Overwatch-playing dad charms the internet with his acrobatic play style

Given that video games have existed since the late ’70s, it is not surprising that this hobby is shared multi-generationally. But just as parents and kids have good-natured spats over sports teams or food preparation, gaming habits can also cause the same chagrin. 34-year old Rob Krum’s bafflement at his father’s hyper-mobile approach to popular first-person shooter Overwatch inspired him […]

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GTA Online publisher smacks down another cheat seller

Legal threats from Grand Theft Auto Online’s parent company, Take-Two Interactive, wiped out popular PC cheat maker Luna Cheats over the weekend, and even got them to give any money they made to charity. Luna Cheats’ website is now a single page, blank except for a 50-word apology to the GTA Online community, and a promise to “donate our proceeds […]

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Truck Simulator event invites players to deliver COVID-19 vaccines

Big rig drivers in either Euro Truck Simulator 2 or American Truck Simulator are being invited to carry virtual deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines, although even this kind of thing can’t go forward without some people complaining that it’s a political statement. SCS Software’s “Hauling Hope” event is pretty straightforward: Make seven or more undamaged deliveries of the COVID-19 Vaccine Cargo. […]

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World of Warcraft fans don’t trust the game’s zombie mommy

For World of Warcraft fans who have been playing through Battle for Azeroth and Shadowlands, Calia Menethil is always popping up in the background of the story. If there’s some kind of big lore event about the Horde, the undead, or the end of the fourth war, she’s there to preach love and acceptance. She seems benevolent, except some World […]

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Bonehilda is back in The Sims 4’s Paranormal Stuff Pack

Electronic Arts announced Tuesday that it’s next The Sims 4 Stuff Pack is featuring paranormal stuff, as players and fans had guessed. The publisher posted a YouTube video announcing the Paranormal Stuff Pack to a crowd of eager fans in the chat. The expansion pack is out on Jan. 26. It was certainly received better than The Sims 4’s last […]

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TikTok’s algorithm led me to an amazing rhythm game

Most days I spend scrolling through TikTok, I’m greeted with youths dancing to Megan Thee Stallion, cosplayers delightfully posing as Junko from Danganronpa, or videos of cats failing to do simple tasks. Now my TikTok feed is flooded with the dope beats from Friday Night Funkin’, a rhythm game that can be played in a web browser. In Friday Night […]

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Respawn’s new Medal of Honor VR game is at odds with itself

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, the latest in a series that dates back to 1999, is a game at odds with itself. Developer Respawn Entertainment has created a state-of-the-art virtual reality experience in Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, with excellent gunplay and a standout multiplayer mode. It’s paired with a series of documentaries that feature a diverse collection […]

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