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Destiny Registered Players Now ‘Nearly 30 Million’
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Activision Revenues Up, Operating And Net Income Down In First Quarter
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Devolver Digital Slashes Prices Up To 90 Percent In Steam Sale
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Atlas Reactor, Trion’s Fast, Turn-Based Multiplayer Game Isn’t Free-To-Play Anymore
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The E3 2016 Press Conference Schedule
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Another Five Games Bring Weekly Xbox One Backward Compatibility Total To Ten
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Six Games Inducted Into World Video Game Hall Of Fame
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First Battleborn Patch Coming Soon, Balance Updates On Weekly Schedule
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Five Of Our Favorite Hidden Stories In Games
on February 21, 2016 at 05:08 PM
Some of the most intriguing stories in video games aren’t told directly to the player. You can make it to the end of Dark Souls with no grasp on an overarching plot – left only with the thin narrative thread of surviving brutal boss encounters with sparkling bonfires in between. Some tales...
Top 25 Xbox 360 Games
on November 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Today is the Xbox 360's 10th birthday, which is a great excuse to revisit our list of the console's best 25 games. We originally published this list in earlier this year in April. Microsoft launched the Xbox 360 in 2005, kicking off the last generation of gaming. This was the most successful...
Top Ten Video Game Time Loops
on March 25, 2015 at 06:23 PM
Time loops are confusing, but that is what makes them so much fun. A good time loop might resolve a central mystery or provide poignant insight into the characters trapped within it. Other times they are just fun to play around with or are so ludicrously constructed that you can’t help but laugh...
Ben Reeves' Top Five Games Of Last Generation
on January 01, 2015 at 05:00 PM
Looking back, this last console generation might have been the best time to be a gamer. The lineup of titles on the PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii provided some of my favorite gaming experiences to date. Here's a roundup of which titles top out that list. 5. Mass Effect As a kid, my entertainment diet was...
Matt Miller’s Top Five Games Of Last Generation
on January 01, 2015 at 01:00 PM
I’m taking a slightly different tack here than some of my colleagues. In reality, all of the Game Informer editors play a healthy mix of big games like Mass Effect and Grand Theft Auto, and smaller games like Limbo and Flower. However, it’s easy for some of those smaller games to get lost...
The Art Of Endings: Tales Of Ending A Game
on April 09, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Endings are tricky. A good ending can resonate with you long after you’ve finished an experience and live on in your conversations and memories. However, an unsatisfying one can cast a cloud over an otherwise solid story. So much can hinge on a finale that writers often struggle to bring everything...
Cheating The Hourglass: Time Travel In Video Games
on July 24, 2013 at 08:25 PM
When I was 13, one of my absolute favorite games was Prince of Persia: Sands of Time. Sands of Time absorbed my life when I first received it. I had never played the original, but the PlayStation 2 release quickly became my go-to option when I got home from school every day. Any whippersnappers reading...
Indie Game: The Movie – Where Are They Now?
on July 05, 2013 at 03:00 PM
In June of 2012, filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky released Indie Game: The Movie , offering an up-close and personal look at the creators of some of the most successful independent games in the industry. Jonathan Blow and his game Braid, Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refene’s Super Meat Boy...
First Five Indie Games You Should Buy On Sony's Indie Store
on May 07, 2013 at 02:54 PM
Today, Sony announced that it would be adding an Indie category to its online PlayStation store. There have been so many great indie games over the years that there is already a wealth of great gaming content available on the store, but if you've stayed away from the indie scene for the last several...
Attention to Detail: 10 Things That Make Any Game Better
on November 22, 2012 at 04:12 PM
Great ideas are the foundations of great games, and no one can deny that developers today create many entertaining concepts. Even so, sometimes the simple things get overlooked. Every gamer has stopped in the middle of playing and wondered why a developer failed to include an obviously useful feature...
Indie Game: The Movie Shows The Secret Lives of Game Developers
on June 12, 2012 at 12:05 PM
Filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky show the world a glimpse into the creative lives of the developers behind Super Meat Boy, Fez, and Braid in the heartfelt and revealing documentary called Indie Game: The Movie . With near universal praise, the film has won the awards at the Sundance Film Festival...
The Art Of Crafting Indie Game: The Movie
on May 08, 2012 at 03:00 AM
Filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky are the team behind a new documentary called Indie Game: The Movie, which offers a glimpse into the lives of the developers behind Braid, Super Meat Boy, and Fez. I spoke to the team for an article in the latest issue of Game Informer (#230), but one page couldn't...
The Great Debate: Are Games Art?
on May 01, 2012 at 04:30 PM
[ Note: This article originally ran in issue 207 of Game Informer] Are games art? This question has been asked hundreds of times, and no one agrees on an answer. Legendary film critic Roger Ebert recently reignited the debate with a blog post he wrote in response to a speech on the subject given at USC...
The Essential Multiplatform Downloadable Game List
on April 19, 2012 at 03:45 PM
Our essential multiplatform DLG list examines the games you can play no matter what console you play on. This week, we’re outlining some of the best games across the life of the major console download services. With an eye towards including the important early games on the service as well as the...
The Good, The Not So Good, And The Ugly Of Today's New IPs
on October 07, 2011 at 10:00 PM
New intellectual properties are a dangerous business. A lot of time and work could lead to massive success and assured future prospects in the world of video games. Alternatively, it could lead to catastrophic failure and a scramble to make up for lost time. New IPs aren’t necessarily rare. They...
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