​The Best Video Game Music Of The Last Generation

There may be no one part of a game that connects to our memories as immediately or intensely as music. Of course we remember a game's music: Those were the melodies that accompanied us on adventures in other worlds, through trials and triumphs, through victory and defeat. A musical score exists outside of visuals and… »11/12/13 7:00pm11/12/13 7:00pm

The One Real "Next-Gen" Game Of The Last Generation

Every time a new hardware generation comes around, we hear the same old boasts. More polygons! More effects! Higher resolution! Well, you know what, I don't care about any of that. I want new hardware to improve the way I have to play games, or approach them, and no single game this generation did that more than Dead… »11/07/13 11:30pm11/07/13 11:30pm

Too ​Many Choices Of The Past Gaming Era Weren't Choices At All

Great characters are usually at their best when they're surprising us. A villain who is purely evil is never as interesting as a villain who sometimes expresses kindness. A killer with a code; a monster with a soft spot for kittens. Yet some video games this past generation just didn't seem to get that—they pushed us… »11/04/13 5:57pm11/04/13 5:57pm