Everyone in the game may be hot, but some of the characterizations we see aren’t as subversive as you might think.
Nintendo is releasing a new version of the game in April. But nothing can replace the magic of the rental store’s printed-out pocket monsters.
Sure, the metaphor is imperfect. But as the encyclopedia enters its 20th year, it’s worth reflecting on the “rules of the game”—and how they might change.
MMORPGs and even social media can trace their roots to games that used simple text commands to construct vivid, fantastical worlds.
The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 have some great games coming this year—assuming schedules hold. Here’s a quick rundown of some great ones.
During a bleary fall and winter, the open world of Skyrim gave me the motivation and joy I couldn’t find in the real world.
The Disney-owned company just announced a new Star Wars title coming from Ubisoft and an Indiana Jones game from Bethesda. And that’s just the beginning.
The island quest-style game is perfect for this “casual gaming” moment.
A pixelated political drama has played out in the sandbox game since May—drawing millions of viewers in the process.
Stories of people clawing their way back from despair, bonding together, and having fun in the process are exactly what we all need right now.