Opinion

Starting Screen | How Anthem's Terrible Loading Times Let You Appreciate BioWare

Use that dead time to look back at the good years full of great games and fun times.

Destroying Video Games—Even the Bad Ones—Isn't Funny. Here's Why

The high-priced Super Mario Bros. auction offers a reminder to treat all video games with respect.

Why Didn't The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Switch Remake Follow in the Footsteps of A Link Between Worlds?

The Link's Awakening remake doesn't appear to be an overhaul like a Link Between Worlds, but does that matter?

Knock Knock it's Knuckles: How Sega Turned the World's Weirdest Mammal into Sonic's Coolest Friend

When Sonic the Hedgehog gained a rival, he also gained a little depth.

Starting Screen | E3 Needs to be More Than PAX Lite

The industry and community has changed around E3. Can E3 remain relevant in the modern day?

Resident Evil 2 Comes So Close to Finding That Elusive Sweet Spot

Resident Evil is many things to many people, but what's the sweet spot for the series?

Are Caustic and Mirage Worth Unlocking? Our Verdict on Apex Legends' Two Bonus Characters

We bought Apex Legends' two premium characters and tried them out. Here's what we think about them.

Devil May Cry 5's Riskiest Gameplay Decisions are Embodied in Its Newest Character

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.

Apex Legends Is Here to Stay

This is a battle royale game with something new to offer.

Final Fantasy 14 is the New Hub for All Things Square Enix and That's Fantastic

Now that Nier: Automata is coming to Final Fantasy 14, the possibilities are endless.

Etrian Odyssey Nexus Makes Me Concerned About What Comes Next for the Series

Etrian Odyssey Nexus is a sweet goodbye to the series' long reign on Nintendo 3DS, but what the heck happens now?

Analyzing Kingdom Hearts 3's Wild Secret Ending and What it Could Mean for a Sequel

Late last week, the secret ending was patched into Kingdom Hearts 3, complicating the series' future. Here's what it could mean.

Apex Legends Isn't Afraid to Borrow Like Crazy From Overwatch

Apex Legends is technically in the Titanfall universe, but its gameplay borrows much more from Blizzard.

Starting Screen | EA's Bad Reputation Hangs Over Apex Legends' Surprise Launch

Apex Legends has to do its best to outrun the perception of Electronic Arts.

World of Warcraft Currently Has a Big PvE and PvP Gear Progression Problem

PvE and PvP gear progression is struggling a bit in Battle for Azeroth.

"Oh God, It Can Walk Now:" The Evolution of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Piranha Plant

Whatever it may offer you, don't hug the plant.

In-Depth With Anthem's Endgame, Which EA Promises is Really Good

EA showed us what awaits at the end of Anthem. Here's what we thought.

Kingdom Hearts 3's Selfie Camera Encourages Sora to Embrace His Disney Tourism

Our favorite Disney tourist finally gets the tool he so desperately needed: a camera with a selfie option.

10 Virtual Console Games That Are Tragically Dust in the Wind After the Wii Shop Closure

"Memento Mori" applies to video games, too.

Transferring Pokemon From the GBA to the Modern Games is an Insane and Convoluted Ballet

Bringing Pokemon from Gen 3 to the new games is like delivering a breech Miltank calf: You gotta twist and pull a little.

Metro Exodus' Sudden Switch to Epic Really is Unfair

But not for Valve and Steam.

The Best Disney World in Kingdom Hearts 3 Probably Isn't the One You Expected

What's the best Disney vacation in Kingdom Hearts 3? It may surprise you.

Starting Screen | Resident Evil 2 is Another Win for a Resurgent Capcom

Capcom is rebounding after a tough generation, Kingdom Hearts 3 is almost here, and more on this week's Starting Screen.

Resident Evil 2 and The Case for the Short Blockbuster

Just because a title is a triple-A blockbuster doesn't mean it needs to be 50+ hours.

What the Metroid Prime 4 Remake Says About the Now Popular "Logo Reveal"

Logo reveals are a risky gamble, but they've become necessary.