Brendan Bergen

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8 Games That Stack the Cards Against You

Have you ever played a game and felt like certain levels were designed to screw you over? Or that some bosses seemed to have some sort of secret …

Technology

Retro adventure 'Thimbleweed Park' comes to Switch on September 21st

You no longer need an iPhone to take the traditional adventure gaming of <i>Thimbleweed Park</i> on the road. Terrible Toybox has confirmed that the Nintendo Switch version of its retro mystery will be available for $20 on September 21st, or about a month after it reached the PS4. Portability is clearly …

Suda 51 Thinks Nintendo Switch Is Punk AF

“The Switch is a punk console,” says game director Goichi Suda, aka Suda 51. “I was shocked by it. I thought, whoever made this must have something …

Nintendo makes voice chat less of a disaster on Switch

Nintendo has rolled out an update for the Switch Online app that might finally make it usable. See, unlike what Sony and Microsoft did for the PlayStation and the Xbox, Nintendo has chosen to put its new console's chat functions in a separate app for Android and iOS. Unfortunately, it was clearly …

Apps

Playing games for the first time as an adult is harder than you think

When you miss the training of your childhood<p>Gaming subculture is often not inviting to those unfamiliar with the basic framework of the industry.<p>It isn't just those who occupy spaces within the layered “gamer” identity that bristle at the novices, but the enterprise itself has grown more focused on …

Grand Theft Auto

5 Phenomenal Video Games With Amazing Storylines

I love a great story when I play video games. There’s nothing like the feeling you get when you see the credits roll after pumping hours upon hours …

Grand Theft Auto

Nintendo is having an amazing year

From the Switch and Zelda to Metroid and Mario, the company is firing on all cylinders<p>In March, Nintendo released quite possibly the best entry yet in its revered <i>Legend of Zelda</i> series. This week, the iconic <i>Metroid</i> returns with an excellent new title on the 3DS, while an inventive new <i>Super Mario</i> is …