The 4 R's: Re-releases, Remasters, Remakes and Reboots
The gaming industry is one of many that use the deep-rooted nostalgia of consumers to resell them something tied to their own fond memories of times past, or at the very least sell to people who missed out on something special the first time around. The various forms of these releases and how closely they resemble the original title that inspired them has been a constant source of confusion and frustration among gamers for a few decades now.We’ve discussed this topic once before in an article, but as OP recruit numerous aspiring writers and journalists, opinions don’t always line up. This
The History of id Software & How Their Games Began
id is a name most gamers should have seen or heard of at some point in their life. Arguably the single most influential developer that has had the largest historical impact on the gaming industry and gamers themselves.Beginning their relationship in 1989 as employees of Softdisk, a subscription-based company that offered new Apple software and games to customers on a regular basis. John Carmack, John Romero, Tom Hall and Adrian Carmack worked for Gamer’s Edge, the PC focused division of Softdisk, developing computer games for monthly subscribers. Under Softdisk the two John’s, Tom and Adrian developed titles from series such as
How ‘Quake’ Helped Define the Gaming Industry
Before Counterstrike, Unreal Tournament, and League of Legends, we had Quake—a first-person shooter game in 1996 that inspired many of the best titles in modern gaming. In fact, when IGN interviewed creative director Tim Willits during Quake’s anniversary in 2015, he commented, “If you look at games today, and if you look at the shape of the video game industry, Quake was actually more influential than Doom was.” And Doom introduced a lot of new things, from mod scenes and pseudo-3D graphics, to AI and action multiplayer. To say that another game is more superior—and one that came after Doom, at
Rhyfel's Comprehensive List of Life Changing Games
Don't worry this is not the typical "Top 100" list. Think of it more like a suggestion list of awesome games more than anything, this is a list of some of the games I have played over the many years, which I believe are detrimental to a thorough experience of what gaming truly has to offer. It includes titles from nearly every genre that have all provided gamers with unique experiences unparalleled at the time or since.These are not all the games I played, these are not all the necessary games either as I am sure I missed plenty. But these
Awesome Games Done Quick 2017 Roundup
After over 170 games played by over 200 runners for more than 150 consecutive hours and many emotional speeches this year's Awesome Games Done Quick has come to a conclusion raising more than $2.2 million, decimating the previous record set at AGDQ 2015 by nearly $700k.For those that do not know GDQ is a twice yearly charity event for the Prevent Cancer Foundation that revolves around speedrunning. Runners from all over the world converged at Hilton Washington Dulles, Herndon, Virginia for the seven day event now in to its seventh year.Alongside the usual classic runs of Mario, Metroid, Kirby and Zelda
Gameplay of the game:May 26, 2023
Well-written but a little self-indulgent and heavily focused on personal frustration and distaste for the game without actually telling us much about the title at all. I have no real clue what the game involves or what the objectives or goals are?
Glad you finally got the review out, but maybe focusing efforts on reviewing something you don't seemingly loathe intensely would have been a better call, as it's clearly had a negative impact on the overall delivery of this review.
Although it seems Pinky took something valuable from it, so who am I to argue with that?
Hope you're well.November 09, 2022
great review, very informative article now im curious if I would try this game. Of course with mid expectations but its still very colorful and prettyNovember 06, 2022
Blah blah blah ... What beautiful and completely unrelated to what happened here, the words.
Okay, I'm not from Russia. What do you say to the residents of Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine, whose accounts were also banned?
And what do you say when Opium Pulses bans you? They really don't like to fulfill their obligations, you know. There is no user, there are no obligations... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯October 24, 2022
That is a disgusting word to use ,especially knowing what is happening to the Ukrainian people at the moment.
What happened here is the same thing that happened to trading cards on Steam and also the same problem that Alienware has suffered from in the past and is now suffering from again as bad actors have shifted over there on mass..
I wouldn't be surprised to hear it also played a part in other sites restructuring or completely closing down.
To try and blame the site owners for your criminality ,well ,no surprise there.......
The action taken to stop the constant targeted abuse of fun gaming giveaway sites like this does not in any way equate to "genocide" and to suggest so is just shameful and speaks volumes about how certain people's minds work.
We can only hope that one day soon russians will improve their standard of living (and thinking) and they won't feel the need to commit crimes and ruin what is a fun pastime of gamers around the world.October 17, 2022
Wow, sounds fantastic!October 10, 2022
your opinion is imposed by films and the government, in reality it's not at all like thatSeptember 26, 2022
Surprised by the incredibly measured and restrained policy of the site administration. It's incredibly difficult these days. However, trying to be liberal with a bandit nation is always a losing stance. Once again, I am convinced where the Russians are, there is fraud and theft.September 24, 2022