What game would you rather watch than play?

Welcome back to AVQ&A (Gameological edition), where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here…

Our favorite games of 2015, part one

Every December, instead of searching for a group consensus, Gameological looks back at the year in games through individual perspectives. These are the staffers’ personal takes on a few games that have stuck in their minds for whatever reason—big or small—and does not represent any sort of institutional expression.…

Celebrate the weirdness of video games with one last Metal Gear Solid V trailer

For decades, video game fans could count on Konami to bring a totally crazy Metal Gear Solid trailer to E3 almost every year. Even for people who don’t care about the series, it’s the sort of thing you have no choice but to be at least tangentially aware of. This year’s E3 is no different, and Microsoft showed off a…

Please don’t keep me waiting: 76 of our most anticipated entertainments of 2015, part 2

Rocksteady Studios’ Arkham games have been one of the great pleasures in recent gaming. Comic-book based games that actually captured what it felt like to be Batman, the games married interesting stealth gameplay to deeply satisfying combat without weakening either. And while 2013’s Batman: Arkham Origins, developed…