Gaming's Climate Dread in a 4K Streaming Ecosystem
Still preoccupied with whether they could, games and technology companies are still not stopping to think if they should.
'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.'
How Video Games Cast Actors Just Like Movies Do
"Far Cry 5" is an example of an actor's performance making a game.
Cult-Buster Rick Ross Explains What’s New in Cults for 2018
If you spend a lot of time online, don't be tempted to join something called the "Miracle School".
This Surreal Alien World Is Full of Monsters, Robots, and Pinups
Pascal Blanché takes a break from art directing video games to create darkly beautiful science fiction illustrations.
'Grow Up' Makes the Simple Act of Climbing a Joy
Some games are about saving the world. Grow Up just wants you to climb a tree and chill out.
It’s Time to Accept that ‘Rainbow Six Siege’ Is the Best Multiplayer Shooter, Ever
IMO, obviously – but then again, everyone else I've introduced to Ubisoft's shooter has fallen for it, too.
A Round Up of Just About Every New Video Game We Saw at E3 2016
You can't play them all, but we did get our hands on, and faces in front of, the intriguing likes of 'Yooka-Laylee', 'Absolver' and 'Mafia III'.
‘The Fractured But Whole’ Is the New Best South Park Game Ever, Probably
What we see of the Stone-and-Parker-penned game at E3 2016 fills us with such confidence that even more bad fart gags can't damage our anticipation.
For Better or Worse, the Original ‘Watch Dogs’ Did Violence Differently Than Most Video Games
So many open-world games make violence just a thing that happens to nameless nobodies. Watch Dogs, for all its faults, changed that.
Let’s Instantly and Arbitrarily Rate Everything On Show at Ubisoft’s E3 2016 Conference
We already know about Watch Dogs 2 (5/10), but what else does the studio have up its sleeves/down its trouser legs (delete as apt)?
The Up Close and Personal Issue
May's Best Music, Films, and Books
We reviewed Sebastian Junger's new book, Mischa Berlinski's new novel, a video game about a smallpox attack, and more.
Christian Lorentzen; Lauren Oyler; Jamie Fisher; Liz Fi