‘Shop Contest: Sonic Mask, Winners!

Last week we all, sadly, got to see a new Halloween mask based on that terrible looking live-action Sonic film. I don’t know who wants to be Sonic for Halloween, let alone THIS particular version of the character. Regardless of

Mario Maker Contest: Spooky And Scary, Winners!

Last week I asked you folks to create some spooky and creepy levels. Halloween is almost here, so what better way to celebrate than by creating scary Mario courses. I got some great levels and surprisingly not all of them

Ranking Every Plant In Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Based On Tastiness

Plants Vs Zombies: Battle For Neighborville is filled with zombies and plants, as the name suggests. They fight each other for control of the world. Plants wanting to protect humans and zombies wanting to eat humans and their brains. Speaking

Vampire: The Masquerade-Swansong Coming In 2021

Big Bad Wolf Studios, the developers behind the narrative RPG The Council, has partnered with White Wolf and Paradox to create a new game set in The World Of Darkness tabletop universe. This new game, Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong

Duskull Loves The Sound Of Crying Children

Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Duskull!Read more...

A Set Injury Might Mean Major Delays for Cowboy Bebop

John Cho, oh no! The star of the upcoming Netflix live-action version of Cowboy Bebop has had an on-set mishap, and it could mean that the series is a lot later than we thought it would be. Read more...

This Guy Is Awesome

Hello! This week we learn how much data game developers have on players, honk at Principal Skinner, play 2500 classic PC games, dye our underwear and watch a grandpa get it. Read more...

Everything Paradox Interactive Announced At PDXCON 2019

Earlier today at PDXCON 2019, Paradox Interactive revealed a ton of new expansions for many of their popular games. They also announced a new sequel to Crusader Kings II and a delay for Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2.Read more...

Saturday’s Best Deals: Thermapen Classic, Foot Massager, Neck Wallet, and More

A slip-on sale at Huckberry, a discounted wireless GameCube controller for Switch, and a steamer basket Gold box lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

Rejoice, For Crusader Kings III Cometh

Crusader Kings II, one of the greatest strategy (and family murder plot) games of all time is finally getting a sequel, publishers Paradox announced today.Read more...

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for doing basically everything that isn’t staring at that god damn Fortnite hole, which I am still tired from getting up at 3am to look at, because I am an old, old man. There’ll probably be some

Manifold Garden Is A Puzzle Game About Infinity, No Big Deal

Video games are quite fond of the work of M.C. Escher—you’ll see his influence in the mundane labyrinths of Control, the disorienting symmetry of the stealth game Echo, or in the clever puzzles of games like Monument Valley and echochrome.

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Ninja Streams A Game With A Woman; World Doesn’t End

On Wednesday, controversy surrounding Fortnite golden boy Tyler “Ninja” Blevins resurfaced after a high-profile callout of his apparent avoidance of streaming with female gamers. Blevins defended himself on Twitter and, on Friday afternoon, did in fact...

The 10 Best Deals of October 18, 2019

We see a lot of deals around the web over on gamequit.com, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

So You’re Into Fortnite Now

While those of us who play Fortnite were riveted to last weekend’s black hole, the rest of the world watched us watching it in confusion and, in some cases, curiosity. Almost two days later, when the game finally came back

Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle For Neighborville Has So Many Great Ways To Play

There’s always something to do in Neighborville, the suburban wonderland that serves as the setting for the latest game in Popcap’s Plants Vs. Zombies third-person shooter spinoff. No matter which side of the conflict I choose, or what sort of

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Senators Call On Blizzard To Reverse Hearthstone Suspension

Today, United States Senators Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio signed a bi-partisan letter with support from Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Mike Gallagher, and Tom Malinowski addressed to Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, over the recent su...

Reese’s Cups Are Our Readers’ Favorite Halloween Candy, Obviously

Barring some dramatic election interference, we all probably knew this was coming. I think I’m going to buy a bag or Reese’s Cups Pumpkins right now, and I can’t guarantee there will be any left for trick or treaters.Read more...

A Foolproof Guide To Escaping A Corn Maze

I love solving a good maze on paper, but it turns out real-life mazes can be trickier to solve. The biggest change is that you are down inside the maze and lose that coveted bird’s eye view. Outside of carrying

Alex Garland on the Look and Feel of Devs, and Star Wars Stealing All the Good Sets

You won’t be able to see FX’s Devs, director Alex Garland’s (Ex Machina, Annihilation) foray into television until next year. So allow him to explain it to you.Read more...

Dentist Acquires Treasure Trove Of Rare Retro Games For $1.02 Million

A dentist named Eric Naierman sunk a cool $1.02 million on some first-edition, sticker-sealed games in September, the Washington Post reported today. It was one of the biggest-money sales in gaming history.Read more...

5 new releases we love: Vagabon breaks through, Mark Lanegan looks forward, and more

There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more

Get a Pair of Stretch Denim Jeans From Jachs Before You Gain Holiday Weight

Ultra Stretch Denim | $39 | Jachs | Promo code DENIMRead more...

Help, My Console Shelf Is A Mess

I have a problem. It’s probably a fixable problem with a little ingenuity and time, but for now I live with a terrifying gaming shelf packed with consoles, wires, books, a hair dryer, and way too much nonsense. It is

Fortnite Trick Lets You Survive The Storm

Players are still discovering all the changes in Fortnite’s chapter 2, which means of course they’re finding exploits. A newly discovered one lets you use the shield-granting waters of Slurpy Swamp to avoid taking storm damage.Read more...