News Before doing a teardown, iFixit actually tried grating cheese on the new Mac Pro. It didn't go well.
Still alive Not only is Babylon's Fall still alive, but we get our first look at real gameplay, with more info coming next summer.
Killtacular Reach has aged gracefully thanks to a consistent campaign, and mouse aim makes multiplayer better than ever.
Port report There's still work to do on audio, framerate smoothness, and graphics settings, but Reach feels great to play on day one.
Screen savers The Cyber Monday monitor deals are here for all your gaming set-up needs. 144Hz, 4K, ultrawide—whatever gaming monitor you need, these are the best deals.
Deal This tri-band router is $219.99 on Amazon and has a 1.8GHz quad-core CPU to handle heavy traffic.
Interview The backstory for Grounded, a co-op survival sandbox from a small team of senior Obsidian developers.
News Tell Me Why, out in full in summer 2020, is an episodic adventure game about twins and... trauma?
candygram The dev team hid a white chocolate bar in the game—and 17 real ones in Tim Cain's office. He hasn't found them all yet.
News The set arrives in December, but you'll be able to try the Battlegrounds mode for a week from 5 November.
Punchman It's hard to understand why Punch Ball Mario Bros. exists, and why Mario throws a dinky ball instead of using his signature jump.
Format wars This fascinating, failed '80s Japanese format actually competed against LaserDisc to be the top dog in hi-def video.
Origins Square, Enix, and Game Arts: 3 origin stories from Japan's PC boom, from inside the Game Preservation Society's archive.