fact or fiction

Is it fact or merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the myths and beliefs we hold about the gaming universe and its virtual inhabitants.

Karen Berns20 days ago
Why Do You Play Video Games?
Today, we see professional gamers spend their entire days playing games for a living supported by sponsors paying thousands and millions of dollars for them to excel. We see full arenas with tens of t...
WatchMojo 2 months ago
Top 10 Fastest Selling Video Games of All Time
Everyone and their mothers got their hands on these babies. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top ten fastest-selling video games of all time. For this list, we...
Spencer Jean-Mary2 months ago
A Problem in the Game Rental Service
A few weeks ago I received a code to get a FREE Redbox DVD or game rental for one night. So I used it to rent out a game that had just come out so I can try it out before purchasing it. When I arrived...
CD Turner3 months ago
Betas are Not the Same as Demos
I'm sure you'll forgive me for laughing at those complaining about the bugs in the Fallout 76 beta release. But honestly, it's like paying for half-cooked burger and complaining that you got botulism....
Grayson Avery3 months ago
'Assassin's Creed: Odyssey' and the Perils of Copy-and-Paste Syndrome
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey is named in homage to the Homeric Masterpiece. However, an homage to some is plagiarism to others. The name also stands as a warning sign to players that Ubisoft may have pil...
Patricia Sarkar3 months ago
Worst Sega Games in History
The gaming industry has been the leading innovator of entertainment ever since the emergence of Sega and its first game ever, Pong. Since then, video games have evolved and grown accustomed to the mod...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
The 10 Worst Video Games Ever Made
Video gamers are notoriously picky about their games—and why wouldn't they be? Gaming is a pricey hobby that tends to create entire communities based on them. If a game becomes a hit, it transcends ga...
Weirdest Gaming Characters of All Time
Video games allow us to explore other worlds and realms that would be impossible to access otherwise. As video game graphics have become more and more advanced, the most creative developers have been ...
Girl Anonymous4 months ago
Why Your Man Is Always Playing His Damn Video Games
Dear Upset Significant Other, I am here to tell you why your MAN seems like all he does is play his DAMN online video games. From girl to girl, let me tell you now, it's NOT you. I have been online ga...
What Clicker Games Say About Capitalism
Video games are a unique art form—one must interact with the art directly, and the player can change outcomes, form relationships, or even abandon the main story in favor of side quests. Likewise, mul...
Lynne Rush4 months ago
7 Video Games that Took on Heavy Issues
Sometimes video games are delightful colors that bop around the screen and amuse. Sometimes video games hit us with incredibly difficult topics that punch us in the gut so hard we have to pause and th...
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Colin Kowal5 months ago
Can Video Games Make Good Shows or Films?
Video game movies have a pretty rough track record, yet the amazing narratives in games like God of War means that directors are going to keep attempting to bring video game worlds to movies and tv sh...
Kelsie Tyler5 months ago
What's So Great About Video Games?
Video game are beloved by millions of people all around the world. So, what makes them so popular? Many believe that video games are damaging to the brain, which to an extent, may be true. But those w...
Lewis Wilson5 months ago
'Hitman 2's' Potential to Change the Industry
Hitman was a sleeper hit from 2016, but it's not a surprise it flew under the radar. In truth, I don't think I've ever played a game which is this good, with a publisher so determined to ruin it. It s...
Lela Harris5 months ago
Video Games
I have been playing video games since I was six years old. My aunt set me up on her Super Nintendo, to get me to leave her and my mom alone. I have been hooked ever since. I would ask to play every ti...
Suspicious Cook7 months ago
Sonic the Hedgehog Has a Deal with the Devil
Super Mario is the most recognizable character on the planet earth. That's not a guess or hyperbole. A survey performed in 1990 showed Mario overtaking the former champion, Mickey Mouse. There's not a...
Michael Hawkins7 months ago
Video Games Are NOT Responsible!
If you have been paying attention to some of the media lately, you will find that people are discussing how video games are responsible for all the school shootings and other gun-related violence. Fur...
Adam Wallace7 months ago
Where Are They? 10 Dead Franchises Due for Another Shot
Hello, and welcome back to Second Chances. Now, normally this column is all about talking about something that deserves another chance to shine, whether movie, album, game, or even vacation spot. Howe...