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  • Blog Post: Lego Batman's Troy Baker On More Last Of Us And Dee Bradley Baker On Left 4 Dead

    During Comic Con, we had the opportunity to sit in on round table discussions with some of the voice actors in Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. After beginning the interview by saying, "I’m Batman. I’m Batman. No, no. I’m Batman," in Batman's gravely voice, Troy Baker (Last... More
  • Blog Post: Top 25 Xbox 360 Games

    Microsoft launched the Xbox 360 in 2005, kicking off the last generation of gaming. This was the most successful period for the company to date; with its excellent Xbox Live service and deep support from third-party developers, the Xbox 360 in many ways became the defining console of the last generation... More
  • Blog Post: What's The Future For The Last Generation's Big Franchises?

    As this past generation of home consoles prepares to ride off into the sunset, we thought it was an appropriate time to look back at new franchises that defined the past nine years in console gaming – and predict how likely it is they will continue in the future. [Note: this list is in alphabetical... More
  • Blog Post: Life After Death: The Story Of Turtle Rock Studios

    To finish off our month of coverage of Evolve , we wanted to take an exhaustive look at the complete history of the game's developer, Turtle Rock Studios. Studio heads Chris Ashton and Phil Robb have had long careers in the game industry, contributing to classics like Command & Conquer, Counter... More
  • Blog Post: Why Evolve Is Not Just Another First-Person Shooter

    When we revealed Evolve as February's cover story , there were a couple of commenters lamenting the release of yet another first-person shooter. Not even factoring in the playable monster in third-person, Evolve is aiming to bring you a focused experience that separates itself from the saturated... More
  • Blog Post: What Is Evolve?

    Yesterday we revealed February's cover story , a new IP from the creators of Left 4 Dead called Evolve. With this first feature for the month, we wanted to explain why Evolve is much more than just "Left 4 Aliens." While visiting Turtle Rock Studios we spoke with studio heads Phil Robb... More
  • Blog Post: Dream Video Game/Movie Match-Ups

    The video game industry doesn't have a great history with film licensing. Let's try to change all that. Here's a few dream teams – film vets who we think would make a solid match up with well known video game properties. Red Dead Redemption & The Coen Brothers (True Grit, No Country... More
  • Blog Post: Top 10 Monster Games

    Games have a habit of starring relatable and good-natured characters. But once in a while, games treat players with gameplay that lets their inner demon thrive. You might tend toward the bloodless path, but with these titles, it is in your best interest to become a monster. Pull on your hockey mask,... More
  • Blog Post: Developer Salute – Valve

    Few studios boast the diversity of hit titles like Valve. The Half-Life series is celebrated for its innovative gameplay, seamless narrative, and cutting edge technology. Left 4 Dead accentuates teamwork like no other game before it, and was voted the best cooperative game of all time by the Game Informer... More
  • Blog Post: A Better Apocalypse: Our Open-World, Online Zombie Game Wish List

    Players have had their choice of zombie games for years now. But recent experiments like the ARMA II mod DayZ and the controversial The War Z have opened up the apocalyptic formula with an online, open-world design. Neither title is polished, but the concept itself has kept gamers enamored. Our time... More
  • Blog Post: The 10 Most Terrifying Enemies In Gaming

    Halloween just passed , but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop losing some sleep by terrorizing yourself with various forms of scary media just yet. What better way is there to scare yourself than playing a video game with terrifying enemies? These are some of the most terrifying enemies... More
  • Blog Post: The Endless Horde: Zombie Games And Why I'll Always Love Them

    I have this notebook that I used to write in as a kid filled with possible game ideas. My young brain imagined a Zelda RTS with eight factions, and a 3D platformer featuring a beaver named Reggie Crenshaw. Every so often, one of my crazy ideas would be crossed off when a real developer decided to actually... More
  • Blog Post: Ten Video Game Foods We Wanna Eat

    From power-ups to health recovery, food plays a huge role in video games. We had empty stomachs while trying to come up with something original for you to read today, and this is the result. Like a starving chump in a grocery store, we raided gaming’s cupboards to bring out a list of unique digital... More
  • Blog Post: Zombie Profiles: Breaking Down The Brain-Eaters

    You can’t go two loping steps without running into a new game or mode featuring zombies, but the brain-eaters aren’t a new phenomenon in video games. Recent popularity aside, the undead have had a variety of roles across the decades, from comic relief to heart-stopping monsters. Because we... More
  • Blog Post: The Co-op Condition

    In our January issue of Game Informer we examined the current co-op condition, asking vocal gamers what they want to see in future cooperative titles. And what they don’t. We surveyed nearly 8,000 readers to find out if social or solo gaming is paramount, if split-screen play is DOA or if there... More
  • Blog Post: Creating Character: Ten Faces We Won’t Soon Forget

    Cookie-cutter bodies and perfectly painted faces are a thing of the past. Instead, developers are making a point to flesh out distinctive, flawed and entirely fascinating protagonists. Sure, Nathan Drake and Lara Croft are admittedly attractive, but they don’t stand out much among the crowd of... More
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