News

Vlambeer’s Rami Ismail Speaks Out About Mysterious Console Certification Process

… Process … Consumers don't know much about this crucial step in launching a game. … Vlambeer’s Rami Ismail …

analysis

Analysis: EA's Digital Profit Margins Twice That Of Retail Sales (And Why That Matters To Gamers)

… … Here are the hard numbers explaining why digital is so crucial to publishers. … Analysis: EA's Digital Profit …

Feature

Virtual Reality’s Next Challenge: The Perfect Controller

… just focusing on your eyes and ears. A good controller is crucial for the future of VR. … Virtual Reality’s Next …

Feature

Six Things The Wii U Online Service Needs To Be Competitive

… into the big leagues, we offer a few ideas we think are crucial to the success of the Wii U’s online service.  … Six …

Tips

XCOM Beginner Guide: Tactical Combat

… to the aliens’ burning plasma, avoiding easy mistakes is crucial. Let us help. … XCOM Beginner Guide: Tactical Combat …

reader discussion

Reader Discussion: Have You Played All The Games In Our Essentials Features?

… the past month where we present a "required reading" game crucial to the world of video games. Have you played them …

gamer culture

Tim "The Raccoon King" Schafer Never Actively Tried to Sabotage The Development Of Star Wars: Shadows Of The Empire

… … I learned today that Double Fine's Tim Schafer served a crucial role in the development of Star Wars: Shadows of the …

reader discussion

Reader Discussion: What Elements Are Crucial For An Enjoyable Horror Game?

… Reader Discussion: What Elements Are Crucial For An Enjoyable Horror Game? … We want to know what … thrills and chills. … Reader Discussion: What Elements Are Crucial For An Enjoyable Horror Game? …

Feature

Opinion: Stop Being So Rigid In How You Define Games

… experiences that deviate from our expectations are crucial, and trying to dismiss them only hurts the medium. … …

opinion

Opinion – Sequels Are Vital To The Video Game Industry

… Sequels Are Vital To The Video Game Industry … Sequels are crucial for publishers looking to justify the risk of new …

Nintendo's Iwata On The Hot Seat

… Satoru Iwata, who must be on the hot seat in this crucial stretch in the company's history. … Nintendo's Iwata …

News

Interceptor Entertainment Pays Tribute To Original Rise Of The Triad Soundtrack

… Rise Of The Triad Soundtrack … Heavy, driving music is a crucial piece of the Rise of the Triad puzzle. … Interceptor …

Review

Scribblenauts Unlimited 3DS Review

… as its Wii U brother, but it is missing one or two crucial additions. … Engage Imagination With This Sort-Of …

Feature

Final Fantasy XV: One Year Later

… Final Fantasy XV: One Year Later … Looking at how this crucial game for the series has grown and where it’s headed. …

exclusive

Why It Was So Important To Have An Explorable World Map In Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

… Final Fantasy VII Rebirth adds a crucial element back into the series according to some of the …

Review

NBA Live 15 Review: Still In Rebuilding Mode

… Review: Still In Rebuilding Mode … NBA Live 15 makes some crucial strides on the hardcourt, but the series still has a …

Preview

Madden 13 Preview: Rebuilding Its Core

… the game's all-new physics engine. … Madden Addresses Some Crucial Areas …

Preview

Madden 13 Preview: Rebuilding Its Core

… the game's all-new physics engine. … Madden Addresses Some Crucial Areas …

Review

NCAA 13 Review: A Franchise Revitalized

… … EA Tiburon Makes A Fourth-Down Conversion During A Crucial Drive …

Review

NCAA 13 Review: A Franchise Revitalized

… … EA Tiburon Makes A Fourth-Down Conversion During A Crucial Drive …