On the pop culture podcast this week, the racially-charged horror film Get Out, teen drama Riverdale and the mobile game Prune.
There’s more to post-apocalyptic fictions than desert wastelands and nuclear disaster, but you’d never know it looking at the games we play.
The influx of a large number of Chinese players to ARK: Survival Evolved has caused a huge stir that goes way beyond racism.
It is time to drag them away from each other for the benefit of both.
The survival game has climbed out of the primordial soup and after some tough times skittering around between rock pools the population has exploded.
Satoru Iwata wasn't your run-of-the-mill CEO: he was an innovator and a true gamer, says Tom Watson MP. He'll be sorely missed.
For years, games have desperately needed to get over their addiction to tedious generic white guys as their protagonists for their own sake. Now, it finally seems to be happening.
The PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight has been pulled from sale within its first week for being virtually unplayable. This is a big deal for PC gaming.
This game is a masterpiece, and yet it still could have been so much better.
Permanence and finality in video games can help us be better at understanding, and talking about, mental health issues.
It’s still an intelligent, heart-warming puzzle game, but replaying the re-mastered version of Grim Fandango sadly wasn’t everything Phil Hartup had hoped for.
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