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Great Games That Sold Poorly (at Least Initially)

Great Games That Sold Poorly (at Least Initially)

article18 May 2022

It's no news that artistic success doesn't have to go hand in hand with commercial one. However, sometimes it's hard to believe that the titles which are successful and popular to this day were complete commercial flops in their first years.

Great Games That Sold Poorly (at Least Initially)
10 Bad Games from Great Series

10 Bad Games from Great Series

article17 May 2022

There are so many sequels nowadays that it's hard for each of them to be great. Sometimes one weak production can seriously damage the hard-earned image of a cult IP. Here's a list of bad games from excellent series.

10 Bad Games from Great Series
Best Microphones for Streaming

Best Microphones for Streaming

article13 May 2022

A good mic like the Blue Yeti X or the Samson G Track Pro is essential if you want to enter the streaming world. Here are the best microphones for streaming, podcasting and gaming in general.

Best Microphones for Streaming
Best Games to Play in Xbox Game Pass 2022

Best Games to Play in Xbox Game Pass 2022

article11 May 2022

"Netflix for games" or Xbox Game Pass subscription provides access to over a hundred great titles. Here are 17 most interesting games from Microsoft's subscription service that we find the most worthwhile.

Best Games to Play in Xbox Game Pass 2022
7 Worst Practices of Publishers and Developers

7 Worst Practices of Publishers and Developers

article07 May 2022

Modern games are big projects with big budgets. And whenever money is involved, it's not hard to find various pathological practices, aimed to maximize profit at the lowest possible cost. Here are seven common problems that the industry suffers from.

7 Worst Practices of Publishers and Developers
Big on Huge Maps and Realism - History of Bohemia Interactive, Masters of Their Craft

Big on Huge Maps and Realism - History of Bohemia Interactive, Masters of Their Craft

article05 May 2022

From 10-person team in Czechoslovakia, to... a hundred days in Greek prison. Bohemia Interactive are the masters of super-realistic military sims best known for Arma, but there's a lot more to this studio than the famous war game.

Big on Huge Maps and Realism - History of Bohemia Interactive, Masters of Their Craft
More Than Racing Games. A Brief History of Codemasters

More Than Racing Games. A Brief History of Codemasters

article04 May 2022

Did you know Codemasters was founded back in 1986? More than 10 years before the first Colin McRae Rally. And they weren’t creating only racing games all this time. Let’s look into the history of this well-known studio.

More Than Racing Games. A Brief History of Codemasters
Best Video Game Releases of May 2022

Best Video Game Releases of May 2022

article02 May 2022

Spring's in full swing and summer's around the corner. When it comes to games, the situation in May 2022 is pretty decent – there will be no shortage of good productions for fans of all kinds of games.

Best Video Game Releases of May 2022
12 Studios That Seem to Be Making the Same Games, But We Love Them Anyway

12 Studios That Seem to Be Making the Same Games, But We Love Them Anyway

article29 April 2022

It takes skill to copy. Some game creators know this, regularly serving the fans similar titles. Their elements, however, are skillfully mixed and served in such a way that players – instead of complaining – are delighted and ask for more.

12 Studios That Seem to Be Making the Same Games, But We Love Them Anyway
Our Top 15 Games of PAX East 2022

Our Top 15 Games of PAX East 2022

article27 April 2022

We were at PAX East and played a lot of great upcoming games. Here are the best games from PAX East. RPG, shooters, indie games – all you want and all you need.

Our Top 15 Games of PAX East 2022
Soulslike Games That Dominated PAX East 2022

Soulslike Games That Dominated PAX East 2022

article26 April 2022

I was at PAX East 2022 and played a ton of games. Many of them were soulslike. Here are the most interesting of them.

Soulslike Games That Dominated PAX East 2022
The Most Expensive Scenes in Cinema History

The Most Expensive Scenes in Cinema History

article21 April 2022

Today, we present nine movie scenes that filmmakers and studios paid through the nose for. Which movies are they from? What is their story? See for yourself!

The Most Expensive Scenes in Cinema History
Games With Best Graphics Coming in 2022

Games With Best Graphics Coming in 2022

article20 April 2022

With the ninth generation of consoles in pretty much full swing, this is the year of some stunning games. Horizon Forbidden West was just the beginning – here are games with the best and most realistic graphics coming in 2022.

Games With Best Graphics Coming in 2022
It's Great Max Payne is Coming Back. We've Missed These Games!

It's Great Max Payne is Coming Back. We've Missed These Games!

article16 April 2022

The announcement of remakes of the first two parts of Max Payne is as unexpected a news as it is great. Especially today, when action-packed productions have become sort of a thing of the past. Perhaps new versions of classics will be a harbinger.

It's Great Max Payne is Coming Back. We've Missed These Games!
Best Strategy Games Coming in 2022

Best Strategy Games Coming in 2022

article15 April 2022

Every year there are at least a few really interesting strategy games released and 2022 will be no different, which is teeming with noteworthy RTSs and turn-based games.

Best Strategy Games Coming in 2022
Time to Relax - 9 Titles to Play if You're Tired

Time to Relax - 9 Titles to Play if You're Tired

article14 April 2022

Gaming can be difficult. Sometimes we're tired, busy, need to relax, and defeating a boss requires focus... But not always. There are more and more titles that just beg to be played during a lazy evening in bed.

Time to Relax - 9 Titles to Play if You're Tired
Best FPS Games 2022 - Gotta Frag 'Em All!

Best FPS Games 2022 - Gotta Frag 'Em All!

article13 April 2022

Here are the most interesting FPS games due to come in 2022. It hasn't been an easy time for all kinds of shooter games, but in the coming months, there will be some really solid productions that we ought to mention.

Best FPS Games 2022 - Gotta Frag 'Em All!
8 Beautiful Boring Games

8 Beautiful Boring Games

article12 April 2022

When playing games, it's hard not to pay attention to the graphics. But sometimes, it overshadows the most important element – the gameplay. This can result in beautiful productions, which are terribly boring.

8 Beautiful Boring Games
Best Gacha Games 2022 - There's an Anime Girl Hiding in This Loot Box!

Best Gacha Games 2022 - There's an Anime Girl Hiding in This Loot Box!

article12 April 2022

Gacha is immensly popular in the East, but not so much in the West – for now. With its recent success, Genshin Impact blazes a trail for the genre. If you'd like to really get into it, you might want to browse this list of best gacha games.

Best Gacha Games 2022 - There's an Anime Girl Hiding in This Loot Box!
Cult Roles Almost Played by Somebody Else

Cult Roles Almost Played by Somebody Else

article11 April 2022

There's a ton of cult characters from movies out there, and we tend to associate figures like Han Solo or Daenerys Targaryen exclusively with actors who performed them. Here, we have some fun imagining alternative versions of famous castings.

Cult Roles Almost Played by Somebody Else
The Bravest Video Game Heroines

The Bravest Video Game Heroines

article08 April 2022

There is no shortage of female characters in games these days. Especially when it comes to leading roles, there's been a huge improvement in female representation. Some of them wield magic, some are children of destiny, but all are incredibly courageous.

The Bravest Video Game Heroines
What Can CD Projekt RED Teach Netflix About The Witcher?

What Can CD Projekt RED Teach Netflix About The Witcher?

article07 April 2022

The Witcher 3 set a standard for adaptations that will be hard to match. Over two years ago, Netflix tried it, and while the series didn't do badly, it could learn a few things from the third games.

What Can CD Projekt RED Teach Netflix About The Witcher?
Studios Slaughtered by Silent Hill

Studios Slaughtered by Silent Hill

article05 April 2022

Konami's ambitious plan to revive the Silent Hill brand with three high-profile launches in one month ended in complete disaster and cost the industry two of the three studios involved in the projects.

Studios Slaughtered by Silent Hill
Best Battle Royale Games 2022 - There Can Be Only One!

Best Battle Royale Games 2022 - There Can Be Only One!

article04 April 2022

Battle royale grew from a niche to a genre that has legions of devoted fans. If you are – or want to be – one of them, you will spend long nights with these titles in 2022!

Best Battle Royale Games 2022 - There Can Be Only One!
April 2022 - New Video Games Releases. A Month for Connoisseurs

April 2022 - New Video Games Releases. A Month for Connoisseurs

article01 April 2022

The first quarter of 2022 brought plenty of good games. Things will slow down in April – we'll take a break from loud premieres and focus on smaller productions – this may also be a month of catching up with the backlog.

April 2022 - New Video Games Releases. A Month for Connoisseurs
What We Want From The Witcher 4. Our Expectations From CDPR's New Game

What We Want From The Witcher 4. Our Expectations From CDPR's New Game

article30 March 2022

The Witcher 4 has been announced! Will it be the best? We don't know. What will it even be about? We have no idea either. But we do know what we'd like it to be in certain respects. Here's our wish list.

What We Want From The Witcher 4. Our Expectations From CDPR's New Game
Fans Divided Over New Halo Show, but What Exactly Were They Expecting?

Fans Divided Over New Halo Show, but What Exactly Were They Expecting?

article28 March 2022

The series based on the famous video game, Halo, has proven to be quite controversial. It's interesting because most of the allegations concern the storyline - which has never been a prominent feature in the Halo series.

Fans Divided Over New Halo Show, but What Exactly Were They Expecting?
Have You Found Atari Today?

Have You Found Atari Today?

article27 March 2022

Jerry, our investigative journalist, set out to trace Atari's legacy in the US. The games may have changed, but the amount of fun hasn't. If you're into retro stuff, you should love this one.

Have You Found Atari Today?
Most Powerful Computers in History of Mankind That Were Weaker Than Your Laptop

Most Powerful Computers in History of Mankind That Were Weaker Than Your Laptop

article26 March 2022

Probably everyone has heard that the power of the computers used in the Apollo 11 mission was weaker than of today's calculators. Today, we look at the most powerful computers in history and how they compare to what we've grown accustomed to.

Most Powerful Computers in History of Mankind That Were Weaker Than Your Laptop
DCS: AH-64D Apache - 25 years of Quality Evolution

DCS: AH-64D Apache - 25 years of Quality Evolution

article26 March 2022

The latest DCS simulator: AH-64D Apache brings back memories of classic games like Gunship and Longbow. This is a great example the tremendous progress in the quality of PC simulators that has been made over the decades.

DCS: AH-64D Apache - 25 years of Quality Evolution

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