Carson Hiltbrand

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An eight-year-old reviews the Nintendo Switch

Finally, a video game console I can play in my room<p><i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>Last week,</i> Verge <i>t</i><i>ransportation</i> <i>e</i><i>ditor Tamara Warren sh</i><i>owed me</i> <i>a review of the Nintendo Switch by her</i> <i>eight</i><i>-year-old son Benicio. Handwritten on ruled notebook paper, the critique showed gumption, vigor, and passion. As a craven and</i> …

Super Smash Bros. Mod Team Reveals Its Own (Familiar) Fighting Game

An open beta is being planned for release this fall.<p>Wavedash Games, a studio made up of some of the people behind the Super Smash Bros. Brawl Project …

Retrogaming

Nintendo and Mario dominate E3 2017 Game Critics Awards

They’ve captured our hearts<p>Nintendo and its most famous Italian plumber swept the main categories of this year’s Game Critics Awards, the honors given by the world’s foremost gaming publications to the best playable games of E3.<p>The top three awards all went to Nintendo Switch titles. <i>Super Mario</i> …

Gaming

Some advice for the Nintendo 64 on its 21st birthday

From a 23-year-old who was there not long ago<p>Hey, Nintendo 64 — buddy. Pal. I hear you’ve got a birthday today? Congratulations! How old you turning?<p>21? Hoo boy. That’s an age, alright. You’ve probably heard a tale or two about what it’s like to hit the big 2-1, and what it opens up for you. If you …

The Real Story Behind Xenogears' 'Unfinished' Disc 2

<i>Xenogears</i>, widely considered one of the greatest role-playing games ever made, has long felt to fans like an unfinished product thanks to its …

Los Angeles

E3 2017 News: Everything From The Press Conferences

We've reached the last day of E3, and while the announcements have died down, there was plenty that happened earlier in the week. The six major press conferences brought with them a lot of news and game reveals, from Metroid to BioWare's Anthem to Beyond Good & Evil 2.<p>For the first time ever, E3 …

E3 2017: Kingdom Hearts 3 Gameplay Trailer Teases Story, Returning Villains

New Kingdom Hearts III info coming in July.<p>Square Enix has debuted a new Kingdom Hearts III trailer, following its premiere at the Los Angeles …

E3 2017: Why Project Scorpio is good news for PS4 Pro users

We are mere hours away from Microsoft taking the wraps off Project Scorpio at the firm's E3 2017 media briefing. We'll find out what it's called, …

Gaming

E3 2017 Predictions: Scorpio, SUPER SMASH BROS, and… GEX?!

E3 is almost upon us, which means we’ll soon be getting announcement after announcement about the latest and greatest upcoming video games and …

Final Fantasy

BioWare reveals its Destiny-like project Dylan, now called Anthem

Electronic Arts and BioWare have reportedly put the Mass Effect series on hold, and that has the renowned developer preparing something new.<p>BioWare revealed its project Dylan during EA’s media presentation before the Electronic Entertainment Expo tradeshow in Los Angeles. The game is now called …

Playing two hours of video games a week makes you more employable, Glasgow academics find

Playing two hours of video games a week could make you more employable, a study has found.<p>The Glasgow University research suggests that playing games such as Minecraft and Lara Croft can help young people to develop key skills.<p>Matt Barr, a lecturer in Information Studies, said his findings suggest …

Twitch Users Are Playing the Stock Market With $50K of One Dude's Money

One of the most consistently entertaining features of the video game streaming platform Twitch is the series of “Twitch Plays” videos that allow …

Stock Markets

Prey Shows That Bethesda's Review Policy Is Even Bad For Bethesda

<i>Prey</i>, the newest game from Arkane Studios, is most enjoyable when you take your time exploring its corners and crevices. It’s a quiet, unsettling …

Gaming Industry