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'Alien: Isolation' Succeeds By Emphasizing Survival, Not Horror

<i>Alien: Isolation</i> exists as both a video game based on the iconic Alien universe, and official canon taking place between Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic and James Cameron’s 1986 sequel. “Alien” and “Aliens” are tonally different films, and <i>Alien: Isolation</i> does a fantastic job of capturing the …

How BioWare touting Dragon Age: Inquisition's 'maximized' resolutions is smart marketing

It’s difficult to see the difference between a 1080p resolution in a game and a 900p resolution when looking at screenshots or gameplay. But it’s easy to see the marketing power that those numbers have on consumers, and Electronic Arts is clearly aware of that.<p>The publisher and its Dragon Age: …

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Will Be 1080p On PS4, 900p On Xbox One

Following news that Ubisoft’s <i>Assassin’s Creed: Unity</i> will run at 900p resolution on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4, EA and BioWare have announced that upcoming <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i> will not seek parity on the two consoles.<p>Rather, <i>Inquisition</i> will run at 1080p on PS4 and 900p on Xbox One. “We …

NBA 2K15 Suffering Server Problems and Feature Bugs

Basketball series hits rough launch for second year in a row.<p>NBA 2K15 is experiencing server downtimes and feature bugs, particularly on PC and the …

How Much Money You’ve Spent On The Xbox One vs PS4 vs Wii U

Wow, you guys sure do like to spend money on games!<p>But it's not just that. A lot of you have found ways to be incredibly resourceful with trade-ins, …

"The Best Games Are On Xbox One," Microsoft Says Via New Promo Website

In the lead-up to the all-important holiday shopping season, Microsoft has launched a new website that boasts that "the best games are on Xbox One."<p>The website has three tabs, and the first boasts that Microsoft has the "best exclusives" of 2014, listing out games such as Forza Horizon 2, Titanfall …

Blockbusters

IGN Plays Chariot: The Ultimate Relationship Destroyer - IGN Video

Watch Brian and Naomi makeup and breakup over her dad's dead body. Is Chariot the ultimate relationship destroyer?

Lego Batman 3 adds playable Man Bat, Conan O'Brien, and Duck Dodgers

<i>Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham</i>, the next installment in the Lego Batman video game series, is getting a handful of additional playable heroes including Conan O'Brien, developers announced during a panel at New York Comic Con today.<p>During the panel, director Arthur Parsons announced Darkest Knight, …

The making of Forza Horizon 2

It's the tech interview we've been chasing down for a while now - especially in the wake of <i>that</i> superb playable demo, released a few weeks back. …

Game Development

Here are Some Facts You May Not Have Known About Upcoming Resident Evil Revelations 2

The <i>Resident Evil</i> panel at this year’s NYCC revealed some interesting facts about <i>Resident Evil Revelations 2</i>, including its setting, why it was …

Conan O'Brien? The Green Loontern? LEGO Batman 3 Keeps Getting Better

There's only a month left before <i>LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham</i> hits store shelves, and developer Traveller's Tales still has surprises up its sleeves. …

Shadow Warrior reboot slices its way to the Xbox One October 21

The revamped version of the FPS was developed by Flying Wild Hog and will be published by Devolver Digital. Both this game and the 1997 version …

Gameloft releases Cars: Fast as Lightning kids game for Windows 8.1

Gameloft is certainly committed to the Windows and Windows Phone ecosystem, as the publishing house has released numerous games for both platforms …

Fable Legends beta starts next week on Xbox One, don't forget to sign up

Fable Legends, exclusive to Xbox One, is a cooperative role-playing game developed by Lionhead Studios. Four players team up to fight one 'evil' …

Divekick review – Kick some heads in this humorous fighting game for Xbox One

The Xbox One launched with a killer fighting game that continues to be updated even now. That would be Killer Instinct, which will start its second …

Fighting Games

The truth about video games in China – Reader’s Feature

A reader describes his experience with the video games scene in China, and explains why consoles will struggle to take off there.<p>Reader PazJohnMitch …

Lego Batman 3: Why We Think it's Adorably Awesome - NYCC 2014 - IGN Video

Greg and Marty had some hands on time with the newest Lego Batman and they loved it.

Xbox boss explains insistence on 'launch parity' for indie games

Phil Spencer, who leads Microsoft's Xbox division, said Xbox's "launch parity" requirement of indie games — that a game comes out on Xbox One at the same time it does any other console — exists because it wants Xbox owners to feel like a "first-class citizen."<p>"I look at all the people who buy an …

Styx helps you perfect the art of death — your enemies’ and your own (review)

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>Styx: Master of Shadows offers dozens of ways to die; fortunately, at least some of them are for your enemies.<p>This stealth title offers a unapologetically difficult treat for those who enjoyed Thief and other old-school, anti-combat games. Stick …

Playing basketball with face-monsters in NBA 2K15

Okay, so there's more to <i>NBA 2K15</i> than its unintentionally hilarious facial scan technology — although that particular achievement should not be overlooked. There's been some major overhauling to how the game's shooting system works, and a few tweaks to the career simulation story mode, to boot. …

Why Assassin's Creed Unity Runs at 30 Frames Per Second

"It feels more cinematic."<p>Assassin's Creed Unity will run at 30 frames per second because "it feels more cinematic" and 60 frames per second is …

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Review - IGN Video

The Definitive Edition doesn't mess much with what made the original game so great. And that's a good thing.

Xbox One is getting screenshots, themes, and backgrounds

Xbox head Phil Spencer confirms Microsoft is working on UI changes<p>Xbox head Phil Spencer has confirmed that Xbox One owners will eventually be able to take in-game screenshots and customize the look of their console's dashboard. Speaking on the Inner Circle podcast, Spencer said that "themes and …

Project Spark Review

Creative direction<p>As I was learning my way around Project Spark, a passerby told me, “that looks like work.” Sometimes, I felt that way too. This is …

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor review – a glorious knockout punch

<b>Warner Bros; PC/PS3/PS4 (version tested)/Xbox One/Xbox 360; £45; Pegi rating: 18+</b><p>You’d be forgiven for not getting too excited about Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. There’s that clunking title for one thing, forged in the most basic video game name generator. Then there’s the licence itself – the …

Myst Television Adaptation and Companion Game Currently in Development

Myst opportunity.<p>A television show based on the adventure game Myst is currently being developed by Legendary TV & Digital Media.<p>Legendary has …

Alien: Isolation Review

An Eternal Terror<p>Thanks to a slick opening that includes nostalgic narration and busted-tracking-on-the-VCR visual effects, the first five minutes of …

Xbox One Exclusive Sunset Overdrive is "The Opposite of The Last of Us" says Insomniac

Speaking to GameSpot for EB Expo 2014, Sunset Overdrive creative director Marcus Smith described Insomniac's upcoming colourful and bombastic Xbox One exclusive action game as being "the opposite of The Last of Us."<p>"I love The Last of Us, it's a great game," Smith went on to say. "There are games …

Xbox

The Last Tinker Cancelled for Xbox One

Poor sales and a lack of Xbox One owners to blame.<p>Mimimi Productions has announced that it has ceased development on the Xbox One version of The Last …

Microsoft Isn't Satisfied with the Xbox One's Japanese Launch

Things are rough for the Xbox One in Japan! The launch was a disaster, and the weeks following have seen weaker and weaker sales. But good news, Xbox …