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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. legal trouble
    Turns Out You Can’t Copyright ‘the Carlton’First the Milly Rock, and now this.
  4. game review
    Crackdown 3 Is What It’d Feel Like If Netflix Made a Video GameIt’s a fun enough game, so long as you’re only paying $10 to play it through Xbox’s subscription service.
  5. game review
    Far Cry: New Dawn Is a Sillier, Better Version of Far Cry 5The newest Far Cry game is a textbook example of creativity springing from tight restrictions.
  6. sort of unusual
    Alfonso Ribeiro Sues Fortnite Over His Signature Fresh Prince Dance, The CarltonWill would be absolutely aghast at this whole situation.
  7. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Video Games of 2018Superheroes, Norse mythology, and a Wild West masterpiece.
  8. trailer mix
    The Only Person Strong Enough to Fight Terry Crews Is … Terry Crews“Surprise, motherf***er!”
  9. video games
    It Was-a Him, MarioThe namesake for Nintendo’s flagship character has died.
  10. gaming
    Red Dead Redemption 2 Is Pure, Chaotic Fun on HorsebackSaddle up for one of the year’s most anticipated video games.
  11. video games
    The Making of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2How the creator of the megahit Grand Theft Auto digitized the West for its next blockbuster.
  12. fall preview 2018
    11 New Video Games to Play This FallWill Fallout 76 live up to the hype?
  13. casting
    Human Video-Game Avatar Henry Cavill Will Star in Netflix’s Witcher AdaptationHe’ll play monster hunter Geralt of Rivia.
  14. adult swim
    The Too Many Cooks Creator Is Back With a Video Game Walk-through From Hell“Have you ever felt like you’re not in control?”
  15. Bill Hader and Conan O’Brien Review ‘God of War’ for “Clueless Gamer”Conan O’Brien has returned with a brand new installment of “Clueless Gamer,” and this time he’s teamed up with Bill Hader to check out the […]
  16. The Best Video Games of 2018 (So Far)God of War, A Way Out, Celeste, Minit, and more.
  17. Why Rampage Is the Most Faithful Video-Game Adaptation Ever MadeA look back at how the 1986 video game that inspired the new movie starring Dwayne Johnson became a classic.
  18. spring preview
    9 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play This SpringSo, uh, how about that Far Cry game?
  19. Video Games Don’t Know How to Handle Current EventsWhen video games take inspiration from the news, do they have an obligation to treat those issues delicately?
  20. The Evolution of Lara CroftBuxom bust no more.
  21. We Haven’t Seen a Video Game Hit Quite Like PlayerUnknown’s BattlegroundsHardly anything about Battlegrounds suggested it would go on to become one of the biggest video games ever made. And yet, here we are.
  22. 21 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2018It’s gonna be tough for 2018 to match the overall quality of 2017’s releases, but there’s still plenty to get you excited.
  23. Inky’s Letter, by Barbara Holm My Dearest Clyde, I lay pen to pixelated paper on day 487,000 of this desolate bloodshed. Every treacherous battle is the same. My brethren […]
  24. The 10 Best Video Game Moments of 2017Games are often defined by the small pleasures that emerge as you play. These were the most memorable of the year.
  25. The 10 Best Video Games of 2017When Nintendo is at its best, its games are hard to top.
  26. People Really Like Super Mario Odyssey, Which Is a Shock to Absolutely NobodyMost reviews tout how well the game rewards exploration.
  27. Conan O’Brien and Kumail Nanjiani Review ‘Shadow of War’ for the Latest […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Conan, where O’Brien teams up Kumail Nanjiani for the latest installment of “Clueless Gamer,” where the two […]
  28. video game movies
    The Long-Rumored Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Returns to Snatch Up Your Gold RingsDeadpool director Tim Miller will executive-produce.
  29. vulture lists
    The 100 Hardest Video-Game Bosses, RankedFrom gods and zombies to a ship and a song, the one trait they all share is an ability to end your game swiftly.
  30. YouTuber PewDiePie Faces a Backlash After Saying the N-Word During a Live StreamFirewatch developer Sean Vanaman subsequently announced his company’s plan to have footage of the gamer playing their games pulled from YouTube.
  31. daddy can you hear me?
    The Daddies of Dream Daddy, Ranked by Dreaminess and DaddinessTeach me, daddy.
  32. This ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ Video Game Concept Needs to Become a Real […]Since there’s already a video game where you can experience what it’s like to perform at an open mic as a standup comic, it seems only fair […]
  33. The Keynote Address at the Association for Aspiring Plumbers, by Chris […] I’m glad to see so many young people here with an interest in pursuing a career in plumbing. However, I feel it is my duty to inform you that […]
  34. video games
    The PlayStation 5 Is Likely Years Away, So You Might As Well Grab a PS4 SlimA good deal should dissuade you from any temptation to wait for the next generation.
  35. The Best Video Games of 2017 (So Far)Brilliant new takes on The Legend of Zelda and Resident Evil headline an especially strong year for games.
  36. The SNES Classic Is Coming to Stores September 27 for $80And it’ll include a previously unreleased Star Fox sequel.
  37. The 9 Video Games You Won’t Want to Miss This SummerIncluding Uncharted Revisited, slasher horror, a stylish indie, and more.
  38. Conan O’Brien Reviews a New Oculus Rift Game for the Latest Edition of […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Conan, where O’Brien tries out a new Oculus Rift game called Wilson’s Heart for a brand new installment of […]
  39. chat room
    Thundercat on Drunk, Anime, and Video Games“I hate the new Street Fighter. It’s just not good.”
  40. controller freak
    Short Reviews of the 7 Nintendo Switch Games That Aren’t ZeldaIncluding options for fans of Final Fantasy, Bomberman, and milking cows.
  41. companionable solitudes
    You Can Now Play a Walden Video Game, Because Reading Is for SuckersWhat would Henry David Thoreau do?
  42. vulture cover story
    Video Games Are Better Than Real LifeMany Americans have replaced work hours with game play — and ended up happier. Which wouldn’t surprise most gamers.
  43. where are they now
    John McTiernan Made His First Film in 14 Years“The Red Dot” is a 90-second commercial for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands.
  44. most anticipated of 2017
    The 17 New Video Games (and a Console) That Are Must-Play in 2017Nintendo’s Switch console, a Red Dead Redemption sequel, and much more.
  45. Conan O’Brien’s ‘Clueless Gamer’ Segment Might Become Its Own TBS ShowBuried in yesterday’s news that TBS might switch Conan to a weekly hourlong format sometime in the future was another bit of late night news […]
  46. video games
    Listen to Ariana Grande, Final Fantasy–StyleThe best collision of pop music and video games. 
  47. fists of fury
    Ariana Grande Is Character in Final Fantasy GameShe’ll appear in Dangerous Woman form.
  48. video games
    Overwatch Character Tracer Revealed As QueerThe info came in a new digital tie-in comic.
  49. year in culture 2016
    The 10 Best Video Games of 2016It was a fine year for big-budget blockbusters, e-sports entries, and indie games alike.
  50. vulture lists
    10 Video Games to Lose Yourself In If You Can’t Get Enough WestworldWhat to try depends on what you get out of the show — or the kind of guest you would be, were you to visit its unsettling titular theme park.
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