Erik Nye

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Eight new anime shows to watch this spring

Just because it’s getting warmer doesn’t mean you have to go outside<p>The 2018 spring anime season is almost here and with it, a new slate of shows (about 53) as well as 11 carrying over from the winter season. Many of these shows are available for viewing outside Japan within a day thanks to …

Anime

How to play video games when you have five children

A beginner’s guide to doing the impossible<p>I have five children of various ages, and I already know all the funny things you’re going to say after I report that fact. Yes, I know how that happens. No, I am not very religious. No, I don’t know how we do it either when you’re so busy with just one, or …

Parenting

18 Steam Tips All PC Gamers Need to Know

Roleplaying Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2017

The tabletop roleplaying game industry is driven by crowdfunding these days, which means that in years when there have been great Kickstarters for …

Black Friday 2016: the best PS4, Xbox, and PC gaming deals

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Sony and Microsoft just released new versions of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Plus, all …

HTC Vive

Review of the game Batman: Return to Arkham

Your News Ticker | November 4, 2016<p>To return to the Dark Knight to the screens of monitors can be treated differently. Someone rightly says that …

Comic Books

Grow your YouTube channel the smart way with this YouTube-approved extension

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Bloodborne: The Card Game is actually pretty great | Ars Technica

Review: All the blood and death, none of the smashed controllers.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our regular look at tabletop games. Check out our complete …

Board Games

Die, Anxiety, Die! How Violent Video Games Aid My Mental Health

At a young age I knew I was different, but always just hid behind a theatre kid exterior and chalked all my anxiety up to “budding creativity” that …

Mental Health
Final Fantasy

Refinery29’s Female-Driven YouTube Channel Is A Laugh RIOT

RIOT Creative Director spoke to IndieWire about how she pitched Refinery29 an all-female comedy channel.<p>It took years of working in network …

5 Things YouTube Star PewDiePie Can Teach You About Charisma

Hot dog vendor-turned-professional YouTuber Felix Kjellberg, a.k.a. PewDiePie, has shattered expectations of what YouTube channels can do.<p>Since 2010, …

20 Essential Travel Tips for Gamers Going to Tokyo (Game Show)

Planning a trip to the land of the rising fun? Here are a few helpful pointers.<p>If you grew up playing video games, chances are you feel some kind of …

Dungeons and Dragons burger alignment chart

Illustrator Noah Stacey (Zen-Master on DeviantArt) created this fantastic burger alignment chart after nearly writing off his inspiration:<p>There are …

Dungeons and Dragons

10 startups that will make you reimagine VR, AR and mixed reality

<i>This sponsored post is produced by BeMyApp.</i><p>Stimulating the senses with something non-existent is what all the fuss has been about this year. From flooding the floors at CES in January to lines wrapping around the halls at GDC, virtual reality has been going through a renaissance after its not so …

Did Nintendo make a Gamergate reference in a new Paper Mario game?

Indie game developer Zoe Quinn—the first and most pronounced target of Gamergate—is among a number of people who think they’ve spotted a joke at her …

Retrogaming

Racist Gamers Are Angry On Watch Dogs 2 Black Protagonist

A few days ago Ubisoft released the reveal trailer for their upcoming game Watch Dogs 2. Watch Dogs 2 is an open world, action-adventure game set in …

Dungeons and Donalds, A Parody Twitter Account Combining Donald Trump and Dungeons & Dragons

Listen, Gary’s not a hero. Gary got captured by goblins. Heroes don't get captured by goblins. #dnd #dungeonmaster pic.twitter.com/QiA7Bjk59H<p>— …

Dungeons and Dragons

Video games are revealing the secrets of our aging brains

Our brains change as we age — this much we know. Some abilities peak in early adulthood, while others don't reach their maximum potential until approximately age 50.<p>And while researchers have used a variety of tests to analyze different aspects of mental acuity, we now have an especially powerful …

The Brain

Short Film Shows What It's Like to Grow Up Being Player Two in Video Games

If you grew up with an older brother or sister and an old school video game console, Zachary Antell’s short animation <i>Player Two</i> should hit you right …

How To Play Steam Games On You PS4 Without Any Issue

A YouTube video has been released showing Steam’s Linux client running on Sony’s PlayStation 4.<p>The video shows creator OsirisX browsing the Steam …

Rocket League

Top 10 PS4 Exclusives You Should Play Right Now

Sometimes you just want to blow the living hell out of everything. DOOM more than realised this, and on the 2D plane, Broforce does to.<p>Playing as …

Battleborn review

<i>Battleborn</i> is one of developer Gearbox Software's biggest investments of time and money ever.<p>Packed with heroes and powered by the mechanics of a first-person shooter, <i>Battleborn</i> is an amalgam of a number of different sorts of shooters pulled together with the art style and humor of a Borderlands …

Discussing Video Game Violence With My Three-Year-Old Daughter

<i>This feature was originally published May 10, 2016.</i><p>“Daddy, why did you hurt that man?” The question carries a worrisome tone, spoken by a …

Nathan Drake

Scoutible says its video games will find you a job

What if finding a job were as easy as playing a game? Scoutible thinks its smartphone games have what it takes to assess the aptitude and traits required for certain professions.<p>The company launched at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York on Monday. With work experience at the White House, Goldman Sachs …

Disrupt NY

How A Mario Maker Rivalry Got Me Punched In The Balls

I’ve been fending off the diabolical <i>Mario Maker</i> creations by <i>Giant Bomb</i> editor Dan Ryckert for months now. Our rivalry has always taken place over the …

Filmmaking

A Go-to Guide for Japanese Anime Beginners!

I was first introduced to Japanese anime series and OVAs (original video animation) at 10 years old, back when laser disc was still popular. I had no …

Anime

Want to Produce Viral Blog Posts? Follow These Steps

If I could guarantee that every piece of content I created would go viral, I could spend a lot more time throwing myself out of airplanes. Since there’s no magic wand to wave that guarantees content will go viral, I’m stuck with just skydiving on the weekends and promoting content during the …

Marketing

David Hayter reprises Metal Gear Solid role in Ford commercials

Solid Snake voice actor David Hayter may have been replaced by Kiefer Sutherland, but the classic Metal Gear Solid actor is sure getting a lot of …

Metal Gear