Heidi Kemps

Brawl

The Fighting Game Scene No Longer Needs 'Street Fighter' to Thrive

Capcom’s fighting games have been the headliners for many years—but EVO 2018 shows they are no longer the biggest event.
Heidi Kemps
8.9.18
let's play

The 'Persona 5' Ban Shows Video Game Streamers Have Volatile Jobs

YouTubers and Twitch streamers make a living playing games online. What happens when a developer tells them they can't show the whole game?
Heidi Kemps
4.7.17
Yakuza 0

'Yakuza 0' is A Postcard from Another Time

How 'Yakuza 0' recreates the cash-laden craziness of Economic Bubble Japan
Heidi Kemps
1.28.17
nintendo

'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' Offer a Much Needed Escape

Need a happy getaway from reality? Join Pikachu and pals.
Heidi Kemps
11.24.16
Gaming

The Surprising Success of ‘Mystic Messenger,’ a Game About Texting Cute Boys

A small Korean “otome” game is making some big waves.
Heidi Kemps
10.17.16
Gaming

Super Mario Bros. Speedrun Record Shattered By a Matter of Milliseconds

Once thought impossible, a time of 4:56 has been achieved.
Heidi Kemps
10.7.16
Gaming

Capcom Rolls Back 'Street Fighter V' Update That Included a Rootkit

Allowing all apps kernel-level privileges is one hell of a super move.
Heidi Kemps
9.24.16
Gaming

Nintendo Breaks Fans' Hearts By Removing Nintendo Power Magazine Online Archive

Disappointing, but not surprising.
Heidi Kemps
8.9.16
Gaming

How Nintendo Power’s Japanese Influence Changed Game Magazines Forever

You can now view all of Nintendo Power online.
Heidi Kemps
8.7.16
Gaming

Tears, Laughter, and Incredible Hype at Video Game Speedrunning Event SGDQ

The best highlights from this year’s speedrunning extravaganza.
Heidi Kemps
7.11.16
Gaming

How 'Pokémon Go' Transformed My Daily Routine

Taking the road less traveled by in search of virtual critters.
Heidi Kemps
7.2.16
Gaming

Talking with the 'God of War' Team About the PlayStation’s Upcoming Reboot

The power fantasy of Sony's God of War series has matured, as we discover at E3 2016.
Heidi Kemps
6.17.16
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