Earthbound Rap Mashup Is Appropriately Odd

Earthbound might be old enough to warrant the moniker "cult classic" at this point, but Nintendo's beloved SNES-era RPG has still managed to win over new fans ever since it came to the Wii U last year. One such player fell in love with the game so wholly that he's now honored it with—what else?—a rap mashup tribute. » 12/08/14 1:15pm 12/08/14 1:15pm

​The 12 Most Obnoxious Dungeons & Dragons Monsters

In the worlds of D&D, there are countless monsters that terrify the general populace, but only a few truly strike fear into the heart of adventurers. Not because they're so powerful, mind you, but because they're really annoying. Here are a dozen player-tormenting monsters beloved by cruel Dungeons Masters. » 8/29/14 3:30pm 8/29/14 3:30pm

​The 20 Most WTF Magical Items in Dungeons & Dragons

Every Dungeons & Dragons character seeks magical items for their abilities. But some wizards aren't interested in making powerful relics; they're interested in making nonsense, because they're crazy, or things that will screw your character over, because they're jerks. The result? These ridiculous artifacts from D&D's… » 6/26/14 2:12pm 6/26/14 2:12pm

The Game About Being A Jew That I Needed In High School

Bullying takes many different forms. It was the worst for me when it came under the guise of friendship. I had just entered ninth grade at a prestigious private school in New Jersey. This was a place of unimaginable wealth, the kind of school my mother had fought to get me and my older brother to ever since our father… » 4/22/14 3:30pm 4/22/14 3:30pm

A PC Game That Combines Magic's Strategy With Skylander's Toys

This probably goes without saying, but one of the things I love about video games is that they give me a (somewhat) grown-up excuse to play with toys. That might help explain why Skylanders is one of my favorite games in recent memory. It's also why I'm so excited for Prodigy, a tactical RPG currently in development… » 4/02/14 6:30pm 4/02/14 6:30pm