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Black and white and bonkers all over: You should be playing Inversus

Black and white and bonkers all over: You should be playing Inversus And it doesn’t take long to start getting intense about Inversus matches, especially when you’re sitting right next to the other players.But I had just as much fun going it alone in Arcade mode.

The 7 most infuriating taunts in gaming history

The 7 most infuriating taunts in gaming history Some of the best moments in games are about immersion, pulling players into a fictional world where they can project themselves into the characters.That's why it's infuriating when that immersion ends abruptly when an obnoxious character speaks up to ruin the mood.

9 healing items that would definitely kill you in real life

9 healing items that would definitely kill you in real life If you're a guest in someone else's home, don't go through all their drawers looking for money.If you see a turtle, don't stomp on it.

FutureGrind revs up with a colorful twist on arcade racing

FutureGrind revs up with a colorful twist on arcade racing But where Trials is all mechanical, feathering the throttle and controlling balance, FutureGrind adds a new color-matching mechanic that’s downright diabolical.But just like Trials before it, FutureGrind creates that compulsion to try just one more time.

8 of the most common names in video games - and what they mean

8 of the most common names in video games - and what they mean Whether this name has any significance with the names of the characters who use them - well, you might be surprised.He's even got a brass knuckle that says "I Heart God" on it.

Gaming's most overly elaborate evil schemes

Gaming's most overly elaborate evil schemes But we do know that these are some of the most baffling examples of evil schemes we’ve ever seen.Given that Kor has no need of older-Jak’s services, why not just swallow the pixie-eared one whole?

Affordable gifts for the gamers on your list

Affordable gifts for the gamers on your list It's the home stretch of the holidays, and those gifts aren't going to buy themselves.But here's some good news: if you're in a scramble to find a present that'll delight the gamer(s) in your life, you've come to the right place.

6 games that do death differently

6 games that do death differently Most of us stop short of claiming we died during our travels, but video game protagonists have a habit of trading in extremes.When they describe their adventures after the fact, they'll detail their own demise before remembering that they're very much alive, and none of that actually happened.

The best gaming chairs

The best gaming chairs Sometimes just the basic couch or recliner just doesn't cut it when it comes to gaming.You want your gaming chair to be comfortable, supportive and maybe have a few extra gaming-centric features on it.

9 awesome video game guns that don't kill

9 awesome video game guns that don't kill Love 'em or hate 'em, it's simple fact that guns facilitate violence.Our so-called "heroes" have probably put more bullets in living bodies than there are drops of rain during a thunderstorm.

Game tie-ins that radically changed the plots of their films

Game tie-ins that radically changed the plots of their films The owners of the 007 franchise waited 15 years to create a video game version that delivered boating lessons.The unregulated wild-west landscape of early gaming gave rise to a few skeletons that continue to haunt the video game closet.

The 11 most feeble character motives in video games

The 11 most feeble character motives in video games So often we get riled up when video games get unfairly accused of having lacklustre plots, sub-par characters and more.Yeah, I get it: Conker's Bad Fur Day is mocking other games with so-called 'excuse plots'.

The most awesome games (if you never push start)

The most awesome games (if you never push start) If you hit that button too fast, you might miss out on the game’s most awesome quirks - the start screen idle animations.If you’ve got to the start screen, you’ve already bought the game and definitely want to start playing straight away.

10 bizarre things that gaming characters do all the time

10 bizarre things that gaming characters do all the time Treasure chests are like the ATMs of the gaming world--they're a good way to get quick cash, and sometimes there's one on practically every corner.Heck, at least one person is collecting these things--how is that not unsettling?

8 games that got real-life places wrong

8 games that got real-life places wrong Doing research for video games is not an easy job, especially when it comes to creating the game's setting out of a real-life place.Getting it right becomes even trickier when the devs have never been to the place where the game is set.

Pac-Man Championship Edition is an electrifying reinvention of a classic and fine farewell from Pac’s creator

Pac-Man Championship Edition is an electrifying reinvention of a classic and fine farewell from Pac’s creator In the original Pac-Man you control the eponymous quaffer in a fixed maze filled with dots, power pills and four ghosts.Yet there’s an intriguing strain of minimalism that makes Pac-Man CE, above all, an exercise in refinement.

Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 Announced For Arcade, PS4, PS3, And PC; Baiken And Answer Revealed

Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 Announced For Arcade, PS4, PS3, And PC; Baiken And Answer Revealed During the Arc System Works Fighting Game Award 2016, the developers revealed Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 for a Spring 2017 release in Japan.Here’s a look at trailer for Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, featuring introductions for Baiken and Answer: In addition to Baiken and Answer being added as new playable characters, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 will provide an adjustment balance and new moves for all characters.