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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. 

The History of Kojima's Struggle With Konami

While Kojima himself hasn’t stated too much, the idea that he is leaving Konami seems like it is all set in stone. With that send-off, it is important to look at why this is such a big deal and why fans are shocked by such an announcement. Hideo Kojima is one of my biggest inspirations as a writer of my own projects, and a big reason I continue to write, so him leaving is very impactful to me, but is it the end? For that answer I think we need to look at the very beginning….

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5 Great Retro Game Movie Tie-Ins

These days, movie tie-in games have developed a poor reputation, and seen mostly as quick and dirty cash-ins than enjoyable gaming experiences.  That wasn’t always the case, however, and back in the day, gamers were treated to some amazing games based on their favorite films.  Today, I’m looking back at some of the most enjoyable retro games that happen to be movie tie-ins! 

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PS2 Turns 15: A Look Back At The Best Memories

PS2 turns 15 years old today! It was released on March 4, 2000 in Japan. The system has sold over 150 million units to date, making it the best selling console in history. It seems to still be pretty popular as retailer GameStop announced it was opening up trade in offers again, accepting used consoles for store credit due to high demand. We decided to take this time to quickly look back at some of the best moments of PS2!

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