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The Best Gamers on the Planet Are Trying to Kill Batman

The writer who teams up two of the world's most popular superheroes every month says that Superman probably plays a lot of iPhone games. Batman? Civilization all the way, with old school board games in the mix, too. But a next-next-next-generation console being used by a supervillain might prove to be more than… » 11/05/13 4:00pm 11/05/13 4:00pm

This Time Travel Comic Shows People Making The Same Old Mistakes Again

It’s happened time and again. Human beings find some place they’ve never been before, mine it for resources/glory/whatever and wind up screwing with the Natural Order of Things. Terrible consequences follow and life as we know it gets a little bit more miserable. In Jeff Lemire’s new comic series Trillium, mankind… » 8/06/13 4:00pm 8/06/13 4:00pm

Where BioShock Infinite's Been and Where It's Going

Even though he just announced DLC that will bring players back to the iconic undersea metropolis of Rapture, Ken Levine says he doesn’t feel trapped inside the BioShock franchise. In so much as there’s a template for Levine’s signature first-person games, he says it he’s not interested in re-using it “unless I think… » 7/31/13 3:00pm 7/31/13 3:00pm

Every Video Game Should Have A Morning Star Alpha

With talent like comic book artist Mike Choi and award-winning science fiction author John Scalzi attached to it, an interactive comic book tie-in for upcoming mobile shooter Morning Star was a no-brainer. But Morning Star Alpha is much more than a game supplement — it's a fresh new idea that every game with a rich… » 7/09/13 11:30am 7/09/13 11:30am

Zombies, Women & Citizen Kane: Last of Us Makers Defend Their Game

The Last of Us is one of the most critically acclaimed big-budget games of the last year. All the same, it's gotten its fair share of criticism. Is it too difficult? Too much like a movie? Are female characters relegated to the sidelines? And why the heck aren't they just called zombies? I took these common complaints… » 7/05/13 4:00pm 7/05/13 4:00pm