Creating the Xbox One X: How a Console is Made

A person playing with an Xbox One X controller.

For most consumers, buying a new video game console is as easy as going to the store and taking it from the shelf. The device came straight from the company headquarters, as far as they’re concerned. But as with all electronics, there’s a lengthy and multi-faceted process to making the console. Today, we take you […]

Why Some Games Need a Story- And Others Don’t

When video games first became commonplace- be it on home consoles or in arcades- most didn’t have an intricate story to speak of. Pac-Man was hungry, Mario had to save the princess, and Pong was… well, ping-pong. That’s not to say that some games didn’t have more involved plots, but they were often told through […]