Quick question: You have one of the hottest toys of an entire holiday season and the thing is flying off store shelves so fast that you can’t keep up, resulting in an even hotter resale/eBay market? What do you do?
Considering hatching Pokemon eggs is one of the key parts of the Pokemon Go mobile augmented reality game, it seemed obvious that there would be some sort of special event for Easter, right? After all, the holiday is typically associated with children having egg hunts, so it all makes sense.
EA was set to unveil the first trailer for Star Wars Battlefront 2 at Star Wars Celebration 2017 on April 15, but it’s made its way online early.
3D platformers were once one of the most popular genres in gaming, but they have undoubtedly fallen out of vogue over the last decade or so. Although Nintendo is still doing its best to keep the genre alive with its routinely excellent 3D Mario titles, most developers and publishers long ago abandoned mascot platformers in favor of more “mature” fare like action-adventure and first-person shooter games. Still, for anyone who grew up gaming in the PS1/N64 era, it’s hard not to feel a pang of nostalgia for the glory days of platforming games, as the genre is a shadow of its former self these days.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End was one of the best games of 2016 and while it will be a while before we see another full Uncharted experience again, we at least have an all new chapter in the popular PlayStation series just on the horizon to tide us over.
Think the video game industry is all fun and games? Think again. Video games have been the subject of some very monumental lawsuits over the years, and issues involving developers, characters, controversies, and merchandise have tied up courts around the world and resulted in multi-million dollar judgments and settlements. And nobody in the video game world seems to be safe. Everyone from Pac-Man to Donkey Kong has been dragged into ugly legal battles over the years. Here is a list of 11 video games that resulted in major lawsuits.
The internal specs for Microsoft’s Xbox One upgrade — Project Scorpio — have finally been revealed and it looks like Sony will no longer be able to claim they have the most powerful gaming console on the market.
April Fool’s Day is a silly time on the internet, where everything is strange and nothing is to be believed. Wait, that pretty much makes it like every other day on the internet. Whatever. Moving on.
“Games aren’t what they used to be.” This is a sentiment that pops up again and again among those who grew up playing games in the 80s and 90s and in many ways, it’s true. Video games have definitely changed a lot over the years, to the point where it’s hard to believe that the same studio that created Crash Bandicoot also delivered something like The Last of Us.
Gaming with friends is always tremendous fun and offers a change of pace from going solo. While the majority of multiplayer gaming is competitive, playing in a cooperative fashion, working toward the same goal is rewarding and immensely enjoyable. The idea of split-screen cooperative gaming is slowly dying out as the couch co-op genre has implemented online modes to replace this feature. However, nothing beats sitting down in the same room as your friends to tackle a game together. The following are the 10 best cooperative games to play in split-screen on the same television.