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  • Blog Post: NBA 2K16's Face-Scanning Feature Is Still Not Great

    Last year, NBA 2K15 implemented a way to scan your face into the game in hopes of enabling you to create ultra-realistic-looking versions of 2K players in the game. Unfortunately, the potential of this feature was greatly overshadowed by the shortcomings, as monsters created by the game began popping... More
  • Blog Post: How To Play Metal Gear Solid V Like A Professional

    Metal Gear Solid V is finally here, and by all accounts, Hideo Kojima has delivered another masterpiece . His greatest accomplishment, however, is providing me with the opportunity to write another masterpiece of my own, once again providing hapless players with my priceless insight. I've written... More
  • Blog Post: Exploring The Evolution Of Humor In Games

    Humor doesn’t come easily. In fact, humor is so subjective that often a joke may fall flat or just offend. And yet, some people are able to express humorous concepts that a wide range of people find funny. South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone seem to be two of these people. Tomorrow,... More
  • Blog Post: More Than 50 Of The Worst Video Game Shirts Money Can Buy

    Whether we realize it or not, we've all worn horrible shirts before. In our early years, we were dressed in clothing that other people thought was cute or funny. You know, like a shirt with a moose on it that says "Easily A'moose'd," or another that simply says "Daddy's... More
  • Blog Post: Is July 31 The Most Important Day In Gaming History?

    You’ve likely heard a lot of juicy tales regarding the creation of some of the industry’s biggest games, but the stories behind the stories are even juicer. Did you know that July 31 is actually one of the most eventful days in gaming history? Learn about all of the historic happenings that... More
  • Blog Post: 10 Ridiculous Action Heroes To Take On The Terminator In WWE 2K16

    As with most sports series, the annual installments of WWE 2K can start to feel all too similar. However, Visual Concepts proved it's willing to shake things up with yesterday's surprise announcement that the Terminator is entering the ring. With Arnold Schwarzenegger upping the competition,... More
  • Blog Post: 6 Steps To Becoming A World-Class Video Game Villain

    Video game heroes get all the press, as well as all the love and most of the limelight (though I prefer lemonlight, anyway). But some people feel that those who scheme from the shadows, manipulating people and events to get what they want are the more captivating characters. And who doesn’t want... More
  • Blog Post: How To Win Friends And Influence People The Kamiya Way

    As any celebrity, athlete, musician, or game developer can attest, public speaking has some serious pitfalls. Quotes can be misinterpreted or taken completely out of context, and expressing your opinion can even cost you your job. This dangerous climate is why so many public figures have media specialists... More
  • Blog Post: Your REAL Guide To The Witcher 3's Characters

    The grand scale and superb review scores for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt are attracting more new players to the series than ever before. Yesterday, Kim wrote her own character primer to get newbie witchers up to speed, and – considering the fact that she reviewed the game for us – it's pretty... More
  • Blog Post: Missed Review Headline Opportunities: Vol. II

    Let's face it: Most readers don't actually read reviews. Instead they just look at the score and immediately jump to the comments section/email/social media to tell you how wrong and stupid you are. The best you can hope for is that someone might actually look past that big dumb number and glance... More
  • Blog Post: Here's What You Missed In The Recent Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

    A few days ago , Rocksteady and Warner Bros. released a new trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight, which gave us a long and stoic look at Batman's compatriots: Robin, Nightwing, and Catwoman. But if you look closely at the trailer, you might have also picked out a few more juicy details about one of... More
  • Blog Post: Game Infarcer 2015 Edition

    We have a yearly April Fools tradition here at Game Informer: We include a multi-page parody magazine called Game Infarcer in our April issue. It's full of fake news and games, and even helmed by a fictional editor-in-chief . In the past, it's been exclusive to our magazine, but this year, we're... More
  • Blog Post: The Geometry Wars: A Film By Ken Burns

    From the renowned documentarian Ken Burns, creator of The Civil War and The National Parks: America's Best Idea , comes an insightful new look into the catastrophic events of The Geometry Wars. In this trailer for the new 126-disc box set, learn all about the mysterious origins of the conflict and... More
  • Blog Post: 5 Horrible Things Modern Games Have Saved Us From

    Have you ever started up a brand new game featuring the latest cutting-edge technology, only to wish you were playing games that looked and acted like the ones you grew up with? Of course not! Forward thinking gamers eagerly embrace all of the awesome things that modern design brings with it. Sadly,... More
  • Blog Post: The 10 Stages Of Playing A Multiplayer Shooter

    When a new online shooter comes out, players spend dozens of hours discovering the most efficient routes through maps, methodically working to determine the best possible loadouts, and soaring to the tops of the leaderboards. Then there’s the rest of us. We play when we can, and we give it our... More
  • Blog Post: Seven Things That Will Make The Tomb Raider Film A Blockbuster

    Movies are generally made by committee, meaning it takes a lot of great ideas to make a generic piece of Hollywood drivel. With that in mind, let us offer up some suggestions for Warner Bros., GK Films, and MGM as they produce the new Tomb Raider movie. Daugherty hangs out on the set of Teenage Mutant... More
  • Blog Post: Five Mortal Kombat X Dream Guest Characters Our Readers Forgot To Suggest

    Yesterday, I posted a feature detailing more than 40 fictional and non-fictional guest characters that could appear in Mortal Kombat X as suggested by our readers. It was a big expansive list, but there were a few obvious ones I felt our readers neglected to mention. All of these fighter suggestions... More
  • Blog Post: Ten Other Uses For Nintendo’s Amiibo Figures

    Like many of you, I got some Nintendo Amiibos for Christmas this year. Unfortunately, I’m visiting my sister on the east coast and I forgot to bring my Wii U, so I decided to experiment with several other uses for Nintendo’s adorable new figures. 1. Pepperoni Placeholder What’s for... More
  • Blog Post: Should Your Favorite Video Game Animals Be Dead?

    Video game characters and their respective series only have one true lifeblood: monetary success. As long as they keep making money, they'll stay alive. But what if video game franchises and their beloved mascots adhered to the laws of nature? We've done some serious scientific research to find... More
  • Blog Post: Five Slam-Dunk Telltale Collaborations After Minecraft: Story Mode

    Today Telltale announced their collaboration with Mojang for Minecraft: Story Mode . This narrative-driven spin-off isn't an add-on to the crafting and exploration phenomenon; rather it's an episodic standalone title in the vein of Telltale's The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us series... More
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