Tuesday Game Room: Summer Doldrums Edition

Ah, summer is here—and that basically means video games have decided to give it a rest for a couple of months. Now’s the time to get out there and enjoy the sunshine, or... stay in and play all those video games you’ve been meaning to catch up on? Let’s go with the latter. It’s time for Tuesday Game Room!
» 7/08/15 12:00am Today 12:00am

The 12 Creepiest Card Descriptions in Magic: The Gathering

One of the most iconic elements of Magic: The Gathering is the tiny snippets of lore written on the bottom of each card, known as “flavor text” to fans. These bits of story are frequently funny, but just as often they can be haunting. Here are 12 bits of flavor that turn good Magic cards into memorably creepy ones.
» 7/02/15 10:20am Thursday 10:20am

The Complete Guide To Every Single Terminator, From T-1 To T-3000

Most of us just know a few of Skynet’s most famous killer cyborgs. The T-800, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. The T-1000, made of liquid metal. But there have been a stunning 15 models of Terminator, from Cyberdyne and Skynet, as featured in the movies, TV series and games. Here’s our complete guide to all the… » 7/01/15 1:18pm 7/01/15 1:18pm

Meet Alhammarret, High Arbiter From Magic Origins

This summer’s new Magic: the Gathering set, Origins, explores the early history of five of the game’s iconic planeswalkers. Our exclusive Origins preview card shows off one of the other characters that are part of that history, a sphinx with some strong opinions on what spells you should and shouldn’t be playing. » 6/20/15 11:00am 6/20/15 11:00am

I Used The Final Oculus Rift. Here Are The Games Worth Playing.

I don’t know what the final Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will cost. The fact that it won’t come with its amazing motion controller makes me want to wait. But even with just an Xbox One gamepad, there are already mindblowing experiences to be had. Here are all of them. » 6/19/15 7:30am 6/19/15 7:30am

Tuesday Game Room: The Calm Before The Storm Edition

It’s the week before E3, and not many people want to put games out. But that doesn’t meant there aren’t any — the Elder Scrolls go online on consoles, and Lego life, uh, finds a way with the new Jurassic World tie in. Excited for E3? Come talk about it in this week’s Tuesday Game Room! » 6/10/15 12:00am 6/10/15 12:00am

Our First Look At Star Wars' Post-Episode VI Universe Is In A Phone Game

Ahead of an extensive set of books covering the period between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens coming out this year, our first “official” look at what happened to the Star Wars galaxy after the Death Star II blew up will be... a mobile game? Man, this “everything matters” canon is getting weird really quickly. » 6/04/15 2:40pm 6/04/15 2:40pm