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Sudoku Plus Zelda Is Actually Pretty Good

I’m not going to lie, sudoku isn’t my cup of tea. I like watching clever people solve these numbers-based puzzles, sure, but it’s not something I go out of my way to do in my free time. When I stumbled upon an elaborate sudoku puzzle based on The Legend of Zelda, however, I found myself begrudgingly entranced.

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Protesting Is a Hack

Protests get shit done. If you celebrate Independence Day, Pride or Martin Luther King Day, you know that public demonstrations, even riots, have forced change where other means could not. Earlier this week we shared with you five demonstrations that changed history; today let’s talk about what’s happening now.

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Magic's New Set Stars A Black Man Who Can Bend Time, And I'm Here For It

Wizards of the Coast kicked off the new Magic: The Gathering set release with a preview of the Core 2021 set. The set features a new Teferi planeswalker, reprints of powerful cards, and the return of phasing—a mechanic not seen in Standard decks for over 20 years. While the official stream revealed only a handful of…

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Somebody Turned Half-Life: Alyx Into P.T. In Case You Never Want To Sleep Again

Even though P.T. was just a playable teaser for a game that we will never actually get to play, it still haunts many people’s memories. Now, someone is trying to recreate the terrifying game using the Half-Life: Alyx engine.

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Alexis Ohanian Is Done With Reddit

Alexis Ohanian has stepped down from his seat on the board of Reddit, the website he cofounded just shy of 15 years ago, in an apparent act of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

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The Very First Harry Potter Game Was A Weird LEGO Joint

Long-running video game franchises all have to start somewhere, and it’s not always pretty. Looking back to that origin point can show us not just how the greats began, but how far they’ve come since. Today we unearth the very first Harry Potter video game.

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How Much More Proof Do You Need?

On Thursday night a video surfaced of an elderly white man in Buffalo, New York being pushed to the ground by two Buffalo police officers. The video, which can be seen here, shows the man falling backward landing headfirst on the sidewalk. Blood pools on the ground instantly, the hand that was holding his cellphone…

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As the Punisher Skull Re-Emerges on Cops in U.S. Protests, Marvel Comics Reckons With Its Imagery

The appropriation of comic book character Frank Castle’s skull emblem by police and the military has been an ongoing issue for Marvel Entertainment as it wrestles with the questionable embrace of the anti-hero’s extrajudicial violence by real state and federal employees. But as the “Punisher skull” has re-emerged on…

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Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest Cancelled, New Update Still Delayed

Final Fantasy XIV’s annual Fan Festival in North America has been cancelled and the game’s upcoming patch 5.3 has been delayed again due to the ongoing outbreak of covid-19.

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What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for...who knows? Maybe some video games, if you need a break for a bit.

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