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  • Blog Post: Artists' Homages To Classic PS1 Games Are Stunning

    Game Art HQ is home to a lot of artists and gamers, and those two loves intersect in the site’s PlayStation 20th Anniversary Tribute. Site members collaborated to produce a gallery of artwork based on more than 40 games released between 1995 and 2002. Resident Evil, Crash Bandicoot, Kowloon’s... More
  • Blog Post: The Glitch King: A Hilarious List Of Gaming Bugs

    Games are made by teams of upwards of hundreds of people, but the more complicated a game gets that easier it is for bugs to slip through the cracks. Check out this list of some of the most awkward, ridiculous, and slapstick glitches in video games. Okay, some of these games didn’t come out this... More
  • Blog Post: This Neuroscientist Wants To Use Video Games Like Medicine

    Games may have their roots in entertainment, but the technology powering the $90 billion industry has the capacity to make in impact outside of fun and artistic value. Dr. Adam Gazzaley is harnessing the concept of "neuroplasticity" (the brain's ability change in response to behavior, environment... More
  • Blog Post: Here's Why Everything You Think You Know About Silencers In Games Is Wrong

    Any shooter fan recognizes the silencer: screw it onto the end of your firearm and it's practically inaudible. But as YouTube user RagnarRox shows us in his latest video, there's a lot of real-world evidence weighing against that iconic "pyoo" you hear when taking down bad guys in Splinter... More
  • Blog Post: EA Working On Wearable Gaming Technology That Could Be Moved Over To Apple Watch

    Apple only officially announced its Apple Watch today , but Electronic Arts already has ideas for the wearable technology. In an interview with CNET , Frank Gibeau – head of EA's mobile efforts – confirmed the company's interest in Apple's new device. Gibeau said that EA has two... More
  • Blog Post: This Week In Mobile - A Nice Blend Of Old And New

    This week we take a look at brand new games that might pique your interest but also talk about discounts and re-releases to ensure that there's something for everyone looking to play a game on the go this week. Monsters Ate My Cake Developer: Cartoon Network Platforms: Android , iOS Price: $5 Don't... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Was Your Favorite Year In Gaming?

    Video games come out every year, but some years seem juicer that others. Does one year stand out from the pack for you in terms of video game releases? This might sounds like a strange question, but I've always thought that the year 1998 was a really great year for video games. That year saw the... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Says Pre-Loading For Downloadable Games Still Planned

    Microsoft spokesperson Major Nelson says that the company is still working on pre-loading for digitally downloaded Xbox One games. On a Reddit thread entitled "Xbox One Needs Pre-Loading Feature!", Nelson logged and wrote, "All I can say right now is that yes, we want this feature as well... More
  • Blog Post: Bayonetta Developer Shares Employee Art Showcase

    Platinum Games, the developer behind games like Bayonetta and The Wonderful 101 , recently posted a collection of art pieces unrelated to its games from its employees. You can check out the whole collection here , which runs the gamut of styles and genres. These pieces were all made during Platinum Games'... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Could Enthusiastic Fans Have A Negative Impact On A Game?

    The internet has helped fans find communities of like-minded gamers and given them a wider forum to express their opinions about a series. Could this be a bad thing? PBS' Game/Show is a YouTube series that explores thought-provoking topics on how games impact our society and culture. This week, the... More
  • Blog Post: Google Releases Five Mini-Games For Glass

    Google has released five experimental tech-demo mini-games for its wearable Glass hardware. If you're a Google Glass early adopter, you can head here download the games now. Tennis, Balance, Clay Shooter, Matcher, and Shape Splitter aren't really meant to be full games, but instead serve to try... More
  • Blog Post: Telltale Reveals The Wolf Among Us Episode 2's Release Dates

    We've known the second episode of Telltale Games' The Wolf Among Us is releasing during the first week of February for some time , but now we know exactly what platforms will arrive on what days. Episode 2, titled Smoke and Mirrors, will be available on Tuesday February 4 for PC, Mac, and PlayStation... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 11/27/13

    Unsurprisingly, a lot of us will be playing with our shiny new PS4's this weekend, but a few of us might dabble in something else. Ben Hanson: I'm picking up my PlayStation 4 today. Even though they've been in the office for a while, I still haven't sat down for a full play session with... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 11/1/2013

    Tomorrow, the Game Informer editors and interns will be participating in Extra Life , an annual gaming marathon that raises money for children's hospitals. Check out Channel 5 News' interview with Ben Reeves and Tim Turi to learn more, and be sure to tune in to our livestream . You can take join... More
  • Blog Post: Indie Darling 8BitMMO Reaches Funding Goal

    MMOs just keep looking better and better, but 8BitMMO is a massively multiplayer game that is a throwback to the kinds of games you played when you were little – if you were little in the '80s. No offense if you were a big kid . 8BitMMO is a free online MMO that will lets players construct... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 10/04/13

    Many staff members (and one intern) are causing yet more chaos in Los Santos. Some of us are also playing some older titles, preparing for Pokémon X and Y, and going to see Gravity. Tim Turi: This weekend I plan to make as much progress in GTA V as possible. I have a strong feeling I’m getting... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 09/27/13

    Even though some of us have been playing it for weeks, some of us are still lost in Los Santos. A few other are grinding through some older classics and other recent releases like Rayman Legends. Katie Seville: I’m going to try and finish Bioshock 1 this weekend, and hopefully make a final decision... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 09/20/13

    GTA V! Mike Futter: I'll be continuing my journey through Diablo III on Xbox 360 and PS3. Depending on what the weekend brings, I might play some Scribblenauts Unlimited or dive deep into my stack of shame. I've still got lots to play from this generation, including some of this year's best... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 09/13/13

    Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V comes out next week, so a lot of us will be working on polishing up the other games on our plate before that monster hits. Jeff Marchiafava: I’m taking next week off for GTA V so really I’m starting one massive weekend. Until Rockstar’s newest opus... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 09/06/13

    The summer isn't quite over yet, and neither are our ambitious plans for the weekend. Diablo III, Rayman Legends, and Spin the Bottle are all on the table. What are you doing this weekend? Ben Hanson: This weekend I'm going to enjoy the final hot days of summer by swimming at my lake cabin-thing... More
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