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Explore the inner-workings of your favorite video game titles. Learn more about Halo 3 and America's Army, among others.
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With more than 40 million "experiences" (they don't call them games) to choose from, there's something for everyone in Roblox. Take this quiz to learn more.
By Alia Hoyt
Tetris was developed during the Cold War by a puzzle-happy programmer working for the Russian Academy of Sciences. So how did this addictive game break free of the Iron Curtain?
By John Donovan
Nintendo Switch Online, the paid online service that launches on the Nintendo Switch tomorrow, will not require a constant internet connection in order to play the downloadable NES games available on the service … but there’s a slight catch. As revealed on the official Nintendo Switch Online FAQ, the premium service’s complimentary Nintendo Entertainment System […] The post Nintendo Switch Online: NES Games Can Be Played Offline, But Only For 7 Days appeared first on Goliath.
With hundreds of video games being released each year since the late 70s, there are bound to be some terrible titles that stand out from the rest. There are several factors that determine the quality of a game including gameplay, graphics, and story, among others. Much like with movies, in some rare cases a game is so […] The post The Absolute Worst Video Games Of All-Time appeared first on Goliath.
By Charles Rogers
The video game industry reached $36 billion in revenue in 2017, up 18% from 2016, thus making gaming even more profitable than the film industry. In other words, video games have hit the mainstream, with 80% of American households owning at least one console and often multiple. Over the past few decades, there have been […] The post The 12 Best-Selling Video Game Franchises Of All Time appeared first on Goliath.
By Charles Rogers
Much like in film and television, reboots have become increasingly popular in the video game industry in recent years and given the nature of the gaming landscape, this trend makes a lot of sense. As a medium, video games have evolved at a much more rapid pace in the last few decades than film or […] The post The 15 Greatest Video Game Reboots That Breathed New Life Into A Franchise appeared first on Goliath.
Sony’s PlayStation 4 is in an envious position right now. It not only has a healthy library filled with must-have exclusives and third party software, but has already surpassed lifetime sales of the Super Nintendo and will likely finish ahead of the likes of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 when all is said and done. With […] The post 30 Overlooked PS4 Games That You Need To Play appeared first on Goliath.
Really, it was only a matter of time until Nintendo announced a new Super Smash Bros. for the Switch but now that it’s been confirmed for 2018, we can’t help but get excited by the possibilities. Sure, we know that there will be the usual gameplay tweaks and an avalanche of different gameplay modes, but […] The post 20 Characters That Need To Be Added To Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo Switch appeared first on Goliath.
It’s become increasingly rare that Hollywood will come out something completely original. Almost everything in theaters these days is a sequel, prequel, reboot, remake, or spin-off of an existing franchise, or an adaptation of a novel, comic book, or video game. This article is going to talk about that last thing, the dreaded “video game movie.” […] The post 12 Video Games That Would Make Great Movies appeared first on Goliath.
By Kale Havervold
The death of the arcade may have been greatly exaggerated, but it is true that they are a much less significant part of the games industry than they used to be in the ’80s and ’90s (although virtual reality arcades could very well bring them back in a big way). Before the majority of gamers started […] The post The 25 Best-Selling Arcade Games Of All Time appeared first on Goliath.
With the Super NES Classic Edition now available, nostalgia for Nintendo’s beloved 16-bit console is at an all-time high. And really, why shouldn’t it be? Despite being over a quarter century old, the Super Nintendo is still widely considered to be one of the greatest gaming systems ever made and is closely associated with what […] The post The 40 Greatest Super Nintendo Games: See Which Ones Made It To The SNES Classic Edition appeared first on Goliath.
The role playing game upended the video game industry two decades ago, and still looms large on its 20th anniversary.
Think the video game industry is all fun and games? Think again. Video games have been the subject of some very monumental lawsuits over the years, and issues involving developers, characters, controversies, and merchandise have tied up courts around the world and resulted in multi-million dollar judgments and settlements. And nobody in the video game world […] The post 11 Video Games That Resulted in Major Lawsuits appeared first on Goliath.
By Jack Sackman
Gaming with friends is always tremendous fun and offers a change of pace from going solo. While the majority of multiplayer gaming is competitive, playing in a cooperative fashion, working toward the same goal is rewarding and immensely enjoyable. The idea of split-screen cooperative gaming is slowly dying out as the couch co-op genre has implemented […] The post The Best Couch Co-Op Games To Play With Friends appeared first on Goliath.
Originally conceived as a third-person real-time strategy game for Mac computers, Bungie’s Halo franchise has gone on to become one of the biggest first-person shooter franchises in gaming and an incredibly important one at that. It’s not unreasonable to say that if it wasn’t for Halo , Microsoft’s Xbox brand may not have survived past its […] The post Ranking 9 ‘Halo’ Games From Worst To Best appeared first on Goliath.
By now, most of us have figured out the basics of Pokemon Go, even with the game seemingly going out of its way to not tell players anything about how its systems work. Overall, Pokemon Go isn’t an incredibly deep experience, but it has enough intricacies that make it quite a bit more complex than […] The post 10 Advanced ‘Pokemon GO’ Tips To Help You Catch ‘Em All appeared first on Goliath.
A pocket monster by any other name would smell as sweet. But it would also raise issues of fan respect, linguistics, politics and cultural imperialism.
By Chris Opfer
With a total of 21 unique characters playable at launch, Overwatch can be pretty daunting for new players, especially those who haven’t played team oriented games where not every character is suitable for every situation. But overcoming that initial hurdle is imperative if you want to get into the game and start honing your skills as […] The post The 8 Best ‘Overwatch’ Characters For Beginners appeared first on Goliath.
By Wes Walcott
Some games can get away with having a boring protagonist, but it’s far rarer to find a good game with a boring villain. Villains often steal the show and it’s no secret that “villains have more fun.” The best villains are characters that people love to hate. There needs to be a reason behind the […] The post The 10 Best Video Game Villains appeared first on Goliath.
By Colin Anderson
For years, kids have been filling their Pokédexes with Pokemon they've caught in Nintendo's digital fields. Why has it stayed so popular while other franchises haven't?
By Bryan Young