Please Stop Saying Video Games Are ‘Too Long’

One big thing that makes video games unique in the cornucopia of pop culture is the time investment they demand of their audience. This had lead to an age-old debate about whether games are "too long," one that Kill Screen founder Jamin Warren recently tackled in his latest PBS Game/Show episode. » 1/21/15 6:00pm 1/21/15 6:00pm

Far Cry 4's New DLC Forces You to Grind Until You Die For No Good Reason

Far Cry 4's post-release stuff kicked off this week with Escape From Durgesh Prison, a new timed challenge mode that's now available for purchase either individually or as part of the game's season pass. Sadly, it doesn't get things off to a great start. » 1/14/15 3:30pm 1/14/15 3:30pm

PSA: Here's What Your PC Will Actually Need to Run Dying Light

Yesterday, posts started popping up on places like the ever-popular gaming forum NeoGAF that claimed to have the official PC specs for the upcoming zombie game Dying Light. These were noteworthy because they made the game's system requirements sound insane. We can all calm down, though, because they weren't accurate. » 12/05/14 11:00am 12/05/14 11:00am

I Want To Play Video Games, Not Grind Through 'Content'

Earlier this week, Techland announced that its new zombie-killing adventure Dying Light will have "50+ hours of gameplay." Some might considering this good news. I don't—at least at face value. » 10/03/14 6:00pm 10/03/14 6:00pm

The 20 Best Movies Disappearing From Netflix Tomorrow

When the clock strikes its last midnight in 2013—or somewhere around there, anyway—dozens of movies will disappear from Netflix streaming. Fortunately, you've still got some time to churn through the ones you'll miss the most. Here's a list of the very best of the movies that'll be gone in 2014. » 12/27/13 11:03am 12/27/13 11:03am

Heavy Rain Story Could Expand Through DLC

While the full story of PS3-exclusive Heavy Rain will ship on the disc, developer Quantic Dream is toying with the idea of further exploring the game's diverse cast of characters through future downloadable content. » 8/26/09 4:20pm 8/26/09 4:20pm

Console Owners Love Their Streaming Video

A study conducted by market research firm In-Stat indicates that video game consoles are the preeminent device for delivering web video to televisions in the U.S., generating $2.9 billion in revenue by 2013. » 6/15/09 10:40am 6/15/09 10:40am