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What Do Survival Horror and 'Dungeons & Dragons' have in Common? Dread.

Tabletop RPGs may not be known for getting the same scares as old Silent Hill games. But 'Dread' gets there.
Alex Meehan
1.10.17
Bioshock
Bioshock

BioShock’s Jordan Thomas Discusses the Acclaimed Trilogy

An essential member of the teams behind BioShock and its sequels, Thomas tells us about aiming for Aliens but producing Pitch Black.
Ed Smith
10.21.16
What We've Been Playing
What We've Been Playing

What We've Been Playing: September 2016

What (two of) the team at Waypoint was playing last month.
Mike Diver
10.12.16
BioShock Infinite
BioShock Infinite

The Politics of 'BioShock Infinite' Are All the Worse When Revisited in a Heated Election Year

But while its narrative is politically pessimistic, Irrational's shooter was, and remains, very positive about video games as a form.
Ed Smith
10.4.16
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This is What Video Gaming Narratives Need to Do to Be Taken Seriously

Interactive stories that play out through our consoles can be riveting; but the gaming medium is still seen as "weaker" than novels and movies. How do we change that?
Mike Diver
5.20.16
Letter Series
Letter Series

I’ll Never Love Another Console Like I Loved the PlayStation 3

The games of the PS3 era were special in many ways, but also showcased a lot of the medium's shortcomings, ones that gaming is only beginning to deal with.
Ed Smith
11.24.15
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What Video Game Morality Says About You

Is it OK to be the bad guy when you're not really a bad guy? Or does playing evil reveal a dark side that you never recognized before?
Kirk Mckeand
5.5.15
BioShock 2
BioShock 2

Why ‘BioShock 2’ Is the Best ‘BioShock’

From its grotesque take on "dadification" to its aching and impossible altruism, the second <i>BioShock</i> is a monster that warrants re-evaluation.
Ed Smith
4.14.15