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relationships

My Partner's Twitch Stream Transformed Our Sex Life

Talking about sex with an audience of strangers became a new kind of foreplay.
Stephen Wilds
5 days ago
Video Games

Three Prominent Video Game Developers Accused of Sexual Assault in One Day

Developers who worked on ‘Gears of War 4’ and ‘Night in the Woods’ have been accused of sexual assault.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
8.28.19
Video Games

The Secret to the Gruesome Sounds in Mortal Kombat Is Exploding Vegetables

We smashed bell peppers with Mortal Kombat’s sound designers to simulate the game's gore.
Dexter Thomas
Michael Shade
8.20.19
Games News

Walmart Removes Violent Video Game Signage, Still Sells Guns

The retailer is asking employees to take down signage and playable demos for violent video games, as well as hunting videos, in the wake of shootings at two of its stores.
Nicole Carpenter
8.8.19
mind

Running a Virtual Kitchen in ‘Overcooked’ Restores My Friends' Spirits

After intense conversations, I crave a supportive, productive diversion. So my friends and I become tiny animal chefs.
Aaron Edwards
7.22.19
Science

Researchers Find a Promising Treatment for Video Game Addiction

It's about rewiring the gamer's relationship to video games, not abstinence.
Matthew Gault
7.16.19
Gaming

Welcome to 'Borderlands 3', Where You Can Shoot a Brain in a Jar With Legs

The latest iteration of the Gearbox shooter offers a billion guns and a slew of ludicrous things to shoot them at.
Joel Golby
5.17.19
Science

Scientists Find the Part of the Brain That Remembers Pokémon

If you can still nail a round of Who's That Pokémon? after all these years, you have this brain fold to thank.
Becky Ferreira
5.6.19
esports

The World's Best 'FIFA' Player Was Crowned at the ePremier League Final

Sitting next to his mum, we watched 17-year-old F2Tekkz take the title.
Mark Wilding
4.8.19
NFL

At Least 'Madden' Refs Got the Saints-Rams Pass Interference Call Right

One simulation even turned the pass interference sensitivity all the way down, and the ref *still* called it on New Orleans. Yikes.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.24.19
Our Blessed Year

My Top Ten Addictions of 2018

From the internet to coconut La Croix to cancelling plans.
Eve Peyser
1.1.19
Gaming

Marvel Stuntmen Recreated a 'Super Smash Bros.' Fight IRL and It's Incredible

Watch Mario, Link, Ness, and Captain Falcon duke it out in an live-action brawl.
Beckett Mufson
12.12.18
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