League Of Legends' Neverending War On Toxic Behavior

"WHY DO I ALWAYS GET THESE ****ING TEAMS," our Jungler rages not, even three minutes into our League of Legends match. "****ing stupid [Kassadin] you just lost lane and top is going to feed." The game is hardly over. We're just in a small hole, but the Summoner playing Lee Sin has already written this match off as a… » 9/19/14 4:05pm Friday 4:05pm

Dishonored's Party Level Rewrote The Rules Of Stealth Games


The mission seems to be going well enough; it's been tough, but you've persevered, making your way through some tense situations by avoiding the gaze of patrolling guards. You've just infiltrated the enemy base—now it's time to assassinate someone. You're hiding, maybe in the bushes or around a corner, and wham,… » 7/30/14 10:15am 7/30/14 10:15am

Your Guide To Evo 2014, The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament

We're coming up on Evo, the biggest fighting game tournament in America. It will run Friday to Sunday from Las Vegas and be streamed online for the world to see. It'll be the biggest Evo yet. But maybe you aren't prepared—there are eight completely different games at this one event, after all, and what makes them… » 7/10/14 5:00pm 7/10/14 5:00pm

M&M's Flavors, Ranked

There's plenty to mock about the leaders of the dude-food movement—Fieri, Zimmern, the Epic Meal Timers—and their bag-tag army of regular doofs united by pork-themed t-shirts and their exaggerated disdain for small plates and Whole Foods. But we're not here to make fun of their indoor sunglasses or their spicy… » 6/25/14 3:46pm 6/25/14 3:46pm

A Grown-Ass Man's Guide To Super-Hard Old Nintendo Games

This is a thing about playing old NES games that I couldn't beat as a kid to see if I could beat them now as an adult, but let me tell you this first: I had sex while wearing a Power Glove not that long ago. It's maybe the most impressive thing that I've ever accomplished in my whole entire life. The backstory to pull… » 6/13/14 2:10pm 6/13/14 2:10pm

Grand Theft Blotto: What GTAV Means To A Laid-Off Depressive Like Me

I am on a rampage. Having recently been laid off from my posh tech job, the one with the free sodas and Work From Home days, the one where the employees put the casual in business casual and there's non-stop tension between the Product and Design teams, the one where the staff, like its counterparts dotted all up and… » 10/12/13 11:24pm 10/12/13 11:24pm