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How YouTube Is Changing Gaming Forever

After all the fights over copyright infringement fell away, one of the greatest forces in gaming today emerged, and YouTube became dominated by gamers more popular than the biggest music acts. What does it mean for the future of gaming and how is the industry adapting? Who’s more famous? PewDiePie...

How Has Dynasty Warriors Lasted So Long?

Fun. Boring. Safe. Exciting. Bland. Cheesy. Dynasty Warriors is many things to many people as it has also become one of the longest-running series in gaming. How? Producer Akihiro Suzuki spills the secrets… I do feel that we have come to the point that we need to change the game...

Can Drake Save Next-Gen?

After showing the world it can spin mature, emotional storytelling with The Last Of Us, Naughty Dog is ready to return to the story of Nathan Drake, and mix that bombastic Hollywood adventure movie with the nuance and craft the studio has become known for… Do you think there’s been...

Gaming’s 10 cheapest multiplayer exploits

In the wake of Evolve’s launch and the balancing issues that came with it, we’ve been thinking about multiplayer games and the difficulties that come in making them impenetrable. For every well-constructed game, there’s another out there riddled with glitches. Sometimes, these glitches are patched sharpish, but other times they...

9 games that started life as something else entirely

Did you know how much these games changed during development? Devil May Cry was originally going to be a Resident Evil sequel It’s one of the more famous examples of a massive gear shift for a videogame as Hideki Kamiya pitched a much more action orientated experience for Resident Evil...

Hellblade – Behind the scenes at Ninja Theory

“There are games out there that have sold about five million units, and were considered failures,” says Dominic Matthews, product development ninja at Ninja Theory, to games™. “That’s ridiculous. absolutely ridiculous. It’s that unfortunate cycle that’s lead to a lot of development teams disappearing.” He’s not wrong – in 2015, so...

Virtual Reality Pros and Cons – Every headset assessed

There’s a lot going on in the VR world right now, and while the tech isn’t exactly hidden behind closed doors, it’s rare that people get to experience exactly what each headset can do and see precisely what they’re capable of. We asked Patrick O’Luanaigh, CEO of VR developer nDreams,...

18 Must-Watch Indie Games

From the end of the world to the centre of the universe, here are the most exciting independently-developed videogames on the horizon 01. Volume Developer: Mike Bithell | Formats: PlayStation 4, Vita, PC, Mac | ETA: Q2 ■ Mike Bithell is watching his words. “I’ve been playing a lot of...