Long Reads archive
Anthem isn't alone and it shouldn't be treated like it is.
Tetris' semi-dormant competitive side emerges again.
At DICE Summit 2019, we catch up with one of the industry's most beloved writers and directors.
Use that dead time to look back at the good years full of great games and fun times.
The high-priced Super Mario Bros. auction offers a reminder to treat all video games with respect.
We talk to gaming's best writers about what makes good lore.
Wander the wasteland and rediscover a keystone in RPG history.
The Link's Awakening remake doesn't appear to be an overhaul like a Link Between Worlds, but does that matter?
When Sonic the Hedgehog gained a rival, he also gained a little depth.
Reexamining one of the most divisive games in the series on its 20th anniversary.
The industry and community has changed around E3. Can E3 remain relevant in the modern day?
Resident Evil is many things to many people, but what's the sweet spot for the series?
We bought Apex Legends' two premium characters and tried them out. Here's what we think about them.
Amazon Game Studios offers an extended peek at its latest attempt to break into the online gaming market.
We look back on the kart racing hit with Naughty Dog's co-founders and Crash Team Racing's lead artist.
Anthem isn't the first time BioWare has tried to launch an MMO...
We try out V in a new Devil May Cry 5 demo and find that Capcom isn't afraid to play with their well-established formula.
Now that Nier: Automata is coming to Final Fantasy 14, the possibilities are endless.
Etrian Odyssey Nexus is a sweet goodbye to the series' long reign on Nintendo 3DS, but what the heck happens now?
Late last week, the secret ending was patched into Kingdom Hearts 3, complicating the series' future. Here's what it could mean.
Apex Legends is technically in the Titanfall universe, but its gameplay borrows much more from Blizzard.
Apex Legends has to do its best to outrun the perception of Electronic Arts.
With nearly six hours of demo time, we explore The Division 2's PvE approach with insight from its creative director and lead designer.
PvE and PvP gear progression is struggling a bit in Battle for Azeroth.
Whatever it may offer you, don't hug the plant.
EA showed us what awaits at the end of Anthem. Here's what we thought.
Our favorite Disney tourist finally gets the tool he so desperately needed: a camera with a selfie option.
Resident Evil 2 is just feeding our hunger for more.
GUEST POST | A Silent Hill producer reflects on what drew him to the perennially haunted series, and what it was like to work on it during its troubled years.
"Memento Mori" applies to video games, too.
We talk to the game's developers about what largely feels like a secondary concern at the moment.
Bringing Pokemon from Gen 3 to the new games is like delivering a breech Miltank calf: You gotta twist and pull a little.
What's the best Disney vacation in Kingdom Hearts 3? It may surprise you.
Capcom is rebounding after a tough generation, Kingdom Hearts 3 is almost here, and more on this week's Starting Screen.
It's been a truly standout year for Capcom's biggest game to date.
Just because a title is a triple-A blockbuster doesn't mean it needs to be 50+ hours.
Logo reveals are a risky gamble, but they've become necessary.
At PAX South, we ask developers what platforms they're bringing their latest games to.
Anthem passes at least one major test. But is it enough?
Mario + Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey knows Bowser's son is not loved, and its story uses that to its strength.
We get our first real glimpse of The Father in the sequel to Far Cry 5, and a very trippy vision quest.
We talk to and hang out with Fallout 76 superfans to see why they're still exploring the wasteland.
Why Trials Rising is better enjoyed on PS4 and Xbox One.
We try to condense everything you need to know about Kingdom Hearts, so you don't have to read five million Wikis.
Sensing the need for some good old-fashioned dog-based hilarity, Bandai Namco delivered the good boy.
What I mean is playing as the Frog transformation is a lot of fun. What'd you think I meant?
Finding balance in the Force.
HISTORY OF RPGS | Mystery Dungeon tackled the daunting task of making roguelikes friendly.
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