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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. 

6 Gameplay Changes to Make Pokemon Games Even Better

This month brings about the 20th anniversary of the beloved Pokemon games.  Though many of us fans are looking back at the franchise, I thought this would be a great time to look ahead and examine some gameplay changes to keep it going strong.  Come inside to check it out!

The 5 Star Wars Games We Want to Play After Watching The Force Awakens

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens unleashed upon the world giving us new characters, tantalizing hints of the past, and teases of the future, there are a wealth of ideas we'd love to see explored via video games…If only we can convince the developers to make them.  Come inside to check out my hopes for the future of Star Wars gaming.  

The Double-Edged Sword of Episodic Gaming

Yesterday, Square Enix touted the release of the new Hitman title as the first “AAA Episodic Game”.  This style of game certainly has a place in the gaming industry, but is something like this ideal for gamers?  We take a look.

CES Tech Gadgets For Gamers 2016

With CES (Consumer Electronics Show) taking place in Las Vegas we have all kinds of new tech being introduced to consumers. A lot of the products are simply tech demos and will never get out of that stage, but it is still cool none the less. That being said, some of the gadgets at the show will actually affect us as gamers and could change the way we game. We are not just talking about VR headsets here, but gadgets that perhaps are not directly linked to gaming.

 

Cinelinx's Most Anticipated Video Games of 2016

As we continue to look ahead in the new year and all it has to offer, we're talking about the video games we're looking forward to picking up the most in 2016 (hopefully).  Come inside to take a gander at our choices.

Game of the Year Awards - Jordan's Picks

Hard to believe that the year is nearly done and we're sitting down to figure out what our top video games of the year are going to be on the site.  Come inside to see me justify my picks for this year’s GOTY. 

Game Of The Year Awards - Dustin's Picks

Every year we host the Game of the Year Awards, and every year our diverse group suggests multiple games for every category. Then when the overall GOTY comes we have a hard time deciding on just one winner. Then we thought long and hard about it. We have multiple people review games because different people like different games. One person might love Fallout, while another isn’t in to it. So if we change it up for reviews, why not do it when we are saying what the best games are? That way every group of people know what to be on the lookout for. So that is what we did. This year our GOTY Awards are split up to each person, and each person will have a new victor.

Why I'm Done With Fallout 4

After spending plenty of time in the wasteland, harvesting crops, developing a settlement and surviving all manner of things meant to kill me, I'm done with Fallout 4. No, not the story, not even close to all the side quests...but I'm done nonetheless. 

Give Your Game Consoles A More Refined Look

If you're looking to take your decor up a notch, and want your gaming consoles to fit in, Toast has exactly waht you need with these real wood gaming covers that you can customize as well.  Come inside to check them out!

Sony’s Paris Games Week Conference Didn’t Disappoint

There was an odd shake up in the schedule for the leading giants in the video game industry this year. Microsoft decided to skip the Tokyo Game Show, while Sony decided to skip GamesCom. By doing so they wanted to spread out throughout the year and hit the other events harder. In return we got a rather good showcase from Microsoft at GamesCom, and Sony surprised us at a rather lesser known event in Paris Games Week. How good was Sony’s conference? Well let’s look into it.

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