/Gaming/ Last Updated: Dec 19, 2014 @ 7:01 pm EST

Joystiq

Earnest Cavalli

Green Man Gaming holiday sale: Alien: Isolation, Evil Within

Today marks the start of Green Man Gaming's annual Green Grogre holiday sale, where the digital games retailer offers hefty discounts on a wide range of games, both recent and not so recent.

Highlights of the sale include intergalactic survival horr...

Kotaku

Jane-Claire Quigley

Deadspin Hae Min Lee, Team Player: The Serial Murder Victim's Lacrosse Heroics | io9 Biggest Scienti

Deadspin Hae Min Lee, Team Player: The Serial Murder Victim's Lacrosse Heroics | io9 Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2014 | Jalopnik Afroduck Explains How His Fast Lap Cost Him $50,000 And His Life In NYC | Jezebel Shade Court: Nicki Minaj Shades Dudes and Many Continue to Not Get It | Kinja Popular Posts

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Kotaku

Yannick LeJacq

The NSFW Stages Of Super Smash Bros.

Human nature dictates that whenever people acquire new tools for visual expression, they'll use them to draw dicks. So when Nintendo revealed that the latest (and, quite possibly greatest) Super Smash Bros. would come with a level editor, was there any doubt about what players would do with it?

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Kotaku

Kirk Hamilton

The Video Game Loading Screens Of 2014

In a perfect world, we'd spend all of our time actually playing video games. But if 2014 has taught us anything, it's that our world is not perfect. And so, among other things, we must spend a percentage of our time watching loading screens.

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Gamespot

GameSpot Staff

SanDisk Extreme PRO® SSD Giveaway

Want to super-charge your PC? GameSpot’s giving away a SanDisk Extreme PRO® SSD just in time for the holidays. The Extreme PRO SSD is ideal for upgrading your video game console’s storage or building a high performance PC and is compatible with any PC, laptop or game console that can handle a 2.5-inch SATA drive.

Featuring nearly 1TB of space and read/write speeds over 520MB/s, the drive includes SanDisk nCacheTM Pro technology, which delivers sustainable high performance with...

Polygon

Samit Sarkar

Sony 'disappointed' in Obama's criticism over The Interview

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton fired back at President Obama today after the president said the company had "made a mistake" by pulling The Interview, saying in an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS that "we have not caved."

During his year-end press conference this afternoon, the president acknowledged the "significant damage" dealt to Sony Pictures by a cyber attack on the company in late November — an attack that the FBI said today was carried out by the North Korean...

Kotaku

Robbie Gonzalez, Levi Gadye, and Mika McKinnon

Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2014

This year, humanity landed on its first comet, a child was born to a woman with a transplanted womb, and a fossilized sea shell forced us to reconsider our conceptions of human culture. Those are just a taste of the 20 achievements, innovations, and advances we've selected for our roundup of 2014's biggest scientific breakthroughs.

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Kotaku

Patricia Hernandez

What People Get Wrong About PewDiePie, YouTube's Biggest Star

Four years ago, an account named "PewDiePie" uploaded a video to YouTube. It was about Minecraft. The video featured what sounded like a young man laughing heartily at an unlucky zombie that had gotten stuck in a tree. The commentary wasn't in English—it was in Swedish.

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Kotaku

Tina Amini

How To 'Ground Pound' And Other New Moves In Halo 5's Multiplayer Beta

Now that the Halo 5 multiplayer is officially in session, you might want to pull off one of those new movement abilities you may have heard of.

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Gamespot

Eddie Makuch

Obama: Sony Shouldn't Have Canceled The Interview

During his annual year-end press conference today, United States president Barack Obama spoke out about Sony Pictures' recent decision to cancel controversial Seth Rogen/James Franco movie The Interview in the wake of widespread cyberattacks, saying the film company "made a mistake."

"Sony is a corporation. It suffered significant damage," Obama explained, as reported by The Associated Press. "There were threats against its employees. I am sympathetic to the concerns that they faced....

Polygon

Megan Farokhmanesh

Ridiculous Fishing devs attempt to get yet another clone pulled from Google Play

Indie developer Vlambeer, creator of titles such as Luftrausers and Nuclear Throne, is attempting to get yet another clone of its game Ridiculous Fishing pulled from the Google Play store, Vlambeer co-founder Rami Ismail confirmed to Polygon today.

Google Play currently features a game called Ridiculous Fishing Free, listed by developer hesangci. While Vlambeer's authentic title is available for $2.99, hesangci's game has no charge. In addition to featuring the game's artwork, its...

Polygon

Charlie Hall

Chris Roberts says there's plenty of room in the verse for No Man's Sky and Elite: Dangerous

Chris Roberts, the man behind the Wing Commander series and the upcoming space simulation Star Citizen shared his hearty congratulations to the team behind Elite: Dangerous on their launch this week, saying that space sims are "finally getting the love they deserve."

Elite: Dangerous was launched by Frontier Developments on Dec. 16. After more than two years in development, founder David Braben himself pushed the big red button sending the final code live to players. Roberts said it...

Polygon

Brian Crecente

Watch us play the Halo 5 multiplayer beta right now

The beta for Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer kicks off Dec. 29 for anyone who bought Halo: The Master Chief Collection, but a few Xbox preview program members are getting access to the beta starting today.

That early access includes some press, so we're going to stream our gameplay here for awhile to give you a look at how the beta is shaping up.

This pre-beta access will only feature the first week of the regular beta's content. The full beta will have a total of seven maps, three game types...

Polygon

Danielle Riendeau

2014 in review: a great year for horror games

While many folks feel 2014 was somewhat lackluster overall, it was a fantastic year for horror games.

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Kotaku

Yannick LeJacq

Yannick's Top Ten Games Of 2014

The most interesting parts of 2014's games for me were the relationships. The love and hate I felt for my enemies in Shadow of Mordor. The tenderness with which I cooed over my Miis and Sims. The surprising amount of joy I felt when killing Nazis in Wolfenstein.

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Kotaku

Stephen Totilo

Listen to some Halo 5 music, if you'd like.

Listen to some Halo 5 music, if you'd like. We captured it from the upcoming game's multiplayer beta, which just started for some Xbox One gamers and will launch wider later this month.

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Gamespot

Eddie Makuch

Non-Titanfall Game in the Works at Respawn

In addition to a new Titanfall game, Respawn Entertainment has formed a second team internally that's in the early stages of development on a non-Titanfall project. Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella made the revelation on Friday in an interview with Game Informer.

In response to a question about Repsawn recently hiring longtime God of War developer Stig Asmussen, Zampella said, "There is a second team. Non-Titanfall related." Asmussen works at Respawn in the role of game director for an...

Polygon

Samit Sarkar

Best Buy offering $50 off PS4 and Xbox One

Best Buy is offering some late-season deals on certain PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console bundles for the rest of the year, the retailer announced earlier this week.

In addition to Microsoft's ongoing Xbox One promotion, under which all consoles are selling for $50 less than their regular price, Best Buy will provide a $50 gift card to customers who buy one of two bundles: a $349.99 package that includes a console and copies of Assassin's Creed Unity and Assassin's Creed 4: Black...

Kotaku

Patricia Hernandez

The Pokémon Players Who Want To Save Christmas

Pokémon players around the world are coming together in the name of holidays next week. The plan? To brighten up the day of any kid that is playing Pokémon for the first time, after receiving any of the new games as Christmas presents.

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Kotaku

Chris Person

AI Drivers in The Crew Are Reckless

Today on Highlight Reel, we have reckless NPCs in The Crew, a great SRAW shot in Battlefield 4 and a bit of realness in the wacky playground that is GTA V.

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