The fanfare and celebration unfolded in a virtually empty stadium, as Japanese protesters gathered nearby to register their discontent over the world's largest sports event.
USA Volleyball says Taylor Crabb — part of a duo that is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. and No. 4 in the world — will be replaced by another player due to his positive test.
Nintendo has released a newly remastered version of the classic Zelda game Skyward Sword — and while it's still a beautiful game, not all of the original's flaws have been addressed.
The video game Farming Simulator has found a loyal and niche audience in the gaming world. This isn't the cheesy Farmville game from years ago, but one emulating the real challenges of running a farm.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo isn't quite what it used to be, with several major game developers pulling out over the past few years — but this year's show still managed some pretty big news.
In this post-apocalyptic vision, you play as a furry little mutant battling and questing through a gorgeous open world. But boring combat and too much hand-holding keep the game from greatness.
The Mass Effect series is known almost as much for its storytelling as its actual gameplay — as the series is rereleased in an omnibus Legendary edition, we look at what makes it so literary.
The new speedrunning game from Detroit developer Aerial_Knight combines a Black cyberpunk aesthetic with clear, compelling mechanics for a game you'll want to play over and over again.
A new version of the classic '80s video game Oregon Trail tries to represent the lives of Native Americans more accurately — no more braids or bows and arrows. But you can still die of dysentery.
After years of begging by fans online, Nintendo has released a sequel to the classic N64 game Pokémon Snap — it's a peaceful playthrough that has you taking pictures of monsters, not capturing them.
In Disco Elysium, you play as an unnamed detective figuring out the story behind a dead body in a windswept, wintry city. The new Final Cut edition features extra quests and a fully-voiced script.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons came out a year ago and quickly became the game of the pandemic era, offering a candy-colored fantasy world where the occasional bug bite is the worst that can happen.
Harvest Moon: One World and Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town are the latest installments in a beloved, long-running series of farming sims — but fans may want to stick with older games.
Microtransactions are small in-game purchases that grant you mostly cosmetic upgrades — but sometimes, they can affect game play. And some gamers say they're becoming increasingly intrusive.
Roblox, the online gaming platform, is going public on Wednesday. During the pandemic lockdown it's become a virtual playground, and the company has seen a surge in users, with millions now active.