It’s rare to have so many family games released at once. “Bugsnax,” “Sackboy,” even a repackaged “Super Mario Bros.” leave the storytelling to the player, providing a space for us to ask, “I wonder if I can do this?”
The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X herald the start of a new console generaton.
The Apple Watch Series 6 is best of breed, but don’t rule out offerings from Samsung, Fossil and others.
51 video games. Made in two weeks. All of them about life in 2020. Trust me, it’s better when it’s a game.
Death isn’t so final when it comes to debt collection. It’s important to know your rights when a family member dies with financial obligations.
Nothing has yet matched the augmented reality hit “Pokémon Go.” But watch out, Pikachu! “Mario Kart Live” brings AR home. The wonders are in your living room.
Lost rabbits and a missing nighttime rave: An insider’s look at how a “Fall Guys” course is made from start to finish with level designer Megan Ralph.
Nintendo celebrates 35 years of Mario with the rerelease of the first ‘Mario’ games to feature 3-D worlds, including the transformational “Super Mario 64,” the criminally underappreciated “Super Mario Sunshine” and the starry-eyed wonder of “Super Mario Galaxy.”
A cultural nerve was struck when it was announced that “Tony Hawk ‘s Pro Skater 1 + 2” would be remastered. Hawk even renamed a trick for the game that instantly dominated social media talk.
‘Tell Me Why’ breaks ground not only for its transgender lead, but for not indulging in the cliches of transphobia.
Shoppers say its Instacart’s policies often ignore the realities of the job, leaving them in constant fear of termination over things out of their control.
Baseball right now is weird. So check out “Blaseball,” a word-of-mouth baseball-inspired video game hit.
Ex ‘Westworld’ writer Halley Gross joins Neil Druckmann to create the unexpectedly timely story in “The Last of Us Part II” set in a virus-ravaged world
A mask that only covers your nose, a keychain to touch elevator buttons for you, and other highly suspect new gadgets you can crowdfund.
Mostly overlooked in the “Animal Crossing” craze, “Treachery in Beatdown City” is a game in which you fight racists. Behind its humor and retro look is bracing political commentary.
First came esport mega-hit ‘League of Legends,’ then an identity crisis. After soul searching, Riot Games has ‘Valorant’ and new idealism.
Made by American samurai-movie fans, ‘Ghost of Tsushima’ is one of the last games coming exclusively for PlayStation 4.
Branching narratives and multiple endings, interactive TV is rooted in games. Some of it is fun. Some is so bad it’s good. One is from Russia.
‘Mew and Me’ is a game designed for cats. Well, cats and humans. The surprising lessons the game’s creator learned from cats.
We asked 59 game pros: What’s your go-to game in coronavirus quarantine? Makers behind ‘Doom Eternal,’ ‘The Last of Us Part Two,’ ‘Watch Dogs,’ more answer