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  • 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
  • Blog Post: Missed Review Headline Opportunities

    The hardest part of writing an article is always coming up with a good headline. This is especially true for reviews, and while the GI crew tries its best to come up with some clever headlines, there's always room for improvement. Join me as I take a look back at some recent review headlines and... More
  • Blog Post: Infamous: Second Son's Wildest Powers Exposed

    The Infamous series has always focused on messing around with cool super powers in a giant open-world city. Infamous: Second Son isn't looking to change that, but so far Sucker Punch has been reticent to discuss what kind of extraordinary abilities players will have at their disposal. Luckily, Game... 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: Gaming's War On Christmas

    There's a war being waged on Christmas, and I'm not talking about the one that political pundits are always blabbing about – this one is real, and some of our favorite video game characters are behind it. Don't believe me? Check out this incontrovertible evidence. Exhibit A: Mario Beheaded... More
  • Blog Post: The Wrath Of Knack

    Sony Japan Studio's new family-friendly hero is almost here, but players still don't know much about the adventure that awaits him. Rather than wait a few more days to find out the official story, I figured I'd make an educated guess at the plot based on the latest screens. I haven't... More
  • Blog Post: Analyzing The New Pokémon Of X & Y

    The recent release of Pokémon X & Y introduced slavers fans to the sixth generation of Nintendo's pocket monsters, bringing the total roster to approximately 700 billion. Are the new beasts really worth tracking down? Game Informer's resident Pokémon expert is on the case. I... More
  • Blog Post: 12 Reasons Pokémon And Mega Man X Exist In The Same Universe

    The history of the Pokémon universe is mysterious. It’s full of magical creatures and wars that no one seems willing to explain in more detail. We may never know more about Pokémon’s history, but I have a pretty good guess about what will happen in its future, and it involves... More
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