Sonic Mania

Two Point Hospital is Sega’s spiritual sequel to hit business sim Theme Hospital

Sega announced today that it is releasing Two Point Hospital for PC via Steam later in 2018. The game comes from Two Point Studios, which former Lionhead employees Mark Webley and Gary Carr founded in 2016.<p>Before Lionhead, the two worked at its predecessor, Bullfrog Production. The studio created …

Gaming

Freedom Planet Developers Tease Possible Switch Support

GalaxyTrail, developers of the indie Sonic-influenced Freedom Planet, are teasing support for the sequel on the developer's Facebook page.<p>Freedom …

Gaming Consoles

Chrissy Teigen instantly regrets asking for new video game recommendations

Really good video games are like a double-edged sword.<p>The more fun they are to play, the more quickly your entire life can get consumed by them.<p>Just …

Christine Teigen

So, how did Destructoid's most wanted games of 2017 turn out?

My guess is good (for the most part)<p>Oh 2017. You’re the gift that kept on giving all damn year. From January to December, we spent past 365 days …

Super Mario Odyssey

Mario and Sonic: A Tale of Two Mascots

<i>This article contains minor gameplay spoilers for Super Mario Odyssey and Sonic Mania</i><p>Back in the early 1990s, two mascots bestrode the gaming world …

Super Mario Odyssey

Valve Announces Winners from 2017's Steam Awards

Valve Announces Winners from 2017’s Steam Awards<p>/ January 8, 2018 at 5:45 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>With the end of every year comes a variety of game …

Cuphead

Awards! Here Are All The NY Game Awards Nominees!

<b>New York Videogame Critics Circle</b> <b>announces 7th Annual New York Game Award Nominees and Honors Bethesda’s Todd Howard with Legend Award</b><p><b>New York City,</b> …

Horizon Zero Dawn

Nintendo reveals the most played games on Switch since launch in North America

Nintendo has sent out new data about Switch, revealing the most played games on Switch since launch based on data collected from North America.<p>The …

Gaming

The Nintendo Switch is Officially the Fastest-Selling System of All Time in the U.S.

2017 was without a doubt the year of the Nintendo Switch. Today, Nintendo announced Switch is officially the fast-selling console of all time in the …

Super Mario Odyssey

Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 schedule and where to stream

Charity speedrunning event hopes to raise millions to fight cancer<p>Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) begins this Sunday, live from inside the friendly confines of a banquet hall in beautiful Herndon, Virginia. The annual event brings together top speedrunners from around the world in the hopes of …

Mega Man

Mario vs. Sonic in 2017: Why Odyssey worked but Sonic Forces failed

The war between the pudgy Italian plumber and the spikey blue hedgehog continued, decades after it began, with the 2017 release of both <i>Super Mario</i> …

Super Mario Odyssey

Here’s how to watch the Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 speedrunning competition

Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 — a charity-focused video game event featuring some of the fastest speedruns on record — is almost upon us, and it has …

Paris Games Week

The 18 games to look forward to in 2018

As we leave behind the triumphs and disappointments of 2017, and look ahead to the other side of the customary video game release dry spell (which …

Mario Kart

The Best Games of 2017

While 2017 was a rough year in many regards, it was one of the best for gaming. This past year was packed with so many excellent release that making …

Horizon Zero Dawn

Eurogamer readers' top 50 games of 2017

Happy New Year, everyone! We have high hopes for 2018, and happily it's starting well with this, a list of the top 50 games of 2017 as decided by …

Shigeru Miyamoto

A 2017 GOTY list that doesn't include PUBG

GOTYs with great OSTs, too<p>Listen, I don't have anything against <i>PUBG</i>, other than maybe the name is too long and obnoxious and the abbreviation is …

Marc Andreessen

The Games Brian Shea Finished In 2017

Each year I relish the opportunity to play through as many games as possible before the calendar turns. I don't look at this solely as a challenge as …

Mega Man

Bah! Humbug! A grumpy end of year review – Reader’s Feature

A reader nitpicks his favourite games from 2017, explosing the flaws in everything from Zelda: Breath Of The Wild to Resident Evil 7.<p>I’m not going to …

Metroid

Peter Glagowski's personal picks for GOTY 2017

GAMES!<p>2017 may be over, but it won’t be forgotten. While 2016 had a collection of some decent enough titles, everyone brought out their A game this …

Super Mario Odyssey

Sonic Mania's ‘game-changing’ boss fight was the highlight of the game

One of the year’s most unexpected and best moments<p><i>Sonic Mania</i> remixes the franchise’s legacy with creative surprises, like a DJ breathing new life into a classic track with modern elements. The game is peppered with quirky choices, but the one moment that has stuck with me is an inspired boss …

2017's Pop Culture in 5 Minutes

It's the end of 2017 as we know it, and we've enjoyed some fine pop culture moments over the past year. From Nintendo's return to Superman's …

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Kenny Omega and Xavier Woods' Top 10 Games of 2017

<i>Two men met on neutral ground (the rolling hills of The Netherlands) for their yearly meeting where they argue, eat, play video games, almost fight,</i> …

Kenny Omega

10 great Nintendo Switch games under $20

The Nintendo Switch has plenty of amazing AAA games you can pick up in stores at full price, but if you’re looking to save a little cash, the console …

Xenoblade Chronicles

The Best Video Games of 2017

These are tough times for the thoughtful fan of video games. Adult play, typically viewed with suspicion away from the golf course (where it’s justified by networking), the sports arena (where it’s justified by money), or the bedroom (where it’s justified by, uh, wine?) seems especially frivolous …

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Top 30 most recommended games from Switch players in Japan

In Japan, Switch owners started receiving surveys from Nintendo for different games. One question asks if they would recommend that title to a friend …

Gaming

Best Games of 2017: Anime, Automatons, & Adventure

Yoko Taro’s <b>Nier: Automata</b> was released in February.<br>The impulse to categorize, rank, and quantify games is a natural one, given the sheer volume …

Super Mario Odyssey

These were the biggest stories in video games in 2017

Highlights of the past 12 months<p>At Polygon, we write and read thousands of news stories each year. There’s a value in revisiting them, examining them not just as stand-alone events but part of a whole. Collectively, these stories tell us about where games have been, where they’re going, how the …

Gaming

The Year In Video Game Skies, 2017

Games love to pummel you with lists of things to collect, places to get to, and enemies to beat. Sometimes you just need to take a moment to pause, …

Super Mario Odyssey

The RetroBeat: 2017’s biggest retro gaming moments

2017 saw the release of a lot of great games, but the year wasn’t just about the biggest and newest. It was a huge year for retro gaming.<p>We got collections of classics, exciting announcements, and another fantastic, nostalgic machine from Nintendo. And even some of the best new games of the year …

Business

Game of the Year: Jordan Minor’s Actual Games of the Year (2017)

It’s time to put an end to 2017, a great year for video games and an awful year for nearly everything else. That also means it’s time for me to share …

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