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More than 10 years ago, Traveller's Tales became a household name thanks to its partnership with a toy company and a well-known film franchise. The last Lego Star Wars game came out nearly five years ago, but as fans know, TT Games hasn't been resting on its laurels. The company has worked with some of the biggest names around, creating co-op, family-focused games based on Marvel and DC comics, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, and more. Now the company is going back to the universe where it all began, with the announcement of Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
After an 11-year hiatus, the first-person shooter that popularized the genre is finally coming back. In anticipation of this Doom revival, we traveled to id Software's Richardson, Texas headquarters to see how the game is coming together. We spent considerable hands-on time with the single-player campaign, multiplayer, and SnapMap user-generated content system, and in the aftermath Doom has vaulted into the upper echelon of our most anticipated games of 2016.
2016 is the year of virtual reality, as Oculus, Sony, and HTC ready the first home-use displays for sale. With so many questions still looming, we’ve dedicated an entire issue to the technology and software behind what could be one of the most transformative pieces of hardware humanity has seen in decades. Oculus, Sony, and HTC are jockeying for an advantage as the three prepare to release their headsets in the first half of the year. Launch lineups are starting to take shape and pricing, while not locked in for any of the three offerings, is coming into focus. In the latest issue of Game Informer, we sit down with Oculus to discuss the present and future of the Rift, Sony to learn about plans for console-based PlayStation VR, and Valve to get the scoop on the company’s partnership with HTC on the Vive.
The Essentials is a weekend feature celebrating the best that the digital medium has to offer. We’re curating this list to be a resource gamers can use similar to a "required reading" list. In our collection you’ll find titles from across generations and genres, along with our reasons for selecting them for this honor.
There’s never a shortage of things to talk about in the week-to-week world of gaming, so you can look forward to opinions and observations from the GI editors each Thursday.
A great idea that quickly became a site favorite - take old games, favorites, junk, etc. - and look at them from a modern perspective. It needed a hub because it is that awesome.
Our reviews let you know just how good a game is, but sometimes you want to see it in action before deciding whether or not to pull out your wallet. Luckily for you, our regular video series Test Chamber shows you all the latest releases in action.
Game Informer's Downloadable Destination - a look at all the great games available from big and independent developers on PSN, XBLA, and more.
Want to see the ending to a game you can't/won't play? We're here to help. With some analysis and opinion to go with it. Lives up to its name, though, so watch at your own risk.
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