Sept. 20, 2017

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.

Sept. 16, 2017

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.
Sept. 12, 2017

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."
Sept. 11, 2017

A defense of PewDiePie’s racial slur backfired and became a darkly funny meme

“Hey, can people stop freaking out over PewDiePie saying the N-word in a heated gaming moment?”
Sept. 10, 2017

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

Disgruntled fans are discussing the moment using the hashtag #PewDiePieIsOverParty.
Aug. 29, 2017

This guy 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.

Aug. 22, 2017

We need to talk about LGBT stereotypes in games — because this is a big step backward

'Smite''s "Fabulous" skin for Chiron is how not to do LGBTQ inclusion, folks.
Aug. 18, 2017

‘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.
Aug. 18, 2017

The next 'Overwatch' console patch will finally allow players to report abuse and harassment  

Finally, a way to deal with abuse and harassment is coming. For real this time.
Aug. 17, 2017

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.
Aug. 17, 2017

Five 'Madden 18' features that make it better than last year's game

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

Aug. 17, 2017

'Overwatch' fans will get to see a new map and animated short at Gamescom next week

Blizzard might unveil the rumored new "Junkertown" map at Gamescom.
Aug. 17, 2017

The next PlayStation 4 system update beta doesn't add anything huge, but polishes a lot of existing features

The new 5.00 system update on PS4 improves major functionality and streamlines the UI.
Aug. 16, 2017

These 'Sonic Mania' easter eggs will have you spinning in circles

What are some of the coolest Easter Eggs in 'Sonic Mania?' Check our findings out!
Aug. 16, 2017

'D&D Beyond' is a window back into the world of Dungeons & Dragons, but the price might prevent it from opening

Is Wizards of the Coast's new service better than the unofficial ones people have been using for years?
Aug. 16, 2017

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.

Aug. 16, 2017

Are the new 'Overwatch' Summer Game Skins fun in the sun, or burnt to a crisp? The Multiplayer staff weighs in.

Join us as we toot or boot every new 'Overwatch' Summer Games skin.
Aug. 16, 2017

Are Nintendo Switch owners who want the regular version of 'Sonic Mania' in physical form out of luck?

Could we see a Nintendo Switch physical edition of 'Sonic Mania'? It's certainly a possibility.
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. 16, 2017

Your 'Sims 4' toddlers are about to have everything they could ever dream of

Practice being a better parent in 'The Sims 4' Toddler Stuff.
Aug. 16, 2017

'Pokémon Go' players find a clever new trick for catching shiny Pikachu

There may be a way to increase your chances of finding a shiny Pikachu in 'Pokémon Go.'

Aug. 16, 2017

This new video game for dog lovers is all about avoiding people at a party and petting pups instead

As if that was any different from our everyday reality.
Aug. 16, 2017

‘Overwatch’ 2.17 patches a few bugs on PS4 and Xbox One — but no hero rebalances

Don't expect anything too exciting in the new 'Overwatch' patch.
Aug. 16, 2017

How to unlock the meme-tastic "& Knuckles" mode in 'Sonic Mania'

What's going on with the new "& Knuckles" secret mode in 'Sonic Mania?' Here's what you need to know.
Aug. 15, 2017

Here's everything included in the private beta for ‘Call of Duty: WWII’

If you want in on the 'Call of Duty: WWII' private multiplayer beta, here's what to expect when the release date arrives.
Aug. 15, 2017

Find out if your gaming PC can handle Blizzard's ‘StarCraft: Remastered’

Can your PC handle 'StarCraft: Remastered?' Check out these system requirement specs and see if you should download it now.

Aug. 15, 2017

This video game had the horrible idea of turning a giant evil spider into an attractive woman

A new 'Shadow of War' video shows off some sort of sexy human form Shelob, and a lot of people (including me) are rightly baffled by that design choice.
Aug. 15, 2017

My mother's mental illness was a tragedy, not a video game narrative device

Ninja Theory's new game, 'Hellblade,' ultimately ends up using mental illness as as plot device.
Aug. 14, 2017

Popular ‘Overwatch’ streamers are ditching the game for a new competitor — here's why

'Overwatch' is going through a rough patch right now as popular YouTubers and streamers abandon it for 'PUBG.'
Aug. 14, 2017

Tensions boil over at GeekGirlCon, leading key team members to quit

Here's what you need to know about the staff resignations that rocked GeekGirlCon earlier this month.