16 Video Games That Almost Got A Perfect 100 On Metacritic

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Favorite 16 Video Games That Almost Got A Perfect 100 On Metacritic   Metacritic aggregates scores from critics all around the world, along with some commentary – also completely subjective – on why they may have gotten so much praise from the most well known game outlets in the world. While no game as been 100% […]

Gamers On Reddit Share The Tiny In-Game Details That Blew Their Minds

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Favorite Everything in a videogame is deliberately made. Each asset, animation, and line of dialouge was created in the hopes that someone, ANYONE would take notice and feel immersed in the world/story/gameplay just a little bit further. Over on r/askreddit, one thread has the largest internet discussion community sharing their favorite little details that blew […]

15 Most Unfairly Hard Fighting Game Bosses

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Favorite It might seem like a bizarre notion, but video game difficulty used to be decided by real life economics. The term “Nintendo Hard” refers to the brutal difficulty of some of the classic games in the NES library, such as Contra, Castlevania, and Battletoads. The reason these games were so difficult was due to […]

The 18 Most Shocking Video Game Moments Of All Time

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Favorite Video games have a unique advantage when it comes to storytelling. They put you in the center of the experience like no other medium. Hollywood can throw bigger screens, bigger speakers, 3D and moving seats at us all they want, but they’re not going to reach the level of interactivity that video games offer. […]

15 Best Trailers And Demos From Gamescom 2016

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Favorite E3 is considered by many to be the most noteworthy video games expo of the year for its press conference and major news announcements, but it may not remain king of the mountain forever. Gamescom has been growing year to year because, unlike E3, the Cologne, Germany-based expo is open to the public, giving the average fan […]

GOLDENEYE 007, THE BELOVED NINTENDO 64 FIRST-PERSON SHOOTER, HAS BEEN RECREATED IN HIGH-DEFINITION GLORY BY FANS

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Favorite The mod, known as GoldenEye: Source, received its first update in more than three years this week. It’s free to download and it features 25 recreated maps, 10 different multiplayer modes, and redesigned versions of the original game’s 28 weapons. It was created using Valve’s Source engine. So it’s a massive step up in both […]

No Man’s Sky – All Spaghetti Sauce, No Meatballs

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Favorite No Man’s Sky is an almost impossibly huge game, an entire virtual universe filled with 18 quintillion planets, each one different from the next thanks to the powers of procedural generation.  But what is the purpose of the game? Favorite

The 9 Scariest Video Games Of All Time

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Favorite The other day, I was having a philosophical discussion with a friend about the horror genre, and he argued that it was an art form predicated on people who assert their dominance in an ultimately negative way. “I don’t like being scared!” he said. “Why would I want someone to do something I don’t […]

The 7 Best Plot Twists In Video Games

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Favorite In storytelling, the element of surprise is an effective one, often rendered as big and boldplot twists. In video games, these moments of hard reveals are made even more effective because they involve you, the player, in their emotional culpability. Here, then, are several games which made us stand up and throw our controllers […]

9 Video Games That Are Earnestly Funny

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Favorite 9 Video Games That Are Earnestly Funny When it comes to video games, several iconic sounds spring to mind. The “ba-ding!” of a coin from Mario. The “pchew” of a silenced pistol from Goldeneye. The “thwump, fizzz, Mikey!” of Mikey spilling your glass of Mountain Dew onto your wireless Gamecube controller. Is that last […]

7 VIDEO GAMES WHERE YOU CAN BE THE BAD GUY

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Favorite Plenty of video games have us playing the hero and saving the day, but every now and then, we enjoy taking off our goody two shoes. There are a few titles that let us tap into our base need for violence while disregarding the sanctity of life and all that is good, and this […]

5 Games That Revolutionized Being Creepy

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Favorite There doesn’t seem to be any shortage of pants-wettingly terrifying games out there, so we’re going to tell you about some more of them! This time, we’re talking about the originators; the games that broke the mold in terms of breaking your brain. Here are five video games that revolutionized being downright creepy.   Twisted Metal: Black […]

5 BIZARRE NIGHTMARE SEQUENCES IN VIDEO GAMES

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Favorite We’ve been talking a lot about how weird video games are/have gotten, but there’s always plenty more weirdness to discuss! Video games are already rife with delicious weirdness, but how about adding a whole new wacky layer to that dip by throwing in dream sequences? Here are five of the most insane nightmare/dream sequences […]

9 VIDEO GAMES THAT KILLED PEOPLE IN REAL LIFE

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Favorite Marauding space aliens, corrupt government operatives, and laser-shooting skeletons aren’t the true dangers that lurk within your favorite video games. No, what you really need to be worried about are blood clots, a lack of movement, and a vulnerability to game-induced psychosis. An observer might see you sitting immobile on a couch or in […]

13 Ways Gaming Makes You A Better Person

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Favorite Apparently, video games are not just a stress reliever, they also have plenty of other benefits. Of course, different games have different benefits. Tetris, for example, can increase grey matter and strategy games can increase mental flexibility. See what other perks of gaming are. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 […]