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Gamer Culture

Gamers have a unique and diverse culture within our society.  We tend to do things a little differently, and that's why we have this corner Cinelinx set aside specifically for them.  This section will feature articles dealing specifically with that culture and the integration of video games into every day life. 

Sony Artist Recreates Episode 1 Racer Map in CryEngine

One of the games I've oft lamented never taking off and giving us more sequels, is Star Wars: Episode 1 Racer.  While the original N64 game got a sequel on the PS2, on the whole, this arcade racing franchise has been lying dormant for several years.  While that's not likely to change anytime soon, an environmental artist for Sony London Entertainment, spent a few months to recreate a track from the game in glorious HD, via the Cryengine.  The results are stunning.

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PlayStation Plus Discounts for July 2014

As the cost of living continues to increase for most people, it sometimes becomes hard to find a good deal on the games you want to play.  That is where Sony has stepped in.  My goal is to inform the n00bs, and seasoned vets alike, of the monthly discounts offered through their store in hopes that, you too, will see the benefits of being a Plus member.

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E3 2014 Wish List: What We Hope to See

Fellow gamers, it’s that wonderful time of year again, and the Entertainment Electronics Expo (E3) is finally upon us.  In just a week’s time we’ll be sitting down and enjoying all big press conferences and shiny new trailers.  It’s a lot of fun for both fans and industry guys like us and while certain announcements are expected, there are certain things everyone hopes to see revealed at the event.  Inside, our gamers on staff break down they things they hope to see and cross off their wish lists!

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PlayStation Plus Discounts for June 2014

As the cost of living continues to increase for most people, it sometimes becomes hard to find a good deal on the games you want to play.  That is where Sony has stepped in.  My goal is to inform the n00bs, and seasoned vets alike, of the monthly discounts offered through their store in hopes that, you too, will see the benefits of being a Plus member.

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PlayStation Plus Discounts For May 2014

As the cost of living continues to increase for most people, it sometimes becomes hard to find a good deal on the games you want to play.  That is where Sony has stepped in.  My goal is to inform the n00bs, and seasoned vets alike, of the monthly discounts offered through their store in hopes that, you too, will see the benefits of being a Plus member.

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Take a Heartbreaking Look at the Darth Maul Game we Never Got

Darth Maul has long been a favorite character of Star Wars fans, and his return in Star Wars The Clone Wars made for one of the better storylines in that series.  As such, it's suprising that he never really got a game all to himself, despite having grown in popularity through the show and comics.  Now it's been revealed that a Darth Maul focused game (incorporating stealth and more violent tactics) was in the works before being cancelled in 2011.  While we'll never get to play the game, you can now see what could have been via a quick gameplay video and concept art.  Come check it out, but be prepared to be real sad...

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