There's something weirdly atemporal about this isometric Masonite ad, like a secret society of time-travelling Sims players.
Dwarf Fortress is an amazing, mindboggling game, a roguelike that simulates an entire world in pursuit of simulating the remote but promising outpost of hardy dwarves which you lead in it. Deep, intricate, and brimming with fascinating and arresting "emergent properties", it always had one big thing going against it: the impenetrability of its text-mode… READ THE REST
Read Only Memory published a fantastic retrospective of Dune II, the game that codified the realtime strategy genre and, en passant, helped make a sci-fi classic cool again. Success comes from balancing numerous competing sets of demands. Exploring the desert will reveal spice deposits to mine, yet this takes the player away from base building.… READ THE REST
Video games have gone through a series of radical evolutions over the years. The technological leaps in graphics and gameplay are impressive in their own right, but the growing sophistication within the narrative of video games has been spellbinding. In the late 80s and early 90s, scant was the number of games that sought to… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Like us, you love a holiday jam or two. Voices singing "Let's be jolly?" We eat that up. Choir bells ringing? Can't get enough. Marshmallows for toasting and caroling out in the snow?… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. New year, new you! And perhaps a new iPad is in the cards for 2023, but if you're working with a strict budget, there's nothing wrong with opting for a slightly… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. December is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year for everyone, but it definitely doesn't feel that way, even when you are practicing sufficient self-care. Between the stress of… READ THE REST