Nintendo took the Animal Crossing formula, added elements from other mobile games, and made a free-to-play, highly polished hybrid that the gaming world is falling in love with.
Hyperkin is developing a device that would allow you to play Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance games on your Android.
EA’s plan was to have people pay real money for an in-game currency that allows players to purchase ‘Loot Crates’ that provide random rewards. Sounds like a slot machine.
If EA succeeds here, game publishers will feel emboldened to put more gameplay content behind a paywall/grindwall in multiplayer games.
EA’s ‘micro-transactions’ mean players either have to spend a disgusting number of hours in game, or spend a lot of hard-earned cash getting the things that should have been included.
For now, I would not recommend pre-ordering. Instead, wait a week or two until the inevitable patches and deep-dive reviews land.
These amazing board games (some old, some new) will make the time fly until Netflix releases 1980s nostalgia hounds’ favorite TV show.
‘Super Mario Odyssey’ will be reverting the series back to open world, while creating new puzzles and updating setting elements.
Niantic has finally released legendary bird Moltres to the public! Here are some strategies to prepare yourself and your team for the fight to catch a Moltres.
In The Sims, and other games without a clear ‘ending,’ people have taken to creating their own goals, many of which are heavy in dark humor.
Video games and systems are cheaper than ever when adjusted for inflation and that the cost of making them has exploded. Something has to give.
When you’re spending $50, $60, $70 or more on a game, shouldn’t you get a fully finished product? I think so, but the gaming industry disagrees.
BioWare had to find a way to tell a new story that felt ‘Mass Effect’ without being about the main characters we all fell in love with.
‘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.
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