Following a pilot program last year, Walmart has decided to horn in on GameStop's used game racket by jumping in with its own trade-in program in 3100 stores and hopes to leverage store credit for games as an advantage. Hit the jump for the details.
With the next console war heating up, the chief architect for the PlayStation 4 took to the GameLab 2013 conference held in Spain to completely take the mystery out of the console in order to provide the most complete picture of how it works and what it took to get there in terms of hardware design. Settle in for a long, illuminating video after the jump.
The question of whether video game violence fuels real world violence continues to loom large in the public debate. CBS' public affairs show Face the Nation addressed the subject this week, and supporters of the medium will be happy to see what was said in the discussion. See what former FBI profiler Mary Ellen O’Toole said after the jump.
Video games may not be known as the most romantic thing in the world, but sometimes, if you love something enough, you can make it work. That’s why this Valentine’s Day, gamers can celebrate with Little Big Planet DLC, cards from Nintendo and Naughty Dog, and a whole lot more. Check it out after the jump.
Time magazine has put together a list of 100 of the most influential and important video games of all time! Hit the jump to see what the largest-circulation weekly news publication in the world feels are the best games from the 1970s all the way to now!
We spend a lot of time here obsessing about Japanese pop culture, but for a moment, let's observe an intersection with a key element of American pop culture - football. During the game against Nebraska, The Ohio State University Marching Band performed a must see half time show with a tribute to the video games such as Zelda, Halo, Pokemon and Tetris. Get a look after the jump.
In his latest effects/stunts video, Freddie Wong asks "what happens when old school games go face to face with new school characters?" See Master Chief, Altair, Nathan Drake and company face off against Space Invaders, Pong and more after the jump.
Appropriately timely for E3 week, Reverse Enginears' "A Brief History of Video Games" does what it says on the tin, in impressive fashion. Get a look after the jump.
Capcom’s famed Biohazard (AKA Resident Evil) video game franchise turns 15 years old in 2011. And what better way to celebrate impending adulthood than by blasting holes into paper targets with model guns while slurping down food and drink? This is the brilliant idea behind Biohazard 15th Anniversary × Shooting Bar EA , a limited time collaboration space open from May 20th to June 19th in Tokyo’s Kichijoji ward. Somehow, I managed to infiltrate the opening press event on 5/17...