Category: Culture

May 11, 2021

Why Is It So Hard to Be Evil in Video Games?

Sometimes there are too many choices. Most of the time, “good versus evil” isn’t very clear-cut.


by Simon Hill in Choose Your Own Path
May 7, 2021

Epic v. Apple and the Plan to Avoid ‘Looking Like the Baddies’

This week’s antitrust trial against Apple reveals in new detail how the Fortnite developer aimed to take on the industry’s titans.


by Cecilia DAnastasio in Business
May 7, 2021

24 Essential PS4 Games Every Player Should Try

Crawl dungeons, hunt dinosaurs, and learn to be a dad with our favorite PlayStation 4 titles.


by Wired Staff in Buying Guide
April 30, 2021

New Pokémon Snap Doesn't Want Your Avant-Garde Photography

The successor to the 1999 classic is a fun romp through a new Pokémon landscape, but don’t expect a revolutionary approach to photography.


by Gabriel Solis in Culture
April 1, 2021

When the Boss of All Dating Apps Met the Pandemic

Tinder. Hinge. OkCupid. Match. A year ago, Shar Dubey became the CEO of a multibillion-dollar matchmaking empire. Then singles everywhere went into lockdown.


by Arielle Pardes in Backchannel
March 8, 2021

Ubisoft's Valhalla Is Too Long, Too Big, and Too Repetitive

In the latest Assassin’s Creed installment, I’m playing a Viking during the Dark Ages. Why am I bored?


by Simon Hill in Culture