Bungie Overhauling Destiny 2 Experience Gains After Fan Finds Major Issue

Bungie Overhauling Destiny 2 Experience Gains After Fan Finds Major Issue

Bungie is making some tweaks to the way players earn experience in Destiny 2. Though the changes may sound like minor number changes, they should greatly speed up the rate at which players level up and (more

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Replay – Crimson Skies: High Road To Revenge

Replay – Crimson Skies: High Road To Revenge

The Xbox One X is finally here, and we decided to put the new system through its paces by playing an original Xbox title with some explosions in it. Andrew Reiner, Jeff Cork, Kyle Hilliard and I

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Half-Life Mod Black Mesa Delays Xen Levels, Outlines December Update

Half-Life Mod Black Mesa Delays Xen Levels, Outlines December Update

The developers of the popular, Black Mesa mod for Half-Life (which rebuilds the game from scratch in the Source engine) have announced they are pushing the much anticipated Xen levels into next year, but will have an

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Playing Super Mario Odyssey With My Daughter Makes Me Happy

Playing Super Mario Odyssey With My Daughter Makes Me Happy

I have been playing Super Mario Odyssey a lot, and it’s a great game. You can read Reiner’s Super Mario Odyssey review right here, which echoes many of my own thoughts, but for a

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The Pokémon Series Has Shipped Over 300 Million Copies

The Pokémon Series Has Shipped Over 300 Million Copies

The Pokémon Company has announced the series has recently shipped over 300 million copies worldwide, crossing a huge milestone that solidifies its place among the most popular game series in the world. The announcement comes off the release

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Chill Out With An Album Of Mellow Nintendo Covers From 8-Bit Jazz Heroes

Chill Out With An Album Of Mellow Nintendo Covers From 8-Bit Jazz Heroes

There's a lot of memorable video game music, but if most of us had to make a list of our top five favorite tunes, there's a good chance a song from a classic Nintendo game would wind

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Funny To A Point – The Great Breath Of The Wild Debate

Funny To A Point – The Great Breath Of The Wild Debate

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is easily one of 2017's biggest games, and you'll find no shortage of fans who consider it winning Game of the Year a foregone conclusion. But the fact that

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Gwent Single-Player Campaign, Full Release Pushed To 2018

Gwent Single-Player Campaign, Full Release Pushed To 2018

Players eager to dive back into the world of The Witcher, but in card form will have to wait a while longer, as the CD Projekt Red has decided to push the game's full release into 2018. Originally,

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Watch Us Fight The Mighty Barroth In Monster Hunter: World

Watch Us Fight The Mighty Barroth In Monster Hunter: World

One of the first big fights you encounter in Monster Hunter: World's Wildspire Waste map is against the giant Barroth. In today's video, to go alongside our cover story on the game, we show off a lot

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Opinion – Overwatch Should Be On Game Of The Year Lists

Opinion – Overwatch Should Be On Game Of The Year Lists

A game that launched in 2016 shouldn’t be eligible for a 2017 list, right? Wrong. I know this is a strange thing to say, but some of the best games of the year may not have hit

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Bandai Namco Website May Be Teasing My Hero Academia Game

Bandai Namco Website May Be Teasing My Hero Academia Game

Bandai Namco has thrown up a mysterious teaser website for an upcoming announcement. While the website says there are "10 Days Left," there's a good chance we already know what it is. The website, mhaoj.bn-ent.net directs visitors

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Opinion – Life is Strange: Before the Storm Is The Queer Love Story I’ve Always Wanted In A Game

Opinion – Life is Strange: Before the Storm Is The Queer Love Story I’ve Always Wanted In A Game

Warning: This article contains spoilers for the first Life is Strange and The Last of Us DLC Left Behind. Life is Strange dug its hooks in me with a genuine and heartfelt tale. I enjoyed seeing the

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French Senator Sends Letter To Gambling Commission Regarding Loot Boxes

French Senator Sends Letter To Gambling Commission Regarding Loot Boxes

Star Wars: Battlefront II's recent loot box controversy has really kicked the hornet's nest. The game's integral use of loot boxes has caused Belgium and Hawaii to take notice, with the latter declaring that loot

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Splatoon 2’s 2.0 Update Goes Live Today, Adds New Stage, Gear, And More

Splatoon 2’s 2.0 Update Goes Live Today, Adds New Stage, Gear, And More

If you're looking for something to play after getting stuffed on Thanksgiving (or, if you live in the rest of the world and are looking to play something on just another Friday), you'll be happy to know

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Valve Has A Pyroland Room In Their New Office

Valve Has A Pyroland Room In Their New Office

Earlier this year, Valve moved into a massive office in Bellevue, Wash., and they plan to make at least some of the nine floors of office space a fun place to work. Matt T. Wood, a

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A Reddit User Made An Awesome Cuphead Arcade Cabinet

Games used to come out in arcades before being ported to home consoles, but with the arcade industry shrinking, some people are reversing that process by building custom cabinets for newer games. Reddit user xiubeda, who goes by John Sellers

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Nier’s Yoko Taro On Success, Drinking, And Death

Nier’s Yoko Taro On Success, Drinking, And Death

Photo credit: Andrew Faulk Best known for directing the Nier and Drakengard series, Yoko Taro reached a new level of success after teaming up with Platinum Games for Nier: Automata, which sold over two million copies. We

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GI Show – 12 Underappreciated Games, EA’s Disaster, Thanks To 2017

GI Show – 12 Underappreciated Games, EA’s Disaster, Thanks To 2017

Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On today's episode, Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, Javy Gwaltney, and Andrew Reiner discuss 12 games from 2017 that deserve more love. After some great community emails and some more venting about

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Digital Intimacy: How Recent Video Games Tackle Sexuality

Digital Intimacy: How Recent Video Games Tackle Sexuality

This feature was first published in Game Informer Magazine issue 286, and includes major spoilers for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Telltale’s Batman, and Dragon Age: Inquisition. In 2005, controversy erupted when the PC version of Grand Theft Auto:

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Take A Look At Hot Toys’ Amazing The Last Jedi Praetorian Guards

Take A Look At Hot Toys’ Amazing The Last Jedi Praetorian Guards

None of the trailers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi have given us a look at Supreme Leader Snoke's crimson protectors, the praetorian guards, yet toy manufacturers can't stop pumping them out. Hot Toys has

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10 Under 10: The Best Short Games Of 2017

This year has delivered an abundance of excellent, massive gaming experiences. You can easily lose yourself for days in titles like Persona 5, Horizon Zero Dawn, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. But if you don’t have

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After Five Years, One Man’s Challenge to Create 100 Games Is Complete

After Five Years, One Man’s Challenge to Create 100 Games Is Complete

In 2012, James Cox decided to test himself as a game designer and creative thinker: he challenged himself to make 100 games in five years. This year marks the end of that five year epic journey, and

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Nine Things Super Mario Odyssey Takes From Sonic

Nine Things Super Mario Odyssey Takes From Sonic

Super Mario Odyssey is one of the best games to come out this year, but if you're a long-time player of Sonic the Hedgehog like I am, you may have noticed a few familiar elements as you're

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The Top 10 Sphinxes Of 2017

The Top 10 Sphinxes Of 2017

The Great Sphinx of Giza is one of the world’s most recognizable pieces of art. It’s stood vigil in Egypt for thousands of years, and its missing nose has been a reliable cartoon punchline for at least

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Game Informer’s Holiday Buying Guide 2017

It always feels good to give and to receive, but nothing feels worse than giving or receiving the wrong gift. To help you out this year, we compiled a roundup of the best geek-related toys and tech this holiday season.

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Opinion – Give Me More Weird Masterpieces Like Nier: Automata

Opinion – Give Me More Weird Masterpieces Like Nier: Automata

2017 has been absolutely mad in terms of quality game releases. The Legend of Zelda; Breath Of The Wild, Resident Evil 7, Super Mario Odyssey, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Yakuza 0, Horizon Zero Dawn, and so

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