It’s never guaranteed which games become eSports titles. Some big-budget video games fail to make the cut while others designed by smaller independent studios can fill arenas with eager fans. A burgeoning eSports scene can be hugely lucrative to game developers as they aim to
In a time beyond time, when the grit and stone of our video gaming foundations was still somewhat molten and mutable, there were games whose footsteps left a fossilized and indelible mark on the tone of things to come. In these earlier days, it was
Konami, one of the monolithic names in Japan's gaming industry, has had its hand in the game since 1978 (not its founding, but when it produced its first coin-op game). The company has a string of successful franchises, both past and present, including the iconic
Gaming on the go is easier than ever if you own a smartphone. And fans of retro classics can get their fill of old-school action on their mobile thanks to the array of revamped titles that are on offer.
Here are just a few of the
At the end of last month, we looked at three titles from the year 1987, taking stock of their pros and cons thirty years after their original release. I like to think of the process as something between an honest review, a nostalgic look back,
I'll start this off the way I like to start as many conversations as possible these days: I have a ton of emulators now, not to mention a handful of working consoles. Every moment I don't spend writing, doing other work, playing D&D, sleeping, reading,
“Ugh, here he is on that Disney game BULLSHIT again.”
Well yeah, but listen
Living in the digital age is a fantastic thing. We can do so much more than we ever have before with so much technology at our very fingertips. Technology has not only given us access to unlimited information and a wealth of new opportunities, but it
In the world of fiction, sometimes the curtain parts to reveal a true conflict. The petty squabbles and sex-drenched tousles so popular with the masses are forced to make way for a truly apocalyptic clashing of forces. The few must take up arms against the
We've talked about DOOM. We've looked at Wolfenstein 3D. We've even touched on some left-field shit like Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold. The formative history of the first person shooter is no new topic to us, RetroFans
Lunacy awaits you. Dive down into the unthinkable abyss with Bryan as he examines three games on the outside end of sensibility.
In the final regular NRW Gaming article of 2017, Bryan sheds some light on the story of one brilliant German immigrant, his ugly-ass wood-paneled box, and how they made video game history together. To usher in a new year, we take a look at the