Battlefield Players Keep Finding Weird Mysteries, Including A Yeti

Forget shooting. One of the most interesting aspects of Battlefield—aside from the incredible large scale moments you can experience while playing—are all the curious easter eggs and alternate reality games that players keep finding. » 3/27/14 4:30pm 3/27/14 4:30pm

After the Sandy Hook school massacre last year, Antwand Pearman of GamerFitNation organized a "cease fire" day during which gamers avoided first-person shooters and other violent games. Today is the second Cease-Fire, a statement against gun violence and supporting victims of it. The Cease-Fire lasts to midnight. » 12/21/13 6:30pm 12/21/13 6:30pm

RPG Elements Keep Us Playing, For Better And For Worse

You spend time or energy, you gotta get something out of it. Self-improvement. Money, maybe. Experience, at least. This simple idea is so powerful and pervasive that of course games have modeled it—experience points, levels, and skill trees (otherwise known as role-playing game elements) are things that have been… » 10/24/13 8:46pm 10/24/13 8:46pm

You Won't Believe One Person Created This Whole Game

Universum: War Front is an incredibly ambitious game. It's a combination of real-time strategy, MOBA, role-playing game and third-person shooter, set in a wholly original universe. Impressive, moreso when you realize everything you see and hear in the video is the work of one guy. » 10/07/13 4:00pm 10/07/13 4:00pm

The Best Spot In All of ArmA III

Altis, the main island in ArmA III, is huge, but one might think it's just a big, homogenous natural environment—nothing compared to, say, GTA V. It's not like that at all: the map has its own share of unique locations, like this solar tower featured in YouTuber Kyle B's video, which is perfect for a little bit of fun. » 9/12/13 9:20am 9/12/13 9:20am

How One Truly Weird Shooter in Video Games' Future Is Getting Bigger

Last year at E3, I took a look at the trippiest first-person shooter I’d ever seen. This year, the game that lets you change the size of anything in the gameworld looks even better. Shinier. Stranger. And more inviting than ever before. » 9/10/13 4:00pm 9/10/13 4:00pm