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  • Discussion: Assassin’s Creed II: The Truth

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    By now, many of you have completed Assassin’s Creed II. If you have not, DO NOT read any further. This page is littered with images and information tied to the game’s ending and Subject 16’s “The Truth.” Like any episode... More
  • LFTE: The New Year (Jan 10)

    2010: The Greatest Gaming Year Of All Time Based purely on quality and quantity, two years stand out as the greatest in video game history: 2004 and 2007. The former featured groundbreaking releases like World of Warcraft, Half-Life 2, Halo 2, Grand Theft... More
  • I Think I Did Something Bad...

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    Today during a random email chain discussing game of the year candidates, I brought up a funny Flash game entitled Don’t Sh*t Your Pants…as a joke.

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  • CosBlog #12: Tira And Big Sister By Rune McKinney

    Fanboys (and girls) are a special breed in the gaming world. With their zealous enthusiasm they single-handedly have the ability to make or break games, breathe life back into flailing franchises and (if they use their powers for evil) start flame wars... More
  • UPDATE: Akimbo Shotguns Are Turning Me Into A Murderer

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    I rarely speak while gaming. When a match begins, my vocal capabilities shutdown, and I lose myself into the game’s world. This even happens when I'm in a party with friends. I can hear them talking, and I’m processing what they are saying... More
  • Exclusive Reboxing Photos!!!

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    My last box-related blog post was a certified hit, with 387 views at last count. I managed to pull a few strings and scored this EXCLUSIVE look at a long-awaited reboxing for Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues . Let's get this thing started... More
  • How Blizzard Has Made World Of Warcraft Better Than Ever

    Last week, on the day that Blizzard launched patch 3.3 for World of Warcraft, I spoke with their lead world designer , Alex Afrasiabi, about some of the major changes coming to the game from the patch. Of all these huge additions, though -- three new... More
  • Games I Would Play…If Anyone Made Them #1

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    Someone should make a Sherlock Holmes game. I don’t care who, but I think it could be awesome. Why, you ask? Simple elementary, my dear. Here are just a few reasons. It’d Make A Great Single Player Game – Not many games have tried to... More
  • Oh Boy...

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    Bad Game Informer covers. There, I said it. Impossible, right? One would like to think so. But I'd also like to think people read our magazine first and foremost because of the design. Well, you know what they say, you can wish in one hand and crap... More
  • Homage, Coincidence, Or Crazy: Tracking Down Avatar's Terminology

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    Authors go to great lengths to flesh out the worlds they create for their readers. For sci-fi stories, this often means creating terms for things that don’t exist in real life. Depending on the complexity of the tale, the amount of made up vocabulary can be enough to fill an encyclopedia. It makes a guy wonder where the writers get their ideas.

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  • Overheard: Game Informer Staff Quotables #4

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    The Overheard blog is back for another batch of Game Informer quotables. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement. Here... More
  • The[Crafty]Gamer: Harrison Krix (Volpin Props Portal Gun)

    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Harrison Krix, the man behind Volpin Props. The Georgia native is a graphic designer that specializes in replica and prop design. Recently, he and his fiancée have received plenty of press for their incredible... More