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The Sims
The Sims

'The Sims' Helped Me Cope With Bullying

Video games can be a powerful coping mechanism.
Lisa Cumming
12.27.17
Gaming
Gaming

Steam Announces It Is 'No Longer Supporting Bitcoin'

"It has become untenable to support Bitcoin as a payment option."
Matthew Gault
12.6.17
Gaming
Gaming

4 Gamers Explain Why They Make Other Players' Lives a Living Hell

It's a problem as old as video games: Gamers insult, harass and threaten other players—despite the risk of being booted from the game. Four flamers confess why they can't shake the habit.
Dominik Schott
11.16.17
Outer Limits
Outer Limits

Engineers Want Gamers to Explore the Moon with a Remote-Controlled Nanobot

Why go outside when you can visit the Moon from your bedroom?
Jacob Dubé
10.25.17
Roblox
Roblox

Porn and Swastikas Have Infiltrated 'Roblox'

Hackers have found ways to subvert parental controls in the children's computer game.
Matthew Gault
10.17.17
Gaming
Gaming

Orc Slavery Made Me Quit ‘Middle-earth: Shadow of War’

“When is my rest?,” he begged. I pulled him close to me, dominated his weakened mind, put him in my orc stable, and immediately shut down the game.
Matthew Gault
10.12.17
"Unlock Tech"
"Unlock Tech"

'I Didn't Think It'd Be This Easy,' Says 'For Honor' Player Who Won $10K Using Known Exploit

Esports has a problem when anyone can use an exploit that's been around for months to coast to victory.
Leif Johnson
8.14.17
Holograms
Holograms

Please Respect the Radeon Holocube

AMD reveals a new GPU and a mysterious cube
Emanuel Maiberg
7.31.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

For 20 Years, This Man Has Survived Entirely by Hacking Online Games

A hacker says he turned finding and exploiting flaws in popular MMO video games into a lucrative, full-time, job.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.29.17
case closed
case closed

We Solved the Mystery of What Makes Up Tracer's Rewind Sound In 'Overwatch'

Can Tracer send us her SoundCloud mixtape?
Jacob Dubé
7.14.17
trash
trash

This Arcade Machine Eats Garbage Instead of Coins

And the games are fun, too.
Jordan Pearson
7.13.17
Nostalgia Alert
Nostalgia Alert

Nintendo's SNES Classic Has the Previously Unreleased 'Star Fox 2'

Upcoming mini-console will be packed with 21 games from the 1990 gaming system.
Leif Johnson
6.26.17