Sci-Fi Games

Anita Sarkeesian's 8 Tips for Game Developers for Portraying Women More Accurately

When Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency fame spoke at NYU Game Center last night about the representation of women in video games,...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 06 February 2015 - 1:22PM

#Gamergate to Be Fictionalized on Law and Order: SVU, Plus a Depressing Gamergate Update

Well, this is kind of hilarious. Law and Order: SVU, famous for its "ripped from the headlines" plots, will air an episode based on...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 30 January 2015 - 2:30PM

Lego Marvel's Avengers and Lego Jurassic Park Video Games Announced In Huge Franchise Expansion

The Lego video game franchise is about to get a huge expansion with the announcement of 5 new handheld and console games featuring big...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 10:49AM

Get Your Star Wars Gaming Fix With Namco's New Star Wars: Battle Pod

We've waited too darn long for truly immersive new Star Wars video game, but that wait is finally over with the release of Namco's...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 3:15PM

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Now Features Robot Zombies and John Malkovich

A number of famous (and geekily famous) actors have partaken in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's zombies mode, including Buffy the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 December 2014 - 2:57PM

Batman Fights Scarecrow's Army in New Arkham Knight Trailer

"In death, he has nothing left to fear."     In this trailer, titled "Ace Chemicals Infiltration Trailer #1," Batman fights an...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 24 November 2014 - 4:42PM

Indie Game Allows You to Converse With a Sentient AI

The upcoming indie game Event[0] allows you to converse with a sentient AI that "really wants to be your friend."     In the...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 11:35AM

Felicia Day Doxxed After Blog Post About #GamerGate

Actress and well-known gamer Felicia Day is the latest woman involved in the gaming industry to be harassed by people identifying with...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 October 2014 - 5:34PM

Alien Isolation Review Round-Up - It's The Game The Alien Franchise Deserves

It has been a long, long time since Ridley Scott's Alien franchise received a video game entry worthy of one of science fiction's...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 03 October 2014 - 10:39AM

Gamers Turn into Zombies in Clip from Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie

James Rolfe is best known for his acerbic web series, The Angry Video Game Nerd, in which he lambasts terrible video games, and for...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 3:21PM

Zoe Quinn Releases Incriminating Chat Logs from #GamerGate

“There was a goddamned conspiracy, but unfortunately it wasn't by a purple haired cyborg overlord.”   So says Zoe Quinn, the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 September 2014 - 3:47PM

Joss Whedon Defends Tropes vs. Women in Video Games as Truth-Telling

Our favorite Marvel bigwig/feminist came out to support Anita Sarkeesian and her Tropes vs. Women in Video Games series with these...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 1:23PM

The New Alien: Isolation CGI Trailer Is All Kinds of Terrifying

Games based on Ridley Scott's Alien franchise haven't exactly been hits in recent years, but Alien: Isolation looks set to reverse the...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 10:02AM

Alien Isolation Goes All Out for Comic Con with 7-Foot Alien Egg Room

With only a few months left of anticipation for Sega's upcomingAlien Isolation, Sega, the developers of the highly anticipated game,...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 10:34AM

Sigourney Weaver and the Rest of the Original Cast Reunite for Alien: Isolation

Good news for hardcore Alien fans: anyone who pre-orders the upcoming Alien: Isolation game will get to play the original characters...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 - 9:45AM

Early Star Wars Battlefront 3 Footage Is Glorious

Star Wars gamers have had a rough ride in recent years. Last year saw the promising Star Wars: 1313 cancelled after the Disney buyout...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 - 5:36AM

Alien: Isolation Featurette - Getting Back To Ridley Scott's Lo-Fi Sci-Fi Roots

It promises to be most original video game the franchise has seen in years, but in many ways Alien: Isolation could be the most...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 10:52AM

Civilization Will Allow Players To Conquer Alien Worlds In New Game 'Beyond Earth'

Sid Meier's Civilization games have been allowing players to conquer vast swathes of Earth planet since the release of MicroProse's...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 14 April 2014 - 9:49AM

Watch Footage From The Darth Maul Star Wars Game That Never Was

Darth Maul almost had his own video game and based on this leaked footage, it would have been glorious! According to Game Informer and...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 10 April 2014 - 4:44PM

Marvel Superheroes Coming To Disney Infinity Universe

Captain America, Thor and Iron Man are all about to be unleashed on the same universe as Disney favourites like Buzz Lightyear and The...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 - 3:39PM