What's your 2017 pop culture gift to the world?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, 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 together. Got a question you’d

The A.V. Club's favorite games of 2017

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.…

The A.V. Club’s favorite games of 2017 so far

Video games are an incredibly expensive, time-consuming hobby, and the sad reality is none of us have the time to play everything we’d like or ought to—a fact that’s especially hard to swallow in 2017, a year so rich in great and ambitious games. So rather than pretending like we have played everything and presenting…

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’s first DLC adds a ton of stuff, lets you dress as Tingle

Just when you thought you might be done with Nintendo’s gargantuan fantasy adventure, the publisher has announced the details of The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’s first post-release content. Launching in the summer, this initial round of DLC, dubbed The Master Trials, will come with a handful of new modes and…

Is The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild one of the best games of all time?

Clayton Purdom: Like everyone else, I’ve spent the past two weeks in thrall to Nintendo’s new Zelda. Breath Of The Wild feels like a cultural moment, one of those rare occasions when a new artwork is immediately and almost unanimously agreed upon as an all-time great. I’m thinking of albums like My Beautiful Dark

Pt. 4—Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’s finale puts its incredible adventure in perspective

Welcome back to our Game In Progress coverage of The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild. In this final entry, Gameological editor Matt Gerardi makes for Hyrule Castle and takes the opportunity to look back at the adventure he had along the way. We’re not quite done with this game yet, though. Check back tomorrow for…

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild has a pretty crappy prize in store for completionists

As anyone who’s played The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild has realized by now, there are hundreds of funny little tree people hiding all over its massive world. Known as Koroks, these critters wait under rocks or out of sight until you solve their simple puzzles. When you find them, they yell, “Ya ha ha,” a…