Alex wonders aloud why game companies still so often treat the spring and summer months like some kind of deadly forbidden zone.
Patrick has some news to share about the future, and somehow acts surprised at how many horror links there are this week.
Not the most eventful of Nintendo Directs, but a few details about the publisher's summer lineup have come to light.
After an extended disappearance, 2K Marin's XCOM shooter has resurfaced, and Alex had a chance to sit down and play it.
One time use codes for online features will no longer be included in EA titles.
On this most precious day for mothers everywhere, Alex runs down some of the video game moms that have left a lasting impression.
Turn the subtitles on, flip the voices to Russian, and walk through a post-apocalyptic set of links.
One trip to Iceland later, Patrick comes to understand what drives 500,000 players to engage in the ongoing space opera that is EVE Online, and why being a game about spreadsheets is a good thing.
No official link between gun creators and publisher, but EA shooters to include real guns.
The designer claims he didn’t just leave the publisher but was fired.
The publisher has struck a deal with Disney to grant them the exclusive license for the franchise.
After a week exploring the beautiful Iceland and hearing about ISK for days on end, Worth Reading returns its own set of nonsense.
The Year of Luigi has become something more than just a marketing push for Nintendo, as it struggles to find its place in the modern gaming landscape.
The once first- and third-person tactical shooter is now solely a third-person tactical shooter, emphasis on the tactics.
May 21st is when we can expect to be briefed on whatever it is Microsoft's been up to.
One's headed to theaters in 2015, while the other is going direct-to-video. Try and guess which is which!
The Texas-based developer was the highest bidder for the space-set real-time strategy series. And you'll never guess who picked up Darksiders.
Given the preponderance of heavy events this week, what say we keep things light and just dig into some reader emails? That sounds nice to me.
After a turbulent week for ol' America, it's time to hang out with a good glass of scotch and enjoy some damn video games.
Plus a whole bunch of release dates and other useful info.
Alex takes in the wildly diverse opinions and theories being floated about BioShock Infinite, and picks out a few common themes.
It's the weekend, right? Let's do this.
Depression Quest isn't about winning. It's about helping you and me understand a disorder. Jennifer actually lives with depression, and until Depression Quest, she hadn't found a game that spoke to her.
...but it's not made by Rocksteady Studios, who is apparently working on something else.
Criticism lost one of its most storied figures this week. Alex takes a moment to recognize the man's legacy, both in film and in video games.
In case you were wondering why the Wii U port missed its launch window, now you know!
One of Capcom's most popular franchises, Monster Hunter, has never caught on outside of Japan. Why? Why not? Patrick spent more than a dozen hours trying to figure it out. Here's what he found.
The once mighty publisher of nearly all things Star Wars and Indiana Jones will be shifting to a "licensing" focused model.
Alex looks back at the brief, but memorable life of the Rock Band franchise, and tells a few stories along the way.
The Giant Bomb crew (barely) survived another PAX East, and Alex was even able to remember some of it.
We're in Boston... you're in Boston... let's do something!
Moving data between platforms and enabling 3DS online play will have to wait a few days.
Lead designer Nels Anderson explains why the studio is giving the Criterion treatment to its celebrated stealth game. A new level, more items, and roughly 15,000 words of behind-the-scenes commentary.
EA's beleaguered CEO has stepped down from the company.
Mac version is en route, and it might make an appearance on Vita.
Let's talk about eSports Entertainment, the further misadventures of SimCity, and occasional outbursts of excitement.
With a two-week break for Worth Reading on the horizon, grab yer coffee and sit down for an afternoon of plenty to read and play.
Dave's going on vacation for a bit, so Alexis is gonna need some help.
Publishers allowed to cut general audience trailers for Mature-rated games, a la movies, and restrictions relaxed for cross promotions.
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