Developer Rovio’s Angry Birds franchise is branching out from wholesale pig murder with this free-to-play kart racer out today for Android and iOS devices.
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We don’t really have to bring every series over to the new consoles, do we? Here are the ones we’d leave behind.
Now that you’re all done pirating in the Caribbean, check out these related works.
You can basically tell the entire story of the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 console generation with Internet memes … so that’s what we did.
A look back at how some of the digital people we’ve met over the past eight years have evolved and the wisdom they have for us.
Not sure what to do now that you’ve finished GTA V? We’re here to help with some related works.
Telltale’s latest episodic series starts off with a couple of brutal fights and a very bad day for heads.
If you have an entire Saturday free and want to do something fun — and slightly crazy — for charity, read on.
Developers and publishers have started offering elaborate special editions for the first games of brand-new franchises. How do they do that, and why would fans pay up?
We put the adventure game’s events in order so your brain doesn’t have to.
Half of Blackpowder Games talks about its creative process; its humble, insurance-free beginnings; and its first game, Betrayer.
A standalone app due out September 26 for iOS and Android devices cuts the strings on your Just Dance experience.
If you’ve been sitting on the bus wishing that you could bring your bitter rivalries with your friends with you wherever you go, Ubisoft has some news for you.
Developer 2K Marin’s more action-based offering takes the series in a new direction and mostly succeeds.
Mobile-game developer Gree’s data shows the impact of “live events” on gamer participation and revenue.
A new content-sharing platform opens up the customer-friendly system to anyone with a few projects to sell.
Breach & Clear aims to bring the console experience to mobile devices, but it’s missing a few important pieces.
If the game didn’t depress you enough, we’re here to help with some related material.
This year’s E3 featured a multitude of titles with nonlinear gameplay in sprawling environments. Here are pretty much all of them.
Neither E3 attendees nor video game characters enjoy walking everywhere. Here are some alternatives that were on display at the trade show.
An intern who did not attend E3 looks at pictures from the event. He has some questions.
Tired of hearing about all those new games from the show? Check out these old ones.
The puzzle game joins King’s two other cross-platform titles in the developer’s plot for mobile and browser domination.
What do people eat at the trade show? What’s the most awkward way to serve drinks at a party? Where’s the last place you’d expect to see a Starbucks? Read on to find out.
The makers of Pinball FX are looking to expand beyond table-based entertainment. Their solution: Angry Birds plus Warcraft.
Editor’s Pick Still have questions about BioShock Infinite? Maybe this will help.
Editor’s Pick Here are some suggestions for further study if you’d like to keep your BioShock Infinite experience going.
If you’re curious about the paths that you didn’t take in The Walking Dead, but not enough to play the game again, we have you covered.
While we’re reinventing Star Wars, how about some pinball games?
Be sure to check back for the latest news about Sony’s big night.
Remember at the end of Aliens when Ripley tied all those guns together? This game lets you do basically that.
Game developers are increasingly fond of including doodads and gizmos with the premium editions of their games. Here are some of the most ridiculously expensive special editions ever released, in roughly ascending order.
The heroes of the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade side-scroller explain the multiplayer mode. Usually by messing up.
An upcoming free-to-play game turns your iPhone into a Tamagotchi-like virtual pet that you then send off to do battle with other people’s devices.
For the fifth and final installment in our rundown of the most amusing virtual rewards, it’s time to wrap this whole thing up with an eclectic mix of some of the unlockables that didn’t quite fit into the other categories.
In part four of our rundown of the funniest fake awards in games, we honor the achievements that reference movies, people, and other games.
Part three of our tribute to goofy awards; in this installment, we’re getting all postmodern and weird.
Our festival of silly rewards continues. Today, we’re talking about all the ridiculous awards you get for killing stuff.
We’re showcasing some of the most hilarious virtual rewards in games this week. First up: Let’s take a good look at your mistakes.
Here are eight button prompts we would have loved to see in some recent games — even if they wouldn’t all be particularly useful.