2017

Horizon Zero Dawn

You Know, 'Horizon: Zero Dawn' Sorta Got Screwed By 'Breath of the Wild'

The two games were released in the same week, but one game sucked all the oxygen out of the room.
Patrick Klepek
1.17.18
The Pantheon of Games

The Mythical Year of Too Many Good Games

It has been a year of anxiety, exhaustion, and struggle. Thankfully, it's also been a year of great games.
Austin Walker
12.25.17
open thread

2017 Is Filled with Amazing Games. So Why Can't I Finish Any Of Them?

From 'Assassin's Creed Origins' to 'Nioh,' I keep bouncing off of games that on paper are totally solid.
Austin Walker
11.8.17
open thread

It’s Almost Game of the Year Time, Are You Ready?

November means it’s time for me to get my GOTY in order.
Danielle Riendeau
11.2.17
Observer

'Observer' Is the Dark Cyberpunk We Deserve in 2017

In 2017, cyberpunk should be this depressing.
Danielle Riendeau
8.28.17
open thread

It’s A Good Time to Look at Your 2017 Gaming Backlog

With a few weeks before things ramp up again, maybe some games deserve another look.
Patrick Klepek
6.22.17
2017

Can 2017’s Video Games Just Slow the Fuck Down?

You're stressing me out.
Patrick Klepek
2.28.17
Donald Trump

The Power of Video Games in the Age of Trump

By building games to critique Republican rhetoric, the designers behind GOP Arcade stumbled upon a new way to make a point.
Patrick Klepek
1.17.17
incoming class

Incoming Class: Horizon Zero Dawn Looks to Lead 2017's Action Pack

Aloy joins the incoming class of Waypoint High School—and she's bringing a load of robotic dinosaurs with her.
Mike Diver
12.31.16