Area 51 Nostalgia Yearns for a Time When Evil Had to Hide
Games, conspiracy culture and what we glimpse beneath the veil of constructed realities.
'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Creator Reveals 'Mythic Quest,' a New Comedy About Game Development
Video game development is a good subject for a comedy, but so far we're not sold on 'Mythic Quest.'
After 'Avengers: Endgame,' the MCU Has a Chance to Get Riskier
The status quo has been completely upended. What now? Warning: Spoilers ahead.
'Tony Hawk' Is More Honest About Video Game Skateboarding Than 'Skate'
When Pro Skater tells me to whack on a button to do that kickflip, it’s as far away from the actual act as you can get. But it helps to put something in focus.
The Horrifying Sound of Death in Games
The 'Call of Duty: WWII' trailer uses gut-wrenching audio to sell its pathos. It's not the only one.
'Orwell' Is a Video Game About Surviellance That Misses the Details
Orwell wants to ask hard questions about the surveillance state, but it refuses to deal with the complex realities of our society.
'The Witcher 2' Didn't Try to Offer Endless Freedom, and That's Why It Was So Good
'The Witcher 3' may offer a massive world to explore, but its predecessor offered something more important: hard limits.
'Stranger Things' Shows Us That 'Dungeons and Dragons' Can Solve Our Political Problems
The tabletop roleplaying in Stranger Things is more than just filler; it's a cipher for the show's hopeful politics.