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Fangamer X Attract Mode brings art, indie games, chiptunes to PAX Prime

by 9 months ago

For the first time since its inception, I'm finally going to PAX Prime in Seattle, and stuff like this is the reason why. Art collective Attract Mode and merchandising powerhouse …

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Kickin’ the Can Down the Road – Kickstarter’s accountability problem

by 9 months ago

    Remember Kickin' It? It was a weekly look at some of the best and most interesting projects that Kickstarter had to offer. It was fun to write, and I really …

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    You can’t take The Sky from me – we unbox The Art of Final Fantasy

    by 9 months ago

      It wasn't Excitebike.  It wasn't Metroid.  It wasn't Tecmo Bowl.  It wasn't even Mario.  Final Fantasy was the reason I begged my mom for a Nintendo Entertainment System.  The NES …

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      What do game developers think of the Ouya so far?

      by 9 months ago

        Let's face it - in the face of the formal Ouya launch, the reaction by gamers has been a bit... eh, why sugar coat it. A lot of people think …

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        Max Payne hardback artbook announced

        by 9 months ago

          Max Payne has always held a place for me.  It was the first title to do slow motion well, and it was the first title that really did "gone off …

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          The intersection of YouTube and gaming

          by 10 months ago

            Whether it's gathering around the living room TV or logging into your favorite online game, chances are some of your best gaming memories involve sharing the experience with others. Sure, …

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            How much can an indie title make with near zero publicity?

            by 10 months ago

            Everyone knows that big-hit indie games like Minecraft can rake in millions and millions of dollars. But there's a whole lot of other games out there - titles with far …

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            Nearly half of gamers are female, and other things you didn’t know

            by 11 months ago

              That's right publishers, it's time to stop neglecting games with female leads because you're afraid they won't sell (hint: they do, and not just to women). And gamers, it's time …

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              Sony drives the knife in deeper with “used game instructional video”

              by 11 months ago

              In case Sony didn't make it perfectly clear that the PS4 is the console for used games, they released a video to clarify exactly what they meant. Perhaps you're unsure …

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              Novel based on Assassin’s Creed IV is in the works

              by 11 months ago

                I've been a fan of novels based on video games for a long time. My affinity for them started with books based on the Myst series which succeeded in drawing …

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                So this is cool: Animal Crossing’s K.K. Slider sings Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”

                by 11 months ago

                File this under "uniquely awesome:" Youtube user Alex Romero remixed Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" -- using the midi-gibberish "voice" of Animal Crossing's K.K. Slider as the vocals of the song. It's …

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                Software Poker bug-exploit leads to a federal hacking charge

                by 12 months ago

                  No, this isn't about Poker Night at the Inventory 2. A poker player managed to get someone more dangerous than GladOS angry at him. Wired has an interesting story up about …

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