Alyse Stanley

Washington, D.C.

Education: Old Dominion University, BA in English

Alyse Stanley is a multiplatform editor for Launcher, The Washington Post's home for video game news coverage. Prior to joining The Post, she was a freelance writer contributing game reviews and features to Polygon, Digital Trends, Unwinnable and other outlets.
Latest from Alyse Stanley

‘Fire Emblem Engage’ is a solid series entry, but also a compromise

“Engage” feels like a compromise that fails both tactics and RPG fans. But in a way, it also nails exactly what’s been keeping me playing all these years.

January 17, 2023

‘Among Us’-like game ‘Goose Goose Duck’ tops Steam charts thanks to BTS

The indie social deduction game saw a surge in popularity after V from the K-pop group BTS played it on a live stream.

January 6, 2023

Five fun party games to play remotely with friends and family

From JackBox to Overcooked, here are some of the best multiplayer games that can be played over your phone or computer.

January 3, 2023

Indie game gems you may have missed in 2022

From 'Tunic' to 'Norco' and 'Lil Gator Game,' here are the indie games of 2022 you really don't want to miss.

December 28, 2022

The most anticipated video games of 2023

Across PlayStation, Xbox, PC and Nintendo Switch, here are the games we're most looking forward to in 2023.

December 23, 2022

The best video games of 2022

From ‘Elden Ring’ to 'God of War Ragnarok' to even Wordle, 2022 was a great year for games. Here’s The Washington Post's list of the very best.

December 13, 2022

Interloper shouts out Bill Clinton after ‘Elden Ring’ wins game of the year, ‘Hades’ and ‘Death Stranding’ sequels shown

Follow live coverage of the 2022 Game Awards for the biggest announcements, winners and highlights from the video game industry's premier awards ceremony.

December 9, 2022

‘Pokémon Scarlet,’ ‘Violet’ are good games with astonishing graphical issues

The two new Pokémon games have persistent technical problems and pacing issues. Still, both games mark a big step forward from "Sword" and "Shield."

November 17, 2022

The evolution of Kratos

The creators of God of War discuss the themes that animate Kratos: brutality, fatherhood and redemption.

November 13, 2022

Meet the 14 Pokémon with the most disturbing backstories

With "Pokémon Violet" and "Scarlet" right around the corner — with Greavard in tow — we've compiled the scariest Pokédex entries so far.

October 28, 2022