Xavier Harding
Xavier Harding

Xavier is a tech and gaming writer from New York. Email him at xavier@mic.com.

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Video game “booth babes” aren't the helpless victims everyone thinks they are

Scantily clad models at video game conferences have all but disappeared. But don't assume booth models are the helpless victims they're made out to be.

July 19, 2017

The Black Simmer offers character customization options for non-white players where ‘The Sims’ fails

Accurate skin tones and hairstyles are still an issue for non-white 'Sims' fans.
July 19, 2017

Nyko’s Nintendo Switch Clip Grip gets so many things right, but one glaring thing wrong

The Nyko Clip Grip has one flaw that turns it from a "must-have" to an "also ran."
July 19, 2017

You can download the Nintendo Switch Online app now on iOS and Android

Nintendo's mobile app for Switch is here.
July 18, 2017

How to get your hands on the latest 'Super Smash Bros.' amiibo

New 'Super Smash Bros.' amiibo are nearly here.

July 18, 2017

'Splatoon 2' will require a great controller — and we've got some splat-worthy options

All the ways you can and can't play 'Splatoon 2.'
July 18, 2017

‘Splatoon 2’ Splatfest memes lead to the best Miiverse-style art we’ve seen in a while

These 'Splatoon 2' Splatfest screenshots are like a 'Splatoon' museum.
July 17, 2017

We talked to Tony Ray about cosplay, the Power Rangers, and more

Check out our video game stream with cosplayer Tony Ray, who was featured Monday in PBS's 'First Person' series.
July 17, 2017

GameStop is getting new Nintendo Switch stock — and they're not just in bundles

If you still don't have a Switch, GameStop is coming to your rescue.
July 14, 2017

You can watch the EVO 2017 ‘Smash 4’ finale on Disney's DIXP channel

Professional gaming is hitting the mainstream, thanks to EVO and Disney.

July 14, 2017

Why we need a ‘Game of Thrones’ style 'Zelda' Netflix show now more than ever

Netflix knows what they're doing — just look at 'Castlevania.'
July 13, 2017

Get excited for 'Game of Thrones' by watching Arya Stark struggle to play the original 'Super Mario Bros.'

A girl plays NES — watch Arya Stark struggle to boot up the classic Nintendo console.
July 13, 2017

Don't miss your last shot at a free 'Splatoon 2' demo

Don't miss your only shot at a demo of 'Splatoon 2.' Here's what time the Splatfest kicks off.
July 13, 2017

Nintendo's smaller New 3DS has been pulled from production

Nintendo's 3DS has been discontinued — well, one of them.
July 12, 2017

Let’s geek out over this cryptic new 'Pokémon' trailer

Guys, 'Pokémon' is getting strange.

July 12, 2017

The Nintendo Switch's first streaming service isn’t the one you want

Could Nintendo have more Switch apps planned? Anything is possible.
July 12, 2017

Apple is removing the slickest iPhone feature you’ve probably never heard of

Pour one out for a beloved secret iOS feature soon to be lost to Apple history.
July 12, 2017

Here are the best SNES clones while you wait for the official mini console edition

Already can't keep up with the SNES Classic preorder back and forth? You may not have to.
July 12, 2017

‘Splatoon 2’ on Nintendo Switch is a big improvement over the original in almost every way

Check out our preview of 'Splatoon 2' on Nintendo Switch.