A Future of Chatbots

When the machines start talking back.

Fallout 4: Nuka-World Review

To the close-enough-to-the-top of the mountain.

You Should Probably Play Obduction

Never has the oblique and enigmatic been so arresting.

ReCore and Knowing It’s Over

Don't be the last one at the party.

You Should Probably Play Alone With You

More like alone with this beauty of a game.

Trailer Roundup — Westworld, Dusk, and More

What more do you need besides cowboy robots?

Snowden Review

Someone should have blown the whistle on this one.

The Best Thing About Forza Horizon 3

The sky isn't the only thing that's high.

You Should Probably Play The Bunker

Hunker down and brace for impact.

The Magnificent Seven Review

Not a single magnificent one.

Trailer Roundup — Passengers, Standby, and More

Our first real look at Chris Pratt space-seducing Jennifer Lawrence.

You Should Probably Play Virginia

You're in for one hell of a hands-off ride.

Raw at Fantastic Fest 2016

Coming of age has never been more appropriately grotesque.

Trailer Roundup — Hello Neighbor, Nidhogg 2, and More

Now you can practice becoming a home invader.

Luke Cage: Season 1 Review

It feels familiar, not least of all because it is superbly Marvel.

You Should Probably Watch Westworld

You won't stop thinking about a fly.

Mafia III Review

It may be straightforward, but it's a good kind of straightforward.

Gears Of War 4 Review

The terrific intersection of a legacy and the future.

The Problem and Solution of Superman

Just more reasons to celebrate the joy of Supergirl.

PlayStation VR Review

Comfort and ease can't fix broken tech.

Black Mirror: Season 3 Review — Nosedive

A poignant, timely exploration of status obsession.

Black Mirror: Season 3 Review — Playtest

Deft vacillation between some gripping genres tropes.

Black Mirror: Season 3 Review — Shut Up and Dance

A tangible possibility not far from our own reality.

Black Mirror: Season 3 Review — San Junipero

The most hopeful and most beautiful the series has ever been.

Black Mirror: Season 3 Review — Men Against Fire

A twist on the classic question: who is the real monster?

Battlefield 1 Review

Technical prowess at its finest.

Trailer Roundup — Dishonored 2, Tonight We Riot, and More

A lot of stuff is about to come out, you guys.

Titanfall 2 Review

Moment of the Year nominees one through five.

The Flash: Season 3’s Speedy Recovery

Faster than a speeding narratively rehabilitating bullet.

Doctor Strange Review

Cumberbatch makes a refreshing debut into the MCU.

Trailer Roundup — Wonder Woman, Mass Effect, and More

Tons of ass-kicking in retro Earth and future space.

Arrival Review

Hello? Intelligence? It's us, aliens.

Trailer Roundup — Ghost in the Shell, RunGunJumpGun, and More

Scarlett Johansson takes another stab at being an action star.

Dishonored 2 Review

Not even the shadows can hide how good it is to hide in the shadows.

What We Write in the Shadows

Let's get serious for a moment about writing.

Watch Dogs 2 and a Tune

How do you give a 2014 piece of celery some much needed personality?

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Review

An unstoppable force meets a modest splashing of innovation.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Every little thing he does is mediocre.

Moana Review

Disney knows the way.

Pokémon Sun and Moon Review

Throw in the stars while you're at it.

Road Trippin’ in Final Fantasy XV

Something about trips and destinations.

The Game Awards 2016 Highlights

Watch for the awards, stay for the bromance.

Final Fantasy XV Review

Riding in cars with boys.

Dead Rising 4 Review

More shambling than running.

White Rabbit Project Review

Some rabbit holes don't go that deep.

Rogue One Review

Rebel in the streets, rebel in the 40-year franchise sheets.

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 — Budget Picks

Some friends are worth their weight in doll hairs.

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 — Indie Picks

People have weird tastes. Make those people happy.

Assassin’s Creed Review

Too much faith, not enough leap.

The Year in Review #7 — The Witness

Watch your world turn upside down.

The Year in Review #4 — Superhot

Slow your roll and then shoot it.

Looking Forward to 2017 — Everything Else

Get ready to feel helpless. But in a good way.

La La Land Review

Beauty, love, and melancholy in motion.

A Monster Calls Review

Everybody needs a monster.

New and Old of Sherlock Season 4

But mostly old. Tired and old.

Everything You Missed from the Nintendo Switch Event

Including some exceptionally weird games.

Live by Night Review

Plenty of night, not much living.

Trailer Roundup — Power Rangers, Logan, and More

X-Men and Power Rangers? Is this the 90s again?

Split Review

It's a whole different side of Shyamalan.

Nintendo Switch — Hands-on at PAX South 2017

Nintendo sure knows how to draw a crowd.

Rime — Hands-on at PAX South 2017

When danger waits for you in broad daylight.

In the Shadows — Hands-on at PAX South 2017

Being an adult can be just as scary as being a kid.

Minit — Hands-on at PAX South 2017

Twice the half-minute heroics.

Ruiner — Hands-on at PAX South 2017

Collarless leather jackets are so 2099.

The Lego Batman Movie Review

It's the good kind of batty.

John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

Let the bodies hit the Wick.

You Don’t Want To Go To E3

Or at least not for the reasons you'd want.

Ultimate Beastmaster is an Ultimate Mess

Come for the branding, stay for the platform-humping.

Horizon Zero Dawn Has a Heck of an Opener

Also middle. And end. It's just a good game, okay?

Horizon Zero Dawn Review

Guess what: dinosaurs are hard to kill.

Logan Review

There are no asses left because Dafne Keen kicked them all.

Power Rangers Review

Go go surprisingly decent movie?

Loot Rascals Review

Some might even say wascally.

Ghost in the Shell Review

The Major has major problems.

The Fate of the Furious Review

Plenty of riding and dying to go around.

Your Name Review

Body swap your way into this one.

Colossal Review

Big statements with a big footprint.

Free Fire Review

Over-the-top Brie Larson is the best Brie Larson.

Prey Review

You have no idea.

Alien: Covenant Review

At least they're trying?

Destiny 2 Gameplay Event Roundup

A press release turned into a 59-minute stage play.

You Should Probably Play Dead Cells

Float like a butterfly, sting like a pile of goo.

Baywatch Review

It feels like drowning.

The Mummy Review

When dead things should stay dead.

Lessons Learned from EA Play 2017

Everyone wants to be Janina Gavankar when they grow up.

What Are You Even Doing, Ubisoft?

Now that's how you close out a press conference.

Nintendo Still Likes to Have Fun


Baby Driver Review

This baby's got teeth.

Okja Review

Have you fallen in love with a pig lately?

You Should Probably Watch Castlevania

The stakes are high. Also wooden.

Destiny 2 Beta: Is It Good?

They finally made Destiny into a game.

All the Trailers of SDCC 2017

Clear your schedule. We've got a lot to get through.

Dunkirk Review

Storm the beaches.

The Dark Tower Review

Almost the darkest timeline.

Tacoma Review

In space, no one can hear you ghost.

Absolver Review

Kick, punch, it's all in the kickpunch.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Review

The Year of Luigi: With a Vengeance.

Destiny 2 Review(ish)

I hope you liked Destiny.

It Review

You'll watch, too.

PewDiePie and Why Speaking Up Matters

Knowledge is more than half the battle.

Mother Review

If The Giving Tree could somehow be more enigmatic.

Blade Runner 2049 Review

You have a choice, and you should choose to watch this movie.

Let’s Talk About the Death of AIM

But where will SmarterChild go?

Stranger Things 2 Review

Stranger and stronger.

Super Mario Odyssey Review

Have you accepted Mario into your body yet?

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Review

B.J. Blazkowicz is gonna break your heart.

Justice League Review

League of extraordinary boredom.

Coco Review

Who hasn't been hit by an abuelita and her shoe?

World War Z Becomes Interactive

Finally, someone is making a game about zombies.

In the Valley of Gods Looks Good

And the Best Trailer of The Game Awards Award goes to...

Soulcalibur VI is Coming for You

Someone's soul must be burning.

Fade to Silence is Coming to Early Access Real Soon

Any game that features "sled wolves" is one with potential.

Witchfire is Here With a Twist

A skeleton monster is born every minute.

Metro Exodus Continues to Look Bleak, Depressing

Smashing trains together never gets old.

PlayStation Experience 2017 Highlights

Catch up on all the PlayStation news!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

The porgs aren't even the best part.

Let’s Talk The Last Jedi

Get ready for a lot of thoughts on Star Wars.

Bright Review

Maybe stick with A Christmas Prince.

Game of the Year #4 — Horizon Zero Dawn

They're gonna need a crowbar to get you out of this one.

Game of the Year #3 — Super Mario Odyssey

Who knew a plumber would be such a huge part of your life?

Game of the Year #2 — Nier: Automata

It's rare for a game to change your outlook on life.

Game of the Year #1 — The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

A game that seemingly does the impossible over and over again.

Let’s Rank Black Mirror Season 4

It's kind of all over the place.

I, Tonya Review

It's a wild ride.

Rise and Fall of Suits

77 hours later and we've got thoughts.

A Futile and Stupid Gesture Review

Stuck between a rock and funny place.

The Cloverfield Paradox Review

Not much of a quandary here.

Altered Carbon Review

Let that neon glow wash over you.

Black Panther Review

Yeah, it's that good.

A Wrinkle in Time Review

Might need an iron for this one.

Pacific Rim Uprising Review

Bring back the apocalypse.

The Return of Westworld

A lot of west and a lot of world.

God of War Review

New Kratos, new world.

Solo: A Star Wars Story Review

Now the story of a wealthy family who lost everything.

EA Play at E3 2018

Just announce Skate 4 already, you cowards.

Xbox at E3 2018

Just announce a new Viva Piñata already, you cowards.

Bethesda at E3 2018

Just announce a new Wet already, you cowards.

Let’s Talk About Fallout 76

Alternate history forgets history.

Square Enix at E3 2018

Just announce a new Sleeping Dogs already, you cowards.

Ubisoft at E3 2018

Just announce a new Prince of Persia already, you cowards.

Sony at E3 2018

Just announce a new Tokyo Jungle already, you cowards.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review

Maybe extinction is best for all of us.

Ant-Man and the Wasp Review

It takes two to make a thing go fun.

Mario Tennis Aces and a Dichotomy

Half smashing, half...something else.

Mooncrash Will Make You Love Prey

And if you already love it, well, uh...love harder?

Stuffed on Mario + Rabbids’ Donkey Kong Adventure

How many Rabbids is too many Rabbids? Answer: any.

More Than Just Shapes and Beats

But there's still plenty of both.

Skyscraper Review

Keep it simple, skyscraper.

Sorry to Bother You Review

But you're gonna want to pay attention.

Octopath Traveler Tries Octoo Much

Father forgive me and thine wordplay.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

The treasure, apparently, is not the answer of whether that's his head or his…

Hate-watching The 100

But does it get better?

The Giant Bomb Dot Com

It might be a website.

Take to the No Man’s Sky

And bring your friends along, if you've got 'em.

BlacKkKlansman Review

Another story for our times.

The Meg Review

Not much of a bite.

Mandy Review

*screaming intensifies*

Spider-Man Review

Even J. Jonah Jameson agrees.

Glass Review

A fragile reminder.

Killing Killing Eve

But also kind of killing it? It's complicated.

The Kid Who Would Be King Review

And the movie that could be watched.

SXSW 2019: Blooming by Lisa Park

When you put yourself out there.

Spoiler-filled Avengers: Endgame Talk

Open wide, buddy, here come the thoughts.

Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler-free!) Review

Whatever it takes. (It takes about three hours.)

Outer Wilds Review

What awaits us at the end.

Spider-Man: Far From Home Review

Needs more Marisa Tomei, as everything does.

Midsommar Review

Let's not go to Sweden.

Stuber Review

More Jimmy Tatro time.

The Lion King Review

There are some worries, though.

The Year in Review #9 — Mortal Kombat 11

Get over there. Into the game. You get it.

Trailer Roundup — The Clone Wars, Project: MARA, and More

Pocket monsters and anime soccer and suburbia, oh my!

Sex Education — Season 2 Review

The fashion is also very good.

Kentucky Route Zero — Act V Review

Don't read this. Just go play it.

Cheer and Greed

One of them is winning.

Birds of Prey Review

So many concussions.

Wide Ocean Big Jacket Can’t Lose

Also clear eyes and full hearts.

Sonic the Hedgehog Review

Bring back Nightmare Sonic.

The Old Guard Review

Needs some new life.

Palm Springs Review

My kind of vacation.