• 10 Worst Movie Tie-in Video Games, Ranked

    10 days ago - By Game Rant

    Some of the hottest upcoming video game releases like Gotham Knights , Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed even Hogwarts Legacy all capitalizing on the success of their movie counterparts, there are far fewer true movie tie-in video games than there used to be. That's a good thing.
    Movie tie-ins are notoriously some of the worst and most disastrous video games of all time, like the legendary Atari 2600's-for-all-the-wrong-reasons ET the alien. With more recent decades bringing panned cat lady and Ghostbusters video games, it's easy to see why companies aren't so excited about the concept...
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  • 10 Best Persona Games, Ranked by Metacritic

    10 Best Persona Games, Ranked by Metacritic

    10 days ago - By Game Rant

    For decades, Atlus' Persona series is unlike almost anything else on the market. Their willingness to embrace horror styles, along with incorporating urban fantasy, has led the series to stand out and become one of the few JRPG series that non-fans are aware of.
    RELATED: 10 2D Video Games That Would Have Been Better in 3D as the Persona series matured, adding new elements such as social ties, the popularity of the franchise skyrocketed. Unlike most franchises that became less acclaimed with the passage of time, Persona achieved the opposite. According to reviewers on Metacritic, Persona...
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  • 10 Best Marvel Comics Video Games

    10 Best Marvel Comics Video Games

    10 days ago - By Game Rant

    Marvel Comics are experiencing a period of pop culture dominance. The Marvel Cinematic Universe alone is one of the most successful and beloved movie franchises of all time. Although Marvel is popular in various mediums where they are not so predominant in video games. New Marvel games come out slower than Marvel products on any other medium.
    RELATED: Every Upcoming Video Game Based On Marvel Comics However, this does not mean that there are no excellent Marvel video games available. Gamers can find plenty of excellent titles, be it comic books, other media, or tell completely original...
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  • Arkane Director Pitched Thief 4, a Blade Runner Game, and a Game Inspired By Michael Mann's Heat

    Arkane Director Pitched Thief 4, a Blade Runner Game, and a Game Inspired By Michael Mann's Heat

    10 days ago - By IGN

    Harvey Smith is best known for his work on Arkane's Dishonored series, but he's now revealed a trio of games he pitched that never entered development. Speaking to NME , Smith said he at one point pitched a Blade Runner game, a fourth entry in the Thief series, and an immersive sim inspired by the 1995 crime drama Heat. Smith is obviously a fan of the immersive sim genre, which is a staple part of most Arkane games. So it's no surprise that the games the designer pitched largely fall under that umbrella. The Thief series is one of the defining examples of the immersive sim genre, and it...
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  • 10 best games developed in Unity, ranked

    10 best games developed in Unity, ranked

    10 days ago - By Game Rant

    Unity is one of the best game development engines. It's not that it's photo-realistic or complex like Unreal or Source, but its appeal comes from the fact that it's easy for newcomers to develop games. Tons of great games like this year's Pac-Man World Re-Pac , Digimon Survival and The Parable of Stanley: Ultra Deluxe used this engine.
    However, its ease of use has made it a bit of a black sheep. Since almost anyone can pick up and use Unity, it has kind of built up a reputation for only playing bad games. This couldn't be further from the truth as the software has been used to create tons...
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