We're Finally Getting Good Games Based On Movies

Once upon a time licensed video games—ones based on movies, TV shows, or other popular series—were the domain of festering bargain bins and well-meaning grandparents who didn't know any better. Now Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor and Alien: Isolation are two of the year's most interesting games. This is a good thing. » 10/09/14 8:16pm 10/09/14 8:16pm

There Are Things Worse Than Death In Video Games

There's a fine line any artist walks when trying to titillate and terrify at the same time. But making video games scary is especially tricky. Repetitive behavior—even when that behavior is running and hiding from flesh-eating monsters—doesn't mesh all that well with the spontaneity required to make someone jump out… » 5/07/14 7:30pm 5/07/14 7:30pm