‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ isn’t a paradigm shift for a genre that could use some new ideas. But it doesn’t have to be.
2017 looks like it’s going to be a good year for video games.
Those who have seen ‘Rogue One’ should appreciate the recreation of the Scarif DLC from ‘Star Wars Battlefront,’ despite its flaws.
‘Hitman’ shines as a game of orchestrated accidents. A botched surgery, exposure to a virus, a car mishap. This requires plenty of trial and error. Yet the need to reload doesn’t grate.
‘Battlefront’ succeeds as a fun, engaging immersive game that scratches the Star Wars itch. But little maddening and avoidable issues hold back what could have been a great game.
As with most mid-lifecycle console updates, Sony’s aesthetic redesign of the PS4 is in part their attempt to draw in any stragglers who don’t already own one. I was one of those.
In the Palmer Luckey case, some people want Silicon Valley to emulate the enormously successful creative culture of the Soviet Union.
The video game ‘No Man’s Sky’ speaks to humanity’s eternal questions of how life is created and whether we are alone in this universe.
Sure, there are some benefits to getting outside for hours of ‘Pokémon Go.’ But it’s pretty sad we’re doing so just to bump into trees while staring at our phones.
How did Nintendo know what we would need, and just when we needed it?
At this year’s E3 conference, video game developers’ disturbing vision for the future made itself clear.
What the big three—Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony—have revealed so far at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.
It is a rare and amazing experience to be presented with a character and a franchise that encourage me to support the right actions for the right reasons.
Just contrast the theme music for ‘Uncharted’s’ Nick Drake with the theme music for Indiana Jones.
The release of Sony’s ‘Uncharted 4’ this week is a rare cultural affirmation of the old-fashioned alpha male hero in the character of Nathan Drake.
Despite decades of futility, studios keep trying to level-up with video game titles.
As with many forms of entertainment, enjoying the video game experience can often blind the user to the underlying message.
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