Jacob Kleinman
Jacob Kleinman

Jacob is the editor of Multiplayer, Mic's gaming channel. He can be reached at jkleinman@mic.com.

Aug. 16, 2017

Stupid Sexy Flanders: One of the greatest ‘Simpsons’ jokes is a video game meme in its own right

From 'Pokémon' to 'Overwatch,' Stupid Sexy Flanders is the meme that keeps on giving.

Aug. 14, 2017

‘Wolfenstein 2’ needs to take a painfully realistic look at American racism to succeed

After playing through 'Old Blood,' I’m a little worried that 'Wolfenstein 2' may be too fantastical to say anything meaningful about the the modern day Nazis all around us.
Aug. 11, 2017

Dave Chappelle still doesn’t understand transgender people, but he’s ready to support them

If Chappelle’s latest run of live shows is any indication, he’s done some soul-searching since his controversial Netflix special in March.
Aug. 10, 2017

Stop tweeting at Trump and tweet at @drilmagic instead. It’s the best account you’re not following.

This popular new Twitter account combines two of my favorite things in the world: 'Magic the Gathering' and Weird Twitter.
Aug. 8, 2017

‘Lawbreakers’ Ball Voice: ‘Rick and Morty’ creator Justin Roiland gets a hilarious cameo

Justin Roiland plays a ball in the new video game, 'Lawbreakers.'
Aug. 7, 2017

‘Destiny 2’ guided games aims to solve online harassment, but reporting trolls may not be an option

'Mic' talked to 'Destiny 2' community manager David “DeeJ” Dague about how Guided Games will work and why the company won't commit to a harassment reporting tool.

Aug. 4, 2017

‘Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance 3’ Release Date: Why I’m still hoping for a game that may never happen

Here’s why we need a 'Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance 3' release date now more than ever.
Aug. 3, 2017

Kirby’s 25th Birthday: Our favorite memories of the lovable pink fluff ball

To celebrate Kirby hitting this important milestone, we asked the Multiplayer team (and anyone else at Mic who was interested) to share their favorite Kirby memories and video games.
July 27, 2017

‘Wolfenstein 2’ DLC: In a huge series first, you’ll play as a black man and a woman in the expansion

'Wolfenstein 2' is moving beyond William “B.J.” Blazkowicz in its upcoming DLC, “The Freedom Chronicles.”
July 27, 2017

Yes, ‘Wolfenstein 2’ is about Trump and the alt-right — even if it was never supposed to be

'Wolfenstein 2' feels eerily relevant in today’s political climate— even if its creators never meant to turn their game into an allegory for Donald and the alt-right.
July 21, 2017

‘Super Smash Bros.’ Switch Roster: Cappy from ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ is going to change everything

If Cappy hits 'Super Smash Bros.' Switch, things are going to get weird.

July 7, 2017

Trial of the Sword Guide: Skip the ‘Zelda: BotW’ DLC walkthroughs with this one genius tip

Use this one simple tip to breeze your way through the Trial of the Sword in 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild.'
June 29, 2017

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Update 1.2 Patch Notes: Pikmin Suit, online fixes, item tweaks and more

Here's everything you need to know about the latest 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' update (version 1.2).
June 27, 2017

8 Kirbys dancing in unison in 'Super Smash Bros.' is the best thing you'll watch all week

Kirby is coming to the Nintendo Switch in an untitled new game in 2018, but for now you can get your fix of the lovable pink blob thanks to an incredible video currently making the rounds on Twitter.
June 23, 2017

'Pokémon Go' Raid Level: What level do you have to be for raid battles? You may not like the answer.

Niantic has finally revealed what level 'Pokémon Go' players need to be for raid battles.
June 21, 2017

'Last of Us 2,' 'Uncharted 5' Release Dates: Launch progress discussed in Naughty Dog interview

Here's what Naughty Dog's Shaun Escayg had to say about 'The Last of Us: Part 2' and 'Uncharted 5.'

June 21, 2017

'Final Fantasy 14' Stormblood Players Guide: Useful tips for beginners and pros alike

Everything you need to know about the 'Final Fantasy 14' Stormblood expansion, all in one place.
June 20, 2017

Actually, there is a 'Wonder Woman' video game — and it's terrible

After some extensive Googling, we were able to turn up at least one video game starring Wonder Woman. Unfortunately, it's trash.
June 19, 2017

'Detroit: Become Human' release date set for 2018, director reveals

'Detroit: Become Human' made a big splash at E3 2017, but the game didn't get a release date.
June 13, 2017

'Far Cry 5' Gameplay Dog: Boomer, the cult-fighting pup revealed, and the internet already loves him

'Far Cry 5' will introduce us to Boomer, a heroic dog that can take down cultists and retrieve their guns for you.