The final game in the acclaimed "Metroid Prime" trilogy, "Metroid Prime 3" broke ground in an already groundbreaking series. How did it do that? By marrying classic space exploration with compelling narration., of course.
No one knew where the box came from. One of the managers hauled it onto a desk and called a team meeting. Everyone gathered around, wide-eyed and excited. The box was massive, Chris Kirby noted. He got a look at the shipping label. Some words were written in English. Others were Japanese kanji.
Mortal Kombat’s gore was a sensitive subject for American society at large. The moment word of fatalities spread beyond arcades and into schools, homes, and churches, parents and politicians went on the warpath.
You can officially play the original "Doom" on almost every post-1993 console, and thanks to intrepid hackers around the world you can unofficially play it on practically anything with a processor. But that's not the case for 1997's "Doom 64," which has only ever been officially available on the Nintendo 64.
This extremely thorough video from Summoning Salt examines all the details and challenges that expert Mario speedrunners face when trying to beat "Super Mario Bros." Of course, all of this is made much more complicated by abstaining from using warp zones.
Engadget asked readers to write a review to tell us what they miss most about the console. Here's what they had to say about the games they loved, the features that impressed them and the system's unrealized potential.
Released in 1978, Taito's "Space Invaders" is one of the most important pioneers in the history of video games. Not only was it a huge success worldwide, it also created two essential gaming innovations: high scores and a difficulty curve.
An independent game developer and a vocalist, on Monday night accused Jeremy Soule, best known for his musical work on games like “Guild Wars” and “Skyrim,” of sexually predatory behavior and, according to the game developer, rape.
The beloved Playstation character has been around for a long time, but unlike his contemporaries like Mario, Sonic and Spyro, he’s never gotten a true redesign. That’s why YouTuber Brookes Eggleston really went deep with this reimagining of Crash’s entire universe.
EA Sports stopped issuing new versions of its beloved college football title in 2013. But you can still play the video game with updated rosters — thanks to the tireless efforts of an unlikely group of caretakers.
Many retirees struggle with loneliness and boredom, but these senior gamers have found community, activity and quite a bit of fun: “They let me explore worlds and fantasize, and they’ve kept my reflexes quite good.’
Reno man Scott Amos was going through some possessions from the attic of his childhood home the other day when he came across something: an unopened copy of “Kid Icarus” for the Nintendo Entertainment System, complete with receipt from 1988.
When one of their friends said he killed three people and was about to kill another, the members of a gaming forum sprung into action. But they were faced with a terrible situation — the clock was ticking and they had no idea where the alleged killer was.
Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf, 16, become the first winner of the “Fortnite” World Cup and recipient of $3 million in cash prizes. Here’s a look back at how video games have evolved from “Pong” to a billion-dollar esports industry.
Over the course of a month and a half, “Kova,” real name Rana Mahal, convinced at least 25 people to join a game studio that was not a registered company, and develop a video game to which he did not own the rights, in exchange for no pay.
Way back in 2008, New York Giants receiver David Tyree shocked the nation with the Helmet Catch, which helped the Giants take down the Patriots. Nearly 12 years later, “Madden 20” for the PlayStation 4 has upped the ante.
The newest “Legend of Zelda” game is full of stunning landscapes and picturesque locales. But often the element from which the player gets most of their information about the game is not the visuals, but the soundscape.
Link’s adventure through a post-Calamity Hyrule is dangerous, and he needs to cook food to recover his health. This quest to cook and rank the game’s recipes is far less perilous, food poisoning risk aside.