Limbo isn’t a straightforward adventure. It’s confusing. But it’s a good kind of confusing that inspires people to band together and try to solve its mysteries.
God damnit. There is nothing relaxing or meditative about N++. Most of the time, I’m uttering inappropriate words under my breath, clenching my fists, sweating profusely, and hoping I don’t mess up the next jump. And when I do, there’s a good chance I’m going to scream.
No matter who you kill in Westerado, the story keeps going. Even if you kill a main character.
Dark Souls fans looking for a new challenge will be very happy with Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin.
On December 2014, Michael Hamelin, a hacker and physicist, died in an unfortunate car crash. He is survived by his wife, a scientist named Beth Hamelin—who not only has to deal with the grief that comes with a loved one passing on, but also has to manage the intense security measures that Hamelin left behind.
As someone who's not-so-quietly championed The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask for years, I'm happy the game's been given new life on 3DS. Finally, everyone gets it!
It was Nietzsche that wrote, "What does not kill me makes me stronger". In reality, that's regularly true. When it comes to videogames, it really depends on how you are about to be killed. In some cases, dying is part of the learning process. In other games, your demise will only result in a minor punishment, or have…
It used to be that a player's 'extra lives' were an immediate, ever-present concern. It's a staple from the arcade era; there had to be a "Game Over" so that someone else could play, and also so people could keep sticking quarters into the machines. And so, when video games made their way over to the home consoles,…
Everyone deals with death in different ways. For one man, the best way to navigate a son's death was to try to dive into his son's interests.
Don't play video games for three days straight or you could die. That's what happened to a 32-year-old Taiwanese man, found slumped in his chair dead following a three day gaming bender at an internet cafe in Kaohsiung city, as reported by Yahoo News. This is the second such death in Taiwan this year, and it's only…
Seven and a half years ago, one of the most acclaimed pro wrestlers of all time, Chris Benoit, murdered his wife and his seven-year-old son. He then killed himself. Today, some gamers want to play as Chris Benoit in a wrestling video game and keep trying to make that happen. The company behind the game doesn't…
A few days before my dad died in August, I got the call I'd been dreading from my mother. She told me it was time to come home for my dad's last days. I live in California, and they live in Alabama. I packed up my PS4, super slim PS3 and PS Vita—alas, my desktop PC was too big—and made the journey.
Why try so hard to get a date with the Death of Sims, when you can have the real thing? Our 'shop-savvy readers envisioned countless last-date scenarios with the Grim Reaper in last week's contest. The results are in: Death wins. Death always wins.
Earlier this week one of our writer's documented her exhaustive efforts to get it on with Death in The Sims 4. Surely getting a date with Death is easier than that. I'd say all we need is some sort of image manipulation program.
Dying a horrible death in a video game is usually, well, horrible. If only there was some way to add a little style and grace to the whole process. What's that you say, Sunset Overdrive? You think you can make being eaten by a horde of unsightly mutants downright charming? Well, we'll have to see about that!
How many people became one with the Force in the Episodes IV-VI of the Star Wars films? Have a look at this montage of death scenes from the original trilogy and find out.
We've killed a lot of things in a lot of video games over the years. But not all video game deaths were created equally. Some make us feel like powerhouses, while others fill us with shame. What's the one act of virtual killing you wish you could take back, and why?
“This cart is now a coffin”, posted UK games writer Richard Stanton, adding “RIP Hamlet the best Labrador in the world :’(“. I can’t help but wonder what’s happened to Hamlet, trapped inside that little plastic bit.
Sims are much harder to kill in The Sims 4, the latest edition of EA's famous people simulator. Oh, but they can die. It just requires a bit more tact on the player's part. If you've been having a hard time tormenting your virtual pets, here are some tips to help you help them shuffle off their mortal coil.
I tend to get angry at little things in video games. A lot. Sometimes really, really, really angry. I'm starting to think I should stop. Why? A recent study explained just how bad for us small yet frequent day-to-day stresses really are. The short version? Life-threatening.