aster egg is a common term in gaming, used to describe an in-game joke by the programmers. Around Easter, though, some gamers get really creative and give the term a whole new meaningread more
It’s no secret that our beloved medium has received a lot of negative attention because of violence. Even though Grand Theft Auto may not cause school shootings, we must still control what kind of content young children are exposed to. Let’s take a look at 5 kid-friendly games to get your kids into our favorite pastime.
EA has given word that Battlefield 4's Naval Strike DLC is now rolling out to non-Premium players. Is it worth enlisting?read more
Most video game fan art looks to the past to recall nostalgic emotions related to childhood franchises, but this piece looks to the present uniting a huge collection of indie game characters.read more
Ted Timmins, who led development of Fable Heroes and Fable Anniversary, is leaving Lionhead Studios. He shared the news with fans on Twitter, but has not yet shared what he’ll be doing next.read more
Sony’s most recently closed fiscal year (ended March 31, 2014) was a financially trying one for the company. In February, the company warned of a $ 1.1 billion loss for the period, which was followed by layoffs and closures in the United States and abroad (including the profitable games division).read more
Each year when I explore the show floor at GDC, I always try to check the IGF finalist section. Some of the games the show has featured have already made names for themselves, such as Don't Starve, Device 6, and Papers, Please, but it also provides a chance to get a peek behind the curtain at games that developers are currently working on.read more
If you worked out only half of your body, you wouldn’t merely look ridiculous; you'd also only be as strong as your weakest half. This was my experience with Age of Wonders III, which is essentially two games in one. A series of turn-based wars have you managing a variety of units across the battlefield, and a 4X strategy layer lets you govern the cities within your kingdom, build your war machine, and manage your population’s happiness. While the war strategy is strong and full of interesting tactical choices, the empire simulation is less interesting and more repetitive. Age of Wonders III’s uneven strengths ultimately make it weaker in the long run.read more