Papers, Please scored two big wins last night at the 2014 Games for Change festival's awards ceremony, taking home the top prize in the "Best Gameplay" and "Most Innovative Game" categories. The 2013 indie game that casts players as an immigration inspector also won the grand prize at the 16th annual Independent Games… » 4/24/14 12:15pm 31 minutes ago

The Best (Last?) Hope for a Good Alien Game

There's a reason that the first word in the next game based on 20th Century Fox's sci-fi horror franchise is singular. Alien: Isolation will be taking its cues from Ridley Scott's slower, more atmospheric 1979 original. That means no space marines and no P5000 power loader. Just you and one big, scary Xenomorph. Which… » 4/24/14 11:22am Today 11:22am

Nobody Is #1 In The New Smash Bros. Games, And That's A Good Thing

One of the features of the new Smash Bros. games that was revealed in creator Masahiro Sakurai's Nintendo Direct was the Global Smash Power system. While most people may have overlooked it as a vague ranking system, it offers much more potential than you would think at first glance. » 4/24/14 5:00am Today 5:00am