Video game

Looking back on pandemic-time play

We will also look back on this period through the lens of the art that defined it, and as one of the most immersive forms of entertainment, video games have made a definitive mark on our shared memory of the pandemic.  

My first weekend with PlayStation 5

The PlayStation 5 is an awesome piece of tech with great games, and my first weekend with the thing was honestly unforgettable.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 is a reminder of what makes video games fun

As a total package, the game makes a successful argument for “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’s” relevance in 2020, and acts as a reminder that great game design ages like fine wine. 

“Among Us” is your new favorite time-waster

“Among Us” is an app version of Mafia, a beloved childhood game that always seemed hard to set up in groups, but this app shows how much fun it can be when done right. 

‘Half-Life 2’ convinced me of humanity’s power against overwhelming odds

You feel intrinsically motivated to free your fellow humans from the clutches of the Combine, and the satisfaction of playing the underdog telling a bully to piss off is irresistible.