Archives for June, 2013

Gearbox, SEGA Sued Over Aliens: Colonial Marines

image-2980 Update: Gearbox has now commented on the lawsuit, providing the following statement to IGN: 'Attempting to wring a class action lawsuit out of a demonstration is beyond meritless. We continue to support the game, and will defend the rights of entertainers to share their works-in-progress without fear of frivolous litigation.' Additionally, SEGA ...

Nine of the Weirdest, Wackiest Controllers Ever

image-3248 As the lone conduit between our brain-tanks and our consoles (or computers), controllers need to be able to do a lot of different things for a lot of different games, and do them all well enough that they’re effectively invisible. The best designs do just that. Great controllers from our ...

IGN Shirts on Sale This Week

image-3121 Want to show the world how much you love IGN? Good news - IGN’s Splitreason store has more than a dozen shirts and hoodies for you to choose from, including some inspired by your favorite game and movie franchises! For a limited time, some of our most popular designs are on ...

Tomb Raider Review

image-2900 Tomb Raider is an exhilarating action adventure that serves as a terrific origin story for the iconic Lara Croft. The Good Story believably builds Lara up from unsure academic to ...

The Evolution of RPG Archetypes

image-3104 Seems like every game is an RPG these days. At this point we fully expect the next chapter of Tetris to tout 'RPG elements!' on the box. It's the cliché of our times. But saying something has been inspired by RPGs usually means more than 'it has numbers and a ...

NCAA Football 14 will use the BCS as post-season play

image-3218 As fans are probably well aware by now, college football is doing away with the BCS, a controversial system used to determine a team's ranking, and ultimately the two national championship eligible teams, based on several debatable factors. Replacing the BCS will be a new playoff system whose details are ...
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