While you may or may not agree on whether it’s the series’ best, Duke Nukem 3D was still a very important milestone in first-person shooter history.
At age six, Professor Oak introduced me to this crazy world where adorable electric rats can fight sentient piles of toxic sludge while forgetting his own grandson’s name. Seventeen years later, I still power on one of the first three generations of Pokémon, pack up some potions, and proceed to kick Gary’s snobby ass…
Released five years ago today on the PC and PlayStation 3, DC Universe Online is gearing up to invite Xbox One owners to dress up as their favorite superhero and make whooshing noises this spring.
A decade ago today thousands of people stood outside electronics retailers in the bitter cold, waiting for their chance to sell an Xbox 360 on eBay. I blame those killer faceplates.
On November 21, 1990, Nintendo Japan released three amazing things—the first F-Zero, Super Mario World and a console to play them on. It was a very good day.
On September 19, 1985, Capcom unleashed one of the toughest video games ever to hit arcades, starring a brave knight and his brave underwear.
Call the doctor, Mario 0h-oh.
July 23, 1985. Please standby for the presentation of the new Amiga 1000 from Commodore Business Machines.
Nintendo’s first foray into 3D gaming was released in Japan on July 21, 1995. On this, the Virtual Boy’s 20th birthday, let’s take a moment to appreciate all the joy it has brought gamers over the years. No really, I’m serious.
Can you believe it’s already been a decade and a half since the release of Blizzard’s second installment of Diablo? I sure can.
Three decades ago, back when Konami released video games, Japanese arcade goers were graced with one outstanding space shooter. I was so much better at Gradius back then.
Today millions of players around the world celebrate the first birthday of mythological MOBA Smite, the first game Hi-Rez Studios has been able to keep players interested in for an entire year.
Happy 15th birthday, PlayStation 2! Sony launched their second home console in Japan on March 4, 2000, with games such as Street Fighter EX3 and Kessen. Eventually, the PS2 became not only the best-selling console of its generation, but the best-selling console overall, with over 155 million units sold worldwide.
It's been nearly two decades since the original PlayStation console debuted in Japan, and that calls for a celebration. Game Art HQ marked the milestone by having its community of artist create fan art for 40 different PSone classics.
Ten years ago today, Sony Online Entertainment released the follow-up to the game that put massively-multiplayer online role-playing games on the map. Two week's later Blizzard came along and set the map on fire, but some of us will never forget EverQuest II.
We're coming up on the 10th anniversary of the 2004 release of World of Warcraft, and Blizzard has just released the system requirements for November's Warlords of Draenor expansion pack. Let's compare!
Years Since the Release of the Dreamcast in North America
"You're probably asking yourself, what the heck is this? And, yeah, you are 100% right to ask yourself that. This is Minecraft, and everything you see around me right now is a randomly generated world."
One of the happiest gaming days of my life was the first time I played Katamari Damacy for the PlayStation 2.