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The 10 Best Ways To Recover Health In Video Games
on January 24, 2016 at 05:30 PM
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...
Opinion – Just Tell Me What To Do
on November 22, 2015 at 06:45 PM
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...
Clash Of The Titans: How Gaming's Iconic Creatures And Bosses Measure Up
on November 18, 2015 at 06:30 PM
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...
A List Of Fallout 4 Observations
on November 15, 2015 at 06:48 PM
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...
Opinion – Why I’m Waiting To Play Fallout 4
on November 13, 2015 at 04:35 PM
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...
14 Movies/TV Shows To Watch If You Love Fallout
on November 12, 2015 at 03:01 PM
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...
Replay – Fallout: Brotherhood Of Steel
on November 06, 2015 at 09:00 PM
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...
The Coolest Fallout Merch Money Can Buy
on October 28, 2015 at 06:20 PM
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...
What's The Magic Behind Fallout Shelter?
on July 05, 2015 at 04:15 PM
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...
E3 2015 Wishlist: What We Want In Fallout 4
on June 08, 2015 at 06:55 PM
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...
Requiem For A Seam: Remembering The 10 Best Game Instruction Manuals
on November 26, 2014 at 08:00 PM
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...
Places – The Strip In Fallout: New Vegas
on April 04, 2014 at 03:38 PM
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...
My Open-World Checklist
on February 27, 2013 at 06:00 PM
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...
Comparing The Open World Of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
on February 15, 2013 at 02:00 PM
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...
Man’s Best Friend: Gaming's Top Canines
on February 12, 2013 at 03:25 PM
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...
Moments: Becoming A Wasteland Warrior In Fallout 3
on September 21, 2012 at 12:42 PM
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...
Interview: Wasteland 2's Brian Fargo
on June 02, 2012 at 03:00 PM
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...
Celebrating Great Game Music: Creating The Top Score Podcast
on May 01, 2012 at 01:04 PM
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...
Replay Value: Games With Multiple Endings
on May 02, 2011 at 08:30 PM
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...
The Top 10 Video Game Openings
on December 31, 2010 at 06:22 PM
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...
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