Video Games Filter
  1. Girls’ Game Shelf

    Whether you love card games like Magic: The Gathering, prefer a Settlers of Catan-style board game, or go for straight-up Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying, Girls’ Game Shelf has you covered with game reviews, tutorials, and tips for girl gamers of all ages.

    Video Games
  2. The Avocado

    Love pop culture? Want to talk about it with other people who love pop culture, and maybe make some friends? Welcome to The Avocado, “a home for people who want to discuss movies, TV, or any of a wide range of pop culture while fostering a sense of community where you can share in each […]

    Comics
  3. Simon’s Cat

    Simon’s Cat is the adorable, mischievous cat of British animator and illustrator Simon Tofield. On his official website, you’ll find his blog, films, and information about projects and merchandise, like books, games, and comic strips.

    Animals
  4. Nerdist

    One of the web’s leading — and most inclusive — hubs for conversations around pop culture, Nerdist covers everything from the latest Marvel outing to Pokémon and Game of Thrones.

    Comics
  5. The Arcade Blogger

    If vintage arcade games make you feel warm with nostalgia (even if you weren’t born yet when they first appeared), Tony Temple’s posts at The Arcade Blogger will be right up your alley.

    Culture
  6. Heterotopias

    Architecture and gaming come together in this digital zine focused on the spaces and structures in video games and virtual worlds — dig in to studies and visual essays dissecting spaces of play, exploration, and violence.

    Jetpack
  7. Futurism

    A leading web destination for the latest news, infographics, and videos on the science and technology that are shaping our future, from artificial intelligence and robotics to virtual reality.

    Culture
  8. A Geek Girl’s Guide

    Michelle Anneliese, a self-described “Ravenclaw from District 13,” writes on various aspects of geek culture — from gaming and cosplay to Harry Potter — with a fresh, always-curious perspective.

    Culture
  9. Archaeogaming

    From analyses of Tomb Raider to posts on vintage consoles, Archaeogaming is a blog dedicated to the discussion of the archaeology of video games — and in video games.

    Essay
  10. Screen Rant

    Screen Rant is one of the web’s biggest independent sites for entertainment news, reviews, and features, catering to casual watchers and movie and television buffs alike.

    Film
  11. No, virtual reality isn’t going to solve America’s policing problem.

    Can virtual reality training help reduce escalation in police encounters? Maybe not: “You can fuss with…how to optimize contact between public and law enforcement, but sometimes the solution is simply for that contact not to occur.”

    Jetpack
  12. Pokémon Go and the politics of digital gaming in public

    “Airbnb owns no properties; Uber owns no cars; Pokémon Go is just some markers on a map. The politics is someone else’s problem.” A critique on Pokémon Go, the nonconsensual use of public and private space, and the flânerie of today’s augmented reality game players.

    Commentary
  13. What Second Life Means to Me

    Virtual novelist, poet, and photographer Huckleberry Hax celebrates Second Life with a video based on his experiences in the far reaches of the online virtual world.

    Identity
  14. Funk’s House of Geekery

    Looking for some self-righteous rambling about whether Superman or Batman would win in a fight? Look no further than this celebration of movies, comics, books, games, and all things geek. (FYI, the answer is Batman.)

    Comics
  15. That Dragon, Cancer

    “It’s not just a literal narrative about a family with a terminally ill child. It’s a journey through the doubts and struggles of the soul.” At Feminist Frequency, Carolyn Petit reviews That Dragon, Cancer, a video game that chronicles the lives of creators Ryan and Amy Green, whose son is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

    Storytelling