The Sims 4 Seasons Makes Your Sims Feel More Real

The Sims 4's latest expansion, Seasons, gives the game the rhythms of a passing year. While it might seem like a decorative change, after playing it, Seasons feel essential.

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Battle Passes Are So Hot Right Now

Pay-to-win games are garbage. Loot boxes are passe. Cosmetics are cute, but not a great incentive to keep playing. Game publishers have cycled through a bevy of monetization gimmicks aimed at keeping gamers putting cash into their games, some more …

Final Fantasy XIV’s Director Talks Housing Shortage, PS4 Cross-Play, And Much More

Naoki Yoshida has become an icon to Final Fantasy XIV fans. When he logs into the game, his character gets mobbed. One of the reasons for his popularity is his willingness to get candid about all of the issues …

I ate all the burgers at IHOP for journalism

When I was but a wee journalism student in college—slaving away long nights at the campus’ daily paper and suffering shitty unpaid internships—I dreamed of the important, impactful reporting I would one day accomplish as a real reporter. Here, friends, …

Video Game Becomes Popular, World Panics

In the past few months, a video game has become popular among young people, prompting experts and commentators around the world to decide that there must be something dangerous about it.

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T.I. Says His Sons Aren’t “Rockin’ With Him” In The Midst Of Cheating Allegations

T.I., told a fan that the sons he shares with Tiny, Major and King, weren’t rocking with him amidst videos of him with another woman.…