Sure, Naughty Dog's Uncharted series is a benchmark for narrative, cinematic gaming. But from the way Naughty Dog is talking up their new franchise to Eurogamer, the upcoming PlayStation-exclusive The Last of Us is going to have a lot to live up to—especially in a setting as well-trodden as the zombie apocalypse.
Video games as cinematic blockbusters? Sure. Video games as texts? I've heard that one too.
Reggie Fils-Aime is not one to mince words, and while we also believe Skyward Sword is fantastic, he thinks it's the best game ever.
Spyro the Dragon made a comeback this year, co-starring in Activision's ambitious Skylanders series, but what about Spyro's PlayStation contemporary, that loud-mouthed anti-Mario called Crash Bandicoot?
Veteran video game designer Soren Johnson doesn't pick Great Motion Controls or Best Graphics as the most important weapon in the next generation of video game console wars. He picks the thing that Apple's doing so well.
Valve's Gabe Newell on the genre of DOTA 2.
What has spurned hundreds to take to the streets of London to riot, burn and loot? According to the London Evening Standard newspaper, the city's continuing—and spreading—riots have their roots in Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto.
Some wise words from a man who knows a thing or two about both first-person shooters and making a ton of money.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the new tech boom and all of those wonderful perks it brings with it.
Justice of the Supreme Court Antonin Scalia defends the Supreme Court's decision to keep violent video games in the hands of California gamers based on the First Amendment.
Sir Howard Stringer, CEO of Sony, sounded less apologetic and more prickly when asked today about the PlayStation maker's slowness in informing PlayStation Network and Qriocity subscribers of an attack on the company's network.
Oddworld creator Lorne Lanning accused EA of "Sabotaging" his studio's game, Stranger's Wrath, in a conversation with Eurogamer. Lanning says that the publisher, by not marketing the game properly, condemned it to failure. "It was sabotaged. When you see a big game coming out, just ask what the marketing budget is. If…
In an interview with MCVUK, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot lamented the lack of new development platforms, going so far as to blame the lack of new home consoles for the entire industry's fiscal shortcomings. In the interview, Guillemot claims that Ubisoft has developed fewer new IPs of late because there is no more room…
During an interview with Fortune Magazine, SCEA's charming CEO Jack Tretton discussed the company's business strategies...and then indulged in some nasty smack talk.
Volition, the team behind upcoming THQ games Saints Row: The Third and Red Faction: Armageddon, is still in the business of making their games for the PC, without worrying about the platform's rampant piracy problems. "I don't think [piracy] is something at the forefront for us," Volition studio manager Eric Barker…