Last of Us Part II: News, Rumors, and Everything We Know

Naughty Dog’s survival game The Last of Us breathed new life into the zombie genre, with emotional storytelling that garnered nigh universal praise. It set a high bar for any sequel to clear, a hurdle that creative director Neil Druckmann recognized in 2014, claiming the studio would only do a …

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AlphaGo To Take On World's Best Go Player in May

Why it matters to you AlphaGo defeating the world’s top go player will solidify artificial intelligence’s impressive victory over one of humanities’ oldest pastimes. DeepMind’s AlphaGo, the groundbreaking artificial intelligence that has been trouncing the best human Go players for the last year, will face off against the world’s top-ranked player Ke …

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'Fantasy World Dizzy' remade for NES 24 years later

Why it matters to you Out of the nine mainline games and numerous spin-offs, ‘Fantasy World Dizzy’ has always been regarded as one of the best, and now you can play it for free. Fantasy World Dizzy, the third entry in the platforming series starring an anthropomorphic egg, was scheduled to …

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When It Comes To Video Game UI, Ignorance Is Often Bliss

Communication is one of the biggest challenges of video game design. How much information do players need before they go where you want them to go? Looking back, the games we think of as “retro” were often vague in telegraphing what players should do. In the modern era, the pendulum …

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Here's Why You Shouldn't Buy A Budget Gaming Laptop

Gaming performance is becoming a standard feature in laptops, in part because it’s cheaper than ever for manufacturers to pack powerful graphics cards into their products. That’s given rise to a new breed of budget gaming laptops that appear, at a glance, far more capable than those available just a …

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