The Witcher is an amazing series of games, and the third, final, series has the hero, Geralt, finally going after The Wild Hunt. The fascinating lead character, a hero that has been mutated the better to fight monsters, has been the key to the success of Witcher games. Past that, the games have also had interesting supporting characters, as well as the kind of character development that’s only possible in a game where the lead character is already determined to be a lone sword-and-spell slinger.
Roger Vega, owner of the Sega Pluto, has yet to sell his prized piece of gaming history. The news comes from the Twitter account of Sega fan site Sega Nerds which claims to have been in correspondence with Vega regarding a potential buyer that eventually backed out. Sega Pluto: The undiscovered planet The Sega Pluto more »
There is a lot of information coming out about the Xbox One. In an effort to tidy things up a bit, we’ve come up with a fact sheet about its features. Absent from this list are the details surrounding the console’s ability to play used games. We know Xbox One won’t ban all used games more »
February is Black History Month, and to celebrate GamerTell is looking back at gaming’s most memorable Black characters. These heroes are a part of our pop culture fabric, and there is growing ethnic diversity among them. Next up is David Anderson, who helps humanity earn its place in the galaxy in Mass Effect.
In a study released by the market research company NPD, it seems that more and more gamers are depending on digital distribution services such as Steam, Origin, Amazon and rental markets. The study shows that out of the $14.8 billion that video game content raked in 2012, approximately $5.92 billion of game sales consisted of more »
To be honest, I don’t know why the Call of Duty leagues haven’t gotten to this point sooner. Call of Duty, whether you like it or not, has become a sort of phenomenon among both hardcore and casual gamers alike. When a game sells over 11 million copies the first week of its release, you can say more »
Kickstarter’s a great way to get crazy, seemingly impossible projects off the ground. If someone’s willing to work on an ambitious idea, then it’s guaranteed to find an audience on Kickstarter. This crazy ambitious idea comes in the form of Project Awakened, a third-person action game with it’s main hook being a limitless amount of more »
After months of being assaulted with questions by fans, Autumn Games has finally announced an update on the long-awaited PC port of Skullgirls. They have partnered up with Marvelous AQL to help release the game on PC. Soon, PC gamers will get their fix of the stylish 2D fighter that has been a console exclusive since more »
Looks as if the restructuring initiatives brigade is still rolling as Zynga has announced that it will be closing up shop in Japan this year. In fact, Zynga Japan CEO Kenji Matsubara took to Facebook for just that reason. As stated via my own personal translation of his statement regarding the official shutdown: Unfortunately, it is with great regret that I must more »
I went into Silent Hill: Book of Memories thinking it would be bad, mostly because I’m used to the previous presentations of the game while also knowing the background ideas that played pivotal parts in the franchise evolution. The only thing that grabbed my interest was the story. Still, surprisingly, there was quite a bit more »
Shrapnel Games is a fun indie publisher. Their biggest title by far is Domininions 3: The Awakening, a fantasy strategy war game that shows how great a computer game can be when you spend more time on the design than on the graphics.
Game developers can make some very impressive titles using HTML5. HTML5 is poised to replace Flash as the years go on. If you want an example of what’s possible with HTML5, check out a new game called Save the Day by Denki. It works great in a web browser, and can easily make itself at more »