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The rise, fall and return of Dance Dance Revolution in America
After years of neglect, the American DDR community is finally clawing its way back into notoriety, with a little help from the first American champion and a rekindled arcade scene.
The most expensive CS:GO skins of 2017
Flaunt your trigger fingers and finances with the most expensive skins for Counter Strike. Includes guns, knives, gloves, and stickers.
Knoop Reviews - Battle Chef Brigade
It's a little bit monster hunter, a little bit match three, and a whole lot of Iron Chef.
A Last Airbender writer and Uncharted director are building a new game and show
Aaron Ehasz and Justin Richmond look to fandoms for world-building inspiration.
Every PC Game Coming in 2018
Turns out you can pack a lot of games into the new year. Here's every title we know is coming to PC in 2018.
Knoop Reviews - ECHO
ECHO transports players to a labyrinthine palace lost in space, hunted by clones and an AI that tracks everything you do. Will it resonate with science fiction fans or fall flat?
Get Wrecked by a Big Ass Blizzard in this Survival Game
Impact Winter combines the best of survival games, an eerily beautiful world, and John Carpenter.
Game Developers Speak Up in the Face of Obamacare Repeal
The games industry owes the success of its indie scene in part to Obamacare. With its repeal on the horizon, game devs of all stripes speak out in its defense.
Tetris Mogul Henk Rogers wants to build a ...
Henk Rogers has always looked to the future. Now the Tetris mogul sets his sights on the seas below and the stars above.
The Next Wave of Games Don't Need Screens
Audio developers are looking to radio's past for the future of interactive dramas.
The Nomads of Game Development
America's rolling plains, the high seas, and high in the heavens. These are the tales of the game industry's wandering souls.
More Stories on How Obamacare Has Impacted Game Developers
When we wrote about Obamacare's impact on the game development community, we received so many responses we couldn't fit them all in our original story. These are supplementary quotes meant to help readers gain perspective.
How the Gaming Industry is Leaving Today's (and Tomorrow's) Seniors Behind | Polygon
"Hello, grandkids," Shirley Curry chirps at the top of her latest video.
Is Virtual Reality Journalism's Final Frontier?
From the Syrian refugee crisis to Black Lives Matter, VR is transforming the news by letting us live it.
Made in China: How the Developers of 'KOI' Reached Westward to ...
30 minutes. 14 years. China's ban on consoles changed a generation of young developers. Now one team is striking out and making history.