STARTING SCREEN | The IGN plagiarism incident spotlights the odd role played by game reviews.
STARTING SCREEN | Hollow Knight leads a fantastically strong crop of recent metroidvanias.
STARTING SCREEN | Chasm, La-Mulana 2, and Iconoclasts almost felt like mythical games, and in 2018, they're finally here.
STARTING SCREEN | Weirdly, part of being an adult is realizing stuff for kids isn't meant for you.
STARTING SCREEN | I tried to escape, but Niantic keeps dragging me back in.
STARTING SCREEN | We have more summer gaming memories, look ahead to Octopath Traveler, and more.
STARTING SCREEN | Why Ubisoft's new racer is hampered by its premise, and all the rest of the week's headlines.
STARTING SCREEN | An ode to Sony's handheld, this week's releases, and more.
STARTING SCREEN | The nightmare that is February 2019, Square Enix Avengers is a no-show so far, and more.
STARTING SCREEN | E3 2006 is still an infamous show, and I was there. It was something.
STARTING SCREEN | If an IP dies in the woods, should a publisher still slap a 2 on it?
STARTING SCREEN | The humble Game Boy Advance follow-up to Symphony of the Night managed to live up to its predecessor—and even exceed it in some ways.
STARTING SCREEN | Kick off your week with Persona, Knuckle Sandwich's free demo, and Avengers: Infinity War.
STARTING SCREEN | Shenmue's dueling identities, Rampage, and more.
STARTING SCREEN | The Persona series is one that's built on deep character development, which is not a short-term anime series' strong suit.
STARTING SCREEN | The older you get, the easier it is to appreciate Square Enix's 16-bit RPG masterpiece.
STARTING SCREEN | Tomb Raider's ongoing success in the movie theaters, Ni No Kuni 2's excellent soundtrack, and more.
STARTING SCREEN | On what we can learn from Age of Empire's new release, Ni No Kuni 2, and more.
STARTING SCREEN | Thoughts on the game industry's big meeting with Donald Trump, this week's upcoming games, and more.
STARTING SCREEN | And neither do a lot of other games.
STARTING SCREEN | The uncertain future of Metal Gear Solid, Caty's Alt-Game Corner, and more!
STARTING SCREEN | Stretching the limits of the RPG.
STARTING SCREEN | Even though the IOC recognizes esports as a sport, the field has a long way to go for Olympics recognition.
STARTING SCREEN | Why Monster Hunter: World's hunts feel massive but grounded.
STARTING SCREEN | As someone who writes about games for a living, I usually don't have the time to chase 100 percent completions. Celeste is changing that.
STARTING SCREEN | The linear single-player game isn't dead, but it is on the struggle.
STARTING SCREEN | We'd love to get around to Monster Hunter World, but there's that little matter of Dragon Quest Builders coming to the Switch...
STARTING SCREEN | Speedrunning has its own language, and Games Done Quick over the years has only added to that vocabulary.
STARTING SCREEN | 2017 saw the release of the "most powerful console ever," but tech hardly seems to matter anymore.
STARTING SCREEN | Pokemon has all the good parts of an MMO while avoiding the bits that we hate.