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Heroes Rage In New Captain America Trailer, Ant-Man Shows Up
Feb 07 2016 06:02 PM
GTA V Mod Makes The Game Look Like The Last Of Us
Feb 07 2016 03:30 PM
PSA: Here Are All The Games Hitting PSN Next Week
Feb 07 2016 02:20 PM
We Have Codes To Give Away For Undertale's New Jazz Album
Feb 07 2016 01:00 PM
[Update] iOS Version Of The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth Rejected From App Store
Feb 07 2016 09:02 AM
Report: Titanfall 2 Will Have A Single-Player Campaign, TV Spin-Off Is In Development
Feb 07 2016 12:03 AM
Cartoon Network 'No Longer Just About Creating TV Series,' Releases New Game To Prove It
Feb 06 2016 07:00 PM
Final Fantasy Tactics Director's Kickstarted Game Shelved Indefinitely In Favor Of Other Projects
Feb 06 2016 06:41 PM
Report: Red Dead Redemption And Other Backward Compatible Games Appear On Xbox One, But Not Officially Or Uniformly
Feb 06 2016 05:14 PM
[Update] The PSP Version Of Breath Of Fire III Is Coming To North America Next Week
Feb 06 2016 03:45 PM
10 RPG Franchises We’d Like To See Come Back
on January 26, 2016 at 03:12 PM
These days it seems like anything is possible in the gaming world, thanks to the growth of crowdfunding and social media. Series that were once relegated to memory are suddenly coming back. Did you ever think we’d have a chance at Shenmue 3? How about Square Enix reviving the Nier and SaGa franchises...
Five Unexpected Deaths In Video Games
on April 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM
With tonight's Game of Thrones premiere, a show embraced by gamers and non-gamers alike, it offers the perfect excuse to talk about deaths we didn’t see coming. Game of Thrones the television show has only been around since 2010, but the books have been publishing since 1996. Similarly, the...
Five 16-Bit Games That Should Get 16-Bit Sequels
on January 10, 2015 at 07:21 PM
I always hoped Mega Man 9 would start a trend of sequels to classic games recreated in all their original pixelated glory. Plenty of independent developers have crafted original pixelated experiences inspired by the style of 16-bit Super Nintendo games, but my hope that more developers would craft games...
Requiem For A Seam: Remembering The 10 Best Game Instruction Manuals
on November 26, 2014 at 08:00 PM
Let me spin you a yarn. Times were, you’d open that brand-new cardboard (or plastic) box and there, nestled right next to your cartridge (or disc), would be a booklet. Yes, a booklet – paper pages stapled together that told you how to play the game (and sometimes more). Remember those? Now...
Get Lost – Why Losing Your Way Can Make Games More Fun
on November 19, 2014 at 03:45 PM
It’s really easy to get lost in Mother. The NES predecessor to Earthbound is set in a large, strangely plotted map that serves to disorient and engage the player at the same time. And I don’t mind that one bit. I haven’t made too much progress in the game since I picked it up a few...
Five Games Never Released In North America That Would Be Easy To Port
on October 12, 2014 at 07:12 PM
With the release of Vib-Ribbon recently, it reminded me there are a lot of games that never made their way to North America that could benefit from a digital release today. Vib-Ribbon may never have released in North America, but it did release in Europe, meaning it did go through the rigors of translation...
Opinion – What Games Could Twitch Play Next?
on March 01, 2014 at 07:15 PM
The success of Twitch Plays Pokémon might turn out to be an isolated phenomenon, but if it does turn out there is a market for crowd-played games, what other titles could work? The popular one often recommended by the Internet, partly in jest, is Dark Souls. If we’re really thinking it through...
Nintendo’s Missed Virtual Console Opportunities
on December 15, 2013 at 07:15 PM
Nintendo has one of video games’ most impressive backlogs, but it is missing a lot of golden opportunities with its Virtual Console. Super Mario 3D World and Super Mario 64 Super Mario 64 was Mario’s first 3D platforming adventure, and set a standard for the genre for years to come, but ahead...
Revisiting EarthBound: Ahead Of (And A Product Of) Its Time
on August 15, 2013 at 01:00 PM
Like many Wii U owners, I have recently spent a lot of time in the world of EarthBound following its Virtual Console release. I feel like I waited the perfect amount of time to replay the game. I first played it on Super Nintendo in the late ‘90s, and enough time has passed that I remember few...
Reader Discussion: What Games Do You Want To Be Able To Download?
on July 11, 2013 at 05:30 PM
Lately, I have struggled with splitting my time between playing current titles and playing older ones. Too many games exist that I never tried out – either because I wasn’t old enough to hold a controller or because I just didn’t play a title around its release window. Most recently...
Games Ripe For Animated Feature Film Adaptation
on April 23, 2013 at 05:01 PM
With the announcement this morning of a Ratchet and Clank feature-length animated movie destined for theatres , it got us thinking about what other video games characters and franchise could work well with an animated movie treatment. Some of the items on this list have already received non-video game...
Replay – Earthbound
on April 20, 2013 at 08:00 AM
Earthbound is finally coming to the Wii U's Virtual Console , but we refused to wait any longer to play Nintendo's quirky RPG classic again, so we dove into our vault and took it for a nostalgic spin. Join three Earthbound fans (Jeff Cork, Kyle Hilliard, and Kimberley Wallace ), and one person...
My Top 10 Forgotten Favorites
on September 13, 2011 at 06:00 PM
When I applied for a job here, in the additional skills section of my resume I very subtly placed the special ability, “able to beat Mega Man X in under two hours.” They didn’t put me on the spot, but if they had, I probably would have gotten nervous and died a lot fighting Sigma. I...
Top 10 Import-Only Oddities
on August 18, 2011 at 05:30 PM
Not every game makes its way to North America. In many cases, this is understandable; train simulators and anime dating games wouldn’t find the same audience over here as they do overseas. But what about the games that seem like a good fit? Some of them are installments in well-known series, while...
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