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Seven Different Types Of Horrible Video Game Dialogue

Dialogue is a tricky thing to pull off in a video game. It’s already more difficult to suspend disbelief over a video game character, and once you put words into that character’s mouth, it becomes that much more challenging. Few writers have the know-how to script lines and make them feel authentic. But then again,… »8/15/15 2:52pm8/15/15 2:52pm

The Nostalgia Nerds Who Rescue Old Games From Oblivion

Do you remember the first computer game you played? What about the first program you downloaded? Unless you've just emerged Brendan-Fraser-in-Encino Man-style from the earth, wholly unaware of computers (in which case, I have several questions for you), your early digital distractions are probably years, if not… »11/21/14 11:54am11/21/14 11:54am

A Retro Video Game Exhibit To Make Your Inner Collector Green With Envy

At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, the Videogame History Museum has a cool exhibit set up showcasing old and rare video games and video-game collectibles. The VGHM tends to turn up at events like GDC and E3, and it's always fun to go through their exhibit and check out the most interesting, obscure… »3/25/13 8:30pm3/25/13 8:30pm