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  1. 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.”
  2. best of 2020
    The Best Video Games of the Year (So Far)Just go play Fall Guys, you guys.
  3. sure why not
    You Can Try Tatcha’s New Cleanser in ‘Animal Crossing’Your little mini-me is about to be so dewy.
  4. vulture online sports
    ‘The Sims’ Headed to TBS For Reality TV Series, Gamers Remain Undefeated in QuarThe competition series will follow 12 contestants as they play “The Sims” for a grand prize of $100,000.
  5. stand-up
    The Most Joyful Live Comedy Right Now Is Inside Animal CrossingJenny Yang’s comedy showcase may be the cutest stand-up has ever been.
  6. video game review
    The Last of Us Part II Plays a Dark, Cynical TrickThe game wants players to wrestle with extreme violence, perhaps a little bit too much.
  7. backstories
    The Last of Us Part II Pulled Off a Kiss Scene That Makes Players CryIt’s historically been a grail for game-makers to move people to tears. The Kiss finally did.
  8. how do you like them apples
    Nature Is Healing: Nintendo Is Finally Remaking Pokémon SnapN64 millennials rejoice!
  9. summer 2020
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 +2 Forever Altered the Course of Gaming and MusicRevisiting THPS 1 + 2 at the end of the summer when the remake arrives will serve valuable nostalgia to gamers, skaters, and music nerds.
  10. first person
    I Am Obsessed With a Tragic Hidden Backstory in Animal CrossingSable is the only character in the entire game that gives you access to an actual story.
  11. summer 2020
    The 8 Can’t-Miss Video Games of This SummerGet ready to scratch your nostalgia itch with vigor.
  12. strategist investigates
    What’s a Good Alternative to a Sold-out Nintendo Switch?We can’t help you find a Switch, but we can help scratch the same itch with these other great games on your phone or console.
  13. video games
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Will Grind Back Onto Gaming Consoles This FallThe flips return this September.
  14. recommended by experts
    The Best Virtual Games to Play on Zoom, According to Video Game ExpertsIncluding board games, trivia, and, obviously, Animal Crossing.
  15. endings
    With Final Fantasy VII Remake, Video Games Have Their Last Jedi MomentIt’s not a story, but a struggle against fandom.
  16. animal crossing
    How Animal Crossing’s Singing Shih Tzu Took Over TikTokOne video has almost 3 million views.
  17. close reads
    Final Fantasy VII Remake’s New Midgar Eerily Reflects Our Crumbling SocietyThe question here isn’t whether or not Final Fantasy VII could happen to us but, rather, how much of it already has.
  18. recommended by experts
    The Best Video Games for People Who Don’t (Normally) Play Video GamesFrom games you can play on your phone to games you can play on Zoom.
  19. The Best Video Games for Non-Gamers to Play in QuarantineIf you’ve never touched a game controller before, start here.
  20. pro tip
    It’s Time to Play a Big, Dumb Video GameInstead of worrying about quality, try something mediocre that will drag on forever.
  21. a long talk
    Nerding Out With ThundercatOn his new album, losing Mac Miller, and the Evangelion dubbing controversy.
  22. 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.
  23. video games
    This Loathsome Owl Is the Only Bad Part of Animal CrossingA screed against Blathers.
  24. 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.”
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. solitude
    Relishing Animal Crossing: New Horizons, an Anti-Anxiety OasisThe game runs refreshingly against the rising tide of bad, dark news.
  28. 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.
  29. video games
    12 Women on Their Favorite Video GamesZelda: Breath of the Wild, The Sims 4, and more.
  30. 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.
  31. science of us
    Video Games Are a To-Do List You PlayI love video games for the sense of errand satisfaction.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. horror
    Eli Roth Excitedly Ushers in the Clownpocalypse FranchiseWhat could it be about, do you think?
  35. extremely online
    The Witcher Meme That Put Henry Cavill in a BathtubA very short history of Tub Geralt.
  36. 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.
  37. trailer mix
    Console Wars to Continue into 2020 with Xbox Series XMicrosoft promises backwards compatibility, Master Chief.
  38. the hard to shop fors
    Gamers on the Gifts They Want for the HolidaysVideo-game enthusiasts of all ages weigh in.
  39. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Tween Boys, According to Tween BoysHint: None of them is Fortnite.
  40. best of 2019
    The Best Video Games of 2019World-saving adventures, delightful puzzles, and one unruly goose.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.”
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. the end of a world
    Fortnite Is Dead. Long Live Fortnite.Your favorite video game was sucked into a black hole this weekend.
  46. honk!
    The Creators of Untitled Goose Game Just Wanted to Make a Funny GameSomehow it became so much more.
  47. 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.
  48. honk!
    Goose Game GoodA new game has captured hearts and minds with its simple premise: being a very annoying goose.
  49. 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.
  50. people's choice
    The Best Gaming Headsets on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“After hours of wear I forgot they were even there.”
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