The weekend is for snow, one of the greatest things that exists. Also, video games.
The weekend is for regretting the fact that you made oatmeal raisin cookies the other night and instead making the superior cookie, chocolate chip. Also, video games.
The weekend is for figuring out if you’re going to one of the Thanksgiving things you were invited to so you should go to the grocery store and buy something nice to cook, or if you’re going to avoid people because you never get to do that and so buy ice cream and call it a day. Also, video games.
The weekend is for really meaning to make your house look nice before your sister comes to visit but knowing you probably won’t. But since she has four kids, your house will still look like less of a disaster than hers does. Also, video games.
The weekend is for trying to remember your GeForce password because you forgot your screenshot keybinding and the Steam overlay doesn’t work for Wolfenstein 2. Basically, the weekend is for locking yourself out of your graphics card. Again.
With new speculation about which games Microsoft will have available at the start of it’s Xbox to Xbox One backward compatibility program, it’s a good time to remember just how many great games were exclusive to the old platform.
The weekend is for spending time with the cat you’re watching, i.e., turning down social obligations to pet a cat. Also, video games.
One of the most prolific game series in existence despite being licensed, Dragon Ball has seen its fair share of the good, the bad, and the why did they even bother.
The weekend is for seriously not being sick anymore, seriously. Also, video games.
The weekend is for figuring out what to do with the two pounds of squash you have in the freezer. Also, video games.
The weekend is for picking up that clean laundry on the floor because you can’t step over it forever, or at least that’s what your mom would say. Also, video games.
The weekend is for making a curry because Kotaku features editor Chris Kohler won’t stop posting pictures of the curries he’s eating in Japan right now. Also, video games.
The weekend is for trying to parcel out a book you’re really enjoying so you don’t finish it too soon and have nothing to read on the subway. Also, video games.
The weekend is for watching all of Bojack Horseman with your friend and probably not crying. Or only crying a little. Or crying a lot. And then playing video games.
The weekend is for going to the farmer’s market near your house for the first time, because that seems like a very modern long weekend thing to do. Also, video games.
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen is a very good arts and crafts game that also includes the occasional tactical battle against aliens. Show me your best posters!
Season seven wraps up tonight. What’s the worst thing that could happen?
Weekends are for making up for last week’s lousy meal prep by toning down your learning to cook ambitions a little. Also, video games.
The weekend is for deciding to buy a blender, but why are there so many different blenders? Also, video games.
When I was a kid, I begged my parents for a Game Gear. When I eventually wore them down, they bought me the handheld, along with six games—but I only had the courage to play five of them.