The Division

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The Bad Jokes Games Rely on Are Worse Than No Humor at All

An out-of-place throwaway gag might break the mood, but if a laugh isn't earned, is it any good?
Rob Zacny
6.22.18
open thread

Games That You Can't Let Yourself Think About

In other words, I'm playing 'The Division' again.
Rob Zacny
3.12.18
fanfic

Waypoint High Fanfic: Last Song for Salter and Rhodes

Waypoint High's Junior ROTC Military Ball has more drama than the prom itself.
Robert Rath
12.30.16
A Postcard From...

Lost, Afraid, and Snow-Blind in 'The Division: Survival'

"We were going to be heroes. Now we warm our hands around a barrel."
Jack de Quidt
12.18.16
Survival Sims

The New DLC for 'The Division' Adds Humanity to a Brutal World

A simple narrative conceit saves 'Survival' from resembling its nihilistic peers.
Ed Smith
11.30.16
Postscript

The Strange Intimacy of Black Friday Shopping

On Black Friday, real and simulated scarcity blend together just like they do in games like 'DayZ' and 'The Division.'
Cameron Kunzelman
11.25.16
Gaming

Here’s Everything That Happened at the Xbox E3 2016 Briefing, Pretty Much

Exclusives, updates, Phil Spencer almost certainly in a T-shirt/blazer combo: some of this just writes itself, doesn't it? Also: NEW CONSOLE KLAXON.
Mike Diver
6.14.16
Gaming

The Best Part of 'The Division' Is Fighting in Its Lawless Dark Zone

The main game in Ubisoft's MMO shooter is gorgeous but flawed. Step inside its gritty PVP area, though, and shit gets real.
Jake Tucker
3.18.16
Gaming

Could the Post-Pandemic Chaos of 'The Division' Really Happen?

I Made the World Collapse in 24 Days
Nafeez Ahmed
2.13.16
Gaming

We’re Divided on ‘The Division,’ So Here Are Our Pros and Cons

With its beta behind us, it's time to assess the strengths and weaknesses of one of 2016's most-hyped games.
Danny Wadeson and Sean Cleaver
2.3.16