Football teams are busy training for the season and the new Madden game is inducing “the flu” in offices everywhere. It must be football season. We pitch the pigskin this week in the lounge.
The quintessential grand strategy game of World War II is getting a makeover with the release of Hearts of Iron III. We chat with the team who created HOI3 to find out what surprises they have in store for us.
A recent report written by a 15-year old Morgan Stanley intern is stirring up the industry, and has some people questioning the fate of PC gaming. We attack the issue from all angles.
You’ve played them. You love them. From Guitar Hero to Lips to the upcoming Beatles Rock Band game, it's all about music, rhythm and screaming fans this week in the lounge.
Gather your steel and arm yourselves quickly this week as The GiN Lounge crew goes on a quest to explore the history of role-playing games and their sometimes rocky transformation to computers and consoles.
This week The GiN Lounge is all about the economy. Our financial reporter examines how we got into this sorry state, what parts of the game industry are actually thriving, and when we might see light at the end of the long, dark tunnel.
Does sex belong in video games? Titles like Mass Effect would seem to suggest it’s possible to do well, while others like The Witcher and Saints Row 2 take a different path. It’s all about sex this week in the lounge.
War games have been around as long as war itself, although only recently have realistic computer games been able to fully simulate the battlefield. But is it right for developers to turn war into entertainment?
The E3 Expo returns to L.A. this week in an attempt to regain some measure of its former glory. But is E3 even relevant anymore? We relive E3’s past splendor, and speculate on the show’s somewhat uncertain future.
Some people love them, others hate them. And many fear them. But they’re a staple of the industry, and are here to stay. The GiN Lounge crew noodle out what it means to be a perfect puzzle game this week. And you might be surprised.