While nearly 20% of American gamers identify as LGBTQ+, according to a study from GLAAD and Nielsen, less than 2% of all games include LGBTQ+ characters or storylines.
Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth excels when it builds on Remake's innovations. But its new open world distracts from its superb character development.
In early January 2023, John Cheeks saw that the winning Powerball numbers online matched his lottery ticket. But when he tried to redeem the prize, he was told it was a "mistake." Now, he's suing.
The new remake of Mario vs. Donkey Kong delivers ace animation and a welcome "casual mode," but its two-player co-op can be more frustrating than fun.
At Disney's earnings call, CEO Bob Iger shared plans for a major investment in an Epic Games partnership. Also, a new Moana movie is heading to theaters, and Taylor Swift's concert film to Disney+.
Final Fantasy 7 is more than an iconic PlayStation game. It's a multimedia empire embracing novels, short stories, spin-off games — even a movie. We round up the best of it ahead of Rebirth.
Gaming giants Nintendo and Ubisoft each released new takes on old series this week in Another Code: Recollection and Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown. We review what makes each worth exploring.
An estimated one to two million people already work out while wearing a virtual reality headset. We break down the best fitness apps and games for VR.
2024 may not have quite the stacked release calendar of 2023, but Final Fantasy 7: Rebirth is right around the corner. Signs also point to Nintendo Switch 2 later this year.
Before last month, no human had ever been known to beat the original Nintendo version of Tetris. Artificial intelligence had done so, but then came Willis Gibson, who only needed 39 minutes.
Meta Quest fans have been asking for an exclusive longform, big-budget game for years. Asgard's Wrath 2 delivers with diverse gameplay and a divine cast.
The smart toy sector is worth close to $17 billion. But some parent and consumer support groups say these tech-driven toys are not safe for play.
Baldur's Gate 3 and Alan Wake 2 swept the night, while celebrities like Matthew McConaughey, Jordan Peele, Timothée Chalamet and Simu Liu added star power to the frenetic Awards show.
2023 broke video game industry records, both in the quantity and quality of acclaimed, financially successful games. NPR staff and contributors bring you their favorites.
It's been a decade since the last Grand Theft Auto game, and fans have finally gotten what they've been asking for. No, not a new game — but a real trailer and a promised release year.