Video Games

The most terrifying jumpscares in horror-free video games

While most would actively avoid putting themselves in real danger, there is something exciting about experiencing terror in a fictional setting. Watching split-second escapes, haunting accumulations, and confusing atmospheres tickle society’s intrigue on the most primitive level. Video games have tapped into that sensation with a slew of spooky titles over the years, from resident Evil franchise to underrated gems ...

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10 cheesy video games that deserve remakes

Lately, more and more fan favorite video games have been remade and brought back into the limelight, such as Ultimate sonic colors and Demon souls. These remakes allow new generations of gamers to experience some beloved gems in a way that meets today’s modern standards, making games as entertaining as the originals, improving graphics, adding new features, improving accessibility, etc. ...

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Predicting 2022 Video Game Flops – Player’s Record

Hogwarts Legacy – guaranteed success? (photo: WB Games) A reader tries to predict the successes and failures of 2022, but will the likes of Gotham Knights and Hogwarts Legacy really end up in the bargain basket? I’m starting to lose track of how many games are slated for release in 2022. As far as I can remember, Horizon Forbidden West, ...

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“The Last of Us 2” Proves Games Can Make Us Better People

As a black gamer, I spent decades separating my hobby from my identity for fear that no one would want to play with me. But the more I opened up, the more surprised I was to find a solid base of friends through video games. Over the past couple of years, in particular, identifying with people through gaming has been ...

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Samsung’s new video game hub could finally popularize game streaming to TVs

The news: Samsung could popularize game streaming through its new platform, which will allow users to play video games directly on some 2022 models of its smart TVs without a game console, through Gamesindustry.biz. the Samsung Game Center The platform is produced in partnership with three game streaming companies: Nvidia, Utomik, and Google Stadia. Stadia Pro members will be able ...

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Your movies and video games are tuned to get brighter with the new HDMI standard

The HDMI standard is evolving, with a new update that promises to be spectacular. This new 2.1a standard should make it possible to optimize all the content of an HDR (High Dynamic Range) display, whatever the lighting conditions. It promises to be a big hit at CES 2022, which will (still) be held in Las Vegas from January 5-8, 2022. ...

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10 voice cameos from famous actors in famous video games

21st century video games have evolved from arcade entertainment to narrative works of art. Due to this transition, players will have a more cinematic feel when playing certain games, especially those in the role-playing genre where the storylines can be as complicated and in-depth as a novel. RELATED: 10 Console Game Characters You Didn’t Know Were Played By The Same ...

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IGN Top 100 Video Games of All-Time Marathon – Oakland News Now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eC1bWvtyIk Oakland News Now – IGN Top 100 Video Games of All Time Marathon – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Join us as your favorite hosts count down the Top 100 Games of All Time ...

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How Discord, born from an obscure game, became a social hub

In 2015, Jason Citron, a computer programmer, was struggling to break into the video game industry. The new multiplayer game he had created with his development studio, Hammer & Chisel, was not catching on. So Mr. Citron staged an abrupt about-face. He fired his company’s game developers, made the game’s chat feature his only product, and gave it a mysterious ...

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The 10 Best Fireworks in Video Games

Fireworks are a fantastic light show that brings people together at some of the most important holidays of the year. However, fireworks aren’t limited to the real world, as you can experience them in video games as well. RELATED: The Best Gaming Soundtracks of 2021 When you watch fireworks in video games, they often have an even more unique shape ...

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