 20

The new video game releases for the week of June 20, 2014 continue the slow drip that defines the summer release schedule. Both consoles and PC are as barren as the desert as it was last week with only a few droppings of spice to liven up the otherwise bleak landscape. Forza: Motorsport 5: Racing… Read more »

Kim Kardashian Has Made $85 Million From Her Video Game

kim kashes in on hollywood game

Kim Kardashian is about to become the highest-paid video game voice actor of all time. The reality television star lends the voice to her own character in the game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, which has been a huge hit on mobile. The game allows players to coach Kim through the trials of being a celebrity, including… Read more »

Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Is Suing ‘Call of Duty’ Developers

call of duty sued by manny

The ‘Call of Duty’ game franchise is one of the most successful gaming series ever. The makers have always attempted to use real-life personalities to infuse a strong sense of relevance and reality. Interestingly, barbaric former Panamanian Dictator, Manuel Noriega, currently in jail, is suing the makers. Manuel Noriega, once a feared dictator has been… Read more »