gaming

Video Game Heroes Were Pieces of Shit Until ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

Most action-adventure video games assume that you want to be the hero. Red Dead Redemption 2, however, questions what kind of hero you’re willing to…

An Oral History of ‘Mortal Kombat’

If Mortal Kombat had followed its original trajectory, it would exist in a paltry 200 arcade cabinets, collecting dust in hipster arcade bars scattered across…

ICYMI: The Incredible Origin Story of ‘GoldenEye 007,’ America’s Xanax Epidemic and Big Ol’ Tittays

I’ve been excited to read our lead story today for about a week. That story: The oral history of one of my all-time favorite video…

An Oral History of ‘GoldenEye 007’ on the N64

The Nintendo 64’s GoldenEye 007 — or GoldenEye 64, as it’s often known — is seen as one of the system’s all-time classics. Aug. 25, 2018, will be the…