On Tuesday, Google announced Stadia, a video game service that will run exclusively on streaming technology. Editors Mat Olson and Steve Rousseau chat about why one of the largest technology companies on the planet muscling into the games business is suspect at best, and potentially harmful to the medium at worst.
I taught my son how to play video games. Now he's teaching me.
In recent years, video-game developers have continued to borrow politically charged settings while arguing that their games remain impartial.
The "screaming cowboy EDM" meme strikes again.
With existing solutions that allow for AAA game streaming to your mobile devices, and more on the way, there's never been a better time to chill on the john.
The difficulty of cutting ties with a long-time friend, and the easy of jumping into a game of "Apex Legends."
Journey back in time as an online detective policing a compelling parody of the nascent net, with dodgy graphics, tinny music and a host of weird websites to explore.
His script removes the narrative and mostly ignores aesthetic criticism as he deconstructs the player experience down to emotion and idiosyncratic storytelling. Out of chaos, Dunkey is organizing experience.
Working within the created world to remove homogenous moral views, as well as creating more nuanced and complex origin stories, helps push back against the hegemonic systems of power imbalance in tabletop gaming lore.
The story of Pacthesis, her dating sims for girls and the fans who still thank her.
Back before Candy Crush or even Pong, people passed the time trying to roll balls into specific holes in a board. And you know what? We really want to try it.
Niantic's "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite" has been long in the making, and soon you'll be dodging people on the street shouting spells while staring at their phones.
As aging fighting game fans come to grips with their own mortality, and slower reflexes, and card game emerges to give them the upper hand.
"Overwatch" presents lore that makes the game seem like a welcoming, diverse community, but the players themselves seem to have other ideas for how people should be treated while playing "Overwatch".
It's called "UWC," which stands for Universal Wrestling Corporation, the placeholder name that was used by WCW (World Championship Wrestling) during its purchase by Ted Turner in 1988.
The advances of modern AI research could bring unprecedented benefits to game development
A cartoon troll dunks on the conventions of sports, fighting, simulated, real-time strategy, multiplayer online battle arena, role-playing, shooter and casual games.
From displays of nationalism to coups, Atlas generates stories of war
The Switch is a success, but it certainly won't help you sleep better.
Hayseed has one advantage, and it's a potent one: He is so large that I can use him as a brick wall.
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