There are a few iconic leading men and women in video games, but for the most part, their worlds are populated by extras. People and anthropomorphic objects whose job is to do the same thing over and over again. Which made us wonder what those characters are up to these days.
Video games often make you shoot your way through miles of deadly enemies in order to find the key to unlock the door you could have easily shot open in the first place. A look at the easy solutions that would solve video game problems in minutes.
Anyone who's ever received a gaming related gift knows that expectations should be directly tied to some combination of age and gaming experience. After having so many baffling interactions with our elders about gaming, we can't help but wonder what exactly they think we're doing with all of our time.
Some inventions come too late, and some would have collapsed the economy if they'd come any earlier.
Nothing is as simultaneously rewarding and frustrating as discovering a hidden cheat in a game you've played hundreds of times. And while it would basically be physically impossible for something to have escaped our eye on some games, we can always hold out hope. We asked you to show us the things that would blow the most minds if they were found h
If your game does something innovative that shapes the industry, we will remember it forever. Scratch that, someone else will do it and bury yours.
We have all of these amazing, fantastic, borderline magical creations in our hands that, in many ways, dwarf all the wildest predictions of yesteryear -- and we've got the balls to stand around and bitch that they're taking too long to load. So I thought we could all stop the hate-coaster for a moment, and take a minute to reflect on what modern ga
Most forms of entertainment come down to combining and recombining the same old ideas. Video games are a breath of fresh air in that respect. The fact that they're constantly working with new limitations, combined with Japan's influence have made it the source of some pretty startling originality. That hasn't stopped them from using the
Here are the ridiculous video game innovations nobody asked for, and yet somebody went ahead and made them real.
These are games that used real effort to miss the points harder than SEGA, and they added furry romance to a game about a killing robots with spikes.
What if glitches, cheats and hacks also occasionally broke the rules of reality the way they do in video games. Imagine how annoying it would be when other people used them against you, or how great it would be when they helped you get out of an annoying task.
MMORGs are just like the rest of the internet -- no matter how big a dick you've seen, somewhere there's an even bigger one doing unspeakable things to people.
Video game characters are like work friends. We only see them in their professional clothes, doing their job, trying not to let any dangerous hints of personality accidentally poke out. And like work friends, we'd imagine it would be a little jarring to encounter them at the Olive Garden.