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  • Blog Post: Top 25 Xbox 360 Games

    Today is the Xbox 360's 10th birthday, which is a great excuse to revisit our list of the console's best 25 games. We originally published this list in earlier this year in April. Microsoft launched the Xbox 360 in 2005, kicking off the last generation of gaming. This was the most successful... More
  • Blog Post: Clash Of The Titans: How Gaming's Iconic Creatures And Bosses Measure Up

    Have you ever wondered how giant creatures and machines from completely different games would look if they stood side by side? We took some of the biggest and most well-known bosses and creatures in video game history and calculated how they would stack up shoulder to shoulder. This chart originally... More
  • Blog Post: A List Of Fallout 4 Observations

    I'm not very far into Fallout 4, but a few things have stuck out to me during the first handful of hours. - It's very nice of Lisa Lucy Abernathy to pay me to pick the watermelons. I'm sure she has plenty of free time, and just chooses to be lazy and let passerbys pick them for her. Either... More
  • Blog Post: 14 Movies/TV Shows To Watch If You Love Fallout

    Bethesda Softwork’s latest open-world offering is overflowing with adventures, characters, and enemies to encounter ( read our Fallout 4 review ). But what do you do when your fingertips are numb from all the hours and hours spent marathoning through the wasteland of Boston’s Commonwealth... More
  • Blog Post: Replay – Fallout: Brotherhood Of Steel

    Everyone knows about the numbered Fallouts, but the series did have a few offshoots before Bethesda reinvigorated the franchise with Fallout 3. Today we look at one that has become mostly forgotten. Released in 2004 and developed by Interplay, Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel used the Baldur's Gate... More
  • Blog Post: The Coolest Fallout Merch Money Can Buy

    The buzz for Fallout 4 feels as hot as a nuclear blast. The series' popularity means there's a ton of official and fan-made merchandise out there for dedicated Wastelanders to find. Whether it's something for your tin shack or your suite in Tenpenny Tower, this is some of the coolest Fallout... 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: Rearmed - Ten Unique Weapons That Change Our Favorite Games

    In most games, weapons are the player’s main way of interacting with the world. Enemies come at you and you dispatch them with whatever armament you’ve got. I imagine it must be extremely difficult to design a continually engaging gameplay system around a single weapon (I struggle even now... More
  • Blog Post: Ten Games That Came Back From (Development) Hell

    Making a game is never easy. Developers and publishers are subject to time, cost, and human resources constraints, just like other major entertainment media. Ideally, most games would go from conception to development to publication with few hitches. But some seem to hit every possible roadblock, resulting... More
  • Blog Post: Top 10 RPGs Of The Generation

    We spent our time celebrating the best PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360 , and Wii games of the generation. Now we're diving into the best of various genres. Today, we're taking a look at the best role-playing games of the last console generation. Developers got more creative during the cycle, attempting... More
  • Blog Post: The Best Open World Games

    Part of the thrill of gaming is being able to step into imaginative worlds that let us make our own marks in them. In an instant, we can be transported to virtually anywhere, such as places in history or fantastical lands. Therefore, we thought we'd celebrate some of the best, as we look forward... More
  • Blog Post: Developer Salute – Bethesda

    I push past the dark environs of the prison dungeons through the barred door and emerge into the sunlight. A river stretches out in either direction to my sides, and on the far side of the water ruined arches of an ancient building beckon. In the distance, the mountains promise even more adventure. And... More
  • Blog Post: Places – Rivet City

    The Capital Wasteland in Fallout 3 is home to a multitude of characters, secrets, and locations. You’ll be pulled all over the map while completing hundreds of quests. If your mission log somehow gets depleted, heading for a settlement is usually a safe bet should you need more work. One such hub... More
  • Blog Post: Would You Vote For Any Of These Video Game Presidents?

    Today America voted for its next President. Is it too late to change our vote to one of these five video game presidents? Which of these fictional Commander-in-Chiefs would you vote for? President Adam Benford from Resident Evil 6 Political History : President Benford, A.K.A. President Evil, is close... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Your Backlog: This Console Generation's Infamous Release Weeks

    A special kind of anxiety accompanies being a gamer. Every once in a while a week like this one comes along when there is an excess of good games to play such as Dishonored and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. It’s not a bad problem to have, but it can make our back logs more intimidating. No matter their... More
  • Blog Post: Moments: Becoming A Wasteland Warrior In Fallout 3

    Fallout 3's Wasteland is a dangerous place, but that only makes it more exciting. For me, the Our Lady Of Hope Hospital was a crucible that brought out some of the best the game had to offer. Life is cheap in the Wasteland, and none more so than your character’s. I was warned by those playing... More
  • Blog Post: Top 10 Lost References In Video Games

    Lost is apparently every game designer’s favorite show, because even though the series finale aired two years ago, the show is still getting referenced all the time. It’s pretty easy to shoehorn the numbers 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, and 42 somewhere into a video game, hide a hatch in the middle of... More
  • Blog Post: Essential Games Of This Generation – Editors' Picks

    In Game Informer issue 224, we ran an essential list of the games from this generation that every gamer absolutely needs to play. While that list was fairly encompassing, it was also just a list. To give context to that list, a few Game Informer editors highlight some of their personal essentials. Limbo... More
  • Blog Post: Slow Burns

    Some games immediately grab you by the throat and dare you to look away. Bulletstorm opens with an explosive (and doomed) assault on an enemy ship. Uncharted 2 kicks off with hero Nathan Drake wounded and scaling a precariously balanced train, which lurches ever closer to the edge of a frozen cliff.... More
  • Blog Post: Replay Value: Games With Multiple Endings

    If interactivity is what sets games apart from other mediums, then the narrative games that have the most potential to show off this form of art are those that feature multiple endings based on your decisions. Amongst the many games with multiple endings, some settle for simple dual options based on... More
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