End of Year

The Pantheon of Games

2017's Worst Villains Were More Than Just Monsters

From profit-hungry corporations to technocratic kingdoms to, yes, Nazis, games were filled with systemic villainy this year.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.2.18
The Pantheon of Games

Fanfic: The Keepers and the Queen

With metal beasts roaming the land, the Keepers of Sun and Moon—Aloy and Thorn—must rise together to face them.
Janine Hawkins
12.28.17
The Pantheon of Games

Fanfic: Wonder Girl & Sonic the Hedgehog in: Eggman's Trap

In the mythical world of gaming, heroes and heroines are forced to take on many forms.
Amr Al-Aaser
12.26.17
Dean's List

These Games Didn’t Make My Top Ten, But They Were Great

I played a lot of Game Of The Year contenders in 2016. These titles all earn honorable mentions.
Danielle Riendeau
1.5.17
2016

Waypoint High Says An Arty Goodbye to the Class of 2016

Here's to the art, articles and fanfiction we collected to celebrate the year that was 2016.
Danielle Riendeau
1.4.17
Dean's List

The Dean's List: Austin Walker's Top 10 Games of 2016

One of them is a game he never played and the other uses something called "dice." Who is this amateur?
Austin Walker
12.31.16
Senior Superlatives

Let’s Listen to This Mixtape a PR Person Sent to Me By Mistake

This year, Waypoint is officially giving an Anonymous PR Person the “Most Likely To Become a DJ” Award.
Austin Walker
12.31.16
Senior Superlatives

The Witness is the Worst Teacher's Pet

'The Witness' is a game with some great ideas, some wonderful puzzle design, and a terrible attitude.
Danielle Riendeau
12.31.16
extracurricular

Waypoint High's Saturday Morning Detention

2016's disappointments and hottest messes need to face up to disciplinary action.
Danielle Riendeau
12.31.16
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
extracurricular

Games Made Violence Meaningful in 2016

The solution isn't to sanitize games, but give incidents of violence the appropriate weight. Several games got that balance right this year.
Ed Smith
12.30.16
fanfic

Waypoint High Fanfic: Last Song for Salter and Rhodes

Waypoint High's Junior ROTC Military Ball has more drama than the prom itself.
Robert Rath
12.30.16
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