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The 7th Jackbox Party Pack Is the First Perfect Pack

On Dec 16, 2020
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It took a couple swings (most of them good, some of them okay at best) but the most recent release is a crowd-pleaser.

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The 7th Jackbox Party Pack Is the First Perfect Pack

The 7th Jackbox Party Pack Is the First Perfect Pack

It took a couple swings (most of them good, some of them okay at best) but the most recent release is a crowd-pleaser.

‘Jackbox Party Pack 7’ Review: What To Play On Zoom For Thanksgiving

‘Jackbox Party Pack 7’ Review: What To Play On Zoom For Thanksgiving

Just in time for the holidays, 'Jackbox Party Pack 7' offers a variety of online or on-Zoom games for distant family on the cheap.

After collapsing in 2001, this small Chicago video game studio adapted to radical changes in the industry for a stunning revival. Here's how it did it.

After collapsing in 2001, this small Chicago video game studio adapted to radical changes in the industry for a stunning revival. Here's how it did it.

One of the most recognizable party games completely shut down for nearly a decade, but some key decisions have led to a successful second act.

Among Us: the ultimate party game of the paranoid Covid era

Among Us: the ultimate party game of the paranoid Covid era

Launched into obscurity in 2018 but now hugely popular, this online version of wink murder, with its focus on fabrication and blame-shifting, is scarily on point

The 5 biggest announcements from UploadVR’s 2019 E3 VR showcase

The 5 biggest announcements from UploadVR’s 2019 E3 VR showcase

Including a great-looking mashup of Beat Saber and John Wick.

First ‘Beat Saber’ Music Pack DLC to Launch Next Week

First ‘Beat Saber’ Music Pack DLC to Launch Next Week

Beat Games, the indie studio behind block-slashing rhythm game Beat Saber (2018), announced that the long-awaited first music pack is headed to both PC and PSVR platforms on March 14th. The ...

Postmortem: The Painscreek Killings

Postmortem: The Painscreek Killings

A look at the conception and development of EQ Studios' first title, a murder mystery investigation game, and how it managed to make players feel like real-life detectives.

Road to the IGF: Paper Team's It's Paper Guy!

Road to the IGF: Paper Team's It's Paper Guy!

It's Paper Guy! takes the player to a cute paper world, encouraging them to cut whatever the see as they explore.

Noida startup Rein Games makes a play for the real-money segment with its 'hack-proof' tech

Noida startup Rein Games makes a play for the real-money segment with its 'hack-proof' tech

Noida-based Rein Games is a gaming platform aimed at Gen-Z players who can play for money in what the startup claims to be a safe, hack-free environment.

Ahead of the Game: Using board games to Innovate!

Ahead of the Game: Using board games to Innovate!

Central to this project was our desire to be experimental and try something new. We want to be as open and transparent about what we learned to support others developing similar games.

Richard Lewis: Valorant and the endless new game hype cycle

Richard Lewis: Valorant and the endless new game hype cycle

Valorant is going to be the next great FPS game – at least according to everyone on the internet. Richard Lewis assesses the neverending hype cycle.