Games Features

3 Years and 2600 Hours Later, 'Mario Maker' Player Still Can't Beat His Own Level

Braden Moor thought it would only take a few months to beat "Trials of Death." He was extremely wrong.
Patrick Klepek
Games Features

Zelda Is at Its Best When It Embraces Horror

The trailer for the 'Breath of the Wild' sequel is only the latest time that Nintendo has blended bright color fantasy with the murky shadows of the weird and eerie.
Liam Conlon
Video Games

The Creator of “Mario Royale” Wants You to Play His Game Before It Gets Banned

It's weird, it's buggy, it's fun as hell. And it probably won't be around for long.
Dexter Thomas
Games News

Nintendo Announces Sequel to 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild'

The surprise confirmation closed out Nintendo's press conference.
Nicole Carpenter
Games News

Millions of Deaths Later, Someone Beat This Nightmarish 'Mario Maker' stage

A one in 7.5 million chance means, eventually, someone is going to be that one in 7.5 million. Meet Josh.
Patrick Klepek
Games Opinion

'Super Mario Maker 2' Gives You More Tools to Create Chaos

There’s simply more of everything, and that's great news for anyone who enjoyed the endless creativity of Super Mario Maker.
Danielle Riendeau

Millennials Tell Us the One Thing They’d Bring Back from Childhood

Tamagotchis. Snap bracelets. Hopes and dreams for the future?
Mica Lemiski

'Metroid Prime 4' Development 'Restarting,' Nintendo Says in Video Apology

Retro Studios, the team behind the previous Metroid Prime games, is now working on the game.
Emanuel Maiberg

This Guy Made a ‘Game Boy Supercomputer’ That Can Handle 1 Billion Frames Per Second

Teaching AI how to transfer knowledge from one game to another is a tricky task, but some clever hardware hacking offered a solution.
Daniel Oberhaus
Nintendo Switch

How Pirated Versions of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Leaked Weeks Before Release

“As far as Switch games go this is the biggest ever,” one Switch piracy community member said.
Joseph Cox
The Weakest Link

Inside the Messy, Dark Side of Nintendo Switch Piracy

Doxing rivals, stealing each other’s files, and poking around Nintendo’s servers are all a normal part of the ballooning Nintendo Switch hacking and piracy scenes.
Joseph Cox

Watch the Extremely Cursed Trailer for ‘Detective Pikachu’

Ryan Reynolds is voicing a CGI Pikachu in a tiny Sherlock Holmes hat, which is just as bizarre as it sounds.
Beckett Mufson