How one puzzling boss fight ended poorly for a young space marine, and how more games should aspire to true hopelessness.
With the power to decimate a specific target, rocket launchers have captured popular imagination since the '80s.
Big Bang Bar's creation is a story of pinball's near death, of one man's attempt to become a piece of pinball history, of bankruptcy, of obsession, of short-lived redemption and personal disaster.
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Atari's "Starship 1" has been hiding a "Hi Ron!" from the world all this time.
"Her Story" did wonders for reviving a seemingly dead gaming genre — and since then, many more developers have been having fun with real actors.
It's got PvP zones and private servers — if you're into that sort of thing — but the loading times and tutorials are all a bit shit.
In last night's World Baseball Classic semi-final game against the US, Japanese second baseman Ryosuke Kikuchi had Dodgers organist Dieter Ruehle play the overworld theme from 'The Legend Of Zelda' as his walk-up music.
A Raspberry Pi with a CANbus shield plugs between the OBD2 port and a laptop running an N64 emulator. Software on the Pi maps control positions in the car to...
When your otherwise beloved trilogy ends on a sour note, you've got to take some chances on a follow-up. Does "Andromeda" make the most of a new galaxy? Here's what reviews say.
A combination of visual and aural factors can make it feel like Christmas, and that’s intentional according to people we recently spoke to who explained the designs of three totally different mystery mechanics.
"Super Metroid" is a classic game best known for its sprawling world and oodles of secret items. Who knew that the best hidden power-up of all was a song waiting to be turned into a trap track?
The "cool nerd" factor on this project is quite high, though it can't be recommended for anybody who has a hard time memorizing music.
A study on urban spaces in our virtual worlds.
Gambling on esports matches is, right now, unsafe and unfair for bettors. As you’d expect, people are still doing it anyway; and as you’d expect, laws and regulations have struggled to keep up.
At the highest levels of gaming, everything thing is structured: workouts are routine, meals are professionally prepared and discipline is everything.
"Breath Of The Wild" and "Horizon Zero Dawn" share the same basic ideas, and yet they represent a big and crucial aesthetic conflict — one on which game publishers are betting hundreds of millions of dollars.
The boys bring the thunder with their "Apocalypsis Noctis."
If your name is Chris Houlihan, you're immortalized, somewhat obscurely, in "The Legend of Zelda" lore. Here's why the series features some random guy.
"I’m a pretty big fan of Hello Games’ "No Man’s Sky," although that’s something of an understatement. All told, I’ve spent around $4,000 on the game. This is how it happened."
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