The new king
Let's play! Wes journeys through the Dwarven mines to discover Minetown. Shops! Guards! There's so much to learn this week.
Checks out Final Fantasy IX is the best PC port of a classic Final Fantasy yet, though its pre-rendered backgrounds suffer at high resolutions.
Time mastered Chronos is a captivating action RPG made even better by the immersion of VR, and the deepest Oculus Rift game we've played so far.
Let's Play! Wes and Jeremy explain NetHack Bones levels. There's more to them than just a spooky name, promise.
INTERVIEW The creators of some of the PC's most beloved cRPGs, new and old, talk about how they make games.
REAL DEAL The Vive has some rough edges—it's heavy and missing integrated audio—but the room-scale VR experiences it offers are truly incredible.
Let's Play! This week we learn all about the strengths, weaknesses, and playstyles of NetHack's professions, and why Valkyrie is great for new players.
New Realities VR hardware is finally here, and we've spent an entire week in the Rift. Is it the future of PC gaming?
Dwarf Fortress simulates the world to such an absurd degree, cats that walk on spilled beer can end up getting drunk.
Interview Tarn Adams will probably be working on Dwarf Fortress for the rest of his life. With 1,500 features left to implement, it could take that long.
This week, Wes learns about block-pushing puzzles in Sokoban and blinding enemies with cream pies. The Boston kind.
VR Week! Planning to buy into VR when the Oculus Rift or SteamVR are available in early 2016? Here's how to prep your house and PC.
Logitech takes us inside its labs to prove the new G900 Chaos Spectrum can outperform even the best wired mice.
Logitech's new flagship mouse tries to do it all: perfect wireless performance in a light ambidextrous body with a new click mechanism.
What is a NetHack options file? How do you customize it? We start a new run and answer those questions this week.
Procedural code generated the bulk of the game's 35 hours of dialogue. Then humans made them amazing.