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Guest Column: Why Are Games So Nostalgic?

Guest Column: Why Are Games So Nostalgic? And it goes without saying (as I say it) that good games are still being made today.Not just because they're good but because they were good when we needed them.

Natalie Dormer reveals what it's like to become a video game character

Natalie Dormer reveals what it's like to become a video game character This isn't the first time Natalie Dormer's voiced a video game character, but it's definitely the first time she's voiced a blue, inter-galactic space doctor.Dormer, who's previously starred as Margaery Tyrell in Game of Thrones, was announced as one of the main characters in the video game Mass Effect: Andromeda on Thursday.

Nintendo Switch won’t support Virtual Console games at launch

Nintendo Switch won’t support Virtual Console games at launch The Nintendo Switch will support a library of classic games through the Virtual Console, giving players the opportunity to play titles from the NES, SNES, and possibly even the GameCube, but the feature is apparently not going to be ready on March 3.Any funds users previously had in their Nintendo Accounts’ wallets will also be accessible on the Switch right away, provided that they have linked their Nintendo Account and Nintendo Network ID.

NES Classic Edition mods are unlocking its power as a universal gaming emulator

NES Classic Edition mods are unlocking its power as a universal gaming emulator The NES Classic Edition was a hot gift over the holidays — Nintendo couldn’t make them fast enough to meet demand.In the case of the NES Classic Edition, it’s fast becoming the gaming emulator of your dreams.

How a rugged smartphone case helps X Games athletes train better

How a rugged smartphone case helps X Games athletes train better For instance, GoPro, Jeep, and Monster Energy all seem like a natural fit for the X Games audience, and even Polaris, Harley Davidson, and AT&T don’t seem especially out of place.Recently we had a chance to chat with a number of those athletes while attending X Games Aspen.

‘Prey’ Mimic Madness trailer showcases playable coffee cups, toilet paper rolls

‘Prey’ Mimic Madness trailer showcases playable coffee cups, toilet paper rolls The latest trailer for its upcoming first-person shooter Prey focuses on the game’s “mimic” mechanics, which allow players to assume the form of everyday objects like coffee cups, snack foods, and one well-traveled banana.“You can build them around being good with weapons or being good with stealth,” Bare said.

Kojima hints at the unique gameplay of 'Death Stranding' in new interview

Kojima hints at the unique gameplay of 'Death Stranding' in new interview More: The 20 best PlayStation 4 games you can buy right now Kojima debuted his next project Death Stranding at E3 2016.Here is what we know so far about Death Stranding, and the direction the game might be heading.

So long, Irrational Games — Ghost Story emerges with a new project in the works

So long, Irrational Games — Ghost Story emerges with a new project in the works Back in February 2014, about a year after the release of BioShock Infinite, development studio Irrational Games went through some big changes.Now, almost three years later, Irrational Games has adopted a new name with a new concept of storytelling.

Guest Column: Why Are We So Nostalgic About Games?

Guest Column: Why Are We So Nostalgic About Games? And it goes without saying (as I say it) that good games are still being made today.Not just because they're good but because they were good when we needed them.

George Ziets Interview, Part One

George Ziets Interview, Part One Forbes has started to crank out a four-part interview with veteran RPG designer George Ziets, and while Torment: Tides of Numenera is the primary topic of conversation, we hear about George's writing career in video games as a whole and even catch some preliminary info on his contributions to Wasteland 3.In ,

Leonard Boyarsky Talk: A Life in Video Games

Leonard Boyarsky Talk: A Life in Video Games Leonard Boyarsky, who worked at Interplay Entertainment, Troika Games, Blizzard Entertainment, and is currently holding a position of Creative Director at Obsidian Entertainment, gave a talk at SINFO 24, a Tech conference in Portugal.Boyarsky's segment, called A Life in Video Games runs for slightly over an hour and is quite interesting, considering the eclectic nature of his career.

Irrational Games Rebranding to Ghost Story Games

Irrational Games Rebranding to Ghost Story Games Ken Levine's Irrational Games studio has been going through internal changes for some time now.And while we still don't have any solid information regarding the studio's next title, it has been recently announced that Irrational Games is no more.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Nintendo’s First AAA Game

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Nintendo’s First AAA Game This isn’t a review of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.All you have to do to realize this is simply look at, on paper, what The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild actually is.

Latest Marvel games won’t necessarily tie in with film and comic canon

Latest Marvel games won’t necessarily tie in with film and comic canon “We want to give our partners … freedom to look at all the Marvel history and to pick from what interests them,” said Marvel Games creative director Bill Rosemann in an interview with IGN.“It’s a bit like we’re saying, ‘Hey, you’re the chef, you’re going to make this meal.

Want to play your friend’s Steam games? Here’s how to use Steam Family Sharing

Want to play your friend’s Steam games? Here’s how to use Steam Family Sharing Thankfully, if one of your friends owns a game that you don’t, it is possible for you to play it — without borrowing their computer  — thanks to Steam’s Family Sharing function.In the Account tab, click the button labeled Manage Steam Guard Account Security… Next, select whether you want to receive your Steam Guard notifications via text or email.

The Best Landmarks of Super Mario Odyssey’s New Donk City

The Best Landmarks of Super Mario Odyssey’s New Donk City Super Mario Odyssey, the upcoming 3D Mario game hitting Switch this holiday, also looks weird and wonderful.By far the most delightful and confusing thing about Super Mario Odyssey so far is New Donk City, an area in the game modeled after New York City in which the cartoon-like Mario interacts with real people.

Meet Vapor Waif, and the Dankest Skylanders of My Imagination

Meet Vapor Waif, and the Dankest Skylanders of My Imagination You still have to use toys (Imaginite Crystals, which look like little Mother Brain containers), but you can come up with your own characters.If you really like your creation, you can even have it 3D-printed into your own ($50) Skylanders toy.

Twitch is offering Banner Saga games to Twitch Prime members for free

Twitch is offering Banner Saga games to Twitch Prime members for free Later, they included a free, monthly Twitch Prime membership.If you are an Amazon and Twitch Prime member, The Banner Saga and its sequel will be available for free for the next few weeks.