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The Top Ten Throws
on February 26, 2015 at 05:14 PM
Throwing characters and objects in games is immensely entertaining. Throws can be humorous, destructive, preposterous, and epic all at once. We’ve tossed together this list of the top 10 throws in gaming, highlighting the diverse and most impactful ones. As long as a character or object is moved...
Top 10 Deranged Video Game Villains
on October 31, 2014 at 05:24 PM
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...
The Best Video Game Surprise Songs
on June 07, 2013 at 03:00 PM
It’s not an entirely new phenomenon. Surprise songs have been showing up in video games for quite some time, but it has become increasingly popular in this generation of video games. Sometimes they accompany secret areas, important plot moments, or they appear during the credits at the end of a...
The Best RPG Writing
on May 31, 2013 at 02:45 PM
Writing a narrative for a lengthy RPG is tricky. Not only do writers have to consider character development, realistic dialogue, and story progression, but they also have to make sure it complements the long-form gameplay. Storytelling has always been hit or miss for the role-playing genre, but writers...
Moments: Final Fantasy VI's Coin Flip
on April 08, 2013 at 01:13 PM
When we're young, nothing is more important than our pride. We want to do everything ourselves, and carve our own way in the world. However, with adulthood comes understanding that our previous triumphs only could have occurred with the invisible hands of those that we love. This rings true with...
Spoiled! Final Fantasy VI
on August 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM
Spoiled! is our video series that has Game Informer editors discussing the ending to some of the biggest games around, and every once in a while we dive in and dissect a classic. Associate editor Tim Turi just finished his first playthrough of Final Fantasy VI and was eager to discuss the ending and...
Editorial: The Cost Of Keeping Current
on August 06, 2012 at 06:58 PM
I’ve wanted to replay the original Metal Gear Solid for the last five years. I used to play through it every fall. I’m a nostalgic guy, and autumn reminds of when I first played the fantastic stealth game one Halloween almost fifteen years ago. Finding free time to revisit Shadow Moses Island...
Return Of The Pixel: The Call For An Old-Fashioned Final Fantasy
on July 26, 2012 at 02:00 PM
No game in my must-play backlog can beat the gravitas and hype of Final Fantasy VI. A few weeks ago, I finally downloaded the RPG onto my Wii and started playing. My Final Fantasy-loving friends were ecstatic when I revealed I was playing it for the first time. I’ve invested many hours into my...
Ranking The Final Fantasy Series
on December 02, 2011 at 04:00 PM
The Final Fantasy franchise has a massive dedicated following, and gamers all have their favorite installments. The best and worst entries are often debated among friends and fans, with no clear winners. Everybody seems to have an opinion, so here's mine. I've been playing Final Fantasy since...
Top 10 Pain In The #$% Final Fantasy Enemies
on May 30, 2011 at 12:00 PM
The worlds of Final Fantasy are packed with goblins, dragons, and all manner of classic mythological monsters. Most of these clichéd creatures are reasonably challenging but don’t pose an inordinate threat to your band of adventurers. However, there are some enemies that will pop up out...
Why We Love Final Fantasy VI
on April 29, 2011 at 03:01 PM
The Final Fantasy series contains some of the most revered games in history, and the sixth installment regularly comes up in discussions of the greatest RPG of all time. In this new recurring feature, we take a nostalgic look back at the many things – big and small – that made our favorite...
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