Games and health

How One Dev Is Using Games as Therapy to Reach Across Generations

Game designer Alex Jimenez and social worker Timothy Burns are using games to help young patients open up about mental health.
Dante Douglas
2 hours ago

Wrestling with the Contradictions of Lil Peep's Posthumous Final Album

On a grimly musical Waypoints, the gang discusses 'Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2' and 'Let England Shake', as well as complicated legacies.
Rob Zacny
20 hours ago

We Try to Survive the Centrist Apocalypse Called 'The Purge: Election Year'

Boy, this series sure took a weird turn?
Patrick Klepek
a day ago
The Gardens Between

'The Gardens Between' Is a Deeply Chill Puzzler That Won't Break Your Brain

Yes, sure, it involves time travel, but it's simpler than you think.
Patrick Klepek
a day ago
grip: combat racing

‘Grip: Combat Racing’ Evokes Offworld Fantasy and Sci-Fi Wanderlust

The new racing game brought me right back to the wild planets and sci-fi cityscapes of the Nintendo 64 heyday.
Danielle Riendeau
2 days ago

Listen to Us Try to Comprehend the 'Detective Pikachu' Trailer in Real-Time

Also, hell yeah, let's talk some 'Vampyr.'
Patrick Klepek
4 days ago

"Streamer" Modes Are Usually Gimmicky BS, But in 'Dead Cells,' It's Magic

I finally beat 'Dead Cells' last week, but it didn't happen the way I expected. It happened with a community who was helping (and hurting) me the whole time.
Patrick Klepek
4 days ago

We Finally Answer the Debate: Smooth or Crunchy?

We answer questions about peanut Butter, public criticism, game series gone bad and more on episode 201 of Waypoint Radio
Austin Walker

Kitty Horrorshow's Latest Is a Horror Game For Our Scary Political Moment

Kitty Horrorshow's 'Castle Wormclot' evokes a massive, unknowable political machine.
Cameron Kunzelman

We Talk about the Election, 'Forgotten Men' and Bad Men Best Forgotten

Remedial social Darwinism with Newt.
Rob Zacny
free play

'Hot Pot Panic' Is a Charming Fake Friendship Simulator

Reflect on the horrors of socializing while cooking up some delicious video game food.
Natalie Watson

We Asked Eight Studios From Across The World How They Deal with Crunch

While development is a slightly different beast throughout the world, crunch plagues developers regardless of nationality or culture.
Aron Garst