Gaming Timeline

Tomb Raider Takes Top Sales Spot For Second Straight Week

Tomb Raider tops again

Tomb Raider is still an incredibly popular game two weeks after its release. The game took the top spot on sales charts in the UK one week after its release, and it repeated that feat last week. The fact that the game has been popular wasn’t exactly a surprise as one report showed that one… Read more »

‘StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm’ Launch Event Recap

'StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm' launch event recap

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm‘s launch event in Melbourne, Australia, went off with much spectacle and anticipation. Thousands of StarCraft fans swarmed to Melbourne like a Zerg rush to witness the launch event of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. This wasn’t just a slew of retailers handing out copies of the newly-released game… Read more »

Wii U Sales Continue To Disappoint In February

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Despite the massive mainstream success of Nintendo’s Wii console, the company has been struggling to push units of its newer console, the Wii U, since its launch in November of last year. Nintendo and analysts alike expected sales of the Wii U would begin picking up in early 2013, but that doesn’t appear to be… Read more »

‘SimCity’ Patch To Improve Sim AI, Reduce Traffic Jams

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To put it lightly, the launch of SimCity from developer Maxis hasn’t gone particularly well; server issues caused some to not be able to play the game at all, and others had their progress — in some cases, a day’s worth — completely wiped out. Most of the issues with SimCity are on the server… Read more »

Xi3 Reponds To Valve Comments About Piston

Xi3 responds to Valve

Xi3 has responded to comments about their new Piston PC gaming device that Valve made yesterday. Valve, the company that owns and operates Steam, issued a statement on Tuesday which made it clear that they no longer had any involvement with the Piston. Whether the leaders at Xi3 felt that their company was being unfairly… Read more »