While it is great to see more characters that hew close to my identity — especially ones that are such a big part of the game's marketing (Tracer and Soldier: 76 are de facto mascot characters for the game) — the sad fact is that's where the representation nearly always ends.
Okay, "Mortal Kombat" has always been over-the-top, but spiking a guy to death with blades made of his own blood? That's a whole new level. The game comes out on April 23.
We will never stroll through a theme park the same way again.
What's it like to watch someone play a video game of your childhood better than you could possibly imagine in 1080p at 60 frames per second? It's absolutely enthralling.
You might think Sonic the Hedgehog has a storied history, but Brian David Gilbert is here to unravel why that history is completely wrong. Subscribe to our Y...
Netflix's "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo" and Keita Takahashi's "Katamari Damacy" both have philosophies about the stuff we surround ourselves with. The contrast between the two goes a lot deeper than "messy ball" versus "minimalist aesthetic."
Chinatown Fair, which opened on Mott Street in the 1940s, has survived generations of gaming innovation, new players and rising rents in New York.
This is "This is what peak athleticism looks like" by Jared Andrews on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
Increasing computing power allows game developers to fine-tune and add the smallest of details. Take a look inside and you'll see the array of triangles that make it happen.
Rather than expunging Wario from the Mario universe, Nintendo needs to acknowledge the possibility that he can reasonably be interpreted as Jewish, accept that as part of his identity, and give him some appropriate clothing and activity options in future games.
This is some serious "Matrix"-level dark magic that's happening right now.
Two seconds and 120 frames takes up almost 3,000 pages of paper.
In "Red Dead Redemption 2," a birder finds joy and despair in a realistic portrayal of wildlife in the pre-conservation era.
Far Cry 5 ignores the real life fascism in Montana's past and present. I know because I live there.
Games to watch in 2019, for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC
We keep getting older, the games stay the same (and science backs that up).
Tyler "Ninja" Blevins takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet's most searched questions about himself. How much money does Ninja make...
It’s a combination of brand deals and viral videos
Every year, my family gets together for a game of Fireball Island. This year, the new version of the game was released, so I decided to hide 700 RGB pixels, ...
When this kind gamer unwrapped "God of War" (2005), he calmly explained to his mother that she had made a hilarious mistake. He wasn't mad, he was laughing! And then everyone was laughing with him when he realized it was all a good-hearted prank.
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