First Dirty Bomb Gameplay Trailer Shows a Loud, Messy Urban Battlefield

Following up on last month's trailer, here's a look at some pre-alpha multiplayer gameplay from Dirty Bomb. The trailer takes us to a smoldering, half-destroyed version of London, presumably one of the levels of Brink developer Splash Damage's new free-to-play title. We get to see mostly scenes of infantry action,… » 12/14/12 8:50am 12/14/12 8:50am

See How An Ordinary Nerf Gun Transforms into This Brink Assault Rifle

The game may've met with a lukewarm reception when it hit last year, but the one thing that Splash Damage's Brink had going for it was an amazing art style. Laurens Corijn, an artist at the British dev studio, brought that look into the real world by modding a standard Nerf Stampede into an amazing replica of the… » 1/06/12 10:00am 1/06/12 10:00am

How a Video Game Chickened Out Of Letting Me be a Terrorist

Video games let us be heroes. They let us don the cape, wave the flag, put on the badge, hoist the blue lightsaber or simply face the fires of dragons to save the princess. » 5/12/11 12:00pm 5/12/11 12:00pm

The Beautiful Art of Brink Comes from Some Unlikely Inspiration

So, Brink is out. And it's divisive! Some people appreciate the new things it's trying to do, others lament the fact the game is in many ways simply broken, while others still have no idea what to think. Whatever your view on the game, though, surely we can all agree the thing looks great. » 5/11/11 7:00am 5/11/11 7:00am