An excellent new visual novel, about a transgender woman returning to her hometown in Ireland, is out now on the Nintendo Switch.
Fumito Ueda's moody video game about a young hero wandering a landscape empty of everything except for 16 towering giants originally came out in 2005 — but its loneliness speaks to today's gamers.
Undertale, the quirky, pixelated adventure game, became a smash hit when it came out because of its unique mechanism: You can talk to its monsters and show them mercy, rather than killing them.
The NBA reported zero positive test results after play resumed in July. The Los Angeles Lakers' championship victory over the Miami Heat marked the end of the socially distanced season.
A new battle royale Super Mario Bros. game — released on October 1st — has re-ignited a conversation about Nintendo's relationship with its most passionate fans.
The online game Blaseball is about building community and organizing against malevolent forces beyond your control. It's also surreal, bizarre and a little weird.
Speedrunning is the quirky subculture dedicated to playing through video games as fast as is humanly possible, exploiting glitches in game code and advanced techniques to barrel ahead.
The deal is set to be one of the largest ever acquisitions in the video game industry. Once the deal is finalized, Microsoft will own popular franchises such as Wolfenstein, Quake, and DOOM.
The very first Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games came out two decades ago, for the original PlayStation. Their blocky, flat graphics haven't aged well, but now a remastered version restores their shine.
This is the first time Colin Kaepernick has been included in the video game franchise since 2016. That's when he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.
If you're stressed out by battle royale shooter games like Fortnite, you and your friends may enjoy steering the jelly-bean-esque characters of Fall Guys around an array of goofy obstacle courses.
Magic: The Gathering is a popular collectible card game that's been around for years. But it can be an expensive hobby, and it thrives on in-person play. The pandemic has knocked players for a loop.
The Last of Us, released in 2013, was praised for its rich story and environment. The legacy of its sequel, out now, may be how many gamers are able to play it thanks to enhanced accessibility.
Our occasional series on storytelling in video games returns with a look at The New Colossus, a surprisingly heartfelt entry in the classic Castle Wolfenstein series. (Yes, you still shoot Nazis.)
Sucker Punch's new samurai combat game gives players a gorgeous open world to explore, haikus to write and enemies to defeat — but the characters can be flat, leading to moments of dull gameplay.