• Rush Bros

    Take the rough concept of Audiosurf, add some Doritos Crash Course-style obstacles and a funky animation style and what do you get? A game that...

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    Take the rough concept of Audiosurf, add some Doritos Crash Course-style obstacles and a funky animation style and what do you get? A game that should probably come free with a pair of Dr. Dre Beats – Rush Bros! Rush Bros is a game that flourished through the Steam Greenlight setup – an online community...
  • Weak Showings From Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Wii U Help PC Gaming

    I’ll admit it, back when I was younger I was a diehard PC gamer. It just made sense, seeing as though there was a PC...

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    I’ll admit it, back when I was younger I was a diehard PC gamer. It just made sense, seeing as though there was a PC in just about every home and most of what you had to do was pop in some new RAM and a new video card and you could turn a mediocre...
  • BioShock Infinite: Why is Religious Stuff Considered Taboo For Gaming?

    Near the beginning of BioShock Infinite, the protagonist and all-around bad ass, Booker DeWitt, is forced to undergo a bit of a forced baptism to...

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    Near the beginning of BioShock Infinite, the protagonist and all-around bad ass, Booker DeWitt, is forced to undergo a bit of a forced baptism to continue his mission into the depths of Columbia. The player is at that moment tasked with a button press to save Booker from death and continue forward in the game....
  • The Timing is Right for the Return of Half-Life Games

    Valve has been rather silent on the Half-Life front since the release of Half-Life 2: Episode Two in October of 2007. Half-Life is one of...

    Valve has been rather silent on the Half-Life front since the release of Half-Life 2: Episode Two in October of 2007. Half-Life is one of the games that has helped to redefine gaming and show that you can do a lot more with a game than just point, click and shoot. The Half-Life games have...
  • The Next Generation Will Thrive or Die on Exclusives

    Exclusive titles have been a big deal for videogame consoles since the major game console developers began competing with each other. The competition between platforms...

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    Exclusive titles have been a big deal for videogame consoles since the major game console developers began competing with each other. The competition between platforms has led to developers signing on for console-exclusive titles and for these titles being make-or-break for them. The most obvious example of this would be Nintendo’s first party titles that...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Death Inc.

    Ambient Studios is a team packed full of talent, with developers from Little Big Planet, Fable, Crysis 3, Battlefield 2, SimCity, along with many other...

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    Ambient Studios is a team packed full of talent, with developers from Little Big Planet, Fable, Crysis 3, Battlefield 2, SimCity, along with many other games. They formed the studio so that they could make their games the way they wanted to—and the first game they plan to deliver is Death Inc. The game plays...
  • How Next-Gen Consoles Could Lose Ground to PCs

    This topic is a bit of an odd one, because really, PCs are losing a lot of the marketshare that they used to have a...

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    This topic is a bit of an odd one, because really, PCs are losing a lot of the marketshare that they used to have a stranglehold on for years. When you think about it, what else would you use to browse the internet, check your bank account, read your email and check your Facebook on?...
  • Should We Be Able to Sell Used Digital Games?

    While it might seem like common sense that you can’t sell something that doesn’t physically exist, the option of selling used digital content obtained through...

    While it might seem like common sense that you can’t sell something that doesn’t physically exist, the option of selling used digital content obtained through services such as Steam or IndieCity is heavily debated in places like Germany. After a German court ruled that the trading of used software licenses is legal—and that the author...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Spatial Flux

    Playing like a space-age Oregon Trail, Spatial Flux aims to deliver a text-based adventure with high-quality backgrounds and pixel-based sprites for a retro feel in...

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    Playing like a space-age Oregon Trail, Spatial Flux aims to deliver a text-based adventure with high-quality backgrounds and pixel-based sprites for a retro feel in a modern game. The game will be released on Mac, Linux, PC, and several mobile platforms. The project is a collaboration between several different studios, although the project is being...
  • Senators Continue to Threaten First Amendment

    Unfortunately, it’s that time of the month when we talk about violence and video games again. In 2011, the US Supreme Court ruled that there...

    Unfortunately, it’s that time of the month when we talk about violence and video games again. In 2011, the US Supreme Court ruled that there was no proof violent video games increased violence in minors, and yet here we are not two years later with a national study on the very same relationship. Funded by...