From Bejeweled To Plants Vs Zombies: How PopCap Got Just About Everyone To Play Their Games
Jul10

From Bejeweled To Plants Vs Zombies: How PopCap Got Just About Everyone To Play Their Games

There is a very good chance you’ve played a PopCap game. More extraordinary, there’s a very good chance everyone you know, including your parents, have played a PopCap game. For about 10 years, there was one name in casual gaming, and that name was almost Sexy Action Cool. Read more…

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The Batman Universe Will Expand With an HBO Max Cop Show
Jul10

The Batman Universe Will Expand With an HBO Max Cop Show

Robert Pattinson’s Batman hasn’t even finished filming yet but his world is already expanding. Director Matt Reeves and Sopranos producer Terrence Winter are teaming up to do a Gotham City set police procedural on HBO Max that takes place in the same universe as the upcoming film. Read more…

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U.S. Army’s Twitch Chat Banning People For Asking About War Crimes
Jul10

U.S. Army’s Twitch Chat Banning People For Asking About War Crimes

Some folks have recently taken to trolling the U.S. Army’s official Twitch channel by asking in chat about the military’s well documented history of committing war crimes. The channel’s moderators have responded by banning them. Read more…

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Valve Failed To Make A Lot of Half-Life Games Before Alyx
Jul10

Valve Failed To Make A Lot of Half-Life Games Before Alyx

Back in March, after 13 years of waiting, Valve finally released a new Half-Life game. Half-Life: Alyx, a VR-only prequel to Half-Life 2, was a big success for Valve, garnering lots of positive reviews and pushing many folks to buy a VR headset. But before Alyx, Valve tried and failed to create more Half-Life, with… Read...

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The best games of 2020 so far
Jul10

The best games of 2020 so far

It feels fair to say that few spans of time in recent memory have called for a good distraction more desperately than the first half of 2020. Which makes it lucky that the most distracting of pop culture mediums, video gaming, has somehow managed to have a pretty banner year, despite it all. Insulated from the worst… Read...

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Twin Mirror, Dontnod’s Upcoming Game, Looks Like A Less Sci-Fi Life Is Strange
Jul10

Twin Mirror, Dontnod’s Upcoming Game, Looks Like A Less Sci-Fi Life Is Strange

Over the past decade, Dontnod Entertainment has established itself as a capable developer of solid adventure games. The French studio’s upcoming game, Twin Mirror, looks like a promising continuation of that thread, at least based on a hands-off preview shown this week. Read more…

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