The Intertwining Ambiguity and Terror of 'Mandy' and 'Twin Peaks'

In the first edition of our new Pop Culture podcast, we dig into some of our favorite media old and new
Waypoint Staff
an hour ago
Romance in games

How the Creators of the Otome Genre Bring Romance to Modern Audiences

We spoke with Ruby Party Director Mei Erikawa about the challenges and exultations of making romance games aimed at women, and the excitement of bringing 'tokimeki' to everyone.
Anne Lee
2 hours ago

‘Anodyne,’ a Thoughtful 2D Zelda-Like, is Now on Consoles

‘Anodyne' is one of my favorite 2D Zelda-ish games, and it’s finally on PS4 and Xbox 1.
Danielle Riendeau
a day ago

How Do you Balance a Day Job and Creative Hobbies?

On Waypoint Radio 187: Nintendo Direct thoughts, 'The Masque of Red Death,' 'The Messenger,' 'Frozen Synapse 2' writing advice, and much more!
Danielle Riendeau
2 days ago

Meet the Meticulous Fan Behind the Internet's Most Meticulous Mario Blog

Since 2012, Supper Mario Broth has been proving, over and over, there's more to learn about Nintendo's series. Recently, though, its creator was forced to go public and ask for help. His power was about to go out.
Patrick Klepek
2 days ago

'1870' Reclaims a Cyberpunk Future from Colonial Wreckage

If your life depended on it, could you approach an indigenous community and worldview without being an asshole?
Cameron Kunzelman

How the Changing Relationship Between Story and Lore Has Defined Destiny

On Waypoint Radio 186, we go in deep on game lore.
Danielle Riendeau
Graveyard Keeper

'Graveyard Keeper' Is About Losing Your Future to Your Present

The darkly humorous farming simulator is dead serious about questioning our relationship with labor and goals.
David J. Lumb

Why Don't Remakes And Remasters Always Credit the Original Developers?

Tributes, thank yous, and shout outs are one thing, but in the case of 'Shadow of the Colossus,' 'Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner,' and others, it falls short. Crediting is power.
Patrick Klepek

The Final Missions of 'BattleTech' Made Me Realize What I Want in a Sequel

There's a difference between surviving and winning.
Rob Zacny

Is Spider-Man a Cop Now?

On Waypoint Radio 185, the whole crew is here to chat big games.
Danielle Riendeau

'Shadow of the Tomb Raider' Tries, but Fails, to Tackle Its Own Colonialism

Fun stealth mechanics and a passable photo mode can't free the series from the baggage of its core fantasy: Lara Croft is still just a thief playing at being a savior.
Dia Lacina