U.S. presidents—fictional or not—have had a major impact on video games. When a game has something to do with the United States, there’s a good chance the Commander-in-Chief is gonna show up.
This week’s new update to Pokémon Go allows you to ask the game’s team leaders to appraise your Pokémon. A useful feature? We’re not sure. It has led to a lot of penis jokes–so many that that the game’s main subreddit is banning those jokes! Anyway...get any good, bad or funny appraisals? Share them in the comments…
What’s the coolest place you’ve seen pocket monsters popping up in Pokémon Go?
Electronic gadgets are cool. Knotted, tangled cables are not. Yet rarely will you find the one without t'other.
Destiny players have begun receiving the "small, but Legendary" gifts promised by developer Bungie earlier this week. What did the random item generator deliver to your mailbox?
Oh the weather outside is frightful, but these levels are so delightful.
The first act of Dragon Age: Inquisition doesn't really take place on a snowy mountain; it takes place in the game's character creator.
Halloween has come and gone once more, leaving in its wake scary sugar crashes, horrific hangovers and countless photos commemorating how silly/scary/awesome/unfortunate we looked last night. It's time to share.
We've killed a lot of things in a lot of video games over the years. But not all video game deaths were created equally. Some make us feel like powerhouses, while others fill us with shame. What's the one act of virtual killing you wish you could take back, and why?
Wow, you guys sure do like to spend money on games!
Mario Kart 8 has been out long enough for players to put every possible vehicle combination through the wringer. So now that we've all taken a few laps around Rainbow Road, I have to ask: what do you think the best build is?
So far, 2014 has felt like a year of surprises. Some of them have been good while others—like the growing crop of games that have been pushed to next year—are bummers. But, there've been standouts among the games that have come out. Let's talk about them, shall we?
Today as part of an April Fool's prank, Google updated Google Maps for iOS and Android to include Pokémon. Let's try to find all of them!
For most portable video games, you're not being particularly brave when you play them out in meatspace. The button-pressing and D-pad-pushing is fairly surreptitious in the vast majority of on-the-go titles; you can play without making too much of a spectacle of yourself. But other games make you look like an idiot…
What did we get from this year of next-gen press conferences, console launches, Nintendo Directs, and huge open-world games? Some good times. And some amazing animated GIFs.
Every year there are bound to be some Christmas-spirit-raising gifts and a few well-intentioned duds. So we'd like to know...what'd you get? Best and worst gifts? Did you send someone one of our gift guides as a helpful nudge? Or maybe you bought someone something so perfect you just have to share? Here's your venue…
There's nothing like a good, solid emotional breakdown to really liven up your day. And when it happens in a video game? Even better.
Our attitudes towards games are very rarely cut and dry. Even in a wonderful, perfectly engineered game, you can still have lingering doubts. Likewise, you can fall in love with a game that is broken, yet does something very special.
Over the last couple of weeks, lots of people have added one or even two new gaming consoles to the space under their TVs. As a result, some reorganization has been required. Where the hell are we supposed to fit all these black boxes?
New Pokémon games means new Pokémon designs—that's practically a given. The real question is, are they any good?