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  • Blog Post: The Difficulty Of Lists

    Creating lists – the top games of a generation or a year – is something I've been asked to do many times over the years. While throwing together a list might seem easy – or arbitrary – it's an interesting exercise, forcing you to consider what elements make up the concept... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – 8-Player Super Smash Bros. Wii U Is Back!

    The 8-player chaos is back with a vengeance at the Game Informer office. Join Tim Turi, Andrew Reiner, Jeff Cork, Ben Hanson, myself, and interns Matt Stolpe, Jason Dafnis, and Sam Stewart, as we battle through two ridiculously fun matches. One of them finally settles the debate between which franchise... More
  • Blog Post: Get Lost – Why Losing Your Way Can Make Games More Fun

    It’s really easy to get lost in Mother. The NES predecessor to Earthbound is set in a large, strangely plotted map that serves to disorient and engage the player at the same time. And I don’t mind that one bit. I haven’t made too much progress in the game since I picked it up a few... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Grand Theft Auto V's First-Person Mode

    Grand Theft Auto V has been given a new face, and with the option to play in first person it feels more immersive than ever. This current-gen release offers new lighting, missions, weather, and more. Everything from driving, flying, swimming, and shootouts are more intimate and intense with the new first... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Even More 8-Player Smash Bros. Wii U

    The Game Informer 8-Player Super Smash Bros. for Wii U saga continues in a free-for-all match featuring Wade Wojcik, Mike Futter, Andrew Reiner, Ben Reeves, Dan Tack, Tim Turi, myself, and special guest Andy Salisbury from Monolith Productions. We unlocked all of the characters prior to firing up this... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix

    Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix is out on December 2. The game features the final mix editions of Kingdom Hearts II and Birth By Sleep along with cutscenes from Re:coded. Join our Kingdom Hearts diehards, Bryan Vore and Kimberley Wallace, as they play through a stage in Kingdom Hearts II and Birth By Sleep... More
  • Blog Post: Top 10 Deranged Video Game Villains

    Video game villains are compelling for a variety of reasons. Some have great power and abuse it for their own means; others are simple rivals, meant to provide extra drive toward your ultimate goal. These enemies can be daunting, but rarely achieve that feeling of pure evil. Pure evil can be hard to... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Freedom Wars

    Amidst the deluge of games releasing this week is a promising Vita game you may not have heard about. Freedom Wars is an action-RPG developed by SCE Japan Studio, Shift, and Dimps, which drops players in a dystopian future and slaps them with a million-year prison sentence. The player must work off the... More
  • Blog Post: Replay – Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Spectacular

    We're just an hour away from this year's Extra Life livestream marathon , and we've got 24 hours of gaming shenanigans all lined up. In order to celebrate, we thought we'd kick things off with a special edition of Replay, in which we take a look at all three titles in Factor 5's Rogue... More
  • Blog Post: Games To Beat In A Day

    Labor Day is the time that some Americans get an extra day of weekend to recharge. In celebration, we're running features on great games that you can start and finish on your day off. These games were selected personally by each Game Informer editor. All of them can easily be completed in one day... More
  • Blog Post: PlayStation 4's Indie Exclusives List

    Since the announcement of the PlayStation 4, Sony has made a strong play towards recruiting high-profile independent developers to the console. From giving games like Mercenary Kings and Entwined showcases at E3 press conferences to a program that allows indies to self-publish without a deal with a larger... More
  • Blog Post: Can Assassin's Creed Unity Pull Off A Love Story?

    We've already focused on the new gameplay that can be found in Assassin's Creed Unity , but for last week we wanted to highlight the game's story. You can learn much more about the characters of Arno and Elise in our dedicated profiles that we posted. While visiting Ubisoft Montreal for our... More
  • Blog Post: 10 3DS eShop Games Worth Checking Out

    Three years ago, the Nintendo 3DS had just hit the market. With the smartphone revolution in full swing, many wondered if dedicated portable-gaming consoles still even stood a chance in today’s tech landscape. Flash forward to present day, and the 3DS serves as the home to several hit titles, including... More
  • Blog Post: Top 10 Action Games Of The Generation

    The last console generation was packed with some of the greatest action games of all time. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4's life cycles were longer than any consoles before them, allowing developers to become more familiar with the powerful tech and deliver better and better games. Imaginative new... More
  • Blog Post: The 1000-Year-Old Gamer: A Look At Video Game Age Gates

    Age gates are the Internet's half-hearted attempt at preventing minors from seeing potentially objectionable material. Like most of you, my birthday is on January 1st, but I have found a good deal of variety in just how far back various game companies' website go in available birth year. Asking... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Murdered: Soul Suspect

    In Airtight Games' latest game, you have to solve a murder – your own. It's an interesting premise for a game, but does it live up to its potential? Join Reiner and me as we play through the game's opening and show some ghost-detective action. Don't think that being dead is an insurmountable... More
  • Blog Post: Rectify Made The Best Use Of A Video Game I've Seen On Television

    With rare exceptions, I can't stand it when television shows depict video games. We've all seen it: people doing wild couch gyrations with outdated controllers to playing a first-person shooter with Space Invaders sound effects. Or, perhaps there's terrible looking fake GTA that led a kid... More
  • Blog Post: The Return Of Cassandra In Dragon Age: Inquisition

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has new characters joining the fight, but old faces are also returning to help restore peace. Recently, we looked at what confirmed party member Varric would bring to the table . Now we're delving into Cassandra's potential and why she's an intriguing character to... More
  • Blog Post: The Great Star Wars Video Games Feature And Review Round-Up

    It's May 4, which means today offers a slightly better reason than any other day to celebrate everything Star Wars. To commemorate the occasion, I have put together a round-up of reviews and features covering Star Wars video games as they have appeared on our website and in the magazine over many... More
  • Blog Post: 20 Respected Actors Who Appeared In Video Game Movies

    Today brought the sad news that venerated English actor Bob Hoskins, who had appeared in the Super Mario Bros. movie as wells as more acclaimed films like The Long Good Friday , has died. In this feature, we look back at some of the other critically respected actors who have appeared in video game movies... More
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