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  • Blog Post: The Video Game Reboot Report Card

    Over the past several years, reboot fever has hit the entertainment industry. Whether you're talking about film reboots like Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy or J.J. Abrams' Star Trek films, there's no denying that Hollywood has been riding this wave to the fullest. The video game... More
  • Blog Post: Franchise Follow-Ups No One Expected

    Every once in a while a game comes along that catches people off-guard. Whether they’re good or bad, unexpected games are always interesting to explore and discuss, especially when they’re part of a long-running series. Whether it’s because the games differ greatly from their predecessors... More
  • Blog Post: Dimensional Rift: 9 Series That Struggled To Jump To 3D

    The 3D revolution hit the video game industry hard in the mid-90s. Home console technology was improving by leaps and bounds over the forerunners from earlier in the decade and prior to that. Because of that, developers were tinkering with the formulas of classic titles in order to deliver a more cutting... More
  • Blog Post: George Washington, Gaming's Next Secret Ingredient?

    It may seem a little strange, but George Washington has been cropping up everywhere in games these days. Our first president is an important figure in Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed 3 , and a clockwork version of Mr. Washington is one of the new enemy types in BioShock Infinite . Don't... More
  • Blog Post: 20 Namco Vs Capcom Matches We'd Love To See

    The hot rumor this week is that two blockbuster crossover fighting games are in development – Namco vs. Capcom and Capcom vs. Namco. If these rumors are true, the former will run on the Street Fighter IV engine and the latter will feature the Tekken 6 engine. With each company featuring an absurdly... More
  • Blog Post: Seven Of The Worst Twists In Gaming

    From the golden era of 8-bit gaming to our modern, cinematic blockbusters, the road of video game storytelling has been packed with twists. Some plot curveballs are visible from a mile away, while others pop up out of nowhere with a pleasant surprise. Some, however, are like opening up a pudding cup... More
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