Dying Light's Nighttime Zombie Chase Almost Gave Me A Heart Attack

There are precisely one billionty video games out there that ask you to imagine what it would be like to survive the zombie apocalypse. But it's rare to find one that makes the setting feel like anything more than just morbid fun or creepy explorations. It's hard to inspire genuine, adrenaline-rushing fear. The kind… » 9/04/13 4:00pm 9/04/13 4:00pm

If You Grew Up in the '80s, Your Soul Cries Out for This Space Shooter

Nerds and geeks of a certain age fondly remember Macross/Robotech, Star Blazers and other spectacle-filled, emotionally overwrought animated space operas from the 1980s. These Japanese series remain touchstones for a generation and some folks miss them quite a bit. Jake Kazdal is one of those people and the game… » 9/01/13 8:30pm 9/01/13 8:30pm

Sony's Latest Shot at Microsoft Comes on a T-Shirt You Can't Get…

Last night, Sony held an indie showcase event at Neumo's, a Seattle music venue that epitomized underground cool. PlayStation exec Adam Boyes took the stage to re-affirm the company's commitment to working with indies and third-party partners and announced a handful of new games. Whiles most of the games looked… » 8/31/13 12:30pm 8/31/13 12:30pm

Hello, PAX Prime. You're Looking Swell So Far.

Today's the first day of Seattle's version of the Penny Arcade Expo, the tri-annual fan festival that celebrates video games, toys, board gaming and other geeky pursuits. As soon as the doors opened, long queues began to spool out at both Sony and Microsoft's booths as people lined up for their chances to try out… » 8/30/13 4:00pm 8/30/13 4:00pm