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Video Games

  1. pro tip
    It’s Time to Play a Big, Dumb Video GameInstead of worrying about quality, try something mediocre that will drag on forever.
  2. a long talk
    Nerding Out With ThundercatOn his new album, losing Mac Miller, and the Evangelion dubbing controversy.
  3. this thing's incredible
    Comforting and Addictive, This Sega Genesis Mini Is Now My Go-to Stress RelieverIt’s easy entertainment that keeps my mind from worrying about the outside world — and how much longer it’ll be before we can return to it.
  4. video games
    This Loathsome Owl Is the Only Bad Part of Animal CrossingA screed against Blathers.
  5. quarantine
    These Students Re-created Their Closed High School on Minecraft“In the past week, the fact that I’ve seen the school in Minecraft more than real life, it’s kinda sad.”
  6. the simulation
    I Can’t See My Family Right Now, So I Rebuilt Them As SimsAs the world around me falls to shit, what I really want is simulated quotidian life.
  7. vulture lists
    The 25 Best Board-Game Mobile Apps to Play Right NowLooking for something new to play? These are the best places to start, no friends nearby required.
  8. solitude
    Relishing Animal Crossing: New Horizons, an Anti-Anxiety OasisThe game runs refreshingly against the rising tide of bad, dark news.
  9. coronavirus
    GameStop Claims to Be ‘Essential Retail’ to Stay Open During LockdownsWhile GameStop says it is encouraging sick employees to stay home, workers were told doing so without a doctor’s note would be an unexcused absence.
  10. video games
    12 Women on Their Favorite Video GamesZelda: Breath of the Wild, The Sims 4, and more.
  11. thievery
    Split or Steal Is a Game About Whether or Not You Want to Cooperate With OthersA video game based on the Prisoner’s Dilemma has surprising depth and sudden timeliness.
  12. science of us
    Video Games Are a To-Do List You PlayI love video games for the sense of errand satisfaction.
  13. gotta go fast!
    Beyond the Creepy Teeth: How Sonic the Hedgehog Saved ItselfA complete timeline of the Sega character’s return to the big screen, from dental horror to emergency redesign to today.
  14. movie review
    In Sonic the Hedgehog, It’s Like Golden-Era Jim Carrey Never Left UsThe movie is fine, but the villain’s a delight.
  15. horror
    Eli Roth Excitedly Ushers in the Clownpocalypse FranchiseWhat could it be about, do you think?
  16. extremely online
    The Witcher Meme That Put Henry Cavill in a BathtubA very short history of Tub Geralt.
  17. my single is dropping
    Grimes Is One Step Closer to Being a Cyborg in Her Game Awards PerformanceGrimes will provide music for Cyberpunk 2077, as well as voicing the character of Lizzy Wizzy.
  18. trailer mix
    Console Wars to Continue into 2020 with Xbox Series XMicrosoft promises backwards compatibility, Master Chief.
  19. the hard to shop fors
    Gamers on the Gifts They Want for the HolidaysVideo-game enthusiasts of all ages weigh in.
  20. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Tween Boys, According to Tween BoysHint: None of them is Fortnite.
  21. best of 2019
    The Best Video Games of 2019World-saving adventures, delightful puzzles, and one unruly goose.
  22. encounters
    A Video Game Auteur’s Quest for ConnectionHideo Kojima’s latest title Death Stranding, about restoring a fractured America, is designed to make everyone feel a little less alone.
  23. celebrity shopping
    What Jonathan Van Ness Can’t Live WithoutI was like, “Oh my gosh, that’s so silly.” And then, within a day, I was like, “I need one.”
  24. video game review
    Death Stranding Is the Year’s Most Bewildering, Ambitious GameIt’s the story of a mailman who hikes across the continent to reboot the internet.
  25. people's choice
    The Best Gaming Chairs on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“I’ve seriously never had more fun with video games in my entire life than I have racing around in this chair.”
  26. video games
    The Outer Worlds Breaks the Fallout Formula in Important WaysIt’s a game that feels like it is constantly adapting to the choices you make.
  27. the end of a world
    Fortnite Is Dead. Long Live Fortnite.Your favorite video game was sucked into a black hole this weekend.
  28. honk!
    The Creators of Untitled Goose Game Just Wanted to Make a Funny GameSomehow it became so much more.
  29. sleepless in seattle
    The Dogs in The Last of Us Part II Are Going to Kill YouAs are many other things, based on this unnerving first look at the highly anticipated sequel.
  30. honk!
    Goose Game GoodA new game has captured hearts and minds with its simple premise: being a very annoying goose.
  31. appreciations
    The Street Fighter Movie Is Good, ActuallyIt’s a class on everything that can go wrong with a film, and how all of that failure adds up to something truly special.
  32. people's choice
    The Best Gaming Headsets on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“After hours of wear I forgot they were even there.”
  33. encounter
    At the Fortnite World Cup With the Game’s Youngest Star YetH1ghSky1, a.k.a. 12-year-old Patrick Bragaru, is too young to compete in the tournament, but still has plenty of fans.
  34. college athletics
    California’s ‘Fair Pay to Play’ Bill: An Idea That’s Long OverdueThe rotten hypocrisy of college “amateur athletics” needs to yield to fair treatment of the kids who are creating wealth for everyone else.
  35. people's choice
    The Best Gaming Mice on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“My entire life has gone into its next chapter and one of the only consistent factors in it has been this mouse.”
  36. gaming
    Final Fantasy Will Finally Be a Live-Action TV ShowInspired by the 14th installment.
  37. people's choice
    The Best External Hard Drives, According to Hyperenthusiastic Amazon Reviewers“I have five episodes of Empire on it, to watch when ever I want. How can you beat that.”
  38. last night on late night
    Billy Eichner Is Just So Great at Video GamesThis could be its own show.
  39. fatality
    A New Mortal Kombat Movie Will Be Body Slamming Into Theaters in 2021Cue the jock jams.
  40. celebrity collections
    Bill Nighy Is a Pokémon Master NowHis favorite pokémon? “The ancient Mew.”
  41. sonic the hedgehog
    Detective Pikachu Director of Photography ‘So Glad We Don’t Look Like’ Sonic“If all we’re talking about is how these two films look, our film is better than Sonic the Hedgehog.”
  42. gotta fix fast
    Sonic Is Getting a Makeover So We Can All Sleep Again#gottafixfast
  43. last night on late night
    Brie Larson Is Also the Captain of Virtual RealityHer Marvel skills appear to translate.
  44. the simulation
    The Sims Is Now High-FashionMoschino announces a real-life collaboration with the video game.
  45. egg erasure
    Is Any Part of the Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Going to Look Like the Video Game?If you thought the humanlike legs on Sonic were bad, just wait.
  46. video games
    The Best Thing About Google’s New Gaming Platform Is Also the WorstGoogle’s game-streaming platform’s close ties to YouTube could create a feedback loop that bodes ill for game developers and fans.
  47. best of 2019
    The Best Video Games of 2019 (So Far)The start of the year is no longer a dead zone, as 2019 has already seen weird PC games, white-knuckle flight simulators, and horror nightmares.
  48. close reads
    Russian Doll’s Love Letter to Video GamesFrom respawns and fetch quests to non-playable characters, the Netflix show maps gaming tropes onto the reality of trauma.
  49. legal trouble
    Turns Out You Can’t Copyright ‘the Carlton’First the Milly Rock, and now this.
  50. sales sales sales
    Today Is the Day to Get Yourself a Switch (and $35 in Nintendo Money for Free)You get $35 in Nintendo credit, which is free money toward a game.
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