What pop culture should be adapted into a different medium?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d

Guillermo Del Toro and the creator of Metal Gear Solid are making a new Silent Hill game starring Norman Reedus

Sony already announced a ton of stuff at its Gamescom press conference earlier today, but it decided to make people work for its final—and arguably most exciting—reveal. During the presentation, Sony showed a teaser for a new horror game code-named P.T. that fans could download a demo for on their PlayStations at…


There’s magic in my eyes: 12 dubious explanations for x-ray vision in games

X-ray vision and similar superhuman visual tricks have become a video game design staple. As the worlds in mainstream games grow more detailed and complex, it can be helpful to let a player see through walls or to highlight objects of interest—used properly, x-ray vision not only enlivens an environment but also makes…