​What It Looks Like to Play a Four-Dimensional Game

Some games ask you to shoot, jump or strategize in ways that are similar to what you've done. Sure, there may be unique tweaks designed to pique your interest but you mostly go in knowing what to expect. Other games are different deep down in their DNA, challenging the way you do even the simplest things. Miegakure's… » 4/18/14 2:53pm Friday 2:53pm

Half-Life Speedrun Breaks World Record at Just Over 20 Minutes

After months of theorycrafting and planning, speedrunner quadrazid and his friends were able to run through Half-Life—a game that's anything but short—in 20 minutes. And the fact that it's almost 10 minutes faster than the previous world record shows how perfectly executed their run was. » 4/15/14 2:40pm Tuesday 2:40pm

Even Boring Chores Look Good In This Beautiful MMO

We've seen the character creation system, as well as some of the combat featured in Black Desert, a stunning-looking Korean MMO. But the game also features stuff you can do during your downtime—and it looks like the developers are putting care into small details. » 4/15/14 2:40pm Tuesday 2:40pm