These games are bright, bubbly, and totally get stuck in your head, just like pop music.
Does Nintendo deserve the stigma of being behind when it comes to online services?
Thanks for making me tall for a change, Marvel Powers United VR.
STARTING SCREEN | A eulogy for the Godfather of the Dead. Plus Mike's Media Minute, game music, and all the rest for the upcoming week in gaming.
With Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age now out, we look back on its troubled development and an interesting what-if.
The in-development game features music from Ty Segall, Metz, and Com Truise, in addition to voice actors Nolan North, John DiMaggio, and others.
UNPREDICTABLE | Caty plays a bit of Splatoon 2's single-player campaign and watches Spider-Man: Homecoming, the best Marvel movie maybe ever.
We talk to Robert Yang about his new "historical bathroom simulator" The Tearoom, and what it's like basically being Twitch's Public Enemy Number One.
We sit down to talk to the creator of Puzzle & Dragons about Let it Die's success and its potential as a springboard to a more global profile for GungHo Online.
STARTING SCREEN | Friends don't let friends go to Dave & Buster's. But we went anyway.
Now that Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is out, it's time to take a stroll down memory lane.
Holy cow, June's already over? This year is flying by.
Which SNES Classic games should you play first? We ranked them all.
STARTING SCREEN | The Witcher 3 continues to surprise me with every return, even years after its release.
Grezzo's Koichi Ishii tells us about Ever Oasis' life-affirming messages, and why it lacks Secret of Mana-style local multiplayer.
Beg your pardon: "Capture."
She manages to keep it G-rated, but by God it wasn't easy.
STARTING SCREEN | This place is freakin' me out, maaaan!
E3 has a tendency to bury the smaller stuff, but worry not.
You've seen our nominees and voted for your own. Which games reigned supreme in a crowded E3?
We talk to God of War director Cory Barlog about exploring the softer side of Kratos, and how the series is shifting thematically.
STARTING SCREEN | The defining moments from the first two days of E3 2017.
We learn about how Madden 18 is tackling Telltale's formula, high school football, multiple endings, and the possibility of DLC.
From God of War to Super Mario Odyssey, these are the most essential games of E3 2017.
A stacked fall lineup figures to earn most of the hype at Sony's E3 showing.
What's Nintendo got up its sleeve for E3 2017? We've got a few ideas -- and a sizable wish list.
STARTING SCREEN | Superheroes dominate the movie screen, but they almost never star in big-budget games. Why?
We chat with Nier: Automata director Yoko Taro on the hypocrisy of humanity and how the sequel even materialized in the first place.
An unlikely Twitter campaign unearths a unique chunk of video game history.
We talk to Heroes of the Storm's lead designer about the challenges faced to this point, and why it deserves to be appreciated in its own right.