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

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

@drilmagic is the best Twitter 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

'Rick and Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland voices a ball in this new video game

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

One of the biggest games of 2017 has a plan to root out online harassment and trolls

'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

13 years later, I'm still waiting for ‘Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance III’

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

Our favorite Kirby memories on his 25th birthday — from 'Dream Land' to 'Smash Bros.'

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

You'll play as a woman and a black man in the 'Wolfenstein 2' DLC

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

Nazis have taken over the U.S. in a game with eerie similarities to Trump’s America

'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

How Cappy from ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ could change ‘Super Smash Bros.’ forever

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

July 7, 2017

Use this one simple trick to breeze your way through the Trial of the Sword in 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild'

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

Everything you need to know about the latest 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' update

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 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

Niantic just revealed its level requirement for 'Pokémon Go' raids

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

Naughty Dog teases plans for 'The Last of Us: Part 2' and 'Uncharted 5' in 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

Everything you need to know about the 'Final Fantasy 14' Stormblood expansion — all in one place.

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' director confirms the game is coming in 2018

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

There's a dog in 'Far Cry 5' 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.