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Videogames

  1. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Games on PlayStation NowWhat it lacks in flashy new releases, it makes up for with a strong back catalogue.
  2. a total knockout
    The Mortal Kombat Theme-Song Creators Didn’t Know They’d Created a KnockoutOlivier Adams and Maurice “Praga Khan” Engelen created a winner in 1994, one still ringing in our ears to this day.
  3. unconventional materials
    Can You Really Stab Somebody With Their Frozen Blood or Is Mortal Kombat Lying?An expert pours cold water on the idea of stabbing an opponent with their frozen blood.
  4. art review
    In Artist Cory Arcangel’s Latest Show, Kim Kardashian Provides the MaterialThe artist gives the smartphone game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood the white-cube treatment at Greene Naftali.
  5. best of 2021
    The Best Video Games of 2021 (So Far)With major studios still scrambling, indie games are grabbing the spotlight.
  6. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Games on Nintendo Switch OnlineThe service is home to a treasure trove of SNES and NES classics.
  7. video games
    Hogwarts Legacy Can’t Escape J.K. RowlingAdding a trans-inclusive character creator doesn’t make up for the author’s transphobia.
  8. the art of ending things
    How I Learned to Love Dying (in Hades)An appreciation of death in the time of quarantine.
  9. hbo
    GoT’s Bella Ramsey to Kick Butt on HBO Once Again As Ellie in The Last of UsAnd fellow Game of Thrones alum Pedro Pascal will play Joel.
  10. stonks!
    I’m Sorry, What Is Going on With GameStop and AMC?An answer for idiots, by idiots.
  11. 2021 preview
    24 Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2021Plenty of options as you look ahead to another year of staying in.
  12. oh snap!
    Some Good News: Pokémon Snap Gets an April Release DateApril 30 can’t come fast enough.
  13. i kissed a squirtle
    Katy Perry Powers Up Pokémon’s 25th-Anniversary CelebrationPerry’s reign as video-game songstress continues.
  14. you call this archaeology?
    A New Indiana Jones Video Game Is Coming to Melt Your FaceGet your whips and fedoras ready.
  15. vulture lists
    The 25 Best Games on Xbox Game PassThe Xbox Series X is lacking in launch titles, but Game Pass fills the void.
  16. video games
    What the Heck Is Going On With Cyberpunk 2077?How a presumptive Game of the Year botched its launch.
  17. movie review
    Monster Hunter Is Loud, Unapologetic FunIt’s filled with scary monsters, gnarly weapons, and terrific visual storytelling.
  18. play/pause
    Sony Removes Cyberpunk 2077 From PlayStation Store, Offers RefundsGamers, you good?
  19. video games
    Which Video-Game Console Is Right for You?If you can manage to get your hands on one, that is.
  20. review
    Spider-Man: Miles Morales Isn’t Quite Sure How to Build a Better New YorkerIt’s a fun game that knows where it came from and hints at where it needs to go.
  21. best of 2020
    The 10 Best Video Games of the YearNew classics, new takes on old classics, and New Horizons offered us distraction and connection when we needed it most.
  22. dat ass
    Well at Least the Metal Gear Solid Movie Will Get Solid Snake’s Butt RightOscar Isaac (and his butt) have been tapped to play Solid Snake in Sony’s upcoming Metal Gear Solid film.
  23. great adaptations
    The Last of Us Adaptation Will Be HBO’s Next Grimdark DramaThe long-awaited adaptation of the PlayStation game is headed to HBO as a series.
  24. music videos
    Run the Jewels Debut New ‘No Save Point’ Video for Cyberpunk 2077“Mike really wants to become a computer, despite the fact that he doesn’t know how to use a computer.”
  25. do you even vape bro?
    Xbox Asks People to Please Stop Vaping Into Their Xboxes“We can’t believe we have to say this.”
  26. video games
    PlayStation 5 Argues That Games Don’t Need to ChangeSony’s new console isn’t too big of a leap forward — at least not yet.
  27. video games
    The New Xbox Is Ready for a Netflix WorldMicrosoft’s latest console brings the on-demand streaming revolution to gaming.
  28. game combat
    Netflix Takes a Stab at Its Own Assassin’s Creed AdaptationHopefully this series is better than the movie.
  29. video game review
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Is a Perfect Piece of ’90s NostalgiaThe revived classic is easily the best skate game in a long time.
  30. fall preview 2020
    Everything to Know About the Looming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X ShowdownHow to pick the perfect new console for you this fall.
  31. legal battles
    Bad News, Fortnite Fans: Apple Has Terminated Epic Games’ Developer AccountThe tech giant and the video-game company are currently embroiled in a legal battle.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. how do you like them apples
    Nature Is Healing: Nintendo Is Finally Remaking Pokémon SnapN64 millennials rejoice!
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. summer 2020
    The 8 Can’t-Miss Video Games of This SummerGet ready to scratch your nostalgia itch with vigor.
  40. video games
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Will Grind Back Onto Gaming Consoles This FallThe flips return this September.
  41. endings
    With Final Fantasy VII Remake, Video Games Have Their Last Jedi MomentIt’s not a story, but a struggle against fandom.
  42. animal crossing
    How Animal Crossing’s Singing Shih Tzu Took Over TikTokOne video has almost 3 million views.
  43. 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.
  44. The Best Video Games for Non-Gamers to Play in QuarantineIf you’ve never touched a game controller before, start here.
  45. a long talk
    Nerding Out With ThundercatOn his new album, losing Mac Miller, and the Evangelion dubbing controversy.
  46. 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.”
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. solitude
    Relishing Animal Crossing: New Horizons, an Anti-Anxiety OasisThe game runs refreshingly against the rising tide of bad, dark news.
  50. 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.
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