Gaming Timeline

Guild Wars 2 Open Beta Ends in Triumph; Game Launches August 28, 2012

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The final Guild Wars 2 open beta weekend is over and the game’s developers at ArenaNet must be smiling ear to ear. The event was a complete and highly satisfying success. Servers were packed with excited players and the game performed flawlessly. Now we must wait patiently for a month, while the developers put the… Read more »

Guild Wars 2 Final Open Beta Weekend Begins Friday July 20, 2012

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Friday, July 20, 2012, is big day for fans of MMOS (massively multi-player online role-playing games). At 12 Noon, PST, invited players and those of us who pre-ordered Guild Wars 2, will be able to participate in the final open beta weekend for this long awaited game. Online gamers and MMO fans have enjoyed a… Read more »

Battlefield 4 Confirmed in Medal of Honor: Warfighter Trailer

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Considering the 5-year gap between Battlefield 2 and Battlefield 3, one might have expected that DICE would take a break before moving on to the 4th entry in the franchise. Either that, or revisit the Bad Company franchise. Surprisingly, that’s not the case. Early this morning, EA released a multiplayer-focused developer diary for Medal of… Read more »

Gears of War: Judgment Arrives on Xbox 360 in March

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Epic Games and co-developer People Can Fly may be keeping relatively quiet on Gears of War: Judgment for the moment, but that doesn’t mean they’re not willing to go ahead and share the game’s release date with us. During a panel Comic Con 2012, Epic announced that Gears of War: Judgment will be releasing exclusively… Read more »

Angry Birds Trilogy Coming to Consoles Later This Year

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Back at E3 this year, Activision announced it had partnered with Rovio to bring the immensely popular Angry Birds franchise to consoles. That was all we heard at the time, but now the publisher is ready to talk specifics. Yesterday evening, Activision announced that Angry Birds will be getting a retail console release in the… Read more »

Video Game Collection Sells For $1.2 Million

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A 32-year-old man in Paris has sold his vast video game collect which includes 7,000 titles for a ridiculous sum of $1.2 million. The sale which was listed on eBay includes complete collections for Sega, Nintendo and NEC consoles, all of which are factory sealed. The man who goes by the name “Andre” tells the… Read more »

Sony to Acquire Gaikai for $380 Million

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Early this morning, Sony announced that it will be acquiring David Perry’s cloud-based gaming company Gaikai to the tune of $380 million. Sony being the ones to pick up Gaikai is a bit of a surprise, but it isn’t surprising that Gaikai has been sold off. Back in late June, there were reports that Gaikai… Read more »

The Secret World Launch Is A Resounding Success

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Well gamers, the big day finally arrived. The long awaited launch of The Secret World began with a resounding success today, Friday June 29, 2012. Players who made the decision to pre-order the game were given the privilege of four days of early access before the official launch on July 3, 2012. Servers were packed… Read more »

Wii U Online Component Will Be “Free To Play”

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Nintendo U buyers will be able to take advantage of the company’s online component “Miiverse” as a “free to play and connect” option when the video gaming console rolls out later this year. Nintendo announced the lack of a pricing plan during its annual shareholder meeting where company officials announced the lack of online pricing…. Read more »