• Top 5 Fall Games

    It’s finally Fall! With places getting cooler in the northern hemisphere, those of you blessed with seasons probably have yards full of leaves by now...

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    It’s finally Fall! With places getting cooler in the northern hemisphere, those of you blessed with seasons probably have yards full of leaves by now (I can’t go check—I live in a desert). In any case, the holiday season is starting to heat up and there’s a huge plethora of games for gamers across the...
  • Should We Kill Gameplay?

    Gameplay has always been the most prominent feature of any game—which is only natural, since it’s what the whole medium focuses on. However, a few...

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    Gameplay has always been the most prominent feature of any game—which is only natural, since it’s what the whole medium focuses on. However, a few developers intend to do away with it entirely in their game The Astronauts—instead focusing on things such as the plot, graphics, and subverting any death consequences. The goal is ultimately...
  • Is the Wii U a Next-Gen Console?

    EA is always ready to pick a fight with Nintendo after the company opted to use its own online service, rather than Origin, and has...

    EA is always ready to pick a fight with Nintendo after the company opted to use its own online service, rather than Origin, and has finally had the nerve to say that the Wii U is not a next-generation console. CEO John Riccitiello claims that the next generation hasn’t started yet, even though the Wii...
  • Sad Truth About PC Gaming

    Before anyone leaves a raging comment about either consoles or PCs, take a second to read the article. This isn’t to bash either of you,...

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    Before anyone leaves a raging comment about either consoles or PCs, take a second to read the article. This isn’t to bash either of you, but instead put some new argument points in this age-old battle. As far as graphics are concerned, comparing the potential of a PC to the reality of a console is...
  • Kickstarter Focus: ORBITOR

    Looking like a spin-off of Angry Birds Space, ORBITOR manages to take the gravity element of that game and make it the focus. Developed by...

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    Looking like a spin-off of Angry Birds Space, ORBITOR manages to take the gravity element of that game and make it the focus. Developed by a small studio called Evil Alien, the $60,000 goal is merely to cover costs for licenses and technology–compared to many other games on Kickstarter, their goal is exceptionally low. The...
  • The Right Approach to Violence in Video Games

    It’s been almost a week since the tragic shooting at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school, and many of us are still stunned. At Explosion.com, we...

    It’s been almost a week since the tragic shooting at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school, and many of us are still stunned. At Explosion.com, we took a moment of silence for the victims and their families and friends affected by the incident. Talking about what happened now is a risky subject, and something that is...
  • Don’t Waste Time Hating on DLC

    Downloadable content obviously has its downsides, and I myself have repeatedly pointed to it as a huge problem for the industry. It seems like a...

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    Downloadable content obviously has its downsides, and I myself have repeatedly pointed to it as a huge problem for the industry. It seems like a way for developers to quickly cash in or milk a successful game to death—and that’s all true, in most cases. However, DLC is nothing new, and we’ll probably never see...
  • Is 40 Hours Enough Playtime Anymore?

    It was recently revealed in a Polish Magazine called CD-Action that the entirety of the Assassin’s Creed III game will be playable over 40 hours....

    It was recently revealed in a Polish Magazine called CD-Action that the entirety of the Assassin’s Creed III game will be playable over 40 hours. This includes 20 hours of main plot and 20 hours of side quest, giving plenty for people to occupy themselves with. However, compared to the huge amount of time that...
  • Top 5 Modern Isometric Games

    With two amazing isometric games coming out in the form of Project Eternity and Path of Exile 2013, it looks like the visual format might...

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    With two amazing isometric games coming out in the form of Project Eternity and Path of Exile 2013, it looks like the visual format might be making a return from the old SNES days. Isometric games are ones that use floor tiles at a ratio different than 1:1, with their horizontal width being greater than...
  • What Can We Expect From New MMOs?

    With a plethora of MMOs constantly being released, there are a few elements that seem to be missing in all of them. Commercials focus on...

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    With a plethora of MMOs constantly being released, there are a few elements that seem to be missing in all of them. Commercials focus on the genre of the game when they talk about plot, rather than the actual plot details, and will always emphasize customization even if it’s a low level of customization compared...

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