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.

PlayStation 4 Pro Event Recap — Specs, Games, and More

Come look at a bunch of shiny human faces.

Trailer Roundup — Friday the 13th, Serial Cleaner, and More

It's okay to be afraid of Fridays, right?

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.

The Dependability of Phoenix Wright in Spirit of Justice

Found guilty of being pretty dang good.

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.

Trailer Roundup — Lone Echo, Psychonauts 2, and More

Get ready for a bevy of announcements.

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.

Trailer Roundup — Rogue One, Iron Fist, and More

Star Wars dominates the news cycle.

The Problem and Solution of Superman

Just more reasons to celebrate the joy of Supergirl.

You Should Probably Play Dragon Quest Builders

We're building straight to the sky.

PlayStation VR Review

Comfort and ease can't fix broken tech.

Trailer Roundup — Nintendo Switch, Red Dead Redemption 2, and More

Some of the biggest reveals of the year.

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?

Black Mirror: Season 3 Review — Hated In The Nation

Charlie Brooker achieves his final form.

Black Mirror: Season 3 Review Roundup

What a season, what a season.

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.

You Should Probably Play Owlboy

Owl allow it.

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.

Watch Dogs 2 Review

Hip hat hackers.

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.

PlayStation Experience 2016 Highlights

Experience the sequels.

Final Fantasy XV Review

Riding in cars with boys.

The Last Guardian Review

Animal instincts.

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.

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 — PlayStation 4

Oh, you said pony? I heard Sony.

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 — Xbox One

Merry Xbox-mas.

Assassin’s Creed Review

Too much faith, not enough leap.

Trailer Roundup — John Wick, Blade Runner 2049, and More

Everybody wants John Wick dead.

The Year in Review #10 — Hitman

Night at the improv.

The Year in Review #9 — That Dragon, Cancer

Painful. Beautiful. Necessary.

The Year in Review #8 — Final Fantasy XV

Boys being boys with boys.

The Year in Review #7 — The Witness

Watch your world turn upside down.

The Year in Review #6 — Hyper Light Drifter

Hack and slash and mad skillz.

The Year in Review #5 — Firewatch

Let it all burn.

The Year in Review #4 — Superhot

Slow your roll and then shoot it.

The Year in Review #3 — Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

What a happy ending looks like.

The Year in Review #2 — Doom

Hell makes a comeback.

The Year in Review #1 — Inside

And the reasons it rules.

Looking Forward to 2017 — PlayStation 4

Sony said knock you out.

Looking Forward to 2017 — Xbox One

Xbox gon' give it to ya.

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.

You Should Probably Watch Hidden Figures

This rocket stops for no one.

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.

Death Squared — Hands-on at PAX South 2017

Their business card was a square.

Loot Rascals — Hands-on at PAX South 2017

No word yet on wascally wabbits.

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.

Semispheres Review

Break yourself.

For Honor Review

Clash 'em up.

Watch Dogs 2: Human Conditions Review

Up close and personal.

You Should Probably Play Night in the Woods

Night and day, really.

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.

Beauty and the Beast Review

A bit of both.

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine at SXSW 2017

Come and listen for a while.

Iron Fist Season 1 Review

What a mess.

Ape Out at SXSW 2017

Let's go bananas.

Power Rangers Review

Go go surprisingly decent movie?

Bill Nye: Science Guy at SXSW 2017

Consider the following.

Loot Rascals Review

Some might even say wascally.

Ghost in the Shell Review

The Major has major problems.

You Should Probably Play Persona 5

Every day's great.

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.

What Remains of Edith Finch Review

More than just leftovers.

Little Nightmares Review

But big terrors.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Review

There's no king here.

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.

Wonder Woman Review

Amazon prime.

You Should Probably Watch Riverdale

Everything happens.

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.

Xbox One X is Real (and 42 Other Things)

Give or take a thing or two.

The Bethesda Showcase Was Bonkers

Don't lick the stamp.

What Are You Even Doing, Ubisoft?

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

Nintendo Still Likes to Have Fun


The People v. E3 2017

Not like this.

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.

War for the Planet of the Apes Review

The real king of kong.

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.

Splatoon 2 Review

Squid goals.

Atomic Blonde Review

The 80s go nuclear.

Pyre Review

It's lit.

The Dark Tower Review

Almost the darkest timeline.

Tacoma Review

In space, no one can hear you ghost.

The Evil Within 2 — Hands-on at QuakeCon 2017

For the love of god, TURN AROUND.

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.

Thor: Ragnarok Review

Hela good fun.

Justice League Review

League of extraordinary boredom.

Coco Review

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

Finding the Farmer with Stardew Valley

The switch of the Switch.

World War Z Becomes Interactive

Finally, someone is making a game about zombies.

Vacation Simulator Reminds You That VR is Fun

Hot dog buns in the sun.

Shadows Die Twice in Whatever FromSoftware is Working on

Your guess is as good as ours.

In the Valley of Gods Looks Good

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

Bayonetta 3 Exists and, Like, Get Ready

She's baaaaaaack.

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.

Dreams is Also Full of Nightmares

Dreams...into nights?

GTFO — Terrible Name, Slick Trailer

The best of both worlds?

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.

Game of the Year #10 — Night in the Woods

Hold onto anything.

Bright Review

Maybe stick with A Christmas Prince.

Game of the Year #9 — PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Getting sweaty just thinking about it.

Game of the Year #6 — Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Who even needs Nathan Drake.

Game of the Year #5 — Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Hey guys, Anya fucking rules.

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.

A Year of Genuine Enjoyment

Don't be afraid.

We Need My Next Guest Needs No Introduction

It's not just the beard.

Let’s Talk About Metal Gear Survive

Equal parts baffling and fun.

You Should Probably Play Finding Paradise

Freebird Games does it again.

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.

Celeste Review

Hurts so good.

Let’s Talk About Sea of Thieves


Monster Hunter: World Review

Palicos or die.

The Cloverfield Paradox Review

Not much of a quandary here.

Altered Carbon Review

Let that neon glow wash over you.

Let’s Talk About Shadow of the Colossus

Allow me to wax philosophical.

You Should Probably Play Dragon Ball FighterZ

Hey, I'm just Saiyan.

Black Panther Review

Yeah, it's that good.

Annihilation Review

Gird your brain.

A Wrinkle in Time Review

Might need an iron for this one.

Jessica Jones Season 2 Review

Addiction or nah.

Mythic Ocean — Hands-on at SXSW 2018

That otter is going places.

Ready Player One Review at SXSW 2018

Ready, set, Spielberg.

Pacific Rim Uprising Review

Bring back the apocalypse.

A Quiet Place Review

Terror is silence.

The Return of Westworld

A lot of west and a lot of world.

Super Troopers 2 Review

You boys like Canada?

God of War Review

New Kratos, new world.

Avengers: Infinity War Review


Deadpool 2 Review

An absolute unit.

Solo: A Star Wars Story Review

Now the story of a wealthy family who lost everything.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 4 (Part 1) Review

A season of television that we need.

EA Play at E3 2018

Just announce Skate 4 already, you cowards.

Ocean’s 8 Review

Heist me!

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.

Luke Cage Season 2 Review

Can't stop this man.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado Review

Best left out in the desert.

The Crew 2 Might Be Good, But Not Yet

Definitely not yet.

Moonlighter Wants to Know

Think about it.

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 hat.

Hate-watching The 100

But does it get better?

The Giant Bomb Dot Com

It might be a website.

Trailers You Missed From SDCC 2018

And boy is it a lot.

Mission: Impossible — Fallout Review

Buckle up your eyeballs.

Take to the No Man’s Sky

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

Finely Baked Chaos in Overcooked 2

Get it while it's hot.

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.

The End of Kimmy Schmidt

And she feels fine.

Resident Evil 2 and Grave Expectations

That's one spooky Venn diagram.

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.

Let’s Talk About Apex Legends

Who could have guessed.

The Mad Genius of Legion

Maddeningly mad.

SXSW 2019: What We Do in the Shadows Review

Energy vampires are real.

SXSW 2019: Apollo 11 Review

To the Moon and back.

SXSW 2019: The Highwaymen Review

Bonnie and Clod.

SXSW 2019: Blooming by Lisa Park

When you put yourself out there.

The State of SXSW Gaming 2019

At what cost, though.

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.)

Toy Story 4 Review

Misfit toys.

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.

Stranger Things 3 Review

See you at the mall.

Sea of Solitude Review

The sea is unkind.

Super Mario Maker 2 Review

Let's make some hell.

Stuber Review

More Jimmy Tatro time.

The Lion King Review

There are some worries, though.

Veronica Mars Season 4 Review

Get out yer marshmallows.

Trailers from SDCC 2019 (That I Want to Talk About)

Everyone else is out of luck.

The Year in Review #10 — Apex Legends

It just freaking works.

The Year in Review #9 — Mortal Kombat 11

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

The Year in Review #8 — Resident Evil 2

I'm gonna steal the Tyrant's hat.

The Year in Review #7 — Hypnospace Outlaw

Please don't look up my GeoCities.

The Year in Review #6 — Baba is You

More like, uh, Baba is Good.

The Year in Review #5 — Sayonara Wild Hearts

Bury me in this aesthetic.

The Year in Review #1 — Outer Wilds

It's the game of the year!

Mythic Ocean Review

I can't decide!

The Magicians in Coldwater

Major mending.

The Gentlemen Review

[The weed number]

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.

The Rhythm Section Review

Missing the beat.

Trailer Roundup — F9, Final Fantasy VII Remake, and More

Cloud with pigtails is A Good Thing.

Cheer and Greed

One of them is winning.

Color Out of Space Review

The Full Cage.

Films to Get Excited For in 2020

A lot to look forward to.

Games to Get Excited For in 2020

It's gonna be a good year.

Birds of Prey Review

So many concussions.

Locke & Key — Season 1 Review

So close to unlocking it.

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.