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When FMV Ruled The World And Why It’s Coming Back

This feature first appeared in Game Informer issue 301. For a brief time, full-motion video (FMV) games were omnipresent. In the ‘90s, the format seemed like the future, with games like The 7th Guest and Wing Commander III promising an unmatched level of visual fidelity due their use of real-life ...

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GameFly to shutter streaming service this month

GameFly, the video game rental company, will be shutting down its streaming service at the end of the month, Variety reported earlier this week. This closure comes just over three years after the streaming service launched in 2015. GameFly, the no-console streaming service for gamers, offered packages for $7 and $10 per month ...

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10 Video Game Characters Who Don’t Get No Respect

There’s no shortage of iconic characters in the video game industry, from million-dollar mascots like Mario and Pikachu, to fully fleshed-out characters like John Marston, Joel and Ellie, and … GLaDOS, apparently. Even an unequivocal loser like Sonic still receives heaps of love and admiration from wayward fans, in addition ...

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Atari games are coming to Teslas via software update

Atari games are coming to Teslas via software update – TechCrunch Here’s some unexpected fun, courtesy of the man himself. Elon Musk announced via Twitter today that Teslas will be getting a handful of classic Atari titles in the next four weeks, courtesy of a software update. Along with already ...

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How Hackers Are Preserving Gaming History

On May 26, anonymous user “@__” sent an encrypted file with a limit of 20 downloads to the Pokémon Reverse Engineering Tools (PRET) Discord. “i heard you like protos,” @__ wrote. The file was something of a legend among the Pokémon reverse-engineering community: a demo version of Pokémon Gold and ...

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F' Batman?! All the Other Times Batman and Robin Broke Up

Share. The not so Dynamic Duo. By Jesse Schedeen Batman and Robin may have the single most iconic partnership in the superhero world, but their relationship isn’t all sunshine and roses. Take the new trailer for the live-action Titans series, for example. When Robin isn’t smashing his boot of justice ...

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Discord’s Jason Citron to chat it up at Disrupt SF

In September of 2013, Jason Citron hopped on to the Disrupt Startup Battlefield stage to pitch Fates Forever, a multiplayer online battle arena game for the iPad. Now, five years later, Citron is gearing up to join us once again on the Disrupt stage to discuss the stellar growth of ...

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