Nintendo has always had the market on family-friendly games and practices. While the Japanese gaming giant has its share of faults, never let it be said that they aren’t looking out for you, especially around the holidays.
Christmas Day will bring an extra flair of joy (and frustration) to Wii-U gamers everywhere as NES launch title and undeniable classic Duck Hunt hits the Nintendo Virtual Console via eShop on December 25.
I’m going to be honest, I had no idea what Elite: Dangerous was only 2 days ago. After about a minute of research, I decided to buy the game. Since then, I’ve discovered that it’s the coolest thing ever besides a penguin with sunglasses.
Google has released its statistics on the biggest search trends of 2014, and the video game category in particular reveals some very interesting (and occasionally surprising) insights into what the community was buzzing about this year.
2014 was a big year in video games for me, due in large part to the fact that for the first time in my life, I have a current-gen console. This coupled with a long overdue PC upgrade meant that I was eager to fit in as much gaming time as I physically could.
Mobile and social games, those aren't real video games! Well, as someone who finds Diablo III and The Simpsons: Tapped Out to be equally addictive, I have to disagree. In fact, I think some of the best new games this year debuted on the small, small screen.
The world of game development is exceptionally cutthroat. While most games come and go with varying amounts of pomp and circumstance, some titles get big announcements but then never make it off the drawing board. These games are loosely organized under the term "vaporware," which, in layman’s terms, means that they are floating around in developmental hell, not officially cancelled but not about to see the light of day anytime soon.
Let’s face it, every so often playing games just doesn’t sound appealing. As much as we love sitting on the couch and zoning out for a few hours, sometimes there just isn’t anything to play. These 8 games have helped me reignite my passion for gaming in the past, and they may help you too.
Christmas is rapidly approaching and PC gamers need only look to the gods of Steam for their annual fix of ridiculously awesome gaming deals. This year, Steam has teamed up with Bundlestars.com to bring you the single most epic Batman game bundle ever.