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  • 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
  • Blog Post: A Poképoem About The Reasons Trainers Pick Fights In Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

    In the world of Pokémon, few have social anxiety, and even fewer know how to properly begin a conversation. As it turns out, the fear of strangers dissipates when everyone has the technology to command and train a small animal to fight for them. Simply walking around becomes an invitation to battle... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed Fashion Watch

    With two new Assassin's Creed titles ( Unity and Rogue ) out this week, the shadowy brotherhood's ranks continue to grow. But do these lethal freedom fighters still have what it takes to protect humanity from the mind-controlling Templars? Join us as we rate every main assassin from the series... More
  • Blog Post: Five Non-Scary Games That Are Terrifying

    Halloween and the month of October is over, so it’s time to wind down from intentionally scary stuff. We exchange the horror movies for family comedies about Thanksgiving and Christmas, and put away the zombies and shotguns in favor of family-friendly multiplayer affairs that can be enjoyed by... More
  • Blog Post: How To Play Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Like A Professional

    Pandora is a deadly vacation destination for amateur vault hunters, and the planet's moon, Elpis, isn't any better. While Borderlands fans will feel right at home in The Pre-Sequel, the low-gravity environment, new enemy types, and downright annoying boss battles may prove vexing for new players... More
  • Blog Post: Casting Call – The Tetris Movie

    From time to time, we put together casting calls for actors we would like to see playing characters in film adaptations of video games. Recently, a movie based on the Tetris license was announced , and since we already obviously know who the characters will be (the Tetrominos) we are outlining who we... More
  • Blog Post: Spoilers For Stupid People: 2014 Edition

    Nowadays, you have to be proactive if you want to avoid spoilers for an anticipated movie, television episode, or video game. However, there is such a thing as being too proactive, which can easily spill over into full-blown spoiler paranoia. If you're the kind of person who covers their ears and... More
  • Blog Post: Top Ten Excuses For Binge Gaming

    Congratulations, you've survived the dreaded summer drought of video game releases! Your reward is a deluge of more games than you'll possibly have time to play. Lucky for you, we've compiled a list of ingenious strategies to fool your loved ones into letting you shirk all your responsibilities... More
  • Blog Post: Analyzing The New Super Smash Bros. Characters

    The Smash Bros. series has always pulled together a diverse roster of characters, and Super Smash Bros. is no different. While rumors continue to surface of potential additions, Nintendo has already confirmed a host of newcomers. How will they stack up to the series' veterans? Let's find out... More
  • Blog Post: The 15 Dumbest Video Game Titles Of 2014

    We compiled a list of the stupidest video game titles of all time a few years ago, but that doesn't mean developers have magically stopped coming up with terrible names to afflict their games with. Here are the best of the worst for 2014. Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star There's really only... More
  • Blog Post: If George R. R. Martin Created The Next Zelda Game

    The Legend of Zelda remains one of Nintendo's most popular series, but like many of the company's first-party games, it's often criticized for sticking too closely to its decades-old formula. At the same time, no element of the series has caused more backlash than The Wind Waker's introduction... More
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