Saturday, May 8, 2021
I've Played 'RimWorld' for 700 Hours (And I May Never Escape)

I’ve Played ‘RimWorld’ for 700 Hours (And I May Never Escape)

Life is an unforgiving struggle. Eleven years have passed for my rag-tag band of hardened survivors. I’ve spent more than 130 hours trying to get them off this godforsaken rock....
Ubisoft Removes a Controversial Voice in 'Watch Dogs: Legion'

Ubisoft Removes a Controversial Voice in ‘Watch Dogs: Legion’

Hello, and welcome once again to Replay, WIRED's twice-monthly column about everything happening in the world of video games. Welp, it's been a heck of a November so far,...
Dunking on Nevada Got the Internet Through Election Week

Dunking on Nevada Got the Internet Through Election Week

The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter.The 2000 US presidential election had “hanging...
The Most Glorious Video Game Music to Level Up Your Workday

The Most Glorious Video Game Music to Level Up Your Workday

After 10 years working from home, I've noticed some strange correlations in my productivity. In particular, I am far more sluggish and unmotivated when I forget to put on some...
It's OK to Play One Game Forever

It’s OK to Play One Game Forever

Video games are art. But they aren’t art like books; if you just read Harry Potter over and over, somebody might say “read another book.” And they’d be right....
Star Wars: Squadrons Is the Soaring Antidote to Force Fatigue

Star Wars: Squadrons Is the Soaring Antidote to Force Fatigue

"Permission to jump in an X-wing and blow something up?" "Permission granted." Source: Star Wars: Squadrons Is the Soaring Antidote to Force Fatigue By Brendan Nystedt Techylawyer and its authors do not...
The Horny Internet Wants You to Vote

The Horny Internet Wants You to Vote

Like most accounts that fall within the jurisdiction of Horny Twitter, @BrattyBoysXXX is a shrine to specialized X-rated content. Its genre of choice is all things twink. Jack-off videos, nude...
PC Gaming Doesn't Have to Be More Expensive Than Consoles

PC Gaming Doesn’t Have to Be More Expensive Than Consoles

Every few years, the planets align and we're introduced to a new Xbox, a new PlayStation, and a new generation of PC graphics cards all at once—the perfect storm for...
Six-Word Sci-Fi: A Story About the Next Big Security Leak

Six-Word Sci-Fi: A Story About the Next Big Security Leak

YOUR GENES ARE MY GENES NOW.—@_inflexion_ via InstagramHonorable Mentions:We updated our terms and conditions. —@nisioti_eleni, via TwitterAll of the tokens were useless. —William Nicholl, via FacebookFour-year-old deletes planet data. —@jutajurajustice,...
‘Wait, Sylvie’s Dad Plays?!’ The Joy of Fortnite Parenting

‘Wait, Sylvie’s Dad Plays?!’ The Joy of Fortnite Parenting

Even as I tried to dispassionately evaluate the gameplay (the violence, I concluded, was acceptably cartoonish), I felt a vestigial itch. At age 52, I'm already getting junk mail from...

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