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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...
Yoshinori Ono Discusses The Reinvention Of Street Fighter
on December 08, 2015 at 08:30 PM
Few developers have a history with a series like Yoshinori Ono. A fan of the series from the first time he played it, Ono joined Capcom to work on the sound of the Street Fighter games in the late '90s. Nearly 20 years later, he plays a major role in deciding the direction of each new game in the...
Other Game Series That Deserve The Theatrhythm Treatment
on December 20, 2014 at 06:30 PM
Final Fantasy is a huge series with lots of memorable tracks – enough tracks to fill up two rhythm games, as it turns out. It’s not the only series ( and nether is Dragon Quest ), however, full of enough fantastic music to merit its own dedicated rhythm game release. Castlevania Much like...
Ten Of The Most Iconic Outfits In Video Games
on October 24, 2014 at 06:33 PM
As the old adage absolutely does not go, clothes maketh the game character. The way a character is garbed can make or break their personality as well as their appearance. Deciding how a character is uniquely clad is like a PR move in itself, presenting the character as the sum of their parts. Inspired...
Seen At Comic Con 2014: Collectibles
on July 28, 2014 at 01:39 AM
Alongside the impressive cosplay and general spectacle of Comic Con, there was also an impressive collection of collectibles and figures. For more on Final Fantasy artist Tetsuya Nomura's takes on Batman, head here .
Courting The Casuals: Player Customization In Call Of Duty: Ghosts
on September 25, 2013 at 02:00 PM
It's refreshing to know that even Infinity Ward's executive producer Mark Rubin doesn't understand how Call of Duty has acquired such a gigantic player-base. Trying to add something new to the series and a stab in the dark at giving the silent majority of players something they might want...
The Rights And Wrongs Of Bonus Bosses
on July 25, 2013 at 07:03 PM
Beating a game doesn’t always mean that the experience is over. For devoted fans, many games include additional tasks to undertake, including bonus bosses. These extra battles are often more difficult than the real final boss, giving players a sense of mastery and accomplishment for overcoming...
Games That Were At The Right Place, At The Right Time
on April 12, 2013 at 05:57 PM
Gaming has been a big part of my life for almost as long as I can remember. Sometimes it’s been background noise , while other times it’s taken over everything around me . There have been a few standout games though, that seemed to have arrived with perfect timing. Here are three of them...
Moments: Running The Table In Street Fighter II
on November 21, 2012 at 12:56 PM
Street Fighter II may not have been the first one-on-one fighting game to hit arcades, but it certainly had the most impact. It also provided some of my favorite gaming moments. If you weren't around when Street Fighter II was released, you missed out on something special. I know, it's not your...
Video Games' Greatest Rivalries
on August 13, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Sometimes video game franchises are kind of similar. It can’t be avoided. Sometimes, those games inspire conflict and people take sides. Sometimes, a feature is written that arbitrarily decides a winner. It could be a matter of sales, a clear case of objective quality, or my own personable preference...
Why Should You Care About eSports?
on June 22, 2012 at 02:55 PM
What makes over eight million people tune in to live streams to watch other people play video games? Electronic Sports, better known as eSports, is an umbrella term for competitive video gaming. Competitive gaming has been growing in popularity for a while now, developing a large fan-base that is both...
Sequels That Nailed It
on June 21, 2012 at 06:30 PM
There are good games with good sequels, and then there are good games with phenomenal sequels. You know, the sequels that if you want to introduce your friend to the franchise, you will tell them that they can skip right to the second game. It's no easy task, but these are some of the most memorable...
Missteps From The Fighting Genre
on March 13, 2012 at 03:19 PM
In the latest issue of our magazine (#228), I wrote an article called “Building The Perfect Fighter” that was intended to highlight mechanics throughout the fighting genre that worked well. While I was writing it, I was reminded of gameplay elements in the past that wound up being a detriment...
Watch Us Take On Ono-San In Street Fighter X Tekken
on January 19, 2012 at 01:01 PM
As two of the biggest fighting fans in the office, Jason and myself were excited to hear that Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono would be visiting the office this week. Along with his assistant producer Tomoaki Ayano and global relations manager Dan Pantumsinchai, he brought a new build of the upcoming...
20 Namco Vs Capcom Matches We'd Love To See
on July 20, 2010 at 07:10 PM
The hot rumor this week is that two blockbuster crossover fighting games are in development – Namco vs. Capcom and Capcom vs. Namco. If these rumors are true, the former will run on the Street Fighter IV engine and the latter will feature the Tekken 6 engine. With each company featuring an absurdly...
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