Fahey’s Favourite Toys Of 2019

Fahey’s Favourite Toys Of 2019

2019 was U.S. toy fans’ first full year without Toys’R’Us, or at least Toys’R’Us as we once knew it. Desperate Americans were forced to buy from non-dedicated toy sellers, with their lower prices and convenient one-stop shopping. It was a nightmare, but somehow we made it through with some pretty…

Outer Worlds Vs. Outer Wilds: The Comparison We Had To Make

Outer Worlds Vs. Outer Wilds: The Comparison We Had To Make

2019 was a truly bountiful year for video games. We received countless games of peerless quality, some not falling far from the hoary old tree of Genre, with others inventing new genres all by themselves. It is not difficult to draw lines between some of these standouts: Dota Underlords and…

Every Big Game Coming Out In Summer 2020

Every Big Game Coming Out In Summer 2020

Winter is upon us, the cold and dreary season where the fall’s big games go to get delayed. The weather outside may be frightful, but games are hopefully delightful. Let’s turn those lights way down low and see what the wintertide has in store.

Zack Zwiezen’s Top 10 Games Of 2019

Zack Zwiezen’s Top 10 Games Of 2019

2019 was a weird year for games. Some great stuff was released in the last 12 months, but there was also a lot of stuff released in 2019 that felt too broken or unfinished. There was also a feeling that this generation of consoles has hit its breaking point. A…

Lego’s New Apple Arcade Game Is A Quiet, Thoughtful Puzzler

Lego’s New Apple Arcade Game Is A Quiet, Thoughtful Puzzler

Lego Builder’s Journey, out today on Apple Arcade, is a far cry from the usual lighthearted and playful Lego video games. It’s a quiet, thoughtful puzzle game that wordlessly tells the tale of a father and son discovering the importance of play. It’s an incredibly nuanced toy commercial that hits…

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for running in the cold, which means debating for far too long about what to wear and then ending up being overdressed anyway. It’s also for playing video games.

How To Prepare Xbox And PlayStation Updates Before Christmas 

How To Prepare Xbox And PlayStation Updates Before Christmas 

When Christmas Day hits, a bunch of people are going to open up brand-new Xbox or PlayStation consoles, plug them in, and wait for gigantic system updates to download and install. Depending on how many eager gamers sign on to Microsoft or Sony’s services to grab updates — or play…

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Spoilers

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Spoilers

Pop culture moves at lightning speeds thanks to the internet. We are able to discuss whatever we see as soon as we see it. There are no secrets on the internet. Walk around the block and you might stumble into all kinds of information. For movies and games, that means…

The Year In Fighting Game Championships

The Year In Fighting Game Championships

Fighting games have never been as big or monetarily supported as they were in 2019. Every major fighting game franchise had a developer-backed tour leading into a major championship, many featuring some of the largest prize pools of all time. But if it’s never been easier to make a career…

Puma Has Made Gaming Footwear For Some Reason

Puma Has Made Gaming Footwear For Some Reason

Puma has decided to make gaming shoes that are “sock-like,” “comfortable,” “lightweight,” and “grippy.” According to Puma, the shoes are the perfect gaming tool for arena and home use. OK!

My Hideous 2019 Pile Of Shame

My Hideous 2019 Pile Of Shame

There are many hours over the span of a year — around 8760 to be specific. Most are spent working, sleeping, eating, showering and commuting to and from work. With the ones left over, I watch TV and play games.

Mechwarrior 5 Is Pretty Bad, Save For One Thing

Mechwarrior 5 Is Pretty Bad, Save For One Thing

There are some games from the AA space – ambitious without the polish, let’s say – that are so good that it’s astonishing what the developers have accomplished. And then there’s the other kind of AA, the kinds of games where that astonishment is replaced with forgiveness. Mechwarrior 5 is…

How To Get Destiny 2’s Buggy New Obelisk Working

How To Get Destiny 2’s Buggy New Obelisk Working

It’s the second week of Destiny 2’s new Season of Dawn, which means there’s a new Obelisk for players to activate. That’s easier said than done, though, thanks to a bug that prevents you from being able to interact with it.