How Twitch took down Buffalo shooter’s stream in under two minutes

Twitch moved quickly where others faltered. The platform has turned a corner on moderation after a bumpy few years — but there's room to improve.

By Nathan GraysonMay 20, 2022

Geoff Keighley teases what’s to come at Summer Game Fest

Summer Game Fest is around the corner, and media entrepreneur Geoff Keighley has the answers for what to expect.

By Shannon LiaoMay 20, 2022

With explosive finale, ‘Halo’ ends a dramatic yet uneven first season

The show so far has been a series of missed opportunities.

By Gene ParkMay 19, 2022

Riot Games invests in Aim Lab maker to build on training, mobile goals

The maker of "Valorant" and "League of Legends" is investing in the company behind the popular esports training software.

By Mikhail KlimentovMay 18, 2022

‘Eternal Threads’ is a walking sim where time travel feels like a chore

The characters are pretty dull, but they sure are horny.

By Alyse StanleyMay 18, 2022

The best couch co-op games to play with friends

Some games are just better played sitting next to someone.

By Alyse StanleyMay 17, 2022

PlayStation Plus will make an impressive debut with room to improve

Its lineup of classic games includes "Ico," “Syphon Filter" and the Sly Cooper series.

By Gene ParkMay 16, 2022

‘Overwatch 2’ is missing the original game’s team-based charm

The "Overwatch 2" beta feels like any old shooter. That's a shame.

By Nathan Grayson,  Shannon Liao,  Teddy Amenabar and Mikhail KlimentovMay 16, 2022

After Roe v. Wade cat email gaffe, Sony and Insomniac plan donations

Neither Sony nor Insomniac plan to tweet about their donations, and Insomniac employees have been forbidden from mentioning either company on social media in the context of donations.

By Nathan GraysonMay 16, 2022

‘Halo Infinite’ should have been delayed again. Season 2 is proof.

Longtime Halo fans have understood this since launch: “Halo Infinite” needed more than a year’s delay.

By Gene ParkMay 13, 2022

Godzilla and Kong invade ‘Warzone’ in new limited time mode

The iconic titans will prowl Caldera from May 11 to May 25.

By Hawken MillerMay 11, 2022

As Roe v. Wade repeal looms, video game industry stays mostly silent

In the wake of Roe v. Wade’s likely repeal, most of the video game industry’s biggest companies have remained quiet.

By Nathan Grayson and Shannon LiaoMay 11, 2022

The best video games of 2022 so far

These are the best games of 2022, so far, on mobile, Switch, PlayStation and Xbox, starting with Wordle and Elden Ring.

By Washington Post Editors and ReviewersMay 11, 2022

Here’s what FIFA’s divorce with EA Sports means for video game fans

The video game company says gamers shouldn't worry: 'EA Sports FC' will look similar to the current series.

By Michael ErrigoMay 10, 2022

‘Norco’ is a sci-fi Deep South dystopia about mundane, corporate evils

“Norco” might be mired in the supernatural, but its villain's corporate face is all too realistic.

By Emily PriceMay 10, 2022

Ironmouse: How an anime girl took over Twitch | Vtuber explained

Ironmouse is a Vtuber who has set records for subscribers during a Twitch marathon from February to March.

By Jhaan ElkerMay 10, 2022

‘Trek to Yomi’ is a decent samurai descendant of ‘Prince of Persia’

Don’t expect a meaty action game; instead, stick around for a striking, black-and-white, classic samurai cinema greatest hits compilation.

By Gene ParkMay 10, 2022

Raven Software prepares for union vote following months-long campaign

Raven QA testers must submit their ballots by May 20. Many have already received their ballots in the mail and voted.

By Shannon LiaoMay 9, 2022

Knotwords is a sudoku-style word puzzle for Wordle and crossword fans

In this crossword-style puzzle, the grid patterns themselves are the clues.

By Alyse StanleyMay 9, 2022

It’s not about what’s new to ‘Overwatch 2.’ It’s what’s been removed.

Players, coaches and commentators in the Overwatch League say fundamental changes to the game are setting the franchise up for success.

By Teddy AmenabarMay 6, 2022