After inserting quarters and getting swollen joystick thumbs for years, have video game junkies learned anything of value? As a matter of fact, they have!
I have all the respect in the world for the fantastic people who host Retronauts, but they are rubes and their hard-earned success should be mine.
Exploring Inequality In Trump's America Through The Lens Of Horizon: Zero Dawn's Melee Attack
Like Digital Foundry, iFixit, or an idiot on YouTube awkwardly reading a script while poking at hardware with a boxcutter he's holding the wrong way, I am a hardware expert. Unlike them, I have no money and no access to free review units.
I have no experience with early access survival games. No holding people at gunpoint, demanding they hand over a can of beans and their underwear. No rummaging through drawers in abandoned buildings for dinosaur eggs.
Create a folder on your desktop named Illegal Files. For the purposes of this tutorial, I will assume that you're running Windows 95.
Joy Con Controllers (pair, left and right Joy Con) - $79 Joy Con Controller (left or right) - $49 Joy Con Contr (half of a left or right controller) - $59
Players of all types are welcome, whether they have three heads, a dive mask, no body, or they're two dimensional
My dad was the Thegn and now he's very much dead. You know what that means - time for a Viking MAAAAKEOVER!
In Tyranny the bad guys have won and you're basically Judge Dredd. Okay, so there aren't any perma-frowns in the character creation menu. And you don't come across any rad reflective visor helmets with garish color schemes. Still, fantasy Judge Dredd.
After checking in on Star Citizen we weigh the relative values of Laundry Day Goku and Large Beef Man on Motorcycle.
People are always asking me to write more One Sentence Reviews. Well, here you are, and I hope you've read The Monkey's Paw.
When your character slows down and puts his finger to his ear during a conversation with someone on comms, you can feel an enormous coarse finger clumsily brushing against your actual ear.
These are flying insects?! Why is this happening?! Did you tell your wife?!
The most revolutionary item of gamer clothing since No Man's Tie, maybe even since Sunset Overalls.
In Quadrilateral Cowboy: My body is a box. In reality: My body is a roughly human-shaped source of shame.
Stop the politically correct censoring and put naked ladies back in all the games. Even Excitebike. Especially Excitebike.
You just finished Super Mario Bros. on the NES. You loved it, and are on the lookout for similar games. Luckily for you, we've scoured every known database of video games for other titles you might enjoy.
New Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin Dies At 27 (Game of Thrones Spoilers Within)
Beautiful, extra-durable new exterior. Blow on it all you want, it probably won't dent!
Today I look at Descent, the new app that makes it better, and expansions like Mists of Bilehall, Labyrinth of Ruin, Lair of Vomitgulp, Manor of Dryheave, and Shadow of the Lair of Ruined Barfberg.
(In a business suit, with slicked back hair, speaking into a gold-plated pager) Buy!
Black Desert Online is a Korean MMO with a cash shop for pretty virtual outfits. Chess is the world's most popular strategy game, played with a physical board and pieces. But the similarities end there.
The game's not quite what I imagined. Instead of scouring a dungeon by torchlight, you briskly jog through it, your party members politely nodding as they power walk in the opposite direction.
As always, the bosses in the latest Dark Souls are noble, tragic, and feature glowing double damage weak points.
What if you had a chance to interview some of gaming's most prominent figures, but could only ask each of them one question? You'd make that question a good question? Oh. Huh. Sort of wish I'd thought of that.
Look, frightened villagers, I'd really love to save you from these rampaging bandits. The thing is, I want to take my time and see if I can't find a magic crossbow or a gloriously armored standard bearer in your cupboard.
Firewatch has exploration and all sorts of items to interact with, but it's not an open world or survival game. Traversal and Metroid-like map progression are prominent, but you're a chubby guy pushing 40 who grunts while stepping over a log.
Give the wood plank to the ogre twin on the left. He will comment, "I cannot do anything with that item". Repeat this process. On the thirtieth attempt, he will cast a magic spell on the plank, turning it into the red keycard.
Could the "Star Marine" module of "Star Citizen" possibly be canceled?
Just a little pregnant ghost for ya
Presenting the game of the year, according to me. But what if you, the person reading this, are one of those people who aren't me? As it happens, I prepared for such an unlikely scenario.
Fixed a major balance issue. On some maps, both the Rebels and Empire had an equal chance of winning.
You're vaguely aware that some people have fun moving bits of cardboard and plastic around on a table. It sounds interesting, but, like all real world activities, it also sounds frightening.
For some reason nerds have been arguing about the Zelda timeline for something like a decade now, if not longer. I always thought the sequence of these games was incredibly obvious. To make sure I wasn't overlooking something obvious I contacted Nintendo, and they passed along this official informative graphic.
The Nintendo NX will play ALL video games released for the NX. This is exclusive information that we have independently verified with several sources close to the project.
There is no challenge in imagining how Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 could have been better, so we try to figure out how it could have possibly been worse.
I have never touched an Amiibo. The phrase "Toys To Life" only makes sense to me as a plot summary of Weird Science coming from someone with a severely limited vocabulary. Somehow I've completely missed out on this enormous trend of collecting figures to plop down and control in my video games.
Buyer beware! If you're thinking about picking up the new Mad Max game to relive the experience of the motion picture Babe: Pig In The City, think twice. I was flabbergasted to discover that the video game and movie have practically nothing in common.
With so many stats, skills, and class combinations at your disposal it can be difficult to narrow things down. Why not go with one of these characters I've planned out for you?
That's a lot of people. To give you a better idea of what that number means, 5.6 million people is at least 5.5 million more people than I will kiss in my lifetime. If you had 5.6 million boxes it would take forever to move into a new place.
The PC port of Arkham Knight is plagued by so many problems that it has actually been pulled from Steam, a storefront that as of 2015 almost exclusively exists to sell unfinished games.
The Xbox One now has its own version of Early Access! Wow! Developers like DayZ's Dean Hall are very excited about the prospect of taking your money, then moving on to a second game before finishing the first.
"Hello. I am a central character. Let me tell you about myself: I am doing fine. Well, that's all. Farewell."
If you die, navigate to a save file and choose to load it. Voila! Now you're back in the game. This is known as Witcher magic, an innovative feature unique to the series.