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Why Videogames Belong in the Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) just announced it has acquired 14 videogames for a new category of artworks there, and some in the art world are aflutter: “Sorry MoMA, video games are not art.” The videogames MoMA is jumpstarting …

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Here’s what Stronghold HD looks like in motion

Following up on the news that Firefly Studios is putting out “HD” versions of Stronghold and Stronghold Crusader , we now have more specifics to work with. This is actually coming in the form of free patches for owners of the aforementioned games (and also Stronghold Crusader Extreme ) which will bump up the resolution cap from 1024×768 to 2560×1600. That means you’ll have the option to view the full map on a single screen, a welcome feature for an older strategy series such as this

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Here is your Assassin’s Creed III launch trailer

Assassin’s Creed III  releases in stores tomorrow and, as you might expect, Ubisoft is celebrating with a promotional trailer.

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Assassin’s Creed III Limited Edition unboxing

Look at this beast of a limited edition box for Assassin’s Creed III . It’s so big that I couldn’t even get it all in the shot. You’ll see me do my best to show off the innards of this collection, which includes: a copy of Assassin’s Creed III a 9.4 inch statue of Connor an Assassin’s Creed colonial-style flag kind of like the one I put on my dog a metal belt buckle George Washington’s notebook GameStop has this big ol’ sucker available for $119.99.

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Amazon’s Halloween costume contest: $1,000 gift card

While this is a videogame website, and I should have mentioned the Assassin’s Creed PS Vita bundle first, I think anyone will be drawn more to the $1,000 prize for Amazon’s Halloween costume contest.  Amazon is running a Halloween videogame costume contest for Facebook fans, giving that shiny $1,000 gift card and the Assassin’s Creed PlayStation Vita bundle to a winner in each of their four categories: Funniest, lowest budget, best likeness to a game character, and most elaborate. To enter, be a fan on their Facebook page, and then submit a photo in costume along with a description detailing what you’re dressed up as and in what category you are entering. The deadline is October 31.

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Witcher 2′s REDKit might make a modder out of me

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings has been out for a while now, but it isn’t a dead document. Earlier this year we saw The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition released for Xbox 360

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Go download Level-5′s Liberation Maiden right now

You at work? At lunch

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Defender’s Quest headed to Steam and other platforms soon

Every so often, a tower defense title is able to pull me in, utterly disrupting my ability to function as a productive member of society. One of the more recent games to claim that victory was Defender’s Quest , which not nearly enough of you played. It has since received a substantial amount of new content, including a new game+ mode, support for mods, additional maps and sidequests, and perhaps best of all, upgraded graphics

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Unboxing: Forza Horizon Limited Collector’s Edition

We’ve popped open a copy of the Forza Horizon Limited Collector’s Edition so that you can peek inside for yourself. While the casing is nice (a steelbook and slip case), the innards of this package aren’t much to look at as all the goods are digital.

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Digital Storm’s Bolt gaming PC is only 3.6 inches wide

Digital Storm has just announced what looks to be the thinnest gaming PC yet, the Bolt. At 3.6 inches wide and 14 inches tall, this thing is attractive to me.

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