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GEEK Classics: The Prisoner

Patrick McGoohan’s maddening sci-fi series The Prisoner only lasted 17 episodes before disappearing suddenly in 1969. However, its revolutionary mix of geopolitics, fantasy, and psychedelia has influenced not just television, but music, comics, ...

Irrational Games: BioShock Developers Downsize Big Time

Despite being touted by CNN Money as one of the best jobs out there, video game development has taken yet another hit. Following the upcoming release of the new BioShock Infinite DLC, “Burial at Sea 2″ next month, game development ...

5 Awesome Video Game Mechanics (That We Never Got to Play)

Game design, like most creative endeavors, sometimes involves coming up with as many ideas as possible and tossing out everything but the best. But sometimes the creators don’t know precisely what to cut, and we end up losing some pretty cool ...

Taking Time to Savor the Grandeur of BioShock Infinite

You can’t rush BioShock Infinite. It’s not a play-through to get done as fast as you can, for bragging rights or any other reason. We journalists are often forced to play games as fast as we can to be able to publish timely reviews. ...

First Impressions of BioShock Infinite

I have been to Columbia, and I am in love. Not with Elizabeth or any of the other characters. I’m in love with that staggeringly gorgeous city in the clouds. You have never seen anything like BioShock Infinite. That’s not to say ...

System Shock 2 Available for Windows XP-8 Via Good Old Games

Happy Valentine’s Day, indeed! Good Old Games issued a PR blast this morning that will delight/melt the face of most of the PC gaming community: a digital version of Ken Levine’s System Shock 2 is now available from their store. For ...