Video Games

Can’t get your Skooma fix? Try these ‘Skyrim’ mods instead

'Skyrim: Special Edition' features several updates that improve gameplay and graphics, but no game is perfect. Check out our list of the best -- and coolest -- mods you can install to better personalize your adventure.

These Xbox One games will look better on your HDR TV

The recently-released Xbox One S and the upcoming "Project Scorpio" both support high-dynamic range, or HDR. Here is every game confirmed to support the new technology, including both current and upcoming titles.

Here are the video games to check out in December

The year is almost over, but there are still plenty of new games coming in December, including a host of new VR experiences, Mario's first mobile outing, and the eagerly-awaited followup to a beloved modern franchise. Here's what to expect.

Mario, Zelda, and more Mario: The best games for Wii U

The Wii U has had some of the most interesting games of this console generation, even if it never found a wide audience. Here are our picks for the system's best titles, whether you like building your own levels or fighting demons in style.

Our 20 favorite Xbox One games that you can play right now

The Xbox One is finally coming into its own nearly three years after its initial debut. Check out some of our favorite titles for the next-gen console, from Capcom's take on the Middle Earth to the latest installment in the 'Doom'…

The 20 best PlayStation 4 games you can buy right now

Out of the massive crop of available PlayStation titles, we've selected a few of our favorites. These games will satiate your itchy trigger finger, tickle your funny bone, and maybe even coax out a tear or two.

The NES Classic is sold out, but these emulators do the same thing for free

Just because a game is old and completely outdated doesn't mean that it's no longer fun. Here are the best emulators around, so you can tap into new and retro titles without having to find the right console.

Frag at Starbucks (or anywhere you want) with these potent gaming laptops

Gaming desktops are powerful, but they tie you down to your desk. We've round up some sleek, powerful alternatives that can play your favorite titles at high detail without breaking a sweat.

Striking video game voice actors often don’t know what game they’re voicing

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists begin a strike on Friday morning affecting several game publishers. Demands include "contingent compensation" and safer working conditions.
Movies & TV

Internet of Stranger Things: 'Black Mirror' tackles horrors of augmented reality in new Netflix episode

A new episode from Black Mirror's upcoming Netflix season was screened at this year's New York Comic Con. The episode, Playtest, explores the dangers of immersive technology such as augmented reality and what happens when you give…

Explore new and different gaming worlds with 15 of the best indie games

These days, some of the best video games are made by independent studios. Here our 15 of our favorite indie titles, whether you prefer grueling dungeon crawlers or otherworldly, meditative adventures.

A detailed look at awesome art from ‘Destiny’ to celebrate ‘Rise of Iron’

In anticipation of Destiny's latest expansion, Rise of Iron, we've put together this in-depth look at the game's concept art, examining every detail of the game's fantasy origins.