Friday the 13th: The Game launches digitally in late May

Friday the 13th: The Game, the brutal, gory hide-and-seek game based on the long-running franchise of horror films, will be released May 26 on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One, publisher Gun Media announced today. Gun Media and developer IllFonic had initially planned to release Friday the 13th: The Game last fall, but delayed […]

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Weekend Warrior — I Came, I Saw, I Played Video Games

Weekend Warrior — I Came, I Saw, I Played Video Games This weekend marks the last full week of work for the Game Informer Interns, but know that our time here has been well spent, and is full of fond memories. Like that one time Ben Hanson barged into the break room to ask me […]

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Five Terrible Games Based On TV Shows… And Five That Don’t Totally Suck

Licensed games have a well-deserved reputation for being awful– cheap cash-grabs that trick fans of the source material into playing sub-par games with little to no redeeming value on their own. Sure, the occasional outlier like GoldenEye 007 or Arkham Asylum comes around and shows potential in great licenses, but by and large, most gamers […]

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Catch up with Twin Peaks in three minutes before the third season

Twin Peaks is returning to television for another season, 16 years after its second-season finale ended things on one hell of a dark note. Showtime’s limited series event, which begins May 21, will pick up where things left off, and the premium channel has a handy primer for anyone who doesn’t have time to binge […]

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H1Z1’s prime-time premiere was outstanding television

Let me be honest: The concept behind the CW Network’s prime-time special H1Z1: Fight for the Crown seemed like a really bad idea. But watching the action last night, television felt like the natural home for such a singular, action-packed event. The premise sounds simple: Take 75 professional H1Z1: King of the Kill players, divide […]

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Could Call of Duty: WWII be this generation’s Band of Brothers?

“Easy” Company, the subject of HBO’s Band of Brothers.HBO World War II. The Greatest Generation. In the American lexicon, these phrases evoke much more than just the event and the people in question. The Second World War is perhaps the last military conflict for which we can say, without equivocation, that the U.S. got involved […]

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Stephens College Becomes First Women’s School With Esports Scholarship

Stephens College Becomes First Women's School With Esports Scholarship As esports gain more visibility in the media, a similar trend continues to spread through academia. Stephens College is the latest addition to the growing world of collegiate competitive gaming with a ground-breaking twist: it's the first women's school to offer a scholarship for varsity esports. […]

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Dark Souls: The Board Game is a grueling slog

The Knight and the Assassin square off against a Hollowed Soldier and a Silver Knight.Charlie Hall/Polygon Dark Souls: The Board Game was a huge surprise. Few outside of England had ever heard of its developers, Steamforged Games, a company that’s been quietly growing over the last few years. Fewer still expected the Kickstarter to do […]

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