Video Games

With Groupies And Plenty Of Cash, They Are Kings Of The Virtual WorldThey are one of the top teams in the Chicago area, but you won't find them sweating it out on the sidelines of a football field or a ball diamond.
Best Places To Buy Vintage Video Games & Accessories In ChicagoAre you looking for some vintage video games to add to your game room? From classic games to game consoles, you can restock your personal game collection by checking out these five Chicago-area video game stores.
A Quick Video Preview Of 'Galak-Z: The Dimensional' -- Dying Shouldn't Be This FunYou're going to die a lot in Galak-Z: The Dimensional. Developer 17-BIT are so aware of this, they've made it a selling point of the game. In the end, it's worth it -- Galak-Z is really, really fun.
Study: Violent Video Games Make Players More Hostile Players who enjoy violent video games are more likely to feel threatened in everyday encounters and react in aggressive ways.
Review: The Sad Dad Batman Strikes Again… Hopefully For The Last TimeFor hardcore fans of the series, Batman: Arkham Knight delivers on nearly every front. For those of us capable of acknowledging its flaws, it’s both innovative and frustratingly half-baked.
Warner Bros. Suspends Sales Of Broken PC Version Of 'Batman: Arkham Knight'There are major problems with Batman: Arkham Knight, with fingers being pointed at a Chicago-based game developer.
Review: Axiom Verge Is Better Than Your Favorite Games From The ‘90sAxiom Verge seems like an old trope, but mutates into anything but as the game progresses.
Axiom Verge: How To Beat Ukhu, The Giant Hornet Thing That Poops BeesThere appear to be two ways to beat Ukhu, the fifth boss in Axiom Verge: The quick way and the hard way.
Review: Destiny Doesn’t Respect Your Time, So Stop Playing ItI’d be a liar if I said Destiny's basic components don’t draw on the obsessive parts of my brain that keep me playing video games. I just think there are better games to satiate our obsessive needs. Like hunting humans, for example, the greatest game of all.
Mortal Kombat X: A Chicago Video Game Company’s Most Violent BabyMortal Kombat X feels like two games... One that's beautiful, plays well and is a lot of fun, and another that is infuriating.
The Video Game Industry: Good For The Economy, Bad For Women?A new study from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) highlights the impact the video game industry has on state economies -- and it's mostly good news. Sadly, the gaming industry continues to flail in one critical area: women.
Some Video Games Could Be Part Of Mental Health Treatment, Researchers SayAccording to the National Institutes of Health, nearly 15 million Americans suffer from major depressive disorder and 40 million from an anxiety disorder.