What Are You Playing This April?

It’s April, the official month of dumb pranks, getting sick from too many Cadbury eggs, and spending an entire day smoking pot. Also, the official month of playing video games, because every month is the official month of playing video games! » 4/01/15 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

24 Great Video Game Victories, As Told By Players

Earlier this week, I asked you guys to share your most memorable video game victories. The only thing more impressive than the wealth of victories you collectively brought is just how many of those victories were landed. » 4/01/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

What's Your Most Memorable Video Game Victory?

Your whole team’s dead. The clock is ticking and the pressure is on. It’s up to you to secure the win, and maybe you’re even hobbling along on minimal life. Did you make it? » 3/27/15 6:30pm Friday 6:30pm

Eight Songs That Define The 8-Bit Era

Stage 1-1. Hyrule Overworld Theme. Duck Tales' Moon Theme. These songs defined the 8-bit era for so many gamers. Not for me, though; my experiences were a little different than most. It wasn't until much later that I got Nintendo's magical gray box. These are the songs that take me back to my childhood. » 3/24/15 4:30am 3/24/15 4:30am

Tell Us Your Best Toxic MOBA Player Stories

Toxicity is a fact of life in popular MOBA games like League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, and Dota 2. No two toxic players are exactly the same, though. Encountering toxicity can even lead to genuinely heartfelt moments between people who've never met before. What's your most memorable run-in with MOBA toxicity? » 3/18/15 3:30pm 3/18/15 3:30pm

25 World of Warcraft Players Tell Their Best Stories

World of Warcraft lives up to its name in that it is a vast world of its own. There’s so much more to do than just grind your way up to the latest level cap. » 3/18/15 1:00pm 3/18/15 1:00pm

Tell Us Your PAX Love Stories

Walk around a PAX convention and you’ll see more than just video games: you’ll see tons of bonding. Cosplayers gather together for pictures, developers visit each other’s booths, and, sometimes, even new love blooms. » 3/11/15 1:00pm 3/11/15 1:00pm

​What Are You Playing This February?

It's February! That magical month where we all start to feel like maybe winter will end... and then the weather turns, and it's super awful and dark and cold again. » 2/03/15 5:00pm 2/03/15 5:00pm

What Are You Playing This Month?

With all the excitement of new years eve, I completely forgot to post a "What are you playing?" article at the start of January. This injustice shall not stand! » 1/16/15 7:30pm 1/16/15 7:30pm

What Are Your Favorite Made-Up Smash Bros. Mini-Games?

The advent of "Smashketball" showed that some of the best parts of this new Smash generation are the ones players create for themselves. Nintendo doesn't make it easy to share custom stages or rulesets with one another, so the best way to share stuff is by talking online. What are the best made-up games you've seen? » 12/26/14 4:00pm 12/26/14 4:00pm

​How Many Times Did You Restart Dragon Age: Inquisition?

You know the drill: You start Dragon Age: Inquisition. You make a character. You play through the opening cutscene and realize that your character looks like a duck. You restart and try again. » 12/08/14 7:00pm 12/08/14 7:00pm

​What Are You Playing This December?

It's December, which means that there are five thousand new video games to choose from. What to do in the face of so many video games? Start playing, I guess. » 12/02/14 7:30pm 12/02/14 7:30pm

Let's Swap Black Friday War Stories

Every year I tell myself I'm just going to sit at home and wait for online sales. Every year I'm at Walmart at three a.m., combing their electronics sections in case someone missed one of the cheap-ass televisions that sold out minutes after they opened. Surely I am not alone. What gaming goodies did you end up buying? » 11/29/14 6:30pm 11/29/14 6:30pm