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By Jason Fanelli, March 17, 2012 0 Columns, GN, Videos

Hot Off The Grill Episode 2 is served! Every weekend, join Senior Editor Jason Fanelli (with videographer Matt Boyle behind the camera) as he runs down the top gaming news stories from the previous week. Game announcements, developer quotes, major… Read More »

By Josh Robinson, February 8, 2012 0 VG Review

At some point or another, everyone comes to a crossroad in their lives, needing to make a decision about which direction to take. Some people decide without hesitation, knowing exactly which route to choose. Others test the waters first, trying… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, January 16, 2012 0 VG Review

First impressions are everything. For a game to truly show its excellence, it must grab the player from minute one and never let go. If a game struggles to make a good first impression, the entire package will be in… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, January 13, 2012 1 GN

A recent petition for a PC port of Dark Souls has sparked the interest of many fans, gaining over 69,000 signatures as of this writing. Now publisher Namco Bandai has taken notice of the impressive effort. Tony Shoupinou, community manager… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, December 15, 2011 0 VG Review

More than any other two entertainment mediums, video games and movies undergo the most frequent comparisons as audio-visual vehicles for storytelling. Whereas video games must be concerned with mechanics and design, film has the freedom to focus on character and… Read More »

By Josh Robinson, October 29, 2011 0 VG Review

After 30 minutes with Namco Bandai’s Go Vacation, I turned the game off. I really wasn’t expecting much, but the controls were so bad, I literally had trouble completing stages. So I gave the game a rest and decided to come… Read More »

By Sean Mackey, October 26, 2011 0 VG Review

It must be tempting for game developers to try to replicate the Call of Duty business model because of the tremendous success it has had within the last few years. It seems that this was the mindset behind the latest… Read More »

By Sean Mackey, October 18, 2011 0 VG Review

2009’s action RPG Demon’s Souls was a surprise hit that was best known for its brutal difficulty and rewarding combat. Its spiritual successor, Dark Souls, pushes the boundaries even more by ramping up the challenge and intensity. Make no mistake,… Read More »

By Matt Erazo, July 14, 2011 0 VG Review

I’m a firm believer that you should only play a Dynasty Warriors game once every 25 years, or else you risk summoning Ygglethorpe, the demon god of repetitive gameplay and storylines. Koei’s historical tactical action series has made a name… Read More »