Building games that reflect the diversity of the real world is nothing new to the team at Arkane Studios. But this project presented unique challenges.
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The game lets you build a new post-plague civilization in 14th-century England, and it’s been topping Steam charts—for good reason.
The update has been a long time coming, and if you haven’t played, now’s the time. We asked Robert Kurvitz, the game’s designer, if he’s finally satisfied with it.
The publishing platform is gaining traction as a Substack substitute. But the comparison isn’t so simple.
The often-overlooked Liberty City and Vice City Stories have some of the best character development and the most cinematic moments in the franchise.
The livestreaming platform for gamers helped pioneer the patronage systems that prop up so much of the internet today.
A combination of a high barrier to entry and outdated, misogynistic attitudes keep women out of a hobby where they could thrive.
The Netflix series can still feel like a boy’s club, but the second season eclipses the first.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is becoming the uncanny valley—that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
As a kid in the 90s, the original game was my escape. In the new remastered version, Lady Asellus’s story still resonates.