Category: GamerCore

Fall Of The Empire: How Inner Turmoil Brought Down LucasArts

Fall Of The Empire: How Inner Turmoil Brought Down LucasArts

Like a farm boy looking contemplatively upon two suns, in 2004 LucasArts was searching for answers and ways to right a video game business in disarray. Although Star Wars fans were pleased with several...

Five Surprise Video Game Successes

Five Surprise Video Game Successes

The popular Flappy Bird has proven to be a surprise success for its creator Dong Nguyen. It was so much of a surprise success, in fact, that Nguyen can no longer take the notoriety...

Reader Discussion: Digital Download Or Physical Retail?

Reader Discussion: Digital Download Or Physical Retail?

As we move into the new generation of video gaming, the choice between downloading a game and braving the real world to purchase a box is more prevalent than ever. Despite lacking physical components...

Ubisoft Requests World War I Memorabilia For Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Ubisoft Requests World War I Memorabilia For Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Valiant Hearts: The Great War has a stylized look, but is grounded in real World War I history, and Ubisoft is looking to the community to fill out the game’s collectible objects. Ubisoft is...

Need For Speed: Rivals Developer Experiencing Layoffs

Need For Speed: Rivals Developer Experiencing Layoffs

Ghost Games, the developer who recently took the keys to the Need for Speed franchise, has “entered a consultation period,” leading to layoffs. “We have entered a consultation period for some positions in our...

What Indie Game Are You Most Excited To Play In 2014?

What Indie Game Are You Most Excited To Play In 2014?

With each passing year, the independent game scene becomes more vibrant and varied. 2013 brought us amazing games like Gone Home, Antichamber, and Papers, Please. There seems to be no sign of things slowing...

At 20 Million Copies Sold, Skyrim Is in the Top 20 Bestselling Games of All Time

At 20 Million Copies Sold, Skyrim Is in the Top 20 Bestselling Games of All Time

This is technically last week’s news – last Thursday’s to be precise: Skyrim has sold 20 million copies since it launched in November 2011. That figure was buried in a press release about Bethesda’s upcoming...

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Sony is bringing the relaunched Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn to PlayStation 4 consoles in April, and it’s offering incentive to pre-order the game. The game will be available on April 14 and...

Four Sony Online MMOs Are Getting The Axe

Four Sony Online MMOs Are Getting The Axe

This year will see the end of four MMO titles published by Sony Online Entertainment. At unspecified dates in 2014, development of Free Realms, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, and...

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Might as Well Be the Next Assassin’s Creed

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Might as Well Be the Next Assassin’s Creed

Judging from the tenor and lowdown of this grim-voiced Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor walkthrough, it’s going to be a game that shares the name and little else with Professor Tolkien’s forbidding, technophobic fantasy-verse. I’m...