Our latest GiN Columnist Junae Benne talks with people around the game industry about minority representation in videogames, and the creative content rooms where games are developed and made. She finds an industry in transition, with a long way to go.
Business is booming for online gaming networks and equipment retailers during the COVID-19 lockdown, but spikes in usage also create challenges. We interview some leading game platform providers to see how they and their users are dealing with increased demand.
Like any fan of horror gaming, our online editor loves Halloween. But what was once a beautifully frightening creature, those walking corpses known as zombies, have become a bit overused and dull in games today. Check out some other scary creatures that could amp up our frightening fun.
Fire Emblem: Three Houses is the sixteenth game in the popular tactical RPG franchise, so it was a surprise to many that so much has changed. We dive into the changes the developers made, and why this is one of the best RPGs of all time for Nintendo.
Capcom has finally announced the details of the Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1+2 releases, and yet again Switch owners are getting the short end of the stick with no physical release of the second collection. Despite the second collection getting a physical release in Japan.
The nominations are in. There were some close calls, but the top nominees in each category are ready for you to vote on. Which games deserve to be crowned as the best of the best that 2018 had to offer? That is completely up to you. May the best games win!
This year at Awesome Con there was the debut of Future Con where attendees learned from scientists and engineers about their work in studying our planet, solar system, and cosmos. One talk was by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on research and missions involving Space Lasers. Here I present an informative article from that panel and information on the upcoming total solar eclipse.
Billy has some interesting insights about Final Fantasy IX, and why, if you really look at the plot, it may have one of the saddest endings of any game ever created – even if the characters don’t even know it.
Thanks to everyone who nominated games for the 2015 GiN Games of the Year contest! We counted and compiled, and now present to you – as chosen by you – the top nominees in each category. Who will win? It’s all up to you. Come and choose the games of the year!
The year 2015 has come to a close and Billy is finally ready to report in on his New Year’s Resolution from the past year. Did he succeed in clearing 25 games from his backlog, or did it go the way of every other new Year’s Resolution ever made?