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The Best Opening Scenes in Video Games

They say first impressions are everything. Whether you're in a job interview, on a date, or writing a list for a popular gaming outlet, you have to start strong or you'll lose your audience. Here are gaming's best openings.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 119 comments

Sensory Indulgence: The Power of a Great Video Game Soundtrack

What is a video game soundtrack to you? Simple ambience in the background, or something more? As the industry has advanced, so has the nature of soundtracks. We aren't in the age of budget gaming anymore.

Posted 1 year ago by Marc Hollinshead, 68 comments

Melodies, Desperation and a Story

A game cannot tell a good story, but that doesn't mean there's not a good story to tell when playing a game. Like music, gaming may create just the right mix of emotion to become something special.

Posted 1 year ago by Kevin Tavore, 52 comments

Dark Souls: Remastered Announced

Bandai Namco has confirmed this morning that Dark Souls will be coming to this generation of consoles. All we know is that it will be coming in high-definition this May.

Posted 1 year ago by Kevin Tavore, 114 comments

What's Your New Year's 2018 Gaming Resolution?

With the new year come a whole bunch of promises to ourselves. Kick a bad habit, shed some extra weight, tell your boss how you really feel. What about New Year's gaming resolutions? Come share yours with us!

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 169 comments

Nine Things I Learned from TA Playlist in 2017

Our first year of TA Playlist is coming to an end. What did we learn? From saying goodbye to a series cut short to cutting short a series that's gone on too long, here are a few lessons the event taught us over 2017.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 58 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 6 - Dark Souls

Our month of dying in Dark Souls has come to an end, and that means our latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast is now ready for downloading or streaming. Click through to hear our thoughts -- and yours -- on the brutal game.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 19 comments

TA Playlist for September 2017, Dark Souls, Has Begun

Dark Souls won the September Playlist poll quite handily. It seems our community is either heroically unafraid or laughably naive. Either case should be fun. Come join us this month as we prepare to die together as a community.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 87 comments

TA Playlist Game for September 2017 Announced

Another poll has closed, and with it comes a new record for winning vote share among Playlist contenders. From Software's famously hard action-RPG, Dark Souls, is the star of September's community event. Prepare to die.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 142 comments

Vote Now for September 2017's TA Playlist Game

As we hit the midway point in our discussion regarding Life is Strange, it's time to look ahead to September. After lots of debate, here are the next four games from which the community can choose the next TA Playlist game.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 200 comments