Trailers for video games are a weird beast, as misleading as they can be esoteric. Free from the burden of trying to directly sell you a piece of art, commercials for video game hardware are often a lot more fun.
You silly fanboys. All these years arguing over things you thought were important, like specs, and libraries, and exclusives, and controllers, wasted. Not once have you considered the most crucial thing about a video game console: how good it looks.
Over the past decade, video game trailers have gone from blurry little montages bundled on magazine cover discs to a multi-million dollar industry that exists almost entirely separate from the actual games they’re representing.
Overwatch’s roster is a cosplayer’s dream, with pretty much every tone, shape and size accounted for in a collection of amazing character designs. Here are the best of them. So far.
There are a lot of good scenes in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This one is my favorite.
Since Final Fantasy III fans of Square’s storied role-playing series have been calling forth primal forces to do their often devastating bidding. Some are more impressive than others.
You can judge a first person shooter almost entirely on the strengths of its shotguns. A good video game shotgun is a bold and challenging weapon; a bad shotgun is a feather duster at a distance of more than a few feet. A good shotgun makes you feel like a champion, capable of taking on the world. A bad shotgun makes…
When Tim Burton’s Batman hit movie theaters in 1989, superhero adaptations were a risky gamble that few movie studios would approach. Twenty-seven years later, films based on The Dark Knight are pretty much a given. But which ones are the best?
It was the most destructive conflict in human history, and one that directly shaped entire generations of both creators and consumers, so it’s little surprise that for the longest time the Second World War was maybe the most popular setting in video games.
There have been many JRPGs released over the past five years, and many of them are great. Only one can be safely labeled the best.
Ah, the GameCube. It might be my favourite console of all time. The tiny discs, its cute little handle, the Wavebird...yeah, we had some good times together. But the best times we had were with these games in particular.
If you’d like to be scared shitless tonight, you’ve come to the right place.
You’re heading to the store to get an Xbox One right now, and need to know which games to get. Or you’re at work or in school, daydreaming about what you want to play next. Or maybe you’re suiting up for a battle in the console war, cinching on your armor and trying to remember which games will best help you make the…
You’re heading to the store to get a PlayStation 4 right now, and need to know which games to get. (Keep your eyes on the road, please!) Or maybe you’re home, all set up, realizing you want more stuff to play. We’re here to help.
Hail, ye Nintendo faithful! Loyal folk that you are, a Wii U rests beneath your TV. The console never quite hit its stride and has now been replaced by the Nintendo Switch, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still some good games for it.
You’ve got yourself an iPhone and you want to play some games on it. You might not want to just plunge into the App Store—it’s a jungle, full of deadly spiders, wild animals, and bad games. Here, let us help you.
Super Mario Maker is largely in the hands of reviewers, entertainers, and YouTubers right now—but even so, we’re already starting to see some fantastic user-created levels.
Loads of people have cosplayed as characters from Metal Gear over the years. But these guys are, I think, the very best of them.