A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

The past few years produced a huge amount of great games and a surprisingly decent amount of them have well-developed characters that are hard to forget. And, of course, some of them look really attractive. » 5/03/13 6:30pm 5/03/13 6:30pm

One Way Video Games Are Like Prison

Over at Grantland, the occasionally notorious but always thoughtful writer Tom Bissell has weighed in on The Witcher 2. He is… not impressed. In fact, after 6 hours with the game, he decided he'd seen enough. » 5/02/12 8:30pm 5/02/12 8:30pm

Why Is Skyrim's World Better Than Amalur's? (And Other Burning RPG…

For today's Burning Questions, Kirk and Jason tackle Fantasy lore. Why are some game worlds believable and interesting while others are boring and rote? What makes "dark fantasy" "dark"? When does that moment come in an RPG when you say, "Okay, I'm into this"? » 4/24/12 8:00pm 4/24/12 8:00pm

Before You Start... Tips For Playing The Witcher 2 The Best Way

Today marks the release of The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition on both Xbox 360 and PC. Sure, those of us with a powerful gaming PC probably played through this game one or more times. But everyone who picks it up on the Xbox will be playing it for the first time. » 4/17/12 6:00pm 4/17/12 6:00pm

The Witcher 2's Xbox Enhancements Include a New Euphemism For Sex

Perhaps you have heard that The Witcher 2 is really good? Because you know what, it really is! » 3/16/12 9:15pm 3/16/12 9:15pm

Do you get it? Is it clear? Warner Brothers and CD Projekt would like you to know that the 360 version will contain all of the as its PC version did. Oh, goody.