This New Gaming Handheld Has a Crank (!!) And Looks Cool as Hell

Panic, the company who funded 'Firewatch,' has spent the last 20 years making Mac software. Now, they're doing something different.


Nintendo's New Game Where You Run a Clothing Store Shows That Style Is Substantial

It would be a mistake to dismiss 'Style Savvy: Fashion Forward' a cynically stereotypical shot at the girl gaming market.


These Are Probably the Seven Best Video Games of 2016 So Far

The year's been okay for new video games so far, right? Right.


This Is What Nintendo Needs to Do Next

Former 'Official Nintendo Magazine' writer Chris Scullion and VICE's Mike Diver discuss their hopes for the gaming giant's next chapter.


The Original Pokémon Game Was Social Media Before Social Media

Offering personalized, collaborative gaming and friendship, these Game Boy titles gave kids an escape from a buzzing digital age on the edge of a new century.


The Nintendo 3DS Is the Greatest Handheld Console of All Time

After selling tens of millions since 2011, Nintendo's portable console is a commercial hit. But it's also an essential window into video gaming history.


I Asked a Real-Life Drug Dealer How Realistic the Drug Dealing in 'Grand Theft Auto' Is

"Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars" has got me moving acid and coke across Liberty City. But how do my exploits measure up to the real thing?


'Paper Jam' Is a Warming Mario Adventure to Chase Away the Winter Chills

While it's not up there with the plumber's very best, this 3DS RPG is a colorful delight that revels in just being a game.


Linkle, Nintendo's First Female Link, Is Coming to 'Hyrule Warriors'

The news was revealed during Nintendo Direct, a 45 minute update for gaming fans that offers updates on all of the company's new games. We've got a rundown of all the highlights.


The Definitive Version of the Greatest Sonic Game Ever Just Came Out

If you've got a 3DS and you're not playing the new "Sonic the Hedgehog 2," reconsider your priorities.


Everything I Learned from a Lifetime of Super Mario

Looking back at 30 years of lessons imparted by a high-jumping plumber and his dinosaur friends.


Is There Anything More to ‘Senran Kagura 2’ Than Big, Bouncing Cartoon Breasts?

It has a storyline I literally cannot begin to fathom.