We’ve all been there, anxiously jumping into a game that everyone proclaims to love, only to find an experience that for whatever reason, we didn’t really enjoy. Todd lists his top five games that were critically acclaimed, beloved by all, but that he just couldn’t enjoy.
Video games are being celebrated at London’s V&A museum, in a show that looks at the creativity behind big titles, as well as exploring the culture of games and the ideas they express.
GiN Editor Neal Sayatovich had just returned from covering an eSports event in Ohio when he learned about the terrible shooting deaths of gamers at a tournament in Florida. He talks about what must be done to ensure that both players and spectators can safely enjoy eSports in the future.
NASCAR exclusive eSports partner for simulation-style titles, 704 Games, announced NASCAR Heat Champions: Road to Miami, a weekly eSports competition in the upcoming video game NASCAR Heat 3, with a $500,000 top prize.
There have been some naysayers who criticize the new Xbox One X pay as you go program, but Todd breaks down the various scenarios and finds that no matter how you slice it, such a program is going to save gamers money, and provide more choices for console buying.
GiN had reporter Neal Sayatovich on the ground at the Call of Duty World League Finals. He was able to witness history in the making, with records set and broken, and underdogs nobody thought had a chance taking home the biggest prize.
The new Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay video offers a first look at how this sequel is really shaping up. Chella takes a look and is struck by the introduction of player choice, in a world that offers lots of room for shades of moral grey.
Showcasing mastery in Call of Duty: WWII, Evil Geniuses was able to fend off opponents Team Kaliber to take majority stake in the event’s $1.5 million prize pool as part of the overall $4.2 million season prize, the largest in Call of Duty Esports history.
Hargosh explains why some of his reviews are taking longer to write these days, and laments the fact that some other professional reviewers working at other sites have taken to cutting and pasting reviews when they should be spending more time playing the games.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the next adventure for Lara Croft, but this is a series that’s steeped in colonialism and the idea of the white saviour. Chella looks at gameplay videos for the new game and worries that this problem isn’t going away any time soon.