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The Contentious Debate Over Whether To Make Hyper Light Drifter Easier

You can’t talk about Hyper Light Drifter without addressing its difficulty.I’ve talked to friends intrigued by Hyper Light Drifter’s world, only to walk away frustrated at their inability to play it. read more

Happy 10th Birthday, Pirate Baby's Cabana Battle Street Fight 2006

It was like nothing any of us had ever seen before.Inspired by the frantic energy of retro video games, the clip’s style was. read more

Bring Me The Heads Of Street Fighter II's Defeated Characters

Not the most obvious choice for some collectible statues, these, but then sometimes the best ideas are the ones that take 25 years to come about.These little toys come random-packed, so you don’t know who you’re getting, but when they look this good who cares which one you get. read more

Prince Lorian, I Presume?

You can see more of Ömer’s work at his ArtStation page.To see the larger pics in all their glory (or, if they’re big enough, so you can save them as wallpaper), click on the “expand” button in the top-left corner. read more

When One Teammate Takes The Division Too Seriously

Role-playing as a tough military officer in The Division, while the other players have no idea what’s going on?That could end up really badly, or it could be a fun run. read more

The Level That Proves How Special Alan Wake Was

My favorite horror game ever, 2010’s Alan Wake, does things differently.How this plays out in Alan Wake, however, is a bit different. read more

Dark Souls 3 PC Players Don't Know Why They're Getting Banned

From Software is cracking down on cheaters in Dark Souls 3, but as with previous Dark Souls games, it appears to be impacting innocent bystanders.“Tons of LEGITIMATE PC PLAYERS have now been banned,” is the title of a panicked thread on the Dark Souls 3 subreddit, and there’s plenty of discussions on Steam, too. read more

What A Fan Learned About Game Development By Making His Own Star Wars Games

The X-Wing fighters in some of amateur game developer Michael Real’s 14 Star Wars video games fly a little funny.Even on Project Spark, the downloadable game development tool Real used to make his games, they swim among dozens of other Star Wars games. read more

The Ballad Of The Flak Tower

Vitali Timkin is an artist who works at Wargaming, the studio behind World of Tanks.You can see more of Vitali’s work at his ArtStation page. read more

Star Fox Zero: The Review

Even if you can get used to the awkward controls, Star Fox Zero is merely mediocre.The designers of Star Fox Zero have decided to let players do all of that, theoretically giving them more control than they have ever had in a Star Fox game. read more

Watch This Speedrunner Crush Dark Souls 3 In Just Over An Hour

It took me almost 40 hours to beat every boss in Dark Souls 3.It’s taking speedrunner Distortion2 just over an hour, and he’s cutting off minutes every single day. read more

The Beautiful Art Of The Banner Saga 2

The Banner Saga 2 is an excellent strategy game, but the one thing fans (or even casual observers) tend to associate most with the series its its absolutely gorgeous 2D art.From epic backgrounds to hand-drawn animation, it’s one of the most beautiful video game series on the planet, so it’s an absolute pleasure today to be able to showcase a range of art from The Banner Saga 2. read more

Fallout 4's Best Companion Needs To Take A Hint

Bless Fallout 4 players who are truly making the most out of the Wasteland Workshop DLC.The screenshot above comes to us via lady-of-rohan, a Fallout 4 player desperate for Nick Valentine’s attention. read more

That's A Lot Of League of Legends

A horde of cosplayers took the stage at the League of Legends theater at PAX East in Boston today.Most were dressed as characters from Riot’s mega-hit. read more

Supergiant's Audacious New Game Pyre Is Sort Of A Mystical Sports RPG

After making two terrific action RPGs, the people behind Bastion and Transistor are throwing a curveball with their new game Pyre.Now they’re making a party-based RPG in which the battles play out like three-on-three sports competitions. read more