Photo Mode: A Snapshot Of Our Gaming Landscape

Children of the ’90s may remember the surge of enthusiasm surrounding Pokémon Snap’s N64 release. Unlike other popular Pokémon titles up to that point, it offered the chance to catch creatures not with a Poké Ball but with a camera….

Classic Wine And Video Game Pairings 

You’ve probably seen a million lists online about pairing wine with food or wine with music, hell, even wine with movies. But where are the wine pairings for video games? To address this absence, we talked with master sommelier Morgan…

Finding Winter Warmth In A Hearty MMO

Every year, when the daylight wanes faster than I’d prefer and the air chills to bitter cold, I retreat from any outdoor activities and turn to the warmth of my computer. That’s where I sink deep into my chair, crack open…

The Trials And Tribulations Of Video Game Localization

Introduction How does a video game from another region make it into your hands, and how do companies ensure you’re getting an experience that lives up to the original? As the gaming industry becomes more globalized, video game localization is…

Halo Infinite Multiplayer: Here’s What’s You Can Unlock This Week

Halo Infinite’s free multiplayer experience offers many avenues of play, including timed events. This week, 343 Industries introduced the game’s first limited event called Facture: Tenrai. From now until November 30, players can make progress on a new 30-tier battle…

10 Fun Games To Play With The Kids This Holiday

If you have family visiting for a Thanksgiving feast and a holiday weekend of relaxation and shopping, there’s a good chance the younger demographic will be looking for entertainment. If they have their iPads, they’ll likely retreat into YouTube watching…

Harmonix Is Being Acquired By Epic Games

According to announcements from both companies, music and rhythm game developer Harmonix is being acquired by Epic Games.  Epic Games made a statement saying on its website about the company’s future, saying, “The Harmonix team will collaborate closely with Epic to…