Brought to you one day late by Shamus fighting off hordes of influenza ninjas. Or maybe he’s just playing XCOM.
Could Have Been Great
Here are four games that could have been much better with just a little more work.
The Biggest Game Ever
How did this niche racing game make a gameworld so massive, and why is that a big deal?
In Defense of Crunch
Crunch-mode game development isn't good, but sometimes it happens for good reasons.
The Strange Evolution of OpenGL
Sometimes software is engineered. Sometimes it grows organically. And sometimes it's thrown together seemingly at random over two decades.
The Loot Lottery
What makes the gameplay of Borderlands so addictive for some, and what does that have to do with slot machines?