The Challenges Of Letting You Be A Fat Video Game Hero

Zany open-world action game Sunset Overdrive—as its creators told me during a recent San Francisco preview event—is all about letting players be whoever they want. I made a very nice bearded lady with tiny mouths for eyes. I noticed something, though: you can pick your body type, but you can't pick a heavy one. I was… » 9/22/14 7:47pm Yesterday 7:47pm

Friends? An Outernaut Needs No Friends. Not Anymore.

Players expecting something more than standard Facebook fare from the developer of Ratchet & Clank's first foray into the social gaming world were somewhat disappointed by Outernauts' strong reliance on things like asking friends for help or waiting for energy to refill. Yesterday's major game update should make those… » 10/17/12 4:55pm 10/17/12 4:55pm