AAA games

Postscript

'Destiny 2,' Like Too Many Games, Doesn't Know How to End

The ending of 'Destiny 2' shows just how hard major games jump the shark as a matter of course.
Cameron Kunzelman
11.13.17
The Voice

The Video Game Industry Is Afraid of Unions

Voice actors on strike and the future of the gaming industry.
Emanuel Maiberg
2.22.17
Titanfall 2

'Titanfall 2' Shows That Creativity Can Still Triumph

Given how busy the fall has been, it would be understandable if you'd missed the 'Titanfall 2' campaign. But that would be a mistake.
Sayem Ahmed
12.6.16
Gaming

Letters to the Editor: AAA Game Crunch and Conjuring the Alt-Right

The Motherboard inbox overfloweth.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.16.16
6 Days to Cert

‘Gears of War 4’ Is The Best in the Series. But Is It Enough?

What does it take to get a score of 9/10 these days?
Emanuel Maiberg
10.6.16
6 Days to Cert

Making a Big Budget Video Game Is Riskier and Harder Than Ever. So Why Do It?

Inside the AAA machine with Gears of War 4.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.3.16
6 Days to Cert

Video Games Are Too Big to Succeed

On a trip to Canada, one Motherboard editor finds why developers still want to make AAA games despite shrinking margins.
Leif Johnson
10.3.16
Gaming

Disney Doesn’t Have Enough ‘Confidence’ in Video Games to Keep Making Them

Disney has canceled Disney Infinity and will no longer self-publish video games.
Emanuel Maiberg
5.11.16
Gaming

Why 'Hitman' Is Ditching the Long, Traditional AAA Game Development Cycle

Murder in small(er) doses as the series goes episodic.
Heidi Kemps
2.13.16
Gaming

‘Metal Gear’ Creator Hideo Kojima Has Left Konami to Start His Own Studio

Snake? Snake?! SNAAAAAAAAAAAKE!
Clinton Nguyen
12.15.15
Gaming

'Far Cry Primal' Is Too Much of a Good Game

Ubisoft announces a new "Far Cry" set in the Stone Age, but I'm already up to my eyeballs in "Far Cry."
Emanuel Maiberg
10.6.15
Gaming

Steam Will Now Refund You for Games You Don't Like

You can now get your money back for games that suck.
Emanuel Maiberg
6.2.15