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‘Eternal Champions’ Is the Game That Quenched a Teenage Thirst for Gore

It was more messily slapstick than outright offensive, but Sega's fighter took a look at Mortal Kombat's fatalities and said: we can do better.
Mike Diver
10.20.16
Gaming

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?
Mike Diver
9.19.16
Gaming

A Terrible 'Mario Maker' Clone on Steam Actually Has a Few Good Ideas

If Nintendo won't release its games on PC, opportunistic developers are prepared to release basically the same thing.
Patrick Klepek
9.15.16
Gaming

One Glorious Day at London’s Summer of Sonic Fan Convention

You go in thinking: This is all a bit silly, isn't it? But, quickly, it's clear that this isn't something you can make fun of.
Mathew Jones
8.9.16
Gaming

An Arbitrary Top Ten of the Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games

I've played a lot of Sonic games, and what with the blue critter turning 25, and 'Sonic Mania' lighting up the internet, here's a bunch of the best.
Mike Diver
8.4.16
Gaming

Why Is There No ‘Proper’ Olympics Video Game in 2016?

We get Mario and Sonic cavorting around Rio, but no game in which we can play as Usain Bolt. After decades of realistic Olympic tie-ins, what's up with that?
Mike Diver
7.29.16
Gaming

How Sonic the Hedgehog Kept Glam Rock Alive After Its Grungy Demise

SEGA's series turned to some of the Sunset Strip's finest to bring rock 'n' roll theatricality to its Dreamcast soundtracks.
Andy McDonald
6.23.16
Video Games Killed the Radio Star

Happy 25th, Sonic, and Thank the Gaming Gods You Weren’t an Awesome Possum

Sonic spin-dashed through the Mascot Wars of the 1990s. But let's spare a thought for the fallen, those anthropomorphized heroes who didn't make it.
Mike Diver
6.10.16
Gaming

Exploring the Strange World of ‘Shenmue’ Video Game Fandom

The 'Shenmue' community is one of the greatest in gaming, supporting their favorite series by trading comedy memes and writing rock opera records.
Wil Jones
5.11.16
Gaming

These Are the Best Video Games You Can Finish in an Afternoon

You're bumming about the house, with time to kill. So kill it by starting, and finishing, a great game in a single sitting.
Mike Diver
4.7.16
Gaming

I’ll Never Love a Console Like I Loved the SEGA Dreamcast

SEGA's swansong console was ahead of its time, but its amazing games were eclipsed by the super hyped PlayStation 2.
Ewen Hosie
3.30.16
Gaming

Video Games Are Better Than Ever So Why Are We Trying to Revisit the Past?

The Vega+ and Commodore PET phone show us that some gaming memories are better off as, well, memories.
Ian Dransfield
3.17.16
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