• Mid-Boss #13: Levine on the Edge

    What do recent departures at Irrational Games mean for the future of BioShock Infinite?

  • [NSFW] GameCola’s Most Essential/Influential Games of All Time (A-D)

    The games that shaped our childhoods, taught us the meaning of pain, and showed us the meaning of true love.

  • [NSFW] Ten Game Franchises More Deserving of Death Than Phoenix Wright

    I'll level with you—I'm a bit of an outcast here at GameCola. Not just because everybody is jealous of my rugged good looks and my infectious charisma, but also because I'm not a huge Phoenix Wright

  • GC Podcast #23: Zach’s Lost Cell Phone

    In this edition of The GameCola Podcast, Zach Rich loses his cell phone. Also, he, Christian Porter, and Justin Luschinksi talk about: What games they're playing now: RPGs, Borderlands, LittleBigPla

  • Shadow Complex (X360-XBLA)

    Shadow Complex is one of those titles that shouldn't be on Xbox Live Arcade. I'm not saying it's not good enough; nuh-uh, no way. I'm saying it's too good for XBLA—it makes everything else in the li

  • GC Podcast #22: Grab Bag

    The latest GameCola Podcast—featuring hugs, tears, depression, and love—has just been released.

  • Metroid Prime Trilogy (Wii)

    In 2007, the great and wonderful folks at Valve made every single one of us dirty, dirty consumer pigs feel like we just blew up the ferris wheel at the Toys"R"Us in NYC and made off with five spectac

  • System Shock (PC)

    With Dead Space having recently dropped, I thought this would be the perfect time to bring up one of its spiritual predecessors: System Shock. Released for the PC in 1994 by Looking Glass Studios, Sys

  • Are You Game?: Xbox 360

    The Xbox 360 has been alive and kicking for over two years now since November 2005. Yes, it's really been that long. That’s a lot of titles, and there have been more than a couple of misfires. It happens, but the key to life is knowing when not to step on a landmine, or, in this case, when not to drop your hard-earned cash on a developer’s sorry ass attempt at entertaining you (or a console that has a replacement rate higher than 16+%). So this article is for you. Here are the top ten Xbox 360 games since the console was released. This is your guide to cutting the crap and sticking to the pure essentials before you know full well what a "red ring of death" truly means. This is the measure of your game-itude, as all 10 of these titles should be on your shelf with no exceptions. Unless you have no thumbs—I guess that’s an exception.