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10 Gameplay Mechanics That Completely Changed Our Favorite Series
on December 15, 2015 at 07:00 PM
As a game series ages, new ideas are introduced to keep the franchise fresh. Some concepts flop or are forgotten while others flourish. A select few even manage to redefine the way players engage with that series. Here’s a list of mechanics that accomplished the latter for their respective properties...
Grunge, Gangs, And Cages: Games That Capture The ‘90s
on November 15, 2015 at 01:45 PM
Grunge and a distinct lack of glamour aside, the ‘90s were a time of rapid advancements in technology and media. Phones, television, films, and plenty more began to make the first steps towards our modern hyper-connectivity, but are still strikingly tied to the decade. The video game industry,...
Is July 31 The Most Important Day In Gaming History?
on July 31, 2015 at 05:30 PM
You’ve likely heard a lot of juicy tales regarding the creation of some of the industry’s biggest games, but the stories behind the stories are even juicer. Did you know that July 31 is actually one of the most eventful days in gaming history? Learn about all of the historic happenings that...
Test Chamber – Grand Theft Auto V: The Taxi Challenge
on May 12, 2015 at 12:35 PM
Players have uncovered another interesting wrinkle in Grand Theft Auto V. This one wasn't intended by Rockstar Games... at least we don't think it was. The Grand Theft Auto V community has discovered that taxi drivers who are told to step on the gas along one particularly dangerous road almost...
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...
Five Open-World Game Essentials
on October 28, 2014 at 06:15 PM
Open-world games are here to stay. This new generation has already embraced this genre with titles Watch Dogs, Infamous: Second Son, and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Even more of these games are coming; Sunset Overdrive launches today, while Assassin's Creed Unity, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and...
Welcome (Back) To The GTA Online Jungle
on April 18, 2014 at 03:30 PM
I’m on my way to a clothing store, moments after retrieving my car from the impound lot. It’s only a few miles away, but the drive still makes me nervous. I’m not worried about the traffic – it’s nearing dusk, and the streets aren’t overly congested. Besides, Los Santos’...
The Blockbuster Rule: Why The Future Belongs To Mega-Franchises
on March 07, 2014 at 02:19 PM
[Note: This article originally appeared in issue #251 of Game Informer ] In Anita Elberse's new book, Blockbusters: Hit-Making, Risk-Taking, and The Big Business of Entertainment , the veteran professor at the prestigious Harvard Business School argues that, despite claims that digital distribution...
The Critical Reception Of Controversial Games
on February 26, 2014 at 06:31 PM
South Park: The Stick of Truth is heading to retailers soon, and it's sure to have some controversial moments if Trey Parker and Matt Stone's previous work in this universe is any indication. Many games and franchises in the past have stirred up controversy, with some doing it purely for shock...
Causing Chaos Through The Years In Grand Theft Auto
on October 22, 2013 at 01:15 PM
From its beginnings in 1997, Grand Theft Auto has been a game that is just as much about its open sandbox world as it is about its story and characters. Doing what you want in Grand Theft Auto's world has always been welcome, and we decided to take a look at how it has changed over the last 16 years...
It's OK To Not Like Grand Theft Auto
on September 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Hello, my name is Mike, and I don't really enjoy Grand Theft Auto. I've tried. I promise that I've tried. I played all the way through GTA III. Sure, I had to use cheat codes because of the checkpoint problems, but I saw the end. I played through about half of Vice City, but after I realized...
Five Games to Play When You’re Angry
on March 18, 2013 at 02:45 PM
Everyone has their own way of relieving stress and releasing anger. Some paint, some write, and some immerse themselves into different worlds, worlds unlike our own. For gamers, we’d rather turn our brains off and escape into another world. Luckily, video games can offer this escape. Here are a...
My Open-World Checklist
on February 27, 2013 at 06:00 PM
I try to divide my play sessions across as many types of games as possible, but I have a soft spot for open-world games. One of the things I enjoy most about gaming is the chance to explore new worlds and do things I wouldn’t ordinarily be able to do in my unplugged life. Here are a few things...
Replay – Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
on December 01, 2012 at 08:00 AM
The gaming world is eagerly awaiting Rockstar's return to San Andreas, so the Replay crew decided to take a trip back to 2004's massive GTA title. Playing as Carl "CJ" Johnson, this entry in the acclaimed series was one of the most ambitious games on the Playstation 2. Featuring three...
Top 10 Grand Theft Auto Missions Of All Time
on November 23, 2012 at 04:00 PM
Every Grand Theft Auto boasts several memorable missions. Some stand out for their explosive action, while others earn a way into our hearts for their sense of humor. Distilling this vast pool of moments wasn’t easy. This list tries to capture the best of both styles of missions. After you’ve...
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...
The Top 10 Grand Theft Auto Characters of All Time
on November 21, 2012 at 04:09 PM
This month, we’ve been celebrating the coming arrival of Grand Theft Auto V, but we also want to take some time to look back at the characters that helped make the series the blockbuster franchise it is today. Read on to find out who we picked as the ten greatest characters in Grand Theft Auto...
Discussing The Grand Theft Auto V Demo
on November 12, 2012 at 02:45 PM
On October 12th Game Informer editor-in-chief Andy McNamara tweeted that he was in New York to see the first gameplay demo of Grand Theft Auto V. Senior features editor Matt Helgeson and managing editor Matt Bertz also went along, the latter being the writer for the 18-page cover story that you can read...
This Week In Mobile 10/26/12
on October 26, 2012 at 08:40 PM
This week in mobile has a little something for everyone, crime drama, zombies invading Los Angeles, Duke Nukem lookalikes, and raptors firing lasers out of their mouths. Just another week in mobile gaming. Name - Grand Theft Auto III Developer: Rockstar Games Price: $0.99 (Limited Time Price Drop) Platform...
Analyzing The Latest Grand Theft Auto V Screenshots
on August 31, 2012 at 04:30 PM
In typical Rockstar Games fashion, we know very little about Grand Theft Auto V. We've seen a trailer and a handful of screenshots, but that's about it. We may not have a lot of solid information, but that doesn't mean we can't draw our own conclusions. Mobile Hijacking? People aren’t...
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