'Ancestors' Is an Audacious Experiment. I Never Want to Play It Again.
It will be impossible to play 'Ancestors' and not come away with an opinion on what it’s trying.
What Even Is an Open World Game Anymore?
It's an open question, so we're going to do what we do best: record a podcast talking about it.
Google's Video Game Streaming Service Passes the Starbucks Test
There were some hiccups, but playing the latest ‘Assassin’s Creed’ on an old Chromebook worked way better than I expected.
When You Love a Character too Much to Stop Playing a Game
Sometimes, one character will keep you going long after the luster of the gameplay has worn off...
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
I Keep Playing 'Assassin’s Creed Odyssey' Because it Reminds me of Xena
Kassandra is so awesome a character that I’m playing through this massive game just for her.
'Forza Horizon 4' Is a Living Impressionist Landscape
On Waypoint Radio 193 we talk 'Forza Horizon 4,' 'Super Mario Party,' Xbox Game Pass, and 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey.'
Why I Like Being Hunted by Mercenaries in the Latest Assassin's Creed
Dealing with mercenaries is the way 'Odyssey' constantly reminds the player that they are a part of a big world, and that not all desires in this world are theirs.
'Red Dead 2,' 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey,' and the Future of the Open World
With new features and grander scale than ever, the biggest games of the fall are trying to re-imagine a well-worn genre. Can they?
Assassin's Creed Origins
How Close is 'Assassin's Creed: Origins' Egypt to the Real Thing?
Ubisoft's beautiful recreation of a lost city is built on shaky foundations.
A Harvard Egyptologist Explains the Historical Accuracy of 'Assassin's Creed: Origins'
A deep dive into the game's architecture, death cults, and political strife.
The Extreme Cost of Game Development Might Be Unfixable
One game developer’s new calculations to determine the costs of games
We Dive Way Too Deep into Assassin’s Creed Mythology on Waypoint Radio
Writer Cameron Kunzelman joins us to argue First Civilizations and...spelljammers?