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  1. divorce
    At Least 200 Couples Have Divorced Over Fortnite in 2018According to a new report.
  2. fall preview 2018
    11 New Video Games to Play This FallWill Fallout 76 live up to the hype?
  3. casting
    Human Video-Game Avatar Henry Cavill Will Star in Netflix’s Witcher AdaptationHe’ll play monster hunter Geralt of Rivia.
  4. holes
    Donut County Lets You Play As an Ever-Expanding VoidIn this new puzzle game, you play as a hole in the ground.
  5. people's choice
    The Best Gaming Headsets on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“It has a nice amount of bass, so you won’t have problems hearing explosions in games.”
  6. video games
    Fortnite Has Become the Instagram of Video GamesSince last September, the last-man-standing battle royale has been played by more than 125 million people.
  7. adult swim
    The Too Many Cooks Creator Is Back With a Video Game Walk-through From Hell“Have you ever felt like you’re not in control?”
  8. Bill Hader and Conan O’Brien Review ‘God of War’ for “Clueless Gamer”Conan O’Brien has returned with a brand new installment of “Clueless Gamer,” and this time he’s teamed up with Bill Hader to check out the […]
  9. The Best Video Games of 2018 (So Far)God of War, A Way Out, Celeste, Minit, and more.
  10. Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer: ‘We’re More Ghosts Than People’A close read of the newly released trailer for Rockstar’s upcoming game, out October 26, 2018.
  11. Why Rampage Is the Most Faithful Video-Game Adaptation Ever MadeA look back at how the 1986 video game that inspired the new movie starring Dwayne Johnson became a classic.
  12. science of us
    The Video Game That Got Me Through My Long-Distance RelationshipWhen I was at my loneliest, my boyfriend and I used our in-game characters to do all the things we couldn’t.
  13. spring preview
    9 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play This SpringSo, uh, how about that Far Cry game?
  14. Video Games Don’t Know How to Handle Current EventsWhen video games take inspiration from the news, do they have an obligation to treat those issues delicately?
  15. crime
    Man Says Samurai Sword Attack by Girlfriend Was Just a Big MisunderstandingAlex Lovell’s girlfriend allegedly stabbed him because she thought he was cheating on her, but he says he was just playing too many video games.
  16. The Evolution of Lara CroftBuxom bust no more.
  17. Here’s the 88-Second Video-Game Sizzle Reel the President WatchedThe meeting with game makers was mostly unproductive.
  18. Has Donald Trump Ever Played a Video Game?Trump is reviving a decades-old debate about violent video games — but has he ever even played Pong?
  19. Trump Thinks We Need Some Kind of ‘Ratings System’ for MoviesWe need some kind of content warning system for video games and movies. If only someone had implemented this before.
  20. people's choice
    The Best Gaming Mouses on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“Bottom line: This mouse is bomb-proof.”
  21. Watch Our Hands on Demo of Nintendo LaboIt’s much more than just cardboard.
  22. Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Set for October 26, 2018Hope you weren’t doing anything this fall.
  23. people's choice
    The Best External Hard Drives, According to Hyperenthusiastic Amazon ReviewersIncluding a four-terabyte external hard drive with over ten thousand five-star reviews.
  24. We Haven’t Seen a Video Game Hit Quite Like PlayerUnknown’s BattlegroundsHardly anything about Battlegrounds suggested it would go on to become one of the biggest video games ever made. And yet, here we are.
  25. 21 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2018It’s gonna be tough for 2018 to match the overall quality of 2017’s releases, but there’s still plenty to get you excited.
  26. Inky’s Letter, by Barbara Holm My Dearest Clyde, I lay pen to pixelated paper on day 487,000 of this desolate bloodshed. Every treacherous battle is the same. My brethren […]
  27. The 10 Best Video Game Moments of 2017Games are often defined by the small pleasures that emerge as you play. These were the most memorable of the year.
  28. The 10 Best Video Games of 2017When Nintendo is at its best, its games are hard to top.
  29. expert-approved gifts
    The Best VR Headsets to Buy for Your Kid If You Don’t Want to Spend $599Two tech reviewers weigh in on this year’s best virtual-reality headsets.
  30. what do you want
    10 Gamers on the Gifts They Want for the HolidaysWireless headphones, drones, and lots of (surprise) games.
  31. People Really Like Super Mario Odyssey, Which Is a Shock to Absolutely NobodyMost reviews tout how well the game rewards exploration.
  32. Can Call of Duty Make You an NBA Star?NBA rookie of the year Karl-Anthony Towns credits Call of Duty with making him a better athlete.
  33. Conan O’Brien and Kumail Nanjiani Review ‘Shadow of War’ for the Latest […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Conan, where O’Brien teams up Kumail Nanjiani for the latest installment of “Clueless Gamer,” where the two […]
  34. video game movies
    The Long-Rumored Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Returns to Snatch Up Your Gold RingsDeadpool director Tim Miller will executive-produce.
  35. Heat Signature Is the Space-Heist Game of My DreamsAll I want to do is wreak some space havoc.
  36. Cuphead and the Admirable Lunacy of Hand-Animating a Video Game in 2017Using a technique from the 1930s to create a video game for 2017.
  37. racism
    Just Try to Find a More Racist Video Game Than Dirty Chinese RestaurantThe worst.
  38. vulture lists
    The 100 Hardest Video-Game Bosses, RankedFrom gods and zombies to a ship and a song, the one trait they all share is an ability to end your game swiftly.
  39. YouTuber PewDiePie Faces a Backlash After Saying the N-Word During a Live StreamFirewatch developer Sean Vanaman subsequently announced his company’s plan to have footage of the gamer playing their games pulled from YouTube.
  40. Spend the Rest of Your Summer Playing Everybody’s GolfTee off.
  41. Talking With Jason Schreier About Angry Gamers and Eternal DelaysIn Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, the grueling video-game development process is revealed.
  42. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Shouldn’t Work, But It DoesTurns out, giving Mario a gun is a lot of fun.
  43. would you kindly read this
    10 Years Ago Today, BioShock Proved That Video Games Could Be ArtA decade after the release of BioShock, the impact it’s had on the world of gaming is more evident than ever.
  44. The World’s Hottest Video Game Is Home to the Best Pranks OnlineIt’s called stream honking.
  45. daddy can you hear me?
    The Daddies of Dream Daddy, Ranked by Dreaminess and DaddinessTeach me, daddy.
  46. gaming
    The Woman Targeted by Gamergate on Surviving a World-Altering Trolling AttackZoë Quinn spent much of her life playing and designing games. Then she found herself inside one – a vicious, multiplayer real-time harassment bonanza.
  47. Balancing Freedom and Storytelling in Uncharted: The Lost LegacyTalking with Naughty Dog about creating a great story and a great game at the same time.
  48. This ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ Video Game Concept Needs to Become a Real […]Since there’s already a video game where you can experience what it’s like to perform at an open mic as a standup comic, it seems only fair […]
  49. games as art
    The Great New Video Game Black the Fall Shows a New Way to Tell Stories in GamesSome developers appear to have found an intriguing solution to the tricky problem of how to marry good storytelling with satisfying gameplay.
  50. The Keynote Address at the Association for Aspiring Plumbers, by Chris […] I’m glad to see so many young people here with an interest in pursuing a career in plumbing. However, I feel it is my duty to inform you that […]
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