After the backlash: video game critic Anita Sarkeesian is concentrating on 'Ordinary Women' and still daring to defy online sexism
Video game critic Anita Sarkeesian has a new Web series in the works, 'Ordinary Women,' about little-known women in history.
Major Nintendo releases are typically highly-polished, moderately zany and, if not downright accessible to a mass audience, at least approachable. The best of
The race in virtual reality is on, as Oculus' Rift headsets arrive this week, and two more high-end VAR headsets are on the way.
Do I really need a murder simulation? The video game revolution is thrilling, but potentially unsettling
To those who doubt we are on the eve of a new virtual reality era, Palmer Luckey, the 23-year-old founder of Oculus and inventor of the Rift headset, had one
'Fire Emblem' is about family, so it's already complicated before battles and love enter the picture
'Fire Emblem' comes in three parts, deals with adoptive and birth families and love. So it's kind of complicated
The video game "That Dragon, Cancer" turns the player into a baby knight facing the relentless disease. Powerful stuff. A review.
Interactive entertainment will progress in 2016 as virtual reality spreads and games take on aspects of other mediums.
The "Call of Duty" franchise has had players (as soldiers) do battle underwater, shoot in outer space, wear jet packs and even attack zombies.
Video games are raking in hundreds of millions of dollars, but players are aging, with fewer young players emerging behind them.
Some of the first sounds you hear in "Star Wars Battlefront" are instantly recognizable. The exuberant brass notes strike a triumphant tone from John Williams'
Michael Frith spent the bulk of his career working with the Muppets. Today, the latest project from the semiretired artist has him reimagining history and
Telltale Games' 'Minecraft: Story Mode' has plots, unlike the original 'Minecraft,' and though they seem familiar, they appeal.
Playing a game from 1993 can be jarring. The heavily pixelated graphics may have worked fine on tiny monitors, but they don't translate well to big-screen TVs,
The following column was originally published more than a year ago. This week, citing threats of violence, organizers canceled two panels related to harassment
The following column was originally published earlier this year. This week, citing threats of violence, organizers canceled two panels related to harassment and
The following column was originally published last December. This week, citing threats of violence, organizers canceled two panels related to harassment and the
The new games 'Slam City Oracles' and 'Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime' go against the gray in gaming by being bright and cheery.
Apple on Wednesday introduced an update to its Apple TV platform that places an increased emphasis on games. And all of it looked a tad familiar to those who
Take the myth of Robin Hood, add a cyber-punk look and mix in some hacker sensibility. Welcome to "Volume," which just so happens to be one of the most
When "Tomb Raider" was rebooted in 2013, the game ushered in a number of changes for its main character Lara Croft.
On Sunday, the final morning of the all-things Disney convention, the D23 Expo, video games took the spotlight. And then "Star Wars" dominated it.
Disneyland's long-lost Adventure Thru Inner Space ride gets new life at D23 Expo, where virtual reality simulations are on tap.
Too much thinking, argues a blacksmith in the new "King's Quest," leads to inaction. She says this as if thought were a lamentable trait. Let's be thankful
'N' was created as a reaction to all that was excessive in video games. Just a stick figure ninja in a gray world. Now, with 'N++,' color and music have been added. Go play.
Virtual reality sets Project Morpheus and Oculus Rift can charm, but no-goggles games 'Beyond Eyes' and 'Wattam' charm more.
Toys to life, a growing category in video games, is set to make a splash at E3; analysts say it has yet to reach its potential.