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Mortal Kombat 11 has the best fighting g...

At one point, fighting games stopped being fighting games. Instead of just mastering a fighter’s movements and internalizing the speed and pace of a game, players realized that there was a deeper, almost imperceptible level in fighting games that once mastered, would give them a huge advantage over their opponents. They learned to cancel motions […]

“A tutorial-level adaptation of a video

Lara Croft is finally making her long-awaited return to cinema after 15 years. But was it worth the wait? Alicia Vikander steps into the well-worn (muddy) boots of everyone’s favorite archaeologist and our Tomb Raider review says, despite her best intentions, that she “never digs gold.” Video game movies have a notoriously bad reputation – […]

Tekken 7 needs in-game tutorial

Tekken 7 does not have an in-game tutorial. Novice players Tekken games will lose out for the wrong reasons. Just because they need to practice the subtle mechanics of the game, it’s not because they won’t know those subtle mechanics exist in the first place. This creates a huge knowledge gap between new Tekken players […]

This augmented reality concept is like a...

We’ve seen some interesting uses of Apple’s ARKit and other phone-based augmented realities, but this concept design is one of my personal favorites: an AR overlay to install guests in an Airbnb rental. It’s like an actual version of the tutorial interface in a video game, except instead of telling you that you can open […]

Persona 4: Dancing All Night Streaming G...

Atlus has started releasing two new how-to videos featuring the Persona 4 Teddie character for his Persona 4: Dance the night away Playstation Vita rhythm game Thursday. In the tutorials, Teddie introduces the basic controls of the game and explains how to properly handle the various notes that appear on the screen. Japanese retailer LAWSON […]

JavaFX 2 Game Tutorial Part 2

t This is the second installment in a series of blog entries related to a javafx 2 gaming tutorial. If you haven’t read Part 1, please check out the introduction javafx 2 game tutorial section. To recap in part 1, I mention some aspects of the game and a simple demo of a prototype spaceship […]