It was today that this bizarre adventure hit North American shelves and entered our dreams and nightmares with its punishing difficulty and unique take on fast-paced puzzle solving.
Remedy Entertainment released the first Max Payne game on July 23, sparking the innovation of a new and popular style of game and the beginning of one of the best action-noir stories ever made.
They give us some of the most memorable and iconic characters and relationships in the industry. These are the 10 best brothers in video games.
It's the dead of summer, and it's hot enough outside to cook an English breakfast on the sidewalk. You just want to cool off, but the local pool has four screaming children and four gallons of urine for every one gallon of actual H20. How's someone supposed to keep cool in such blazing circumstances? Why not try a refreshing video game water level?
It was on this day in particular that F-Zero X was released on the Nintendo 64, bringing unparalleled speed and smoothness to the racing genre.
The original Hang-On arcade was one such game that brought new attention to the motion control concept and made the idea exciting again back in 1985.
I’ve always been fascinated by strategy games. I’ve never been particularly good at them, enough to get by, but I’ve enjoyed my time with older titles like Command and Conquer, Starcraft, and Age of Empires II. Crush Your Enemies claims to harken back to the time when these games were more popular but misses the mark on many levels. There’s no base building, no expansive maps, and no real strategy from what I can see. In fact, it’s more of a barbarian themed puzzle game.
It was on this day in 1990 that North America invited the original Final Fantasy onto its shelves and gave us the first taste of what would be a long and bountiful series.
Monster Hunter Generations was formed from a simple idea: take a few elements from each of the previous Monster Hunter games, slap in a few new tweaks for good measure, and out comes a brand new game.
Though it’s never a good sign, Development Hell doesn’t have to mean cancellation or failure. After all, it was after an 11 year cycle that we received the groundbreaking Prey on this day in 2006.