You start up a game. Before you can make it to a start screen or main menu you're barraged by a series of loud swooshy logos and copyright text you don't read. This is the modern hell of video games in which we live.
The Deer God doesn't hold your hand, or tell you what to do. It can be a struggle, but it's all worth it when you're shooting fire out your antlers.
Sometimes hitting things with a hammer is just so cathartic.
Rollers of the Realm is a pinball/RPG hybrid. It's also the type of pinball game I've wanted for a long time.
Saying a game isn't actually a "game" has become the quick and easy way to deride games we don't like or understand. It's easy to boil down the key concepts of a game and make them sound bad.
No matter how hard you try, pleading with the Xenomorph in Alien: Isolation just doesn't work. The alien (much like a cat) just does what it wants, despite what you tell it to do. But the androids? They should really know better.
Look, I'm not a cop. I'd have to tell you if I were a cop, but I'm totally not a cop. Garry Copman, on the other hand, is a fully-fledged police officer. His duties include giving out tickets for minor infractions of the law—small things like broken tail-lights, expired licenses and vehicles illegally parked in the…
We all loved Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The controls took some getting used to, but that was part of its undeniable charm. Shadow Puppeteer controls similarly, but what starts off as a serene puzzle game soon turns into a brain aneurysm.
An unsolved video game murder is just a terrible thing. Using everything I've ever learnt from years of watching CSI, I took on Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments. There was no way Sherlock Holmes, a fictional man of the past could conceivably outsmart me. But would I be able to outsmart crime itself?
Sonic the Hedgehog is driven to one thing in life — to go fast. But can the power of Sonic make a normal man run faster than light rail?
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I did not expect to be playing Resogun in the summer of 2014. I thought I was done with it. I was wrong. The new $5 Resogun Heroes expansion for the PS4 launch game has a great new mode with it, a mode that has taken over my gaming life. Watch the video above for details.
Today's gaming highlights: A Saving Private Ryan-style helicopter kill, a League of Legends pentakill, a tragic shot to the toe, and more!
Rainbow Six fans were probably excited when the newest game was revealed at E3, but the players in the video they used sounded so scripted it, it sounded a bit ridiculous. Luckily, someone has posted video from the show floor featuring realistic gameplay.
Bananasaurus Rex has apparently moved on from Spelunky, with this amazing Dark Souls 2 speedrun. Which I'm sure someone will top shortly.
One of the magical things about video games is how they can let you experience a life you've never known. Like being a sentient animated tree!
At the end of each round of Titanfall, the losing team has to get to the evacuation ship and escape, while still being chased by the enemy team. The safest way to do it? Eject straight from your titan into the ship as it warps away.
Redditor Trandalfiz found this ambulance driver in Watch Dogs who either really shouldn't have a license, or just can't deal with Aiden Pearce anymore.