Publishers: Your Press Events Are Not Esports – Waypoint

EA’s pre-E3 (pre3?) press conference came and went with all the fanfare of a trip through a Wendy’s drive-through, despite Janina Gavankar’s valiant efforts to hype the audience for Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s probably-gonna-be-fine campaign mode. Much of the presentation’s audible thud could be attributed to the extended Battlefront 2 multiplayer demonstration, which came complete […]

Everyone Seems Ready to Rip ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ to Shreds – Waypoint

In the few days since Electronic Arts and BioWare let fans start playing the first 10 hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda, I suspect things haven’t gone according to their internal marketing plan. Instead of people sharing the cool moments they’re having in space, they’re retweeting the awkward animations and various examples of a lax attention to detail. […]

The Tragic Restoration of Halloween Town in ‘Kingdom Hearts’ – Waypoint

We tend to think of the apocalypse as “the end of the world,” but that’s not really the case. They’re a revelation of things as they already were Postscript is Cameron Kunzelman’s weekly column about endings, apocalypses, deaths, bosses, and all sorts of other finalities. There are some real spoilers for both The Nightmare Before Christmas and Kingdom Hearts down below, so if you’re trying […]

Cards Against Humanity’s Never-Ending Fight Against Copycats

Art by Jim Cooke There’s a reason why Crabs Adjust Humidity, Humanity Hates Trump and Cards & Punishment might sound familiar. Their cards might look familiar, too—so familiar that the popular card game Cards Against Humanity has been forced to buckle down on those and several other lookalikes. Cards Against Humanity doesn’t own the rights […]