The Gaming ClubWhy I loved a bizarre Japanese game called El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron.
A Fistful of ControllerRockstar's fantastic new Western Red Dead Redemption is even better than Grand Theft Auto.
In BloomFlower is the only video game I've played that made me feel relaxed, peaceful, and happy.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the First-Person ShooterPortal 2, the rare video game that will make you laugh out loud.
BioShock 2The rare video-game sequel that builds on the original (and not just by adding better guns).
This War Is HellCall of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 made me feel terrible about myself, and I loved it.
The Slow Video Game MovementThe Path asks gamers to stop shooting and start soaking in their surroundings.
Super Mario Bros.: The Lost LevelsAfter 20 years, I can finally play this lost gaming classic.
TODAY IN SLATE
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
Forget Oculus Rift This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis. Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Smash and Grab
Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.