Music Video Recreates The Booze-Induced Haze Of Leisure Suit Larry

Leisure Suit Larry may not have exactly stood the test of time in terms of sheer staying power, but the series of famously salacious adventure games will always be remembered fondly for being some of the first major titles to broach topics like sex and human intimacy on their own sloppy terms. Norwegian DJ Todd Terje » 4/18/14 7:00pm Friday 7:00pm

You Can Smoke Pot In GTA V, According to Ratings Board

We had a hunch it was going to be possible, and, now, the people who rate video games are letting the cat out of the dimebag. You can smoke pot in GTA V, according to the Entertainment Software Ratings Board. That same group has offered a bunch of other mild spoilers for GTA V, if you're interested. » 8/20/13 4:30pm 8/20/13 4:30pm

I Used To Smoke Pot Every Time I Played A Video Game. Here's Why I…

I started smoking pot during my junior year of college, after a loud and messy breakup with my first girlfriend that sent me into an absolutely manic rage. It was shortly after she left, bawling, that one of my roommates asked if I wanted to get high. I guess that was his way of trying to make me feel better. That… » 2/26/13 9:30am 2/26/13 9:30am

I'll Have Whatever Drugs Far Cry 3 Is Having

When I played Far Cry 3 last week, I was impressed by a lot of things—but chief among them was the audacity of the in-game drug sequences. Not many games have your character straight-up take hallucinogens, but why the heck not? As games like Alan Wake and Batman: Arkham Asylum demonstrated, it's possible to creatively … » 10/11/12 8:00pm 10/11/12 8:00pm

Escapism Squared: High Times With a Video Game

[Editor's Note: What follows is a story about someone who took drugs and writes honestly about her experience. We do not endorse the use of drugs and warn you to be mindful of the risks of any substance that's subject to abuse. We accept the reality that many who play games use drugs or have tried them. We wanted to… » 9/28/12 6:00pm 9/28/12 6:00pm