Last night’s HQ Trivia was a little tense. Not only were there over a hundred thousand players—the most I’ve ever seen—but the chat was filled with comments about a Daily Beast article where host Scott Rogowsky’s boss threatened to fire him. Even Rogoswky couldn’t avoid addressing it, making veiled references to the…
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a perfectly serviceable entry into the series, until the game reminds you that could be spending money on it.
When 2017's Star Wars Battlefront II was first previewed at E3 this year, people were cautiously optimistic. Its predecessor was slammed for being thin on content, but initial showings of the game looked promising and it seemed like EA had added the things fans wanted out of the game’s sequel, like a single-player…
Once you get over the whole “harbinger of death thing,” The Sims’s the Grim Reaper is kinda hot.
In March 2015, at a party at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Megan Farokhmanesh met a developer from the respected studio Naughty Dog. As they were talking, she says, he asked if she “fucked all her sources like on House of Cards.”
In the middle of talking to me about his upcoming documentary on The Simpsons, comic Hari Kondabolu described watching the show with his brother. It was a Treehouse of Horror episode, a Halloween-themed series of vignettes that The Simpsons does every year. In this episode, parodying The Most Dangerous Game, Mr. Burns…
This is art.
Over 3 years ago, one developer started a whole new genre of streaming with Twitch Plays Pokémon. In these streams, the chat took control and played the game, rather than the streamer. The resulting craze had views in the millions. Yesterday, the creator of Twitch Plays Pokémon, referred to as “Streamer” by the TPP…
My older brother watched Dragon Ball Z every day growing up, and I still hear young black men talking about it all the time. On the train, I hear black teenage boys sharing their takes on Dragon Ball fighting games. When I meet black men my age, ones who scoff at my love of anime, they still know what I’m talking…
This is a clip of rapper Lil Yachty streaming Call of Duty and farting into his mic. You’re welcome.
In an article titled “Are eSports Going To Replace The Beautiful Game?” British GQ contributor Andy Mitten spins a yarn about going somewhere where there are no Manchester United fans. Where are all the sports-hungry young men, he wonders? This is where the esports hook comes in, a full twelve paragraphs after the…
After not playing Snipperclips for months, I had more or less written the game off as being easy and filler-y. But after last week’s DLC, Snipperclips Plus, I was wrong.
The latest expansion for the Sims 4, Cats & Dogs, hit last Friday and players have already found a way to shitpost with it.
Steph and Ayesha Curry are starring in their own cooking game for mobile. It’s not much fun to play, but oh boy do I love listening to Steph Curry’s not-very-good voice work.
On today’s episode of Fave This, I’m joined by special guest Danika Harrod from Waypoint. In between talking about how to be good at Twitter, we discussed the greatest Vine of all time.
Jessica Williams was asking me about Sims mods.
The Sims 4 expansion Cats & Dogs comes out tomorrow. When you check out the new town, Brindleton Bay, you may notice a family that seems a little familiar.
I have been waiting with bated breath for The Sims 4’s Cats & Dogs expansion since it was announced in September. I didn’t realize that it would give me something else I’ve been waiting for: curly hair.
Some of the original characters people are making with Sonic Forces’s character creator are downright adorable. Others are using it to shitpost. Guess which one this post is about.
In anticipation of Friday’s Cats & Dogs expansion, The Sims 4 got a new patch today. Some of these fixed bugs are hilarious.