Stop Putting Pressure on Developers to Rush Games to Market

If you’ve been anywhere near the internet in the past few days, you’ve likely heard there’s…

The Joy and Liberation of Customizing Your Avatar

Typically, I hate choosing—whether it’s what restaurant to eat at or which song to play at…

Loki Has Always Been Marvel’s Most Queer Character

In the second episode of Disney+’s latest Marvel series, Loki, the title character pulls off his…

M.O.D.O.K. Is How Marvel Can Master the Multiverse

A cult favorite Marvel villain has finally gotten his own television show, one that deftly balances…

Games Don’t Just Let You Escape. They Also Help You Remember

Games, of course, are not just solitary experiences. While I’m a big fan of single-player games,…

Some Practical Advice for Living With a Writer

Fantasy author Jane Lindskold has published more than 20 books and dozens of short stories. In…

The Sex Lives of Superheroes

The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture,…

Test Out Next-Gen Space Tech in Kerbal Space Program

Most games lose relevance after a few years, but the indie rocket-building game Kerbal Space Program…

The Best Games (and Trailers) From E3

E3 has returned, brought to you live via stream, offering free entry for all to make…

Nintendo Has Been Stuck in a Creative Rut

The Nintendo Switch had a powerful start. Right out of the gate, the company released banger…