Why #HoldUbisoftAccountable Is Trending Right Now
A new report in a French magazine lays out all the ways Ubisoft hasn’t changed since its sexual assault and harassment reckoning last year.
‘Valhalla’ Asks What Makes a Good King and a Great ‘Assassins Creed’
A cure for what's been ailing Ubisoft open world games, and a morality play that doesn't read the room.
The Walking Sim Is a Genuinely New Genre, And No One Fully Understands It
Nobody set out to make one of this decade's most influential styles of game. It just happened. What's next?
The Golden Age of Video Games in India Is Finally Here, and It's Unlike Anything We've Seen Before
The indie gaming scene in the country is uniquely local, personal and, most importantly, NOT created for the typical teenage, white male audience.
'Ancestors' Is an Audacious Experiment. I Never Want to Play It Again.
It will be impossible to play 'Ancestors' and not come away with an opinion on what it’s trying.
What Even Is an Open World Game Anymore?
It's an open question, so we're going to do what we do best: record a podcast talking about it.
Google's Video Game Streaming Service Passes the Starbucks Test
There were some hiccups, but playing the latest ‘Assassin’s Creed’ on an old Chromebook worked way better than I expected.
When You Love a Character too Much to Stop Playing a Game
Sometimes, one character will keep you going long after the luster of the gameplay has worn off...
I Keep Playing 'Assassin’s Creed Odyssey' Because it Reminds me of Xena
Kassandra is so awesome a character that I’m playing through this massive game just for her.
'Forza Horizon 4' Is a Living Impressionist Landscape
On Waypoint Radio 193 we talk 'Forza Horizon 4,' 'Super Mario Party,' Xbox Game Pass, and 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey.'
Why I Like Being Hunted by Mercenaries in the Latest Assassin's Creed
Dealing with mercenaries is the way 'Odyssey' constantly reminds the player that they are a part of a big world, and that not all desires in this world are theirs.
'Red Dead 2,' 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey,' and the Future of the Open World
With new features and grander scale than ever, the biggest games of the fall are trying to re-imagine a well-worn genre. Can they?