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How the Blue Skies of ‘Forza Horizon 3’ Got Me Thinking About ‘OutRun 2’ and Gaming Preservation

Playing one made me want to play the other – but how few of us can still enjoy games a decade and more old?


Why the Multiplayer Free-Roaming of ‘Red Dead Redemption’ Is the Best in the Business

With Rockstar's Western now compatible with the Xbox One, there's never been a better time to get into its brutal, beautiful, bear-filled online mode.


Goodbye, Xbox 360, and Thanks for the Memories

Normally, console discontinuations wash over you. But there's something especially sad about the end of the 360's run.


Celebrating Ten Years of ‘F.E.A.R.’, the Scariest Office Simulator Ever Made

The "scariest fucking game ever" wasn't, obviously, but playing it reminded me of some ghosts in my own past.


Here’s a Dozen Xbox 360 Games That Definitely Don’t Suck in 2015

With the Xbox One promising more backwards compatibility, and the Xbox 360 turning ten, here's 12 games that you need to play, today.


‘Gears of War’ Is Top of the Chart, and Yes You Should Play It Again

Or even for the first time, if you're some kind of weirdo who wasn't chainsawing Locust grunts back in the day.


Here's What You Need to Play Until 'GTA V' Comes Out

Because, let's face it, that's all you're thinking about.


Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy XIII is a great game, but only if you play it on its own terms. It's a serious break from the way previous Final Fantasy games have played, which can be shocking or disappointing if you want a familiar experience.


Dante’s Inferno

Dante's Inferno is a good game only if you don't want much out of your video games.


Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is an excellent game. It is also a giant middle finger to the Silent Hill fan base, which is awesome, and I say that as a member of said fan base.


Forza Motorsport 3

Forza Motorsport 3 really is quite good, in a lot of clever ways. Once again I am reminded that I like a good racing game, even though I hardly ever play them.


Dead Space

Dead Space is a third-person over-the-shoulder shooter set on the planet-cracking mining starship Ishimura, full of monsters made from the fused and repurposed dead flesh of its former crew. You play Isaac Clark, an engineer on the ship sent to...