Gameheads teaches game design to Oakland’s youth, and it’s hoping to reshape the gaming industry

They're addressing tech's racial imbalance by teaching game design.

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’: 5 options for the Switch game to add more characters of color

The new list of fighters announced Wednesday is pretty white.

‘Overwatch’ players raise over $12.7 million for breast cancer research

Blizzard Entertainment in May announced a campaign to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Online shooter ‘Overwatch’ to get new “endorsement” system encouraging players to be less toxic

'Overwatch' to its community: Be excellent to each other.

Angry gamers aren’t happy the ‘Battlefield V’ trailer features a female soldier

In a game that allows players to jump from one plane to another mid-air, the inclusion of a woman is inspiring outcry over its "realism."

‘Overwatch’ fans think it looks like Moira shoots magic pee from her hands

Two aspects of the 'Overwatch' visual language have overlapped to create something decidedly urinary.

The 9 best things to buy right now

Saving money while shopping isn’t hard, at least if you know a few tricks. Here’s what to buy on sale in November and December — to get the very best deal.

NRG Esports bragged about the diversity of its ‘Overwatch’ team. Zero women were invited to try out.

Zero women have been recruited to teams in the 'Overwatch' League so far.

‘Overwatch’ Halloween Terror: Blizzard teases new skins for McCree and Reaper

Hype alert! Halloween Terror is back, baby.

‘Overwatch’ just debuted its first gender-nonconforming character, but you probably missed it

Unless you follow the lead writer for 'Overwatch' on Twitter, you missed out on something big.

Thanks to new ‘Overwatch’ comic ‘Searching,’ we finally know Sombra’s real name

Zarya takes center stage, but the comic’s most dramatic reveal is that we finally know Sombra’s real name: Olivia Colomar.

The latest ‘Overwatch’ update to Mercy might be bad news for its casual player base

The game’s most effective gateway drug is now a pill that’s a little too tough to swallow.

Harassment experts: The latest ‘Overwatch’ developer update was an uninformed, incoherent mess

'Overwatch' game director Jeff Kaplan finally released a video laying out the team’s ongoing efforts to curb its toxicity issues. It didn't inspire much confidence.

PewDiePie posts apology video for using racial slur in YouTube livestream: “I’m just an idiot”

"I’m just an idiot. But that doesn’t make what I said or how I said it OK. It was not OK."

“Heated gaming moment”: How a defense of PewDiePie’s racial slur became a darkly funny meme

“Hey, can people stop freaking out over PewDiePie saying the N-word in a heated gaming moment?”

Video emerges showing popular YouTuber Pewdiepie using a racial slur while streaming a game

Disgruntled fans are discussing the moment using the hashtag #PewDiePieIsOverParty.

This engineer 3-D printed a Nintendo Switch adapter so his friend could play ‘Zelda’ after a stroke

Julio “Vexelius” Vázquez's free design makes the Switch a lot more accessible.

This sassy, ‘Drag Race’-quoting sex unicorn is an ugly step backward for LGBT inclusion in games

'Smite''s "Fabulous" skin for Chiron is how not to do LGBTQ inclusion, folks.

‘Uncharted: Lost Legacy’ has a hilarious, bizarre, highly addictive photo mode

At any time during 'The Lost Legacy,' you can freeze the scene and take hilarious photos.

‘Overwatch’ Update: Reporting function on PS4 and Xbox One consoles coming in next patch

Finally, a way to deal with abuse and harassment is coming. For real this time.

See ‘Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night’ and ‘Persona 5: Dancing Star Night’ in first screenshots

Here's what the new 'Persona' dancing games will look like.

‘Madden 18’ Review: 5 things that make it better than last year’s game

'Madden 18' makes a noticeable leap in the way of features and polish.

‘Overwatch’ Gamescom: Blizzard confirms it will reveal a new map and animated short at the event

Blizzard might unveil the rumored new "Junkertown" map at Gamescom.

The PS4 5.00 Update Beta includes new family options, better streaming features and more

The new 5.00 system update on PS4 improves major functionality and streamlines the UI.

‘Sonic Mania’ Easter Eggs: What secrets and bonuses can you find?

What are some of the coolest Easter Eggs in 'Sonic Mania?' Check our findings out!

‘D&D Beyond’: The possibilities of building roleplaying-game communities over long distances

Is Wizards of the Coast's new service better than the unofficial ones people have been using for years?

PewDiePie says he’ll stop making Nazi jokes after the violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia

Given PewDiePie's apparent fondness for right-wing politics, it's not clear whether it'll stick.

‘Overwatch’ Summer Games Skins: Our rating of every character’s new, beach-ready look

Join us as we toot or boot every new 'Overwatch' Summer Games skin.

‘Sonic Mania’ Switch Physical Release: Will the Nintendo version get a non-digital standard edition?

Could we see a Nintendo Switch physical edition of 'Sonic Mania'? It's certainly a possibility.

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.