• Why Five Nights At Freddy’s Is So Popular

    Why Five Nights At Freddy’s Is So Popular

    It’s been called the “scariest game in years“. It’s at the top of iOS and Android app stores, it has torn up the Steam charts on PC. It has racked up millions and millions of views (and screams) on YouTube. It has hundreds of earnest fan games, and dozens of rabid fan theories. The Five…

  • Why Speedrunners Use Glitches

    Why Speedrunners Use Glitches

    Any time Kotaku writes about speedruns, we find that a good chunk of the community can’t understand why someone would willingly use glitches and cheats to play through a game. Doesn’t that make the playthrough less valid? Isn’t abusing glitches, you know, wrong?