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‘The Haunting of Hill House’ Works Because of its Characters

In drawing realistic, layered characters, Netflix's horror-drama succeeds where the genre sometimes falls flat.
Danielle Riendeau
4 days ago
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The Unexpected Realness of 'Haunting of Hill House,' a Drama With Ghosts

We talk about Instagram harassment, 'Looper,' and 'The Haunting of Hill House' on Waypoints.
Danielle Riendeau
5 days ago
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The Industry Won't Change If Reporters Let The Powerful Off the Hook

The creative brain trust at Rockstar Games have unbelievable influence, power, and money. Any chance to hold their feet to the fire should be seized, if we're going to change the terms of debate.
Patrick Klepek
10.15.18
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We Have to Push Back on the Toxic Labor of 100-Hour Work Weeks

What's happening with 'Red Dead Redemption 2' isn't new, but that shouldn't make it any less shocking.
Rob Zacny
10.15.18
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'Astro Bot' Is a Nintendo Quality Platformer That's Also a VR Stunner

Wipe the dust off your VR headset, put the cables in the right spot, and spend some time with the game engineered to make you smile.
Patrick Klepek
10.15.18
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When You Love a Character too Much to Stop Playing a Game

Sometimes, one character will keep you going long after the luster of the gameplay has worn off...
Danielle Riendeau
10.12.18
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The Nukes of 'Fallout 76' Are Where Power Fantasies Hit a Breaking Point

Unless there's a fundamental restructuring of how we understand, build and consume AAA games, the ability to nuke your friends is a terrible idea.
Cameron Kunzelman
10.12.18
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Next Week, We’re Streaming 72 Hours to Raise Money for The Florence Project

The group provides free and legal social services to detained adults and unaccompanied children facing immigration removal. Let's help them.
Patrick Klepek
10.12.18
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It's Hard to Go Back to the Old West in 'Red Dead Redemption'

The Waypoint Crew contends with Rockstar's cowboy epic on the eve of 'Red Dead Redemption 2.'
Danielle Riendeau
10.11.18
Assassin's Creed Odyssey

I Keep Playing 'Assassin’s Creed Odyssey' Because it Reminds me of Xena

Kassandra is so awesome a character that I’m playing through this massive game just for her.
Danielle Riendeau
10.11.18
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It's Always Darkest Right Before Pitch-Black

The systems we build, the systems we need to fix, and the ones we need to dismantle.
Rob Zacny
10.10.18
Sci-Fi

Exploring the Uncanny, Sci-Fi Dystopias of Simon Stålenhag

To celebrate the release of his third book, 'The Electric State,' we spoke with the Swedish painter about the fear of technology, the rise of fascism, the power of art, and (of course) robots.
Jack de Quidt
10.10.18
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