Modern game developers have the luxury of having nearly infinite computing power at their fingertips. If they want to include something in a game, the technology exists to do it.
Gamers can be a fickle bunch. We’re passionate about our hobby. We love it. That’s why you get shouting matches over Xbox Live and pelvic thrusting taunts in Uncharted 3 Mulitplayer. When we do well, we want to shout it loud into the nearest microphone. But, some of us aren’t very graceful at losing or keeping our hobby under control. Hence this list of the Funniest Video Game Temper Tantrums.
Mario. Link. Samus. Snake. 10 Forgotten Retro Heroes? Not a chance. They're heroes who appear in game after game after game, appeasing a public eternally hungry for their adventures.
Ah, the arcade. That one place where kids growing up in the '80s could stay for hours on end every day of the week playing the 10 Best Classic Arcade Games.
One of the things that sets most video games apart from other types of media is that they can be "beaten" -- they have an end, and it's up to you to reach it. Many games will go all out with their endings, showering the player with praise, giving them a manly nod of approval, and maybe even giving them a sensual oil massage
Game limbo is that mystical realm in the video game industry where none but the bravest and best-equipped titles escape, like these 10 Most Anticipated Games Stuck in Development Hell. It is a place where rumor and uncertainty run rampant, but hope still remains
In 2006, TriStar finally wizened up and developed a film based on Konami's horror classic Silent Hill. Written by former inmate and 'Pulp Fiction' co-screenwriter Roger Avary, 'Silent Hill' was actually not a bad adaptation of a video game. Shot in Centralia, PA, where an underground mine fire has been burning since 1962, 'Silent Hill' may have spent a little too much time pontificating the arcane, but it sure did look pretty. We're looking back to see how the cast has been doing since surviving the terrors in the town of Silent Hill.
It's like Stallone in Judge Dredd, or Keanu Reeves as Jonathan Harker in Dracula - everything else about the entire title effectively works, but its main character just keeps ruining your experience the more and more you see them.
If one desires to descend into villainy, typically one must also lack a certain level of sanity. In short, most villains, like our 10 Most Psychotic Video Game Villainesses, be crazy, yo.
Just because the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are the hot new thing sucking up all the attention in the gaming community doesn't mean their predecessors should be so easily forgotten. Nor will they be. The PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii offered us years of entertainment. In fact, many of the games released during the last generation inspired and informed what we'll be seeing from developers on next-gen systems. Here then are the games that defined the last seven years of gaming, or as we like to call them, the Greatest Games of Last Generation.