“Gotcha!” game mechanics are as maligned as they are misunderstood. Let’s explore how these mechanics amplify (or cheapen) the experience.
Metroid Mike 64’s Mario Maker 2 creation is certainly enjoyable, but it just makes me want a real Super Mario Bros 5. even more.
“Masahiro Sakurai on Creating Games” is a new YouTube channel from the creator of Kirby and Super Smash Bros. Here’s why it’s worth your time.
Every great protagonist needs a great sidekick. In same cases, that side character even steals the spotlight. Here are 10 great examples.
Having trouble deciding which of director Jordan Peele’s horror movies is best? From Get Out to Nope, here’s all Jordan Peele movies ranked.
Learn how the Mass Effect trilogy defined a gaming generation with its role-playing choices, DLC controversy, over-marketed ending, and more.
Stuck indoors and need fresh air? From Firewatch to A Short Hike, here are seven stellar indie games about nature and the great outdoors.
I ranked 105 NPCs in Hollow Knight (from the Mantis Lords to Hornet) based on my amusement, their battle skills, and their overall value.
Elden Ring’s Stake of Marika is a great mechanic that’s vastly underused. Let’s explore the missed potential for this accessibility mechanic.
Is simplicity good for game design? Learn the pros and cons through the lenses of Dragon Ball FighterZ, Final Fantasy XIV, and Evil Genius 2.