The Grand Dream: An Ode to the Imagination of Chrono Trigger

It's Saturday morning, and I call Brian's name. He's asleep on the lower half of our cold, metal bunk bed that Mom purchased out of a catalog. He murmurs something like a growl, but I don't ask for clarification. I bolt down the ladder, race barefoot across the hardwood floor and down into the basement where hints of… » 9/22/14 5:00am 35 minutes ago

The Man Who Saved Final Fantasy XV

"This is my first numbered Final Fantasy game," FFXV director Hajime Tabata told me at Square Enix's Tokyo headquarters early last week. And what a numbered Final Fantasy game this is. » 9/21/14 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

Watch the Makers of System Shock Play It for Its 20th Anniversary

System Shock's one of those games that lots of descendant creations owe a huge debt to. If you're a fan of moody, story-centric first-person experiences like Deus Ex or BioShock, then you should be watching some of System Shock's creators play it right now. » 9/21/14 9:31pm Yesterday 9:31pm

Doctor Who Reveals The Only Thing Really Worth Stealing

Thus far, the loose theme of this season of Doctor Who seems to be "identity crises" and "deconstructing heroism." These themes manifest this week in another story where the Doctor isn't entirely calling the shots, and the main McGuffin that everybody is trying to steal is "selfhood." Spoilers ahead... » 9/21/14 1:02pm Yesterday 1:02pm