Video Games


My Partner's Twitch Stream Transformed Our Sex Life

Talking about sex with an audience of strangers became a new kind of foreplay.
Stephen Wilds
2 days ago
Video Games

Three Prominent Video Game Developers Accused of Sexual Assault in One Day

Developers who worked on ‘Gears of War 4’ and ‘Night in the Woods’ have been accused of sexual assault.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
Video Games

The Secret to the Gruesome Sounds in Mortal Kombat Is Exploding Vegetables

We smashed bell peppers with Mortal Kombat’s sound designers to simulate the game's gore.
Dexter Thomas
Michael Shade
Games News

Walmart Removes Violent Video Game Signage, Still Sells Guns

The retailer is asking employees to take down signage and playable demos for violent video games, as well as hunting videos, in the wake of shootings at two of its stores.
Nicole Carpenter
Mass Shootings

Ohio Republican Blames Mass Shootings on Obama, Drag Queens, Weed, and Open Borders

The list goes on, and on...
Gaby Del Valle

Running a Virtual Kitchen in ‘Overcooked’ Restores My Friends' Spirits

After intense conversations, I crave a supportive, productive diversion. So my friends and I become tiny animal chefs.
Aaron Edwards

Researchers Find a Promising Treatment for Video Game Addiction

It's about rewiring the gamer's relationship to video games, not abstinence.
Matthew Gault
Video Games

The Creator of “Mario Royale” Wants You to Play His Game Before It Gets Banned

It's weird, it's buggy, it's fun as hell. And it probably won't be around for long.
Dexter Thomas

Esports Pros Explain the Gear You Need for Marathon Gaming Sessions

Gaming—or working in an office—can be harder on your body than you'd expect. Professional gamers told us how they stave off injury.
Eric Van Allen

Scientists Find the Part of the Brain That Remembers Pokémon

If you can still nail a round of Who's That Pokémon? after all these years, you have this brain fold to thank.
Becky Ferreira

Xbox Has New Guidelines on How to Talk Trash Without Getting Banned

Microsoft's new community standards say Xbox gamers should trash talk by saying, "That was some serious potato aim. Get wrecked."
Nicole Carpenter
Video Games

‘One Finger Death Punch 2’ Is a Two-Button Power Fantasy

Silver Dollar Games' deceptively simple brawler packs a lot of complexity and fun into minimal input.
Matthew Gault