GameStop Sold NFT Games Without ‘Consent,’ Dev Claims

GameStop Sold NFT Games Without 'Consent,' Dev Claims

Image: Gamestop / Krystian Majewski / Kotaku GameStop has once again proven with their NFT shenanigans that an unregulated market built on planet-destroying technology is, and this may shock you, not a terribly great idea. In a thorough report from Ars-Technica, the GameStop NFT marketplace is yet again the topic of controversy as an NFT … Read more

GameStop Launches NFT Marketplace After Laying Off Employees

GameStop Launches NFT Marketplace After Laying Off Employees

Image: GameStop GameStop celebrated the launch of its NFT marketplace on Monday. Its Ethereum-based depot for virtually autographed JPEGs arrived just days after the meme stock giant ruthlessly laid off more employees, and based on my short tour through its website, it’s also still a little broken in places. No one can quite seem to … Read more

These COVID ‘Facts’ Are No Longer True

These COVID 'Facts' Are No Longer True

Photo: Steve Heap (Shutterstock) It’s been a long pandemic, and COVID is still going strong. But along the way, we’ve at least learned a lot of things. Just as we stopped obsessing over hand-washing, there are plenty of other ideas we once had (or still have) about COVID that need to be updated. Here are … Read more

The 10 Best PlayStation Games of 2022 (So Far)

The 10 Best PlayStation Games of 2022 (So Far)

Did you love our list of the best games of 2022 (so far)? Thrill to our recap of the best Switch games of 2022 (so far)? Well, get ready, because the midyear regurgitation of paragraphs we first published months ago keeps on trucking. This time we run down the best PlayStation games of the year, … Read more

Motion Sick After Playing Video Games? Try These 5 Expert Tips

Motion Sick After Playing Video Games?  Try These 5 Expert Tips

Photo: Keystone (Getty Images) Around 30 seconds into playing Doom Eternal, I’m feeling dizzy, my eyes are getting heavy, and my stomach is in knots. I can’t savor the sight of any pink guts spilling across my screen or the clamoring heavy metal soundtrack because I already want to puke. But I knew this was … Read more

Video Games Double Down On NFTs Despite Historic Crashes

Video Games Double Down On NFTs Despite Historic Crashes

Image: Golden Sikorka (Shutterstock) We were so close. As the NFT market suffered one meteoric crash after anotherand as some crypto-based games lost money by the hundreds of millions, it seemed for a second there that the gaming industry might come to its senses. Goal no. This week alone saw two major parties unveiling a … Read more

Final Fantasy Is About Guys

Final Fantasy Is about Guys

There is a new Final Fantasy game on the way. Depending on how you count, this is something that hasn’t happened for three months, six months, two years, six years, or 16 years. The discrepancy between these numbers tells you the most important fact about the Final Fantasy fandom: we’ll argue about absolutely anything. As … Read more