Starting Screen is our weekly column featuring news, commentary, and music to help you get over your case of the Mondays.
As we celebrate Super Mario Galaxy 2's 10th anniversary, we reflect on how Nintendo threw everything it had into its amazing sequel.
Rockstar's return to Los Santos is one of the most popular games ever, and it's not going away anytime soon.
Majora's Mask, now 20 years old, is unforgettable. That's a lesson Breath of the Wild 2 should take.
Join us for a week-long series in which we explore the magic of co-op, community, and more.
I feel like I'm betraying Tifa.
Let creators see these old games through a new lens.
You're wrong about Super Mario 64, you're wrong about Super Mario 3D World, but most of all, you're wrong about Super Mario Sunshine.
A wonderful weekend with Animal Crossing, the return of Half-Life, and everything else happening in a busy week for games.
With human-to-human contact discouraged, luckily online games give us the hangout spaces we need.
Lessons learned from Final Fantasy 13, Ori returns, and everything else that's happening this week in games.
How I finally came to embrace the hype around Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
If video games are a chaotic digital sea, narrative and endings are its lighthouses.
A few good films don't constitute a pattern, unfortunately.
Part of the success of Fire Emblem: Three Houses was a passionate community plastering memes all over the internet.
When it comes to video game discourse, everything old is forever new.
Super Mario Bros. 2 is a major part of Nintendo's history, but it seems scared to dish out relevant nostalgia.
This will be the year that all of the major promises of the past decade finally come true.
Project Scarlett has not just a name now, but a shape too.
There were some great moments in video games this year. Let's look back on some of our favorites.
Some of us have been playing Death Stranding slowly, and it's far better for it.
A look at the games I want to play before 2019 is officially finished.
Google's first foray into the console space manages to alienate both causal and hardcore gamers alike.
Chugging Monster until it kills me.