32 Best Black Friday Video Game Deals (2021): Accessories, Switch, PC, PlayStation, Xbox

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Photograph: SteelSeries Amazon, Best Buy We like the Bluetooth Arctis 3 as a wireless headset, particularly when paired with the Nintendo Switch. However, if it’s more important for you to have one headset for all your consoles rather than going wireless, this corded version is an inexpensive option with great audio quality […]

Arrested Evolution: Pokémon’s Refusal to Grow Up

Before you exit your house in 1998’s Pokémon Red and Blue—the first set of localized games in what has become a franchise of sprawling, borderline-unimaginable proportions—you’re given the option of interacting with the TV set. Clicking the A button on your Game Boy brings up this text: “There’s a movie on TV. Four boys are […]

Help, I’m Stuck in Cutscene Hell

It’s time, once again, to put down the controller and pick up the needles. I’m 10 hours into Yakuza: Like a Dragon, and I’ve already knit an entire hat, because approximately 75 percent of that time has been spent watching cutscenes. Don’t get me wrong, cutscenes are an integral part of modern gaming, but they’re […]

Inside the Lucrative World of Console Resellers

“Since I started a new family, I was trying to look at other ways of getting income,” he says. “I felt like I understood the sneakerhead and streetwear culture enough to where I can invest in items and resell it at a higher price compared to stocks, since I’m not well-versed in stocks. This is […]