Half-Life games free to play on Steam ahead of Alyx launch
The original Half-Life, its sequel and both of its episodic expansions are currently free to download and play on Steam. Valve Software announced this week that the entirety of its beloved franchise will be playable for free on its popular platform for the next two months. The news comes ahead of
Microsoft to present new Xbox at E3 2020, Sony skips the event again
Microsoft will be unveiling its upcoming Xbox X console at the 2020 edition of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, while Sony is skipping the event for a second year in a row.  On Monday, Xbox head Phil Spencer confirmed that his “team is hard at work on E3,” which is slated to be held betwee
Long-Awaited Black Mesa: Xen Released On Steam
The long-awaited remake of one of the most beloved video games of all time is finally available. The newly released Black Mesa: Xen update brings the final levels of Crowbar Initiative’s ambitious remake of Valve’s Half Life to Steam.  Black Mesa is a fan-made remake that has been in the wor
Google Hopes to Revitalize Streaming Service With Typhoon Studios
Another day, another Google acquisition. The newest addition to the Google family is Typhoon Studios, which joins Google’s Stadia cloud-based streaming system for games. The move is meant to grow the pool of available games on Stadia - a struggling video game streaming service launched in November
Warcraft III Reforged Pushed Back to January 2020
The release date of the eagerly anticipated Warcraft III: Reforged has been pushed back to January 28, 2020.  The latest chapter of Blizzard’s classic was originally set for 2019 but the game developer recently announced that it needed a little bit more time “for finishing touches.” “
50+ Titles Coming to Xbox Game Pass
Microsoft has announced that more than 50 new games will be added to its Xbox Game Pass subscription service in the near future.  The company announced the new titles at X019, its annual event for Xbox enthusiasts, held in London November 14-16. The first batch of games is available now, Micr
Sony Watcher predicts PlayStation 5 price, release date
The next generation of the Sony PlayStation gaming console, the PlayStation 5, will hit retail shelves on November 20, 2020, with a suggested retail price of $499. That’s the prediction of a Twitter user and Sony-watcher who goes by the handle @PSErebus. The prediction is consistent with Son
Halo: Reach Coming to PC, Entire Franchise to Follow
Halo: Reach will herald the return of the Halo franchise to the PC platform. It is the first Halo game to run on PCs in more than a decade. The entire Halo Master Chief collection will also be available on Microsoft’s subscription platform, Xbox Game Pass for PC. The news was announced by Halo
Phil Harrison announces new games for Google Stadia
Google has added 10 games to the dozen previously announced as part of its cloud-based game streaming service, Stadia. The news was announced by vice president Phil Harrison in a tweet that also thanked the developers and publishers who made it possible.  The updated list for Google Stadia in