Last week was the calm before the Fallout 4 storm, a good week to find some unexpected stories, which the team did marvelously. Here are my favorites:

Best unplanned theme: Video game’s taking chances with how they depict relationships. Exhibit A, Exhibits B and C

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Best story about Hellblade (or: best way to find a strong angle involving a game people aren’t really buzzing about): A PS4 Game’s Quest To Create A Realistic Woman

Best comics piece from Evan: Marvel Just Made a Weird Change to Squirrel Girl

Best headline: New Video Game Announcement Could Be Just About Anything (runner-up that might as well have run up the building when it was supposed to be running down the sidewalk: Dear Assassin’s Creed: Fix Your Damn Controls)

Best GIF (via this post):

Got thoughts about what we published last week or about stories you’d like to see on the site? Let me know.

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