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Demand for replacement Switch parts has tripled during lockdown

Photo: iFixit


Steam may not be dominant for long

A photo of a teen boy playing video games on a computer. The background is lit with neon blue light and the keyboard is red.
A photo of a teen boy playing video games on a computer. The background is lit with neon blue light and the keyboard is red.
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In orbit, the human body changes in unexpected ways

Photo: Level Ex


Great immersive games create a universe in miniature — just like the world’s best urban parks

Illustration: Glenn Harvey


Eric Zimmerman believes that as games become a more accepted part of popular culture, designers will need to encode the values we want in their products

Image: GameHouse


Fears that Google will abandon its game streaming service look as though they’ll go unrealized

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Creators are using misleading, forgetful, or deceptive protagonists to force gamers to think about subtext — and ask more questions as they play

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Will the strategies that have powered Sony’s success in gaming for 25 years translate to the streaming generation?

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Game worlds can be blueprints for the real world, liberating spaces where rules can be reinvented and the invisible made visible

Credit: Yu Qi, Ziyi Yang


Video games simply aren’t made like this anymore

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