The Real-Life Quest to Cook All 74 ‘Stardew Valley’ Recipes

If the pandemic had never happened, Ali Z. might never have joined TikTok. But by the time the short, dark January days arrived, she was getting restless. Nearly a year into quarantine, her go-to hobbies—cooking, baking, and playing video games—felt lonely. In particular, she missed cooking for friends and family. “It’s not quite as fun […]

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 […]

The Tamagotchi Was Tiny, but Its Impact Was Huge

But importantly, Tamagotchi was also one of the very first video games to be marketed primarily to girls. When consoles like the Nintendo were first released, according to Crowley, they were placed on the shelves exclusively in the boy’s section of Toys “R” Us. With the Tamagotchi, the opposite happened. It challenged the hyper-masculinity that […]