Mirror's Edge Felt Real, And That's What Made It So Special

I could write about Mirror's Edge all day. About how much I love it, how important it's been to this generation of gaming. I could talk about its visual design, which remains as fresh and iconic today as it did back in 2009. I could take about Magnus "Solar Fields" Birgersson's wonderful score. Instead, though, I'm going … » 10/16/13 11:30pm 10/16/13 11:30pm

Let's Look at the Big Name Titles Playable on Oculus Rift

A month or so back, I got to spend an hour with the Oculus Rift VR headset—most of which I spent swooning over Portal 2. Ever since that time I've been dying to get the Rift wrapped around my head for a larger chunk of time. And when that dream turns to reality, the question becomes—what game do I play? » 7/30/13 7:00am 7/30/13 7:00am

This Is Mirror's Edge In Real Life. It Is Terrifying

I can’t tell if these guys are imitating Mirror’s Edge, or if this video is just a testament to how well the game captured what parkour feels like. Either way, this first person Parkour video is so much like Mirror’s Edge that it’s actually a little bit terrifying. » 7/01/13 12:30am 7/01/13 12:30am

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You Thought You Were Excited About Mirror’s Edge 2? Listen to This Guy.

Shockwaves rippled all over the video game internet when EA closed out their E3 press conference with a reveal of Mirror’s Edge 2. And, after careful investigation, scientists believe they may have located the epicenter of the fanquake. We can't see this young man's eyes but I'll bet money that they were wet. May we… » 6/14/13 11:00am 6/14/13 11:00am

Once Again, Some Japanese Gamers Dislike the Look of Mirror's Edge 2

Mirror's Edge 2 was just announced. Online across the globe, gamers are excited. While many are looking forward to the sequel in Japan, there is a group of gamers there who are not thrilled with how the protagonist looks. » 6/10/13 6:15pm 6/10/13 6:15pm

You’re Not Dreaming: A New Mirror’s Edge Game Actually Exists

It’s the kind of thing that been teased and reported multiple times over the last few years but you’ve never wanted to believe it. It’d be too cruel to get hopes up for a new Mirror’s Edge game, only to find out we’d never see a sequel for DICE’s sleekly designed first-person free-runner. Turn out the universe isn’t… » 6/10/13 4:56pm 6/10/13 4:56pm

After Four Years, an Industry Scourge Loses His Edge

One of the unhappiest stories I've ever followed has come to a proper conclusion. When Tim Langdell got a great video game removed from the iTunes store because its title was Edge, I went ballistic. In hindsight, that was rash. But piece by piece, over the past four years his bogus, parasitic operation has been… » 4/20/13 12:00pm 4/20/13 12:00pm

Mirror’s Edge 2 Is Being Made Right Now, According to Ex-EA Developer

Few recent games have had as many requests for a follow-up as Mirror's Edge. If you go by the amount of love professed for it on the internet, the first-person freerunner charmed the vast majority of people who played it. But the 2008 release didn't sell well enough to merit a sequel and it seemed that hopes for a » 11/21/12 1:30pm 11/21/12 1:30pm