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The Secret of Mana is about a boy, a princess, and a sprite on a quest to restore a magical sword and save the world from certain doom. While the plot may not be dripping with originality, the 1993 SNES adventure features groundbreaking real-time RPG mechanics and a sprawling world rivaling the size of Hyrule.
We’re still waiting for that jaw-dropping World of Warcraft or Halo
movie, and in the meantime these are some good examples of video game TV
shows/movies that their future makers should keep in mind.
We pine for another entry in the classic 16-bit series Actraiser, and reminisce about its unique blend of action and simulation.
Settings in video games can resonate with us long past their initial release. Spencer Mansion from the original Resident Evil stands out as one of the most terrifying environments to leave its mark on video games.
The Witcher studio takes an unparalleled gamers-first position on everything from DRM to post-launch support. For this – and for their amazing RPGs, of course – I salute them.
We examine video pinball, from the days of square balls to the present.
It’s a jungle out there this weekend as we will be trying to survive
the harsh environments of the gaming world just as much as the real
world. What world will you be exploring this weekend?
To seafaring types the kraken has become little more than a legend. One population, however, has never completely freed itself from the beast’s terrifying grasp: game developers.
Larry Scialabba has turned his hobby into a side job selling
custom-made video game controllers.
The happiest game in the world gets its sequel, and you can watch us play the new Xbox One title.
The art style and the vast imagination of every detail of the world engrossed me into a retelling of what Wonderland was really capable of.
With Episode 4 of The Walking Dead about to release, we examine what makes the game so successful.