With games like Wasteland 3 and The Last of Us Part 2 already delayed, we're just beginning to see the effects of the virus on gaming.
Anything worth saying can be said in three words and an acronym.
A PSA for Animal Crossing: New Horizons players: A new bug has crushed our self-made tarantula island dreams.
Ubisoft has delivered a great update for Breakpoint, but more improvements are needed.
The barely-controlled chaos of Resistance fits in well with Resident Evil 3's focus on action.
Prince of Persia played around with time years ago, and now this unique strategy game is doing it again.
GAME OF THE MONTH | March's best game won over even the Animal Crossing skeptics on the staff.
Don't have over 100 hours to spare for round two of Persona 5? We got you.
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.
In bringing the oft-overlooked N64 entry to new systems, Bethesda, id, and Nightdive have canonized its story.
Workplace mishaps reach the one place that hasn't been corrupted by capitalism… space!
Careless movements in Bravely Default's first proper sequel will earn you a swift death.
If you want to know more about the Oldest House, the Foundation has your answers.
Latching on to this lovely little open-world puzzle game is easier than falling off a log.
Sometimes simplicity is all you need.
Caty, Joel, and Mike gather round to discuss the most hellish new game on the market.
Animal Crossing has shown the true side of my friends.
A wonderful weekend with Animal Crossing, the return of Half-Life, and everything else happening in a busy week for games.
Friends hanging out. Not a phone in sight. Just vibing.
I know we're dealing with a lot, but Wasteland 3's world makes me feel slightly better about our own.
Persona 5 Royal has stolen my heart all over again—even if not everything about it has aged wonderfully.
It's a much bigger upgrade than what Secret of Mana received.
With human-to-human contact discouraged, luckily online games give us the hangout spaces we need.
The single-player campaign can't square up with its excellent foundation.
Call of Duty: Warzone's standout mode has nothing to do with battle royale.
Lessons learned from Final Fantasy 13, Ori returns, and everything else that's happening this week in games.
This mobile game is hair-raising as a handheld experience.
Square Enix's hesitation to label Final Fantasy 7 Remake as a multi-parter is understandable, but it's still not right.
How I finally came to embrace the hype around Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
What Cloud's first meeting with Aerith says about the differences between the remake and the original.
GAME OF THE MONTH | It was a bit of a dry month in terms of standouts.
The boss fights of Bloodroots are the undisputed high point of the game.
There's a Mega Man Zero character who's a treasure trove of lore and timeline links. Stay a while and listen.
If you want a battle royale that spends less time on guns and hiding, Proletariat Inc. has a game for you.
Microsoft is making the right moves ahead of the launch of the Xbox Series X.
If video games are a chaotic digital sea, narrative and endings are its lighthouses.
Directs aren't just fun; they also have an important history. They're worthy of a little craziness.
We can finally customize our towns however we want.
This Ito-inspired roguelike is unlike most others you've played.
The next generation needs to focus on cross-platform features over pure graphical improvements.
Pokemon are, and always shall be, your friends.
A few good films don't constitute a pattern, unfortunately.
Everything's going to be OK. Right?
At long last, the truth about Byleth's mom.
We go hands-on with Pokemon Mystery Dungeon and pick up a few tidbits along the way.
Or a Destiny 3 for that matter, at least not for a very long time.
I enjoy Phantasy Star Online 2 closed beta, but the series should be moving forward.
Will it star a Kougra whose owner hasn't fed it in 18 years?
Yakuza 5 may have the most chaotic story in the series, but the bond between Haruka and Kiryu is at its best.
Sony San Diego's approach to tech offers some insight into its mindset as the generation winds to a close.
Part of the success of Fire Emblem: Three Houses was a passionate community plastering memes all over the internet.
The secret to a good Sonic the Hedgehog game has been right before us all along.
Last week Sega EU announced it was using recycled cardboard for physical PC games going forward.
Apex Legends' newest addition has an Ultimate ability that's tricky to use effectively.
It's Mewtwo's birthday, and the least we can do is remember to be excellent to each other.
Sadly, western audiences are denied the peaceful resolution X and Zero fought for.
We've seen neither hide nor (long, luxurious) hair of Bayonetta in over two years. She's overdue for an appearance.
When it comes to video game discourse, everything old is forever new.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Nintendo put a quick stop to Switch Pro speculation, Jedi: Fallen Order orders rose, and E3 2020 is totally under control and great.
"Hey-hey! I can ruin you!"
GAME OF THE MONTH | Kentucky Route Zero hits the end of the road.
The early reception to Warcraft 3: Reforged is nowhere near positive.
As usual, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate takes an otherwise straightforward character and makes them fun.
Given Mario's enormous star power, why isn't he more lucrative in the mobile space?
One of Blizzard's lesser-known classics finally gets its due. Plus, all of the big releases, The Sims 20th anniversary, and more.
There's a wonderful freedom in being the new kid on the block.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Microsoft and Sony have already revealed some of their new consoles' key features, but which actually matter to the target audience?
Kingdom Hearts 3's big DLC is a little underwhelming, save for one new feature.
It's not a soccer RPG anymore, but Captain Tsubasa hearkens back to the days of Tecmo's sports games in other ways.
Why one of Apex Legends' best modes needs to make a comeback.
THIS WEEK IN THE BUSINESS | While a new console generation means change is in the air, some trends, like rampant crunch, remain unfortunate industry staples.
Sakurai has a twisted sense of humor, and he's not afraid to use it.
The theme is strong with this patch, but the content might not keep players engaged.
Persona's take on the musou sub-genre is more of a sequel than fan-service.
Super Mario Bros. 2 is a major part of Nintendo's history, but it seems scared to dish out relevant nostalgia.
Developer Crema is here with a little Fauxkemon for everyone.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Talk of new hardware likely to dominate industry chatter leading up to holiday launches of PS5, Xbox Series X.
Pokemon's console future is upon us.
Why does Galarian Slowking hide its face? We might find the answer in literature, music, or both.
Star Wars is about to begin anew, and that first step may take place in video games.
Finally, a quest for the Destiny fans who don't have time to run 400 missions.
This will be the year that all of the major promises of the past decade finally come true.
Tokyo Mirage Sessions' unique battle system is a real bop.
At first it Gwent right over my head.
2020 is loaded with RPGs, and it already hurts so good.
"Ever hear the one about the Lalafell who had a 12-inch pianist?"
USG's Game of the Year is an RPG that's stuck in our collective Thought Cabinet.
Project Scarlett has not just a name now, but a shape too.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Microsoft not only unveiled its next console this week, but now Sony will start making games for other consoles too?
Three games later, we finally earn a "2."
A legacy series returns, and there’s little else like it in gaming today.
There were some great moments in video games this year. Let's look back on some of our favorites.
Even the world's worst translation can't destroy a good yarn about slaying the Lord.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan would like to be seen as the "Asian Steve Jobs" but comes off more like "a jerk selling light-up mice."
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