Starting Screen is our weekly column featuring news, commentary, and music to help you get over your case of the Mondays.
The industry and community has changed around E3. Can E3 remain relevant in the modern day?
Apex Legends has to do its best to outrun the perception of Electronic Arts.
The digital ecosystem is undergoing its biggest shakeup since 2005.
As developers gear up for the next generation, 2019 looks slimmer than recent years.
STARTING SCREEN | 2018 was a year of big games with a lot of caveats, making this year's end of the year deliberations more varied than ever.
STARTING SCREEN | It doesn't take a detective to figure out why the Sonic the Hedgehog movie poster isn't a hit.
STARTING SCREEN | How does 2018 measure up among the best years of this console generation?
STARTING SCREEN | Online service games can generous outrageous profits, but their potential for disaster is often high.
STARTING SCREEN | Opinion on Fallout 76 was mixed from the start, but no one could have predicted that it would stumble this badly out of the gate.
STARTING SCREEN | The Pokemon marketing machine takes a risk and scores another huge win.
STARTING SCREEN | To be disappointed is human, but to keep that disappointment in perspective is divine.
STARTING SCREEN | Licensing issues and questionable choices keep PS1 from reaching its potential.
STARTING SCREEN | Red Dead Redemption 2 will undoubtedly be an amazing looking game. But there are some potential drawbacks to being a prequel.
STARTING SCREEN | Rockstar has been dealing with these issues for a long time now.
STARTING SCREEN | Fallout 76's storytelling is receiving plenty of positive mention, but it still loses a crucial aspect of the core games.
STARTING SCREEN | Games like Assassin's Creed Odyssey are longer than ever. And you know what? That's fine.
STARTING SCREEN | Pokemon launched in North America 20 years ago this week, and the sensation still hasn't ended.
STARTING SCREEN | Nintendo Switch Online launches tomorrow, and details are annoyingly scarce.
STARTING SCREEN | A community picks up the pieces after an unspeakable tragedy.
STARTING SCREEN | A mass shooting casts a pall over the Madden competitive community, and over gaming as a whole.
STARTING SCREEN | No ROMs means no way to play a lot of classic RPGs that still don't have legitimate releases (and probably never will).
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.