A good video game menu is like a good roadie: It stays out of the way. But still, far too many menus waste far too much of our time. People want to play games, not mess around in menus!
Open-world Hong Kong crime game Sleeping Dogs has gotten a "definitive edition" re-master—it's out on PC now and hits consoles next week. While the definitive edition comes with updated graphics and includes a bunch of already-released expansion missions, my favorite improvement is less noticeable.
The Xbox One's interface has been a source of much delight and frustration in my household. Xbox Live's Major Nelson put together this nifty video to help befuddled folks like myself make sense of it all.
For lo, we did climb to the top of Video Game Mountain. We spoke with the burning GameCube, and we did return with The Ten Commandments of Video Game Menus. And they were good, even if the games weren't always.