16 Video Games That Almost Got A Perfect 100 On Metacritic

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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% universally […]

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

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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 you […]

15 Most Unfairly Hard Fighting Game Bosses

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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 […]

The 18 Most Shocking Video Game Moments Of All Time

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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. As […]

15 Best Trailers And Demos From Gamescom 2016

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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 their […]

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

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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 visuals […]

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

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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?

The 9 Scariest Video Games Of All Time

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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 like?” […]

The 7 Best Plot Twists In Video Games

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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 in […]

9 Video Games That Are Earnestly Funny

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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 one […]

7 VIDEO GAMES WHERE YOU CAN BE THE BAD GUY

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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 feature […]

5 Games That Revolutionized Being Creepy

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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 (source) […]

5 BIZARRE NIGHTMARE SEQUENCES IN VIDEO GAMES

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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 in […]

9 VIDEO GAMES THAT KILLED PEOPLE IN REAL LIFE

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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 an […]

13 Ways Gaming Makes You A Better Person

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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 11 […]

10 Over-Hyped Games That Ended Up Being Terrible

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Nothing’s worse than spending $60 of your hard-earned cash on a new game, unwrapping the plastic, and throwing it in your console, only to be extremely disappointed with the product. Undoubtedly, we’ve all been burnt by the video game industry at one point or another. Publishers and developers over-hype their games, making bold promises, and […]

THE 22 GREATEST N64 GAMES

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THE 22 GREATEST N64 GAMES 2016 marks an age-defining milestone for gamers: the Nintendo 64 console is nearly 20 years old. Released in Japan in late 1996 — and here in the States in early ’97 — the N64 remains one of the most beloved home consoles to date, having led the charge in 3D […]

13 Oddly Satisfying Videogame GIFs To Melt Away Your Stress

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Get ready to be in a better mood, because these GIFs are basically antidepressants. 1. taringa 2. tribalwar 3. onedio 4. aminoapps 5. ffffound 6. pinterest 7. pokeperlers 8. tumblr 9. fbider 10. LucidFaia 11. zeitgeist.photo 12. RespectMyAuthoriteh 13. chrono1465 Source

8 Video Game Records That Will Never Be Broken

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The King of Kong documentary proves that video game scores, and mullets, are a very serious business. Everyone is out to set a new speedrun record or high score, so it’s hard to keep up sometimes. You can play Kickle Cubicle until your thumbs are as thick as your neck and never come close to […]

32 PICS THAT TRUE GAMERS WILL LOVE

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11 Games That Every Fighting Game Fan Needs This Year

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Capcom/NeatherRealm It’s a flawless time to be a fighter. Not only have several long-awaited games and expansions dropped in the last few months, competitive fighting games are growing quickly on Twitch and YouTube. Even if you don’t end up buying all these games, you can easily watch them at one of the major competetive tournaments […]

5 Highly Anticipated Games That Ended Up Being Terrible

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We aren’t a very patient people, are we? As soon as a dope piece of pop culture is announced, a big glowing countdown clock starts and we can’t hold our horses long enough! This is especially true in the world of gaming, where development cycles can be long and arduous and beget a metric sh*t-ton of […]

Top 10 Video Game Plot Twists You Never Saw Coming

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Video games haven’t always been known for telling great stories, yet the world of gaming has steadily evolved into a dominating art form which now appeals to a much wider audience. In the beginning, we had games like Pong and Super Mario Bros; although those are fantastic and timeless titles, the story just isn’t there, […]

The 15 Hottest Video Game Cosplays

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Cosplay is a combination of the words costume and play, and involves people wearing costumes of movie, TV, anime, comic book and video game characters. Over the years, the number of people cosplaying has grown so exponentially, that cosplay has become a pop-culture phenomenon in its own right. Some people, thanks to their cosplay skills, […]

Top 20 Open World Games Coming 2016

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It’s 2016 and open world games are all the rage these days. Here are some of the best and brightest free-roaming games out this year across the PC, Wii U, Xbox One and PS4. Top 20 Open World Games Coming 2016 Source

10 Most Shocking Video Game Scenes Of All Time

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Warning: SPOILERS!!!!   10 Most Shocking Video Game Scenes Of All Time

Top 10 Worst Superhero Video Games

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Superhero games have improved significantly in recent years, but that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been a few, or more than a few, duds along the way. Top 10 Worst Superhero Video Games Source

The 6 Best Video Games From The DC Universe

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When video games are based on a preexisting property, they tend to suck. Think about how many terrible games exist. And DC in particular seems to struggle — Superman 64 is often considered one of the worst games ever. There are countless failed Batman games. And who could forget that awful Aquaman game? It’s not all doom and gloom, though. […]

10 Nintendo 64 Games That Defined Your Childhood

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When the Nintendo 64 hit the stores, gaming was changed forever. It quickly evolved from short plays of enjoyment to weekend-long sessions of exploration, domination and destruction (sometimes in frustration). But some titles were more than a game; they defined our childhood in ways people, places and education couldn’t. With the launch of the N64, […]

Lemmy Gets A Badass GTA V Tribute

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Tributes were flowing in for Motörhead’s recently deceased frontman Lemmy Kilmister, and now he’ll be immortalized as a GTA V mod. Download the Mod here: http://gtaforums.com/topic/837622-vre… Lemmy Gets A Badass GTA V Tribute