Rob Zacny

Games Reviews

'Ghost Recon: Breakpoint' Soars While Players Navigate Chaos and Vulnerability

A gripping game of underdog tension, 'Breakpoint' transcends its familiar design even as it equivocates with its story.
Rob Zacny
10.4.19
Games Podcasts

The NFL Is Terrible And We Keep Watching It

From Helmetgate to Jay-Z.
Rob Zacny
9.2.19
Games News

Not Content With Just Loot Boxes, 'NBA 2K20' Has Actual Casino Games

Gambling regulators: Don’t watch this! Gamers: Hello
Rob Zacny
8.28.19
Games Reviews

'Control' Imagines 'The X-Files' as an Eerily Thrilling Action-Horror Game

Help the world's most daring bureaucrats battle psychic invaders from another dimension.
Rob Zacny
8.26.19
Games Reviews

An 'Uber, but for Mental Health' App Is an Unsettling Therapist in 'Eliza'

A software engineer changed the world. Now she has to find out whether she improved it.
Rob Zacny
8.14.19
Games Opinion

The Timeless Horror of 'System Shock 2'

Its technology and techniques are old-fashioned, but Irrational's 20 year-old horror classic still makes you a participant in its storytelling.
Rob Zacny
8.12.19
Games Features

The Return of the Dirtbag F1 Driver, and 'F1 2019'

The zoomers are mean.
Rob Zacny
8.7.19
Games Opinion

The List of 2,000 Journalists the Video Game Lobby Doxed Is the Last Thing It Had to Offer

With E3's relevance increasingly in doubt, the ESA managed to destroy its reputation and its fitness to host a media event in one fell swoop.
Rob Zacny
8.5.19
Games Features

20 Years Later, ‘Jagged Alliance 2’ Remains an Irreplaceable Tactics Game

A renaissance in tactics games has never come close to matching one of the classics of 1999.
Rob Zacny
7.25.19
Games Reviews

Watch a City’s Politics Shift Through the Rear View Mirror of Your Cab in ‘Night Call’

It's not much of a detective story, but 'Night Call' does have some great mysteries.
Rob Zacny
7.19.19
Games Reviews

'F1 2019' Knows That Good Fights Make the Best Racing

Ruthless AI and a fascinating car simulation have made Codemasters' F1 series into an essential racing game.
Rob Zacny
7.15.19
Games Opinion

‘They Are Billions’ Gets the Single-Player Campaign Nobody Needed

Well, they certainly feel like billions.
Rob Zacny
6.21.19
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