With offensive scandals last year surrounding game ads for titles like Hitman and Tomb Raider, you would think the industry learned some lessons. Wrong. Enter Torso-gate for Dead Island: Riptide.
Left alone in the lounge while everyone else covers the PS4 announcement, Breeden does his best to muddle through the show this week, talking about the nominees for Game of the Year.
Industry standard THQ is no more. Most of its game properties have scattered and been sold off to other companies. It’s had its last rodeo. So, as a post-mortem, what the heck went so wrong?
Although the Piston shown at CES wasn’t the enigmatic Steambox, because everyone thought it was, Valve had to come clean about their future plans. Are you ready for PC gaming, on your TV?
It’s safe to say that 2012 was a banner year for gaming, with plenty of AAA titles tearing it up, and lots of surprises from indy developers as well. But it’s almost time to declare some overall winners.
Gamers are experiencing something unique and cool this holiday season. Most of the top games are already on sale. From Borderlands 2 to Halo 4, Call of Duty to Hitman, the gifts came early.
Two of the game’s biggest fans reluctantly say goodbye to City of Heroes. Despite desperate pleas from players, NC Soft will close the heroic city for good on November 30.
It’s getting scary out there. This is the time of year when ghosts and goblins come out to play, and the gang talks about horror games. Be afraid this week in the GiN Lounge.
Obviously the economy is still struggling, and the game industry is no different, but there have been some very encouraging signs lately. Could we be back to normal by 2014?
Developers are increasingly ditching their publishers and instead taking their games directly to players as independent studios. Today, with so many success stories, more will surly follow.