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With the second wave of COVID-19 upon us, my morbid mind realized now was perhaps a better time than ever to try out the video game adaptation of “Pandemic,” a highly successful board game where players assume the role of scientists managing a global virus outbreak. Life imitates art and all that.
Although there are still a number of weeks until 2020 finally(!) sinks into the annals of history, I’d wager that “Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales” will be remembered as the year’s most ingratiating family-friendly video game. It is a feel-good, unabashed spectacle that controls well, looks great and has a hyper-efficient story line.
In recent months, I’ve been slowly chipping away at my sizable backlog of video games – while I enjoy this reprieve from the latest and greatest, I also find myself wondering why I’m not more enamored by many newer titles. I consider myself something of a retro gamer, but I certainly don’t restrict myself to older games exclusively.
The 2020-21 NBA schedule will feature a play-in tournament and an NBA Finals that could run all the way until July 22 — keeping some players from competing in the Olympics.
Time spent playing video games can be good for mental health, according to a new study by researchers at Oxford University.
LODZ, Poland – Back home in Venezuela, Ruben Limardo Gascon is hailed as a national hero for winning a gold medal in fencing at the 2012 London Olympics.
Those fan cutouts seen inside some college football stadiums and a staple in the background on Major League Baseball telecasts are coming to the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Out of all the genres of video games I enjoy, perhaps the most difficult to discuss is role-playing games. It’s not for lack of fans of the genre or anything – quite the opposite. Rather, the RPG label is applied to so many different games that it comes to mean something different for everyone.
Prior to the pandemic, the Pac-12 was positioned to have eight bowl partners for the 2020-21 postseason cycle.
Nathan Chen found himself in a familiar place Saturday on the top step of the podium.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson can return to NASCAR competition next season following a long suspension for using a racial slur while playing a video game.
Gonzaga’s athletic department, facing financial strains caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, is asking men’s and women’s basketball season ticket holders for their help but not requiring it to retain their tickets down the road.
Sony's upcoming PlayStation 5 video game console will cost $500 and launch Nov. 12, the company said Wednesday, setting up a holiday battle with Microsoft's Xbox Series X over whose new console will turn up under more trees this year.
For decades, the excitement surrounding the release of new gaming consoles has always been matched by the assortment of games that launch with it, with the games becoming an event within themselves in bearing the critical potential to sell the systems.
On this date 25 years ago, Sony’s first PlayStation game console went on sale in North America. The 64-bit system featured high-quality 3D graphics, three megabytes of memory – one of those devoted to just video – and 16-bit, 24-channel sound.
The International Olympic Committee and Japanese organizers are trying to remove public doubts that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will take place next year despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Publisher Devolver Digital is having something of a moment, with "Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout" taking over the world. The publisher released "Enter the Gungeon" with developer Dodge Roll in 2016.
Cornhole is having its cultural moment during COVID-19, with matches broadcast on ESPN as sports have hit a standstill. Spokane plans to offer its own league through the Parks and Recreation department beginning next month.
Do you like Souls-like games but find them a bit too dark and difficult? Indie developer Max Mraz has a game for you!