Starting Screen is our weekly column featuring news, commentary, and music to help you get over your case of the Mondays.
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.
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.
Maybe Blizzard's best days really are behind it.
The gaming community knew nothing in the '90s, and frankly, neither did a lot of publishers.
I'm tired of it, and I don't have a good reason for it!
This past year has found Blizzard embroiled in one controversy after another. What does it say about its future?
Whatever time it takes to make a game feel just right on a new system is well-spent.
Please enjoy your regular helping of content.
Video games are still learning the art of subtle storytelling, but a game about neon biker gals at war somehow nails it.
Owners of the base consoles are increasingly saddled with long load times when playing games like Borderlands 3.