Disney Infinity characters – All of the toys revealed so far

To infinity and beyond Yes, you”ve been able to collect popular Disney characters like Wreck-It Ralph, Buzz Lightyear, and even Sorcerer”s Apprentice Mickey, but with Disney”s acquisition of properties like Marvel and Star Wars, you can also collect cartoon versions of those heroes. In Disney Infinity 3.0, the sandbox builder/every-other-genre-you-can-think-of game continues to add some […]

The 7 kinds of towns youll inevitably build in Fallout 4

Your own patch of wasteland It”s finally happened: Bethesda has gone toe to toe with Minecraft. The publisher has been toying with in-game map editing tools for its core RPG franchises for some time Skyrim”s Hearthfire expansion allows you to build and decorate houses, on top of a robust physics system that lets you drag […]

Lara Croft”s bizarre adventures outside of video games

Look to the Croft Lara Croft was once the first lady of video games. While other mascots represented a single game or company, Lara epitomized “90s-era gaming as a whole. Her dual pistols, skimpy outfit, and cocksure attitude were the holy trifecta of escapist entertainment, promising Indiana Jones-style action with all the sex appeal that […]

Wandering back into the bizarre wasteland of Fallout: New Vegas

Frankly, Fallout: New Vegas was kind of a mess, a sprawling RPG held together by duct tape and Wonderglue. You’re walking along and BAM! A burned-out car randomly springs you 35m in the air. Or, mid-conversation, someone’s head rotates 360º. There’s even the recent revelation uncovered by hobbyist coders that, because its predecessor lacked functioning […]

I”ve never played Castlevania, where”s the best place to start?

Video games have their share of long and storied franchises. But around the seventh or eighth sequel, it can be difficult for newcomers to know where to start. These guides will point you in the right direction, and maybe you”ll find a new favorite. Curse that Dracula. No matter how many times you banish him […]

I”ve never played Resident Evil, where”s the best place to start?

Video games have their share of long and storied franchises. But around the seventh or eighth sequel, it can be difficult for newcomers to know where to start. These guides will point you in the right direction, and maybe you”ll find a new favorite. Capcom”s seminal survival horror series has reinvented itself more times than […]

Why Dracula”s castle is the real star of Castlevania

There’s a classic moment in Bram Stoker’s Dracula where a solicitor named Jonathan Harker climbs down from a carriage in the Carpathian Mountains and beholds “a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky”. This portentous arrival should give […]

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