Category: GamerCore

Reader Discussion: Is Replayability Important?

Reader Discussion: Is Replayability Important?

Does a game need to be infinitely replayable in order to be considered good? Or is it enough to offer one worthwhile playthrough to be considered a classic? I have favorite games I will...

Nintendo “Looking At” Unity On 3DS

Nintendo “Looking At” Unity On 3DS

In 2012, Nintendo announced a partnership making Unity development easier on Wii U. Nintendo is apparently also looking at bringing the popular engine to 3DS. Siliconera spoke with senior manager of marketing for Nintendo...

Reader Discussion: Have Games Ever Made You Mad?

Reader Discussion: Have Games Ever Made You Mad?

Video games are designed to be fun, but sometimes we don’t have fun playing them. Has playing a game ever turned your face red or made you want to lash out and smash something?...

Amazon Fury Part 1 DLC Coming To DC Universe Online

Amazon Fury Part 1 DLC Coming To DC Universe Online

This spring DC Universe Online is getting story-based DLC featuring Wonder Woman as she tries to save Gotham from her mother, Queen of the Amazons. As the name implies, this is the first part...

Dear Esther Developer Accepts Position With Valve

Dear Esther Developer Accepts Position With Valve

Robert Briscoe, a developer with The Chinese Room, the team behind the PC indie game Dear Esther, recently accepted a position with Valve. In a post on his personal blog, Briscoe writes over the...

Over Six Million Copies Of The Last Of Us Have Been Sold

Over Six Million Copies Of The Last Of Us Have Been Sold

Naughty Dog has announced that over six million copies of its PlayStation 3 au revoir have been sold. The news was slyly slipped into a promotion for the GDC panels on which Naughty Dog...

Last Of Us, Tearaway Win Big At The BAFTA Awards

Last Of Us, Tearaway Win Big At The BAFTA Awards

The Last of Us took home five BAFTA trophies last night, earning awards in half of the categories it was nominated in, including Game of the Year. Media Molecule’s Tearaway and Rockstar’s Grand Theft...

Sequels Are Vital To The Video Game Industry

Sequels Are Vital To The Video Game Industry

As some of our readers know, my path to Game Informer was not via a traditional journalism route. My background is in business and arts administration. One of the intersecting lessons from those courses...

Thief Runs at 900p on Xbox One — How Much Does Resolution Matter to You?

Thief Runs at 900p on Xbox One — How Much Does Resolution Matter to You?

It sounds like Thief will run at a slightly lower resolution on the Xbox One than the PlayStation 4: 900p for the former, 1080p for the latter, and both versions at 30 frames per second....

Candy Crush Maker’s Profits Swelled 7,000 Percent on Game’s Success

Candy Crush Maker’s Profits Swelled 7,000 Percent on Game’s Success

If your legions of bleary-eyed, Candy Crush-playing friends weren’t enough evidence of the game’s popularity, here’s another piece: Profits for the game maker King Digital Entertainment skyrocketed 7,000 percent on Candy Crush’s success. The...