Hacking Xbox

WIRED is killing it with this longform piece centred on a group of young people calling themselves the ‘Xbox Underground’: spiraling out of control, Canadian David Pokora exploit Microsoft...

Barbara Bush & Mario

Writing for USGamer, Nadia Oxford skillfully remembers the time Barbara Bush appeared on the Super Mario Bros 3 cartoon (and other appearances of the era). It’s a fun, breezy read that captures ...

Good GFX: God of Labo

Long time no see, huh? Since we’ve been gone, a lot of stuff has happened in the gaming world, including some incredible fan art. This one’ll be a little God of War/Labo heavy, but that...

Far Cry 5’s satire falls flat

Can a game be both vacuous and enjoyable? Adam Condra grapples with this in his critique of Far Cry 5: On one hand, Ubisoft makes great open worlds, and in this one, you can light a bear on fire and h...