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  • Blog Post: The 10 Best Ways To Recover Health In Video Games

    Health, usually represented as a bar or in numerical fashion, is one of the oldest concepts in games. When you run out of it, you're dead or the game is over in some fashion (at least until you reload your save or restart the game). Luckily there are usually items or mechanics designed to help you... More
  • Blog Post: Opinion – Just Tell Me What To Do

    After playing through Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain in its entirety and more or less jumping right into Fallout 4, I have found that – for the moment – I am burned out on open-world games. It really set in as I made my way into Fallout 4. I did the first few opening missions, found... 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: Opinion – Why I’m Waiting To Play Fallout 4

    By all reports, Fallout 4 is a great game . This week, it feels like the gaming world has put everything else on hold to explore the wasteland. Everywhere I look, I see various tips and guides aimed at helping me make the most of my post-apocalyptic experience. All of the excitement makes me want to... 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: What's The Magic Behind Fallout Shelter?

    Bethesda's deep dive into Fallout 4 wasn't the only news about the franchise the company brought to E3. The team also made the surprise announcement of Fallout Shelter, a mobile vault-building simulation set in the post-apocalyptic universe. You can read our official review , but among the rest... More
  • Blog Post: E3 2015 Wishlist: What We Want In Fallout 4

    It’s finally official; Fallout 4 is happening , and we’ll get a better look at it during Bethesda's E3 festivities in about a week. However, for any fan of the series, waiting for concrete details is difficult. Until we know more about the company's plans for the latest installment... More
  • Blog Post: Requiem For A Seam: Remembering The 10 Best Game Instruction Manuals

    Let me spin you a yarn. Times were, you’d open that brand-new cardboard (or plastic) box and there, nestled right next to your cartridge (or disc), would be a booklet. Yes, a booklet – paper pages stapled together that told you how to play the game (and sometimes more). Remember those? Now... More
  • Blog Post: Places – The Strip In Fallout: New Vegas

    Nearly everywhere you go in the Mojave Wasteland of Fallout: New Vegas, the bright lights of The Strip can be seen in the distance. They are a constant presence, a guiding light, and a reminder of what the world once was before the bombs fell. Thanks to the machinations of the mysterious Mr. House, New... More
  • Blog Post: My Open-World Checklist

    I try to divide my play sessions across as many types of games as possible, but I have a soft spot for open-world games. One of the things I enjoy most about gaming is the chance to explore new worlds and do things I wouldn’t ordinarily be able to do in my unplugged life. Here are a few things... More
  • Blog Post: Comparing The Open World Of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

    Some fans might be worried about The Witcher 3's leap to an open world, that the tightly-constructed narrative of previous entries might be sacrificed to appease a growing trend in the industry. Rest assured, the development team at CD Projekt RED is confident that they have created the perfect fusion... More
  • Blog Post: Man’s Best Friend: Gaming's Top Canines

    People love dogs for many reasons: they’re cuddly, loyal, and protective. Video game canines run the gamut from lovable to ferocious, to alien and able to wield ninja kunai. Here’s our list of some of the best video game canines. Blanca – Shadow Hearts: Covenant Without Blanca, Yuri... 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: Interview: Wasteland 2's Brian Fargo

    We caught up with Interplay co-founder and Wasteland 2 mastermind Brian Fargo recently to get his thoughts on the evolution of the game industry, post-apocalyptic hellscapes, and Kickstarter’s strengths and weaknesses. When you’re done with this, be sure to check out our Classic GI section... More
  • Blog Post: Celebrating Great Game Music: Creating The Top Score Podcast

    Deep inside the hallowed halls of Minnesota Public Radio, Emily Reese is studying game soundtracks. Outside of her full-time position at the radio station, she fights to find the time to host the Top Score podcast . Since April of 2011, Emily Reese has interviewed the composers behind Red Dead Redemption... 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
  • Blog Post: The Top 10 Video Game Openings

    In November of 2008 we ran our top 10 list of best intro sequences in the biz. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a movie must be worth a million. Check out our original list below, and feel free to add your top contenders in the comments. The beginning of a game can set the tone for the entire... More
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