Posts Tagged ‘videos’

Videos: Blacksmiths Making Videogame Swords

So how about you and I don’t tell Graham that I spent a chunk of this morning watching blacksmiths on YouTube as they forged weaponry from videogames, yeah?

It all started with this marketing thingummy from BioWare where they got a local blacksmith called Shawn Cunningham to forge a real life version of the Inquisition Longsword from the Dragon Age-iverse.

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ARK: Survival Evolved – Let’s Play, Part 4

Ark: Survival Evolved [official site] is the survival game du jour, and not without cause. While others have tried to create games that combine dinosaurs and the crafting, progression, and violent encounters typical of the genre, ARK’s early access release seems to come the closest to pulling it off. To explore it a little more, we asked Andro Dars to make a video playthrough to show what works and what doesn’t. Part three is below.

In part four: taming George Osborne, getting turtle revenge on a murderous Carno, and physics glitching raptors.

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ARK’s Survival Of The Fittest Makes Crafting Tense

Ark: Survival Evolved [official site] has found a huge audience as a long-term, surprisingly friendly crafting and survival game, but the approaching Survival Of The Fittest mode is aiming for something different. It drops a group of players into the world with few supplies and a re-balanced progression curve and challenges them to be the last person standing. In other words, it’s Battle Royale with dinosaurs.

We were invited to try the mode before release, and although server problems cut the experience short, there’s a video below of intrepid RPS freelancers Andro Dars and Steven Messner eating berries, collecting wood and dying heroically in the cold.

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Rocket League’s Best Replays, Videos And GIFs

Rocket League [official site] is RPS’s Game of the Month for August, and part of the reason why is that it’s almost as fun to watch as it is to play. That’s why we wanted to highlight the best Rocket League players and plays. I’ve searched the highs and lows of the internet for skilled backflips, astonishing saves, one of a kind goals and the best of the best are below. Also featuring: some incredible full matches and the one “oh look how bad we are” video that actually managed to make me laugh.

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Best GTA 5 Videos

Imagine this, but a big golden statue made of frozen piss.

Want to watch the best GTA 5 videos?

Well hello and welcome to the last annual Horascars Awards, a celebration of what the Grand Theft Auto 5 [official site] community has managed to do so far with the PC-only camera-positioner and slowmoifier Rockstar Editor tool. They’re like the Oscars only they carry no weight whatsoever and are mostly a framing device for me to show off some cool videos.

-wait for applause-

Thank you, thank you. I’ve scoured the depths of Reddit, YouTube and every other internet well for the very best in Los Santos-based video entertainment. The sheer graphical meat of GTA5 coupled with the easy to use tool has created explodey-bang showpieces, comedies and even the odd bit of pure digital photography. Read on!

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No Show Conference Talks Are Now Online, Are Very Good

I watched a lot of those ANTM seasons with John.

The No Show Conference is a weekend-long event about “how we make games and why we make them”. It’s one of a growing number of conferences about videogames where the less-than-usual suspects offer thoughtful, sideways perspectives on videogame design and culture. Last year’s inaugural event offered plenty to mull over, and the videos of this year’s talks are now all online.

I’ve pulled out my favourite so far below.

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