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Connecting the Dots for Fun and Profit

The Halo media franchise has created a rich narrative universe that you've never heard about.

Connecting the Dots for Fun and Profit

Comics are proving to be fertile ground for expanding game universes.

Connecting the Dots for Fun and Profit

Authors of tie-in fiction find a balance between tell new stories while staying true to the videogame worlds fans love.

Connecting the Dots for Fun and Profit

Dora the Explorer is a videogame; you just don't play it.

Gamers as Creators

There are many ways to enter the videogame industry; so many, in fact, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here's some practical advice to help you on your way.

Gamers as Creators

Working through the process of creating a mod - even a bad one - can be a crash course in game design.

Gamers as Creators

Media Molecule's John Beech shows that to be a game developer, sometimes all you need is a PS3 and a lot of creativity

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When it comes to the great monster showdown, vampires may be popular, but zombies have the edge when it comes to scaring the pants off of us.

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Alan Wake may look like a game about a writer trying to find his wife, but it's really a story about the game's troubled development and the toll it took on the people who made it.

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The zombies of Minecraft aren't simply there to make the game more difficult, says Russ Pitts. They're there to remind you that life's one true mission is that of survival.

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You'd probably be happier if you cheated every now and again - just know when to say "when."

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Players may sigh when they see yet another crate or barrel, but without those familiar gaming landmarks, it's easy to feel lost.

The Nostalgia Issue

The Mega Man X series provides a wonderful example of a franchise that successfully grew with its audience and took its fans to heart.

The Nostalgia Issue

Classic games are like old friends, and the folks at GOG have done a tremendous amount to work to bring those classics back, even if the process sometimes takes years.

Making Morality Matter

Moral choices don't have much bite when you can just reload your game and try again. True moral quandaries happen without a safety net.