'Oninaki' Is a Surprising Meditation on Grief Inside a Mediocre Diablo-Like
How interesting does a story need to be to make bad gameplay worth it?
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We Finally Answer the Debate: Smooth or Crunchy?
We answer questions about peanut Butter, public criticism, game series gone bad and more on episode 201 of Waypoint Radio
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Noisey Beats 1: Diablo, Lancey Foux, IDK, and More
Tune into episode 118 of Noisey Radio on Beats 1 this Saturday at 9 AM EST/6 AM PST and Sunday 9 PM EST/6 PM PST.
This Mod Turns 'Doom 2' Into 'Diablo II'
‘Doom’ gets the RPG treatment.
Fight Popups and Read Emails in This Windows 95-Themed RPG
'Kingsway' is an RPG where multitasking is your greatest foe.
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How Cheat Codes Vanished from Video Games
Once upon a time, cheat codes let players unlock the headiest secrets from their games.
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Blizzard Is Recreating 'Diablo 1' in 'Diablo 3,' and It's Pissing Players Off
Dec. 31 marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Diablo RPG series, and fans think Blizzard's celebration is halfhearted at best.
What Cons Are Like When You're a Famous Cosplayer
Andy Rae told us about her weirdest convention stories, dealing with internet haters, and her take on the Cosplay Is Not Consent campaign.
Here's the Original Pitch for 'Diablo,' Coffee Stains, Clip Art, and All
Eight-page document shows developers originally planned for it to be yet another turn-based RPG.
Why Doesn't Blizzard's 'Heroes of the Storm' Have Any People of Color?
Old-fashioned fantasy and science fiction has left Blizzard’s all-stars with almost no characters of color.
Scenes from a Mexican Black Mass
For three days every March, witches and warlocks gather in Catemaco to burn pentagrams and summon the devil.
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Six Ways in Which ‘Heroes of the Storm’ Is Incredible
Blizzard's brand-new MOBA is now out in the wild, and it's shaping up to be one of the best games in its field.