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Monday, July 20, 2020
The Last of Us, released in 2013, was praised for its rich story and environment. The legacy of its sequel, out now, may be how many gamers are able to play it thanks to enhanced accessibility.
Friday, June 12, 2020
The Streets of Rage video game franchise was known for its cutting edge, club-inspired soundtrack. Composer Olivier Deriviere set out to recapture that magic in Streets of Rage 4.
Thursday, April 09, 2020
Spurred by the concerns of members in China, Columbia University's alumni associations raised more than $1 million to buy desperately needed masks and other gear.
Thursday, April 09, 2020
After thirteen years, a new Half-Life video game is finally here. Aside from being the latest entry into an anticipated franchise — it's also one of the biggest virtual reality games yet.
Thursday, April 02, 2020
After a long hiatus, the iconic Half-Life video game franchise is back. Half-Life: Alyx came out last week, and hopes to re-shape the virtual reality industry.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
From the designer of Katamari Damacy and other cult favorites comes a new work — one just as eccentric and earnest as his past games.
Friday, November 01, 2019
The latest game from visionary game designer Hideo Kojima is marred by moments of frustrating gameplay and bad dialogue. That doesn't mean it isn't interesting.
Monday, September 16, 2019
The movie ticket subscription service startup was popular with subscribers. It may have ultimately failed as a business, but some say it succeeded in disrupting the movie theater business model.
Friday, August 23, 2019
Eighteen years after the short-lived series premiered, Invader Zim is back with a one-off special that lacks the edge of the show's best episodes, but recalls what made it so fun.
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
There's an undeniable catharsis in seeing such a great writer, The New Yorker's Jia Tolentino, lucidly communicate the conditions of our most ludicrous forms of misery in her essay collection.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
In 'Super Mario Maker 2,' Nintendo loosens its grip on a beloved property and embraces its hardcore fans.
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Fueled by Ryan Reynolds' clever, wisecracking voicework, the film feels fresh and invigorating, and not simply the dutiful extension of a familiar brand it so easily could have been.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
With Brutalism, The Drums' sound feels bigger than it's ever been — which is ironic, given than the band itself has never been smaller.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
The stars are arriving at the Academy Awards. Here's a photo recap of some of the most memorable looks at the 91st Oscars.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
A giant of postmodern architecture, he said he rejected unity, consistency and clarity: "All of those things made ... not for beautiful purity — but dead purity."
Friday, July 27, 2018
Illustrator Brandon Breaux has, since Chance The Rapper's debut mixtape, created the evocative portraits used on his covers. But for a recent series, Breaux went abstract — and meme-y.