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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. 

5 Hot Features The First PlayStation Had

Today marks the day the original PlayStation released in Japan 22 years ago, and thus Sony is celebrating with the PlayStation Experience. So let’s take a step back in time and see what cool features Sony was bringing to the table in 1994.

The Game Awards 2016: The Highs and Lows

Last night brought about the annual Game Awards which featured its normal exclusives, awkward moments, and some incredible high points.  With all that went down, I'm taking a look at this year's high and low points with hope for the next year.  Come inside to check it out! 

Open World Games Need A New Formula

As technology has improved within the gaming industry, the open-world gaming genre has found more prominence in the market. As worlds grow larger, however, I’m starting to find myself less interested in exploring them...

The Video Game 2016 Presidential Election Ballot

The United States elections have been an absolute headache for at least the past year so why not take a break and look at something a bit more fun? We have selected 5 game characters we think would be a nice fit on the ballot!

5 Best Horror Bosses From Non-Horror Games

Typically, when Halloween swings around everyone wants you to play games that scare your pants off from beginning to end. Some people might not be fans of horror games, so we figured another way to get that thrill without jumping into the genre. Check out the 5 best Halloween inspired scenes from non-horror games.

Nintendo Switch: Our Initial Thoughts and Impressions

Nintendo finally unleashed their game-changing new system, The Nintendo Switch (formerly the NX), via a 3-minute introductory trailer.  While we’re still fresh to the idea of having a completely mobile console, we thought we’d take a moment and share our reactions with you guys!  Nintendo is all about sharing experiences, after all.

The 5 Best Games Set In The Wild West

We returned to the good ole Wild West with Red Dead Redemption 2 being shown off today. So we decided to head out to the wild west ourselves and relive the best games that brought it to life. Find out our top 5 western based games after the jump!

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Impression's

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is in the beta stages right now, and will open up to Xbox One this upcoming weekend, but the PS4 experience of the previous weekend has left us wanting some changes. Could we see those changes soon? Hopefully, but let's discuss what we want to see.

Top 10 Scariest Moments in Video Game History

With the Halloween Season upon us, we’re counting down the Top 10 Scariest Moments in Video Games History as chosen by Cinelinx Contributors!  This was a very difficult list to choose from, as there are countless scary moments throughout the history of video games.  

Rise Of Iron Might Be The Perfect Time To Return To Destiny

Destiny came out years ago and we all still remember the intense hype the entire gaming world had for the game. Shortly after release it became the largest new IP releases and to date it remains popular among fans that stuck around. Yet some of us turned away. We may have not played in a while, but if you enjoyed Destiny for what it was, it might be time to return.

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