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Street Fighter 6 is Shaping up to be a Fighting Game for the Ages

Street Fighter 6 is Shaping up to be a Fighting Game for the Ages

Capcom's upcoming fighter has got us excited for more than a few reasons.

Why Did Lost Planet Fail To Hit The Mark?

Why Did Lost Planet Fail To Hit The Mark?

Lost Planet had an interesting premise, but the franchise slowly faded into obscurity after just a handful of entries and one spin-off.

What Is Going On With The Next Need For Speed?

What Is Going On With The Next Need For Speed?

The next Need For Speed is slated to release this year, and with little to nothing to show for it - is EA sending the game out to die?

What Went Wrong with God of War: Ascension?

What Went Wrong with God of War: Ascension?

Why exactly does God of War: Ascension has its less-than-stellar reputation?

Why Did Batman and Robin Flop?

Why Did Batman and Robin Flop?

We take a look back at the curious case of this licensed tie-in property and try to understand what the hell actually happened.

What Went Wrong With Mortal Kombat – Special Forces?

What Went Wrong With Mortal Kombat – Special Forces?

We take a look at this interesting but ultimately unsuccessful experiment with a beloved franchise and try to understand what happened.

What Went Wrong With Rambo: The Video Game?

What Went Wrong With Rambo: The Video Game?

We take a look back at this horrendous incarnation of John Rambo in video game form.

Gotham Knights – Is Batman Really Dead?

Gotham Knights – Is Batman Really Dead?

We analyse this seemingly impossible prospect that lies at the heart of Gotham Knight's narrative.

What Happened to DriveClub Developer Evolution Studios?

What Happened to DriveClub Developer Evolution Studios?

This group of racing game developers has had quite an interesting trajectory.

Halo Infinite’s Troubles Continue With Split-Screen Co-op Cancelled

Halo Infinite’s Troubles Continue With Split-Screen Co-op Cancelled

Microsoft's flagship franchise continues to face issues, with major features delayed again and lackluster communication all around.

Analyzing the Enduring Success of PlayStation

Analyzing the Enduring Success of PlayStation

What are the driving factors behind PlayStation's immense success?

How the Nintendo Switch Undoes 25 Years of Damage and Frostiness Between Nintendo and Third Parties

How the Nintendo Switch Undoes 25 Years of Damage and Frostiness Between Nintendo and Third Parties

[drop-cap]N[/drop-cap]intendo home consoles and third parties have, at the best of times, a somewhat troubled relationship. Nintendo's entire history as a platform holder is marked by their sometimes ... Read More

Saints Row (2022) – Why Do So Many Gamers Hate It?

Saints Row (2022) – Why Do So Many Gamers Hate It?

The newest Saints Row title is getting mixed reactions from critics, but there's significant backlash from some players. Find out why here.

Can the Upcoming Skate Save the Series?

Can the Upcoming Skate Save the Series?

Skate might finally be coming back for good but can it reinvigorate the series?

What Happened to LawBreakers?

What Happened to LawBreakers?

Here's how a twitch-based multiplayer shooter from Unreal and Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski could fail so quickly.

Conservative Video Game Remake vs Radical Reimagining – Which Is Better?

Conservative Video Game Remake vs Radical Reimagining – Which Is Better?

Which is the safest path to success for a remake?

Remembering P.T., the Incredible Horror Teaser

Remembering P.T., the Incredible Horror Teaser

From its pre-Gamescom 2014 debut to its removal several months later, P.T. remains a memorable experience and influence on horror gaming.

What Makes Stray Such a Good Game?

What Makes Stray Such a Good Game?

BlueTwelve Studio's adventure title has been met with positive responses since launch- but what exactly makes it such a good game?

GTA 6 Will Seemingly be a Very Different GTA (And Why That’s a Good Thing)

GTA 6 Will Seemingly be a Very Different GTA (And Why That’s a Good Thing)

It looks like the next Grand Theft Auto game is going to make some significant (and exciting) changes.

The Original Splinter Cell Is Still A Masterclass In Stealth Design

The Original Splinter Cell Is Still A Masterclass In Stealth Design

While cracks do rear their head sometimes, the original Splinter Cell remains one hell of a game 20 years later.